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Serbian Folk Singer Ceca Velickovic Brings to Ecstasy Bulgarian Fans

Ample-bosomed Serbian folk singer Ceca Velickovic brought to ecstasy thousands of Bulgarian and Macedonian fans at her much-awaited concert in Sofia. Emotions ran high not least because of an hour and a half delay and the scandalous support act of Ceca's

Society | September 15, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 9723

Sofia Joins World's Biggest Dance Party for Peace

Sofia will join for the third time the Earthdance event, which unifies more than 250 towns in 60 countries in a virtual dance floor in support of global peace and environment protection.

Society | September 15, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 991

Sofia Displays Da Vinci's Treatise on Painting

Security measures at the National Library in Sofia will be beefed up over the next three weeks, when it will display the first of its kind exhibition - "Leonardo da Vinci. The Artistic and technical paining during the Italian Renaissance.

Society | September 15, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 818

Health: Green Tea Cuts Illness Risk

Drinking green tea can substantially cut the risk of a range of illnesses, according to a Japanese study. The research found the risk of fatal cardiovascular disease was cut by more than a quarter, BBC informed.

Society | September 15, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 996

Forks&Corks: Stewed-Tomato Bruschetta

Ingredients: 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil; 3 large garlic cloves, thinly sliced lengthwise; 2 Turkish bay leaves or 1 California; 2 whole cloves; 1 celery rib, finely chopped; 1 medium onion, finely chopped (1 cup); 1/2 Italian frying pepper, finely c

Society | September 15, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 661

Bulgaria Rides Latest Science to Fight Breast Cancer

One in every three women in Bulgaria medically screened has had breast cancer, according to latest medical checks of the disease.

Society | September 14, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 915

Gay Idol Elopes Ahead of Last Concert in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's famed Roma transvestite Azis exchanged rings and vows with his long-time lover Niki Kitaetsa (The Chinese), at a special ceremony in Sofia on Wednesday. The couple gathered their friends for their engagement at the capital's Cool House Biad, j

Society | September 14, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 36630

Prelim Big Brother Shoots Start in Secret in Bulgaria

The third season of Big Brother in Bulgaria will start in secret several days before it was supposed to, organizers from Nova TV have surprisingly revealed. The 16 to enter the refurbished house, however would not be the official players but their backup

Society | September 14, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 831

Holy Cross Day Spells End of Summer in Bulgaria

Orthodox Christians in Bulgaria celebrate the day of the Holy Cross on September 14, which is believed to spell the end of summer and the settling of autumn.

Society | September 14, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 819

Sofia Mayor Talks Football with Serbian Folk Diva

Sofia Mayor Boyko Borissov discussed Wednesday the Barcelona-Levski soccer game with slightly stunned Serbian folk star Ceca Velickovic. The two met at the municipality office, with Borissov running a bit late, for he had just landed back from Barcelona

Society | September 13, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2116

New Thracian Discovery Thrills Bulgarians

Bulgaria's recent archeological triumphs continue with the discovery of over 100 ancient spearheads and arrowheads near the southeastern village of Konush. Famed archeologist Georgi Kitov an his crew have unearthed a Thracian tomb that dates back to the

Society | September 13, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1846

Bulgaria Adds Funds for HIV/AIDS Treatment

The Ministry of Health will allot subsidies to hospitals delivering diagnostics, laboratory tests and treatment of HIV/AIDS patients.

Society | September 13, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 485

First Graders Learn ABC with Patriotic Book

First grade pupils from schools in Macedonia and Serbia's Tsaribrod and Bosilegrad, will be donated ABC books at the opening of school year.

Society | September 13, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 941

Another Baby Boy in Britney's Family

Pop star Britney Spears has given birth to a second baby boy, according to US media reports. The 24-year-old pop star has reportedly given birth at a hospital in the Los Angeles area.

Society | September 13, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 741

Anna Nicole Smith's Son Dies Visiting Mom, Newborn Sister

The 20-year-old son of Anna Nicole Smith died suddenly on Sunday, while visiting her and his newborn sister in the hospital. Former model Smith, who gained worldwide popularity with her marriage to 88-year-old Texas millionaire Howard Marshall II, had ju

Society | September 12, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4423

Bulgarian TV Announces Fall Surprises in Sofia Cinema

Bulgaria's private bTV channel announced its new fall schedule with a presentation in Mall of Sofia's Cinema City. Several new series and reappearances of old-time favourites are bound to thrill viewers, bTV officials believe.

Society | September 12, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 855

Concerts, Movies, Exhibitions to Mark Sofia Holiday

Bulgaria's capital will mark its traditional holiday with a series of cultural events spanning from concerts, through movie premiers and exhibitions. More than 50 events, all free for the people of Sofia, will mark September 17, the day when Bulgarians c

Society | September 11, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 756

Sofia Opens Ultra-Modern Anglo-American School

The Anglo-American School has opened its brand new school in Sofia, boasting finely equipped classrooms, equipment and facilities.

Society | September 10, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1470

Kirkorov Lured by Bulgarian Seafood Delicacies

The northern Black Sea town of Kavarna has given the start to the traditional Shellfish and Seafood Fest luring hundreds of fans of seafood. Guests and citizens of the small town, which gained world-wide popularity as the "rock capital" of Bulgaria, had

Society | September 10, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1088

Space Shuttle Atlantis Finally Blasts Off

Space shuttle Atlantis has blasted off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida to continue construction of the International Space Station (ISS). The shuttle rose from its seaside launch pad through a partly cloudy sky at 1115 local time (1515 GMT), BBC rep

Society | September 9, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 776

Seal's Gig in Bulgaria Confirmed

Fans of British pop soul star Seal will be happy to hear that reports of his upcoming gig in Bulgaria have been confirmed. Seal will bring his melodic tunes to Bulgaria for the first time on October 25, organizers have revealed.

Society | September 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 17154