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30,000 Enter Big Brother Race in Bulgaria

More than 30,000 people have vied to enter the second Bulgarian season of Big Brother. People not only from Bulgaria but also from the UK, Italy, Russia, Ukraine and Libya are eager to enter the show, it emerged Tuesday.

Society | August 23, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 584

Bulgarian Royal History Admirers See Unique Cigarette Box

Bulgaria's History Museum displayed Tuesday its latest acquisition - a silver cigarette box with the engraved image of Bulgaria's King Ferdinand in a parade military uniform.

Society | August 23, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1883

Seaside Photo Fiesta Delights Amateur Artists

Losenets coastal resort will see the opening of the amateur photo contest Photofiesta on August 28. The artistic event will go on to September 3.

Society | August 22, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1139

Bulgaria Cleans Up Rila National Park

Bulgaria launched Monday a campaign to clean up the Rila national park. The campaign will continue to August 28 and will include the Malyovishki and Musalenski parts of the Rila park.

Society | August 22, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 887

"American Pie" Star Contracted Hepatitis in Bulgaria - Father

"American Pie" actress Natasha Lyonne, who is fighting for her life in the intensive care unit of a New York hospital with hepatitis C, has contracted the disease in Bulgaria, her father claims. Lyonne, 26, reportedly suffers from a heart infection and c

Society | August 21, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7173

Sofia Displays Matchless Silver Jewellery

A collection of fine silver jewellery was put on display in Sofia Saturday, drawing fashionmongers to the place. The Grita Gallery presented hand-made designer pieces by Ivo Katsarov, Vladimir Nikolov, Slaveyko Dimitrov, Bogdana Topreva and Ilia Kralev.

Society | August 20, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1235

Bulgarian Eco Living Promoted in Europe

Bicyclers from several countries will tour Europe to promote a Bulgarian ecological center. The twelve volunteers will start their tour from Switzerland on September 21, and finish it on October 15, the Bulgarian National Radio said.

Society | August 20, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 625

Beinsa Duno Followers Welcome New Year

Eight hundred followers of Master Beinsa Duno from five continents gathered to celebrate the first day of the new divine year in the Seven Lakes region in the Rila Mountain.

Society | August 19, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 855

Forks&Corks: Strawberry Sorbet

Ingredients: 3/4 cup sugar

Society | August 19, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 354

Bulgaria Hunts for Supermodels

The campaign for choosing Supermodel of Bulgaria 2005 kicked off Thursday, with strict rules for the candidates. Only ladies aged 14-21, at least 1.

Society | August 18, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4303

Bulgaria Honours "Miracle Worker" Day

Orthodox Christians in Bulgaria honour Thursday the famous hermit St Ivan Rilski, known as the Miracle Worker and also celebrated as the patron of Bulgaria. St Ivan Rilski founded the Rila Monastery some 1,000 years ago.

Society | August 18, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 584

Sofia Displays Large Gold Set

A unique gold treasure of more than 15,000 pieces was put on display in Sofia Wednesday. The National History Museum is showing the large set, which has been dated back to the III c.

Society | August 17, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1200

Big Brother Stuck with Too Many Candidates

The Bulgarian Big Brother producers will suspend the casting for new participants, as they have already received an overwhelming number of applications. More than 22,000 Bulgarians are vying to enter the house for the second season of the show.

Society | August 17, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 774

Madonna Injured in Horse Ride

Madonna was seriously injured on Tuesday, as she was out riding on her 47th birthday. Her spokeswoman described her as being "pretty banged about", Sky News reported.

Society | August 17, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 684

Morgan Freeman Movie Set Scares off Sofia Residents

The sets of the newest film of Hollywood star Morgan Freeman scared off Sofia residents taking a walk through the big Southern Park. A US graveyard constructed in the big park stunned the people passing nearby.

Society | August 17, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1033

Bulgaria Uncovers Newly Found Golden Treasure

All Bulgarian history lovers will be delighted Wednesday at the presentation of the newly found golden treasure at the Sofia's National History Museum. The treasure, which consists of some 15,000 golden pieces, has been unearthed by the young archaeologi

Society | August 17, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1407

New Virus Attacks Windows Flaws

A new virus targeting flaws in Microsoft's Windows operating system is circulating on the Internet. The Zotob virus is said to exploit security holes in Windows 95, 98, ME, NE, 2000 and XP platforms and can give hackers remote access to affected systems.

Society | August 16, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 784

Bulgaria's Outgoing FM Presents Livingston Isle Map

Bulgaria's outgoing foreign minister presented Tuesday a unique map of the Livingston island. Minister Solomon Passy presented the map prepared by the members of the Bulgarian expedition headed by doctor Lyubomir Ivanov.

Society | August 16, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 873

New Sex Scandal Hits Tyson

Notorious boxer Mike Tyson is facing new legal trouble after a reported incident in Italy. Florence Botoli, 33, has said that Tyson assaulted her at a nightclub, after she refused to have sex with him.

Society | August 15, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1625

Bulgarians Celebrate Virgin Mary's Day

Bulgarians joined the world Monday to mark one of the major Christian holidays - the Assumption of Virgin Mary. According to Christian tradition the body and soul of Mary, the mother of Jesus was taken into Heaven after the end of her earthly life.

Society | August 15, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 858

Symphony Farewell for Dutch Envoy in Sofia

The New Symphonic Orchestra mastered by the internationally-recognised American conductor Karl St. Clair performed Sunday evening to see off Dutch Ambassador to Sofia.

Society | August 15, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 641
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