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Germany Sees Thracian Exclusives

A major exhibition featuring 3,000 Thracian pieces from Bulgaria will open in Germany Thursday. The unique treasures of Rogozen, Panagyurishte and Valchitran will be among the main attractions in the event, which is Bulgaria's largest archaeological exhi

Society | July 20, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 564

Bulgaria Celebrates "Ilinden"

Bulgaria marks Tuesday 101 years since the legendary Ilinden-Preobrazhenie Uprising, organized to fight the fractioning of the country. The 1878 Berlin Congress preceded the rebellion.

Society | July 20, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 654

Hair Musical Thrills Opera Fans

A week after torrential rain prevented the Hair performance on Sofia stage, opera fans were able to see Monday night the popular musical "live on the square".

Society | July 19, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8265

Potter Book Record in Japan

The first printing of the Japanese language version of "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" will reach a record of 2.9 million sets, local media said.

Society | July 18, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 806

Age-Old Wine Cellar Unearthed in US

A wine cellar believed to be 300-year-old has been uncovered in Virginia, US. Archeologists found eight bottles, all of them intact, inside the brick-walled space.

Society | July 18, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1003

Sofia Dressed in Graffiti

A festival for graffiti artists filled the center of Sofia with colour on Saturday. Participants in the Sprite Graffiti Fest competed in four different categories - Wild Style, Throw-up, Character and 3-D.

Society | July 17, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 902

Thracian Tomb Uncovered in Bulgaria

An ancient tomb with the bones of a Thracian leader has been uncovered in Bulgaria. Archeologists came upon the brick-built burial chamber near the village of Oryahovitsa, east of the city of Stara Zagora.

Society | July 17, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1809

Coastal Varna Delights Ballet Fest

The coastal town of Varna has turned into an international ballet capital for a 21-st time. The local summer theatre has seen the first edition of the popular ballet event 40 years ago.

Society | July 16, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1763

Sofia Exhibition Boosts Olympic Hopes

A week after the Olympic Flame went through Sofia, the spirit of the upcoming Olympic games in Athens has visited Bulgarian capital again with a special exhibition. Stamps and slogans imaging 72 photocopies of Greek marks dedicated to different summer Ol

Society | July 16, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 614

Mailing Party in Bulgaria

Post offices in Bulgaria marked Friday 125 years since the country's network was founded. To mark the event, a contest for designing a postage stamp was launched for young Bulgarians.

Society | July 16, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 586

Health: First Steps in Fitness

If you are a beginner in exercising your body, the best thing would be to see your physician first. A medical check is necessary if you are over 35, you are a smoker, or haven't done any exercising in a long time.

Society | July 16, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 601

Fashion: Lightning Speed Dress-up

1. Sticks with classics - those clothing styles are much easier to mix than "hip" fashion.

Society | July 16, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 602

Forks & Corks: Tomato Soup

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups tomato, 1 1/2 cups water, 1 small onion, sliced, 2 tablespoons pearl barley, 1/2 tablespoon oil or butter substitute, 1 teaspoon salt Preparation: Cook together all the ingredients except the barley for twenty minutes.

Society | July 16, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 447

Bulgarian Tops Tourism Beauty Contest

Bulgarian fashion diva ended second at the international beauty contest Miss Tourism Planet 2004. Elisaveta Nikolchovska, 16, professional model at the Visages agency, competed with another 23 girls, aged 16-25, from worldwide in Greek capital Athens.

Society | July 15, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3461

Pets: Cat-Proof Your Home

Here are some simple tips on how to make your home safe for a kitten, and protect your belongings at the same time: Make sure chemicals and medications are stored on high shelves, or inside lockers.

Society | July 15, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 419

Bulgarian Beauties Conquer Rome

Five Bulgarian beauties, models of the Visages Model Group, took part in the "Alta Moda" fashion week in Rome. The Italian public enjoyed the splendor of Bulgarian fashion diva Gergana Polezhanova along with her young colleagues Nadezhda Yotova, Katya Tr

Society | July 15, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4554

"BG Site 2004" Enjoys BWA Support

The sixth edition of the Bulgarian contest "BG Site 2004" is aimed at promoting the Bulgarian web as a starting point for all Internet users. The slogan of the contest is " Start from here".

Society | July 14, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1045

National Geographic on Bulgarian Channel

World history, geography, archaeology, anthropology and wild life of National Geographic Channel will land on Bulgarian screens in full national language version. Currently Bulgarian fans of the popular scientific channel have been able to watch it on ca

Society | July 13, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1680

Sofia to Enjoy Bergman's Magic

A major festival dedicated to the life and the work of the great Swedish director Ingmar Bergman will take place in Sofia in October. During the three October weeks dedicated to Bergman Sofia will enjoy 23 movies of the great movie director.

Society | July 13, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 525

Bulgarian Victorious at IT Contest

Microsoft has crowned a Bulgarian student as one of the winners in the second annual Imagine Cup student technology competition. Branimir Lambov of the University of Aarhus, Denmark, received the Imagine Cup 2004 Algorithm World Champion title and a cash

Society | July 13, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 621

Bulgarian Tops Alaska's Highest Peak

Bulgarian mountaineer and zoologist Boyan Petrov, who suffer from diabetes, returned safely to Sofia after conquering Alaska's highest peak Denali. With his latest achivement Petrov seeks once again to show that diabetic people can have the normal and dy

Society | July 11, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 628
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