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Bulgarian School Uniforms Inspired by Harry Potter

Sixty-six first-graders from a Bulgarian school started the school year proudly fashioning attire inspired by the ever-so-popular Harry Potter movies.

Society | September 15, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 13586

Over 160 Sites Registered for BG Site 2005 Contest

More than 160 web sites have already been registered for participation in the "BG Site 2005" contests. Awards will be presented in 16 categories, including e-trade, education and science, finance, entertainment, news.

Society | September 15, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 600

Bulgarian Viktor Krum "Real Gentleman"

For the first time in the Harry Potter movies there is a real gentleman and that is Bulgarian Viktor Krum, US Today reports. To prove its theory the newspaper published a picture from the movie Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, showing Viktor Krum (St

Society | September 15, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 15913

Bulgaria Welcomes Don Quixote

A special exhibition dedicated to mark the four centenaries since the first edition of Don Quixote novel was printed out was inaugurated in Sofia. The exhibition called "400 years Don Quixote around the world" includes 32 graphic panels dedicated to the

Society | September 14, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 973

Sofia Perched on Huge Ancient Amphitheatre

The ruins of the largest on the Balkans area amphitheatre emerged from beneath the ground in Sofia making Bulgaria's capital the third in Europe perched on such ancient building.

Society | September 14, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7680

Matchless Pagan Tomb Unearthed in Bulgaria

Archaeologists have found in Southern Bulgaria what has been described as a "unique" pagan tomb, with golden and bronze funeral objects.

Society | September 14, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2169

Bulgarian Stylist Gets Intercoiffure Mondial Award

Famous Bulgarian stylist Krystyo Kapanov received the award at the Intercoiffure Mondial contest, which is presented to the world's best hairdressers. Bulgaria's Stlist Kapanov was honoured with the Order of the Knights of the prestigious organization es

Society | September 13, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1232

Finland's White Nights, Bright Smiles through Bulgarian Eyes

Smiling faces of Helsinki on the background of the incredible Nordic sunset - these are just a few of the themes entwined in the newest exhibition in the Finnish embassy, situated in the Platinum Business Centre. The exhibition is organised by Finnish Am

Society | September 12, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1112

Disobedient Pop Folk Diva Kidnapped in Bulgaria

Pop folk singer Tony Dacheva was held captive after refusing to perform at a concert in southern Bulgaria. Dacheva and one person from her team were held captive at a bar near the Lobosh dam.

Society | September 12, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1655

Bulgaria's National Library Reopens After Renovation

Bulgaria's National Library in Sofia opened its doors Monday to all literature lovers after a complete renovation.

Society | September 12, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 634

Elle Storms Bulgaria's Market Sept 20

International fashion journal Elle will publish its first Bulgarian issue September 20. The first edition will be issued in 55,000 copies and will present to the Bulgarian readers the latest models of Pret-a-Porter Autumn/ Winter 2005- 2006.

Society | September 12, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 767

"The Bold and the Beautiful" Star Shoots in Bulgaria

A star from the US soap opera "The Bold and the Beautiful" will shoot in Bulgaria. Victor Alfieri, who has also played in another famous US soap opera "Days of our lives", will shoot in Bulgaria a movie called "The last days of Pompeii".

Society | September 12, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3505

Sofia March Pinnacles Anti-Cancer Campaign

A march across the centre of Sofia city will pinnacle the Anti-Breast Cancer campaign organised by cosmetics company Avon.

Society | September 11, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1255

Church Pulpit Unearthed in Thracian Sanctuary of Perperikon

Archaeologists have found a church pulpit at the peak of the Thracian rock sanctuary Perperikon.

Society | September 10, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6693

Bulgarian Archeologists Equipped with Japanese Apparatus

The laboratory of the National Archeological Museum received equipment worth USD 375,000 as a Japanese donation. Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Ivailo Kalfin and Japanese Ambassador to Bulgaria Koichiro Fukui will exchange Monday notes for the donation g

Society | September 10, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 504

Italian Beauty Sweeps Sofia Summer Int'l Crown

An Italian beauty was crowned Miss Summer International at a glamorous pageantry show in Sofia.

Society | September 9, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1402

Stanishev, Kostov Praised for Fashion Taste

Bulgaria's Socialist PM Sergey Stanishev and die-hard rightist Ivan Kostov are among the best-dressing politicians in Bulgaria, fashion expert Lubomir Stoykov told the SNA. In an exclusive interview, Stoykov revealed the fashion secrets of the Bulgarian

Society | September 9, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 643

Korn's Sound Triggers Rock Explosion in Sofia

The neo metal band Korn hit Sofia stage Thursday evening thrilling its fans in Bulgaria. Korn's gig in Sofia was part of their European tour.

Society | September 9, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1743

Forks&Corks: Garlicky Fried Chicken

Ingredients: 2 medium onions, chopped

Society | September 9, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 438

Science: Yes to Cloning from Two Mothers

UK scientists have got permission to clone a human embryo that will have genetic material from two mothers, BBC reported.

Society | September 9, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1032

Pets: Help a Depressed Cat

It may come as a surprise to many cat owners that these animals can get depressed for pretty much the same reasons as humans. Major changes in the family - for example a divorce, a new childbirth or the death of a family member - can disrupt the cat's fe

Society | September 9, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 560
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