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Massive Archeological Excavations in Mysterious Bulgarian Mountain

Bulgarian archeologists will start massive excavations in the eastern part of the Rhodope Mountain known as a region extraordinarily rich in archeology finds. The explorers will study twenty-eight sites - several mediaeval settlements and a prehistoric mo

Society | March 3, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 15501

Weekly Horoscope

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Society | March 2, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 476

Mihalkov Awarded Doctor Honoris Causa of Bulgaria's Film Academy

World famous Russian film director Nikita Mihalkov was awarded the Degree of Doctor Honoris Causa by the National Academy for Theater and Film Art in Sofia. "Today's technology can do everything but it cannot replace the human soul and no special effects

Society | March 1, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 397

Bulgarians Celebrate Baba Marta Today

If you are in Bulgaria today and you haven't still bought martenitsas for your friends and relatives, do not forget to do that today. March 1st is a very special holiday in Bulgaria when Bulgarians celebrate Baba Marta (Grandma Marta).

Society | March 1, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 595

Thibaudet will Play in Sofia

The world famous French pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet will play at a charity concert on Saturday, March 1st in hall "Bulgaria". The virtuoso arrived on Friday in the Bulgarian capital.

Society | February 28, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 436

Bulgarians Celebrate "Baba Marta" March 1st

Bulgarians celebrate Baba Marta (Grandma Marta) holiday on Saturday. The tradition goes that they present relatives and friends with a martenitsa on March 1st.

Society | February 28, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 880

Fashion: Spring 2003

A sharply tailored suit worn with a shirt and tie is among the most radical options for men in Spring 2003 collections. Double-breasted suits, wide pants, and sweaters worn with knotted scarves are other suggestions from the runway reports.

Society | February 28, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 395

Health: Ex-smokers Face Higher Risk of Colds

Smokers should be warned they face higher risks of developing mouth ulcers and colds when they quit, according to experts, quoted by BBC. Doctors found smokers developed the unpleasant side effects up to two weeks after quitting.

Society | February 28, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 660

Pets: Zodiac Signs - Part II

LIBRA These are the beauties of the zodiac, the prettiest pet in looks and very charming. They can be very lazy and get what they want by persuading you to do something for them.

Society | February 28, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1674

Science: Riddle of "Baghdad's Batteries"

In any war, there is a chance that priceless treasures will be lost forever, articles such as the "ancient battery" that resides defenceless in the museum of Baghdad.

Society | February 28, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2156

Slavi's Joke: Life Never Ends

A young and very ambitious reporter wanted to excel with his skills before his colleagues and do an interview with a centenarian. He roamed the high mountains a whole month and finally found the man he was looking for - a healthy 115-year-old man, clever

Society | February 28, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 351

Getting There: Koprivshtitsa

Koprivshtitsa, one of the most charming small Bulgarian towns, is huddled in the mountain 111 km east of Sofia.

Society | February 28, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 452

Forks&Corks: Bean Soup

/Old Monastery Recipe/ Ingredients: 150 g white beans, 2-3 carrots, ? celery, 1 onion, 2 tomaoes, 2 peppers, 1 chili pepper, 5 tablespoons vegetable oil, peppermint and salt to taste

Society | February 28, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 304

Hot Movies/ Sofia Premieres

THE HOT CHICK Comedy

Society | February 28, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 349

Cinema Listings

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Society | February 28, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 539

Bulgarian Postal Card Marks the European Year of People with Disabilities

Bulgaria issued a postal card with a special postal seal on the occasion of the European Year of People with Disabilities February 27. The card includes the value of the service as well.

Society | February 27, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1406

Massive Turnout at Miss Bulgaria Casting

The Miss Bulgaria casting thrown this weekend saw massive turnout as girls from all parts of the country flocked to Sofia to apply for participation in the beauty contest. The selection was organized by fashion model agencies Visage.

Society | February 23, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2387

Golden Cupolas of St Alexander Nevski Cathedral Unwrapped

Climbers started dismantling the scaffolding around the cupolas of the St Alexander Nevski cathedral in Sofia. This revealed the refreshed gold holding of the cupola.

Society | February 23, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 520

Virtuoso Thibaudet will Play in Sofia to Help Children in Need

The world famous French pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet will play at a charity concert on Saturday, March 1st in hall "Bulgaria". He arrives in Sofia on Friday.

Society | February 22, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 513

Most Bulgarians "Spend Only 7 Minutes to Talk to Their Children"

Most of the parents in Bulgaria spend only seven minutes a day to talk with their children, representatives of association Parents announced at a news conference on Saturday. This is one of the main reasons for the lack of dialogue between children and p

Society | February 22, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 512

Cinema Listings

(February 21st - February 27th) **EVROPA PALACE**

Society | February 21, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 505
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