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Icy Winds to Blast Bulgaria as Winter Comes Back

The national weather service has declared code orange for dangerous weather due to winds expected to blast eastern Bulgaria Monday.

Society » Environment | March 6, 2011, Sunday // 19:54 | Viewed: 3157

Winter Musters Comeback to Bulgaria

Temperatures will drop considerably Sunday evening and overnight over the whole of Bulgaria, setting the stage for a comeback of winter after a stint of warm days.

Society » Environment | March 6, 2011, Sunday // 14:52 | Viewed: 2061

Bulgarians Say Sorry on Forgiveness Day

Bulgarians observe Sunday a self-styled traditional 'Forgiveness Day' on which everyone asks everyone to forgive his or her misdeeds over the passed year.

Society | March 6, 2011, Sunday // 12:12 | Viewed: 9594

Bulgaria Detains 8 Random Aliens Trying to Enter from Turkey

Bulgarian border authorities have detained overnight eight persons attempting to illegally enter the country from Turkey in three separate cases.

Society | March 6, 2011, Sunday // 11:32 | Viewed: 2087

Thousands Flock to Bulgaria's Rhodope for Rite of Spring

The tiny Rhodope Mountains village of Shiroka Laka in southern Bulgaria expects some 6,000 guests for its traditional Kukeri dance Sunday.

Society » Culture | March 6, 2011, Sunday // 11:06 | Viewed: 1996

WHO Ranks Bulgaria 30th in Europe by Use of Alcohol

Bulgaria ranks 30th in Europe by alcohol consumption, according to a study of the World Health Organization (WHO), cited by Darik radio.

Society » Health | March 5, 2011, Saturday // 14:06 | Viewed: 3034

Census Data Keeps Plovdiv as Bulgaria's 2nd Largest City

According to preliminary data from the Census, carried out in Bulgaria in February, Plovdiv keeps its place as the second largest city in Bulgaria, beating the Black Sea capital Varna by nearly 19 000 residents.

Society | March 5, 2011, Saturday // 13:21 | Viewed: 2728

Sofia Film Fest Opens with Oscar Hit 'Black Swan'

The 15th anniversary edition of the Sofia Film Fest opened Friday evening at the National Palace of Culture in downtown Sofia.

Society » Culture | March 5, 2011, Saturday // 12:51 | Viewed: 3828

Humboldt Penguins Feel at Home in Sofia's Zoo

The eight Humboldt penguins which are housed in the Sofia Zoo for the third day now, are adapting normally and are in great condition.

Society » Environment | March 5, 2011, Saturday // 12:17 | Viewed: 3579

Chicago Expats Celebrate Bulgarian National Holiday, Announce Event of Year

The Bulgarian national flag has been once again hoisted in downtown Chicago to mark Bulgaria's National Holiday, March 3.

Society | March 5, 2011, Saturday // 10:56 | Viewed: 4002

Missing Bulgarian Para-Pilot Found Alive, Healthy in Nepal

Bulgarian paragliding pilot Kamen Kumanov, who has been missing since Monday in Nepal, was found alive and healthy on Friday by local military.

Society | March 4, 2011, Friday // 18:04 | Viewed: 2785

Bulgarian Paragliding Pilot Missing in Nepal

Kamen Kumanov, a Bulgarian para-pilot with the Leakside-based "Pyaranova Paragliding" company, has been missing since Monday.

Society | March 4, 2011, Friday // 09:13 | Viewed: 2875

Bulgarian President Calls for Spirit, Justice on Liberation Day

Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov has addressed the nation at the official celebrations of Liberation Day Thursday evening.

Society | March 3, 2011, Thursday // 19:11 | Viewed: 2168

Bulgarian Consumers to Monitor Food Price-Formation Online

The Bulgarian government will create a special web portal listing prices of key foods over the whole range of retail stores, announced Minister of Agriculture Miroslav Naydenov.

Society | March 3, 2011, Thursday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1976

Thousands of Bulgarians Brave Snow to Honor Liberation Day

Thousands of Bulgaria braved snow, cold and fog to pay homage to the Shipka National Memorial on March 3, Liberation Day.

Society | March 3, 2011, Thursday // 14:56 | Viewed: 2664

Bulgarians Enjoy First Batch of Non-Working Days for 2011

Bulgarians enter Thursday a period of four non-working days, a bonus they have been granted by the government for each of the national holidays in 2011.

Society | March 3, 2011, Thursday // 09:28 | Viewed: 2036

Guardsmen Ceremony Marks Bulgaria's National Holiday

A ceremonial change of the guard of honor in front of Bulgaria's presidency was performed on March 3 to mark the country's liberation from five centuries of Ottoman dominance.

Society | March 3, 2011, Thursday // 09:17 | Viewed: 2665

Bulgaria Celebrates Day of National Liberation

Bulgaria celebrates on March 3rd the country's National Holiday, marking the 133rd anniversary of its Liberation from five centuries of Ottoman dominance.

Society | March 3, 2011, Thursday // 08:33 | Viewed: 6886

British Queen, Hillary Clinton Congratulate Bulgaria on National Day

Her Majesty Elizabeth II, Queen of Britain, and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have prepared congratulatory messages for Bulgaria's National Day, which is on Thursday.

Society | March 2, 2011, Wednesday // 17:11 | Viewed: 2619

Top Bulgarian Criminal Blamed for Fatal Sofia Car Crash

Known Bulgarian criminal, Yosif Yosifov aka Yosko, has caused the hellish accident early Wednesday morning in the capital Sofia affluent Boyana suburb, killing two and sending three to the hospital with serious injuries.

Society | March 2, 2011, Wednesday // 13:44 | Viewed: 5668

Bulgarian Pop, Rock Festival Refutes Jamiroquai Participation

The organizers of the new Bulgarian pop and rock music festival Elevation have refuted information in the media about participation of British acid and funk jazz band Jamiroquai.

Society » Culture | March 2, 2011, Wednesday // 13:26 | Viewed: 2807
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