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Bulgaria's "Prince of Ballads" Melts MTV Chart

MTV's World Chart Express melted by the voice of Bulgaria's Grafa, often called the "Prince of Ballads", after his song "The Happiest Man" reached second place. The first place in the chart is still occupied by Robbie Williams.

Society | September 26, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1099

Charming Mini Ladies Rival for Beauty Crown

Charming ladies aged between 4 and 15 have opened a hot competition for the beauty crown of The Little Miss 2006. The contest held for the third time in Bulgaria's second largest city of Plovdiv is organised in four age groups.

Society | September 25, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 959

Day of Open Doors for Bulgaria's Thracian Gold Treasures

Hundreds of Sofia citizens and visitors to the capital queued up in front of the National History Museum Sunday morning, not missing the opportunity to see the sensational Thracian gold treasures for free. The exhibition features five gold Thracian treas

Society | September 24, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1166

Spanish Flamenco Chill Brings Autumn Thrills to Sofia

One of Spain's biggest thrills at the moment, a flamenco chill band by the name of Chambao staged a concert in Sofia.

Society | September 24, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 693

Thracian Gold Treasures Back on Display in Sofia

Sofia citizens and visitors to the capital will have a new opportunity to see the sensational Thracian gold treasures after they made a furore in the Black Sea city of Varna throughout the summer.

Society | September 23, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1244

US Makes Obligatory AIDS Tests

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have recommended that all teenagers and most adults have HIV tests as part of routine medical care. The move comes after data shows that too many Americans are infected with the AIDS virus without knowing

Society | September 23, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 693

Bulgaria Joins Europe's Car Free Day

Bulgaria has joined Europe's Car Free Day aimed both to reduce the use of cars and to improve road safety. Recent figures, and particularly statistics of deaths on the roads, have suggested that much more must be done to reduce the number of fatalities o

Society | September 22, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 818

Forks&Corks: Sesame Broccoli

Ingredients: 1 pound fresh broccoli; 1 tablespoon vegetable oil; 1 tablespoon vinegar; 1 tablespoon soy sauce; 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon granulated sugar; 1 tablespoon sesame seed, toasted

Society | September 22, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 802

Science: Sunless Tan Invented

Scientists have given mice a tan without exposing them to the sun, BBC reported.

Society | September 22, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 890

Special Flooring for Barefoot Flamenco Chill Diva in Sofia

Spanish leaders in the Flamenco Chill genre Chambao will get special flooring for their Sofia concert, as lead vocal La Mari performs barefoot, organizers have announced. La Mari always appears before the audience barefoot, as this makes her feel at home

Society | September 21, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1316

Actors' Blood Pressure Checked for Heart's Day in Bulgaria

Bulgarian actors had their blood pressure checked in Sofia, in celebration of the day of the heart - September 24. Drama masters and organizers from Astra Zeneka tried to urge more people from Sofia to drop by the National Theatre, where they can have th

Society | September 21, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 671

Judo Champ, Models, Military Men in Bulgaria's 1st Survivor

Bulgaria's first Survivor reality show has gathered quite a mix of contestants with a judo champ, models, a librarian and a grandma in the 16 that were "stranded" on a Dominican island. A man, who used to work for the communist state security agency, and

Society | September 20, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1127

Duran Duran Open MusicJam Fest in Bulgaria

UK pop wonders Duran Duran will open Sofia's MusicJam festival on October 20, organizers announced. Bulgarians will get the chance to see live the band that took the name of a mad scientist from the Jane-Fonda 1968 sci-fi Barbarella, for the price of BGN

Society | September 20, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1020

Bulgaria Meets Autumn/Winter in Style

With coming cooler and rainier autumn days Bulgarian fashion world has started revealing its style and designs for season Autumn/Winter 2006-2007.

Society | September 20, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1684

Int'l Puppet Fair Bemuses Sofia

Colourful costumes, extravagant spectacles and extreme skills from all over the world pour in downtown Sofia to celebrate the International Puppet Fair.

Society | September 19, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 882

Brit Funk Band Gigs Retroglide in Bulgaria

Brit funk band Level 42 staged a major gig in Sofia to mark the fifth birthday of local Jazz FM radio.

Society | September 19, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1142

Bulgaria's Big Brother 3 to See Baby Birth, Prize Set at EUR 250,000

Big Brother 3 has served another portion of shock and sensation after it announced the birth of a baby will take place live in next three months. Svetlana, 33, a mother of a child, entered the Big Brother house in the seventh month of pregnancy.

Society | September 18, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2321

Gilded Muses Reopen Bulgaria's Theatre Hearth

The National Theatre "Ivan Vazov" has revealed a gleaming facade with renewed gilded frieze of its muses. For several months scaffolding was propped up to enable renovation works of the theatre's outdoor decoration.

Society | September 18, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 851

Da Vinci's Works in Sofia Insured for EUR 4.6 M

The insurance of the 16 Renaissance manuscripts on art, exhibited at the National Library costs EUR 4.6 M per month, reports Trud daily.

Society | September 18, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 825

First Female Space Tourist Blasts off

An Iranian-American telecommunications entrepreneur became Monday the world's first female space tourist by heading for the international space station aboard a Russian spacecraft.

Society | September 18, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 826

Da Vinci Originals on Display in Bulgaria

Sixteen precious original works of genius Da Vinci and art by other Renaissance masters are on display at the National Library in Sofia, where they will thrill audiences for the next few weeks. Security measures at the National Library have been beefed u

Society | September 18, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 875