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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

Wine Cellar Inspires Bulgarian Artists

"Todoroff" wine-cellar launched the second edition of its "Todoroff Gallery" a national contest on the topic "Philosophy of wine and life".

Society | February 2, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 511

Japanese Pop Star Heats Up Sofia Stage

Bulgaria's and Japan's best of the pop shook hands on Sofia stage, as world famous pop singer Kazufumi Miyazawa heated up the stage together with his Bulgarian colleague, the "Crickets" legend Kiril Marichkov. Both sang Miyazawa's greatest hit "Island So

Society | February 1, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3652

Roma Decade Logo Rivals on Public Display

An open-air exhibition is showing 41 drafts that rivaled to become a logo of the campaign Decade of Roma Inclusion 2005-2015, which is officially starting on Wednesday in Sofia. The winning logo, whose author is Adriana Bancheva, Creative Director at Bul

Society | February 1, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1783

Bulgaria-Born Christo Hires Germans for "The Gates"

Bulgaria-born artist Christo and his wife Jeanne-Claude, who began wrapping New York Central Park at the beginning of the year, will have the fabric produced at Germany's Zeltplane company. A total of 100,000 sq m special yellow cloth is necessary for br

Society | February 1, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 753

Thracian Gold Exhibited in Sofia

Bulgarian people interested in history or simply art lovers will be able to enjoy the beauty of the Panagyurishte-found Thracian treasure. The golden treasure will be exhibited at the National History Museum for 40 days, Bozhidar Dimitrov, director of th

Society | February 1, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 829

Bulgaria Marks Day of Wine Makers

Bulgaria marks on Tuesday the professional holiday of vine-growers and wine-makers has been officially celebrated in the country since 1962. The celebration brings a cunning smile to the faces of many Bulgarians as it is usually honored with a lot of toa

Society | February 1, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 889

Pioneer Sport & Lifestyle Mag Launched in Bulgaria

A fresh monthly format entered the Bulgarian press market Monday, combining sport and lifestyle themes. The Slavy Magazine is published by rhythmic gymnastic legend Iliana Raeva, and has the ambition to shoot Bulgaria's sport talents into true stardom.

Society | January 31, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1120

Ice Art to Brighten Bulgaria's Bansko

Bulgaria's top winter resort of Bansko will soon lighten up with twinkling ice figures by numerous Bulgarian artists, taking part in a special winter contest. The traditional sculpture contest starts Wednesday in the Bunderishki Polyani spot near Bansko,

Society | January 31, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 540

Bulgaria-Scripted Film Stirs Spain

A movie based on a story by Bulgaria-born Adriana Davidova has pinned the attention of Spanish critics with its premiere in Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and other cities of the country. "Syndrome" is the first feature film of young Spanish director Libert

Society | January 31, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 916

Japanese Music Star Returns to Sofia

Japanese mega star Kazufumi Miyazawa will stage a major performance in Sofia on February 1 along with his band "Miyazawa" and accompanied by Bulgaria's rock legend Kiril Marichkov. The Sofia concert will be a part of his 2005 European tour that includes

Society | January 30, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4077
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