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Pieces of Bulgarian Arts "Father" on Display

Some of the most emblematic canvasses of Ivan Murkvichka (1856-1938) form part of a major exhibition to mark 150 years since his birth.

Society | July 16, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 757

World's Ballet Elite Back to Bulgaria's Black Sea

The oldest in the world international ballet competition in Varna has met its 2006 contestants under romantically ivy-dressed arches.

Society | July 16, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2271

Skid Row Legend Shakes up Bulgarian Coast

Former Skid Row frontman Sebastian Bach has thrilled thousands of fans at a free concert in the Black Sea coast town of Kavarna.

Society | July 16, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1874

Youth of Bulgaria Takes Care of Culture Riches

Bulgarian schoolchildren and students have committed to gather litter and revive the beauty of two of Bulgaria's oldest capitals - Pliska and Preslav.

Society | July 15, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 531

Brunei Sultan Anniversary Brings in Asia's Elite

More than 10,000 guests have flocked at a lavish anniversary banquet for the Sultan of Brunei, one of the world's richest men. Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, who turns 60 on Saturday, has been absolute ruler of the oil-rich Asian state for nearly four decades.

Society | July 15, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 893

Bulgarian Singers Urge Drivers to Slow Down

Bulgarian rock legends Signal and several other bands gathered in Sofia on Friday to remind drivers of all the lives that are at stake when they step on the gas pedal. The concert, that is under the slogan "Slow down, life has a price", is a joint venue

Society | July 15, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 652

Sofia Amphitheatre Rivals Rome's Colliseum

The largest on the Balkans area amphitheatre has revealed more of its ruins in the heart of Sofia. The ancient amphitheatre, which had entertained the ancient city of Serdika in the end of 3rd and the beginning of 4th century B.

Society | July 14, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2978

Science: Pandas Given World Heritage Status

A mountain sanctuary in China which is home to about a third of the world's giant panda population has been designated a World Heritage site, BBC informed. The region in Sichuan province, with an area of more than 9,000 sq km can now qualify for aid to h

Society | July 14, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 615

Fashion: Swimwear to Flatter Your Figure

Short Legs: Choose a high-cut bottom that will visually lengthen your thighs.

Society | July 14, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1651

Forks and Corks: Banana Blueberry Muffins

Ingredients: 2 cups whole wheat flour

Society | July 14, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 786

Bulgaria's South Dives in Ethno Jazz

An international ethno jazz festival will unfold next week in Bulgaria's Smolyan, a town in the country's far south. Starting on July 18, the open-air July Jazz Smolyan will bring to the stage Bulgarian genius Ialdaz Ibrahimova, Hilda Kazasyan, Ya-Ya, an

Society | July 13, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1142

W.A.S.P. Scraps Bulgaria Gig

American heavy metal band W.A.

Society | July 13, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 535

New Lingerie Deluxe Steps in Sofia

Sofia's vain ladies and their loved ones have a new shopping hot spot available, as of Wednesday. The Women's Secret lingerie company opened their first boutique in the Bulgarian capital with a seducing fashion show.

Society | July 12, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1225

Bulgaria Prepares Rocking Beach Party

Bulgaria's Metropolis DJ movement are organizing a major electronic and rock fest at the seaside this month, they announced Wednesday. Viva Beach Party will bring bands and DJs from the world music elite, to entertain music maniacs together with outstand

Society | July 12, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 858

Pink Floyd's Founding Lead Singer Dies Aged 60

The founding lead singer of Pink Floyd Syd Barrett has died at his Cambridge home from diabetes. He was 60.

Society | July 11, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2070

"Caribbean Pirates" with Social Cause in Sofia

Bulgarian music artists seized the opportunity to campaign against music "pirates" at the Sofia premiere of "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl."

Society | July 11, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 809

Bojinov Makes Fresh Celebrity Move

Bulgaria's Valeri Bojinov has made a fresh move to prove he is just as infatuated with celebrity lifestyle as with football. Right in the midst of a deal that sent him from Fiorentina to Juventus, the young striker found the time to star in an advertisin

Society | July 11, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2531

Billy Idol Lands in Bulgaria, Heads for Seafood

Rock megastar Billy Idol landed in Bulgaria in the wee hours of Tuesday morning and headed straight for his hotel room where tasty seafood and beer bottles were already waiting. Idol was about to shake seaside Kavarna later in the evening, but not before

Society | July 11, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1322

Bulgarians Think Gays are Sick - Expert

Many Bulgarians believe that homosexuality is a kind of sickness, a recognized local sexologists has said. Rumen Bostandzhiev also revealed that many took gays for potentially dangerous because of their sexuality.

Society | July 11, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 537

Bulgaria Anticipating Billy Idol Rock Tumult

Rock megastar Billy Idol was expected to land in Bulgaria Monday, a day ahead of his huge concert in Kavarna.

Society | July 10, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1038

Hats, Horses Compete in Grace in Sofia

Some fifty models of hat masterpieces entertained spectators to the latest horse riding competition held in Sofia.

Society | July 10, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 947