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Ice Art to Brighten Bulgaria's Bansko

Bulgaria's top winter resort of Bansko will soon lighten up with twinkling ice figures by numerous Bulgarian artists, taking part in a special winter contest. The traditional sculpture contest starts Wednesday in the Bunderishki Polyani spot near Bansko,

Society | January 31, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 540

Bulgaria-Scripted Film Stirs Spain

A movie based on a story by Bulgaria-born Adriana Davidova has pinned the attention of Spanish critics with its premiere in Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and other cities of the country. "Syndrome" is the first feature film of young Spanish director Libert

Society | January 31, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 926

Japanese Music Star Returns to Sofia

Japanese mega star Kazufumi Miyazawa will stage a major performance in Sofia on February 1 along with his band "Miyazawa" and accompanied by Bulgaria's rock legend Kiril Marichkov. The Sofia concert will be a part of his 2005 European tour that includes

Society | January 30, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4081

Another Bulgarian Starlet in Harry Potter Blockbuster

Yet another Bulgarian child has been involved in the shooting of the blockbuster Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Bulgarian Trud Daily revealed. Bulgaria-born Eliza, 16, is the second Bulgarian actor to join the Harry Potter crew after last year Bulg

Society | January 30, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 11532

Leading IT Company Names Bulgarian Chief Scientist

Leading IT company VoIP, Inc. named Bulgarian Jelez Raditchkov chief scientist of the company.

Society | January 29, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 934

Bulgaria Welcomes Back Antarctic Explorers

Bulgaria's members of the Antarctic mission, dubbed Tangra 2004 returned to Sofia on Saturday afternoon. The two Bulgarian climbers conquered the highest summit in South America and outside Asia.

Society | January 29, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 550

Sofia Sees Frida Kahlo's Art, Diary Exhibited

A canvass and the diary of legendary Mexican surrealist Frida Kahlo and three graphics of her beloved Diego Rivera debuted in Sofia's Gallery for Foreign Art. The exhibition to be on display from January 29 till February 28 is part of a tour of Frida's w

Society | January 29, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 918

Big Brother Lady Picked Face of Mobile Operator

The finalist at the first edition of Bulgaria's Big Brother, the teen Svetlozara will go for an extension of her model career as the second mobile operator has picked her to be Globul's face. The charming Varna-born girl was preferred to represent the ne

Society | January 28, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2261

Sofia Exhibits Unique Glimpses from Turkey's Top Peak

An exclusive photo exhibition dedicated to Turkey's Mount Agri opened in Sofia to offer rare images from this remote and slightly known region believed to keep the biblical Noah's Arch. The pictures were taken by Sofia News Agency's young photo reporter

Society | January 28, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1007

Science: Moon May Be Cause of Asia Tsunami

Full moon and other cosmic processes may have influenced the Earth to such extent that caused the mighty earthquakes and mammouth tsunami in South East Asia a month ago. This revolutionary theory was developed by a Russian astronomer and quoted in Russia

Society | January 28, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1931

Forks and Corks: Golden Potato Soup

Ingredients: 3 cups peeled and cubed potatoes

Society | January 28, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 561

Fashion: Pants Get Extra Flabby

To get this spring's trendy look, keep straight and tight trousers locked in your wardrobe: loose pants with baggy legs are expected to be the hottest this season. Even if your pair fits tight around the waist, the cloth should gently cascade down and to

Society | January 28, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 467

Necropolis of Old Bulgarian Rulers under Search

Archeologists plan to launch excavation works in the roundabouts of Old Bulgarian capital Pliska in search for an ancient town or mausoleum considered to keep the remains of Bulgarian khans. The suggested royal necropolis is believed to reveal the burial

Society | January 27, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1604

Sofia Sees Unique Images of Turkey's Top Peak

An exclusive photo exhibition dedicated to Turkey's Mount Agri opens in Sofia on Friday, offering rare views from a remote and slightly known region. The pictures were taken by Sofia News Agency's young photo reporter Kameliya Atanasova, who topped the d

Society | January 27, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 915

Yet Another Bulgarian Trace in the Oscars

Bulgarian editor Stela Georgieva and the animation supervisor George Georgiev are part of the documentary "Super Size Me" nominated for an Oscar. Documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock makes himself a test subject of this documentary about the commercial

Society | January 27, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 994

Five US Hostages Held in Iraq

Five Americans are being held hostage in Iraq and some of them have been captive since before November. "There are three we know are being held hostage and there's a handful more who are unaccounted for, some of whom might be in a hostage situation," Stat

Society | January 27, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 456

Bulgarians Sweep Monte Carlo's Circus Award

Bulgarian circus group Ignatovi received the Silver Clown award at the 29th Monte Carlo International Circus Festival.

Society | January 26, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 782

Teen Takes over Sofia Fashion TV

Viewers of the Bulgarian Fashion Channel have chosen a 15-yearl-old lady as the face of the television for last year. Brunette Inna Ivanova outrivaled eleven other young beauties with her baby face and a slender figure shaped during five years of volleyb

Society | January 26, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1384

Sofia Youth Theater Marks 60th Birthday Renovated

Sofia Youth Theatre marked Tuesday its 60th anniversary with a birthday party, which took place in the theater's new building. The building on the central "Dondukov 8" blvd.

Society | January 25, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 425

Bulgarians Top South America's Highest Peak

Two Bulgarian climbers, who were part of the Antarctic mission, dubbed Tangra 2004, conquered the highest summit in South America and outside Asia. Lyubomir Ivanov and Doychin Vassilev topped Aconcagua (6962m/22835ft), which lies on the border between Ar

Society | January 25, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 585

The Aviator Sweeps 11 Oscar Nominations

Following up on its Golden Globe triumph, Martin Scorsese's film biography of Howard Hughes "The Aviator" received 11 Oscar nominations, beating out drama "Finding Neverland" and Clint Eastwood's boxing tale "Million Dollar Baby," which received seven nom

Society | January 25, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1578
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