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Sofia Melts in Cuban Dance Heat

A wave of exoticness and music heat swept the stage of Bulgaria's National Palace of Culture, where the Cuban National Television Ballet performed their latest show, Cuban Magic. Guests to the spectacular performance also had the chance to enjoy live bea

Society | December 29, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 738

Bulgaria Robbed of Precious Historic Treasures

A Wallachian crown from the 19th century, a golden cross and a medallion were stolen from the Veliko Tarnovo museum. The theft was disclosed Tuesday morning during the daily inspection of the historic collection.

Society | December 28, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 703

Bulgarian Lady Enters MTV Top 10

The Bulgarian singer Svetla has entered the Top 10 of the music channel MTV with her single "Tazi Vecer" (‘Tonight"). The 25-year old lady has been living in Italy for 12 years now, where the song was first released and noticed.

Society | December 28, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3917

Bulgarians Donate Over BGN 1 M to Ailing Children

More than BGN 1 M have been collected so far under the national charity campaign " The Bulgarian Christmas."

Society | December 27, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 610

Bulgarian Rhythms Shake Vienna

Some of Bulgaria's most prominent jazz musicians, including Milcho Leviev, Yildiz Ibrahimova and Theodosii Spasov are to perform in the Austrian capital January 3-11, 2005.

Society | December 27, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 844

Bulgarians Lend Helping Hand to Children in Need

The sum of BGN 840,000 was collected in "The Bulgarian Christmas" charity event organized for the second time in Bulgaria. The money collected will be given to the Bulgarian children in need.

Society | December 26, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 699

Bulgarian Beauty Takes Over Bollywood

Miss Bulgaria 1998 Natalia Gurkova is acting in a soon-to-be-released Bollywood movie titled "Bullet", the on-line edition ApunKaChoice reported. The movie is said to be an espionage thriller by Indian producer Asad Sikandar, who is of Afghani origin an

Society | December 26, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5158

Bulgaria's Christmas Charity Brings Hope to Ailing Kids

A charity concert at the National Theater in Sofia marked the end of the charity initiative, launched at the beginning of December by Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov under the motto "Bulgaria's Christmas, Giving Hope to a Child in Need". The event,

Society | December 25, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 750

Santa's Train Starts Bulgarian Trip

Bulgaria's state railway service inaugurated a special "Santa Claus train" Friday, to roll from capital Sofia to the coastal city of Burgas and back. Until the end of December, passengers will have the unique chance of turning the long and usually exhaus

Society | December 24, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 763

Fashion: Triumphant Return of Neckties

Neckties are the next area of fashion conquered by ladies, as they wear the neck accessory as often as men do. Striped neckties are on the wave of fashion trends this year in overall Europe.

Society | December 24, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 539

Forks & Corks: Cabbage Pie (Zelnik)

Ingredients: 800g flour, 300g spinach, 1 bunch of sorrel, 200g spring onions or 3-4 leeks, 200g white brined cheese, 150g vegetable oil, 3 eggs, 200 ml yogurt, 1 tablespoon vinegar, ? teaspoon salt.

Society | December 24, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 742

Health: Talent Affects "Ways Brain Work"

Scientists have discovered evidence about how the brain learns from watching the actions of others.

Society | December 24, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 495

Science: First Kitty Cloning Sold in the US

The first cloned-to-order pet was sold in the US at the price of USD 50,000. The "Little Nicky" kitten, now nine weeks of age, was created from DNA from the owner's old cat who died last year.

Society | December 24, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 752

Archaeologists "Found" Jesus 1st Miracle Site

Archaeologists have found pieces of large stone jars of the type the Gospel says Jesus used when he turned water into wine at a Jewish wedding in the Galilee village of Cana, media reported. They believe these could have been the same kind of vessels the

Society | December 22, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1038

Harry Potter to Cast New Spells in July

The sixth novel in J.K.

Society | December 22, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 757

Sofia Stage Applauds Russian Ballet Diva

In a dance story of ancient gladiator Spartacus and his riot against Romans, Russia's best ballet dancer Anastasia Volochkova performed for the first time on Bulgarian stage. The Bolshoi Theatre soloist partnered with Mark Peretokin in the music of Aram

Society | December 21, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1750

Bulgarian Named "Best Body" in World Contest

A Bulgarian model received the Best Body prize in an international beauty contest in Turkey, the young lady's agents announced. The top beauty - Viktoria Dzhumparova - has just returned home from the Best Model of The World 2004 pageant.

Society | December 21, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4014

Bulgarians See Russian Ballet Diva

The Bulgarian public is looking forward to Tuesday's performance by Anastasia Volochkova, a ballet soloist of Russia's legendary Bolshoi Theatre. The 27-year-old diva will dance to Spartak by Aram Khachaturyan, partnering Mark Peretokin.

Society | December 21, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 798

Bulgaria Welcomes Danish Everest Climber

A Danish asthma patient planning to climb Mount Everest in the spring of 2005 has arrived at Hilton Sofia on his way to the top. Mogens Jensen, aged 32, would be the first one suffering asthma to climb Everest without an oxygen set.

Society | December 20, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2984

Bulgarian Scientists Unveil Perperikon's Mystery

Bulgarian scientists revealed the ancient name of the grandiose religious centre Perperikon thus unveiling one of the deepest secrets of the ancient world. The grandiose religious centre was once called Pergamon, the scientists announced.

Society | December 20, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1177

St. Ignatius Day Launches Christmas Festivities

Christians in Bulgaria marked on Monday Ignazhden, the day of St. Ignatius, which puts the start of the Christmas and New Year festivities.

Society | December 20, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 741
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