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Sofia Zoo-Favourite Place for the Weekend

Bulgaria is enjoying again warm weather after the rains, which suddenly began to pour at the end of August. The capital's citizens decided to relax from the hard work Saturday and many of them went to the zoo.

Society | September 2, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 801

Bulgarian Radio Introduces Concert Season Program

Bulgarian Classic FM Radio introduced Friday its schedule for the forthcoming concert season, which will start on September 4. The program's two concert cycles are "The Concertmasters" and "Biochim Classic Jam".

Society | September 2, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 737

Bulgarian Coastal Resort Hosts Twins Meeting

Bulgaria's Black Sea coastal resort Golden Sands hosted an annual twins meeting for a fifteenth year in a row. The event, said to be one of a kind, was traditionally held on the first Saturday of September.

Society | September 2, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 546

Bulgaria Called the Best Place to Make Babies

Bulgaria has been pronounced the best place to have a baby by the French magazine Le Nouvel Observateur. The country recently took measures to fight a low birth-rate: the term of maternity leave has been prolonged to 315 days during which the mother rece

Society | September 1, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2852

Ministerial Gift for Tourists Leaving Bulgaria

Bulgaria's European Affairs Minister Meglena Kuneva gave a present to some 1,000 German, Belgian, British and Scandinavian tourists leaving the country. The gift is a book, comprising stories by Bulgarian authors, translated in English and German, Petar

Society | September 1, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 865

Health: Less TV for Good Memory

People who care about keeping their mind healthy should watch less TV, and read more fiction books instead, US scientists advise. Results from a National Memory Test that was carried out by the University of Queensland indicated that people who watch TV

Society | September 1, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 694

Forks and Corks: Blue Cheese Chicken Wing Dip

Ingredients: 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

Society | September 1, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 773

Shot in Bulgaria "Black Dahlia" Launches Venice Film Festival

The Black Dahlia, the most expensive movie ever shot in Bulgaria, kicked off the traditional film festival in the beautiful and romantic Venice.

Society | August 31, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3754

Earth's Ozone Layer to Recover by 2050s

Earth's ozone layer, which got thinner in 1980s, may fully recover by the middle of the century, according to experts from NASA and other agencies. Human-made chemicals, such as the chlorofluorocarbons found in some refrigerants and aerosol propellants a

Society | August 31, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 992

Beckhams Expecting Fourth Baby

Football star David Beckham and his wife Victoria are expecting another child, media broke Wednesday. With three sons already forming part of Beckham's own mini football team, the couple are now hoping to finally get to paint a bedroom in pink and have e

Society | August 30, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1466

Bulgaria's "Te" to Tune up Simply Red Crowd

The band of Bulgarian pop charmer Lyubo, "Te," will be warming up the crowd for Simply Red's concert in September. Bulgaria's act will perform for 20 minutes before the legendary UK band hits the stage, media revealed on Wednesday.

Society | August 30, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 842

MTV Anti-Trafficking Show Rocks Sofia

Brit pop, DJ mastery and hip-hop melted into one deafening night in Sofia Wednesday, when MTV threw a unique party to fight women trafficking. MTV Exit was participated by both international and Bulgarian music whizzes - including Brit-pop sensation Ian

Society | August 30, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1366

Bulgaria's First Playmate Gives Birth to Boy

Yuliana Kancheva, one of Bulgaria's top models and the country's first Playboy cover girl, has given birth to a baby boy. Newspapers revealed that the delivery took place earlier than expected, but all went well for the mom and little Kristiyan.

Society | August 30, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1855

Bulgaria Triumphs with Two Gold Medals at Tourism Olympics

Bulgaria won two gold and one silver medals at the Balkan Tourism Olympics that took place over the weekend in Nis, Serbia, Darik News reported.

Society | August 30, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 798

Christo Back at Bulgarian Home Town

For the first time ever, Bulgaria-born conceptual artist Christo will make a symbolic return to his hometown of Gabrovo by a photo exhibition of his free art display "The Gates."

Society | August 30, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1555

Bulgarian Music Company Slams Roma Crooks

Organizers of Ceca Velickovic's mega show in Bulgaria released Tuesday an angry message against Roma ticket speculators. Men of the minority have been buying scores of tickets, with the apparent intent to sell them later at a higher price, Pick and More

Society | August 29, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 989

Love Blvd Reminds Sofia of Breast Cancer Risks

Cosmetics giant Avon opened a pedestrian boulevard in Sofia within the framework of its charity campaign against breast cancer. The initiative aims to raise awareness of breast cancer as a problem to the whole society, not only to the women hit by the di

Society | August 29, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 843

Hepatitis Creeps to Non-Roma Bulgarians

Bulgaria's second largest city is seeing a hepatitis epidemic spreading out from Roma districts to the rest of the population, Darik News revealed on Monday. New cases have been registered in Sheker Mahala, and in worst-hit Stolipinovo the number of pati

Society | August 28, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 796

Bulgaria's Newest Thracian Sensation was Priestess Funeral

Bulgarian archeologists suggested that the fresh sensational find was from a priestess funeral, media reported Monday. The gold and silver objects found near Sinemorets the past weekend were dated back to the 3rd Century B.

Society | August 28, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3327

"24" Smashes Rivals at Emmy Awards

Fox Network's "24" spy thriller swept the Emmy Awards on Sunday winning the prize as best drama series.

Society | August 28, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 941

Bulgarians Unearth Unique Thracian Gold Treasure

A unique Thracian gold treasure has been unearthed near the eastern Bulgarian village of Sinemorets, at the mouth of Veleka River.

Society | August 27, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2198