Society

Week in Advance

SATURDAY ***Bulgarian national dance sport championships***

Society | March 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 841

Ancient Mechanism Predicts Movement of Planets

A mysterious mechanism found in a 2,000-year-old Greek shipwreck may have been used to calculate the positions of planets, predict when eclipses were to occur, and do other astronomical chores, scientists claim.

Society | March 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1111

Short Walks Helps Smokers Quit

Smokers should do short exercise sessions to help them resist the temptation to light up, experts at the University of Exeter say. A review, recently published in the international journal "Addiction", concludes that when smokers abstain from smoking, ex

Society | March 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 918

20% of Bulgarian Children Have Impaired Eyesight

In Bulgaria around 20% of the children have eyesight problems, Professor Petya Vassileva, national consultant on ophthalmology said Friday at a press conference on the issues of impaired eyesight.

Society | March 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1102

Lentil Stew

Ingredients: 1 cup continental lentils

Society | March 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 983

Bulgaria Bids Farewell to World Famous Cartoonist Dimovski

Relatives, friends and colleagues of late Boris Dimovski, one of the greatest contemporary Bulgarian artists and a world-famous cartoonist, bowed heads in his memory on March 29.

Society | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1918

Robert Plant with Summer Concert in Bulgaria

The legendary Robert Plant is coming this summer to Bulgaria for a huge live show, officials from the Kavarna town municipality announced on Thursday.

Society | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2770

Bulgarian Students Make Giant Easter Egg

Bulgarian fourth graders from the Burgas's Vassil Aprilov School made a giant Easter egg, Darik News reported.

Society | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1365

Jennifer Lopez Promotes Spanish Album in Home Bronx

The mega star Jennifer Lopez presented her new album "Como Ama una Mujer," or "How a Woman Loves," with all the singles, sung in Spanish in her home neighbourhood of Bronx. JLo gave autographs to more that 500 fans in a music shop in the NY's neighbourho

Society | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2268

Bulgaria Awards Social Manager of 2006

The Deputy Sofia Municipality Mayor on health care, social activities and disabled people's integration Irina Papancheva was awarded the Social Manager of the Year prize for 2006. The competition was organized by Bulgaria's Human Recourses and Eurointegr

Society | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1053

Harry Potter Book Cover Hints At Deadly Fight

The book jacket images of the latest Harry Potter book to be published July 21 was released by publishers Bloomsbury. The artwork hints of a deadly fight, same as the book's title - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

Society | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 13272

Luc Besson's Hitman to Bring Traffic Woes to Sofia

Many drivers will have a reason to be angry with Sofia Municipality and legendary French director Luc Besson over the next 17 days. This is the time when many key boulevards and streets will be closed for his latest movie.

Society | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1074

Pink to Thrill Bulgarian Music Fans

One of the most eccentric US pop stars Pink is to give a spectacular show in Bulgaria on July 1, the organisers from Sofia music Enterprise announced. The tickets for the event, which is to take place on Sofia's Academic Stadium, will be put up for sale

Society | March 28, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1716

World's Tallest Man Weds Woman 2/3rds His Size

The tallest man in the world married a woman, who is 2/3 shorter than him. A shop assistant, whose height is only 1,68, is the bribe of the 2,36-meter-tall Chinese national Bao Xishun.

Society | March 28, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2028

Sofia School Celebrates Patron

Sofia's 29th school Kuzman Shapkarev celebrated its patron on Wednesday, gathering its students for a day of fun and partying. Modern ballet, live bagpipe performaces and folk dances entertained the students, Darik News reported.

Society | March 28, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 618

Luc Besson's New Animation Enchants Bulgaria

The legendary French director Luc Besson is on a visit to Bulgaria to promote his new film "Arthur and the Minimoys". The filmmaker gave Wednesday a press conference for presenting the original production, which is a part-animated, part-live action featu

Society | March 28, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1194

Sofia's Earth and People Museum Shows Exotic Animals

The Earth and People Museum in Sofia opened doors on Tuesday to stage an exhibition of some of the most dangerous reptiles in the world. Organizer of the exotic animals exhibition is the Thracian Herpetology Association.

Society | March 27, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3404

Michael Jackson to Build Giant Robotic Replica of Himself in Las Vegas

King of Pop Michael Jackson is planning to erect a giant robot of himself which shoots laser beams for his Las Vegas show, international media reported.

Society | March 27, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1500

Bulgaria Presents Ikar Theatrical Awards

Bulgaria's Artists' Union threw Tuesday night a ceremony for giving the annual theatre awards Ikar (Icarus). This year's surprise was that the ceremony took place in a circus, as on the same date Bulgaria's Circus celebrates its 110th anniversary.

Society | March 27, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1067

Gay Couple, Anna Nicole Smith-Follower in Bulgaria's VIP Brother

Bulgaria's famed Roma transvestite and his partner in life are among the most exciting and most expected contestants in the second edition of Bulgaria's VIP Brother show. Apart from them, contestants included a young woman known for her aged protector, m

Society | March 26, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3310

George Michael Joins Campaign in Support of Bulgarian Nurses

Controversial pop star George Michael will play a gig in Sofia on May 28 as part of his forthcoming summer tour, which will also support the plight of five Bulgarian nurses jailed in Libya, event organizers said on Monday. The campaign, under the motto "

Society | March 26, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2475