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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: 1362

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: 711

UK DJs Settle on Bulgarian Sea Coast

The members of the British disco-house band "Fats and Small" became the first UK stars to buy a house on the Bulgarian seacoast.

Society | May 2, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 737

Dozens Join Miraculous Icon Procession

Believers from all across Bulgaria gathered at the Monastery of Bachkovo to carry the miraculous icon of the Virgin Mary.

Society | May 2, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 999

New Icons Decorate Bulgarian Church in Brussels

The Bulgarian church in Belgium's capital received a new iconostasis on Easter, the Foreign Ministry announced on Monday. The new icons were sanctified with a special mass, served by the Most Reverend Simeon, Metropolitan of Central and Western Europe.

Society | May 2, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 722

Children-Painted Eggs Create Easter Mood in Hilton Sofia

Hilton Sofia and Traditzia Foundation are hosting an Egg-Painting Competition on the occasion of the Orthodox Easter festivities in a bid to support the socially underprivileged children in Bulgaria. Easter eggs, trimmed with brocade, pieces of eggshells

Society | May 1, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1426

Bulgarian Politicians Crack Eggs for Luck

Bulgarian coalition United Democratic Forces invited its opponents from ruling Simeon II National Movement (SIINM) and Bulgarian Rightist Party (BSP) to crack eggs on Easter. The rightists politicians had carefully prepared for the competition, as they e

Society | May 1, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 598

Easter Preparations in Full Swing

Holy Saturday, the day before Easter, offers last opportunity to those lagging behind in holiday preparations to colour the eggs and bake the cakes.

Society | April 30, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 839

Oliver Stone: Bulgarian Film Making Can Revive

The Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov met Friday the prominent film director Oliver Stone, who arrived in the country to search for possible movie shooting spots. Parvanov and Stone shared opinions on the problems and historic events, emblematic for th

Society | April 29, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 970

Bulgarian House Track Enters Viva Chart

Bulgarian dance artist Svetla Ivanova will see her latest track Mr.DJ played by VIVA PLUS on Saturday, media announced Friday.

Society | April 29, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2105

Orthodox Bulgarians Commemorate Good Friday

Orthodox Bulgarians commemorated Good Friday, which is believed to be the day when Jesus Christ was crucified. Legend has it that during Good Friday no one should work, as it is considered to be a sin.

Society | April 29, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 710

Science: Mars Whirlwinds Caught in the Act

One of the US space agency's robot rovers on the Red Planet has captured whirlwinds, or "dust devils", churning their way across the Martian plain.

Society | April 29, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 463

Health: Studies Cast Doubt on Use of Calcium

Recent studies show that people should consider other strategies for secondary fracture prevention, including pharmacological intervention with drugs such as bisphosphonates that help maintain bone density and reduce fractures. The findings were reported

Society | April 29, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 522

Forks & Corks: Carrot Soup with Orange and Tarragon

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon butter, 1 1-pound bag classic-cut peeled carrots, 3/4 cup chopped onion, 3 cups low-salt chicken broth, 1/2 cup orange juice, 1 tablespoon brandy, 2 teaspoons chopped fresh tarragon, Fresh tarragon sprigs Preparation: Melt butte

Society | April 29, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 499

Wine Art Indulges Bulgarian Connoisseurs

A leading Bulgarian wine cellar staged Wednesday night an impressive art spectacle inspired by the "Philosophy of Wine and Life."

Society | April 28, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 724

EUR 10,000 Offered to Bulgarian Career Gals

A Bulgarian magazine announced Wednesday the start of their EUR 10,000 contest for women with a business or education plan. The "Smiling, Successful, Sensational" challenge is taking place for the second time in the country, on the initiative of Cosmopol

Society | April 27, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 723

Brussels Concert Marks Bulgaria, Romania EU Future

A special concert was organized in Brussels Tuesday evening to mark the signing of Bulgaria and Romania's EU Accession Treaties. Ambassadors from the EU member countries, representatives of the European Parliament as well as highly ranked officials from

Society | April 27, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 924

Fake Modern Art Museum Puzzles Sofia

A group of Bulgarian artists caused a major public scandal by organising a fake opening of a Modern Art Museum in Sofia.

Society | April 27, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3882

Bulgarian Celebrities Decorated with Beauty Awards

For a second year the leading hair care company Pantene resented its beauty awards in Sofia.

Society | April 27, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1012

Bulgaria Teen Sweeps UN Art Contest

A 13-year-old Bulgarian boy has won the European children's painting contest organized by the United Nations (UN). Iskren Petrov from the town of Sliven had presented a Noah's Ark theme as a call for saving life in polluted urban areas.

Society | April 26, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5069

Christo Opens First Modern Art Museum in Sofia

Famous conceptual artists, Bulgaria-born Christo Javacheff will attend Tuesday the opening of the first Modern Art Museum in Sofia. The event comes after decades-long struggle to find a shelter for Bulgarian contemporary pieces of art - installations, vi

Society | April 26, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1744
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