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National Geographic: Bulgaria is El Dorado for Looters

For looters, Bulgaria is El Dorado, a vast trove of buried treasure where some graves have harbored gold since at least 4000 B.C.

Society | November 18, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3187

Clues to Pandemic Bird Flu Found

International scientists believe they have identified some of the key steps needed for bird flu to develop into the deadly pandemic strain of the disease. The team pinpoints two genetic mutations that would need to occur to the H5N1 virus for it to poten

Society | November 17, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1287

Bulgarian, Italian Researchers Closer to AIDS Vaccine

Italian professor Vittorio Collizi, a world-renowned HIV researcher, and his Bulgarian colleagues are developing a vaccine against AIDS and tuberculosis simultaneously. The product, designed for the children of Africa, is expected to fight both AIDS and

Society | November 17, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1190

Boy George to Turn Tables at Club Opening in Bulgaria

Boy George will be visiting Bulgaria, but local audience wouldn't have chance to hear his gentle falsetto live. The pop icon, however, will show his remixing skills, for he will be the guest DJ at the opening of Sofia's freshest club - PR.

Society | November 17, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1884

To Go

VASSIL LEVSKI STADIUM... ...to see the "Cosmicos" from Barcelona, who may experience some trouble with the horrid state of the pitch, but will surely manage to show some skills in their game against Levski on Wednesday.

Society | November 17, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 498

To Do

FIND... ...your favourite childhood book and donate it to the Bulgarian Red Cross before December 31, so it can find its way to the hearts of children, who have few reasons to believe in fairytales.

Society | November 17, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 572

Mince Meat Stuffed Peppers

Ingredients : * 8 mixed peppers (red, green, yellow),

Society | November 17, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1924

Record High Temperatures in Bulgaria Bring the Bees out

The mercury hit the unusual for the season 21.5C on Thursday in Bulgaria's northwest Montana.

Society | November 16, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1087

Bulgarian Orphans Meet Santa Claus on IMAX Screen

Orphans from various parts of Bulgaria were the first audience of IMAX's newest 3D feature "Santa Claus vs The Snowman". More than 150 children flocked to Cinema City International (CCI) on Wednesday evening to see the unique movie.

Society | November 16, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1404

Fashion Show Shines for 10th Time in Sofia

Bulgaria's fashion addicts surely have attended Wednesday night the 10th annual pr??t-a-porter of Ford Focus Fashion show. Top models Maya Mircheva, Teodora Velinova, Rumyana Krusteva, and Miss Bulgaria stepped on the catwalk in Kempisnki-Zografski Hotel

Society | November 15, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1680

Bulgarians Check up Breath for Free

Hundreds of Bulgarians queued to make a free test of breathing, an initiative to mark the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Day. The event was organized by the Bulgarian Association of Asthma Patients, the Pulmonary Diseases Union and pharmace

Society | November 15, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1821

Christmas Fast Invites Bulgarians to Repent Sins

Bulgarian Orthodox Church opens Wednesday the traditional Christmas fast, a forty-day period hailing the humbleness of soul and body to meet the birth of Jesus Christ. The Long Lent, as it is also known, is seeking to purify people's bodies and souls, to

Society | November 15, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 729

Bulgaria Throws Full Weight behind Obesity Combat

Bulgaria will join the European Charter on Counteracting Obesity, due to be adopted at the World Health Organization (WHO) European Ministerial Conference. The forum will take place in Istanbul, November 15-17.

Society | November 14, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1551

Bulgarian Movie Grabs Italy Award

Much appraised Bulgarian movie "Stolen Eyes" produced by Radoslav Spasov grabbed the Eurimages award from the Medfilm Festival 2006 in Rome.

Society | November 14, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1005

Days of Bulgarian Culture Open Doors in Slovakia

Bulgaria's Culture Minister Stefan Danailov will open Monday the event Days of Bulgarian Culture in Slovakia. The official opening will take place at the Slovakian National Theatre with the special performance of ex-rhythmic gymnast coach Neshka Robeva's

Society | November 13, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 730

"Three Elements" of R&B Storm Sofia

The Bulgarian audience will live through a unique experience with the "three elements" of Earth Wind & Fire. The band emblematic with Al MacKay, virtuoso guitarist and multi-platinum songwriter, has landed in Sofia Airport Sunday to perform at Sofia Jazz

Society | November 12, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1891

Tattoo Lovers Gather for Sofia Fest

Sofia gathered Sunday ink lovers in the seventh national tattoo fest, held in the capital's Students' Town. Under the sounds of underground bands Kuln, Sofia Ska Skins and Electric Dragon, guests and pros had the chance to show off their own inks and tak

Society | November 12, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2983

Scissors and Comb Masters Test Skills in Sofia

Sofia's Beauty Arena became the arena of a fierce competition between hairstyling masters from all over Bulgaria. Raging from classic to eccentric, hairdos at the Second National Hairstyling competition certainly managed to thrill the audience and bring

Society | November 12, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 776

Bulgarian Movies Featured in Fest Against Women Trafficking

A movie fest dedicated to the fight against women trafficking will open November 24 in Sofia, featuring 2 local movies as well. Svetlana's Journey and Lady Z are the two Bulgarian productions that will enter the program of the festival along with movies

Society | November 12, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1264

Bulgarians Take Trip in Khans' Steps

The Union of Bulgarians Around the Globe Badeshte (Future) is organizing a special trip following the steps of Bulgaria's Khans. To celebrate Bulgaria's EU entry, members of the union will travel 14,000 kilometers in a month, starting from Paris and endi

Society | November 12, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 686

Bulgaria Launches 1st Nail Art Competition

The first edition of the National Nail Art Competition was launched in Bulgaria on Saturday within the Beauty Arena exhibition of fragrances, cosmetics, hairdressing, manicure and SPA . A total of 12 teams took part in the two legs of the competition, st

Society | November 11, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1448