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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: 2707

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

Obesity Plagues Bulgaria

The cases of pathological obesity have recorded an endemic spread in Bulgaria, doctors warned. Every tenth child in Bulgaria suffers from surplus weight, Assistant Professor Svetoslav Handzhiev, Chairman of the Union for Healthy Eating announced just a f

Society | October 19, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 684

Bulgarian Fashion Bewitches Moscow

A pair of Bulgarian designers stirred the attention of Moscow fashion gurus and will be featured in one of major local lifestyle magazines, Dolce Vita. Collections of Virginia Zdravkova and Katya Genova were taken shots dressed up on the catwalk by Arrog

Society | October 19, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 708

Bulgarian Beauty with Film Debut

Evegenia Kalkandzhieva, chief of leading Bulgarian modeling agency "Visages Models", made her acting debut in the "No family resemblance". The movie will be first aired in Sofia on Tuesday night.

Society | October 19, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1118

Bulgarian Oscar Hope Heads for Cult Fest in London

The successful Bulgarian movie "Mila from Mars" will be among the participants in the Bulgarian Culture Festival in London in November, the National Film Centre announced. The film, directed by Zornitsa Sofia, is believed to be nominated for an Oscar awa

Society | October 19, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 624

Bulgarian Fans Welcomed American Rock-and-Roll Guru

Jerry Lee Lewis, the American Rock and Roll legend, staged a concert in Sofia October 18 as a part of his world tour, which started in UK February. A piano and guitar virtuoso, a remarkable vocalist and lyrics-writer, Jerry Lee Lewis has gained millions

Society | October 19, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 640

Bulgarians Get First Glimpse upon Big Brother

The Bulgarian version of the Big Brother reality show kick-started Friday, to introduce viewers to the twelve pioneer participants.

Society | October 18, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1630
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