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Bulgaria's Lord of the Past Sweeps Letters Award

Celebrated Bulgarian history novelist Anton Donchev was awarded Wednesday with the prestigious annual prize "St Kliment Ohridski" of the Sofia University. The several-time Nobel literature prize nominated writer has gained popularity home and abroad with

Society | December 1, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1207

President Launches Annual Christmas Charity

For a second successive year Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov launched the charity project "Bulgarian Christmas" aimed to raise funds for diseased children. In cooperation with Bulgarian National Television (BNT) and the private NOVA TV (NTV), the org

Society | December 1, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1010

Centenarian Perfumery Scents Sofia

One of the world's leading fragrance producers hosted a party in Sofia to celebrate their 100th Anniversary. The organizers showed a special film telling the story of Coty Inc.

Society | December 1, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1319

Bulgarian Among EU Descartes Prize Nominees

Bulgaria's Dr. Latchezar Avramov is among this year's nominees for the EU Descartes Prize for outstanding research through transnational co-operation.

Society | December 1, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1045

Dwarfs Parade Heralds Christmas Hustle

Kids parading as dwarfs on Sofia streets heralded the start of Christmas preparations in the capital city. It was enlightened Tuesday evening by the 20-m tall tree, which twinkled in hundreds of electric candles and hand-made decorations in the hearth bet

Society | November 30, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 980

Bulgaria Joins Int'l Slow Food Movement

Businessmen and restaurant owners of Bulgaria has established a Slow Food Club in the old, historic neighbourhood of Plovdiv, south Bulgaria. The new gourmet society is part of the global chain Slow Food, which preaches the philosophy of blending lunch a

Society | November 30, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1142

Bulgarian Film Sweeps Another Int'l Award

Bulgaria's "Mila from Mars" movie added yet another international award to its collection after sweeping the prize in Mannheim. The film of the young Bulgarian director Zornica Sophia received the Rainer Werner Fassbinder Award and the Prize of the Ecume

Society | November 29, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2008

Julia Roberts Gives Birth to Twins

Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts gave birth to twins on Sunday at a Southern California hospital, the world agencies announced.

Society | November 29, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3332

Bulgaria's Beauty Captured with Painter's Brush

A world of light and beautiful natural landscapes reveals the exhibition of Bulgarian artist Yanko Yanev, which opened doors to art connoisseurs at the House of Architects gallery in Sofia. The delicate watercolors favour more traditional approach to art

Society | November 27, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1696

Harry Potter Bewitches Bulgarian Fans Again

The second Bulgarian Harry Potter fans meeting attracted hundreds of boys and girls from across the country in Sofia Land amusement park. The Harry Potter fans measured swords in the special contests for best Harry Potter costume, best drawing, a PlaySta

Society | November 27, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2106

Umberto Eco Unravels Modern European Puzzles in Sofia

None of the labyrinth's directions is privileged, freedom is limited by fake exits and merged walls, celebrated Italian literary critic, novelist, semiotician Umberto Eco said in his lecture on modern European thinking in Sofia.

Society | November 27, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1761

Umberto Eco Lands in Sofia

World-renowned Italian literary critic, novelist, semiotician Umberto Eco arrived in Sofia to take part in an international conference of the European philosophers called "Sofia Dialogues."

Society | November 26, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1146

Fashion: Winter Trends

The winter is already here. Get some useful winter season fashion tips that will make your winter wardrobe more colorful and trendy.

Society | November 26, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1098

Forks&Corks: Milk Soup

Ingredients: 1 ? cup milk, ? cup butter, 2eggs, ? Lbs Bulgarian Feta cheese (or Yellow Cheese Kashkaval), ? cup rice, savory or black pepper, salt. Serves 4-6

Society | November 26, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 535

Science: Cosmic Blast Hunter Launched

A new space observatory has been launched to hunt down and study the most powerful explosions seen in the Universe since the Big Bang itself.

Society | November 26, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 579

Health: Best Cough Syrup - Made of Chocolate

Chocaholics may clap hands in joy and dig into another piece of their sweet God after researchers have found that ingredients in chocolate could put a stop to persistent coughs and lead to new cough medicines. The scientific team have discovered that the

Society | November 26, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4388

Sofia to Celebrate Eco Christmas

Residents of Bulgaria's capital Sofia have been invited to buy Christmas trees that have their roots intact. In this way, the trees could later be planted in the South Park to create a Christmas Wood.

Society | November 25, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1064

Kisyov Best Bulgarian Novelist of the Year

The Bulgarian novelist Setafn Kisyov received the first Vick prize for the Best Bulgarian novel 2003 for his novel "The Executioner" at a ceremony in the National Art Academy in Sofia Wednesday evening. "The Executioner" was chosen from 66 titles publish

Society | November 25, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5393

Sofia Gazes at Russian Male Ballet

The world-famous St. Petersburg State Male Ballet staged a unique show for art lovers in Sofia on Wednesday.

Society | November 24, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2184

Bulgarian Boys Take on Top of Robotics Olympiad

Two Bulgarian boys have topped the international robotics Olympiad sweeping the gold medal in South Korea with a prototype model of a Universe Scouts Robot. Alexander and Michael of Sofia's American college have spent this summer in Israel's technical un

Society | November 24, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1513

State Award Decorates Bulgarian Producer

The work of renowned Bulgarian producer Professor Hristo Hristov received honorary recognition being decorated Wednesday with the annual state award St Paisii Hilendarski. The bright artistic temperament of Hristo Hristov has been the strongest expressio

Society | November 24, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 871
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