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"Amorous" Andy Warhol Gifts Offered in Sofia

A Sofia boutique for finest porcelain boasted this week special designer collections bringing the mood of St. Valentine.

Society | February 9, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 686

Drum Virtuoso Braces for Sofia Stage

The mostly off-standard drummer Nick D'Virgilio will be guest musician for the February 17 concert of progressive band Fates Warning (FW) in Sofia. Playing as vocal weapon for the band, providing lots of background work while handling high lead chores, D

Society | February 9, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 531

Bulgarians Eye Serbia's Lotto Jackpot

Many Bulgarians are travelling to Serbia to take part in the in its state lottery, media reported. The jackpot in the Serbian lottery reached EUR 1 M.

Society | February 9, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1201

Big Brother Finalist Lands in Playboy

The Bulgarian teenage model who recently reached the Big Brother finals will land on the next cover of Playboy Bulgaria, media said. Svetlozara Trendafilova, aged 19, failed to sweep the BGN 200,000 (approximately EUR 100,000) prize, but received plenty

Society | February 8, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5546

Bulgaria Joins EU Crusade for Safer Internet

Bulgaria marks Tuesday the international Safer Internet Day, celebrated by a total of 30 countries in Europe and the rest of the world. This is the first time for Bulgaria to participate the campaign, which is part of a coherent approach of the European

Society | February 8, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2651

Dimitrovgrad Puts Forward Teen Belle

The southern Bulgarian town of Dimitrovgrad has chosen its top beauty for 2005 Monday night, bringing teenager Maria Bineva into the limelight. The 17-year-old will have the chance to compete for the Miss Bulgaria 2005 title.

Society | February 8, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2047

Bulgaria Welcomes Free Software Founder

The founder of the free software Richard Stallman will hold a two-hour lecture in Bulgaria. Stallman will arrive in Sofia to take part in the annual conference WebTech 2005.

Society | February 7, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1410

Fire Dance Show Rivals for Ballet Laureate

Unique fire dances were part of the ballet show of choreographer Petya Stoykova who rivaled Sunday for the award after the name of outstanding Bulgarian ballet dancer Margarita Arnaudova. Besides this dance titled "Movements.

Society | February 6, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 816

Ice Masterpieces Emerge on Bansko Slopes

Ice and snow are being inspired with new life, as talented artists took on sculpturing their ice masterpieces on the mountain slopes of Bansko resort. The twinkling ice figures are rivaling in the special winter-time contest Finlandia Ice Refresh Event (

Society | February 6, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1178

Rio Revels in Carnival Spell

Rotund King Momo, who symbolizes the various excesses on happy display at Rio's carnival, has got the party started with customary frenzy of feathers, skin and fast-moving hips.

Society | February 5, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1412

Wedding Style Glitters on Sofia Catwalk

A dozen fashion houses of Bulgaria dressed some of the nation's most beautiful women in wedding gowns at a fashion show on Friday night. Catwalk divas with breath-stopping hair-cuts stepped on the catwalk in gowns of Millennium, Princess, Romantica, Shush

Society | February 5, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1108

Sofia Trilled on Vienna Ball Night

The elite of Bulgaria gathered Saturday night at the traditional Vienna ball held for a fifth time under the aegis of Austrian Ambassador to Sofia Karl Diem. The glittering event is traditionally organised by the Vienna Club Association and Austrian Emba

Society | February 5, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1282

Big Brother Dutch Producer Scowls at Bulgarian Slavi's Show

Dutch producer Endemol, which sold the format for Big Brother to Bulgaria's Nova TV last year, denied it mulls to sue the most popular local TV talk show "Slavi's Show". Rumours have it that the Dutch giant suspects the talk show of copying its hit reali

Society | February 4, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1446

Bulgarian Genius Joins US Informatics Team

Bulgarian Ivaylo Riskov will be among the young talents of the US informatics team that will take part in international Olympiad in China. The young talent is part of the Massachusetts Technological University team where he is currently studying.

Society | February 4, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 597

Forks and Corks: Bean and Bacon Soup

Ingredients: 1 (15 ounce) can ranch-style beans

Society | February 4, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 423

Fashion: Belt-Up Your Style

In a succession to the winter season, belts will continue to be one of the top accessories for Spring/ Summer 2005 - get the full pack necessary for different occasions. A fine, genuine leather belt of one - one and a half centimeter in width is the per

Society | February 4, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 479

Science: Robots Enter Reproduction Stage

South Korean scientists said they have created the world's first artificial species, a robot with genes and chromosomes, the Korea Times reported. Kim Jong-Hwan, professor at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, said his team developed a r

Society | February 4, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1154

Greece Remembers Eminent Bulgarian Poet

The Greek Embassy in Sofia commemorated the life and works of Bulgarian poet Stefan Gechev, who helped to bring closer to the Bulgarian audience the best in classic and modern Greek literature. The event, co-organized by the recently set-up group "Friend

Society | February 2, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 744

Christo, Jeanne-Claude Eye Arkanzas River for Wrapping

Bulgaria-born artist Christo and his wife Jeanne-Claude have decided to wrap the Arkanzas river in Colorado, the Guardian reads. The avant-guard couple is determined to wait for years if needed to have their project fulfilled.

Society | February 2, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 798

American College in Sofia Invites Young Hopefuls

The American College of Sofia (ACS) opens February 15 the registration campaign for the 2005 admission exam which takes place March 20, the College officials announced Tuesday. The applicants can submit all the necessary documents February 15, 16, 17, 22

Society | February 2, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 799

Living Violin Legend Performs in Sofia

The world-famous violin virtuoso Nigel Kennedy is visiting Bulgaria to perform in country's capital March 18.

Society | February 2, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 695
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