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271 Bulgarians to Turn 100 in 2007

A total of 271 Bulgarians are expected to mark their 100th birthday in 2007 scientists announced. Most of them are women, as females are known to have a larger life expectancy, state BNT channel reported.

Society | April 4, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1003

Bulgaria's Hristo Shopov in Pontius Pilate's Role Again

Famed Bulgarian actor Hristo Shopov has had the chance of walking into the sandals of Pontius Pilate twice in his career, both times in international productions. Shopov, who is the son of renowned actor Naum Shopov, first portrayed Pilate in Mel Gibson'

Society | April 4, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 22876

2nd Burial for Legendary Bulgarian Tzar 800 Years after Death

The relics of the Bulgaria's Tzar Kaloyan will be buried for a second time in a church the ancient Bulgarian capital Veliko Tarnovo 800 years after his death. The relics will be put in the gallery of the 40 Holy Martyrs Church, head of the National Histo

Society | April 3, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2347

VIP Brother Audience Tops 1 M in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's second edition of VIP Brother has managed to glue over 1,000,000 people to the TV screen, Nova TV boasted. A poll by GFK agency has showed that the reality show tops the ratings in its time slot, outrunning its main competitor Music Idol, aire

Society | April 3, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1563

Portuguese Film About Bulgarian Immigrant Wins Award at NY Festival

A Portuguese film, telling the story of a Bulgarian immigrant won the best international movie at the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival. The documentary movie entitled "Waiting For Europe" was shot in Portugal, Spain and Bulgaria

Society | April 3, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1782

Cyber University Opens Doors in Japan

The first cyber university, where the whole course of education is leaded on-line, has been opened in Japan. There are two faculties in the unusual higher school, each accepting about 600 students.

Society | April 2, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1180

Bulgaria Hosts Balkan Aesthetics and Beauty Forum

Beauty masters from all southeastern European countries gather in Sofia to take part in a Balkan aesthetics, beauty and health forum. The event, which is organized by the Balkan Cosmeticians' Association and the Bureau for supporting the middle classes o

Society | April 2, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1145

Bulgarian Christians Celebrate Palm Sunday

Bulgaria's Christians celebrate Palm Sunday, the last Sunday of Lent before Easter. The feast commemorates the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, before the holy week in which his passions and crucifixion are celebrated.

Society | April 1, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1276

Youth NGO Seeks Bulgaria's Biggest Liars

Youth Initiatives 2004, a Bulgarian non-government organization, seeks to find the country's biggest fraud. "Who is Bulgaria's biggest liar?" is the question passersby are asked in Sofia, Plovdiv and Stara Zagora on April Fools' Day.

Society | April 1, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1065

Bulgaria Celebrates Spring, Maidens on St Lazar's Day

Festivities on St Lazar's Day, devoted to young girls, pastures, fields and woods, may have long lost their ritual significance, but remain one of the best-loved and known traditions in Bulgaria.

Society | March 31, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1166

Intl. Artist Flock to Participate in Musical Competition in Bulgaria

More than 80 artists have already registered themselves to take part in Bulgaria's international musical competition "Pancho Vladigerov".

Society | March 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1439

To Do

PLAY... ... a prank on Sunday.

Society | March 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 773

To Go

ANY PARK... ... and break a couple of willow shoots, fasten them into a circle and hang it on your door.

Society | March 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 608

Week in Advance

SATURDAY ***Bulgarian national dance sport championships***

Society | March 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 843

Ancient Mechanism Predicts Movement of Planets

A mysterious mechanism found in a 2,000-year-old Greek shipwreck may have been used to calculate the positions of planets, predict when eclipses were to occur, and do other astronomical chores, scientists claim.

Society | March 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1113

Short Walks Helps Smokers Quit

Smokers should do short exercise sessions to help them resist the temptation to light up, experts at the University of Exeter say. A review, recently published in the international journal "Addiction", concludes that when smokers abstain from smoking, ex

Society | March 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 919

20% of Bulgarian Children Have Impaired Eyesight

In Bulgaria around 20% of the children have eyesight problems, Professor Petya Vassileva, national consultant on ophthalmology said Friday at a press conference on the issues of impaired eyesight.

Society | March 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1102

Lentil Stew

Ingredients: 1 cup continental lentils

Society | March 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 985

Bulgaria Bids Farewell to World Famous Cartoonist Dimovski

Relatives, friends and colleagues of late Boris Dimovski, one of the greatest contemporary Bulgarian artists and a world-famous cartoonist, bowed heads in his memory on March 29.

Society | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1922

Robert Plant with Summer Concert in Bulgaria

The legendary Robert Plant is coming this summer to Bulgaria for a huge live show, officials from the Kavarna town municipality announced on Thursday.

Society | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2776

Bulgarian Students Make Giant Easter Egg

Bulgarian fourth graders from the Burgas's Vassil Aprilov School made a giant Easter egg, Darik News reported.

Society | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1368