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Bulgaria Opens School Website Contest

Bulgaria's Transport Minister announced Thursday the start of a contest for school websites. It is part of the i-Class project that aims to boost the use of information technologies at schools.

Society | May 12, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 481

Bulgarian Virtuoso Violin Seeks New Talent

The violin Bulgarian virtuoso Vasko Vassilev earned fame with in Covent Garden Hall will change its owner going to the winner of a special contest to be held on Monday. The ancient instrument is part of the 13-century Bulgarian Fund and was awarded to Va

Society | May 12, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 639

Bulgaria's Kaffe Takes off to Eurovision Scene

Bulgaria's first ever Eurovision contestant, famous pop group Kaffe set off Thursday morning to Kiev for its participation in the grand music festival. Admirers, friends and journalists gave hearty farewell to the boys at Sofia airport, wishing them luck

Society | May 12, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1401

Sofia Wishes Luck to Kaffe Setting for Eurovision

Hours before setting on their Eurovision trip to fame, the boys from Kaffe saw a hearty farewell event in Sofia attended by numerous friends, fans, life and showbiz celebrities and music producers. Foreign Minister Solomon Passy also dropped in there to

Society | May 11, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 838

Bulgarian Movie Storms Cannes Film Fest

Actors, movie-makers and film fans from the entire world are gathered in the South of France for the grand opening of the Cannes Film Festival. Bulgaria's "Bring the Rabbit Back" will be presented at this year's film extravaganza in the Short Film sectio

Society | May 11, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1067

Bulgaria Opens Vibrant Arts Salon

Bulgaria's tenth annual Arts Salon opened Wednesday, to bring a series of exciting exhibitions and performances to the public. An expo of Bulgarian icons is the starting event of the forum, and the culmination will be the performance of international cel

Society | May 11, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 666

Exclusive Krum, Hermione Scene Shown

The ABC TV has aired an early glimpse into Viktor Krum and Hermione footage from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Bulgarian actor Stanislav Ianevski (Viktor Krum) and Emma Watson (Hermione) were shown during a Yule Ball dance.

Society | May 10, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5854

Plovdiv Teen Wins "Miss Bulgaria - London"

A 16-year-old girl from Bulgaria's second city, Plovdiv, has won last weekend the "Miss Bulgaria - London 2005" pageant. Manuela Stamenova competed with eleven other Bulgarian girls for the prestigious title.

Society | May 10, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8489

Festivities Celebrate Plovdiv - European City

A gala concert "Plovdiv - European city" celebrated the Europe Day in Bulgaria's second biggest city, against the background of the Ancient Theatre, the most impressive edifice of Roman times. Folklore ensembles from the towns of Suedinenie, Krichim, Plo

Society | May 10, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 706

Bulgarian Posters Displayed in Switzerland

A gallery in Basel, Switzerland has put on display 100 Bulgarian theatre posters, media said. The city is hosting a triennial film and theatre poster exhibition.

Society | May 9, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 586

Bulgaria's National Theatre Set for Festal Discount

The Ivan Vazov National Theatre in Sofia is introducing a ticket discount for the nearing Day of Letters, Education and Culture. Marked every year on May 24, it is one of the most popular holidays in Bulgaria.

Society | May 9, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 574

Sofia Hosts Fair of US, European Universities

The American College of Sofia will host for the second time a college and university fair of American and European Universities on May 10. It is part of the Easter European tour organized by the Council of Intrenational Schools (CIS) and includes Budapest

Society | May 8, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 711

Bulgaria's Eurovision Bidder Takes Aim at Finnish, Greek Contestant

Bulgaria's first ever Eurovision contestant, famed pop group Kaffe, consider their main rivals to be the bidders from Finland, Belgium and Greece, the boys told Sofia News Agency days before leaving for the contest.

Society | May 8, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1146

Google Seeks to Enhance News Search

Web search leader Google has applied for US and international patents on technology to rank stories on its news site based on the quality of the news source. According to the patent application, factors determining such rankings would include: the amount

Society | May 6, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 692

Science: New Dinosaur Discovered in Utah

Scientists in Utah, US have discovered fossils of a previously unknown dinosaur kind, BBC said citing the Nature magazine. Falcarius Utahensis lived about 125 million years ago and belonged to a group of dinosaurs that were the early ancestors of birds.

Society | May 6, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3642

Forks and Corks: Boiled Bagels

Ingredients: 4 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, 2 packages active dry yeast, 1 1/2 cups warm water, 3 tablespoons white sugar, 1 tablespoon salt, 1 tablespoon white sugar Directions:

Society | May 6, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 522

Fashion: Hot Ideas for Spring/Summer Makeup

The hottest months of the year are a time when you must revise the content of your makeup bag. The changing weather calls for new moisturizer and foundation formulas.

Society | May 6, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1016

Nazareth to Rock Bulgaria's Seaside

Legendary rock group Nazareth will throw a major performance at the May 6 City Festival in the Bulgarian seaside town Kavarna. The musicians will arrive in Bulgaria later on Thursday and will be taken to the seaside city.

Society | May 5, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 868

Expats to Enjoy "Miss Bulgaria-London"

Bulgarian expatriates in the UK will enjoy this weekend the "Miss Bulgaria-London 2005" beauty contest, organizers said. The show will take place on Saturday in London's The Pavilion and will be hosted by TV journalist/ singer Dragomir Draganov.

Society | May 5, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2053

Sixth Harry Potter Bewitches Bulgarian Fans in July

Bulgarian Harry Potter fans will be able to leaf the sixth book of the sequence in the day of its international premiere - July 16.

Society | May 4, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1354

Bulgaria's Culture Anthem Performed in 22 Languages

Bulgaria's Euro-Affairs Minister Meglena Kuneva was a special guest at the Russe presentation of Bulgarian culture hymn in 22 different languages. The "March ahead, o revived people!" is dedicated to the deed of Bulgarian enlighteners Sts Cyril and Metho

Society | May 3, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 703
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