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Bulgarian Beauty, Fashion Hand in Hand against Breast Cancer

Bulgarian ladies who came out victorious in the fight against breast cancer stepped on the catwalk Thursday showing off latest fashion trends. Shouldered by professional models, dozens of ordinary women who once suffered the grave illness, dressed in Bet

Society | November 2, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1364

Genetically Modified Food Discovered in Bulgaria

There are foods in Bulgaria's market that are genetically modified according to a several-month research carried out by the public environment and stable development centre and by For the Earth Association.

Society | November 2, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3597

World Premiere Marks Beiersdorf Bulgaria's 5th Birthday

Bulgaria joined the world premiere of Nivea's freshest anti-age cream DNAge, with a celebration that also marked the fifth birthday of parent company Beiersdorf Bulgaria.

Society | November 2, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 713

Sofia Hosts International Festival Cinemania 2006

Sofia has officially opened the 20th, jubilee Cinemania International Festival.

Society | November 2, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1063

State Award Bestowed on Bulgarian Literary Classic

The renowned Bulgarian writer Bogomil Raynov was awarded the state honour Paisii Hilendarski for 2006. The award was presented to him by Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev.

Society | November 1, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1069

Sofia Unveils WWII Ruined Stained Glass

Bulgaria's state exchequer has officially re-inaugurated a high-art stained glass ruined in Sofia's WWII bombardment. The artistic glass mosaic is one of three stained walls of the Bulgarian National Bank's building, completely ruined 30 March 1944.

Society | November 1, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1061

Breast Cancer May Be Hereditary

British scientists have discovered that breast cancer may be hereditary, with mothers passing it on their daughters. To come up to this conclusion experts have monitored the families of women who suffer from the disease.

Society | November 1, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 856

Traffic Woes Mark Enlighteners Day in Bulgaria

Celebrations of Bulgaria's National Enlighteners Day gathered speed across the country on Wednesday when parades throughout Sofia and other cities closed several main boulevards, causing traffic jams. Just a day after the hellish traffic due to the Levsk

Society | November 1, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 888

Bulgarians Parade to Meet Enlighteners Day

Celebrations of Bulgaria's National Enlighteners Day commenced a day earlier across the country. On November 1 Bulgarians pay tribute to those committed to teaching, studying, culture or scientific works.

Society | October 31, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 949

Warner Bros. to Shoot Horror Movie in Bulgaria

The US company Warner Brothers will shoot a horror movie at the bridge in Bulgaria's seaside city of Burgas.

Society | October 30, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1528

Bulgarian Patriarch Maxim Turns 92

Bishops from Bulgaria's Holy Synod will hold a special holy mass on Sunday to honour Patriarch Maxim's 92 birthday. The mass will be held in the St Alexander Nevski Cathedral, in the heart of Sofia.

Society | October 29, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 869

Bulgaria Unwinds Clocks by Hour on Sunday

Bulgaria is setting the clocks back at 4.00 am sharp on October 29 to return to standard time.

Society | October 28, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1208

French Beauty Grabs Miss Europe 2006

Miss France, Alexandra Rosenfeld, has won the Miss Europe 2006 title in hot rivalry held in Kyiv, Ukraine. Blonde Rosenfeld, aged 19, comes from the southern Languedoc region.

Society | October 28, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 9476

Bulgarian Medics Follow Live Unique Eye Surgery

Bulgarian surgeons have made a unique retina surgical intervention, broadcast live for the first time. Four patients underwent complex surgery on their retina in the eye clinic with Saint George University Hospital in Plovdiv.

Society | October 28, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 975

Bulgarian University Dean Grabs Novel of the Year Award

The Sofia University's Dean Boyan Biolchev has been bestowed the Bulgarian Novel of the Year Award for his Varoe's Amazon. Biolchev grabbed the award of BGN 10,000 for his novel and its English translation in contest with five other short-listed novelist

Society | October 28, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1025

Week in Advance

Saturday ** Concert of jazz musician Al Di Meola in Sofia, Bulgaria **

Society | October 27, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 439

TO GO

VITOSHA... ...Sofia's fabulous mountain park is celebrating its birthday this weekend, so why not go and take in a lungful of fresh air.

Society | October 27, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 438

TO DO

DON'T FORGET... ...to turn the clock back an hour Sunday or you might end up being early for work on Monday.

Society | October 27, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 495

Beef Kavarma

Ingredients: 400-500 g frying beef steak, 1 onion, 1 clove of garlic, 1 glass of wine, 3-4 tbsp of fat or oil, 1 tbsp cornflour, 1/2 cup beef stock, paprika, pepper, salt

Society | October 27, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 748

Springfield's Style Comes to Bulgaria

Spanish clothing line Springfield has finally landed in Bulgaria to the joy of local customers. The company that first started out designing clothes for men only, has already tapped the female market with their fashion line "Springfield woman" which is e

Society | October 27, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1560

Same-Sex Marriages Discussed in Sofia

Hundreds of gays and lesbians are discussing the matters of same-sex marriages and families at the 28th Annual Conference of the International ILGA Association.

Society | October 27, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1250