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Bulgarian Capital Celebrates St Sofia Day

Bulgaria's capital celebrated Saturday St Sofia Day, the date when the Orthodox world pays homage to the Holy Martyrs Sofia and her three daughters Faith, Hope and Love.

Society | September 17, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 959

Artists Get Sofia Culture Awards

Acting Sofia mayor Minko Gerdzhikov awarded prominent Sofia culture activists for their achievements.

Society | September 16, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 696

20 Beauties Compete for Miss Tourism Bulgaria 2005

Twenty young girls will compete for the prestigious title Miss Tourism Bulgaria 2005. The girls, picked after a casting, are now getting ready for the beauty pageant that will take place September 20 in Sofia.

Society | September 16, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 22158

World Marks Day of Ozone Layer Preservation

The world marks with special events September 16 the International Day of Preservation of the Ozone Layer to remind the world to do its share in preserving life on the planet. Several seminars on ozone science, that will be open to the public and will fe

Society | September 16, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 674

Forks & Corks: Chicken and Dressing Casserole

Ingredients: 1 (2 1/2 to 3-pound) chicken, stewed and de-boned , 1/2 cup butter, melted, 1 (12-ounce) package stuffing mix, 1 can sliced mushrooms, drained, 1 cup sour cream, 1 1/2 cup chicken broth, 1 can cream of chicken soup Preparation: Preheat oven

Society | September 16, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 396

Science: Most Distant Cosmic Blast Witnessed

Astronomers witnessed the most distant cosmic explosion on record: a gamma-ray burst that has come from the edge of the visible Universe.

Society | September 16, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 510

Bulgarian Prima Opens Sofia Opera Season

World-famous Raina Kabaivanska has opened the musical season in Sofia with a gala concert in Bulgaria hall on Thursday. The musical event was held under the auspices of Italian Ambassador to Bulgaria G.

Society | September 15, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 920

Sofia Looks Forward to Incognito

UK's best British funk and acid-jazz band is back again in Bulgaria to stage a major concert on Friday. The concert organised by local Jazz FM Radio coincides with Incognito's work on their eleventh album and the radio's fourth birthday.

Society | September 15, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 917

Bulgarian School Uniforms Inspired by Harry Potter

Sixty-six first-graders from a Bulgarian school started the school year proudly fashioning attire inspired by the ever-so-popular Harry Potter movies.

Society | September 15, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 10817

Over 160 Sites Registered for BG Site 2005 Contest

More than 160 web sites have already been registered for participation in the "BG Site 2005" contests. Awards will be presented in 16 categories, including e-trade, education and science, finance, entertainment, news.

Society | September 15, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 511

Bulgarian Viktor Krum "Real Gentleman"

For the first time in the Harry Potter movies there is a real gentleman and that is Bulgarian Viktor Krum, US Today reports. To prove its theory the newspaper published a picture from the movie Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, showing Viktor Krum (St

Society | September 15, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 13475

Bulgaria Welcomes Don Quixote

A special exhibition dedicated to mark the four centenaries since the first edition of Don Quixote novel was printed out was inaugurated in Sofia. The exhibition called "400 years Don Quixote around the world" includes 32 graphic panels dedicated to the

Society | September 14, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 848

Sofia Perched on Huge Ancient Amphitheatre

The ruins of the largest on the Balkans area amphitheatre emerged from beneath the ground in Sofia making Bulgaria's capital the third in Europe perched on such ancient building.

Society | September 14, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6279

Matchless Pagan Tomb Unearthed in Bulgaria

Archaeologists have found in Southern Bulgaria what has been described as a "unique" pagan tomb, with golden and bronze funeral objects.

Society | September 14, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1926

Bulgarian Stylist Gets Intercoiffure Mondial Award

Famous Bulgarian stylist Krystyo Kapanov received the award at the Intercoiffure Mondial contest, which is presented to the world's best hairdressers. Bulgaria's Stlist Kapanov was honoured with the Order of the Knights of the prestigious organization es

Society | September 13, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1025

Finland's White Nights, Bright Smiles through Bulgarian Eyes

Smiling faces of Helsinki on the background of the incredible Nordic sunset - these are just a few of the themes entwined in the newest exhibition in the Finnish embassy, situated in the Platinum Business Centre. The exhibition is organised by Finnish Am

Society | September 12, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1021

Disobedient Pop Folk Diva Kidnapped in Bulgaria

Pop folk singer Tony Dacheva was held captive after refusing to perform at a concert in southern Bulgaria. Dacheva and one person from her team were held captive at a bar near the Lobosh dam.

Society | September 12, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1522

Bulgaria's National Library Reopens After Renovation

Bulgaria's National Library in Sofia opened its doors Monday to all literature lovers after a complete renovation.

Society | September 12, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 549

Elle Storms Bulgaria's Market Sept 20

International fashion journal Elle will publish its first Bulgarian issue September 20. The first edition will be issued in 55,000 copies and will present to the Bulgarian readers the latest models of Pret-a-Porter Autumn/ Winter 2005- 2006.

Society | September 12, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 678

"The Bold and the Beautiful" Star Shoots in Bulgaria

A star from the US soap opera "The Bold and the Beautiful" will shoot in Bulgaria. Victor Alfieri, who has also played in another famous US soap opera "Days of our lives", will shoot in Bulgaria a movie called "The last days of Pompeii".

Society | September 12, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2841

Sofia March Pinnacles Anti-Cancer Campaign

A march across the centre of Sofia city will pinnacle the Anti-Breast Cancer campaign organised by cosmetics company Avon.

Society | September 11, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1176