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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: 480

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: 1082

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: 4676

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

Elle Steps in Bulgaria September

International fashion journal Elle will publish its first Bulgarian issue this September. The Bulgarian team will be headed by 29-year-old Marlene Smits of mixed Bulgarian-Dutch origin.

Society | July 11, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1659

Antarctic Forum Opens in Sofia

Antarctic explorers from 33 countries are gathering in Sofia for a key forum. The conference the Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs and Antarctic Logistics Operators is scheduled to prepare for the 2007-2008 International Polar Year (IPY)

Society | July 11, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 389

Bulgarian Cartoon Grabs Dresden Fest Award

A Bulgarian cartoon movie has won the hearts of audience at the Dresden movie festival in berlin. The six-minute film "Tick-Tack" recorded a series of triumphs at festivals in Montreal, Leipzig and Dresden last year.

Society | July 10, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 424

Bulgarian Archeologists Dip in Earth's Bowels

Bulgaria's archaeological expedition TEMP started its new excavations in the Valley of Thracian Kings at Ploska Mound. The information emerged from its chief, Dr Georgi Kitov.

Society | July 9, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1834

Bulgarian Town Honors Poet's 155th Birthday

Festivities in the Bulgarian town of Sopot have started Saturday afternoon to celebrate the 155th anniversary from the birth of famous Bulgarian poet Ivan Vazov.

Society | July 9, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 695

Sofia Boasts Unique Young Talent Exhibition

The first international scientific exhibition for young talents has started Saturday in Sofia.

Society | July 9, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 522

Bike Mania Sweeps London after Bombings

Bicycle stores in Central London have reported brisk sales as commuters in the capital sought alternative methods of transport due to bombings on the public transport system the subway. With taxis in short supply and services canceled on both London's un

Society | July 8, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 492

Oscar-Winning Freeman Lands in Sofia

Movie starring Morgan Freeman has landed in Sofia to shoot a new movie with Nu Image production company. Together with John Cusack, Freeman will take on lead parts in the thriller "The Contract".

Society | July 8, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1724

Forks and Corks: Garlic Pasta with Prawns

INGREDIENTS: 8 ounces fusili (spiral) pasta

Society | July 7, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 515

Bulgaria Excavates More Thracian Mounds

Bulgaria's archaeological expedition TEMP is about to start new excavations in the Valley of Thracian Kings. The campaign is expected to start at 14 mounds on Friday, and the team is hoping for sunny weather.

Society | July 7, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3554

New Ballet Association Set under US Diplomatic Aegis

US Ambassador James Pardew and his wife will complete their term as honorary patrons of National Ballet's Fall 2004 and Spring 2005 seasons by participating in the creation of "The Ballet Association of Bulgaria". The non-profit association is to be regi

Society | July 6, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 496

French, Bulgarian Music Stars Release Charity Album

Famous French music stars and their Bulgarian colleagues are set to release an album aimed to collected money for orphans in Bulgaria. One of France's most successful rap performers Diam's presented her performance to the Bulgarian children through EMI F

Society | July 5, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2752

Teen Beauty Wins Elite Model Look 2005

A 15-year old Bulgarian beauty from Kyustendil swept the first prize at the 9th edition of the "Elite Model Look 2005" contest.

Society | July 4, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3967

Graffiti Fest Colors Sofia

The third Bulgarian national competition Sprite Graffiti Battle took place in the country's capital Sofia.

Society | July 3, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 898