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Bulgarian Harry Potter Superstar: I'm More of a Heart Pleaser

The Bulgarian boy that was picked for the role of Viktor Krum in the fourth blockbuster Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire finally spoke to the press, it appeared on Wednesday. Bulgaria-born Stanislav Yanevski, living and studying in London, dark and ap

Society | March 30, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 16815

Student Becomes Bulgarian FinMin for One Day

Velislava Mateeva, student from the National Financial Gymnasium, got the chance to spend one day with Bulgaria's Finance Minister Milen Velchev and to become "Finance Minister for One Day".

Society | March 29, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 826

Scarlett Johansson Lands in Bulgaria

Hollywood superstar Scarlett Johansson arrived in Bulgaria for the shooting of Brian de Palma's latest film "Black Dahlia". The shooting will begin April 1 in the town of Pernik and will then go on in Sofia.

Society | March 29, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1839

Bulgarian Jazzmen Honour Memory of Satirist Ralin

The prominent Bulgarian jazz piano player Milcho Leviev and his group Focus 65 presented Monday a compact disk project to commemorate the poet and satirist Radoy Ralin. The event will take place in the National Library National Library St.

Society | March 28, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 672

BG Radio Awards Ivo Papazov for Global Music Mission

Bulgarian clarinet star Ivo Papazov received the special Bulgarian Music Mission Award less than a month after the BBC Radio 3 granted him the World Music Audience Award. With eyes wet with bulging tears the "King of Wedding Music" expressed his gratitud

Society | March 27, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1555

MP-Skilled Actor Grabs Bulgarian Theatre Award

The legendary Bulgarian actor Stefan Danailov, who is currently a socialist MP, was recognised with the special award named after Ikar for overall contribution to Bulgarian Theatre.

Society | March 27, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 648

Bulgaria's Golden Treasure Heads for Globe-Trot

The unique Thracian treasure of nine solid gold artifacts leaves the country to be exhibited for a year in several cities of Spain.

Society | March 27, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1576

Sofia Teen Crowned Miss Bulgaria 2005

Rositsa Ivanova, 17, has lived through her once-in-a-lifetime moment to be crowned Miss Bulgaria 2005. In hard competition with 43 young ladies from different parts of Bulgaria, Ivanova heard her name to be the winner in this year's pageant and now will

Society | March 26, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4961

Sofia Opens Latin Dances Rivalry

Bulgarian capital kicked off Saturday the First International Tournament of Latin American and Standard Dances Sofia Open 2005.

Society | March 26, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 975

Bulgaria Switches to Daylight Saving Time

Bulgaria will switch over to Daylight Saving Time on the night of March 27, at 3 a.m.

Society | March 26, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 753

Noah's Arch Not on Mount Ararat - Experts

The biblical Noah's Arc is not resting on the slopes of Mount Ararat, modern Turkey, according to scientists who have recently returned from an expedition in the area. The objects mistaken for remains of a giant ship are natural, they told Russian journa

Society | March 26, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2312

Bulgaria Switches over to Summer Time Sunday

Bulgarians are to rewind the clocks with one hour forward, at 3 am local time March 27, switching over to summer timing, along with all European countries. Bulgaria adopted the switch between summer and winter time in 1979, almost seventy years after it w

Society | March 25, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 728

Science: Parents Picking Gender of Kids

Parents can be soon able to pick the gender of their babies under plans proposed by a group of British MPs. The proposals, outlined in a controversial report, call for personal fertility decisions to be taken out of the hands of regulators.

Society | March 25, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8479

Health: Medicine on Crusade against Baldness

The only medical treatment that can successfully regrow hair is now backed by solid scientific evidence. According to Dr.

Society | March 25, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1201

Forks&Corks: Peppers Stuffed "A la Blanc"

Ingredients: 20 baked, peeled and marinated red peppers 2 eggs

Society | March 25, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 409

Sofia Presents Lacroix's Porcelain Art

A Bulgarian boutique has offered for the first time in the country exquisite tableware by top designer Christian Lacroix. The pieces were made exclusively of Limoges porcelain, famous for its supreme quality and fineness.

Society | March 24, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3288

Students Reveal Bulgaria's Finance, Social Ministries Secrets

More than 800 Bulgarian students will have the opportunity to spend one day at the Bulgarian Finance and Social ministries and among some of the leading Bulgarian companies within this year's initiative "Manager for one day" organized by Junior Achievemen

Society | March 23, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 810

Bulgaria to Enjoy the Sound of Classic American Blues

US Chris Tofield Blues Band will be touring Bulgaria between 27 March and 31 March, the American Embassy in Bulgaria announced Wednesday. The dynamic band plays a combination of both sweet sounding originals and soulful blues standards.

Society | March 23, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 719

Elegance Guru Wins Golden Needle Award

The Moscow-educated fashion designer Maria Nedkova received the honorary Golden Needle Award 2004 for her overall contribution to the world of Bulgarian fashion. This is the second Golden Needle of Nedkova, with the first one being handed down to her by

Society | March 23, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 742

Miss Bulgaria 2005 Contestants Plant Trees

All 44 participants in the Miss Bulgaria 2005 contest joined the green initiative of the organizers of the event.

Society | March 22, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2132

Brian de Palma Film to Feature Bulgarian "Thug"

Bulgarian actor Ivo Krustev has been chosen for a gangster part in the latest Brian de Palma film, the producers said in a press release. Most of the Black Dahlia production will be filmed in Bulgaria, starting April 1.

Society | March 22, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1637
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