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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

"Mysterious" Veteran Actor Grabs Bulgarian Theater Award

Naum Shopov, described as one of Bulgaria's most mysterious and sensual actors, was recognised with the special award "Ikar 2006" for overall contribution to Bulgarian Theater. Shopov, 75, has acted in over 30 Bulgarian movies and in many theater product

Society | March 27, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 634

Bulgarian Rappers Grab Award for Lyrics

Bulgaria's rappers Upsurt quite surprisingly grabbed the prize for "Best Lyrics", at the 2006 annual BG Radio awards on Sunday evening. Adding the recognition for "Best Album", the rap trio walked home with 2 awards - an achievement only matched by pop d

Society | March 27, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2645

Scottish Bars Shut Down for Smokers

A total ban on smoking in public places, including bars and restaurants, has entered into force in Scotland.

Society | March 26, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 447

Brunette Athlete Wins Miss Bulgaria 2006

Slavena Vutova was the happy winner crowned Miss Bulgaria 2006.

Society | March 25, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 14190

Sofia Admires Feline Beauty

Cat lovers in Bulgaria have seen the best of international cats at this year's feline exhibition held once again in Sofia.

Society | March 25, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 930

Bulgarians Queue for Cholesterol Test

Hundreds of Sofia citizens queued Saturday to take a free cholesterol test.

Society | March 25, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 860

Bulgaria Returns to Daylight Saving Time

On Sunday, March 26, at 3 a.m.

Society | March 25, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 630

Jean Claude Van Damme Shoots in Sofia

Hollywood star Jean Claude Van Damme will star in the newest production of Nu Image in Bulgaria - "Till Death". The shooting will start March 25.

Society | March 24, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2338

Sofia Sees Reminiscence of Spain Photo History

A special exhibition has opened doors in Sofia tracing back the history of photography in Spain. The selection of 120 pictures reveals the course of photography development from pioneer daguerreotype created in Barcelona in 1839, through progressive calo

Society | March 24, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 790

Scientists, Sungazers Gather in Turkey for Solar Eclipse

Thousands of scientists and onlookers are expected to gather in Turkey to watch the solar eclipse on March 29, in its full glory.

Society | March 24, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1196

Forks&Corks: Chicken Marsala

Ingredients: 1/4 cup all-purpose flour for coating, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper, 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano, 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - pounded 1/4 inch thick, 4 tablespoons butter, 4 tablespoons olive oil, 1 cup

Society | March 24, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 408

Fashion: Shoes for Spring /Summer 2006

Definite shoes trends to note for 2006, include the platform sole shoe and the return of patent leather.

Society | March 24, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 972

Science: Life's Diversity "being Depleted"

Almost all indicators of the likely future for the diversity of life on Earth are heading in the wrong direction, a major new report says.

Society | March 24, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 445

Bulgarian Producer Meets Robert Redford in Cannes

Bulgarian Martichka Bozhilova, AGITPROP, who produced "Georgi and the butterflies", one of the most successful Bulgarian documentaries, will participate in a prestigious documentary event. Bozhilova has been picked by the European Documentary Network to

Society | March 23, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 924

Actress, TV Star Host Miss Bulgaria Gala

Bulgarian actress Silvia Lulcheva and popular television face Milen Tsvetkov will host the final of Miss Bulgaria 2006, organizers announced. Lulcheva hosted the show last year as well, although then she partnered Roma music eccentric Azis.

Society | March 23, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4162