Society

Sofia Bookstore Opening Suits President's Book

Known to be an avid reader, President Georgi Parvanov was pleased to officially inaugurate the newest bookstore of the Helikon chain in Sofia.

Society | May 2, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1180

2 Diagnosed with Marseilles Fever in Bulgaria

Two Bulgarian men have been diagnosed with Marseilles fever in Bulgaria's second city of Plovdiv. The fever is usually caused by tick bites, and causes a rise in temperature, general faintness, and rashes.

Society | May 2, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 466

Bulgaria Marks World Asthma Day

Free test for measuring of breathing capacity were carried out in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on Tuesday to mark the World Asthma Day. The measuring was organized with the assistance of AstraZeneca, a pharmaceutical giant will almost 30 years of experience

Society | May 2, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 626

US Ambassador Gets Red Army Ensemble Treat in Sofia

US Ambassador to Bulgaria John Beyrle and Russia's envoy Anatolii Potapov attended the exhilarating production of the renowned Red Army Ensemble in Sofia.

Society | May 1, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1055

Russian Diva Wins Mrs World

Teenage Russian brunette Sofia Arzhakovskaya has been crowned Mrs World 2006 at the final of the contest in St Petersburg, Russia. Arzhakovskaya, 18, wed only a year ago.

Society | April 30, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5763

Music to Fill Sofia Public Transport

Sofia's people will soon have the pleasure to combine their transportation with music experiences. The capital's subway will be playing various melodies - from folklore to classical - as of May 1, it was announced Sunday.

Society | April 30, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 984

Sofia Celebrates Dance Day with Hot Premiere

"The Taste of Your Body" was the name of the most spectacular dance show organized in Bulgaria to mark the international Dance Day. The premiere of the performance by popular Arabesque Ballet attracted Sofia's seekers of fine and exciting dance art on Sa

Society | April 30, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 769

Ultramodern Eye Op Performed in Sofia

A Japanese surgical ace carried out in Sofia the most up-to-date method of removing eye cataract. Takayuki Akahoshi performed the surgery at the Military Medical Academy, where medics were seated in a special video room to watch live the operation.

Society | April 29, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 644

Bulgarian Mini-Beauties in Tune For World Hit

After sweeping last year's Little Princess of The World, Bulgaria is sending three young girls to this year's edition of the contest. Yoanna Vutova (9) with sisters Konstantina (11) and Ahinora (16) Lyubomilova will leave for Santo Domingo in the Dominic

Society | April 28, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1697

Paulo Coelho Comes to Sofia

Internationally acclaimed best-selling author Paulo Coelho is planning a trip to Bulgaria.

Society | April 28, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 947

Science: Mysterious Comet Nears Earth

A mysterious comet that is orbiting the sun while dividing its core is to come close to the Earth, experts said. The comet named, "Schwassmann-Wachmann 3," will come closest to the Earth on May 12, but is expected to be most clearly seen from next weeken

Society | April 28, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1029

Fashion: Summer 2006 Make-up

1. Rocker Chicks Look

Society | April 28, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1788

President Dubs Singer Juanes "Colombia's Greatest Envoy"

Colombia's president Alvaro Uribe called latin pop star Juanes "Colombia's greatest envoy" after the hottie performed a unique concert in the European Parliament on April 19.

Society | April 27, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1086

Furry Ballerina Dies in Bulgaria

A "ballerina" bear accommodated in a special Bulgarian park has passed away, after an exhausting career of entertaining passers-by. Galya's body was buried and her head was taken for examination, media reported Thursday.

Society | April 27, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 722

UNICEF Helps Bulgaria Raise Teens AIDS Awareness

Sixty of every 100 Bulgarian teenagers should be aware how to protect themselves from AIDS, states a Plan from the 2009 program between the Bulgarian government and the United Nations Children's Fund - UNICEF. The agreement was approved by the Council of

Society | April 27, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2313

JLo, MTV Join Efforts in Reality Show

Latin diva Jennifer Lopez, an actress and a singer, is in talks with MTV to star in her own reality show. MTV sources have confirmed they are working with JLo to develop a weekly show that will focus on her real life.

Society | April 27, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 481

Bulgarian Sanctuaries "On Display" in National Geographic

Kenneth Garrett, the famous photographer of the "National Geographic", whose pictures and materials in the field of archeology, paleontology and ancient cultures are known across the world, started shooting in Bulgaria. Garrett and his team are working o

Society | April 27, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 862

Passionate Flamenco Heats Up Sofia

The passions surrounding the annual Sofia Jazz+ Festival peaked Wednesday evening after Bulgaria's capital city was conquered by flamenco rhythms. Sofia enjoyed the heated performance of Las Migas, a women flamenco group founded in Barcelona in 2003.

Society | April 27, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 683

Bulgaria, Romania Fight Mosquitoes Together

Bulgaria and Romania will fight mosquitoes together in the Danube regions. The municipality of the Bulgarian city Russe announced that a common ten-year plan for mosquitoes' populations management will be signed between the two neighbouring countries.

Society | April 26, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 723

Unique Music Show Heats Up Sofia Streets

This year's annual Jazz + fest in Sofia kicked off quite unusually. A street performance by the Bulgarian brass masters Karandila - a true orchestra brass band with smashing interpretations of energetic Bulgarian folklore heated up passions in Bulgaria's

Society | April 25, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 568

Sofia Cools Eros with 100kg Ice

Eros Ramazzotti will fight Sofia's summer heat with 100 kilograms of ice, his hosts have revealed. The Italian megastar also wants "huge amounts" of light drinks and mineral water, the local press says.

Society | April 25, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 804