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MTV Gives Air to Bulgarian Starlet

Bulgarian dance artists Svetla Ivanova will see her latest track Mr.DJ played by MTV this weekend, media announced Friday.

Society | April 1, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1241

Magnificent Ledenika Set for Repair

Bulgaria has allotted BGN 800,000 (approximately EUR 409,000) for repairing tourism facilities at the spectacular Ledenika Cave. The money will be used for building an elevator for the disabled, as well as for upgrading the lighting equipment.

Society | April 1, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 664

Health: Cancer Blocking Protein Raises Hopes

A breast cancer treatment, which blocks the growth of tumours, has been hailed as a breakthrough by Irish scientists.

Society | April 1, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 407

Forks and Corks: Gazpacho

Ingredients: 1 3/4 pounds ripe tomatoes

Society | April 1, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 824

Fashion: Summer 2005's Big Skirt

The full skirt makes one of the biggest impacts in spring/ summer 2005, as proportions change to include a lot of volume on the bottom. Bustled, embellished, bubble-shaped, or with tulle underlayers, it should have a length around the knee or a bit longe

Society | April 1, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1145

Bulgarian Jazzmen Commemorate Radoy Ralin

Renowned Bulgarian jazzmen have revived the legendary Jazz Focus 65 formation to commemorate late Radoy Ralin. On the stage of Bulgaria Hall, where the prominent Bulgarian satirist liked spending many of his evenings, jazz pianist Milcho Leviev performed

Society | March 31, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1153

Sofia Shows Unseen Thracian Gold from Plovdiv

The heaviest solid-gold Thracian breastplate ever found on the Balkans was put on display in Sofia Wednesday. The unique piece - weighting 250 grams of pure gold - is part of a collection of previously unseen Thracian gold from Plovdiv.

Society | March 30, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1610

Bulgarian Documentary with Two Awards at Int'l Fest

The documentary of Bulgarian director Adela Peeva swept two awards at the international festival Days of Documentary Cinema taking place in Lublin, Poland. The Bulgarian movie "Whose is this song" took the second prize and the award of the students' jury

Society | March 30, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 733

Bulgarian Harry Potter Superstar: I'm More of a Heart Pleaser

The Bulgarian boy that was picked for the role of Viktor Krum in the fourth blockbuster Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire finally spoke to the press, it appeared on Wednesday. Bulgaria-born Stanislav Yanevski, living and studying in London, dark and ap

Society | March 30, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 16825

Student Becomes Bulgarian FinMin for One Day

Velislava Mateeva, student from the National Financial Gymnasium, got the chance to spend one day with Bulgaria's Finance Minister Milen Velchev and to become "Finance Minister for One Day".

Society | March 29, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 830

Scarlett Johansson Lands in Bulgaria

Hollywood superstar Scarlett Johansson arrived in Bulgaria for the shooting of Brian de Palma's latest film "Black Dahlia". The shooting will begin April 1 in the town of Pernik and will then go on in Sofia.

Society | March 29, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1839

Bulgarian Jazzmen Honour Memory of Satirist Ralin

The prominent Bulgarian jazz piano player Milcho Leviev and his group Focus 65 presented Monday a compact disk project to commemorate the poet and satirist Radoy Ralin. The event will take place in the National Library National Library St.

Society | March 28, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 687

BG Radio Awards Ivo Papazov for Global Music Mission

Bulgarian clarinet star Ivo Papazov received the special Bulgarian Music Mission Award less than a month after the BBC Radio 3 granted him the World Music Audience Award. With eyes wet with bulging tears the "King of Wedding Music" expressed his gratitud

Society | March 27, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1558

MP-Skilled Actor Grabs Bulgarian Theatre Award

The legendary Bulgarian actor Stefan Danailov, who is currently a socialist MP, was recognised with the special award named after Ikar for overall contribution to Bulgarian Theatre.

Society | March 27, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 648

Bulgaria's Golden Treasure Heads for Globe-Trot

The unique Thracian treasure of nine solid gold artifacts leaves the country to be exhibited for a year in several cities of Spain.

Society | March 27, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1577

Sofia Teen Crowned Miss Bulgaria 2005

Rositsa Ivanova, 17, has lived through her once-in-a-lifetime moment to be crowned Miss Bulgaria 2005. In hard competition with 43 young ladies from different parts of Bulgaria, Ivanova heard her name to be the winner in this year's pageant and now will

Society | March 26, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4983

Sofia Opens Latin Dances Rivalry

Bulgarian capital kicked off Saturday the First International Tournament of Latin American and Standard Dances Sofia Open 2005.

Society | March 26, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 975

Bulgaria Switches to Daylight Saving Time

Bulgaria will switch over to Daylight Saving Time on the night of March 27, at 3 a.m.

Society | March 26, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 753

Noah's Arch Not on Mount Ararat - Experts

The biblical Noah's Arc is not resting on the slopes of Mount Ararat, modern Turkey, according to scientists who have recently returned from an expedition in the area. The objects mistaken for remains of a giant ship are natural, they told Russian journa

Society | March 26, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2312

Bulgaria Switches over to Summer Time Sunday

Bulgarians are to rewind the clocks with one hour forward, at 3 am local time March 27, switching over to summer timing, along with all European countries. Bulgaria adopted the switch between summer and winter time in 1979, almost seventy years after it w

Society | March 25, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 728

Science: Parents Picking Gender of Kids

Parents can be soon able to pick the gender of their babies under plans proposed by a group of British MPs. The proposals, outlined in a controversial report, call for personal fertility decisions to be taken out of the hands of regulators.

Society | March 25, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8479
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