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Children-Painted Eggs Create Easter Mood in Hilton Sofia

Hilton Sofia and Traditzia Foundation are hosting an Egg-Painting Competition on the occasion of the Orthodox Easter festivities in a bid to support the socially underprivileged children in Bulgaria. Easter eggs, trimmed with brocade, pieces of eggshells

Society | May 1, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1140

Bulgarian Politicians Crack Eggs for Luck

Bulgarian coalition United Democratic Forces invited its opponents from ruling Simeon II National Movement (SIINM) and Bulgarian Rightist Party (BSP) to crack eggs on Easter. The rightists politicians had carefully prepared for the competition, as they e

Society | May 1, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 503

Easter Preparations in Full Swing

Holy Saturday, the day before Easter, offers last opportunity to those lagging behind in holiday preparations to colour the eggs and bake the cakes.

Society | April 30, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 729

Oliver Stone: Bulgarian Film Making Can Revive

The Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov met Friday the prominent film director Oliver Stone, who arrived in the country to search for possible movie shooting spots. Parvanov and Stone shared opinions on the problems and historic events, emblematic for th

Society | April 29, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 808

Bulgarian House Track Enters Viva Chart

Bulgarian dance artist Svetla Ivanova will see her latest track Mr.DJ played by VIVA PLUS on Saturday, media announced Friday.

Society | April 29, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1860

Orthodox Bulgarians Commemorate Good Friday

Orthodox Bulgarians commemorated Good Friday, which is believed to be the day when Jesus Christ was crucified. Legend has it that during Good Friday no one should work, as it is considered to be a sin.

Society | April 29, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 632

Science: Mars Whirlwinds Caught in the Act

One of the US space agency's robot rovers on the Red Planet has captured whirlwinds, or "dust devils", churning their way across the Martian plain.

Society | April 29, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 394

Health: Studies Cast Doubt on Use of Calcium

Recent studies show that people should consider other strategies for secondary fracture prevention, including pharmacological intervention with drugs such as bisphosphonates that help maintain bone density and reduce fractures. The findings were reported

Society | April 29, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 435

Forks & Corks: Carrot Soup with Orange and Tarragon

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon butter, 1 1-pound bag classic-cut peeled carrots, 3/4 cup chopped onion, 3 cups low-salt chicken broth, 1/2 cup orange juice, 1 tablespoon brandy, 2 teaspoons chopped fresh tarragon, Fresh tarragon sprigs Preparation: Melt butte

Society | April 29, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 385

Wine Art Indulges Bulgarian Connoisseurs

A leading Bulgarian wine cellar staged Wednesday night an impressive art spectacle inspired by the "Philosophy of Wine and Life."

Society | April 28, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 620

EUR 10,000 Offered to Bulgarian Career Gals

A Bulgarian magazine announced Wednesday the start of their EUR 10,000 contest for women with a business or education plan. The "Smiling, Successful, Sensational" challenge is taking place for the second time in the country, on the initiative of Cosmopol

Society | April 27, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 644

Brussels Concert Marks Bulgaria, Romania EU Future

A special concert was organized in Brussels Tuesday evening to mark the signing of Bulgaria and Romania's EU Accession Treaties. Ambassadors from the EU member countries, representatives of the European Parliament as well as highly ranked officials from

Society | April 27, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 814

Fake Modern Art Museum Puzzles Sofia

A group of Bulgarian artists caused a major public scandal by organising a fake opening of a Modern Art Museum in Sofia.

Society | April 27, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3419

Bulgarian Celebrities Decorated with Beauty Awards

For a second year the leading hair care company Pantene resented its beauty awards in Sofia.

Society | April 27, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 883

Bulgaria Teen Sweeps UN Art Contest

A 13-year-old Bulgarian boy has won the European children's painting contest organized by the United Nations (UN). Iskren Petrov from the town of Sliven had presented a Noah's Ark theme as a call for saving life in polluted urban areas.

Society | April 26, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1931

Christo Opens First Modern Art Museum in Sofia

Famous conceptual artists, Bulgaria-born Christo Javacheff will attend Tuesday the opening of the first Modern Art Museum in Sofia. The event comes after decades-long struggle to find a shelter for Bulgarian contemporary pieces of art - installations, vi

Society | April 26, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1195

Sofia's Anglo-American School Students Silhouette Surrealism

The Anglo-American School will have its Annual Art Show - a display of surrealistic artwork on the theme of "light and shade"- on April 27 at the gallery "Krug". "The children work with installations, digital art, photograms, bas-relief and sculptures an

Society | April 25, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 978

EU Babies Gladden 4 Bulgarian Couples

Four newborn babies added Monday to Bulgaria's EU-accession joy. The children were born in the early hours of April 25, heralding the signing of the Accession Treaty for Bulgaria and Romania.

Society | April 25, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1036

Bulgarians Celebrate Flower Feast

Bulgarians marked Sunday the so-called Tsvetnitsa-Vrabnitsa holiday, which is the Orthodox equivalent to the catholic Palm Sunday. Held annually on the last Sunday before Easter, Tsvetnitsa is one of the biggest Bulgarian holidays, rich in a variety of c

Society | April 24, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4113

Bulgaria Marks St. Lazar's Day

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church marked Saturday the traditional St. Lazar's Day.

Society | April 23, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 602

Mini 3D Bulgaria Set on European Tour

A set of ten 3D models of various sites, historic events and traditions of Bulgaria gets ready to set off on a European tour to offer a glimpse into the beauties of the Balkan state ahead of its EU entry. The miniatures of people, buildings, locations re

Society | April 23, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2430