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Charity Concert Boosts Breast Cancer Campaign

A charity concert of the Raddbandafelag Reykjavikur Male Choir, part of the fund-raising activities organized within the Breast Health Awareness Campaign 2004, will take place in Sofia. The concert, organized by the members of the International Women's C

Society | October 14, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 629

Square Named after Prominent Bulgarian Classic

A central square in a Bulgarian mountain town will adopt the name of the Bulgarian literary classic Yordan Radichkov next week.

Society | October 14, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 555

Orthodox Bulgarians Pay Homage to Saint Petka of Turnovo

Orthodox Church celebrates the female saint Petka of Turnovo, worshipped for her healing abilities.

Society | October 14, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 436

Breast Cancer Campaign Speeds up Funding

For just two weeks since the official start of breast cancer fight campaign, the funds raised have reached a total of BGN 47,000. More than BGN 25,000 were garnered during the charity dinner with auction and lottery over last weekend, attended by the eli

Society | October 13, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 518

Bulgarian Storms German Music Charts

Bulgarian pop singer Lucy Dyakovska was ranked second in Germany's Bravo rank list with her new single "Where."

Society | October 13, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1651

Japanese Art Conquers Sofia

Japanese dance group Mademoiselle Cinema will stage a major performance Wednesday evening in Sofia. Sofia will see the "White Flower, Red Flower" performance that tells the story of modern times, which span past and future, with key word "colour memory",

Society | October 13, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 459

Bulgarian Science Strives on Despite Low Funding

Despite lingering on the very lowest line of funding in Europe, Bulgarian scientists manage to be professionally shoulder-to-shoulder with their European colleagues. This and other sad but also cautionary facts were highlighted on the day when Bulgarian

Society | October 12, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 583

Special Scholarship for Bulgarian Student in Milan

A young Bulgarian studying in Milan, Italy, won the special Hristo Botev scholarship that is being granted for the first time this year.

Society | October 12, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1118

New Surprises from Bulgarian Pop Diva

Bulgarian pop diva Nina Nikolina returned to the music market with a new single called "I can't."

Society | October 12, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 707

Trendy Fashion Tiptoes on Music Lines

A dozen leading fashion design houses staged Monday their latest collections on the floor of Central Department Store in downtown Sofia. Modern Bulgarian bands enlightened the catwalk show with a dozen different music pieces performed live by Mariana Popo

Society | October 12, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 688

Reminiscence of History in Former President's Interviews

Bulgaria's former President Dr Zhelyu Zhelev has collected and published his interviews in a printed edition issued by the same-name foundation.

Society | October 11, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 502

Ancient Treasures to Land on Sofia Exhibition

An exhibition of archeological finds from pre-historic, ancient and medieaval times will open doors Tuesday in Sofia's Bulgarian Academy of Sciencies (BAS).

Society | October 11, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1144

US, Norwegian Share Nobel Economics Prize

Finn Kydland from Norway and Edward Prescott from the United States shared the 2004 Nobel Economics Prize. They were awarded for establishing the foundation of an extensive research program on the credulity and political feasibility of economic policy.

Society | October 11, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 635

Sofia Awaits Legendary Sylvie Vartan

Legendary Bulgaria-born singer Sylvie Vartan might include Sofia in its European tour, media reported. The most probable date for the Bulgarian concert is October 28, Bulgarian 24 Hours daily reported.

Society | October 11, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 870

MP Buys Unique Seychelles Coins for Charity

A Bulgarian parliament member acquired a special collection of coins from the Seychelles that was submitted by the Honorary Consul to Bulgaria Maxim Behar. Borislav Velikov bade for the coins at a fundraising auction dedicated to the fight against breast

Society | October 10, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1047

Fundraising Sofia Gala Fights Cancer

Cathy Pardew, the wife of the US ambassador to Bulgaria, hosted a gala dinner in Sofia to boost the fight against breast cancer. The glitzy event was part of Bulgaria's national campaign to fight the disease.

Society | October 10, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1161

Bulgaria Enchants "Bold and Beautiful" Celebrities

Kimberlin Brown and Daniel McVicar, portraying two of the most popular characters in soap opera The Bold and The Beautiful, met their Bulgarian fans Saturday. The US celebrities are in Bulgaria to attend the international TV festival Zlatnata Rakla, and

Society | October 9, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2132

Inscriptions Reveal Belonging of Thracian Treasure

Inscriptions read out on two silver vessels from the Thracian treasure revealed in the Golyamata Kosmatka mound has confirmed the supposed dating of the tomb to the times of ruling of King Seutus III. The archeological team headed by Dr Georgi Kitov has

Society | October 8, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3077

African Woman Wins Nobel Peace Prize

The 2004 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to 64-year-old Kenyan Wangari Maathai, an African native environmentalist and human rights campaigner. While awarding the Prize, the Nobel Foundation said on Friday it was is in recognition of 'her contribution

Society | October 8, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1343

Sofia Awaits 2nd Harry Potter Party

The second Bulgarian Harry Potter fans meeting will take place November 27 in Sofia Land amusement park. Special contests for best Harry Potter costume, best drawing, a PlayStation Quidditch tournament and many other interesting events.

Society | October 8, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2222

Four Youths Impress Bulgarian Opera Diva

Two Bulgarian and two foreign youths impressed Bulgarian opera prima Raina Kabaivanska with their talent. Plamen Kumpikov, Antonia Radneva, Veronika Simeoni from Italy and Eliana Bayon from Argentina were granted a Kabaivanska scholarship.

Society | October 8, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 817
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