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DW Airs Sofia Concert around the World

A concert of world famous German Symphony Orchestra and the Windsbach Boys Choir, due in Sofia on December 8, will be aired on the frequencies of Deutsche Welle around the world. Deutsche Welle audience will have the chance to enjoy the performance of Ba

Society | December 7, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 600

Survey: World's Best Schools are in Finland

Finland has topped an international triennial study of the abilities of the 15-aged students. The Finnish teenagers showed up with best results in the science and reading skills categories.

Society | December 7, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 652

Bulgaria Prides in Improved Birth Rate

Death rate in Bulgaria has decreased while birth rate in country is slowly going up, data of the National Statistical Institute (NSI) shows. The number of the newly born children in Bulgaria went up by nearly 0.

Society | December 7, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1098

Greenpeace Builds Mankind Salvation Ark

A new "Noah's Ark" has been built by the Greenpeace organisation in Buenos Aires as a symbol of mankind salvation from an ecological apocalypse on the Earth, Russian news agency RIA Novosti reported. A gigantic boat, 30m in length and 8m in height, was b

Society | December 6, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 545

Bulgaria's Big Brother Censored Hot Action

A sex scene involving participants in the Bulgarian version of Big Brother has been concealed for viewers, a local daily says. The chief of Bulgaria's Nova TV, which is broadcasting the reality show, has admitted to beclouding a hot toilet episode betwee

Society | December 6, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 11231

Nikulden Unites Partying Fishermen, Bankers

Bulgarian fishermen, sailors and bankers united Monday in celebrating their common patron, Christian St Nicholas "the Miracle Maker."

Society | December 6, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1067

Bulgaria Unearthed Yet Another Ancient Gold

Two gold earrings were found during excavation works near the Black Sea city of Nessebar. The jewellery belonged to a woman buried during the Hellenic period IV- III century B.

Society | December 5, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4700

Foreigners Admire Bulgaria's People, Nature, Cuisine

Foreigners are fond of Bulgaria's nature, cuisine and people, a recent survey shows. The Vitosha Research study, executed among foreigners living in Bulgaria, revealed that the foreigners were mostly impressed by the hospitality of the Bulgarian people,

Society | December 4, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1091

Miss Peru Wins World Beauty Title

Miss Peru, Maria Julia Mantilla Garcia, was crowned Miss World 2004 in the southern Chinese city of Sanya. Miss Dominican Republic Claudia Julissa Cruz Rodriguez was the first runner-up and Miss USA Nancy Randall was third runner-up.

Society | December 4, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 12298

Bulgarian Star in Another Hollywood Blockbuster

Bulgarian Hristo Shopov, already known around the world as Pontius Pilate from Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ", has joined yet another Hollywood hit. Shopov will star along with his colleague passionist James Caviezel (Jesus Christ) in the "I Am

Society | December 4, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1694

Cat Lovers Enjoy Major Sofia Show

Cat lovers in Bulgaria saw a major show organized in Sofia, as Bulgaria's capital city hosted two international cat exhibitions. For the first time in Bulgaria two major international events of that kind will be organized in two successive days- December

Society | December 4, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 578

Conifer Felling Starts in Bulgaria

Large-scale felling of coniferous trees has already started in Bulgaria prior to the Christmas holidays. Media said that state-owned woodlands would provide some 400,000 trees this year.

Society | December 3, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 808

US Actor Presents Bulgaria-Shot Film about Sex Slavery

Bulgaria will see December 9 the premiere of a Michael Cory Davis film about forced prostitution. The movie "Svetlana's Journey", shot in Bulgaria, is the directing debut of the young US actor, featured in Bold and The Beautiful and All My Children, as w

Society | December 3, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1327

Bulgaria-born Christo Begins to Wrap Central Park

Bulgaria-born artist Christo and his wife Jeanne-Claude, famous for wrapping Germany's Reichstag in fabric, began the Central Park project with the delivery of 15,000 steel bases. A total of 7,500 16-foot metal frames will be erected throughout the park

Society | December 3, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1050

Big Brother Might Oust Bulgarian Rowdy

One of the Bulgarian participants in the Big Brother reality show could be kicked out because of misdemeanour, media said. Nayden Naydenov, 25, was quick to impress viewers with his biting humour and romping attitude when the show kicked off on private N

Society | December 3, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1410

Science: Buddhist Lama Corpse Stuns the World

The body of Russian Buddhist lama Dashi-Dorzho Itigilov, who died in 1927, did not decay over a 75-year period, medical experts and historians say. The Russian officials announced that samples taken 75 years after the burial indicated that the organics o

Society | December 3, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1112

Health: DNA Test "Helps" Smokers Quit

A simple DNA test could spot which smokers have an addictive gene and would likely benefit from particular quit methods, say scientists.

Society | December 3, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 768

Bulgaria to Join Eurovision in Kiev 2005

Bulgaria will participate for the first time ever in the European contest Eurovision after the state Bulgarian National Television (BNT) agreed to pay the broadcast fee of EUR 30,000 Swiss francs. The next stage-breaking musical event of Europe will take

Society | December 2, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1645

Forks and Corks: Celery and Carrot Soup

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Society | December 2, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 566

Fashion: Prints Getting Wild

You can dress to show the world your wildest side in Winter 2004, without worrying that you might look "cheap". An enduring classic, this season's animal prints are sexy, but

Society | December 2, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 412

UK Envoy Reveals Sports Secrets to Bulgarian Students

Over 100 students from the Sofia "Dobri Voinikov" School attended the lecture of the British Ambassador to Bulgaria Jeremy Hill. Ambassador Hill, who appeared to be a passionate sports fan, shared some of his secrets for healthy living with the Bulgarian

Society | December 2, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 856
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