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Cigoli "Painted" Bulgaria- found Precious Canvas

Italian Baroque Era Painter Lodovico Cigoli might be the author of the recently found in Bulgaria precious painting, local media reports. The reports came despite the experts' conclusions that canvas imaging the Bible scene of "Abraham's Sacrifice of Isa

Society | October 24, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 962

Visages Models Picks New Talents

Over 500 girls from Bulgaria took part in the first day of the official casting of the leading modeling agency Visages Models 2004. Yet another 500 young talents are to come on Sunday to try their luck in the casting.

Society | October 23, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 13235

Russian Pop Diva Amazes Sofia

Russian pop icon Alla Pugacheva thrilled with her performance all fans that came to her Sofia concert. The entire Hall 1 of the National Palace of Culture stood up on its feet as the Russian prima sang for Bulgaria's pop legend Emil Dimitrov.

Society | October 23, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2042

Bulgarian Students Conquer Mercedes

Bulgarian students created five different models of wheel rims that would be used by the world-leading car producer Mercedes. The Sofia Technical University broke the news saying that the five study Engineer Design.

Society | October 23, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 534

Bulgarian Movie to Fight for Oscar Nomination

Bulgaria's Mila from Mars will compete with movies from 49 countries for nomination for the foreign-language prize of February's Academy Awards. The film directed by young director Zornitsa Sofia swept the top award, with a purse of EUR 25,000, at the Sa

Society | October 22, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 772

Bulgarian Rhythmics Show Heads to the Island

A team of 70 Bulgarian dancers, singers and musicians will perform in a show in the London Royal Albert Hall November 1.

Society | October 22, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 664

Potato Feast Tickles Bulgarian Town

Residents of the central-Bulgaria town of Klisura celebrated a unique potato holiday Friday, with potato exhibitions and a contest for sculptures made of mashed potatoes. The root crops cultivation has been the main occupation for many of Klisura's people

Society | October 22, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 490

Sofia Sees Bulgarian - French Film Premier

A Bulgarian-French feature film called "Meme Dieu est venu nous voir" -"And God Came Down to See Us"- will be presented in Sofia on Friday.

Society | October 22, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 556

Potter Film Waves Bulgarian Flag

The Bulgarian flag will be seen flying in the fourth Harry Potter movie, according to a Bulgarian fan website. The Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire will show Bulgaria facing Ireland in the world quidditch finals.

Society | October 22, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 763

Health: Heavy Traffic Harms Your Health

Traffic jams are not only bad for your mood - they may actually kill, research suggests.

Society | October 22, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 332

Science: Human Gene Number Slashed

Human beings have far fewer genes than originally thought, a consortium of scientists claimed.

Society | October 22, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 460

Forks and Corks: Fruity Rum Punch

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups rum

Society | October 22, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 416

Fashion: The Perfect Denim Match-ups

Denim pants are not to be given up by anyone, whatever the season. Jeans are also easy to combine with the rest of your wardrobe, especially if you have certain match-up techniques in mind to maximize your jeans look.

Society | October 22, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 435

Rhythmic Graces Promote Healthy Living

Over 400 schoolchildren listened to the advices on healthy living given by prominent Bulgarian rhythmic graces. Iliana Raeva, coach of the national rhythmic gymnastics team, Mariela Sirakova, doctor of the team, and Elizabeth Paisieva, bronze medallist f

Society | October 21, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 766

Russian Pop Star Lands in Sofia

Russia's great pop star Alla Pugacheva landed at Sofia Airport a day a head of her grand concert on Friday night, one of the last to mark the end of her fabulous stage carrier. The performer of the Arlekino hit that swept the Golden Orpheus award in 1975

Society | October 21, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2713

More Ancient Gold Sees Sunlight in Bulgaria

About 400 pieces of gold applications have been found so far during the excavations at an Early Bronze Age village in Bulgaria, archeologists announced on Thursday. Members of the expedition, organized by the National History Museum, admitted that each d

Society | October 21, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3960

Scandalous Dutch Photos Shown in Sofia

Sofia opens next Monday an exhibition by notoriously famous Dutch photographer Erwin Olaf, who has created some of the most controversial images over the last 20 years. Olaf himself will arrive in the capital city on October 25 for the opening of the exp

Society | October 21, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1158

Sofia Celebrates Int'l Animation Day

Bulgaria commemorates International Animation Day by showing over 30 animated films in the Sofia Odeon cinema.

Society | October 21, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 602

London Stages Concert for Bulgarian Medics

London's Thursday night will be marked by a charity concert organized in support of Bulgarian nurses sentenced to death in Libya, Radio France Internacional reported. The initiative running under the motto "Project for Solidarity with Bulgarian Medics" w

Society | October 20, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 655

Sofia Shows the Colours of Prodigy Chudomir

Bulgaria's Parliament opened Wednesday an exhibition of aquarelles by Chudomir, a writing phenomenon who also illustrated his books himself. Chudomir (1890-1967) has been enjoying tremendous popularity for his short humorous stories, and is also the auth

Society | October 20, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 718

Sofia Experts Decide on Titian Canvas Origin

Experts from the National Gallery for Foreign Art will decide whether the recently found in Stara Zagora painting is a Titian original. An Italian Renaissance painting stolen a year ago in Cyprus, possibly a Titian, was recovered in Bulgaria in a police

Society | October 20, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 862
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