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Eric Roberts to Star in Bulgarian Thriller

Hollywood star Eric Roberts will join the team of Bulgarian director Ivan Nichev in shooting his newest movie "Children of wax."

Society | April 6, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1097

Charles, Camilla Get Gifts from Bulgaria

A Bulgarian milliner sent a pair of hats as a wedding gift to Britain's Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles, while a Gypsy couple whose wedding the prince attended wired their best wishes, Daily Times reported. Violeta Ilieva designed a big yellow h

Society | April 6, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1419

Balkan Music Guru Writes Notes to Bulgarian Film

Goran Bregovic has arrived in Bulgaria for the official start of shooting a new Bulgarian movie titled "Fly with Rosinant", whose music author is Bregovic himself. The crew has centered the elite of modern Bulgarian theatre and cinema, including Itzko Fi

Society | April 5, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1172

Designer Holloware Seeks to Charm Sofia's Luxury-Lovers

Bulgarians who seek luxury and originality for their special moments at the table were tempted Tuesday by Christofle's latest silversmith creations. The prestigious French company and their Bulgarian partner Selma Iv presented the Drop collection by Chri

Society | April 5, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1034

Sofia Marks Andersen's Birthday with Fairytale Show

All heroes from Hans Christian Andersen fairytales came alive on Sofia stage as Bulgaria joined the world in marking the 200th birthday of the great story teller. Bulgarian children from different theatrical groups staged different performances of Anders

Society | April 2, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1058

Reims Gospel under Bulgarian Scientific Scrutiny

A team of Bulgarian scientists will study the Reims Gospel on which French kings used to swear an oath upon their coronation.

Society | April 1, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1059

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: 16828

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
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