Sofia News

Bulgarian Airline Says It Could Launch Direct Flights To US In 2015

Aug 14th, 2014

Bulgarian airline BH Air, a subsidiary of Balkan Holidays tour operator, says it could launch direct flights from Sofia Airport to the United States in 2015,  24 Chasa reported on August 11. The daily quotes BH Air’s executive director…

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Bulgarian Archaeologists Uncover Major Roman Thermae

Feb 27th, 2013

A Bulgarian team of archaeologists have discovered well-preserved remains of a Roman bath in the ancient Bulgarian town of Sozopol, founded by Greek colonists in the 5th century BC on what is now Bulgaria's southern Black Sea coast, is now a popular…

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Fifty-Two Trabants and One Bulgarian

Dec 3rd, 2012

In her song Katie Melua extolled 99 bicycles in Bejing, however China is not the only country to boast with a huge number of vehicles. Ivailo Antonov, a Bulgarian, has collection of 52 Trabants, assembled within a span of 20 years. In its golden…

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'Vampire skeleton' found in Bulgaria

Jun 24th, 2012

A 700-year-old skeleton bearing signs of being treated for vampirism has been discovered in a graveyard in the Bulgarian town of Sozopol. The skeleton has an iron stake through the heart, and the teeth have been pulled out. Superstitions…

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AirBaltic launches 'Seatbuddy' scheme

Jun 24th, 2012

Latvia's national airline has launched a new Seatbuddy system that aims to place like-minded passengers together on flights. Passengers are able to choose from three flight moods, segregating the chatty from those keen to get their head down and…

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Bulgarian weightlifter sent behind bars

May 3rd, 2012

A former Bulgarian weightlifting champion has been sentenced to nine years behind bars by a Brazilian court after being found guilty of drug-trafficking. Galabin Boevski, who won a gold medal for Bulgaria at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, was…

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Church leader accused of collaboration with communists

Mar 29th, 2012

A prominent clergymen has accused the head of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Maxim, of being a former secret agent. The allegations, made by noted clergyman Father Lyubomir Popov, follow on from a state investigation by Bulgaria's Files…

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Bulgaria plans smoking ban

Dec 30th, 2011

The Bulgarian government is set to extend its smoking ban after judging that little has changed since the original raft of legislation was passed. Currently, it is illegal to smoke in offices, hospitals and on public transport. Likewise, bars…

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Bulgarian PM eyes soccer prize

Nov 28th, 2011

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borosov stands a chance of winning his country's soccer player of the year competition. Sounds a bit fishy, you might think. Well, for those of you who are not au fait with Bulgarian soccer, Mr Borosov is in…

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Van Damme has smashing time in Sofia bar

Oct 31st, 2011

Martial arts maestro Jean Claude Van Damme is reported to have smashed up furnishings at a Sofia bar after a night out turned bitter when the actor lost his watch. The Belgian legend, often dubbed the muscles from Brussels, is in Bulgaria for…

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Cold War smoking cure comes into vogue

Sep 28th, 2011

A cheap pill sold in Bulgaria since 1964 is gaining international coverage as a revived cure for smokers keen to kick the habit. Tabex, which is manufactured by the Bulgarian Sopharma company, has been on the Eastern European market for almost…

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Conan the Bulgarian Barbarian

Aug 23rd, 2011

One of the most hyped blockbusters of the summer is about to slash its way onto Bulgarian screens. You've guessed it, in fact you didn't even need to guess it as it's written in the title, but we're talking about the 3D remake of Conan the…

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Bulgaria boosts tourist attractions

Jul 30th, 2011

The Bulgarian government has approved a vast series of investments in the countrys tourist attractions. Some 162 millon leva ( 83.7 million euro ) have been allocated for the projects, with funds due to sites in as many as 35 municipalities.

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Superman appears on Soviet monument

Jun 21st, 2011

A vast monument in Sofia commemorating the Soviet liberation of Bulgaria from the Nazis has been given a mischievous makeover. The nine-figure composition, in which Red Army soldiers come to the rescue of the Bulgarian folk, has been painted…

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Dictator's airplane becomes diving attraction

May 29th, 2011

Diving aficionados tired of searching for the wrecks of medieval vessels have a novel, and decidedly unconventional attraction to contemplate off the Bulgarian coast. Authorities in Sofia have allowed for a jetliner that once belonged to…

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Ben Affleck scouting around Bulgaria

Apr 25th, 2011

Hollywood actor turned director Ben Affleck was in Sofia this April, as he hopes to film scenes from his upcoming movie Argo in Bulgaria. According to reports, the star is interested in the Vitosha mountain area for parts of the movie, which is…

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Sofia Film Fest salutes cinematic aces

Mar 29th, 2011

Bulgarian director Dragomir Sholev walked away with the Grand Prix at this year's incarnation of the Sofia Film Festival. Sholev's film, Podslon (Shelter), an exploration of alienated punk youth, charmed punters as well as pundits, scooping the…

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Bulgarians back more ski resorts

Feb 28th, 2011

A new Gallup international poll holds that two thirds of Bulgarians support the expansion of the ski industry in their country. For several years now, Bulgaria has traded on being able to provide cut-price skiing options for those who aren't…

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Dogs relieved of dizzying ritual

Feb 28th, 2011

Inhabitants of the Bulgarian village of Brodilovo have consented to simplifying an ancient ritual that involves spinning dogs over a pool of water. The custom, which was traditionally used to ward off evil spirits, often in the shape of…

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Former Tsar may run for Presidency

Jan 30th, 2011

Simeon Saxe-Coburg, the child Tsar who went into exile in 1946, only to return to become prime minister after the collapse of communism, may run for president in Bulgaria's forthcoming elections this year. Discussion about Saxe-Coburg's…

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Bulgaria Makes CNN Top Destinations List

Dec 31st, 2010

Bulgaria has been touted as one of the top travel destinations in the world for 2011 by CNN. The American news network enlisted some bona fide experts for its forecast on whats hot for 2011. The panel included Lonely Planet editor Robert Reid…

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US Ambassador's Sofian Rhapsody

Nov 29th, 2010

In an interview with the Sofia News Agency, US Ambassador James Warlick sung the praises of his adopted home. The Stanford-educated diplomat, who is familiar to Bulgarians for playing a cameo role as himself in popular TV show Staklen Dom (Glass…

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Golden Heist At Sofia Airport

Oct 19th, 2010

A deposit of 320 kg of gold was stolen from the vaults of Sofia Airport on October 18th in a heist that has flabbergasted Bulgarian authorities. The raid occurred at 10 am and it was not until the evening until the news broke on Bulgarian…

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Roman Villa Unearthed In Sofia

Sep 17th, 2010

A Roman villa dating back to the third century AD has been discovered in a Sofia borough. The tremendous find takes in some six buildings, plus the proverbial pot of gold (well, at least silver, as witnessed by a stash of coins). The fieldwork…

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A tour in time

Jun 14th, 2010

Herding sheep not on your to-do list? It should be and RebelFarmer in Bulgaria has the holiday for you! RebelFarmer in partnership with the Fund for the Wild Fauna and Flora Bulgaria decided to support the rehabilitation of one of the ancient…

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Giant new consumer temple opened

Apr 22nd, 2010

Sofia's newest shopping mall has been opened in the solemn co-presence of Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boiko Borissov, Carrefour CEO Christian Sharitat and the ambassador of France, Etienne de Poncins. Over six floors, three of which are underground…

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Art Unites East and West

Aug 15th, 2009

Artists from Sofia and the United States discovered a new passion for each other's countries after a cultural exchange saw 30 of them swap cities to capture them through words and pictures as part of a new US exhibition entitled 'Bulgaria - Then and…

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Volleyball’s Victory Unveiled

Jul 16th, 2009

Bulgarias volleyball victory in the 1957 games tournament was recognised last week after a plaque was unveiled in Sofia marking the countrys win in that historic tournament.The ceremony was attended by Bulgarias President Georgi Parvanov and the…

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New underground line gets back on track

May 28th, 2009

Less than a month after officially opening, trains on Sofia's latest extension to its cramped and wheezing underground system were running again after a short circuit brought the system to an abrupt halt this week.Commuters and visitors to the city…

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9th Jazz + Fest in Sofia

May 22nd, 2009

Concerts of a French-Vietnamese guitarist Nguen Li, Trilok Gurtu and a trio of Ania Lehner, Vassilis Cabropulos and U.T. Gandi will be performing during the 9th Jazz + Fest festival in Sofia. The whole festival will be inaugurated by an…

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Cleaning The Mess Up

Mar 24th, 2009

Half of Bulgaria"s capital is drowning in garbage. The city is having problems with one of the companies responsible for trash disposing. The firm, which was supposed to clean up two central and one eastern parts of Sofia, ceased to work, claiming…

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136 year anniversary of Vassil Levski's death

Feb 19th, 2009

The greatest Bulgarian who's ever lived, Vassil Levski, is a national icon. He was an ideologist and an organizer of the Bulgarian national revolution. He played a huge role in leading to liberating Bulgaria from the Ottoman rule. He died as a…

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Dreams Do Come True! Madonna In Sofia!

Jan 30th, 2009

It has been officially confirmed on the diva's website that Sofia is one of Madonna's World Show's destinations. The pop icon will be visiting the Bulgarian capital in August and the concert will be staged at the National Stadium "Vassil Levski".…

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Smoking In Public Places Banned

Nov 21st, 2008

On 20th November (the world non-smoking day), the Cabinet put forward amendments to the Public Health Act. If they're approved by the Parliament, smoking in public places and workplaces in Bulgaria will be banned from June 2010. Considering…

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Cleaning Bulgaria's image up!

Oct 24th, 2008

The Bulgarian Cabinet has confirmed that it has hired a renowned company Alber&Geiter to clear its image in front of the EU. The firm's task will be to raise the general awareness of Bulgaria's importance in Europe and to build a positive image on…

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Sofia's Stray Dogs

Aug 14th, 2008

If you've spent any time here in Sofia, you will certainly have noticed the curious number of animals roaming the streets. For many years, Sofia has had a serious problem with stray animals, dogs in particular, and has been slowly combating the…

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Condoleezza Rice in Sofia

Jul 15th, 2008

American Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice paid a visit to Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergei Stanishev last Wednesday the 9th of July 2008 in Sofia. During this trip the top U.S. diplomat accepted Bulgaria's highest honor for her assistance in the…

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Woman Gives Birth on Sofia Tram

Jun 26th, 2008

Last Tuesday, an unusual event happened in a commuter tram on Alexander Stamboliyski Boulv in downtown Sofia. Understandably caught off guard, a 34 year old woman alerted the driver that she is going into labor. Luckily a nurse was found on board…

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King of Burgers Comes to Bulgaria

May 21st, 2008

Bulgarian fans of the Whopper will only have to wait until June 2008 to get their hands on the mighty burger. The first two Burger King restaurants in Bulgaria will both open in Sofia in June, one located in the City Center Sofia shopping centre…

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130 Years of Freedom ...Kind Of

Mar 5th, 2008

On March 3rd, Bulgarians in Sofia and throughout the country celebrated the 130th anniversary of Bulgaria's liberation from the Ottoman Empire. The day, first celebrated in 1880, was the day of the emperor Alexander II's coronation, and thus the…

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Bulgarian Medics on the Big Screen

Dec 13th, 2007

Just a few months after the dramatic release of Bulgarian medics after spending eight years in prison in Libya, talks of turning their story into a Hollywood blockbuster have already begun. The five Bulgarian medics and one Palestinian doctor who…

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Bulgaria's Overachievers

Dec 3rd, 2007

Despite their striking teachers, children in Bulgarian schools have proved to be some of the smartest in all of Europe. In fact, according to an international survey by the PIRLS Centre of Boston College, fourth graders in Bulgaria read and write…

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School's Out for Bulgarian Teachers

Oct 9th, 2007

Sofia's striking teachers have taken to the streets today, in a rally for higher pay, and have sworn to stage a meeting which will block a good portion of the centre of Sofia for half a day on the 11th of October. The teachers have already collected…

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Paying for AIDS

Sep 4th, 2007

Last month, an eight-year showdown ended successfully with the release of five Bulgarian nurses and one Palestinian doctor who had been held captive in Libya over charges of infecting 438 children with HIV in the clinic where they worked. It has…

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Bulgarian Medics Freed

Jul 24th, 2007

After eight long years of negotiations the five Bulgarian nurses and one Palestinian doctor accused of infecting children with HIV have been released from their prison in Libya. The six medics, including the Palestinian doctor who was granted…

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A Bush in Sofia

Jun 11th, 2007

As the last stop on American President George W. Bush's European tour, Sofia is the setting of a final showdown about the proposed American missile shield in Europe. Last week, Romanian and Bulgarian ministers proposed joint military manoeuvres to…

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Missile Shield Woes Hit Bulgaria

Jun 5th, 2007

There's much talk about the proposed American shield in Eastern Europe, as today President Bush is making speeches about it in Prague despite Czech protests, and later this week he'll be discussing the plans further in Warsaw before heading to…

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Sofia Life PDF Now Available!

May 30th, 2007

Have you been thinking lately, "Gee, Sofia Life's online guide sure is helpful, but I wish I could take it with me on my trip to Sofia!"? Well fear not, we have the answer to your problem - in the form of a new, downloadable PDF guide! Just click…

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Sofia's Rising

Apr 30th, 2007

Or rather, several planned skyscrapers are elevating the city's status in a big way. An Arabian firm, Kuwaiti Al Wafa Al Arabia Real Estate, have partnered with Bulgarian firm Krapsi Holding AD in the design of two highrises in the centre of Sofia.…

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Bulgarian "Property Boom" Predicted

Mar 7th, 2007

So Bulgaria has joined the EU, and two factors are now almost guaranteed: increased tourism, and rising property values. And due to its size, political importance and multiculturalism, the city most effected by both is our very own Sofia.…

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Nationalist Leader Starts Brawl Over Summons

Feb 14th, 2007

The whole incident began when Volen Siderov, the leader of Bulgaria's ultra-nationalist party Ataka, was summoned to appear in court as a defendant at a press conference Wednesday. Siderov, originally an editor of the two conservative newspapers…

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Bulgaria joins the EU!

Jan 1st, 2007

That's right: on January 1st, 2007 Bulgaria along with Romania entered the bureaucratic quagmire that is the European Union. But citizens on both sides are hopeful. First, Bulgarian accession will add a further 7.5 million consumers to the EU…

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More Communist Archives Declassified

Nov 13th, 2006

More than 7,200 pages of archived material dating back to Bulgaria's communist regime were declassified and made available to the public on Monday. The documents date from 1944 to 1990 and are hoped to shed more light on Bulgaria's communist past.

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Bulgarian President Faces Vote Again

Oct 23rd, 2006

The lowest voter turnout in Bulgaria since the fall of communism has meant Bulgaria's president will face a run-off vote this Sunday, even after winning the first round of voting in his bid for re-election last weekend. Despite winning by…

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Chelsea coming to Sofia

Sep 8th, 2006

The team of Chelsea will land in Sofia on September 25, two days before its UEFA match against local champion Levski. The British team will arrive in the afternoon and they will hold an official practice session the next day, on the eve of the…

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Borisov becomes Sofia mayor

Nov 12th, 2005

The former head of Sofia's anti-mafia taskforce, Boyko Borisov, was yesterday officially sworn in as the new mayor of Sofia. Borisov recorded almost 70% of the votes in last Saturday's election, achieving a landslide victory in every district of…

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Mayor hopefuls woo Sofia

Oct 10th, 2005

The race for the Mayorship of Sofia is hotting up as it moves into the final lap, with all the candidates stepping up their respective campaigns before the city goes to the polls on October 29th. It is safe to say that whatever you believe to be…

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Bulgaria Unification Celebrations

Sep 6th, 2005

Celebrations are underway throughout Bulgaria today, marking 120 years since the unification with Eastern Rumelia that helped forge the modern form of the country. The official ceremony, attended by the President and Prime Minister, was held in…

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New government installed

Aug 16th, 2005

A coalition government formed by socialists, centrists, and ethnic Turks was installed today in Sofia, two months after the general election. The leader of the Socialist party, 39 year old Sergey Stanishev, was made Prime Minister following the…

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Brave Sofia Defeated

Aug 13th, 2005

CSKA Sofia lost 3-1 to Liverpool last Wednesday in their UEFA Champions League clash. After starting at a high tempo and creating numerous good chances, CSKA were dealt a sucker punch when Liverpool scored the first through Cisse, and Morientes…

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Sofia prepares for red invasion

Aug 1st, 2005

CSKA Sofia have been drawn against Liverpool in the third qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League. The first leg is due to be played at the Bulgarian Army Stadium on either the 9th or 10th of August, assuming that CSKA progress against KF…

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Carreras Enchants Sofia Audience

May 28th, 2005

Bulgarian melomans had the chance to enjoy the conquering voice of the of the world-famous Jose Carreras on Saturday. The world-famed tenor presented Verdi and Puccini's pieces. Bulgaria's soprano Tsvetelina Maldzhanska, who had been personally…

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Carreras Enchanted by Bulgarian Music Talent

May 27th, 2005

The Bulgarian visit of a star like Jose Carreras is surely to pinnacle the cultural life of Sofia where the world-famed tenor will stage a concert on Saturday. The performance of Carreras here is part of the Salon of Arts program and all events…

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US, Bulgaria 1st Ladies Join Efforts in Cultural Project

May 26th, 2005

The first ladies of Bulgaria and the US have joined efforts in the American Bulgarian Library Exchange (ABLE) program. Bulgaria's Zorka Parvanova invited US First Lady Laura Bush to assume tha patronage of the ABLE program The American…

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Renovated National Art Gallery Shows Off New Exposition

May 26th, 2005

The renovated National Art Gallery in Sofia presented Thursday its renewed permanent exposition. Eight of the halls of the former King's Place in Sofia, now turned into a gallery, were redecorated with new constructive elements thus creating an…

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Bulgaria to Host 23rd IACP European Conference

May 24th, 2005

Bulgaria will host the 23rd European Executive Policing Conference of the International Association of Chiefs of Police IACP in 2006. The delegates at the 22nd European Executive Policing Conference in Paris voted for the decision. The conference…

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Bulgarian Beauty Unrivalled in Miss Universe Contest - Web

May 24th, 2005

A Bulgarian 19-year-old has gained an overwhelming 82.85% lead in the online vote for Miss Universe contest, which will take place this year in Bangkok. The voting expires on May 31. You can vote for Galina Gancheva at http://www.nationmultime

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Easter Preparations in Full Swing

Apr 30th, 2005

Holy Saturday, the day before Easter, offers last opportunity to those lagging behind in holiday preparations to colour the eggs and bake the cakes. It is also the last day of Easter Lent, the longest-in-the-year period of fasting, starting 40…

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Bulgaria, Japan Lift Visa Regime

Apr 29th, 2005

Bulgaria and Japan will lift the visa regime for stays of up to 90 days after Foreign Minister Solomon Passy and Japanese Ambassador to Sofia Koichiro Fukui exchange notes to this effect on Friday. Bulgarian and Japanese nationals who are…

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Armani To Open In Sofia

Apr 28th, 2005

The Armani group has announced the opening of new shops in Sofia and St Petersburg. The Sofia shop is at Vitosha and is on three floors with a surface area of 330 metres squared and is the first in Bulgaria. The floors and walls are mother of…

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Storm Over 1981 Assassination Attempt

Apr 28th, 2005

An Italian parliamentary investigation into communist-era Bulgarias role in a 1981 bid to assassinate Pope John Paul II, claims that the Sofia authorities may have censored or withheld up to 75 percent of the available information on the case held…

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New Probe Into Stasi Archives

Apr 28th, 2005

Stasi archive office's new investigation into the assassination attempt of Pope John Paul II will most probably deny Bulgaria's involvement in the shooting, according to the spokesman of the Stasi Documents Centre in Berlin. I believe that by the…

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Balloons Launch Bulgaria's EU Entry Countdown

Apr 25th, 2005

A total of 616 blue balloons, symbolizing the days ahead to Bulgaria's EU entry, flew into the sky over Sofia just minutes after the country signed the accession treaty with the European Union in Luxembourg. The event was joined by members of…

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Hemus Air Launches Flight to Stuttgart

Apr 9th, 2005

Bulgarian airline company Hemus Air has launched a maiden flight from Sofia to Stuttgart to run on Wednesdays until June 15 and afterwards twice weekly, on Fridays as well. This is the third regular flight under the flag of Hemus Air to Germany…

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Bulgarian PM Opens Int'l Spring Fair

Apr 9th, 2005

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg gave Monday the official opening of the 25th International Spring Fair in the southern city of Plovdiv. The International Consumer Goods and Technologies expo is held annually, attracting Bulgarian…

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Pamporovo Builds EUR 10 M Complex

Apr 9th, 2005

The first sod for a new five-star complex was turned Monday in the Bulgarian resort of Pamporovo, media reported. "Studenets" will comrise of a hotel, a trade center, a nightclub, six restaurants, a sporting center, swimming pool and a ban office.

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Bulgaria joins World in Grief for Pope

Apr 5th, 2005

Bulgarian Catholics and Orthodox Christians gathered Sunday for massed served to honour late Pope John Paul II. A special mass was served at Saint Joseph Cathedral in Sofia by the Apostolic Nuncio to Bulgaria Giuseppe Leanza to honour the life…

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Bulgarian Carrier Starts Stuttgart Flights

Apr 4th, 2005

A Bulgarian air carrier announced Monday the start of regular flights to Stuttgart. The new service will be available every Friday, at an average price of EUR 259 (return included), Hemus Air said. The company already offers flights to Koeln…

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International Calls in Bulgaria Get Cheaper

Apr 1st, 2005

The prices of the international phone calls in Bulgaria go down from April 1 under a new pricing of the Bulgarian Telecommunications Company (BTC). Calls to the USA, Canada, Israel, Russia, Germany will cost BGN 0.30 (VAT not included) per…

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BG Troops to Withdraw from Iraq by December 31

Apr 1st, 2005

The Bulgarian battalion will be withdrawn from Iraq by the end of this year. This was decided at the yesterday's regular sitting of the Council of Ministers. The strength of the 5th Bulgarian battalion in Iraq may be reduced by 100 troopers.…

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Bulgaria Arrests Crafty Online Bandits

Apr 1st, 2005

Two Bulgarian men from the city of Russe were arrested on charges of numerous Internet frauds, police said Friday. The suspects were a phantom computer gear company, Eurotek EOOD, and have reportedly tricked people from the UK, Canada, Poland…

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Reims Gospel under Bulgarian Scientific Scrutiny

Apr 1st, 2005

A team of Bulgarian scientists will study the Reims Gospel on which French kings used to swear an oath upon their coronation. Sofia has received the first multimedia presentation of the gospel's pages written in the Old Bulgarian languages of…

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Business Ladies Outdo Men in the Sheraton

Mar 31st, 2005

An evening ago in Sheraton Hotel famous women gathered to applaud the 'Lady of the Year' ceremony, organized by 'We, The Women' weekly for a 14th successive time. The party was held under the patronage of invariably stylish Zorka Parvanova. Minister…

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Claudie Haignere: Bulgaria Has Come Long Way towards EU

Mar 31st, 2005

French Minister-Delegate for European Affairs Claudie Haignere vowed France's full support for Bulgaria's accession to the European Union, pinned for 2007, during her one-day visit to Sofia. Bulgaria has come a long way towards the European Union…

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Sofia Shows Unseen Thracian Gold from Plovdiv

Mar 31st, 2005

The heaviest solid-gold Thracian breastplate ever found on the Balkans was put on display in Sofia Wednesday. The unique piece - weighting 250 grams of pure gold - is part of a collection of previously unseen Thracian gold from Plovdiv. An…

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Sumo Star Wins Laurels

Mar 30th, 2005

Bulgaria's Sports Minister Vassil Ivanov awarded Tuesday the best Bulgarian sumo wrestler Kaloyan Mahlyanov (Kotooshu) for high sports achievements. The ceremony took place in the Rodina hall of the National Stadium "Vassil Levski" in Sofia.

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Bulgaria amends constitution to join EU

Feb 18th, 2005

SOFIA: Bulgaria's parliament adopted constitutional amendments on Friday to enable the Balkan state to sign a European Union accession treaty in April and join the EU in 2007. The law's approval removed a potential hurdle ahead of the treaty signing…

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Mobiltel wins the First UMTS Class A license

Mar 31st, 2004

This country's first and biggest mobile network operator, MobilTel won the auction for UMTS Class A license. The company won offering to pay 78 million levs against the offer of the Bulgarian Telecommunications Company (BTC). The starting bid price…

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Come On In - the Water's Great!

Jun 14th, 2002

If you're planning a little excursion from Sofia, perhaps down to one of the country's famed Black Sea resorts, then you'll be glad to hear that Bulgaria is cleaning up its act when it comes to its beaches, according to a new report by the European…

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Sofia Students Join Marathon for Health

Jan 1st, 1970

Over 50,000 students from Sofia schools joined Saturday the 9th running festival organized by Samsung company. The marathon, which went under the name "Let Us Run!", started off from the St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. The festival is hosted…

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