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Science: Glow From 1st Stars Detected

Astronomers have detected a faint glow from the first stars to form in the Universe, Nature journal reports.

Society | November 4, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 497

National Geographic Makes Its Bulgarian Debut

Kenneth Garrett, the famous photographer of the "National Geographic", whose pictures and materials in the field of archeology, paleontology and ancient cultures are known across the world, is in Bulgaria. Garrett is in Sofia to join the celebrations for

Society | November 3, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 965

Braque Art Exhibited in Sofia

The masterpiece of French artists Georges Braque "Still Life with a Bottle" was presented to Bulgarian art lovers in Sofia. The masterpiece is part of the collection of the Museum Picasso in Paris.

Society | November 3, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 659

Bulgarian Students Thrive at Astronomy Olympics in China

Bulgaria's team of students won a total of seven awards in the tenth international Astronomy Olympics that was held in China.

Society | November 3, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1194

Blue Cheese Ice Cream Seduces Varna Fair Visitors

A demonstration of unique cuisine with different variations of ice cream was presented at the Varna " Tourism and Leisure Fair."

Society | November 3, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 717

Harry Potter Fanclub Site Among BG Site 2005 Winners

The best web sites in the seventh edition of the Bulgarian contest "BG Site 2005" were awarded at an official ceremony in Sofia. A total of 279 professional and amateur Bulgarian sites in 16 different categories, including e-trade, education and science,

Society | November 3, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1098

Fund-Raising Breast Cancer Campaign Collects BGN 50 000

A record-high amount of BGN 50 000 have been collected during the one-month campaign for fight against breast cancer, organized by the International Women's Club (IWC). The money will be enough for purchasing a mammography machine.

Society | November 3, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1018

Major Music Show to Usher Bulgaria into EU

Bulgarian violin master Vassko Vassilev and the Royal Opera, London, might represent Bulgaria as it enters the European Union. Vassilev shared with Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev Wednesday his plans to prepare a major music spectacle celebrating the ent

Society | November 2, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 777

Donation Campaign Enlightens Bulgarian Children

A special donation campaign will enlighten Bulgaria's children through reading. The campaign named "My Childhood's Books" was launched Wednesday by the Bulgarian Red Cross, Coca-Cola Bulgaria and Bulgaria's Education Ministry and is under the patronage o

Society | November 2, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 878

President Presents Bulgaria's Minimized History

Bulgaria's Madara Horseman monument, the Assenova Fortress, the Thracian Tomb near Kazanlak, the Rila Monastery and other historical sites were brought to capital Sofia on Tuesday. The shifting was not done by miracle, but by the Bulgaria at Hand Project

Society | November 1, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1068

Bulgarian Campaign Nourishes "Flame for Sex"

"Flame for Sex" - a national informational campaign on sexual vitality - has begun in Sofia on Tuesday. The campaign aims at supplying Bulgarian patients with complete information on the Erectile Dysfunction disease (ED) often called impotence.

Society | November 1, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 882

Sofia Enjoys Georges Braque's Art

The masterpiece of French artists Georges Braque "Still Life with a Bottle" will delight Bulgarian art lovers as of November 1. The masterpiece is part of the collection of the Museum Picasso in Paris.

Society | November 1, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 792

Elias Canetti's Birth Town Commemorates Centennial

A literature evening will mark the centennial of Nobel Prize laureate Elias Canetti in his birth town of Rousse on Tuesday.

Society | November 1, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 772

Hacker Virus Exploits Bird Flu Fears

Computer hackers are exploiting fears over bird flu by releasing a computer virus attached to an email passing itself off as containing avian flu information, warned Spanish computer firm Panda Software. The virus Naiva.

Society | November 1, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 843

Bulgaria Marks National Enlighteners Day

Celebrations of Bulgaria's National Enlighteners Day gather speed across the country on November 1, when Bulgarians pay tribute to those involved with teaching, studying, culture or scientific works. The national flag was hoisted during a ceremony in fro

Society | November 1, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 523

Bulgaria's 1st Catacomb Grave Unearthed

The first in Bulgaria catacomb grave has been unearthed by an archeological expedition headed by Boris Borissov from the Veliko Tarnovo university. The unique finding is situated near the Troyanovo North mine, part of the Maritsa east complex.

Society | October 31, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4191

Free Mammographic Checks for Bulgarian Ladies

Pharmaceutical leader AstraZeneca joined the national campaign for breast cancer fight in Bulgaria by organizing free mammographic checks.

Society | October 31, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1177

S&M, Costume Parties Mark Halloween in Bulgaria

S&M and costume parties were held in several Sofia venues on Monday to mark Halloween. Return of the Living Death is the name of the S&M party organized by Sofia club 3 Ushi (Three Ears) that featured a fashion show, and performances by local DJs and Bri

Society | October 31, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4178

Halloween Jack-o-Lanterns Prized in Bulgaria

Students from Bulgaria's National Fine Arts School were prized at a competition for Halloween Jack-o-Lanterns on Monday. The initiative, untraditional for Bulgaria where Halloween was quite unknown not long ago, was organized by initiative of courier com

Society | October 31, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1122

Maleeva Racket Sold for Charity

A racket of Bulgaria's retired tennis legend Magdalena Maleeva was sold in Sofia for charity. The precious implement, which has helped Maggie in many of her most famous victories, passed into the hands of Krassimir Gergov's wife.

Society | October 31, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 827

Jazzy Feast Marks Sofia's Vote Day

Opera and jazz diva Barbara Hendricks staged an exciting gig in Sofia on the day of mayor elections.

Society | October 30, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 708
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