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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: 997

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

National Radio Merry-Making 70th Anniversary

It all starts with Bulgarian National Radio, read the motto of the lavish concert BNR staged on the eve of its 70th anniversary. President Georgi Parvanov, Parliamentary Speaker Ognyan Gerdzhikov, many officials, current and former radio anchors and empl

Society | January 25, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 462

Film Fever Conquers Sofia in Spring

Over 180 films will participate in the ninth edition of the traditional Sofia International Film Festival (Sofia IFF), starting March 4 to end March 13, the festival's Director Stefan Kitanov announced Tuesday at a press conference. Films from all over t

Society | January 25, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 500

Frida's Art Shown in Bulgaria First-Time

Works by legendary Mexican surrealist Frida Kahlo and lover Diego Rivera will be on display in Bulgaria as of January 29, for the first time in the country. The expo at the Gallery of International Arts in Sofia will feature some of Kahlo's most famed pa

Society | January 25, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1589

Cartoon Slapped for Promoting Homosexuality

The makers of popular SpongeBob SquarePants cartoon are facing a wave of criticism for "promoting homosexuality". The US Focus on The Family organization said that the cartoon figure appeared in a video with children's TV characters Barney and Jimmy Neut

Society | January 25, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 672

The Times: Stoitchkov in 15 Years-Owner of Sleazy Nightclub

Bulgarian football star Hristo Stoitchkov might become "pot bellied, balding restaurateur or the owner of a sleazy nightclub" according a correspondent of the Times that considered naming her baby after the footballer. The Times correspondent Alyson Rudd

Society | January 25, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1015

Bulgarian Viktor Krum Mystery Solved

The mystery veiling the Bulgarian boy that was picked for the role of Viktor Krum in the fourth blockbuster Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, was solved as his face was finally shown to the public. The secret was revealed in the 2006 Harry Potter Desk

Society | January 25, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7876

January 24: The Most Depressing Day of 2005

January 24 is the most depressing day of the year, experts announced. The scientists, who have derived a special formula to calculate the most depressing day, have also warned people not to take it personally if friends, family and colleagues seem partic

Society | January 24, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 819

Bulgaria's Baby 2005 Makes Public Debut

The first baby that was born in Bulgaria this year had a celebrity moment on Sunday evening. Young Laura Petkova, who came to the world in the first minute of 2005, was officially named Baby 2005, and received best wishes from famed television host Nicki

Society | January 23, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 615

Dutch Metal Band "Stoitchkov" to Bash Bulgaria

A Dutch heavy metal band named Stoitchkov are planning a Bulgarian tour this April, media disclosed. The deafening trio adopted the name of legendary Bulgarian footballer Hristo Stoitchkov, inspired by his stormy attacking style on the pitch and his hot

Society | January 23, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 926

Bulgaria Puts Up Eurovision Talents

Bulgarians were introduced Saturday to the music of 24 bands and artists that will compete for entering major contest Eurovision. The performers left the jury with the tough task of choosing between various styles, from pop and hip-hop beats to chillout

Society | January 22, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 910
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