Society

Sofia Ornate for Patron Saint of Love

Sofia's public places have got ornate a day before the St Valentine's Day, which has gained popularity here over the recent years.

Society | February 13, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 858

Rome Anticipates Bulgaria's Antiquity Treasures

Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov leaves on a visit to Italy where he and President Carlo Ciampi will open Tuesday the exhibition "Bulgarian Treasures of the Neolithic Age and the Middle Ages". The selection of Bulgaria's most precious artifacts from t

Society | February 13, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1528

Bulgaria's Political, Business Elite Spend "Vienna" Night

The cream of crop of Bulgaria's business and political arena came together on Saturday night for a magnificent Vienna Ball. The charity event brought under one roof about 400 VIPs, including many world diplomats - and the Austrian Ambassador H.

Society | February 12, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 672

X-Rated Harry Potter Hits The Web

The world blockbuster series about Harry Potter have inspired a spoof porn film, media disclosed. Toy models of Harry, Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley are feautured in the clip that, according to The Sun, has been sweeping the Internet.

Society | February 11, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4098

New Egyptian Tomb Unearthed Next to Tutankhamun's

Archaeologists have discovered an intact, ancient Egyptian tomb in the Valley of the Kings, the first since King Tutankhamun's was found in the same area in 1922.

Society | February 10, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1612

Bulgaria's Pop Celebs Enter Annual MM Race

A big bunch of the hottest music acts in Bulgaria are already feverish for the annual awards of the MM music channel. It published this week the nominations for the 2005 awards.

Society | February 10, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 719

Soulfly to Hit Bulgaria

One of Brazil's most popular metal bands- Soulfly will rock Sofia once more on February 24.

Society | February 10, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1221

President Parvanov Presents Bulgaria's Treasures in Italy

Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov along with his Italian counterpart Carlo Azeglio Ciampi will inaugurate on February 14 the exhibition "Bulgaria's Treasures" in Rome. The exhibition, showing archeological findings unearthed in Bulgarian lands include

Society | February 10, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1540

Forks&Corks: Jasmine Rice with Dried Fruit

Ingredients: 1/4c butter, 1 onion - chopped, 2 ribs celery - chopped, 1tb curry powder, 2 1/2 c jasmine rice, 6 1/2c chicken stock - boiling, 1/2c dried cranberries, 1/2 c dried currants, 2 pieces of dried pear - chopped,1/2 dried fig - c

Society | February 10, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 681

Science: Oldest T. Rex Relative Revealed

The forefather of the mighty Tyrannosaurus rex has been discovered, scientists report.

Society | February 10, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 484

Twice-Rejected Song Makes it to Eurovision in Bulgaria

Bulgarian talk-show host Slavi Trifonov finally gets a chance for the Eurovision, after his song was wait-listed twice by the jury, it became clear on Thursday.

Society | February 9, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1076

Bulgarian Shooting Star with Berlinale Award

The rising star of Bulgarian actress Vessela Kazakova will glow over this year's Berlinale fest.

Society | February 9, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 605

U2 Triumphs at Grammy Awards

Rock group U2 swept three awards in the rock album category of this year's Grammy ceremony. The live legends won two in contention for five awards - best rock duo or group performance ("Sometimes You Can't Make It on Your Own") and best rock song ("City

Society | February 9, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 505

Star Academy Winner with Surprising Chance for Eurovision'06

The shortlist of 24 shortlisted songs to rival for participation in Eurovision 2006 has seen a reshuffle after one of the bidders quit in apparent violation of the rules.

Society | February 7, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 962

Bulgarian Macho Lands in French Men's Mag

Bulgaria's young and handsome Hristo Stoyanov has proven to suit the fashion taste of the French. The 20-year-old heartthrob was chosen to present the fashion trends in the UPStreet magazine.

Society | February 7, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 15658

"Lost World" Found in Indonesia

An international expedition say they have found dozens of new species in a "lost world" in the Indonesian jungle. The scientists - from the US, Indonesia and Australia - came across a Papua province region that had no sign of civilization, and many of th

Society | February 7, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1210

Pink Floyd Drummer Lifts The Curtain in Sofia

Bulgarian Pink Floyd fans saw Monday the much-anticipated premiere of "Inside Out - A Personal History Of Pink Floyd," a book by the legendary band's drummer. Nick Mason had flown in earlier the same day to personally present his book to the local audien

Society | February 6, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3020

Charity Campaign in Support of Disabled Bulgarian Children

A charity campaign in support of Bulgarian children with damaged sight was launched Sunday in Sofia. The Bulgarian Mothers Movement in cooperation with leading mineral water bottler Devin joined their efforts to help the children with damaged sight in th

Society | February 5, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 608

Young Bulgarian Artist Exhibits Paintings on Silk

Young Bulgarian artist Nikoleta Stamatova opened her first exhibition in Sofia - "Painted Silk."

Society | February 4, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1628

Italy to Enjoy Precious Thracian Treasures Found in Bulgaria

An exhibition with Thracian treasures found in Bulgaria over the last summer left Saturday for Italy, where it will spend over one month. The exhibition will be showed at the Quirinale Palace in Rome, the head of the National History Museum Bozhidar Dimi

Society | February 4, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1433

24 Semifinalists Picked in Bulgaria's Eurovision Contest

A total of 24 songs will compete for the chance of representing Bulgaria in the 51st edition of the Eurovision song contest. A fifteen-member panel voted to determine the 24 semifinalists out of the 126 songs, which applied for the contests.

Society | February 4, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 710