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Bulgaria Extends Nominations Campaign in National Symbol Search

Bulgarian tourism association BABTI said on Tuesday it extended until the end of the month the deadline for nominations in its campaign to find the country's most authentic national symbols. Nominations can be made in three categories - natural monuments

Society | August 21, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1320

Discovery Channel Shooting Stirs up Scandal in Bulgaria

A Bulgarian top archaeologist has reacted strongly to the concept a Discovery Channel team has picked for a film about the ancient Thracian culture. Prof Nikolay Ovcharov claims the film, which Discovery Channel is now shooting in Bulgaria, concentrates

Society | August 20, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4545

Beinsa Duno Followers from Bulgaria, Abroad Welcome New Divine Year

Hundreds of followers of Master Beinsa Duno from Bulgaria and abroad gathered August 19 to celebrate the first day of the new divine year in the Seven Lakes region of the Rila Mountain.

Society | August 19, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3463

Week in Advance

SATURDAY *** Bulgaria celebrates the Assumption of St.

Society | August 17, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 958

Wedding Bells Cheer up Flood-Hit Town in Bulgaria

Eleven days after the devastating floods and with the sky blue and clear, the town of Tsar Kaloyan had its first occasion to celebrate as two of its citizens said the marriage vows.

Society | August 17, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1285

Paris Hilton to Show Real Self in UK's VIP Brother

Hollywood socialite Paris Hilton wants to take part in the UK's VIP Brother and will get the chance to show her real nature to the general public. "Paris would like to make the Englishmen see that her life is not all about parties and shopping but she co

Society | August 17, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2134

Fish Fillet Florentine

Ingredients: 1 package Crispy Battered Fish Fillets 1 medium onion, chopped (about 1/2 cup)

Society | August 17, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1004

Bulgaria Discovers Biggest Ancient Water Tank on the Balkans

Bulgarian archaeologists announced they have discovered the biggest ancient tank for storing water on the Balkans, etched into the rock sanctuary of Perperikon, near Kardzhali in southern Bulgaria. Top archaeologist Nikolay Ovcharov, who unearthed the wa

Society | August 17, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 9083

New Playground Opened in Sofia

Sofia Mayor Boyko Borissov officially opened Friday a children's playground in front of the Georgi Asparuhov stadium.

Society | August 17, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1211

Fan Vigil Marks Elvis Anniversary

Thousands of fans have marked the 30th anniversary of Elvis Presley's death with a candlelight vigil at the singer's Memphis home, Graceland, BBC reported.

Society | August 16, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2543

Homosexual Contacts Up Number of HIV Positive Men in Bulgaria

Fifty-nine new cases of HIV positive Bulgarians have been added to the deadly statistics since the beginning of the year, taking the total up to 748. Men account for as many as 78% of the newly registered cases, showing a clear trend of increase as compa

Society | August 16, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2492

Britney Spears Caught in Lesbian Romp with Ex-Personal Assistant

The hot pop star Britney Spears was snapped while enjoying a lesbian romp in a swimming pool with her former personal assistant Shannon Funk. The pair was seen bathing topless, kissing and caressing each other and has even invited a couple of men to join

Society | August 16, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 40981

Medieval Jewellery Unearthed in Bulgarian Fortress

A team of Bulgarian archaeologists stumbled upon a golden adornment in the grave of a woman, who lived in the Middle Ages, on Wednesday, Darik News reported.

Society | August 15, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2602

Bulgarian Girl Wins 1st Prize in International Music Festival in Romania

The 11-year-old Teodora Gancheva from the Bulgarian coastal city of Varna won the first prize at the international music festival Tineretii in Romania, Darik News reported.

Society | August 15, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1801

Christians in Bulgaria Celebrate Virgin Mary Assumption

Bulgarians join August 15 the Christian world - Orthodox and Catholic - in celebrating one of the major religious holidays, the Assumption of Virgin Mary. According to Christian tradition the body and soul of Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ, was lifted

Society | August 15, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1415

Yet Another Ancient Tomb Unearthed in Bulgaria's Sozopol

A team of Bulgarian archaeologists unearthed Tuesday an ancient stone tomb, dated back to the 4th century BC, Darik News reported.

Society | August 14, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7190

Avril Lavigne Runs around Naked when Drunk

The Canadian singer, who is married to Sum 41 rocker Deryck Whibley, admits she enjoys stripping off after a few drinks, Sunday Magazine reported. She said: "I've been known to run around naked when I'm drunk.

Society | August 14, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3158

Britney Spears's Ex-Husband Demands Full Custody over 2 Sons

The former husband of the pop icon Britney Spears has officially demanded the full custody over their two sons. Kevin Federline's lawyer sent a security expert to track down and subpoena Spears's assistant Alli Sims, who is also the singer's cousin.

Society | August 13, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7841

Baby Spice Gives Birth to Baby Boy

The Spice Girl Emma Bunton gave birth to her first child on Friday in a private hospital in London.

Society | August 13, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3267

Bulgaria Marks International Youth Day

Bulgaria's State Youth and Sport Agency organized Sunday numerous entertaining events to mark the 7th International Youth Day. The celebrations in the capital city of Sofia began with paintball, badminton and Frisbee competitions, which took place in Ale

Society | August 13, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1731

Perseid Meteor Shower Puts on Light Show Overnight in Bulgaria

Thousands of Bulgarians watched the spectacular Perseides annual meteor shower during the weekend. The Perseids, which streak through the sky every summer, appeared brighter than usual because of a new moon.

Society | August 13, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2728
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