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Uriah Heep Come to Rock Bulgaria in May

Rock legends Uriah Heep will come for a major gig in Bulgaria's Black Sea capital Varna in May. The rock legends' concert will be dedicated to May 24 the Day of the Bulgarian culture and education.

Society | April 3, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 985

Stars Make Way to Mini Beauties on Catwalk

A new Bulgarian beauty contest is on the way to demonstrate that ladies would not necessarily have supermodel 90-60-90 to be attractive. Popular television hostess Veneta Raykova is organizing Mini Miss Bulgaria 2006, and has set 1.

Society | April 3, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3789

VIP Brother in Bulgaria Promises Follow-up Court Sagas

The first season of VIP Brother in Bulgaria promises to end in more quarrel than fanfare-like manner with stars planning to lodge lawsuits among themselves.

Society | April 3, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1138

Rowling "Kills" Harry Potter in Next Book

Millions of fans of the school boy magician Harry Potter will be saddened to learn that, according to rumors, their hero dies in the new, as-yet-unnamed book. The author JK Rowling refused to specify the exact date of the release of the the seventh - and

Society | April 2, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3777

Theatre Marathon Keeps Sofia University Awake

Sofia University saw the start of the traditional 24-hour-long theatre marathon Saturday morning.

Society | April 2, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 875

Planet Gabrovo Turns 30 on April Fool's Day

A planet, named after the Bulgarian town of Gabrovo, famous for its residents' legendary sense of humour, marks thirty years since its discovery.

Society | April 1, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1078

Drummerworld Comes to Sofia Jazz Peak

Drums master Peter Erskine has come to Sofia to perform with some of Bulgaria's best musicians.

Society | March 31, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 807

Nikopol Treasure Amazes Sofia

The famous Nikopol treasure is part of the new exhibition opened at the National Historical Museum in Sofia. The exhibition at the museum includes 300 artifacts.

Society | March 31, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 998

Women Consider Casual Sex Immoral - Survey

Nine out of 10 women think one night stands are immoral, a recent survey shows. Researchers investigating female attitudes to sex and sexuality found most women had more traditional views of casual sex than they expected, BBC reported.

Society | March 31, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 582

Original Mind Wins Bulgarian Designer of The Year

Bulgaria's young Virginia Zdravkova, famous for her vivid imagination in creating formal fashion, was named designer of the year in a glitzy gala. Zdravkova grabbed the Golden Needle statuette, an award handed out every year by the Bulgarian Academy of F

Society | March 31, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 949

Health: Smoking May See EU-wide Ban

Passive smoking is killing around 20,000 non-smoking EU citizens every year, according to new findings unveiled in the European parliament this week. The figures, in a report published by the Smoke Free Partnership, a new campaign group supported by EU h

Society | March 31, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 871

Science: Heat-Keen Bug Haunts Antarctic

Scientists have found traces of a heat-loving bacterium that probably lives beneath a frozen lake in Antarctica. Lake Vostok is covered by more than 3 km of ice and is believed to have been isolated from our planet's atmosphere for millions of years.

Society | March 31, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 508

Forks&Corks: Potato, Lardon Casserole

Ingredients: 5 lb yellow-fleshed potatoes such as Yukon Gold

Society | March 31, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 332

Bulgaria Picks Prettiest Short Woman

A new Bulgarian beauty contest is set to prove that women don't need supermodel height to be attractive. Popular television hostess Veneta Raykova is organizing Mini Miss Bulgaria 2006, and has set 1.

Society | March 30, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1496

Thracian Code Breaker Accused of Cribbing

The author of a book unveiling the secrecy of Thracian letters has been publicly accused of cribbing from a publication.

Society | March 29, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2649

Sofia Acclaims World Jazz Legend

World jazz legend Dee Dee Bridgewater has brought to feet Sofia audience at her first ever concert here.

Society | March 29, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 890

Sun over Bulgaria Bitten off for Three Hours

Skywatchers across Bulgaria enjoyed the partial eclipse of the sun on Wednesday, as the most impressive sights were witnessed in Africa. With eyes to the sky, Bulgarians were able to observe the Sun between 76-82% eclipsed, with the eastern part of Bulg

Society | March 29, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1016

Harry Potter Star, Miss Bulgaria Meet At Movie Premiere

Bulgarian-born Stanislav Ianevski, who gained worldwide popularity with his role in the latest Harry Potter movie, and the newly elected Miss Bulgaria attended a Sofia premiere on Monday.

Society | March 28, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 13073

Passionate Latin-American Rhythm to Conquer Sofia

The first tournament for Latin-American dances form the Grand Prix Chain in Bulgaria is to be held in the frames of Sofia Open, the organizers announced. World famous Latin-American dancers will take part in a unique show that will be held April 1 at Uni

Society | March 28, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 716

Sofia Takes a Glimpse at Precious Thracian Treasures

As of April 1 Bulgaria's most precious Thracian treasures will return to the halls of the National Historical Museum. The treasures from Panagyurishte Rogozen, Borovo and others will return from Spain on March 30 after a one-year stay there.

Society | March 28, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 697

Dee Dee Bridgewater Jazzes Up Sofia Concert Life

Two-time Grammy Award Winner and United Nations Ambassador Dee Dee Bridgewater arrived in Sofia on Tuesday, a day before her concert at the National Palace of Culture, which is a part of her world tour.

Society | March 28, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 798