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Bulgarian Music Company Slams Roma Crooks

Organizers of Ceca Velickovic's mega show in Bulgaria released Tuesday an angry message against Roma ticket speculators. Men of the minority have been buying scores of tickets, with the apparent intent to sell them later at a higher price, Pick and More

Society | August 29, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 989

Love Blvd Reminds Sofia of Breast Cancer Risks

Cosmetics giant Avon opened a pedestrian boulevard in Sofia within the framework of its charity campaign against breast cancer. The initiative aims to raise awareness of breast cancer as a problem to the whole society, not only to the women hit by the di

Society | August 29, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 843

Hepatitis Creeps to Non-Roma Bulgarians

Bulgaria's second largest city is seeing a hepatitis epidemic spreading out from Roma districts to the rest of the population, Darik News revealed on Monday. New cases have been registered in Sheker Mahala, and in worst-hit Stolipinovo the number of pati

Society | August 28, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 796

Bulgaria's Newest Thracian Sensation was Priestess Funeral

Bulgarian archeologists suggested that the fresh sensational find was from a priestess funeral, media reported Monday. The gold and silver objects found near Sinemorets the past weekend were dated back to the 3rd Century B.

Society | August 28, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3327

"24" Smashes Rivals at Emmy Awards

Fox Network's "24" spy thriller swept the Emmy Awards on Sunday winning the prize as best drama series.

Society | August 28, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 941

Bulgarians Unearth Unique Thracian Gold Treasure

A unique Thracian gold treasure has been unearthed near the eastern Bulgarian village of Sinemorets, at the mouth of Veleka River.

Society | August 27, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2198

Rowdy Jet-Skiers Upset Tourists at Bulgaria's Seaside

High-speed lovers, who veered their jet-skis off the designated areas scared off tourists from a beach in Bulgaria. The six men tried their stunts right among holidaymakers, who had gone in for a swim at the Perla beach near Primorsko.

Society | August 27, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1019

Summer Flu Hits Central Bulgaria

Doctors in the central Bulgarian city of Gabrovo believe that a summer flu is raging throughout the town, with over 30 infected over the weekend. Patients all suffer from nausea, diarrhoea, and high fever, and usually feel better in a couple of days with

Society | August 27, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1462

Bulgarian Forgets Mother-in-Law at German Parking Lot

A Bulgarian family panicked the police in Leipzig as they forgot their mother-in-law on a parking lot in the area and only realized it later, when the woman had reported them kidnapped. The family, who live in Switzerland, were travelling back from a tri

Society | August 27, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 953

German Wins Traditional Bulgarian Salad Contest

A German lady beat Bulgarians in a contest for the quickest preparation of the traditional "Shopska" salad. The Dusseldorf doctor took part in the contest organized within the festival of peppers and tomatoes, held for the second year in the Bulgarian vi

Society | August 26, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 950

Mall of Sofia Gathers Kids, Parents For "Garfield Weekend "

Children of all ages will have a chance to meet with lazy fluffy Garfield during a weekend of fun, heralding the new movie "Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties". Labyrinths, puzzles and lots of competitions will thrill the guests of Cinema City at the mall o

Society | August 26, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 665

Sofia People's Health Worsened By Heats

The past months of scorching heat have wrecked the health of Sofia people, medics have told the media. On Friday Pirogov emergency institute has accepted a patient with heart problems every ten minutes,and many were in such a state that they had to be wh

Society | August 26, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 608

Seal to Play in Bulgaria - Report

British pop soul star Seal will be bringing his melodic tunes to Bulgaria this fall, in what will be his first concert here, reports say. Double Grammy winner Seal will take the Bulgarian audience on a trip to the land of soul on October 25, Dir.

Society | August 25, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1194

Forks and Corks: Alphabet Soup

Ingredients: 1 pound ground round

Society | August 25, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 801

Science: Rare Blue Crab Found in Bulgaria

A bright blue crab of the largest and most beautiful kind found in the Black Sea has crept to a fishing net in Bulgaria, media said Thursday. The arthropod, which belongs to an extremely rare species, was caught in the Burgas Bay.

Society | August 24, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3143

Bulgaria Prepares "Rocky" Rock Fest

A rock marathon in about to pound Bulgaria's majestic Rila Mountain, organizers announced ahead of the end-of-week event. "Rock in Rila" will echo between the steep hills over August 25-26, bringing together Shturtsite, BTR, Signal, Strings, PIF, Konkure

Society | August 24, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 929

Bulgarian Sopranos Bring New Mozart Exult to Austria

Two Bulgarian sopranos in the main roles, Grammy winner Rene Jacobs as conductor, and spectacular costumes by Christian Lacroix have mixed together to make an opera sensation in Austria, the Virginia Records music company revealed Thursday. The new versi

Society | August 24, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1033

Ancient Bulgarian Capital Reveals Stone Head

An intriguing stone head has emerged at the Pliska archeological site, when Bulgaria's first capital used to rise once, the private news network Darik News reported. Archeologist have said that the authenticity of the piece could not be confirmed yet.

Society | August 24, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1102

Bulgarian Donates EUR 50,000 to Church

A Bulgarian born in the town of Gabrovo has donated EUR 50,000 to a local church, the country's state radio BNR said. The generous contributor, who now lives outside the country, wished for the money to be put into renovation of the temple's covering.

Society | August 23, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 689

Origami, Afghan Stone Art to Captivate Bulgaria

Bulgaria is about to open a colourful craftsmen festival next month, with organizers boasting a notable international interest for the event. Garbrovo's Etara historical complex will bring together participants from a number of countries, including skill

Society | August 23, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1629

Paramount, Tom Cruise Break Up

Paramount Pictures is terminating a 14-year-long contract with one of Hollywood's most famed stars, Tom Cruise, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Society | August 23, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1177