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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

Porn Stars Flock to Sofia in March

Porn stars from Eastern Europe are to flock to Bulgaria's capital Sofia in March for the major Eros show. The erotic show will take place March 22 to 25 and will be opened from 6pm to 1 am.

Society | February 3, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 66313

Prince, Princess of Asturia to Spend 2 Days in Bulgaria

Spain's Prince Felipe and his wife Princess Letizia will spend two days in Bulgaria. The royal couple will arrive in Sofia February 9 and will leave February 10.

Society | February 3, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1950

Forks&Corks: Baked Tomatoes Stuffed with Spinach

Ingredients: 1 1/4 lb. fresh spinach, 1/2 C.

Society | February 3, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 697

Science: New Planet Tops Pluto for Size

An icy, rocky world reported last year to be orbiting the Sun in the distant reaches of the Solar System really is bigger than Pluto, scientists say.

Society | February 3, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 561

Poultry Dominates Christ's Temple Feast

On the day of Christ Temple's Presentation, February 2, Bulgarian folk tradition marks Cock's Day when people feast with chicken.

Society | February 2, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 944

Charity Promoted at Vienna Ball in Sofia

The traditional for Sofia Vienna Ball will once again promote charity, the organizers of the event announced. The ball that will take place on February 11 will be under the aegis of Austrian Ambassador H.

Society | February 2, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1167

Bulgaria Marks Day of Wine Makers

Bulgaria marks on February 1 the professional holiday of vine-growers and wine-makers, which has been officially celebrated in the country since 1962. The festival brings a cunning smile to the faces of many Bulgarians as it is usually honored with a lot

Society | February 1, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1214

Gay Cowboy Drama Leads Oscar Nominations

Gay cowboy drama "Brokeback Mountain", the story of two male ranch hands, secured a total of eight nominations for the 78th annual Academy Awards. "Brokeback," based on a short story by E.

Society | January 31, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1399

Bulgaria Runs out of Tickets for Depeche Mode Gig

Tickets for the much anticipated concert of Depeche Mode have finished just a week after put for sale.

Society | January 31, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1409

Eros Ramazotti, Simply Red, Nazareth, Pearl Jam in Bulgaria

Another Bulgarian coastal city will try to earn musical glory in the summer of 2006. Nessebar has attracted names like Eros Ramazotti, Simply Red, Nazareth and Pearl Jam.

Society | January 31, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 10592

Sofia Zoo Eldest Elephant Dies Aged 58

One of the symbols of Sofia's Zoo the elephant Sivitri passed away Monday morning aged 58, which is equal to 100 human years. The elephant named after an Indian goddess was first transported to Sofia from India at the age of 7.

Society | January 30, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2479

Sofia Welcomes Jazz Legend Dee Dee Bridgewater in March

One of the world's greatest jazz performers Dee Dee Bridgewater will enchant Sofia's jazz lovers in March. The two-time Grammy award winner will conquer Sofia stage on March 28 on the special invitation of Jazz+ festival and with the cooperation of the F

Society | January 30, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 971