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Ebo Shakoor Stages Major Performance in Sofia

The US multi-instrumentalist, playing both flute and percussion, and vocalist Ebo Shakoor staged a great performance in Sofia. The event was a part of the Sofia Jazz Peak 204 festival.

Society | March 31, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 754

Spanish Forerunner of Bulgaria's Arts Saloon

Most-modernist exhibition by Catalan artist Oscar Tusquets Blanca forerun the 11th Arts Saloon, due to start in May. The famous Spanish artist, architect and designer, has been inspired by the most-modernist style since its very appearance in the 70s.

Society | March 30, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 469

Ancient Landmark Sets Officials at Odds

The recently discovered 11th century landmark embroiled Bulgaria's history museum chief with the mayor of Blagoevgrad. The latter refused to deliver the sensational find to the museum.

Society | March 30, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1425

NATO Mosaic Inlaid in Sofia

Bulgarian workers inlaid a huge mosaic depicting the NATO emblem in Sofia. Millions of little stones were used to feature the white and blue compass.

Society | March 29, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 513

King Samuil Landmark Found in Bulgaria

Landmark from the time of Bulgarian Samuil (997 - 1014) was discovered at the home of a treasure-seeker. The words engraved on the stone read, "Samuil autocrat of Bulgaria.

Society | March 29, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2252

Denyl's New Collection Offers Bulgaria's Youths a Different Style

Bulgarian Denyl company presented some of the models of its brand new youths' fashion collection today.

Society | March 29, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 776

Bulgarians Head to the Top of the World

The Bulgarian expedition, which is set to complete a successful ascent of Everest without without oxygen sets, left late on Sunday. The ten Bulgarian alpinists will try to climb up the peak from its northern, and most dangerous side.

Society | March 29, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 448

Balkan Countries "Unlucky with Their Politicians"

Few are the Balkans politicians that deserve their name to be remembered. But still politicians are burdened with enormous responsibility, according to Sofia concerting Goran Bregovic.

Society | March 28, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 943

Beckham, Beyonce Costar in Movie

Football star David Beckham is in talks with movie producers to appear in the new Pink Panther movie, BBC reported. The Real Madrid player would play a cameo role as a footballer in the movie, which will also star Steve Martin.

Society | March 28, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 942

Ikar Award Landed on Maneva's Hands

The prominent Bulgarian actress Tsvetana Maneva received the prestigious Ikar award for her exclusive contribution to Bulgaria's theatre and cinema. On the eve of her 60th anniversary Maneva was recognized with the highest state order Stara Planina by Pr

Society | March 28, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 454

Thracian Tomb Favored by UNESCO

An ancient Thracian tomb located in southern Bulgaria is favored by UNESCO for its world cultural heritage monument. The international group of researchers who visited the ancient place on Saturday was impressed by the unique quality and the good preserv

Society | March 27, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 575

Bulgarian Legendary Singer Helps Children

A donation of EUR 15,000 was made by Readers Digest magazine for Bulgarian hospitals, orphans and mentally handicapped children. They will receive the financial assistance through the foundation of famous Bulgaria-born singer Sylvie Vartan, living and si

Society | March 27, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 600

Don't Forget the Time Today

Bulgaria has rewound clocks with one hour forward, at 3 am local time March 28. Thus the country is switching over to summer timing, along with all European countries.

Society | March 27, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 457

Faithless Come to Bulgaria Fully Equipped

World-renowned Faithless will come to Sofia with a truck loaded with guitars, keyboards, microphones and a special light panel. The major band will come to Bulgaria a day before their concert scheduled for April 16.

Society | March 26, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2257

Bulgaria Opens National Ad Contest

Young Bulgarians are facing the challenge of creating a logo and a slogan for promoting the country worldwide. The contest was opened by the Economy Ministry, and is part of a positive-image campaign.

Society | March 26, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 439

Israeli Pop Diva Ishtar in Sofia

Israel's pop diva Ishtar sang live her hit "Last Kiss" in the popular night Slavi's Show.

Society | March 26, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1483

Violin Master Wants Sofia Opera Revived

Music virtuoso Vasko Vassilev has come up with a project for complete renewal of the Sofia Opera.

Society | March 26, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1392

Fashion: Ten Things That Can Spoil Your Look

1. Wearing The Wrong Colours

Society | March 26, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 734

Pets: Flea Control for Cats

It can be difficult to see fleas, but the best place to look is on the belly. Part the fur gently and you may see mahogany-coloured insects scurrying away from the light.

Society | March 26, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 749

Forks and Corks: Mexican Cornbread

Ingredients: 1 cup butter, melted

Society | March 26, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 292

Science: Mars Rover Sits on Ancient Beach

The US space agency has announced that its robotic Mars rover Opportunity is parked on what was once the shore of a salty Martian sea. There is multiple evidence that the surface of Mars was awash with liquid water at some time in its past.

Society | March 26, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3541
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