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Rose as Symbol of Bulgarian Euro Coin

The rose could be the symbol of Bulgaria's euro coin, according to EU Commission President Romano Prodi. The news was announced by President Georgi Parvanov, who attended the pinnacle of Rose Valley celebrations in the town of Kazanlak.

Society | June 6, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1571

Venus Makes Rare Sun Passage

The planet Venus is about to pass across the face of the Sun, a phenomenon that has not been witnessed in 122 years. Europe, Asia and Africa offer the best view to the passage, and observers have been gathering there, getting ready for the rare sight.

Society | June 5, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 610

Hundreds of Potter Fans Party in Sofia

Hundreds of Harry Potter fans gathered in Sofia on their first-ever national meeting. The event was co-organized by the local fan club.

Society | June 5, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 774

Car Race for the Disabled Organized in Sofia

A unique car-racing event organized especially for disabled people took place in Sofia on Saturday. The Parliament co-organized the contest, and Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg was its patron.

Society | June 5, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 825

Adult-Movies Star Eyes EU Parliament

A former adult-entertainment star has been nominated for member of the European Parliament. Katerina Bochnickova, knows as Dolly Buster, heads the Czech Independent Initiative.

Society | June 5, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2466

Spectacular Music Show Hits Sofia Stage

The Unlimited Friendship show, carried out by leading music and dance formations, had its premiere in Sofia on Friday. Bulgaria's Phillip Coutev Ensamble, the ballet of legendary gymnast Lili Ignatova and the national radio symphony orchestra carried out

Society | June 4, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2329

Moscow Pays Tribute to Late Bulgarian Basso

Russian cultural elite pays last homage to late Nikolay Ghiaurov, Bulgaria's greatest basso singer. Ghiaurov reaped one of his major successes on stage with Russian opera arias.

Society | June 4, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 905

Bulgarian Makes Comeback in Harry Potter

Hours after the news broke that a Bulgarian teen will be cast as Viktor Krum in the next Harry Potter movie it was revealed this is the same boy that reportedly swept the part in February. The boy they chose, Stanislav Yanevski, is the same guy the UK pr

Society | June 4, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4500

Potter Fever in Bulgaria

After last week's reports that a boy from Scotland would get the role, it turned out on Thursday evening that a Bulgarian boy will be Viktor Krum in the next Harry Potter movie after all.

Society | June 4, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1260

Forks & Corks: Parmesan Chicken

Ingredients: 6 Boneless, chicken breast halves; 2 tbsp margarine, melted; ? grated Parmesan Cheese; ? cup dry bread crumbs; 1 tsp each dried oregano leaves and parsley flakes; ? tsp each paprika, salt and black; pepper Preparation:

Society | June 4, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 631

Pets: Starting a Canary Family

Canaries are not social by nature. Outside of the breeding season, canaries should always be kept apart.

Society | June 4, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2761

Science: New Dino "Links Major Landmasses"

A cache of dinosaurs discovered in Niger may challenge our understanding of continental formation, US scientists claim.

Society | June 4, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 807

Health: Yo-Yo Diets Hit Immune System

Women who repeatedly lose weight only to put it back on again could be damaging their immune systems, according to a study.

Society | June 4, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 688

Fashion: Summer 2004 Top 5 Must Have's

1.High Impact Colour

Society | June 4, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1803

Bulgarian Teen Goes Ahead with Potter Role

Bulgarian boy does take up the role of Viktor Krum in the fourth blockbuster Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. The teen Stanislav Yanevski, living and studying in London, has turned out to be the favorite choice of director Michael Newell.

Society | June 3, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 49554

Bulgarians Glimpse upon New Potter Game

Bulgarian Harry Potter fans will be introduced to the new computer game Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban. The Bulgarian distributors of the game, together with the local Potter fan club, will screen a multimedia presentation on Saturday.

Society | June 3, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 830

Hallmark Seduces Bulgarian Movie Stars

US movie producing giant Hallmark will shoot Bond-like thriller with Bulgarian star duo. Ania Pencheva and Nikolay Sotirov are among 25 Bulgarian actors to play in the Icon spy series.

Society | June 2, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2216

Bulgaria Commemorates Its Liberation Heroes

With nationwide observances and celebrations Bulgarian marks June 2 as the day to commemorate the heroism of those who died for the country's liberation. The date is related to the heroic death of revolutionary poet and fighter Hristo Botev who sacrifice

Society | June 2, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 889

Model Named Bulgaria's Top Playmate

Bulgaria's long anticipated Miss Playmate contest has reached its culmination, with brunette Madlen Peneva snatching the top prize. This was the country's first ever playmate competition, launched two years after Playboy Bulgaria issue No.

Society | June 2, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 10158

Bulgarian Casting Director Justifies Krum Twist

The Bulgarian producer who directed the local casting for the Viktor Krum part said he was not surprised that they chose a Scot after all. Producers of the Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire movie had assigned Valeri Bozhinov to give an audition to Bulg

Society | June 2, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6634

Australian Triumphant at Miss Universe

A 20-year-old Australian surf-lover won the Miss Universe title in Ecuador. Jennifer Hawkins was chosen from among 80 beauty queens.

Society | June 2, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3512
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