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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: 593

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: 1292

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

Scientists Challenge Einstein's Theory

One of Einstein's most famous ideas is being challenged by a Cambridge University astronomer, world media reported. Michael Murphy, of the Institute of Astronomy at Cambridge University said at a physics conference that Albert Einstein could have got it

Society | April 13, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 992

Bulgarian Top Designer Reveals Spring/ Summer Creations

Maria Nedkova, Bulgaria's top designer for this year, showed Tuesday her long-anticipated collection for the spring/ summer season.

Society | April 12, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 774

Bulgaria Marks Anniversary of Space "Greenhouse"

On the World Day of Aviation and Cosmonautics Bulgarian scientists mark the tenth anniversary since launching its unique "greenhouse" project into open space. Under it, cosmonauts working on the Russian orbital spaceship "Mir" are able to grow by themsel

Society | April 12, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 638

Greece's Eurovision Bidder Comes to Sofia

Bulgarian fans of Helena Paparizou, the Greeek bidder at the forthcoming Eurovision 2005 contest, are eager to meet her in Sofia, as she is landing here on Friday.

Society | April 12, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1782

Star Academy Sets to Conquer Bulgaria

The Bulgarian version of the Star Academy reality show kick-started Monday introducing the viewers to the fourteen pioneer participants and hoping to achieve the tremendous success of its predecessor "Big Brother."

Society | April 11, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1520

Theodosii Spassov Promotes EU Treaty

Bulgaria's worldwide-celebrated kaval virtuoso Theodosii Spassov is joining a television campaign to promote the Accession Treaty with the European Union (EU). The groundbreaking document will be signed on April 25, but opinion polls show that the majori

Society | April 10, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 644

Camilla Unlikely to Wear White

Camilla Parker Bowles probably will not wear white on her wedding day, world media said. The long-time partner to Prince Charles is finally marrying him Saturday, after three decades of illicit love.

Society | April 9, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 659
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