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Requiem for Bulgarian Basso Ghiaurov

Many people touched by the performance of great Bulgarian basso Nikolay Ghiaurov attended the special concert to mark the 75th anniversary since the birth of the late basso. A special commemoration concert took place in Sofia on Monday, organized by the

Society | September 13, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 437

Cambridge "Artist of the Year" Nomination Goes to Bulgarian

Bulgarian painter Vassil Krapchanski announced he was nominated by the International Biographical Center in Cambridge for International Artist of the Year. According to a letter, signed by the Center's general secretary the prize is awarded to a few peopl

Society | September 13, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 578

Opera Diva Freni Arrived in Sofia

Opera soprano singer Mirella Freni arrived in Sofia Sunday, and will join events organized to mark 75 years since her late husband, Nikolay Ghyaurov, was born. Freni said she was glad to visit the country, as it reminded her of the happy moments with the

Society | September 12, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 656

Bulgarian Top Journalist Turns 60

Bulgarian top journalist Kevork Kevorkyan celebrated his 60th birthday on Saturday evening. Kevorkyan has been working in the state Bulgarian National Television for 30 years, 25 being dedicated to the legendary Every Sunday program.

Society | September 12, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 898

Bulgaria Hosts "Europe is Here" Film Fest

An international film forum under the motto "Europe is here" will take place in Bulgaria, starting September 22. The event is an opportunity for professionals to share ideas and filmmaking know-how, as well as to discuss the latest achievements in the bu

Society | September 12, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 460

Bulgaria Harvests Top Websites

At least 200 Bulgarian websites are expected to take part in this year's BG Site contest, organizers disclosed. Almost 100 have already applied for taking part.

Society | September 12, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 750

President Joins Bulgarian Hunting Fans

Thousands of Bulgarian hunting and fishing fans gathered Saturday to Bulgaria's folklore-style holiday village Arbanassi. The place hosts a national fair that was opened by President Georgi Parvanov.

Society | September 11, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 396

Sofia Modern Art Shows up "Without Limits"

After a couple of months of holiday lethargy the art season is reliving again galleries and exhibitions as the latest artistic works of wood-carving and textile n Sofia have shown. The arts project titled "Without Limits" reflects the limitless participa

Society | September 10, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 424

Party Mood Whelms Sofia

Bulgaria's capital is getting ready for week-long partying ahead of Septemer 17 St Sofia Day. Mayor Stefan Sofianski announced Friday that six art and architecture projects would receive special awards to mark the holiday.

Society | September 10, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 399

Beckham Boy No.3 on The Way

The third child of the Beckham superstar couple will be a boy, scans have revealed. The baby will be born next March.

Society | September 10, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1979

Russia Angered by "Suicide Bomber" Show

Russia has cancelled a Sept 11 anniversary concert that would feature a singer dressed as suicide bomber. Tickets to the show were designed to resemble plane tickets, alluding to the hijacked passenger planes that rammed into the NY skyscrapers.

Society | September 10, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2015

Olympic Experience "Satisfying"

More than 90% of the Olympic spectators were completely satisfied with the experience, according to a survey conducted by MRB Hellas SA, VPRC and Research International. The opening and closing ceremonies also received an encouraging feedback of almost 9

Society | September 10, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 370

Fashion: Basic Boot Guide

With weather getting colder boots are getting hot. Here are some simple tips on how to pick the perfect boots, and slip them on into style boosting combinations this autumn.

Society | September 10, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 363

Forks & Corks: Stuffed Tomato Salad

Ingredients: 1kg tomatoes, 1 medium-sized celery, 250g brined sheep's cheese, parsley, pepper, vinegar, sunflower oil, salt, (1 cucumber).

Society | September 10, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 301

Health: Blood Vessel Clue to Heart Risk

Scientists say changes in small blood vessels in children could be used to predict the onset of heart disease in later life.

Society | September 10, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 267

Science: Noah's Ark Sent to Mars

The Moon should become a genetic Noah's Ark for repopulating the Earth in case of catastrophe, suggests a European Space Agency (ESA) official. Speaking to BBC News Dr Bernard Foing said the ark should be a repository for the DNA of every single species

Society | September 10, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 801

Bulgarian Violin Virtuoso Joins Unique Concert

Bulgaria's violin virtuoso Mila Georgieva, once proclaimed musical prodigy, will join the musicians from the "Sofia Soloists" and the youth orchestra of Classic FM Radio. The two orchestras will join their efforts for the first time to stage a major conc

Society | September 9, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1033

U.S. Ambassador to Bulgaria Honorary Patron of Ballet Season

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Society | September 9, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 595

Sofia Awaits Open Air Fest

All Bulgarian alternative music fans will be pleasantly surprised at the third edition of the "Jim Beam Cube Festival" that will take place September 18. The festival will be organized in the Sofia Summer Theater and the organizers pledged to cover the w

Society | September 9, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 436

Genesis Capsule Carrying Solar Wind Crashes

NASA's Genesis space capsule slammed into the Utah desert after its parachutes failed. Genesis gathered 10 to 20 micrograms of bits of solar wind during its three-year mission, the first cosmic materials ever returned to Earth from beyond the Moon.

Society | September 9, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 591

Versace Roots in Sofia for Bulgarian Faithfuls

Fashion faithfuls will hardly be surprised to know that the empire of late fashion guru Gianni Versace is landing on Bulgraian market. They are rewarded with the Versus shop opening doors at the 7 Kaloyan Str in downtown Sofia with the special attendance

Society | September 8, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1239
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