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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

2.8% of Bulgaria's Population Down with the Flu

About 2.8 percent of the people in Bulgaria's population have contracted the flu that has been plaguing the country in the past couple of weeks.

Society | January 23, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 785

Bulgaria's Flu Epidemic to Peak in Days

Bulgaria will most likely see the peak of its flu epidemic for the year in the end of the week, doctors have predicted. Angel Kunchev from the Health Ministry's anti-epidemic department told Darik News he expected that the flu would also spread to the no

Society | January 23, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 693

Scandalous Novel Mars Bulgaria's Ex-Vice President Memory

A scandalous novel by the adopted daughter of late poetess and vice president of Bulgaria Blaga Dimitrova has hit the market amid public outcry and grave doubts of credibility. Hanna Dimitrova is a Vietnamese, who comes to Bulgaria after Dimitrova's visi

Society | January 22, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1222

Bulgaria's Darik Radio Marks Birthday with Special Programme

Bulgaria's Darik Radio had a special festive programme and many surprises for its audience on Monday when the popular medium celebrated its 14th birthday. The celebrations went under the motto "The difference is in the radio", and the audience was treate

Society | January 22, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1232

Bulgaria Tops Europe's Record High Temperatures

Temperatures in northern Bulgaria exceeded 20 degrees marking a new wintertime heat record on Sunday. The mercury hit 21 degrees centigrade in Pleven, outracing the 1948 record of 21 degrees.

Society | January 21, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1505

Commissioner Kuneva Destines Bulgaria's First EU Baby

EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva and Labour Minister Emilia Maslarova destined all the best to Bulgaria's first and last babies born on the threshold of the New Year. At a special ceremony on Sunday, commissioner Kuneva wished baby Denitsa Nikolaeva and he

Society | January 21, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1249

Sofia's Health Authorities Alert of Flu Epidemic

Sofia will be in a state of flu epidemic as of January 22, the Regional Health Inspection has announced.

Society | January 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 963

First Bulgarian on MTV to Shoot Video in Havana

The first Bulgarian that ever made it to the MTV news charts is going to Havana to shoot the video to her latest song "Don't Say No". Svetla Ivanova is leaving on Wednesday with the reassurance that the English-language version of the song titled "No, no

Society | January 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1206

Cream Zucchini Soup

INGREDIENTS: 2 medium zucchini (400 g), washed, cut in cubes

Society | January 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 828

To Go

SOFIA ARTS GALLERY... ...where models of some of Leonardo daVinci's greatest inventions are on display.

Society | January 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 600

To Do

GET... ...a flu shot, before the epidemic hits Sofia full throttle.

Society | January 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 409

Novinite.com Readers Make Their Own Good News

Novinite.com editorial staff and its readers once again proved they make a great team together.

Society | January 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 749

"The Splendour of Bulgaria" Flies from Brussels to Sofia

Art connoisseurs in Sofia will have the opportunity to see the much-talked-about exhibition "The Splendour of Bulgaria" for free on January 22. The unique exhibition was displayed in the building of the European Parliament in Brussels days after Bulgaria

Society | January 18, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 926

Beckhams Looking to Buy Neverland

David Beckham and his wife Victoria are interested in buying Michael Jackson's infamous Neverland estate, British media have announced. Comfortable with the EUR 250 M that he will receive in the next five years after his transfer to LA Galaxy, Beckham do

Society | January 17, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2328

The Guinness Go-to Guy Marks New Record in Bulgaria

Ashrita Furman, holder of the most records in the Guinness World Records, added one more entry to his list of extraordinary feats.

Society | January 17, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 780

St. Anthony's Day Celebrated in Bulgaria

The Orthodox Church in Bulgaria celebrates on January 17 Saint Anthony's Day (Antonovden) to protect people from illnesses. It is also the holiday of all who bear the name of Saint Anthony.

Society | January 17, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1561

Young Bulgarian Talents Awarded Scholarships

Twelve Bulgarian students were awarded scholarships in a competition prizing the young talents in the art field on Tuesday. The competition was held for the second time by "Gallery of the Bulgarian Talents" fund, jointly established by Todoroff wine cell

Society | January 16, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1363

Bulgarian Pop Diva Heads Jury for Music Idol Auditions

Four Bulgarian musicians will choose the participants in the Music Idol talent contest, which will be on TV screens from March.

Society | January 15, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2282

Bansko Culture Sweeps Sofia

Masked well-wishers (koukeri) from Bulgaria's mountain hotspot of Bansko paraded through Sofia on Sunday. Part of the "Bansko Visits Sofia" initiative, the parade heralded a concert of folk music from the Pirin Mountains that will take place Sunday eveni

Society | January 14, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1271

Bulgaria's Movie Art Honoured with Nameless "Oscars"

Bulgaria's movie guild gathered Saturday for the second annual film awards in the country. The local "Oscars" still don't have a name, but that doesn't stop those who win the female statuette from feeling proud of their achievement.

Society | January 14, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 960