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New Ballet Association Set under US Diplomatic Aegis

US Ambassador James Pardew and his wife will complete their term as honorary patrons of National Ballet's Fall 2004 and Spring 2005 seasons by participating in the creation of "The Ballet Association of Bulgaria". The non-profit association is to be regi

Society | July 6, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 566

French, Bulgarian Music Stars Release Charity Album

Famous French music stars and their Bulgarian colleagues are set to release an album aimed to collected money for orphans in Bulgaria. One of France's most successful rap performers Diam's presented her performance to the Bulgarian children through EMI F

Society | July 5, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4256

Teen Beauty Wins Elite Model Look 2005

A 15-year old Bulgarian beauty from Kyustendil swept the first prize at the 9th edition of the "Elite Model Look 2005" contest.

Society | July 4, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5635

Graffiti Fest Colors Sofia

The third Bulgarian national competition Sprite Graffiti Battle took place in the country's capital Sofia.

Society | July 3, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1334

Paris Recalls Late Bulgarian Opera Prima

A commemorative concert for the Bulgarian-born opera prima donna Ghena Dimitrova was held in Paris. The concert took place July 1 in the Bulgarian embassy in the French capital.

Society | July 3, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 994

Pop Stars Raise Poverty Awareness across the World

Some of the biggest names in popular music performed in concerts across the globe Saturday to raise awareness about the plight of the poor in Africa.

Society | July 3, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1154

3 Bulgarian Films Compete at Karlovi Vari Fest

Three Bulgarian movies will take part in the 40th International Film Festival in Karlovi Vari. Andrey Paunov's "Georgi and the Butterflies" which was awarded with the "Silver Wolf" in Amsterdam is a part of the documentary section.

Society | July 3, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1932

Five Billion Watch Live 8 Gigs

The Live 8 global concert event kicked off Saturday, with an estimated audience of five billion. Shows opened in London, Philadelphia, Paris, Johannesburg, Rome, Berlin, Moscow and Barrie, in Canada.

Society | July 2, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 747

Bulgarian Gal Claims Celebrity Look

A 19-year-old Bulgarian won a special contest and will be transformed into a celebrity look-alike. Olya Gladkova has been a huge fan of Galya from music duo KariZma.

Society | July 2, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 886

Thracian Gold Found at Tatul Temple

Archeologists have found a piece of 23-carat Thracian gold in south Bulgaria. The team was examining the Tatul sanctuary near Kardzhali when they picked the precious find.

Society | July 2, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 9018

World Sees New Leonardo Picture

A new picture of Leonardo da Vinci has been discovered, the National Gallery in London has said.

Society | July 1, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 995

Forks&Corks: Broiled Salmon a Citrus Sauce

Ingredients: For salmon

Society | July 1, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 530

Health: Fruit, Juices Cut Alzheimer's Risk

A new research highlights the possibility that antioxidants in fruit and vegetable juices may lower the risk of Alzheimer's disease.

Society | July 1, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 479

Science: Headway Made against Hepatitis B

A new study suggests scientists have moved closer to finding the best treatments for chronic hepatitis B, a viral infection affecting some 400 million people worldwide. The new issue of the New England Journal of Medicine published the results of a resea

Society | July 1, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 709

Spirit of India Lands in Sofia

Famous Indian dancer Alekhya Punjala has fascinated Sofia audience with spiritual dances of Kuchipudi.

Society | June 30, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2056

Bulgaria Sees EU Entry Music Clip

A special Bulgarian music video celebrating EU entry had its premiere Thursday. Popular singer Konstantin Georgiev, better known as Kalki, wrote the song "Europe.

Society | June 30, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 841

Archeologists Seek BGN 200,000 to Resume Thracian Works

Archeologists digging in the excavations of ancient Thracian tombs in Bulgaria will need some BGN 200,000 to carry out their work this year. Dr Georgi Kitov is determined to continue the hard work of previous summer when his team unearthed numerous sensa

Society | June 30, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2455

Italian Bravacasa Magazine Debuts in Bulgaria

One of the most prestigious Italian furnishing magazines "Bravacasa" will launch a Bulgarian-language issue. This will be the magazine's pioneer project in a different language than the Italian, the publishers announced.

Society | June 30, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1698

Bulgarian Ship Lines World Marines at Trafalgar Battle

More than 500,000 spectators and thousands more yacht and vessel-passengers have watched the glamorous Son et Lumier show with a Bulgarian participation.

Society | June 29, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1134

Bulgarian Fashion Designer Invited to NY

A Bulgarian knitwear designer has been invited to join the USA International Fashion Shows in September. The producer of the event, Andres Aquino, has enlisted Bulgarian designer Galina Dacheva with her company Babini Kuki ("Grandma's Needles").

Society | June 29, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1032

Revamped Ledenika Draws Thousands

Bulgaria's famous Ledenika cave has been enjoying tremendous interest after its re-opening. The spectacular site welcomed a week ago the first tourists after renovation works.

Society | June 29, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 593
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