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Bulgaria Sets Sights on Valley of Khans

The grave of a noble figure from the times of proto-Bulgarians that archaeologists uncovered near Shumen in eastern Bulgaria may be that of a woman.

Society | July 16, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3193

Harry Potter Bewitches Bulgaria Anew

Bulgarian Harry Potter fans had the opportunity to find out about the new adventures of the young magician first on Friday, when the sequence's sixth book was released.

Society | July 15, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 729

Sex Expo Held in Varna, Sofia

A heatwave of adult entertainment is about to hit Varna, Bulgaria's main coastal city. It will host the Eros Show sex expo, starting on Friday with the participation of international adult movie stars.

Society | July 15, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3182

"Desperate Housewives" Run for 15 Emmys

"Desperate Housewives" reeled in 15 Emmy nominations, the same number as the "Will and Grace" sitcom. Both series are well-known to the Bulgarian audience.

Society | July 15, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 449

Health: Foods for Healthy Skin

Your diet is an essential way to maintain a healthy skin, especially during sun exposure. Even the most expensive cosmetics cannon keep your skin in perfect shape without the proper foods.

Society | July 15, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 614

Science: NASA Delays Discovery Shuttle Launch

NASA is hunting the source of a problem that forced it to abort the launch of space shuttle Discovery.

Society | July 15, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 571

Forks&Corks: Grilled Zucchini Pizza

Ingredients: 1 large garlic clove

Society | July 15, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 324

Exotic Brunette Crowned Bulgaria's Playmate

A tawny, 24-year-old brunette was named Bulgaria's Playmate of The Year. Albena Petrova is the second Bulgarian to win the title, after last year it went to teenage model Madlen Peneva.

Society | July 14, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5542

Pope: Harry Potter Distorts The Soul

Pope Benedict XVI has scourged the Harry Potter books for "distorting Christianity in the soul."

Society | July 14, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3264

Retro BMW Draws Attention in Sofia

Bill Drysdale, an advisor of Bulgaria's outgoing Premier, bid farewell to Bulgaria in an original way Wednesday. He welcomed friends and partners to a demonstration of his 1928 BMW DIXI 750 cc, the most valuable piece in his collection of old-style autom

Society | July 13, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1067

12 Sought for Bulgaria's New Big Brother

The producers of the Bulgarian version of Big Brother started their search for new participants Wednesday. The second season of the reality show will kick off in September with 12 entrants.

Society | July 13, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 546

Grave of Ancient Bulgarian Ruler Unearthed

Bulgarian archaeologists have uncovered the grave of a nobleman with valuable relics.

Society | July 13, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 504

Harry Potter Leaks in Canada

Harry Potter's latest secret may have slipped out in Canada. Rowling's sixth book about the young wizard is scheduled to be released on July 16, but a store near Vancouver briefly put the put the book on sale last week.

Society | July 13, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 500

World-Famous DJs to Shake Bulgarian Seaside

Techno music DJ legends Josh Wink and Omid 16b will rock Bulgarian Sunny Beach resort.

Society | July 13, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 536

Bulgarian Students Victorious at Physics Olympiad

Bulgarian students swept three medals at the 36th International Physics Olympiad in Spain. Rosen Matev from Pleven's Mathematics High School won a silver medal and Nikolay Zhelev and Svilen Iskrov form the Burgas Nature and Mathematics High School were a

Society | July 13, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 479

Bulgaria's Outgoing FM Trabant Becomes National Treasure

Bulgaria's outgoing foreign minister presented his legendary trabant to the National Historic Museum. Foreign Minister Solomon Passy well-known for his NATO dream and his trabant became the first to receive the coveted invitation to join NATO.

Society | July 13, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1078

Bulgaria Sweeps Yet Another Beauty Crown

Bulgarian girl won the "Mini Miss International 2005" title at the "Mini Miss Universe 2005" pageant in the Republic Dominicana . 10-year old Gloria Koleva from Veliko Tarnovo swept the major title along with other recognitions presented at the contest -

Society | July 13, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4663

Bulgarian Artist Exhibits in French Senate

Bulgarian painter Stanka Zheleva exhibited her works at the building of the French Senate. The exhibition, opened July 12, is organized by the Senate and the Bulgarian Embassy in Paris and is a part of a common initiative including also an artist with Gr

Society | July 13, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 428

Bulgarian Rhodopes Offer Orphic Mysteries Touch

Ancient Orphic mysteries are on display in the Rhodopes area for a couple of days this week. Bulgarian and foreign tourists flocked to the town of Trigrad to see live the pagan traditions in the mysteries related to the name of legendary singer Orpheus.

Society | July 12, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 728

Bulgaria Sees "Star Academy" Semi Final

Bulgaria saw the semi final of the first Star Academy reality show taking place in the country. Three of the five talents, who "survived" over the 3 months spent at the Academy qualified for the final, whereas one of two nominated will have to leave the

Society | July 12, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 957

Sidney Sheldon Thrills Bulgarian Fans

The major Sidney Sheldon thrilled his Bulgarian fans Monday night. At a specially organized meeting with the fans in Sofia the author signed books for them.

Society | July 12, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 787