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Plovdiv Teen Wins "Miss Bulgaria - London"

A 16-year-old girl from Bulgaria's second city, Plovdiv, has won last weekend the "Miss Bulgaria - London 2005" pageant. Manuela Stamenova competed with eleven other Bulgarian girls for the prestigious title.

Society | May 10, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6986

Festivities Celebrate Plovdiv - European City

A gala concert "Plovdiv - European city" celebrated the Europe Day in Bulgaria's second biggest city, against the background of the Ancient Theatre, the most impressive edifice of Roman times. Folklore ensembles from the towns of Suedinenie, Krichim, Plo

Society | May 10, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 580

Bulgarian Posters Displayed in Switzerland

A gallery in Basel, Switzerland has put on display 100 Bulgarian theatre posters, media said. The city is hosting a triennial film and theatre poster exhibition.

Society | May 9, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 481

Bulgaria's National Theatre Set for Festal Discount

The Ivan Vazov National Theatre in Sofia is introducing a ticket discount for the nearing Day of Letters, Education and Culture. Marked every year on May 24, it is one of the most popular holidays in Bulgaria.

Society | May 9, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 503

Sofia Hosts Fair of US, European Universities

The American College of Sofia will host for the second time a college and university fair of American and European Universities on May 10. It is part of the Easter European tour organized by the Council of Intrenational Schools (CIS) and includes Budapest

Society | May 8, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 601

Bulgaria's Eurovision Bidder Takes Aim at Finnish, Greek Contestant

Bulgaria's first ever Eurovision contestant, famed pop group Kaffe, consider their main rivals to be the bidders from Finland, Belgium and Greece, the boys told Sofia News Agency days before leaving for the contest.

Society | May 8, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1060

Google Seeks to Enhance News Search

Web search leader Google has applied for US and international patents on technology to rank stories on its news site based on the quality of the news source. According to the patent application, factors determining such rankings would include: the amount

Society | May 6, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 616

Science: New Dinosaur Discovered in Utah

Scientists in Utah, US have discovered fossils of a previously unknown dinosaur kind, BBC said citing the Nature magazine. Falcarius Utahensis lived about 125 million years ago and belonged to a group of dinosaurs that were the early ancestors of birds.

Society | May 6, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3426

Forks and Corks: Boiled Bagels

Ingredients: 4 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, 2 packages active dry yeast, 1 1/2 cups warm water, 3 tablespoons white sugar, 1 tablespoon salt, 1 tablespoon white sugar Directions:

Society | May 6, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 417

Fashion: Hot Ideas for Spring/Summer Makeup

The hottest months of the year are a time when you must revise the content of your makeup bag. The changing weather calls for new moisturizer and foundation formulas.

Society | May 6, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 959

Nazareth to Rock Bulgaria's Seaside

Legendary rock group Nazareth will throw a major performance at the May 6 City Festival in the Bulgarian seaside town Kavarna. The musicians will arrive in Bulgaria later on Thursday and will be taken to the seaside city.

Society | May 5, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 796

Expats to Enjoy "Miss Bulgaria-London"

Bulgarian expatriates in the UK will enjoy this weekend the "Miss Bulgaria-London 2005" beauty contest, organizers said. The show will take place on Saturday in London's The Pavilion and will be hosted by TV journalist/ singer Dragomir Draganov.

Society | May 5, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1444

Sixth Harry Potter Bewitches Bulgarian Fans in July

Bulgarian Harry Potter fans will be able to leaf the sixth book of the sequence in the day of its international premiere - July 16.

Society | May 4, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1278

Bulgaria's Culture Anthem Performed in 22 Languages

Bulgaria's Euro-Affairs Minister Meglena Kuneva was a special guest at the Russe presentation of Bulgarian culture hymn in 22 different languages. The "March ahead, o revived people!" is dedicated to the deed of Bulgarian enlighteners Sts Cyril and Metho

Society | May 3, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 616

UK DJs Settle on Bulgarian Sea Coast

The members of the British disco-house band "Fats and Small" became the first UK stars to buy a house on the Bulgarian seacoast.

Society | May 2, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 656

Dozens Join Miraculous Icon Procession

Believers from all across Bulgaria gathered at the Monastery of Bachkovo to carry the miraculous icon of the Virgin Mary.

Society | May 2, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 936

New Icons Decorate Bulgarian Church in Brussels

The Bulgarian church in Belgium's capital received a new iconostasis on Easter, the Foreign Ministry announced on Monday. The new icons were sanctified with a special mass, served by the Most Reverend Simeon, Metropolitan of Central and Western Europe.

Society | May 2, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 545

Children-Painted Eggs Create Easter Mood in Hilton Sofia

Hilton Sofia and Traditzia Foundation are hosting an Egg-Painting Competition on the occasion of the Orthodox Easter festivities in a bid to support the socially underprivileged children in Bulgaria. Easter eggs, trimmed with brocade, pieces of eggshells

Society | May 1, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1140

Bulgarian Politicians Crack Eggs for Luck

Bulgarian coalition United Democratic Forces invited its opponents from ruling Simeon II National Movement (SIINM) and Bulgarian Rightist Party (BSP) to crack eggs on Easter. The rightists politicians had carefully prepared for the competition, as they e

Society | May 1, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 503

Easter Preparations in Full Swing

Holy Saturday, the day before Easter, offers last opportunity to those lagging behind in holiday preparations to colour the eggs and bake the cakes.

Society | April 30, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 729

Oliver Stone: Bulgarian Film Making Can Revive

The Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov met Friday the prominent film director Oliver Stone, who arrived in the country to search for possible movie shooting spots. Parvanov and Stone shared opinions on the problems and historic events, emblematic for th

Society | April 29, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 808
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