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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: 594

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

EU Constitution to Go into Space

The first Constitution of the European union will be sent into space, to encompass not only Europe, but the whole world, in the words of Guenter Verheugen, vice president of the EU's executive commission.

Society | April 14, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1293

Remains of Bulgarian Ruler Displayed in Sofia

A unique exposition was opened Thursday in the National Art Gallery displaying the skeleton of Bulgarian Tsar Kaloyan (1197-1207). Until April 20 visitors will be able to see also the famous ring of Tsar Kaloyan, an anthropological restoration of his bus

Society | April 14, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 997

Fire of Anatolia Bursts on Sofia Stage

The spirit of Sheharazada's tales has been vested in dance and life as the famous dance group The Fire of Anatolia swung under Oriental rhythms in Sofia. The grand dance show, compared only to the Lord of the Dance, brought to stage 50 of all 120 dancers

Society | April 14, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1309

Bulgarian Icon to Watch over Britain's Royal Newlyweds

The Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum (BBLF), one of the most influential communities in the country, has sent as a wedding gift to Britain's newlywed royal couple an icon of St Menas. The icon of the saint, honoured in Bulgaria as a patron of the home, h

Society | April 13, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 897

Thracian Treasures Tell Bulgaria's History to Spain

An exhibition featuring the arts of ancient Thracians will tour three Spanish cities in the following twelve months, the Bulgarian Culture and Tourism Ministry announced. The exhibition called "The Thracians: The Enigmatic Treasures of Bulgaria," will be

Society | April 13, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 961

Mel Gibson to Make Film for Late Pope

After "The Passion of Christ", Mel Gibson is reportedly set to turn Pope John Paul II's story into a Hollywood movie, world media reported. According to Ireland Online, Gibson, who is a devout Roman Catholic, has already filmed the ending to the movie.

Society | April 13, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 852
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