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Ishtar Stages Free Concert in Varna

Israeli pop diva Ishtar will perform for free in Bulgaria's main coastal city of Varna Friday. The multilingual singer will arrive in Bulgaria this Thursday.

Society | August 16, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2531

Ancient City Recovered in Bulgaria

Bulgarian archeologists are recovering an ancient city near Bulgaria's town Ihtiman. The holy place was disclosed by a history teacher, who found out that there are eight groups of western and eastern necropolises located like the constellations in the s

Society | August 15, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1284

Divided Bulgaria Marks Virgin Mary's Day

Bulgaria joined world celebrations of the Assumption of Virgin Mary. The holy day was shadowed by the conflict in the Bulgarian church as masses were served both in the churches and in front of them.

Society | August 15, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2445

Hollywood Star Swayze in Bulgaria

Hollywood superstar Patrick Swayze arrived in Bulgaria late on Friday night. The famous movie star will take part in a US spy film that will be shot in Sofia.

Society | August 14, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1814

Bulgarian Ministers Open Hunting Season

Bulgaria's Agriculture Minister Mehmed Dikme and Justice Minister Anton Stankov tried their hunting luck early on Saturday. The two ministers joined a quails hunting group near the city of Karnobat.

Society | August 14, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 787

New Pharaoh Tomb Unveiled

A new 6000-year old Pharaoh tomb was excavated in Egypt.

Society | August 13, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 712

Science: Coffee Genome Decoded

Brazilian scientists have decoded the genetic structure of coffee, the country's best-known product. For two years, experts have studied 200,000 strands of DNA and identified 35,000 coffee genes, which combine to give the drink its flavour.

Society | August 13, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 524

Health: Summer Energizers

Summer is the perfect time to relax and re-charge body and soul.

Society | August 13, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 437

Pets: Kitty's Home Alone

When you are away from home fro a few days, you need to make sure your kitten is safe and happy home alone. Invite some friends or neighbors to stop by and keep an eye on your feline friend.

Society | August 13, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1059

Beauty: Tan Fan Tips

All-day-long getting sun-roasted on the beach during summer vacation - and that's all you think you can do for becoming Queen Bronzette. Wrong!

Society | August 13, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 476

Lucky Ticket Won Bulgarian Lottery Jackpot

One person swept the record-high jackpot of over BGN 5 M in the Bulgarian lottery with a ticket of BGN 1,65. The lucky winner guessed all six numbers: 6, 12, 19, 21, 40, 41.

Society | August 12, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1501

Bulgarian Engraving Eyes Guinness

The first copy of the largest deep engraving technique eau-forte in the world was printed in the Bulgarian Black Sea capital Varna. The authors, Darin Sotirov, Ilko Burdarov and Peter Petrov, will apply for the registering of the engraving in the Guinnes

Society | August 12, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1119

Digs Back Bulgaria's Cultural Tourism

Bulgarian archeologists, conducting folklore surveys, have unearthed a mediaeval church and the foundations of antique buildings near the village of Dospey, located two kilometers southeast of Samokov, Southern Bulgaria.

Society | August 12, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 739

Old Balkan Crafts Enchant Bulgaria

A Bulgarian mountain village will see a festival of traditional Balkan crafts. The enchanting event starts on Thursday.

Society | August 12, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 701

Varna Dolphinarium Marks 20th Birthday

The unique Bulgarian home of dolphins, the "Varna Dolphinarium", celebrated on Wednesday its 20th birthday. The Dolphinarium was opened August 11, 1984.

Society | August 11, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1449

Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks

The annual Perseid meteor shower will hit its peak from midnight to dawn Thursday, offering sky gazers a parade of "shooting stars."

Society | August 11, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1675

Olympic Mood Conquers Sofia

Bulgaria's capital has been conquered by the Olympic mood three days before the beginning of the Games in Athens. Bulgarian artists have been inspired by the Olympic passion to create more than 18 sculpures.

Society | August 10, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 998

80s Music Legends in Bulgaria

Some of the music superstars that have made history in the 80s are set for a short summer tour in Bulgaria. Boney M, Eruption, the Gibson Brothers and Racey will stage a show for guests of the seaside resort of Albena on Tuesday.

Society | August 10, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1924

Bulgarian Kids Adorn Archeological Finds

A specially selected group of Bulgarian kids will decorate the Sandanski archeological site with marble and glass mosaic. The images - birds and fishes - will be exact copies of the mosaic that the place was originally paved with.

Society | August 10, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 734

Ancient Seals Found in Bulgaria

Two ancient seals were disclosed during excavations in Bulgaria. The seals found in the Veliki Preslav basilica are said to have belonged to Byzantine dignitaries.

Society | August 9, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4329

"Submerged" Gets Flooded in Sofia

Heavy rains spoiled the start of the motion picture project "Submerged" in Sofia, starring Hollywood celebrity Steven Seagal and footballer-turned-actor Vinnie Jones.

Society | August 7, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 816
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