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Forks and Corks: Mexican Baked Fish

Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds cod

Society | January 21, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 513

Bulgarian Gent Opens Italy Fashion Week

A Bulgarian model who had just turned 18 opened the first show of Milan men's fashion week a few days ago, it emerged on Thursday. Teenager Martin Martinov was the first to step on the catwalk in a Yoshi Yamamoto show.

Society | January 20, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3248

Internet Promises to Obsess Lives in Decade

Internet will become an inseparable part of mankind's routine in just a dozen years, experts from the Pew Internet and American Life Project warned. According to their research carried out among leading IT experts, scientists, analysts and common web use

Society | January 19, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 746

Eurovision Bids Heat up Bulgarian Music

Bulgaria's first bidding contest to elect a song of the country for this year's Eurovision has attracted a record number of applicants to be shortlisted by the domestic organiser Bulgarian National Television (BNT). A total of 104 songs to be performed b

Society | January 18, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 992

Sofia Takes on Establishment of Everest Museum

Sofia will soon have its own museum dedicated to Bulgarians who stepped on the highest peak of the world Everest and Bulgarian tourism. The idea to set up a museum of Bulgarian Mountaneering emerged on the occasion of 110 anniversary since the start of B

Society | January 18, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 858

East Bulgaria Reveals Minoan Pertainence

The Eastern Rhodopes revealed an old-times funeral site obviously pertaining to an ancient Crete-Micenae cult dating 3,500 years ago.

Society | January 18, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 16142

Love Drama Boy Triumphant in Big Brother

A 27-year-old man believed to be the most flirtatious participant in the Bulgarian Big Brother won the show's BGN 200,000 (approximately EUR 100,000) prize Monday. During the last few hours of the reality show, Zdravko Vassilev managed to score a dramati

Society | January 17, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1672

Aviator Wins Golden Globe

The Howard Hughes epic The Aviator was the big winner with three Globes, including best dramatic picture at the awarding ceremony held Sunday night. The Golden Globes set up an Academy Awards rematch between Hilary Swank and Annette Bening, while Jamie F

Society | January 17, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1201

Pope Gets Own Ferrari

Pope John Paul has received a Ferrari from the Italian racing team for reportedly having "the inside track on the roads of humanity".

Society | January 17, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1113

Fashion Model "Leads" Big Brother Race

Teenage model Svetlozara Trendafilova has taken the lead among finalists in the Bulgarian Big Brother, sources told Sofia News Agency. Call operator sources speaking on condition of anonymity said that a few hours before the end of the show the 19-year-o

Society | January 17, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1944

Black & White Truffles at Hilton Sofia

Sofia Hilton Hotel announced it is bracing up for Black & White Truffles specialties week, to be launched on January 24.

Society | January 17, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 846

World Tenor Braces for Balkan Stage

The world's best tenor Jose Carreras will take part in this year's musical festival Ohrid Summer to be held in June on the coast of the popular lake. According to Macedonian Dnevnik daily, the popular tenor has agreed to perform for nearly half of his us

Society | January 17, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 720

St. Anthony's Day Celebrated in Bulgaria

The Orthodox Church in Bulgaria celebrated Monday St. Anthony's Day (Antonovden) to protect people from illnesses.

Society | January 17, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1465

National Radio Wrapped to Mark 70th Birthday

The Bulgarian National Radio has prepared to mark its 70th anniversary by wrapping its building in a special garment. A week before the radio's birthday the building was "dressed" in a white net with the radio's logo on it.

Society | January 16, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 921

Romanian Gives Birth at 67

A 67-year-old Romanian has reportedly become the oldest woman ever known to have given birth. Retired university professor Adriana Iliescu had undergone fertility treatment for nine years before succeeding in becoming pregnant.

Society | January 16, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1320

93 Bulgarians Compete for Eurovision Participation

Ninety-three Bulgarians have applied for participation in the Eurovision competition sending their songs as the application deadline expired Saturday. Bulgaria is to participate for the first time in the prestigious competition due to the efforts of the

Society | January 15, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1414

Kukeri Festival Rattles Bulgarian Town

Over 2,000 were the participants in the traditional Kukeri festival in the Bulgarian town of Simitly on Saturday.

Society | January 15, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1907

Precious Bulgarian Icons Restored

Two icons of the famous Bulgarian Renaissance artist Zahari Zograf have been restored in the Preobrazhenski Monastery near the town of Veliko Tarnovo.

Society | January 15, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1249

Bulgarian Villagers Perplexed by Gay Romance

A male gay couple from Finland threw Bulgaria's Klimentovo village in a flurry by willing to get married there, media said. Eight British families have already bought homes in Klimentovo, and now the Finns want to build a nest in the seaside village, Sof

Society | January 14, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2239

Bango Vassili Raises Roma Spirits

All Roma groups in Bulgaria started Friday their St. Basil's Day feast, or Bango Vassili - the Roma New Year.

Society | January 14, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2821

Science: Mammal Used to Eat Dinosaurs

Chinese scientists have revealed a fossilized dinosaur-eating mammal in Northeast China's Liaoning Province, according to a paper in the British journal Nature.

Society | January 14, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 591
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