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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

Picasso's Lover to Sell Sketches

A former lover of Pablo Picasso is to sell 20 sketches by the artist at an auction in Paris later this month.

Society | June 24, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 856

35-Century-Old Gold Unearthed in Bulgaria

A ritual gold piece of plastic art was discovered by a team of Bulgarian archaeologists, it was announced.

Society | June 24, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1818

Bulgarians Mark Midsummer Day

Bulgarians mark Friday the Midsummer Day, or so-called Enyovden, related in traditional beliefs to herbs harvesting.

Society | June 24, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 679

Fashion: Tips for Shorter Men

The right clothing and dressing tips that can help you look taller: Clothes with vertical lines are a classic way to create an illusion of extra height.

Society | June 24, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 411

Forks&Corks: Feta-Sauced Grilled Zucchini, Tomatoes

Ingredients: 1/2 cup mild feta cheese, 1/4 cup sour cream, 2 tablespoons water, 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic, 2 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh basil, 2 medium zucchini , 250g cherry

Society | June 24, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 418

Bulgaria Welcomes Europe with a Song

Bulgaria has always been and will be part of Europe - this is the message of the Bulgarian song, dedicated to the signing of the EU accession treaty that took place on April 25.

Society | June 23, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 615

Bulgarian Beauties Storm "Mini Miss Europe 2005"

Two Bulgarian young beauties will take part in this year's Mini Miss Europe, Visages Model Group announced. Maria Emilova, 13, and Konstantina Ivanova, 10, will take off June 24 for Turkey to join the international beauty fest.

Society | June 23, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4547

Spanish Art Exhibited in Sofia

A Sofia art gallery has inaugurated the exhibition of El Ortellano as part of the project for cooperation between the Embassy of the Kingdom of Spain and the Union of Bulgarian Artists.

Society | June 23, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 402

Jailed Vanko 1 Back in Hip-Hop

Vanko 1, a Bulgarian hip-hop star who is now in jail for forcing women into prostitution, is back in the music business. Fellow rap idol Misho Shamara has included the prisoner's vocals in a recent hit compilation, the music company said in a press relea

Society | June 23, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2785

Beer to Spirit Up Ozzy Gig

Organizers of the Black Sabbath gig in Sofia will allow beer sale inside the stadium, they told the Sofia News Agency Thursday. Alcohol consumption during major music events is usually seen as risky.

Society | June 23, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1735

Lions Save Girl from Kidnappers in Africa

A group of lions rescued a girl of 12 from her kidnappers in Ethiopia. The abductors wanted to force the girl into marriage.

Society | June 22, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4352

Bulgaria's Indiana Jones Resumes Thracian Excavations

The TEMP expedition led by Georgi Kitov will resume July 5 its work in the Valley of Kings, where last summer the archeologist and his team unearthed sensational findings from Thracian times.

Society | June 21, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1619

L'Oreal Seeks to Sign Beckhams

Celebrity style icons David and Victoria Beckham have been offered a deal by cosmetics giant L'Oreal, media said Tuesday. The UK football captain and his posh wife will eventually lead an advertising campaign for hair products.

Society | June 21, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 878
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