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Clarinet Star Papazov Delights Fans at "Hear Bulgaria" Concert

Bulgaria's internationally famous clarinet virtuoso Ivo Papazov and his friends in the music business staged a major show dedicated to Day of Letters, Education and Culture - May 24. Papazov along with renowned Bulgarian jazz singer Yaldaz Ibrahimova, th

Society | May 22, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 760

Greek Glamour Sweeps Eurovision 2005 Contest

Greek beauty Helena Paparizou swept the Eurovision 2005 Song Contest in Kyiv, Ukraine thus bringing the major show to Greece in 2006. Helena's song "My Number One" overcame the rivalry of artists from 24 countries gathering 230 points by telephone voting

Society | May 22, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2306

Eurovision's Finalists Hit the Stage

The big night for all Eurovision finalists has finally begun, as they are all about to hit the stage on Sunday in an effort to attract people's interest and vote. More than 150 million people are expected to watch the show of musical acts from 25 countri

Society | May 21, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1147

Cat Lovers Enjoy Major Gabrovo Show

The unique for Bulgaria white cymric cat was showed at a special cats review in the town of Gabrovo. The two-year old Kiril is a very rare species.

Society | May 21, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 554

St. Petersburg's Waxworks Collection on Display in Burgas

The St. Petersburg's waxworks exhibition opened doors Saturday in Bulgaria's Black Sea city Burgas to stay to the end of the summer.

Society | May 21, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 484

Europe Under Eurovision's Spell

Twenty-four nations are preparing to do battle in the 50th Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev on Saturday. The annual song contest is one of Europe's major TV events, with more than 150 million people expected to watch the final.

Society | May 21, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 925

Kylie's Cancer Surgery "Successful"

Australian pop superstar Kylie Minogue has undergone successful surgery to remove a cancerous breast tumor, her surgeon said on Saturday. The surgeon, Jenny Senior, said Minogue underwent surgery Friday evening in Melbourne's St Frances Xavier Cabrini Ho

Society | May 21, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 680

Forks & Corks: Hot Broccoli Dip

Ingredients: 1 container sour cream

Society | May 20, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 420

Science: Mars Rover Begins Dune Escape

NASA's robotic rover Opportunity has begun its escape attempt from a sand trap on the surface of the Red Planet, officials have said.

Society | May 20, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 579

Health: Heavy Smoking "Affects" Memory

Prolonged heavy nicotine use has a negative effect on day-to-day memory, according to research.

Society | May 20, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 600

Eurovision'05 Finalists Revealed, Bulgaria's Kaffe Out

Ten countries have seen their participants going to the final of Eurovision Song Contest 2005 who will join the rest of 14 contestants, plus Ukraine, on Saturday. Bulgaria's Kaffe did not earn votes enough to advance for the final battle in Kiev, but sti

Society | May 19, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1502

Bulgaria's Kaffe Stage 21st at Eurovision Semifinal

Bulgarian marvels from the band Kaffe will take on the stage of Eurovision 21st in turn tonight according to the lots drawn on the day of contest's semi-final in Kyiv as quoted by Bulgarian News Agency. Bulgaria's first ever Eurovision contestant will pr

Society | May 19, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 830

Hollywood Star Sheds More Light on Children of Wax Movie

Shirly Brener, the star in the major international production Children of Wax, revealed some secrets over the movie that is being shot in Sofia. Directed by Bulgarian Ivan Nichev, the Hollywood star turn into a head of a German skinhead gang in Berlin.

Society | May 19, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1623

Sofia's Anglo-American School with New Home

The construction of the new school campus of the Anglo-American School of Sofia was launched at a special groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday. The beginning of the construction works was launched by the US Ambassador to Sofia James Pardew, UK's envoy Jer

Society | May 19, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 849

Bulgaria's Kaffe Steps on Eurovision Stage

Bulgaria's famed pop group Kaffe are to perform for the first time Thursday at the prestigious Eurovision stage in Kiev.

Society | May 19, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 664

Bulgaria's Archeological Museum Marks 100th Anniversary

Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov and Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg attended Wednesday evening's opening of the special exhibition at the National Archeological Museum dedicated to the museum's 100th anniversary. The new exhibitions will be opened

Society | May 18, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 593

New Sofia Cinema Complex Opening Attracts Star Wars Fans

The grand opening of the new large cinema complex Arena Mladost in Sofia coincided with the world premier of the long anticipated Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. Many Bulgarian fans of the legendary movies dressed as their beloved starts from

Society | May 18, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 798

German Scientists: Europe's Oldest Script Found in Bulgaria

Ancient tablets found in South Bulgaria are written in the oldest European script found ever, German scientists say.

Society | May 18, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 21456

Italian Art, Culture Festival Lands in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's largest cities Sofia and Plovdiv, alongside many countries around the globe, will host the annual Italian festival of culture and arts to run from May 18.

Society | May 18, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1116

Bulgarian Virtuoso Plays the Violin for Sinatra

Bulgaria-born violin virtuoso Vasko Vassilev staged a Sofia concert dedicated to the memory of Frank Sinatra.

Society | May 18, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 808

Children of Wax Shooting Completed June 6th

The shooting of world blockbuster Children of Wax will be completed on June 6th, Hollywood actress Shirly Brener said in an exclusive interview for the Sofia News Agency. The filming is taking place in Sofia with Bulgaria's Ivan Nichev as director.

Society | May 17, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1704