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Bulgarian Photo Presents NATO's Istanbul Summit

A photo taken by the Bulgarian artist Tosho Martinov is among the main advertising materials of the NATO summit in Istanbul. The photo was selected among many others, Martinov told BNT.

Society | July 3, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 694

Sofia Enjoys Open-Air Opera

"A Magical Night with the Opera's Classics" marked the beginning of the sixth edition of "Opera on the Square" festival on Alexander Batenberg Square in Sofia.

Society | July 3, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 890

Movie Godfather Marlon Brando Died at 80

Movie star Marlon Brando, who reaped worldwide fame with his searing role in the film "On the Waterfront", has died at the age of 80 in L.A.

Society | July 2, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 859

Unique Butterfly Pavilion in Sofia

The first in the Balkans exhibition area designed for butterflies will rise in Sofia's botanical garden. In September, visitors will be able to feast their eyes on 38 different kinds of exotic butterflies.

Society | July 2, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 662

Val Kilmer Shoots in Sofia

Hollywood actor Val Kilmer will shoot a movie in Sofia this autumn, local media reported. Two years ago, Kilmer arrived in the country to work on another project.

Society | July 2, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1028

Science: Drug Looms as Aphrodisiac for Women

A drug that seems to drive female rats mad for sex may offer the first real scientific female aphrodisiac, Canadian and US researchers reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Society | July 2, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 762

Pets: Cat Bathing

Usually a cat doesn't need bathing, unless suffering from some specific problem, like fleas or seborrhea. But if you are still willing to give it a try, the first thing is to choose a shampoo that was made especially for cats.

Society | July 2, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 426

Beauty Tips: Eyes So Bright

To make your eyes look brighter and give your face a young-and-fresh look, you need to conceal fine lines first. Find a concealer that matches your skin tone perfectly.

Society | July 2, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 491

Health: Alcohol Protects Women Bones

Moderate alcohol consumption could help protect women against brittle bone disease.

Society | July 2, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 423

Cassini Enters Saturn Orbit

After seven years of hurtling through space to the outer solar system, the US-European Cassini spacecraft squeezed through a gap in Saturn's shimmering rings, fired its brakes and settled into a near-perfect orbit around the giant planet.

Society | July 2, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 382

Secret Service Enigma Revealed to Bulgarians

The hidden history of Secret Service, one of most enigmatic agencies worldwide, is no longer veiled in mystery for Bulgarian reading audience. The latest book released on Bulgarian market "The Secret Service: The Hidden History of an Enigmatic Agency" of

Society | July 1, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1533

Sofia Enfolded with EU Poetry

A special initiative to decorate Sofia with poems in different languages started on Thursday, July 1, alongside Dutch EU Presidency handover. The first poem was by Dutch Jan Hanlo, its words painted on a wall of the Natural Science Museum.

Society | July 1, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 893

Next Potter Book Mystery Unveiled

Harry Potter fans will be able to devour the next adventures of their favorite hero in their sixth book by JK Rowling due to appear within 4-5 months. The author herself has confirmed in her web site that the sequel's title will be Harry Potter and The H

Society | July 1, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 38510

Bulgarian Teen at World Beauty Finals

A 14-year-old Bulgarian won the country's Elite Model Look, and will represent the country at the world finals in China. Laura Slavova outshined 23 other contenders for the title.

Society | July 1, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3114

World Challenge for Bulgarian Singer

Young Bulgarian vocalist Nina Nikolina is set fro taking part in Romania's most prestigious music festival, Golden Stag. The Bulgarian will match skills with colleagues from Italy, Germany, Canada, Israel, Malta, Argentine and China.

Society | June 30, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 850

Tom Hanks with Bulgarian Help on Set

A Bulgarian has helped Tom Hanks widen the character of Viktor Navorski in Steven Spielberg's latest movie The Terminal, which opened June 18 in the United States. Viktor Navorski is a traveler from a fictional Eastern European nation who gets stuck in a

Society | June 30, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2556

Rock Dinosaurs' Tour Hits Bulgaria

Twelve of Bulgaria's main cities will enjoy the performances of rock legends Shturtsite, Ahat and Kontrol. The "Golden BG Rock Tour" will bring back together two major rock bands.

Society | June 30, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 795

Key Test for Bulgarian Model Wannabes

Young Bulgarian ladies aged 14-18 took part in Tuesday's night Elite Model Look 2004. The winner will have to opportunity to impress the international audience, at the Elite Model Look finals in China this October.

Society | June 29, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2094

Danube River Has Its Day

Mayors from both sides of the Danube River, bordering Bulgaria and Romania, have joined celebrations for the Day of the Danube. On this day, June 29, ten years ago the Convention on the Danube Protection was signed in Sofia by the countries where one of

Society | June 29, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 646

Bulgaria Marks Sts Peter and Paul's Day

The day of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul is the culminating feasts of the Gospel.

Society | June 29, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1106

Potter Fans Humbugged about Sixth Title

The rumours about the title of next Harry Potter's sequel, sixth in turn, have turned out to be a hoax, confirmed by a spokesman of author JK Rowling. The title of next book on Harry Potter's adventures has supposedly slipped into the web claiming that i

Society | June 29, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 910
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