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Science: Cancer Vaccine on the Horizon

A pioneering vaccine against the virus that causes cervical cancer and genital warts has been proved highly effective, according a recent scientific report.

Society | April 8, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1114

Bulgaria Awaits World's Best DJ

World's best DJ in the world Tiesto is to throw a major party in Sofia on May 27. Some of Bulgaria's best DJs and the children's choir "Orpheus's Children", that have already joined Tiesto in some of his European concerts, will also take part in the majo

Society | April 7, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3728

Eric Roberts to Star in Bulgarian Thriller

Hollywood star Eric Roberts will join the team of Bulgarian director Ivan Nichev in shooting his newest movie "Children of wax."

Society | April 6, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1263

Charles, Camilla Get Gifts from Bulgaria

A Bulgarian milliner sent a pair of hats as a wedding gift to Britain's Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles, while a Gypsy couple whose wedding the prince attended wired their best wishes, Daily Times reported. Violeta Ilieva designed a big yellow h

Society | April 6, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1588

Balkan Music Guru Writes Notes to Bulgarian Film

Goran Bregovic has arrived in Bulgaria for the official start of shooting a new Bulgarian movie titled "Fly with Rosinant", whose music author is Bregovic himself. The crew has centered the elite of modern Bulgarian theatre and cinema, including Itzko Fi

Society | April 5, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1311

Designer Holloware Seeks to Charm Sofia's Luxury-Lovers

Bulgarians who seek luxury and originality for their special moments at the table were tempted Tuesday by Christofle's latest silversmith creations. The prestigious French company and their Bulgarian partner Selma Iv presented the Drop collection by Chri

Society | April 5, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1201

Sofia Marks Andersen's Birthday with Fairytale Show

All heroes from Hans Christian Andersen fairytales came alive on Sofia stage as Bulgaria joined the world in marking the 200th birthday of the great story teller. Bulgarian children from different theatrical groups staged different performances of Anders

Society | April 2, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1145

Reims Gospel under Bulgarian Scientific Scrutiny

A team of Bulgarian scientists will study the Reims Gospel on which French kings used to swear an oath upon their coronation.

Society | April 1, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1807

MTV Gives Air to Bulgarian Starlet

Bulgarian dance artists Svetla Ivanova will see her latest track Mr.DJ played by MTV this weekend, media announced Friday.

Society | April 1, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1394

Magnificent Ledenika Set for Repair

Bulgaria has allotted BGN 800,000 (approximately EUR 409,000) for repairing tourism facilities at the spectacular Ledenika Cave. The money will be used for building an elevator for the disabled, as well as for upgrading the lighting equipment.

Society | April 1, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 755

Health: Cancer Blocking Protein Raises Hopes

A breast cancer treatment, which blocks the growth of tumours, has been hailed as a breakthrough by Irish scientists.

Society | April 1, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 481

Forks and Corks: Gazpacho

Ingredients: 1 3/4 pounds ripe tomatoes

Society | April 1, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 940

Fashion: Summer 2005's Big Skirt

The full skirt makes one of the biggest impacts in spring/ summer 2005, as proportions change to include a lot of volume on the bottom. Bustled, embellished, bubble-shaped, or with tulle underlayers, it should have a length around the knee or a bit longe

Society | April 1, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1255

Bulgarian Jazzmen Commemorate Radoy Ralin

Renowned Bulgarian jazzmen have revived the legendary Jazz Focus 65 formation to commemorate late Radoy Ralin. On the stage of Bulgaria Hall, where the prominent Bulgarian satirist liked spending many of his evenings, jazz pianist Milcho Leviev performed

Society | March 31, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1374

Sofia Shows Unseen Thracian Gold from Plovdiv

The heaviest solid-gold Thracian breastplate ever found on the Balkans was put on display in Sofia Wednesday. The unique piece - weighting 250 grams of pure gold - is part of a collection of previously unseen Thracian gold from Plovdiv.

Society | March 30, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1969

Bulgarian Documentary with Two Awards at Int'l Fest

The documentary of Bulgarian director Adela Peeva swept two awards at the international festival Days of Documentary Cinema taking place in Lublin, Poland. The Bulgarian movie "Whose is this song" took the second prize and the award of the students' jury

Society | March 30, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 895

Bulgarian Harry Potter Superstar: I'm More of a Heart Pleaser

The Bulgarian boy that was picked for the role of Viktor Krum in the fourth blockbuster Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire finally spoke to the press, it appeared on Wednesday. Bulgaria-born Stanislav Yanevski, living and studying in London, dark and ap

Society | March 30, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 18173

Student Becomes Bulgarian FinMin for One Day

Velislava Mateeva, student from the National Financial Gymnasium, got the chance to spend one day with Bulgaria's Finance Minister Milen Velchev and to become "Finance Minister for One Day".

Society | March 29, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1044

Scarlett Johansson Lands in Bulgaria

Hollywood superstar Scarlett Johansson arrived in Bulgaria for the shooting of Brian de Palma's latest film "Black Dahlia". The shooting will begin April 1 in the town of Pernik and will then go on in Sofia.

Society | March 29, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2625

Bulgarian Jazzmen Honour Memory of Satirist Ralin

The prominent Bulgarian jazz piano player Milcho Leviev and his group Focus 65 presented Monday a compact disk project to commemorate the poet and satirist Radoy Ralin. The event will take place in the National Library National Library St.

Society | March 28, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 804

BG Radio Awards Ivo Papazov for Global Music Mission

Bulgarian clarinet star Ivo Papazov received the special Bulgarian Music Mission Award less than a month after the BBC Radio 3 granted him the World Music Audience Award. With eyes wet with bulging tears the "King of Wedding Music" expressed his gratitud

Society | March 27, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1715
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