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Signed Mein Kapmf Copy Sold for EUR 35,000

An anonymous buyer paid EUR 35,000 on Wednesday at a London auction for a rare signed first edition of Adolf Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' (My struggle).

Society | June 16, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 796

Bulgaria Bids Farewell To Opera Prima

Hundreds of people gathered at the funeral service held for the Bulgarian-born opera prima donna Ghena Dimitrova Thursday.

Society | June 16, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 751

Architect Guru Reveals Secrets of Italian Design

It is necessary to challenge the rigid academic tradition by introducing new visions and languages closer to contemporary artistic practice, renowned Italian architect and designer Alessandro Guerriero said to Sofia audience. Italian furniture design is

Society | June 14, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 720

Bulgaria Joins "Best Book of the Century" Celebrations

Bulgaria is to join celebrations commemorating one of 20th century masterpieces James Joyce's Ulysses on June 16, or so called Bloomsday. Literature fans from all over the world each year pay tribute to the Irish novel and its author James Joyce by parti

Society | June 14, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1716

Bulgaria Hands Out Pioneer Ilko Eskenazi Awards

The specially founded "Ilko Eskenazi- Bulgaria and EU - Law and Economics Awards" were handed out for the first time in history Tuesday. The annual awards are organised by the "St.

Society | June 14, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 783

Bulgarians Walk against World Hunger

Dozens Bulgarians joined the UN-sponsored initiative Fight Hunger, designed to fight starvation globally. The walk-on-foot charity event "Walk The World" was organized by the UN World Food Program (WFP) and its partner TNT, global provider of express, lo

Society | June 12, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 644

Sofia - "Balkan Backwater Turns Belle"

Bulgaria's capital Sofia is a stylish city, filled with flowers, monumental architecture, broad boulevards, richly landscaped parks, good restaurants, friendly people - all for a bargain, writes Barry Zwick in the Los Angeles Times. "Prices were a third

Society | June 11, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 780

Europe's Oldest Civilization "Found"

Archaeologists have discovered Europe's oldest civilisation, a network of dozens of temples, 2,000 years older than Stonehenge and the Pyramids, the Independent reported.

Society | June 11, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1166

"Made in Italy" Haute Couture for Sofia Connoisseurs

The Italian Institute of Foreign Trade organized a fashion show of leading Italian designers of haute couture that was presented at the Central military Club Friday night.

Society | June 11, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1192

Fashion: Hot Sunglasses

This summer's big bang in eyeglass fashion comes from the aviator-style.

Society | June 10, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1022

Forks&Corks: Strawberry Shortcake

Ingredients: 7 1/2 cups strawberries, trimmed and quartered

Society | June 10, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 388

Bulgaria Marks Ascension Day

The Orthodox church in Bulgaria marks Thursday Ascension Day, or so called Spasovden, which relates to the ascension of Jesus into Heaven (Acts 1:6-11) following His crucifixion and resurrection.

Society | June 9, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 571

Madonna Tells Richest Man's Story

"Lotsa de Casha,'' the fifth and final instalment in a series of children's books by Madonna, has been released. It tells the story of the richest man in the world, who loses everything but gains a friend.

Society | June 8, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 802

Sonique Joins Bulgarian TV Show

UK music star Sonique will join the Bulgarian participants in the Star Academy reality show, its producers announced Wednesday. The DJ and vocalist will perform in Sofia on June 20 together with the young talents from the Academy.

Society | June 8, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1451

"Deep Purple" Rocks Bulgarian Seaside Town

The UK rock group "Deep Purple" will play in the Bulgarian town of Kavarna on July 21. The Black Sea resort will be the fifth leg of the band's summer tour in Europe.

Society | June 8, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1623

Friendship Sculpture Adorns Bulgarian Diplomacy Home

A sculpture group by renowned Israeli actress Levana Finkelstein has landed in the garden of Bulgarian Foreign Ministry in Sofia as a symbol of bilateral friendship between Bulgaria and Israel.

Society | June 7, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 844

Bulgaria Renews Excavations at Orpheus Temple

Bulgarian archaeologists have renewed Tuesday excavations at the Tatul village, where they believe that a unique temple of mythical royal descendant and artist Orpheus is located. The team, led by renowned Professor Nikolay Ovcharov, will work at the sit

Society | June 7, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3068

Over 50,000 Join Rose Fest in Bulgaria

Over 50,000 people participated on Sunday in the procession, which closed the rose festivities in the town of Kazanlak - the cradle of the famous Bulgarian rose oil. Among the guests, attending the traditional festival, were 15 envoys to the country, inc

Society | June 5, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 9688

Bulgaria Joins World to Mark Environment Day

Children gathered in Sofia's biggest park to draw chalk pictures on the asphalt, marking the World Environment Day on Sunday.

Society | June 5, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 675

Italy Grabs Grand Prix at Int'l Entertainment Fest in Bulgaria

Italy is the winner of the Grand Prix in the Entertainment Festival in Albena, part of the media events in the Bulgarian summer resort, the jury announced on Saturday. Italy takes also First Prize for a Cabaret at the Entertainment Programs Festival in A

Society | June 4, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 632

Jury Ponders on Jackson's Fate

Jurors have been sent home for the weekend, after starting to consider their verdict in the child abuse trial of American pop star Michael Jackson.

Society | June 4, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1604