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Torrential Rains Storm Sofia after Days of Heat and Drought

Sofia citizens found themselves extremely surprised on Thursday night and throughout the whole Friday when after weeks of hot weather and droughts, torrential rains and violent thunderstorms hit the capital. The meteorologists said more precipitations ar

Society | May 18, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1493

Bulgarian Fashion Agency Chooses Mini Models

More than 1,400 children have taken part in the regional castings for mini models, organized by Visages Agency all across Bulgaria. The candidates, selected by a special committee, will be given the opportunity to participate in Visages Mini Models 2007

Society | May 18, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2427

Prison Break Star Surprized by Bulgaria's Progress

Prison Break's Robert Knepper, who plays the role of T-Bag, "one of the most vile characters on TV", as he himself puts it, said he was surprised with how European Bulgaria looked. Knepper, who has visited Romania in 1985 and Russia in 1996 admitted to S

Society | May 18, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3014

Stunning Night of Sultans in Bulgaria

The Turkish dancers from the world famous group "Night of the Sultans" enchanted Bulgarian audience with a show to remember, performed in the National Palace of Culture on Wednesday. A total of 70 belly dancers and men with swords made the fans' hearts b

Society | May 17, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1747

Free Heart Checks in Bulgaria to Mark World Hypertension Day

Bulgaria will mark the World Hypertension Day with a series of free checks of the heart, blood pressure, heart frequencies and weight in several cities in the country.

Society | May 17, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1114

Bulgarians Mark Ascension Day

Bulgarians from all over the country mark on Thursday one of the great feasts in the Christian liturgical calendar, and commemorates the bodily Ascension of Jesus into Heaven.

Society | May 17, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1289

Ancient Bulgarian Sanctuaries "Older" than Egyptian Pyramids

Bulgarian scientist will try to prove their hypothesis that the rock sanctuaries of Tatul and Perperikon in the Eastern Rhodopi Mountains are more ancient than Egyptian pyramids.

Society | May 16, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 9654

Bild: Eurovision Winner Song is Plagiarism

The Serbian song "Prayer" that won this year's Eurovision finals is plagiarism, taken from an Albanian folk song, the Bild newspaper claims.

Society | May 16, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3265

Bulgarian Scientist Questions Einstein's Theory of Relativity

The Bulgarian scientist Sasho Salkov dared to challenge Einstein's theory of relativity on Monday at a press conference for presenting his new book.

Society | May 15, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2580

Bulgarians Walk against World Hunger

Dozens Bulgarians joined the UN-sponsored initiative Fight Hunger, designed to fight starvation globally on Sunday for a fifth year in a row.

Society | May 15, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1299

"Face to Face" Exhibition of Sculptures Opened in Sofia

The Sredetz hall of Bulgaria's Culture Ministry opened Monday the "Face to Face" exhibition of sculptures made of wood, glass, metal and ceramics.

Society | May 14, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1416

Elitsa and Stundzhi Promise Grand Show to Bulgarian Audience

Elitsa Todorova and Stoyan Yankoulov, the drum duo, who grabbed the fifth spot at Eurovision final in Helsinki, promised they will stage a show to remember for their fans after they landed in Bulgaria Sunday evening. "We will have a rest for about a week

Society | May 14, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1844

Miracle-Working Icons Create Sensation in Bulgaria

Long, winding queues were seen throughout the day in front of Alexander Nevski Cathedral in Sofia, as people patiently waited to see three icons, believed to be miracle-working. At about 10 am the line numbered as many as 5,000, stretching all the way th

Society | May 13, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2584

Bulgaria Ranks 5th at Eurovision, Serbia Wins

Bulgaria's song Water grabbed the fifth spot at Eurovision final in Helsinki, while another Balkan country - Serbia came in first. The drumming duo Elitsa Todorova and Stoyan Yankoulov proved the most successful of Bulgaria's three Eurovision bids so far

Society | May 13, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4374

Divers Invite Sofia Citizens on Virtual Trip to Galapagos

Several divers in full gear startled Sofia citizens on Saturday in a promotion of Mtel IMAX's new 3D movie Galapagos. The divers urged everyone to take a dip in the mysteries of the Galapagos islands, where Darwin made some of his most important revelati

Society | May 12, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1432

Sofia Citizens Mutating - Expert

Sofia citizens are starting to forget what fresh air feels like and their organism is mutating with constant hits of headache and nausea, experts said.

Society | May 12, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1603

Bulgaria's Elitsa and Stundzhi Take On Eurovision Tonight

Bulgaria's drumming duo Elitsa Todorova and Stoyan Yankoulov will storm the Eurovision final in Helsinki tonight with real chances of coming out in the top ten.

Society | May 12, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1701

Bulgaria's EU Commissioner Inaugurates Sts. Cyril and Methodius Monument

European Commissioner Meglena Kuneva, who is paying a visit to Bulgaria, inaugurated a monument of the enlighteners Sts. Cyril and Methodius in the town of Dobrich.

Society | May 11, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1362

Prison Break's T-Bag Builds New Character on Russia's President

Robert Knepper, best known to the audience as T-Bag from TV Series Prison Break, said for SNA that he is building the character for his new movie - Hitman on Russia's president Vladimir Putin. I didn't have much time to prepare for the role of the head o

Society | May 11, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5462

Brussel Sprouts with Peppers and Potatoes

Ingredients: 1 Tbsp soft margarine or vegetable oil

Society | May 11, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 769

Bulgaria Publishes Byzantine Historian Unique Narrative

The new facsimile edition of the famous Chronicles of Constantine Manasses was presented Friday at the Bulgarian National Assembly.

Society | May 11, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1745
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