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