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2,500-Year-Old Bulgarian Gold Flies to Japan

The unique gold artefacts unearthed this summer by Bulgarian archaeologists most probably head for Japan next year. The pearl of the treasure - a unique gold mask, believed to depict the face of ancient Thracian king, probably that of Seutus III or There

Society | October 26, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1371

Bulgarians Honour "Winter Herald" amid Sunny Spells

Orthodox Bulgarians mark today the Christian St Dimitar Day, believed to herald the beginning of winter, as forecasts promise foggy but warm weather with sunny spells in the afternoon.

Society | October 26, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 610

Sofia Sees Olaf's Hot Shots

Some of the most popular sessions by scandalous Dutch photographer Erwin Olaf were shown in a Sofia exhibition Monday. Shots from "Royal Blood" and "Mature," along with several other photo series, will be on display at the National Gallery of Internation

Society | October 25, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 851

Bulgarian Apollo Fuels Passions in Las Vegas

Many flock to the Mecca of gambling Las Vegas not to try their luck but to see the impressive showcase of Bulgaria-born Stoyan Metchkarov. With his Air Play the 27-aged, Apollo-like acrobat demonstrates his incredible balancing skills.

Society | October 25, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3135

London Braces for Bulgarian Culture Festival

London's Riverside Studios will host the "cultural landing" of Bulgaria on the Island, as part of the Balkan country's accession to the European Union. The project-implementing organisations from the Culture Ministry and the National Movie Center have dr

Society | October 25, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 802

Bulgarian Kids Rival Essays on Radichkov

For a second successive year Bulgarian schoolchildren are challenged to compose essays on any of the works by prominent writer Yordan Radichkov. The author seen as living classic of Bulgarian literature passed away on January 21.

Society | October 25, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 944

UK DJs Settle on Bulgarian Seacoast

The members of the British disco-house band "Fats and Small" intend to buy a house on the Bulgarian seacoast.

Society | October 25, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 644

Bulgarians "World's Unhappiest" People

Bulgarians are among world's unhappiest people, a survey carried out by British and Dutch scientists cited by the iblnews.com site shows.

Society | October 24, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1846

Cigoli "Painted" Bulgaria- found Precious Canvas

Italian Baroque Era Painter Lodovico Cigoli might be the author of the recently found in Bulgaria precious painting, local media reports. The reports came despite the experts' conclusions that canvas imaging the Bible scene of "Abraham's Sacrifice of Isa

Society | October 24, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1146

Visages Models Picks New Talents

Over 500 girls from Bulgaria took part in the first day of the official casting of the leading modeling agency Visages Models 2004. Yet another 500 young talents are to come on Sunday to try their luck in the casting.

Society | October 23, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 16447

Russian Pop Diva Amazes Sofia

Russian pop icon Alla Pugacheva thrilled with her performance all fans that came to her Sofia concert. The entire Hall 1 of the National Palace of Culture stood up on its feet as the Russian prima sang for Bulgaria's pop legend Emil Dimitrov.

Society | October 23, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2683

Bulgarian Students Conquer Mercedes

Bulgarian students created five different models of wheel rims that would be used by the world-leading car producer Mercedes. The Sofia Technical University broke the news saying that the five study Engineer Design.

Society | October 23, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 716

Bulgarian Movie to Fight for Oscar Nomination

Bulgaria's Mila from Mars will compete with movies from 49 countries for nomination for the foreign-language prize of February's Academy Awards. The film directed by young director Zornitsa Sofia swept the top award, with a purse of EUR 25,000, at the Sa

Society | October 22, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 954

Bulgarian Rhythmics Show Heads to the Island

A team of 70 Bulgarian dancers, singers and musicians will perform in a show in the London Royal Albert Hall November 1.

Society | October 22, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 852

Potato Feast Tickles Bulgarian Town

Residents of the central-Bulgaria town of Klisura celebrated a unique potato holiday Friday, with potato exhibitions and a contest for sculptures made of mashed potatoes. The root crops cultivation has been the main occupation for many of Klisura's people

Society | October 22, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 666

Sofia Sees Bulgarian - French Film Premier

A Bulgarian-French feature film called "Meme Dieu est venu nous voir" -"And God Came Down to See Us"- will be presented in Sofia on Friday.

Society | October 22, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 773

Potter Film Waves Bulgarian Flag

The Bulgarian flag will be seen flying in the fourth Harry Potter movie, according to a Bulgarian fan website. The Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire will show Bulgaria facing Ireland in the world quidditch finals.

Society | October 22, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1352

Health: Heavy Traffic Harms Your Health

Traffic jams are not only bad for your mood - they may actually kill, research suggests.

Society | October 22, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 553

Science: Human Gene Number Slashed

Human beings have far fewer genes than originally thought, a consortium of scientists claimed.

Society | October 22, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 632

Forks and Corks: Fruity Rum Punch

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups rum

Society | October 22, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 580

Fashion: The Perfect Denim Match-ups

Denim pants are not to be given up by anyone, whatever the season. Jeans are also easy to combine with the rest of your wardrobe, especially if you have certain match-up techniques in mind to maximize your jeans look.

Society | October 22, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 632
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