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Depeche Mode to Thrill Bulgaria June 21

Depeche Mode will thrill Bulgarian fans again coming next year to stage a third concert here.

Society | December 14, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 748

Christmas Book Fair Opens Doors in Sofia

Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev and Culture Minister Prof Stefan Danailov officially opened Wednesday the 25th edition of the International Book Fair.

Society | December 14, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 663

New Archeological Exhibits on Display in Sofia

The Archeological Museum in Sofia has considerably enlarged its exhibition adding some of the latest archeological findings to its collection. This year, when the museum celebrates a centenary, archeologists from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences made qu

Society | December 13, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1059

15 Bulgarians to Have Antarctic Christmas

Fifteen Bulgarians will celebrate Christmas and New Year's Eve at the country's Antarctic base. Ten scientists are presently there, and another five are about to join them in the upcoming days, an Antarctic scholar said in Sofia Tuesday.

Society | December 13, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 549

D2 Ex Frontman Makes 1st Step in Solo Career

Well-known Bulgarian singer Dicho, who left the famous D2 band in the beginning of the year, made the step in his solo career - he launched his new song "I have no boss."

Society | December 13, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 607

Bulgarian Kids Get Santa Answers to Christmas Letters

All Bulgarian children who send a Christmas letter to Santa Clause this year will receive an answer from him. That was what Santa has told the Bulgarian Posts.

Society | December 13, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 476

Bulgarian Opera Prima Revealed Genuine Album

World-famous opera prima Alexandrina Pendatchanska has preferred her homeland to hold the premiere of latest album Genuine.

Society | December 12, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 641

6th Harry Potter Book with Bulgarian Premiere

The sixth book of Harry Potter stories will hit Bulgarian bookstores on Monday. The translated Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince will cost BGN 25 and will be published in hardcover.

Society | December 12, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1702

Sofia in the Whirl of Tango Passion

Tango lovers in Sofia and all over the world gathered Sunday to celebrate this beautiful dance of passion.

Society | December 11, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 645

SNA Publisher Maxim Behar Declared Honorary Citizen of Shumen

Maxim Behar, publisher of Sofia News Agency, has been pronounced Honorary Citizen of his hometown Shumen in the northeast of Bulgaria, as he turned 50, December 10.

Society | December 11, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1111

Miss Iceland Crowned Miss World 2005

Miss Iceland, Unnur Birna Vilhjalmsdottir was crowned Miss World 2005 in the coastal resort of Sanya, China. Miss Mexico, Dafne Molina Lona, was the first runner-up, and Miss Puerto Rico, Ingrid Marie Rivera Santos, was ranked third in the contest.

Society | December 10, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5282

Bulgarian Beauty Brings Home Model World Crown

Bulgarian top fashion model Elena Tihomirova has returned to Bulgaria after winning second place at Miss Model of the World 2005 contest.

Society | December 9, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1698

Harry Potter Fan Works Exhibited in Sofia

Bulgaria's national library in Sofia will display over a hundred works, inspired by the Harry Potter stories.

Society | December 9, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2364

Forks&Corks: Vegetable Hotch-Potch

Ingredients: 3-4 onions, 4-5 tomatoes, 5-6 peppers, 1-2 aubergines, 4-5 potatoes, 100g okra, 100g French beans (green beans) 1 tsp paprika, parsley, 2/3 cupful sunflower oil, salt.

Society | December 9, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 536

Health: Chemical Signals Spread Cancer

US scientists say they have discovered how tumours control the development of secondary cancers in the body.

Society | December 9, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 416

Science: Ozone Recovery May be Delayed

It could take far longer than expected for the ozone "hole" over Antarctica to repair itself, according to scientists.

Society | December 9, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 426

Sofia Students "Wed" to Celebrate Holiday

Students from Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" have arranged untraditional wedding ceremonies to celebrate their holiday on Thursday.

Society | December 8, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1212

Bulgarian Girls Conquer Miss Teen International 2005

Bulgarian girls Viktoria Kimonova, 13, and Stela Karpuzova, 11, swept most of the awards at Kiev children's beauty pageant Miss Teen International 2005. A total of 60 children aged 5 to 15 participated in the contest.

Society | December 8, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4372

Christo, Jeanne-Claude Get Lifetime Career Achievement Award

Bulgaria born conceptual artist Christo and his wife Jeanne-Claude will receive the Premio Lorenzo il Magnifico for Lifetime Career Achievement at the Florence Biennale. The internationally renowned artists will present a projection on their work at the

Society | December 8, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 559

Smokie in Bulgaria for New Year's Eve Concert

The legendary Smokie will be in Bulgaria to take part in the New Year's Eve concert. The news was broken by the management of the Bulgarian National Television, which is organizing the major event every year.

Society | December 8, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1285

Bulgaria Marks Students' Day

All Bulgarian students mark on December 8th their holiday. The Day of the Bulgarian students was first marked in 1903 in the country's Sofia University and has been celebrated ever since both by current and former students.

Society | December 8, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 430