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Five Billion Watch Live 8 Gigs

The Live 8 global concert event kicked off Saturday, with an estimated audience of five billion. Shows opened in London, Philadelphia, Paris, Johannesburg, Rome, Berlin, Moscow and Barrie, in Canada.

Society | July 2, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 653

Bulgarian Gal Claims Celebrity Look

A 19-year-old Bulgarian won a special contest and will be transformed into a celebrity look-alike. Olya Gladkova has been a huge fan of Galya from music duo KariZma.

Society | July 2, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 747

Thracian Gold Found at Tatul Temple

Archeologists have found a piece of 23-carat Thracian gold in south Bulgaria. The team was examining the Tatul sanctuary near Kardzhali when they picked the precious find.

Society | July 2, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7522

World Sees New Leonardo Picture

A new picture of Leonardo da Vinci has been discovered, the National Gallery in London has said.

Society | July 1, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 898

Forks&Corks: Broiled Salmon a Citrus Sauce

Ingredients: For salmon

Society | July 1, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 419

Health: Fruit, Juices Cut Alzheimer's Risk

A new research highlights the possibility that antioxidants in fruit and vegetable juices may lower the risk of Alzheimer's disease.

Society | July 1, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 385

Science: Headway Made against Hepatitis B

A new study suggests scientists have moved closer to finding the best treatments for chronic hepatitis B, a viral infection affecting some 400 million people worldwide. The new issue of the New England Journal of Medicine published the results of a resea

Society | July 1, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 637

Spirit of India Lands in Sofia

Famous Indian dancer Alekhya Punjala has fascinated Sofia audience with spiritual dances of Kuchipudi.

Society | June 30, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1204

Bulgaria Sees EU Entry Music Clip

A special Bulgarian music video celebrating EU entry had its premiere Thursday. Popular singer Konstantin Georgiev, better known as Kalki, wrote the song "Europe.

Society | June 30, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 728

Archeologists Seek BGN 200,000 to Resume Thracian Works

Archeologists digging in the excavations of ancient Thracian tombs in Bulgaria will need some BGN 200,000 to carry out their work this year. Dr Georgi Kitov is determined to continue the hard work of previous summer when his team unearthed numerous sensa

Society | June 30, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1881

Italian Bravacasa Magazine Debuts in Bulgaria

One of the most prestigious Italian furnishing magazines "Bravacasa" will launch a Bulgarian-language issue. This will be the magazine's pioneer project in a different language than the Italian, the publishers announced.

Society | June 30, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1123

Bulgarian Ship Lines World Marines at Trafalgar Battle

More than 500,000 spectators and thousands more yacht and vessel-passengers have watched the glamorous Son et Lumier show with a Bulgarian participation.

Society | June 29, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1019

Bulgarian Fashion Designer Invited to NY

A Bulgarian knitwear designer has been invited to join the USA International Fashion Shows in September. The producer of the event, Andres Aquino, has enlisted Bulgarian designer Galina Dacheva with her company Babini Kuki ("Grandma's Needles").

Society | June 29, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 750

Revamped Ledenika Draws Thousands

Bulgaria's famous Ledenika cave has been enjoying tremendous interest after its re-opening. The spectacular site welcomed a week ago the first tourists after renovation works.

Society | June 29, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 520

Bulgaria Celebrates with Danube Fellows

Bulgaria is one of the 13 countries that celebrate the Danube Day Wednesday. The international holiday aims to boost awareness of the need to protect Danube River and its waters.

Society | June 29, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 441

Bulgaria Marks Sts Peter and Paul's Day

Bulgarian Orthodox church marks Wednesday the day of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul.

Society | June 29, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 486

Bulgarian Wins Beauty Title in Greece

A Bulgarian model was crowned Miss Tourism of The Planet in Greece. Elisaveta Nikolchovska competed against beauties from 23 countries, her agency said.

Society | June 28, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1535

Harry Potter Pre-Orders Top 1 Million

Pre-orders for the book Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince have exceeded one million, leading online retailer Amazon announced. There are another three weeks before the sixth book in the Potter series is published.

Society | June 28, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 483

Bulgarian Architect Assigned Key Vienna Project

A Bulgarian architect has been assigned the building of a new pedestrian bridge in Vienna. Aneta Bulant-Kamenova has won the European contest for the construction of the "Skywalk" bridge.

Society | June 28, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 537

Miss World Mad at Plastic Surgeon

Miss World Maria Julia Mantilla could bring a lawsuit against her plastic surgeon, world media disclosed. The Peruvian beauty says the doctor lied about operations he did to her.

Society | June 27, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2112

Historical Bulgarian Landmark Looted

Robbers have looted the tomb of the mythical Orpheus near the southern Bulgarian village Tatul. The vandals have destroyed many of the premises constructed by the archaeologists working at the site.

Society | June 27, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 705
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