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Italy to Enjoy Precious Thracian Treasures Found in Bulgaria

An exhibition with Thracian treasures found in Bulgaria over the last summer left Saturday for Italy, where it will spend over one month. The exhibition will be showed at the Quirinale Palace in Rome, the head of the National History Museum Bozhidar Dimi

Society | February 4, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1482

24 Semifinalists Picked in Bulgaria's Eurovision Contest

A total of 24 songs will compete for the chance of representing Bulgaria in the 51st edition of the Eurovision song contest. A fifteen-member panel voted to determine the 24 semifinalists out of the 126 songs, which applied for the contests.

Society | February 4, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 725

Porn Stars Flock to Sofia in March

Porn stars from Eastern Europe are to flock to Bulgaria's capital Sofia in March for the major Eros show. The erotic show will take place March 22 to 25 and will be opened from 6pm to 1 am.

Society | February 3, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 66456

Prince, Princess of Asturia to Spend 2 Days in Bulgaria

Spain's Prince Felipe and his wife Princess Letizia will spend two days in Bulgaria. The royal couple will arrive in Sofia February 9 and will leave February 10.

Society | February 3, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1950

Forks&Corks: Baked Tomatoes Stuffed with Spinach

Ingredients: 1 1/4 lb. fresh spinach, 1/2 C.

Society | February 3, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 697

Science: New Planet Tops Pluto for Size

An icy, rocky world reported last year to be orbiting the Sun in the distant reaches of the Solar System really is bigger than Pluto, scientists say.

Society | February 3, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 561

Poultry Dominates Christ's Temple Feast

On the day of Christ Temple's Presentation, February 2, Bulgarian folk tradition marks Cock's Day when people feast with chicken.

Society | February 2, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 944

Charity Promoted at Vienna Ball in Sofia

The traditional for Sofia Vienna Ball will once again promote charity, the organizers of the event announced. The ball that will take place on February 11 will be under the aegis of Austrian Ambassador H.

Society | February 2, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1167

Bulgaria Marks Day of Wine Makers

Bulgaria marks on February 1 the professional holiday of vine-growers and wine-makers, which has been officially celebrated in the country since 1962. The festival brings a cunning smile to the faces of many Bulgarians as it is usually honored with a lot

Society | February 1, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1230

Gay Cowboy Drama Leads Oscar Nominations

Gay cowboy drama "Brokeback Mountain", the story of two male ranch hands, secured a total of eight nominations for the 78th annual Academy Awards. "Brokeback," based on a short story by E.

Society | January 31, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1412

Bulgaria Runs out of Tickets for Depeche Mode Gig

Tickets for the much anticipated concert of Depeche Mode have finished just a week after put for sale.

Society | January 31, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1409

Eros Ramazotti, Simply Red, Nazareth, Pearl Jam in Bulgaria

Another Bulgarian coastal city will try to earn musical glory in the summer of 2006. Nessebar has attracted names like Eros Ramazotti, Simply Red, Nazareth and Pearl Jam.

Society | January 31, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 10604

Sofia Zoo Eldest Elephant Dies Aged 58

One of the symbols of Sofia's Zoo the elephant Sivitri passed away Monday morning aged 58, which is equal to 100 human years. The elephant named after an Indian goddess was first transported to Sofia from India at the age of 7.

Society | January 30, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2479

Sofia Welcomes Jazz Legend Dee Dee Bridgewater in March

One of the world's greatest jazz performers Dee Dee Bridgewater will enchant Sofia's jazz lovers in March. The two-time Grammy award winner will conquer Sofia stage on March 28 on the special invitation of Jazz+ festival and with the cooperation of the F

Society | January 30, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 999

Helloween Rock Bulgarian Fans

Thousands of Bulgarian fans set a hearty welcome for German rock dinosaurs Helloween.

Society | January 30, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 996

Sofia Citizens Get Taste of Chinese New Year

Many a Sofia citizens gathered downtown on Sunday as the Chinese are celebrating the Chinese Lunar New Year with firecrackers and dragon dances. The Chinese zodiac is based on a 12-year cycle with each year represented by an animal.

Society | January 29, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 917

International Kukeri Festival Enchants Bulgaria

About 5,000 men practicing the ancient Kukeri tradition gathered in the western city of Pernik to dance the winter away in the end of one of the coldest weeks in Bulgaria this season.

Society | January 28, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2995

Bulgaria Outstands at Italian Film Fest

Three Bulgarian films have won awards at Italy's 17th Trieste Film Festival, reports revealed Friday. "Lady Z," "George And The Butterflies" and "Life With Sofia" were the Bulgarian works that won the most recognition.

Society | January 27, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1001

The World Celebrates Mozart

Celebrations all around the world marked Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's 250th birthday on Friday. In the center of all events is Mozart's native city of Salzburg in Austria, where over 700 concerts and related events are to be held over the whole year.

Society | January 27, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1071

Forks&Corks: Potato Pancakes

Ingredients:1 onion, grated, 6 potatoes, peeled and grated, 2tb flour, 2 eggs, 2ts salt,3/4 ts black pepper, 1pt sour cream, 1/2pt cream Preparation: In a large bowl use a mixer to puree the ingredients except the sour cream and cream.

Society | January 27, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 331

Science: New Planet Detected in Inner Milky Way

Scientists have discovered a planet more like Earth than any other found before, they said on Wednesday. It's 20,000 light-years away, just shy of the center of the Milky Way.

Society | January 27, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 472