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Sofia to Hold Francois Truffaut Film Festival

A festival, dedicated to Francois Truffaut will be held in Sofia from September 30, to October 13. The festival, organized by Bulgaria's "Boyana Film", Filmcenter, the National Palace of Culture and the French Culture Institute will show twelve movies by

Society | September 30, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 506

Forks&Corks: Roasted Lemongrass Chicken

Ingredients: 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon canola oil or vegetable oil

Society | September 30, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 399

Health: 9% of Bulgaria's Smokers Aged 13

The number of smokers in Bulgaria has gone considerably up over the last years, Health Minister Radoslav Gaydarski warned. Minister Gaydarski cited surveys showing that back in 1996 there were some 16.

Society | September 30, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1482

Science: AIDS Virus "Weakening"

The virus, which causes AIDS, may be getting less powerful, BBC reported. A team at the Institute of Tropical Medicine, in Antwerp, compared HIV-1 samples from 1986-89 and 2002-03.

Society | September 30, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 463

Bulgarian Diva Sees Top Rated Spanish-Versed Hit

The Spanish-versed song "Camino" of Bulgarian pop legend Lili Ivanova was placed among the top 40 songs worldwide in a Best Loved Songs survey.

Society | September 29, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 857

Sofia Readies for Classical Music Profusion

A series of classical music performances start this fall in Sofia, organized by the Classic FM radio station. La Rossignol, an Italian music and dance ensemble, France's Tanguisimo and German composer and bandleader Peter Herbolzheimer are among the inte

Society | September 29, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 686

Bulgarian Invents Unique Translation Method

A unique translation method that allows people to communicate in real time using different mother languages has been invented by a Bulgarian man. Koycho Mitev's invention uses digits to record speech and automatically transfer it into whatever other lang

Society | September 28, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6241

Bulgaria Aims at Barefoot-Run Record

A Bulgarian man will try to score a world record by running barefoot in the Rila Mountain, local media said Wednesday. Kostadin Marguin, aged 43, is planning to start a 60-kilometer marathon this Saturday.

Society | September 28, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 515

Fashion Extravaganza to Sweep Sliven

Bulgaria's fashion elite is getting ready for a major fashion festival in Sliven, central-east Bulgaria. In October, the town will see some of the country's most famous fashion professionals during the Bulgarian Fashion Days Sliven 2005, the first event

Society | September 27, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1114

Bulgaria's Perperikon - First Thracian Capital

Thracian rock sanctuary Perperikon turned out to be Thrace's first capital by the name of Pergamos claim the archaeologists that study the digs.

Society | September 27, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1243

Bulgarian Dolls to Storm World Beauty Stages

Two Bulgarian girls will be heading to world beauty pageants this month, the ladies' model agency announced. Simona Dimova, aged 7, and ten-year-old Karina Sirakova will participate Festival of The International Beauty (Dominican Republic) and Little Mis

Society | September 27, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 24642

New Potter Adventures to Bewitch Bulgaria

Bulgarian fans will finally get the chance to see just how well their hope Stanislav Yanevski has done in the fourth Harry Potter Movie premiering in Bulgaria on December 2.

Society | September 27, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2531

Hilton Sofia Guests Savour Spicy Turkish Food

Hilton Sofia's Seasons Restaurant will offer its visitors a Turkish feast for the senses, prepared by guest chefs from Ankara. The Turkish Food Festival at Seasons Restaurant will take place from 29 September until 9 October.

Society | September 26, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 713

Transvestite Starts Slimming Campaign in Bulgaria

Bulgaria announced the start of a national weight-loss campaign, led by popular transvestite Azis. "Let's Slim Together for Christmas" will encourage plump people to take care of their bodies prior to the excessive holiday food feasts.

Society | September 26, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5427

Half of the EU Citizens Bilingual

Half of the population in the European Union can speak at least one more language than their native one, a Eurobarometer survey revealed.

Society | September 26, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1534

Bulgarian Film Makes It Big Again at New Montreal Fest

Bulgaria's "LadyZ", directed by Georgi Djulgerov, was awarded the best film by the public at the New Montreal Film Fest, the fifth international award that the movie grabs within a month. The movie scored its first big success at the end of August by win

Society | September 26, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 610

Christo Plans First Ever Exhibit in Bulgaria

For the first time ever, Bulgaria born conceptual artist Christo will show 70 of his works in his home country according to reports. The exhibition, starting early November will be held in Sofia, in gallery "Academy" with the National Art Academy, "24 H

Society | September 26, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 582

Nations Show Celebrates Coiffure Art in Sofia

A Show of the Nations was organized on the second day of the 8th edition of the International Hair and Beauty festival held in Sofia. The Show of the Nations presented distinguished hair styles from around the world.

Society | September 25, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1034

South African Lady Victorious at Bulgaria-Hosted Beauty Pageant

A South African beauty was crowned Miss International Tourism 2005 at the international beauty pageant held at Bulgaria's mountainous town Devin.

Society | September 25, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3567

Bulgaria Marks World Heart Day

Bulgaria marked September 25 the World Heart Day. The country joined the world initiative for a second year.

Society | September 25, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 948

New Inhabitant Joins Belitsa Bear Reserve

A new inhabitant has joined the rest of the bears at the Belitsa reserve. The bear Vela joined the other inhabitants in Belitsa after representatives form the organization "Four paws" reached an agreement with Vela's owner.

Society | September 24, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1066