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Hilton Sofia, Traditzia Foundation Host Egg-Painting Competition

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

Society | April 22, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 981

Shakespeare Flower Portrait "Fake"

A famous portrait of William Shakespeare, owned by the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), appeared to be a fake, BBC reported. Historians have disagreed about the origins of The Flower Portrait, which bears the inscription 1609.

Society | April 22, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2884

Bulgaria Joins World Celebrations of Earth's Day

Bulgaria joins the rest of the world in celebrating the annual worldwide Earth's Day marked on April 22. Bulgaria's Environmental Ministry joined world initiative under the motto "Green future for the children.

Society | April 22, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 443

Health: Food Pyramid Re-Bricked

The familiar food pyramid has been replaced by a wordless, rainbow-colored symbol that promotes a dozen different eating plans and a new emphasis on exercise. Named MyPyramid, the new icon is the US government's latest weapon in the fight against obesity

Society | April 22, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1466

Forks&Corks: Chocolate Ice Cream

Ingredients: 1 cup whole milk

Society | April 22, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 718

Science: Egypt's Largest Necropolis Uncovered

Archaeologist in Egypt say that they have uncovered the country's largest funerary complex, in the Kom al-Ahmar region. The necropolis dates to more than 5,000 years ago - the earliest era of ancient Egypt.

Society | April 22, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1303

Gold-Plated Coin Heralds Bulgaria's EU Entry

Bulgaria's Central Bank BNB introduced Thursday a special coin heralding EU membership. The gold-plated coin will be offered for sale on April 25, when the country is scheduled to sign its Accession Treaty.

Society | April 21, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1001

EU Gets to See Bulgaria's History, Traditions

Bulgaria's folklore, traditions and history will be presented in several European Union member countries by the "Bulgare" ensemble. Vienna, Budapest, Brussels and Luxemburg will see figures from Bulgaria's rich history.

Society | April 20, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1114

Bulgaria Readies to Celebrate Earth's Day

Bulgaria is getting ready to join the annual worldwide holiday marking the Earth's Day on April 22. All Bulgarian children were invited to show in pictures and with words the meaning and the importance of the Earth and the nature and the winners were awa

Society | April 20, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 907

World Sea Fest Awaits Kaliakra Ship

A Bulgarian ship has sailed off to the Turkish resort of Marmaris, to take part in the Marmaris International Maritime Festival. The Kaliakra Ship headed from Port Varna, located on Bulgaria's northern Black Sea coast, to the Turkish coastline on Tuesday

Society | April 20, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 500

Smiles Promote Dairy Products in Plovdiv

A leading dairy company started Tuesday an innovative promotion of their products in Plovdiv, the second largest city in Bulgaria. The original campaign, entitled More Smiles for Everyone, is based on efforts to brighten the mood of Bulgarian people.

Society | April 19, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 819

Sofia Joins Int'l Physics Project with Sky Faery

The sky over Sofia will be illuminated Tuesday evening as a part of the international initiative "Physics Enlightens the World". Between 9 and 10 pm four lasers will illuminate the sky above Bulgaria's capital.

Society | April 19, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 541

Bulgaria Sees Off Legendary Writer

Hundreds of Bulgarians went to pay their last respect to the prominent writer Ivailo Petrov in Sofia, who passed away on Thursday, April 14, at the age of 82. Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov also came to bid farewell to the legendary novelist.

Society | April 18, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 619

Open Doors Days Bring BMW, MINI Close to Public

Kamor Auto, general representative for BMW in Bulgaria, launched Days of the Open Doors over the weekend at the ultramodern showroom for BMW and MINI that was officially inaugurated this week. Fans of luxurious cars had the opportunity to take a close lo

Society | April 16, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 953

Sofia Offers for Sale Newton Photo Originals

Photo originals of popular German photographer Helmut Newton are now exhibited and offered for sale in Sofia.

Society | April 15, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1076

Bulgarian Treasures on Display in Barcelona

An exhibition featuring the arts of ancient Thracians was inaugurated by Bulgaria's Culture and Tourism Minister Nina Chilova in Barcelona. The special exhibition called "The Thracians: The Enigmatic Treasures of Bulgaria,"will tour Barcelona, Madrid and

Society | April 15, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1191

625 Balloons Mark Remaining Days to Bulgaria's EU Entry

A total of 625 white, green and red balloons were flown into the sky above Sofia on Friday. Deputy Prime Minister Plamen Panayotov and the children from Sofia's 22nd "G.

Society | April 15, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 689

Bulgaria at the Bottom of Europe's Yoghurt Consumption List

Bulgaria, known by many as the homeland of the yoghurt is in the bottom of the list of yoghurt consumption in Europe, recent surveys show. The consumption of dairy products in this country has decreased by 60% over the past 5 years.

Society | April 15, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1716

Science: DNA to Trace Human Origins

The National Geographic Society and IBM have launched a groundbreaking project designed to trace the migratory history of human species.

Society | April 15, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 507

Fashion: Your Best Bag Shape

You probably already know that a bag's size should reciprocate your height and figure. A slender and rather short body looks best with a tiny bag, while a heavily built person should choose a larger bag.

Society | April 15, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 593

Forks & Corks: Chicken Thighs with Carrots

Ingredients: 8 small chicken thighs with skin and bone, trimmed of excess fat, 2 teaspoons salt, 1 1/4 teaspoons paprika, 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil, 1 large onion, halved lengthwise, then cut lengthwise

Society | April 15, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 438
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