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Bulgaria in Pictures 2009

December 30, 2009, Wednesday

Russian Mother Viktoria Radochinskaya Crowned Mrs World 2009

Viktoria Radochinskaya, a 31-year-old Russian, has won the title of Mrs. World 2009, in a competition staged this year in Vietnam. ...

November 23, 2009, Monday

Bulgaria National Television Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Bulgaria National Television celebrated its 50th anniversary on November 7, with a special schedule of programs for the entire day, and an evening jubilee concert broadcast live from Sofia's National Palace of Culture....

November 8, 2009, Sunday

Hristomir Hristov Wins Bulgaria's Super Max Open Bodybuilding Cup

The most successful Bulgarian bodybuilder, Hristomir Hristov, won Saturday night Super Max Cup - Bulgaria's first open bodybuilding gala tournament. The open bodybuilding contest included the six best Bulgarian bodybuilders at the present moment from different weight categories and disciplines: ...

October 25, 2009, Sunday

Two Prime Ministers: Bulgaria's Boyko Borisov Welcomes Italy's Silvio Berlusconi

Italy's Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi, was on an official visit to Bulgaria on Thursday, October 15, 2009. Berlusconi became the first foreign leader to visit PM Borisov since he assumed power....

October 16, 2009, Friday

Bulgaria PM Borisov's First Parliament Question Time Session

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has attended Friday his first Parliament question time session....

August 28, 2009, Friday

Stefania Fernandez Crowned as Miss Universe 2009 in the Bahamas

Miss Venezuela, Stefania Fernandez, has been crowned as Miss Universe 2009 in Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas....

August 24, 2009, Monday

Celebrations of 130th Anniversary of the Bulgarian Navy, Varna

Celebrations of 130th Anniversary of the Bulgarian Navy, Varna...

August 9, 2009, Sunday

First Meeting of the New Bulgarian Government of PM Boyko Borisov

The first meeting of the new Bulgarian government of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and the GERB party took place in Sofia on Wednesday, July 29....

July 29, 2009, Wednesday

Michael Jackson, Pop Music Legend, Dies at 50

Michael Jackson, the show-stopping singer whose best-selling albums -- including "Off the Wall," "Thriller" and "Bad" -- and electrifying stage presence made him one of the most popular artists of all time, died Thursday. He was 50. ...

June 26, 2009, Friday

Car from the Cortege of Bulgaria's Prime Minister Stanishev Crashes

A car of the Bulgarian Council of Ministers crashed in Southwest Bulgaria Wednesday, June 24, with Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev being a close witness of the accident. A governmental "Ford" crashed on the E-79 road in the late afternoon as the Prime Minister was returning from meetings with constituents in the towns of Sandanski and Simitli. ...

June 24, 2009, Wednesday

Remembrance of Bulgarian Revolutionary Hero Hristo Botev Spoiled by Siderov's Far-Right Ataka Party

Each year on June 2, the day the revolutionary hero and poet Botev was killed in battle as a leader of an armed detachment fighting against Ottoman Turkish troops during the April Uprising, Bulgaria honors the memory of those who died in the struggle for liberation from the Ottoman Empire. Tuesday's Remembrance at the Vola Mount, where the last battle of Botev's troops with the Ottoman Turks took place, was ruined by Volen Siderov, the leader of the far-right and extreme nationalist Ataka party, and his supporters by shouting out racial slurs and homophobic insults at the official guests including Prime Minister Stanishev, MEP Vigenin, and GERB party Chair Tzvetanov. ...

June 2, 2009, Tuesday

International Children's Day in Sofia Featuring PM Stanishev and His Bulldog Barry

Celebrations of June 1, the International Children's Day in Sofia, also attended by Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev and his new pet, the English bulldog Barry, who is a present from the European Commission President, Jose Manuel Barroso....

June 1, 2009, Monday

Hellish Bus Crash Kills 17 near Bulgarian City of Yambol

A bus has crammed into a crowd of pedestrians in south-eastern Bulgaria, killing 17 people and injuring 20 others, officials say. ...

May 28, 2009, Thursday
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