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Scandal Rocks Bulgaria's Eurovision Contest Anew

A new scandal marred Bulgaria's Eurovision 2006 contest once again. Just a day after the viewers picked Mariana Popova with her song "Let me cry again" through sms voting, her opponents questioned the results.

Society | March 12, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1149

Sofia Film Fest Takes People Behind "Factotum" Scenes

Movie fans were allowed to take a look behind the scenes of "Factotum", one of the movies presented during Sofia Film Fest, through an open discussion with the film's director and screen play writer. Norwegian director Bent Hamer and his fellow screen pl

Society | March 12, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 851

Playboy Stars Head for Bulgarian Reality Show

Two Playboy cover stars will probably heat up VIP Brother, the new reality show that hits Bulgarian screen on Monday. SNA learned that silicone-boosted Violeta Zdravkova and pop starlet LiLana, both seen in the Bulgarian edition of Playboy, are among the

Society | March 12, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1580

Osama's Niece in US Reality Show

Osama Bin Laden's niece, who stripped for the famous GQ, has signed up to star in a reality television show about her life as an aspiring singer and actress straddling US and Islamic cultures, a production company said.

Society | March 12, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3868

Bulgarian Shepard Dogs Exhibited at National Fair

The Second national fair dedicated to the unique breed Bulgarian Shepard dog will take place in the southern town Haskovo. More than 20 teams and clubs from across the country will join the event presenting over 100 dogs.

Society | March 12, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6034

Touching Ballad Picked Bulgaria's Eurovision 2006 Bid

A touching ballad was picked to represent Bulgaria at the Eurovision 2006 contest. "Let me cry again" of famous pop singer Mariana Popova with the back vocals of Bulgarian pop folk performer Azis received 24.

Society | March 11, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1998

Precious Wine Tempts Connoisseurs to Vinaria 2006

A bottle of the special reserve of Chateau de Val, costing USD 10,000 is tempting wine connoisseurs to the International Exhibition on Vine-Growing and Wine-Producing and Wine Festival Vinaria 2006. The expo will take place from March 15 to 18 in Bulgari

Society | March 11, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 585

500 Miss Bulgaria Wannabes in Fierce Rivalry

Over 500 beauties from across Bulgaria rivalled on Saturday in the preliminary casting for the finals of Miss Bulgaria 2006 contest. A total of 40 finalists were picked at the casting organized by Visages models agency and the fashion TV show Ogledala.

Society | March 11, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1558

Bulgaria Celebrates Horse Easter with Races

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church marked St. Todor's Day, also known as Horse Easter, on Saturday.

Society | March 11, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 769

Bulgaria Picks Eurovision Finalist

Saturday will see the decisive round in the Bulgarian contest for Eurovision song contest. The twelve finalists picked among twenty-four shortlisted songs will perform their songs to collect SMS support from viewers.

Society | March 11, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 592

Latino Fiesta Heats Up Passions in Sofia

Salsa, merenge, flamenco and zorba conquered Sofia's streets on Saturday. The organizers of the Latino fiesta dance school "Pambos Dancing Center" aim to turn it into a tradition.

Society | March 11, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 884

Sofia Launches Ticket Sales for Eros

Ticket sales for the concert of Eros Ramazzotti's gig in Sofia began on Friday. Passes to top event are available online through the Ticketstream system.

Society | March 10, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1048

Forks&Corks: Smashed Potatoes, Peas

Ingredients: 1 cup whole milk

Society | March 10, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 390

Fashion: Redeem Knicker-Flasher

Forget balancing books on your head or learning to use excessive amounts of cutlery at dinner though. You would be more interested in learning a thing or two about maintaining modesty...

Society | March 10, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 473

Be Healthy on the Booze

While many are sticklers when it comes to the number of calories on their plates, few people add up all the calories in their glass. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has recently published healthy beverage guidelines, similarly to a food pyrami

Society | March 10, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 408

Sofia Opens Film Extravaganza

More than 180 films from all over the world will shower Sofia during the traditional Sofia Film Fest, opened on Thursday. The international forum will continue for ten days, providing a valuable opportunity to movie lovers to expand their horizon.

Society | March 9, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 478

NY Rap Legends ONYX Ready for Sofia Gig

New York rappers ONYX will come to hit Sofia stage on April 10. The news for the concert came just days after it was announced that Dj Muggs from Cypress Hill and GZA from Wu Tang Clan, have cancelled their concert scheduled for April 3.

Society | March 9, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3241

Intl Movie Marathon Kicks Off in Sofia

The tenth edition of the international Sofia Film Festival opens Thursday to show the uniqueness of the movie art. The beginning of one of Bulgaria's biggest film festivals will be marked with the screening of a Belgium- France production The Child (L'en

Society | March 9, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 602

Bulgarian Art in European Parliament

An exhibition of contemporary Bulgarian art will be presented at the European Parliament in Strasbourg March 14 to 16. The exhibition aims to present works of Bulgarian artists from Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna and Veliko Tarnovov, the cities of the Bulgarian o

Society | March 8, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 575

Bulgarian Christmas Charity Helps 22 Children So Far

So far 22 children have received aid through the the Bulgarian Christmas charity event. Part of the money collected during the Bulgarian Christmas have been used for medicaments for a one-year treatment of 15 sick children.

Society | March 8, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 590

Ladies Celebrate International Holiday

Bulgarian men have it tough Wednesday, with flower prices rocketing sky high, and women all around them eagerly expecting a colorful March 8 gift for their holiday. Internationally recognized as Women's Day, the holiday is often scolded by some women cla

Society | March 8, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1009