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Sofia Museum Unveils Remarkable Art Collection

Boyan Radev, the prominent Bulgarian collector and sportsman, made a new donation to the National Museum of History in Sofia, adding to its expositions unique marble monuments from the Ancient Times and new royal icons.

Society | September 21, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1254

Bulgaria Marks Int'l Day of Peace

Bulgarian musicians and journalists marked the International Day of Pace with a football match in Sofia. Prominent Bulgrian football coaches Dimitar Penev and Plamen Markov headed the two teams.

Society | September 21, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 818

Bulgarian Beauty to Decorate Athens Streets

Bulgarian fashion beauty has perfectly matched the Greek vision for the women from the ancient tribe of medi who once lived in the southern Bulgarian areas, nearby town of Sandanski. A local hotel named after the tribe has picked up Miss Bulgaria Univers

Society | September 21, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1816

Russian Pop Diva Pays Tribute to Bulgaria

Russian pop diva Alla Pugatcheva arrives to Sofia to stage reportedly a farewell concert on October 22.

Society | September 21, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 737

Autumn Fashion Show in Sofia

Famous Bulgarian designer Zheni Zhivkova, double holder of the Golden Needle Award, presented her latest autumn/winter collection 2004-2005.

Society | September 20, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1414

Opera Legend Starts Master Class in Sofia

World famous opera diva Raina Kabaivanska announced the launching of a master class in Sofia. More than 56 talents from Bulgaria, Macedonia, Georgia, Ukraine, Great Britain, France, Italy and Argentina have declared their willingness to join Kabaivanska'

Society | September 20, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 923

Six Bulgarians Run for PC Feat Prize

Six Bulgarians have been nominated to run for this year's John Atanasoff Award. It was set up last October for special achievements in the field of computer engineering, and named after the Bulgaria-descended man who invented the computer.

Society | September 20, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 369

Loren's Son Wedding Refutes Rumors of Bulgarian Bride

Sofia Loren's son Carlo Ponti, Jr. married the Hungarian violinist Meszaros Andrea in Budapest on Saturday.

Society | September 20, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3884

Britney Spears Marries Again

The pop star Britney Spears and fiance Kevin Federline married Saturday in a private ceremony at a Studio City, California, home, according to reports posted on Entertainment Extra web site. Spears and dancer Federline reportedly surprised their families

Society | September 19, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1705

Hundreds Queue Hours for Glimpse at Gold Mask

Sofia weekenders have been queuing for over an hour to take a glimpse at the unique Thracian gold mask exhibited in the National Museum of Archeology. Officials of the museum have not witnessed such public interest to its exhibits since January 1998 when

Society | September 19, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1391

Open Air Music Grabs Last Summer Time

Despite the cool weekend in Sofia, alternative music fans spend their afternoon time to watch the musicians participating in the third edition of the "Jim Beam Cube Festival". The open air fest staged in the Sofia Summer Theater where video walls stood i

Society | September 18, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 830

Bulgarian Kids Sweep Info Olympics Medals

A Gold and three Silver medals decorated Bulgarian team of informatics during the IT Olympic event held in Athens. With a total of 445 out of 600 possible Vladimir Nedev, studying in Varna's Mathematics Gymnasium, won the first place, followed by his mat

Society | September 18, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 561

Bulgarians: No to Marriage

More and more Bulgarians prefer co-habitation to marriage, a survey conducted by Assa-M agency showed. Nearly 51% of the young Bulgarians say that they would prefer to live together with their partner rather than marry him.

Society | September 17, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 999

Kelly Family to Hit Bulgarian Stage

The famous group Kelly Family will stage a major performance for its fans in the mountain resort Bansko. The world renowned musicians will land a helping hand to their Bulgarian colleagues from the group Mary Boys Band that will present their second albu

Society | September 17, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 717

Cancer Spreads in Bulgaria

Bulgaria is among the countries worst hit by cancer, recent survey shows. Seven Bulgarians out of one hundred become victims of the disease and each year nearly 20,000 Bulgarians die because of cancer, Health Ministry announced.

Society | September 17, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 607

Japan, Paris Eager to See Thracian Mask

Museums in Japan, France, and Spain have been keen to arrange the visit of the unique Thracian mask found recently near the Shipka Peak in Bulgaria. The National Museum of Archaeology in Sofia is currently hosting a public exhibition of the precious find

Society | September 17, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1240

Bulgarian Violinist Steals Heart of Loren's Son

Sofia Loren's son is to get married to a Bulgarian girl on Saturday in Budapest, according to reports.

Society | September 17, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 797

Bulgarian Capital Celebrates St Sofia Day

Bulgaria's capital celebrated on Friday St Sofia Day, the date when the Orthodox world pays homage to the three biblical sisters Faith, Hope and Love. President Georgi Parvanov attended the official ceremony of hoisting Sofia's flag at the Monument to th

Society | September 17, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 638

Forks & Corks: Courgettes in a Yoghurt Sauce

Ingredients: 2 courgettes (cut in thin slices), frying oil, 50-80 gr. of plain white flour, 500 gr.

Society | September 17, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 316

Health: Male Fertility Hidden in a "Molecule"

Scientists have discovered a molecule that plays a key role in the development of sperm.

Society | September 17, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 314

Science: The Hurricanes' Science

Hurricanes are natural phenomena and have been storming the globe for thousands of years. They are important features of the Earth's atmosphere as they transfer heat and energy from the equator to the poles.

Society | September 17, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 312
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