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Sofia Park Trees Take on "Ball Gowns"

Trees in Sofia's Southern Park "took on" balls as dresses to start a symbolic tour. The initiative running under the weird motto "Trees love traveling" kicked off last Thursday and is planned to last a week.

Society | January 29, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1135

Book Reveals Other Side of Bulgarian Democrats' "Father"

One of the founders of the right-wing Union of Democratic Forces in Bulgaria was remembered six years after his death with a book containing his prose. "The Labyrinth" presented Georgi Spasov in a role that Bulgarians aren't used to seeing him in - that

Society | January 29, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 853

Discount Frenzy in Sofia

With Christmas holidays come and gone, Sofia shops started offering discounts on all their goods. The biggest discounts can be seen in Sofia's fashion street - Vitosha Boulevard.

Society | January 28, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1043

1-Hour Quit Smoking Method Presented in Bulgaria

A new method for quitting smoking in just one hour was presented in Sofia at a Sunday conference.

Society | January 28, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1319

Da Vinci 3D Exhibition Attracts Thousands in Sofia

The unique reproductions and 3D scale models of Leonardo da Vinci's pictures continue to gather crowds in Sofia Sofia City Art Gallery. Sofia citizens, guests from other cities and countries queue up in front of the entrance and wait for hours to get in

Society | January 27, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1233

Bulgarian Designers Reap Applause on Paris Fashion Week

Two Bulgarian designers reaped the applause of fashion experts and guests of a haute couture review in Paris this week.

Society | January 27, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2295

Novinite.com's Youngest Member, Mother Leave Maternity Hospital

Novinite.com's youngest member, who came to the world on Wednesday, was released from hospital together with his mother.

Society | January 27, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1131

Forks&Corks: Quick Soda Loaf

Ingredients for two: 1 cup flour; 1 egg, 2 tablespoons vegetable oil; 250 ml yoghurt; ?? teaspoon baking soda; 100 g brined white cheese.

Society | January 26, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 512

To Go

SHERATON HOTEL SOFIA... ...where an exhibition of local pop and folk divas, painted without makeup on, welcomes the guests of the hotel and anyone who would wish to take a look.

Society | January 26, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 449

To Do

THINK... ...before you slide down a forbidden slope.

Society | January 26, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 552

One-Dose Anti-Flu Antibiotic Arrives in Bulgaria

Right in the midst of a flu epidemic, Pfeizer have announced that an ultra-effective antibiotic is now on the local market too. Patients only have to take one dose of the antibiotic to battle their flu, as that dose has a prolonged effect in time.

Society | January 26, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 642

UK Pop Star Smitten With Bulgarian Ice-skater

Bulgarian ice-skater Maria Fillipov has partnered up with Dunkan James from world-famous boy band "Blue" in the second season of ITV reality show "Dancing on ice".

Society | January 26, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4059

Bulgarians Not Keen on Learning Foreign Languages - Survey

Bulgarians and Swedes are the least enthusiastic about learning a second foreign language across the EU, an Italian foundation survey shows. Only 27% of their population is interested in speaking and learning more than one foreign language, says the foun

Society | January 26, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1631

Thai Delicacies at Hand in Sofia's Piccadilly Stores

Tastes and savours from all over Thailand can be found at hand in Sofia's Piccadilly chain of stores. Culinary products of sophisticated taste and creativity with exquisite taste will be offered for degustation within the Days of People's Cuisine opened

Society | January 25, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1028

Bird Flu Returns to EU through Hungary

Hungarian authorities have reported an outbreak of bird flu in the south-east of the country, the first instance of the virus in the EU since August, the European Commission said. "The European Commission has been informed by the Hungarian authorities to

Society | January 25, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1488

Ancient Songs of Wine Enchant Bulgarians

Sofia became the stage of a real wine feast on Wednesday, when ancient songs for the enchanting drink took the audience in the Altera art center on a journey through centuries of wine-praising. Starting with some of the oldest known songs in praise of wi

Society | January 25, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1283

UK's The Cure on Highest Demand for Concert in Bulgaria

UK alternative rock band The Cure organized an inquiry among their fans to find out where they are most wanted for a concert, part of their world tour.

Society | January 24, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 968

Novinite.com Family Grows by One Little Wonder

The family of Novinite.com grew with one more member on Wednesday, but it will be years before baby Eva will be able to join the team.

Society | January 24, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1067

Bulgarian Ex-Prostitutes to Create Haute Couture in Rome

Young Bulgarian women who were placed in Italian rehabilitation structures after being forced to prostitute will join the 2007 Spring/Summer Haute Couture in Rome. The initiative AltaModa, organized by the Alta Roma fashion association, has been opened t

Society | January 24, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1270

Bulgaria in the Grips of Flu

Twelve out of 26 district areas in Bulgaria were pronounced in "flu holidays" after the number of patients with the disease steadily crept up. The emergency holidays in all schools in these regions will be in place until Friday, January 26, the Education

Society | January 24, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1052

Musical Tops Oscar Nominations for 2006

The Oscar nominations for 2006 are topped by the musical Dreamgirls, which leads contenders with eight nominations. The drama movie Babel scores second with seven nominations, including picture and acting honors for two newcomers on the US screens.

Society | January 23, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3085