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Bulgarians Pay Tribute to Sofia Liberators

Bulgarians dressed in old-time costumes stood on sentinel at some of the monuments in Sofia erected in gratitude to Russian liberating army, which set the city free of Ottoman yoke. Ruski pametnik was the first monument built in Sofia after the liberatio

Society | January 5, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 754

2007 Predicted to be Warmest on Record

The world is likely to experience the warmest year on record in 2007, the UK's Met Office has forecast, as cited by BBC.

Society | January 5, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 934

Sofia's French High School Opens Exhibition

Students from the French Language School Alphonse de Lamartine in Sofia will open an independent exhibition at the DEBUT gallery in Bulgaria's capital.

Society | January 4, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1267

Bulgaria's Baby 2007 Revealed

Denitsa Nikolaeva is the name of Bulgaria's Baby 2007. The young lady took her first breath on January 1 in the town of Kyustendil, South-western Bulgaria, just like last year's winner in the contest.

Society | January 4, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 745

Bulgaria Displays to EU Unique Thracian Treasures

The Thracian treasures of Bulgaria will be offered for display at the European Parliament within an exhibition under the title "The Grandeur of Bulgaria". The exhibition will open January 8 and will run until January 12 under the auspices of the ALDE par

Society | January 3, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 919

Kate Moss Weds Pete Doherty "Secretly"

Model Kate Moss and her boyfriend, rocker Pete Doherty got married "secretly" in a Thailand in a Buddhist ceremony.

Society | January 2, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2300

Weather in Bulgaria Unusually Warm

The weather in Bulgaria is unusually warm for the season, yet meteorologists promise there will be snow by the end of the week.

Society | January 2, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1195

Mercury in Bulgaria almost Sets World Record

Only about a degree prevented Bulgaria from setting a world temperature record on the first day of its EU membership.

Society | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1583

Bulgaria's Bishops Read New Year Prayer

Bishops of Bulgaria's Holy Synod held Monday a mass at the St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral to read a prayer for the New Year.

Society | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 762

Bulgarian Vassils Mark Name Day

On the first day of the New Year Bulgarian Orthodox Church commemorates Saint Vassilij the Great, who lived around 330-379.

Society | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 929

Happy New 2007 Year!

The team of Sofia News Agency wishes you, our readers, all the best during the New 2007 Year! We wish you health, love, peace, happiness and success.

Society | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 821

Bulgaria's Spiderman Flag-Flies on New Year Eve

Bulgaria's Spiderman, Ivan Kristoff, rode a balloon to flag out the three-colours of the country to hail the coming New Year. The special initiative was organized by Sofia Municipality as a present to the capital city bracing for all-night festivities.

Society | December 31, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 839

Bulgarians See off Last Outside-EU Weekend

Bulgarians have taken advantage of the warm and sunny weather to relax ahead of celebrating the entry into the European Union. The last weekend of Bulgaria outside the bloc was preferred by some to take on one of a number of ice rinks in Sofia.

Society | December 30, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1003

Home Chores Cut Breast Cancer Risk

Women exercising by doing the housework can reduce their risk of breast cancer, according to a latest study. The research conducted on more than 200,000 women from nine European countries found doing household chores was far more cancer protective than p

Society | December 29, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3359

Balsamic Soy-Glazed Chicken Wings

Ingredients: 4 lb chicken wingettes, 2 tablespoons olive oil, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, 3/4 cup balsamic vinegar, 1/4 cup soy sauce, 2 teaspoons sugar, 1 tablespoon unsalted butter

Society | December 29, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 581

Australians INXS to Come to Bulgaria

The world famous band INXS will come to Bulgaria for a live concert on May 31, 2007. INXS are invited to entertain Bulgarian audience by the mobile operator vivatel, Balkan Entertainment and Rock and More Sofia.

Society | December 28, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1314

Unknown Mozart Piece to Sound in Salzburg

A piece, attributed to the young Mozart will be performed for the first time ever in his native town of Salzburg on Friday. Previously unknown, the piece was discovered by the Austrian archive in a book they recently acquired.

Society | December 28, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 616

Bulgaria's Top Christmas Charity Event Fetches Record-High Revenues

The record-high sum of BGN 2, 219, 921 was gathered by the major charity initiative "The Bulgarian Christmas", held under the patronage of president Georgi Parvanov.

Society | December 27, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 693

Bulgaria Marks St. Stefan's Day

Bulgaria celebrated Wednesday the day of Saint Stefan, one of the saints, whose name is among the most common in the country. Translated the name means "a wreath", and is considered to bring the closure to the old year.

Society | December 27, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 479

Bulgaria Launches Music Idol Talent Contest

Bulgaria's bTV channel will launch next year the show Music Idol, the European version of UK's Pop Idol. The show is a talent contest to find the best new young singer or "pop idol".

Society | December 26, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 956

Sofia Citizens Take Holiday Walks in Vitosha Foothills

Discouraged by the poor skiing conditions, many Sofia citizens decided to visit the Vitosha Mountain nevertheless, but only to take a walk. Tuesday was the last official free day of the Christmas holidays and parents chose to spend it with their children

Society | December 26, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 866