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Bulgaria Awaits US Rap Megastar

Next month hip-hop idol 50 Cent will have a live show in Bulgaria, the local media say. The megastar, who has released super hits like "In Da Club" and "Candy Shop," is expected on June 16.

Society | May 11, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 773

Slip in KariZma 1st Album Fails to Damp Fans' Joy

Pop duet KariZma finally released their first album after seven years on stage and six mega hits that topped the local music charts for months. The album, long awaited by many fans, grabbed the attention with its name, which unfortunately was marred by a

Society | May 11, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2306

Bulgarian Pop Star Works with "Barbie Girl" Producers

Bulgarian pop starlet Petia Pavlova returned to her homeland with brand new songs, created by the producers of Aqua's hit "Barbie Girl". After four months in Los Angeles, Pavlova appeared before Bulgarian audience with photos taken at Malibu and Zuma Bea

Society | May 11, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 37758

Mini Beauty of Bulgaria Conquers World Pageantry

Ahinora Lyubomilova and her younger sister Konstantina have reaped rich harvest on the international catwalk sweeping several beauty crowns. In hot rivalry with 40 girls from all over the world, the 11-year-old Konstantina was crowned Miss Princess Inter

Society | May 11, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1358

Bulgaria Pays Homage to Sts. Cyril and Methodius

Bulgaria's Orthodox church celebrates May 11 the feast day of the enlighteners Sts. Cyril and Methodius, the two of the fathers of Slavic literary culture.

Society | May 11, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 823

Jennifer Lopez Cancels Sofia Concert

Jennifer Lopez has cancelled her Spring Tour, including the concert in Sofia due later this month, it was surprisingly announced on Wednesday.

Society | May 10, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2098

Presidential Idea to Enlighten Bulgarians

The national campaign "Donate a Book" initiated by Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov kicked off Wednesday in Sofia. The campaign will invite Bulgarians to revive the tradition for presenting books to the their love ones.

Society | May 10, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 519

Musicians Celebrate Europe Day with Sofia Gig

A concert dedicated to Europe Day - May 9- took place Tuesday evening at the central Sofia Alexander Nevski square. Bulgarian pop stars KariZma, Mastilo, Deep Zone Project, Upsurt, Grafa, Krum, and Spens thrilled the fans that gathered last evening to en

Society | May 10, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 910

Tarkan Records Duet with Shakira Ahead of Bulgaria Gig

Turkish pop prince Tarkan, who will stage a major gig in Bulgaria in a few weeks, will record a duet with Columbian diva Shakira. The duet will be part of the soundtrack of a Latin soap opera, whose name is still a secret.

Society | May 9, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8563

Unique Jazz-Pop-Rock Trio Wraps Sofia Jazz Fest

The unique jazz trio, which sees itself as a pop band that plays jazz, which not only plays jazz-venues but also venues usually reserved for rock bands, e.s.

Society | May 9, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 486

Open Sky Art to Delight Sofia

An international exhibition with caricatures dedicated to Bulgaria's capital Sofia will be inaugurated Wednesday in the garden in front of the national theather Ivan Vazov. The project called "Open Sky Art" aims to present pieces of art at different publ

Society | May 9, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 412

Bulgaria Marks Red Cross, Red Crescent Day

Bulgaria's Red Cross marked Monday the Day of the Red Cross and the Red Crescent. On May 8 more than 200 million people across the world mark the day that falls on the birth anniversary of Henry Dunant of Switzerland, the founder of the Red Cross.

Society | May 8, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 537

Bulgaria's President Awards Esteemed Youngsters

Bulgaria's president awarded 35 youngsters with honorary diplomas for their successful performances at various international Olympiads and competitions in the spheres of arts and sciences. Fifteen teachers, were also awarded for their contributions to th

Society | May 8, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 432

Paulo Coelho Embarks on Second Bulgarian Trip

Internationally acclaimed best-selling author Paulo Coelho arrived in Sofia Monday evening, starting his second trip to Bulgaria.

Society | May 8, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 460

Music Street Parade Took on Sofia Streets

Music, songs and lots of good moods spilt on Sofia streets on Sunday with the Coca-Cola Street Parade.

Society | May 7, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 602

Sofia Displays Crucifix-Piece Cross, Gold Treasure

Sofia has put on display for the first time a unique treasure of church plate, including a cross believed to imbed a piece of Christ's crucifix.

Society | May 7, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1375

Athens Swirls in Longest Chain Dance of Bulgaria

Tens of thousands of Bulgarians, Greeks and guests to Athens are expected to join the longest chain dance (called "choro") in the world.

Society | May 7, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1045

Glimpses, Tastes from Bulgaria Enchant Brussels

Bulgarian hospitality has conquered Brussels with national stands in the European capital offering tastes and glimpses from here.

Society | May 6, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1200

Bulgarian Farmers Feast Guardian of Shepherds

On the sidelines of celebrations of the Day of Bulgarian valour, May 6 marks also the national feast Gergyovden. The day of holy martyr St George the Victor has been traditionally celebrated on Bulgarian Orthodox calendar.

Society | May 6, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 769

Bulgaria's EU Babies Celebrate 1st Birthday

Bulgaria's Euro babies celebrated together their first birthday on Friday on the special invitation of Bulgarian EP Observer Hristina Hristova. More than 60 EU babies from across the country celebrated their 1st birthday at a party under the aegis of Bul

Society | May 5, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1127

Forks and Corks: Cheesy Catfish

Ingredients: 1 egg

Society | May 5, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 455