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Street Parade Commemorates Car Crash Victim in Bulgaria

The friends of a 20-year-old Bulgarian, who was killed in a car crash, have found a way to honour his memory with a smile, Darik News reported. Spanish DJ Aldolf Marsan and locals Balthazar and Jackrock will throw a street parade in the Kaloyan Kolev's n

Society | October 26, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 774

Sunshine Marks "Winter Herald" in Orthodox Bulgaria

Orthodox Bulgarians mark Thursday the St Dimitar Day, believed to herald the beginning of winter, amid forecasts of warm, sunny weather. According to Christian mythology, St Dimitar, "master of frost and snow", rides a red horse and the year's first snow

Society | October 26, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 646

Bulgaria Celebrates 400th Anniversary of Rembrandt's Birth

Bulgaria celebrates 400th anniversary of Rembrandt's birth with a special exhibition at the Academy Gallery, which opend on Wednesday. The exhibition, which is part of the world celebrations on the occasion, includes helio-engravings and digital prints o

Society | October 25, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 733

Europe's Oldest Child Skeleton Excavated in Bulgaria

An 8000 years old child's skeleton was found in the Ohoden village, north Bulgaria, at archaeological excavations, Darik News reported.

Society | October 25, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1475

Seal's Gigs Moves Sofia

British pop soul star Seal brought his melodic tunes to Bulgaria for the first time on October 25. The show proved to be a unique one, especially bearing in mind the singer's reputation for making each concert a true spectacle.

Society | October 25, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4724

Bulgarians, French Join Efforts in Kidney Transplantation

A team of French doctors carried out a kidney transplantation from a live donor (mother) to a 15-yea-old girl in Sofia's Pirogov emergency hospital, Bulgaria's Health Ministry announced.

Society | October 25, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 635

Heating Workers Stumble Upon Ancient Tombs in Sofia

Construction workers, digging for heating pipes, stumbled upon a surprising discovery right before the building of the Agriculture Ministry in Sofia. Two tombs that were most likely connected with the West Serdika necropolis were unearthed in the digs, b

Society | October 24, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1590

Bulgaria "Charmed" Hollywood Star Hilary Duff

US movie star Hilary Duff is enjoying her first visit to Bulgaria, as she is shooting a Nu Image movie in the country's second city of Plovdiv. Duff is charmed by what she has seen from the country so far, and she likes the people a lot, Producer Les Wel

Society | October 24, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 13196

Romanian Hottie Outruns Bulgarian in Miss Maxim 2006

Bulgarian Beauty Vanya Rangelova has ranked second in the world Miss Maxim competition, right after Romanian Cristina Dimitriu. With the two countries racing for a better first impression at the EU entry, this second place is yet another blow for Bulgari

Society | October 23, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8542

Dolly Parton Launches European Tour

Famed Country singer Dolly Parton is launching her first European tour in close to 40 years. The last time the ample-bosomed blonde toured Europe was in 1970, and she will be returning come March of 2007.

Society | October 23, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1314

Bulgarian Princess Prefers to be Surprised by Her Baby's Sex

Bulgarian princess Kalina, the youngest child of former Bulgarian king and prime minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg, announced she would prefer not to know the sex of her baby until the day it is born, she said in an interview for Bulgarian 24 Hours daily.

Society | October 23, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3132

Bulgarian Princess Kalina Pregnant with First Child

The youngest child of former Bulgarian king and prime minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg, Kalina is pregnant, Trud daily reported. Kalina's baby will be Simeon's 11th grandchild.

Society | October 22, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4326

Bulgarian Movie Stands Chances of Winning Oscar

Bulgarian director Milena Andonova's debut feature film Monkeys in Winter (Maimuni prez zimata) has already grabbed several local and international movie awards and is now heading off for the Oscars' red carpet. The reel will go to the first round, where

Society | October 21, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1334

Bulgaria's Stoitchkov Moves Next-Door to Michael Jackson

The coach of Bulgaria's national football team Hristo Stoitchkov and the king of pop Michael Jackson are about to become neighbours, Standard daily reported.

Society | October 21, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1792

British Band Duran Duran Rock Sofia

The world famous British new wave band Duran Duran held a unique show on Friday in Sofia's Winter Palace of Sports. The show started with an hour of delay but when the front man Simon Le Bon finally appeared on stage with the opening words "Good evening,

Society | October 21, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2131

Sofia Discos

**My Mojito ** 12 Ivan Vazov Str.

Society | October 21, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 493

Week in Advance

Saturday ** A day before the presidential elections, Bulgarians reflect on their vote for next president of Bulgaria **

Society | October 21, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 409

Sofia Clubs

** Bar Na Kraia Na Vselenata Hristo Belchev ** 1 Hristo Belchev Str.

Society | October 21, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 528

Science: NASA Orbiter Reveals New Details of Mars

During its first week of observations from low orbit, NASA's newest Mars spacecraft is already revealing new clues about both recent and ancient environments on the red planet.

Society | October 20, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1022

To Go

IVAN VAZOV NATIONAL THEATRE ... ... where the great Naum Shopov will be celebrating his 75th birthday with a memorable appearance in King Lear on October 25.

Society | October 20, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 391

To Do

SING... ... along to the melodic ballads by Seal at his concert on Wednesday.

Society | October 20, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 393