Society

Students Present Chekhov's 1st Play in Sofia

Bulgarian theatre students presented Wednesday Anton Pavlovich Chekhov's first complete play in Sofia. Making this the final of their three thesis plays, the sophomores from the class of Atanas Atanasov presented "Ivanov", directed by Alexander Subev.

Society | March 7, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1263

Sofia Municipality Gives Wim Wenders Lifetime Achievement Award

Director Wim Wenders was given Tuesday evening a lifetime achievement award at a special ceremony in the National Palace of Culture in Sofia. The legendary director, who arrived in Bulgaria for the eleventh edition of Sofia Film Fest, was awarded by the

Society | March 7, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 950

Breast Cancer Sufferers in Bulgaria Double for 20 Years

The percentage of Bulgarian women with breast cancer have doubled over the last twenty years, doctors warned, adding that more often than not the disease is detected in a tragically late stage.

Society | March 7, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1047

Hundreds of Fans Queue as Iron Maiden Tickets Go on Sale in Bulgaria

Hundreds of fans of English heavy metal band Iron Maiden queued in Bulgarian capital Sofia on Wednesday as the first tickets for the band's June 4 gig went on sale. Iron Maiden will headline this year's edition of the annual Arena Music Festival organize

Society | March 7, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2028

Bulgarian Student Designs Car For Geneva Auto Saloon

A sport car, designed by Bulgarian student Nick Stefanov, will be displayed at the 77th International Motor Show in Geneva.

Society | March 6, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1322

Sofia Hosts Spanish Ads Exhibition

An exhibition of professional Spanish graphic and TV advertisements was officially opened Tuesday in Cervantes Culture Institute in Sofia by the Spanish Ambassador Fernando Arias . The expo, called "Viva la diferencia", includes about 200 graphic works a

Society | March 6, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1085

Rehab Britney Doll on Sale

Britney Spears has hit rock bottom as of late with a suicide attempt and a Sinead o'Connor act in her recent history, but entrepreneurs in the US have decided to dig her even deeper. With the first Britney Rehab Doll now on the market, Spears has little

Society | March 6, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 34434

Bulgaria's Education Minister "Never Read the Classics"

Bulgaria's Education Minister Daniel Valchev announced that he has never read any of the classic literature required in school and did his papers and analysis on the books without taking a look at them.

Society | March 6, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 737

Wim Wenders Receives Lifetime Achievement Award in Sofia

Director Wim Wenders arrived in Bulgaria for the eleventh edition of Sofia Film Fest, where he will receive a lifetime achievement award. Starting February 22, Bulgarians had a whole month to see 21 of Wenders' movies that offer a refreshing change from

Society | March 5, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 909

Bulgarians Rank World's 2nd in Obesity and Overweight

Bulgaria is second in the world in children obesity, shows a report of the Alexandrovska Hospital, which was presented on Monday.

Society | March 5, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1650

Romanian Names Daughter SLK in Honour of Mercedes

A Romanian citizen has chosen to name his newborn daughter SLK in honour of the compact roadster Mercedes, Romanian media reported.

Society | March 5, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1528

Lunar Eclipse Almost Wows Bulgarians

Bulgarians were treated to a rare phenomenon on Saturday night when a total lunar eclipse took place, one of only two to be visible from the country in 2007. The Sun, the Earth and the Moon lined up to create the celestial event.

Society | March 4, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5097

Mercury Creeps up to 23C in Bulgaria

Bulgarians and visitors to the south of the country are in for a nice and warm weekend as the mercury is expected to zoom up to 23C on Sunday. The spring-like temperatures will be the highest in the towns of Sandanski and Petrich, Southern Bulgaria, and

Society | March 3, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1200

Bulgarians Keep Eyes to the Sky for Lunar Eclipse

Bulgarians were treated to a rare phenomenon on Saturday night when a total lunar eclipse took place, one of only two to be visible from the country in 2007. The full eclipse, which coincided with Bulgaria's national holiday, was visible to the naked eye

Society | March 3, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2010

Heartaches Actually Bad for the Heart

Emotional pain and suffering also affects the body, scientists have discovered. People who are often plunged in depression and have strong sense of loneliness are subject to an increased risk of suffering from hear diseases, tests in Pittsburgh Universit

Society | March 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 806

Forks&Corks: Meatball Soup

Ingredients: * 1 lb Ground beef

Society | March 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 791

To Do

REMEMBER... ...the words of Bulgaria's national anthem in time for the Liberation Day of March 3.

Society | March 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 530

To Go

SOFIA FILM FEST... ...it is that time of the year again so if you are into on-screen experiments and not a fan of blockbusters, this is the place to be.

Society | March 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 720

Russian Oligarch Weds over Fear to Lose Bet

Russian oligarch Mihail Prohorov has decided to get married because he has betted he will become a husband before his 42nf birthday.

Society | March 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1321

Week in Advance

SATURDAY *** Bulgaria celebrates its national holiday, liberation from Ottoman yoke ***

Society | March 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 726

Beer-Throwing Fridge Invented

An inventor from the US has created a fridge that can throw cold beer cans to those who are too lazy to get off the couch.

Society | March 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2934