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Bulgarian "Little Mozart" CD Debut Sees Sunlight

The first solo CD of the Bulgarian 12-year-old pianist Asen Tanchev has been launched on the Bulgarian market.

Society | January 5, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 997

Mutant Lemon Grows on Bulgaria's Seaside

Gardeners in Bulgaria's coastal resort of Balchik have grown a giant lemon, media disclosed. The piece weights 1.

Society | January 5, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 875

Experts: Cigoli Painted Bulgaria- found Precious Canvas

Bulgarian art experts confirmed that the precious canvas found in the southern city Stara Zagora was painted by Italian Baroque Era Painter Lodovico Cigoli, local 24 Hours newspaper reported. The canvas was found in a private house in Stara Zagora on Oct

Society | January 5, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 710

Troy-Dated Treasure Shines in Sofia Museum

A gold treasure dated back to the times of Troy, which was recently unearthed at an unquoted location near Karlovo's "Valley of the Kings", has already taken its place among the exhibits of National History Museum. The set of 450 gold artifacts and jewel

Society | January 4, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 964

Female Newborn Destined Bulgaria's BABY 2005

Laura Petkova, born a minute after New Year advent on January 1 is Bulgaria's BABY 2005, as the lot fell on her on Tuesday. The small lady competed with a boy and a girl from different Bulgarian towns who also took first breath in the first minute of 200

Society | January 4, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 499

Bulgarian Sets World Record for Highest Blood Alcohol Level

A 67-year-old man had a 9.14 promilles blood alcohol level when he got crushed by a truck at the end of December, police say.

Society | January 4, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 16395

Sofia Gets a Taste of Japanese Pop

One of Japan's celebrity pop musicians - Miyazawa - will perform live in Bulgaria for the first time this February. The former vocalist of The Boom has been climbing high on Japanese music charts for some 15 years.

Society | January 4, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 422

Bulgaria's Big Brother Craze Creeps into Politics

A political party aimed to bring together Big Brother fans was inaugurated in Sofia on Monday. The founder - Atanass Panayotov - gave the new formation the name Big Brother National Movement, apparently with a wink to the ruling Simeon II National Moveme

Society | January 3, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1157

Bulgarian Eighth-Graders World's Laggards in Math Scores

Bulgarian eighth-graders saw the largest declines in average math and science scores, followed by their peers in Sweden and Norway, according to the 2003 Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), cited by the Washington Times.

Society | January 3, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 619

Ice Rooster Welcomes Chinese New Year in Vilnius

A gigantic rooster made of ice perched in the central square in Lithuania's capital Vilnius to celebrate the incoming New Year, which according to the Chinese calendar is the Year of the Rooster.

Society | January 3, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 832

3 Newborns Compete for Bulgaria's BABY 2005

A total of 37 calls have been registered within the sixth national campaign "BABY 2005" of the Bulgarian "9 months" magazine. In the first minute of the new 2005 two girls were born in the towns of Lovetch and Sofia and one boy took his first breath in P

Society | January 3, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 499

Bulgaria Ensures Rich-Crop Year with Ritual Dances

Carrying traditional multi-coloured masks, covered with beads, ribbons and woolen tassels, men dressed in colorful and florid costumes dance to expel evil spirits and herald the advent of spring. Hundreds of people across Bulgaria traditionally take part

Society | January 2, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 569

Christo's "The Gates" Start Rising in New Year

Forklifts in New York City are expected to begin moving 15,000 steel bases into place on January 3 for a public work of art that will allow visitors to Central Park to walk through 7,500 gates hung with panels of saffron-coloured fabric.

Society | January 2, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 735

Bulgaria Expects 100 New Year's Babies

About 100 Bulgarian babies are expected to be born on January 1, data has shown. A local magazine has organized a special campaign for welcoming Baby 2005, the country's first newly-born for next year, to the world.

Society | December 30, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 474

Romanian Pregnant at 67, to Deliver Twins

A Romanian woman aged 67 was reported pregnant with twins after fertility treatment. Adriana Iliescu would become the oldest recorded mother if her pregnancy should come to full term.

Society | December 30, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1359

PR Leader of Bulgaria Parties 10 Years of Excellence

The young-spirited team of Bulgaria's leading PR agency gathered Wednesday night in a glitzy downtown club to mark ten years of excellence of M3 Communications Inc. The country's business, showbiz and political elite attended the party in centre city Col

Society | December 29, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 543

Sofia Melts in Cuban Dance Heat

A wave of exoticness and music heat swept the stage of Bulgaria's National Palace of Culture, where the Cuban National Television Ballet performed their latest show, Cuban Magic. Guests to the spectacular performance also had the chance to enjoy live bea

Society | December 29, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 505

Bulgaria Robbed of Precious Historic Treasures

A Wallachian crown from the 19th century, a golden cross and a medallion were stolen from the Veliko Tarnovo museum. The theft was disclosed Tuesday morning during the daily inspection of the historic collection.

Society | December 28, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 513

Bulgarian Lady Enters MTV Top 10

The Bulgarian singer Svetla has entered the Top 10 of the music channel MTV with her single "Tazi Vecer" (‘Tonight"). The 25-year old lady has been living in Italy for 12 years now, where the song was first released and noticed.

Society | December 28, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3107

Bulgarians Donate Over BGN 1 M to Ailing Children

More than BGN 1 M have been collected so far under the national charity campaign " The Bulgarian Christmas."

Society | December 27, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 447

Bulgarian Rhythms Shake Vienna

Some of Bulgaria's most prominent jazz musicians, including Milcho Leviev, Yildiz Ibrahimova and Theodosii Spasov are to perform in the Austrian capital January 3-11, 2005.

Society | December 27, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 608
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