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Bulgarian Schoolchildren Prized for Essays on Radichkov

Bulgarian schoolchildren were once again challenged in a yearly competition to write essays on one of the literary miscellanies of prominent writer Yordan Radichkov. The author seen as living classic of Bulgarian literature passed away on January 21, 200

Society | October 11, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 495

National Geographic Magazine Steps in Bulgaria in November

Famous magazine National Geographic will publish its first Bulgarian issue November 4. Bulgaria's readers of the magazine will join the adventurers of 27 different countries.

Society | October 10, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 695

Bulgarian Official Impresses with Rare Map Collections

Bulgaria's deputy defence minister has earned recognition for his captivating hobby - collecting post maps. On the October 9 World Post Day, the post map collections of Spass Panchev were chosen to represent Bulgaria in a series of international expos.

Society | October 9, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 411

Football Star Patrons Bulgarian Fashion Days

Bulgaria's fashion elite is bracing for the pinnacle of annual fashion events with the major fashion festival to be opened in Sliven, central-east Bulgaria. The hotel run by Bulgaria's football legend Yordan Letchkov in the city will host October 10-11 t

Society | October 8, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 755

Music Diva Steps Barefoot on Bulgarian Stage

The "barefoot diva" of folk music Cesaria Evora enthralled Bulgarian fans with her profound soulful songs during a concert, part of Sofia MusicJam festival. Cesaria Evora was born in 1941 in the port town of Mindelo on the Cape Verde island of Sao Vicent

Society | October 8, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 850

Sofia Fest 2005 Brings Together Tattoo Fans

The Sixth National Tattoo Fest, Sofia 2005, brought hundreds of tattoo-thinking and even tattoo-dressing young people to the opening event on Saturday.

Society | October 8, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2485

Pink Floyd Insight to Cost Bulgarians EUR 40

Nick Mason's book about Pink Floyd will be available in Bulgaria at a price of BGN 80 (approximately EUR 40). The drummer's "Inside Out: A Personal History of Pink Floyd" was published in the UK last year.

Society | October 7, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 481

Mickey Mouse Celebrates 500 Issues in Bulgaria

Egmont Bulgaria will celebrate more than 14 years and 500 issues of the Bulgarian Mickey Mouse comic strip magazine for children on Saturday.

Society | October 7, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1086

Max Mara Lands on Sofia Catwalk

The latest autumn/winter collection of Max Mara has landed directly from Milan on the Sofia catwalk.

Society | October 7, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1542

Forks&Corks: Salmon with Endive, Dill, Cream

Ingredients: 4 (6- to 7-oz) center-cut pieces salmon fillet with skin (1 1/4 inches thick), any pin bones removed

Society | October 7, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 313

Health: Every Fifth Bulgarian Psychologically Distressed

Every fifth Bulgarian suffers from various psychological disorders that obstruct the normal family and business relationships, a survey on the nation's psychological health discovered. Bulgaria's National Centre for Psychological Health started the surve

Society | October 7, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 561

Marillion Legend Enthralls Bulgarian Fans

The vocals of legendary Marillion - Fish - has filled in hearts and mind of Bulgarian fans with the best of the progressive band's hits.

Society | October 6, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3062

Three Clinch Chemistry Nobel Prize

Three scientists have been awarded the 2005 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for improving a process used in making plastics and pharmaceuticals.

Society | October 5, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 752

Nobel Prizes for Medicine, Physics Revealed

The Nobel Prize for medicine was awarded to Australian scientists Barry J. Marshall and J.

Society | October 4, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 646

Copperfield Magic Falls over Sofia, Massive Interest

The magic tricks of David Copperfield were seen live by the Sofia audience on Monday. The two shows attracted massive interest, despite the relatively high prices that reached EUR 75.

Society | October 3, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 895

Japan Diplomat Enjoys Sofia Golf Games

Japan's trade attache in Bulgaria has been enjoying the local golf opportunities, and even won a tournament, it emerged Monday. Endo Sadatsugo outrivaled all participants of the Todoroff Golf Cup 2005, organizers announced.

Society | October 3, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 559

Dazzling Sun Eclipse Seen in Bulgaria

Bulgarian sky watchers witnessed Monday a spectacular annular eclipse around noon. The Moon moved across the face of the Sun for an annular eclipse - a phenomenon that makes a blazing ring visible around the Moon's disc.

Society | October 3, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 915

Oldest Bulgarian University Opens its Doors

Sofia University, the oldest in Bulgaria, opened its doors for the start of the academic year for the 117th time Monday.

Society | October 3, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 672

Moon Makes Spectacular Eclipse on Monday

The moon is moving to sweep across the face of the Sun, for a dazzling annular eclipse. On Monday, a dark shadow will be thrown over much of Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East, the BBC disclosed.

Society | October 2, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1018

Diplomats Join Sofia Charity Run

Diplomats and celebrities came together on Sofia's rainy Sunday morning, for a charity marathon against breast cancer. The ambassadors of Iraq, Denmark, Argentine, Spain, Brazil, Holland, South Africa and other countries took part in the run, which marke

Society | October 2, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 995

Playboy Model Conquers Bulgaria's Plovdiv Fair

An exotic model from the Bulgarian edition of Playboy has been crowned Miss Auto Salon at the Plovdiv Technical Fair, organizers announced. Brunette Alexandra Stoilova represented BMW at the international fair, which draws hundreds of companies to Bulgar

Society | October 2, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3396