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Archeology: Bulgaria Presents History Books of 2006

Bulgaria's National Archaeological Museum (NAM) presented Thursday the published in 2006 books of its contributors. NAM's director, professor Vassil Nikolov is one of the authors.

Society | February 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1413

Health: Bulgaria Stubs out Full Ban on Smoking

Bulgaria's government rejected a proposed full ban on smoking, leaving restrictions as they are now. The ministers discussed Thursday the national program for restricting smoking and approved it except for the ban article.

Society | February 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2503

Movies: Sofia Lures with Rich Fest Panorama

More than 100 films, 20 documentaries and 50 short-films from all over the world will shower Bulgarian capital during the traditional Sofia Film Fest, opening this week.

Society | February 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1023

Italy Promotes Phoney Bulgaria's Ballet Spectacle

An advertisement for an unplanned tour of Bulgaria's National Opera and Ballet has been running in Italy, to the dismay of the artists.

Society | February 1, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 946

Best Bulgaria's Caricatures under One Roof

An exhibition of Bulgaria's best caricatures, satiric pictures and cartoons of a dozen artists is opening in the town of Gabrovo, an epitome for satire and fresh humour. The exhibition, called "Forefathers of Bulgarian caricatures" takes place in Humour

Society | February 1, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 830

Rakiya Protests Tame Bulgarian Wine Makers Day

Bulgarian wine makers will celebrate the professional holiday, Trifon Zarezan, with protests against the heavy excise duty on rakiya. On February 1 Bulgarian vine-growers and wine-makers have marked the holiday since 1962.

Society | February 1, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1727

Bulgarian Music Stars on Anti-Violence Crusade

Two dozens of Bulgarian music stars launched a nationwide campaign under the motto "Do not shut your eyes!" calling to face the problem with violence in schools. The initiative was organized by Bravo magazine, a local youth and entertainment edition, and

Society | January 31, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 962

3,000 Contract the Flu Every Week in Bulgaria

In the height of the flu season in Bulgaria, close to 3,000 people get infected with the virus or other respiratory diseases every week, the Health Ministry has announced. The epidemic has now spread to the north of Bulgaria, covering the whole country,

Society | January 31, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 742

"Dental" Tourism Set to Flourish in Bulgaria

Foreign tourists, who have visited Bulgaria's old capital of Veliko Tarnovo, often stop by the local dentists to have their teeth fixed cheaper, Standart daily reported. Bulgarian tour operators have added dental services to their tourist packages, banki

Society | January 31, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1010

EU Tables Draft on Smoking Ban

The European Union's health chief has urged all countries in the bloc to prohibit smoking in public places, following bans in Ireland, Italy and Sweden.

Society | January 30, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2470

Ice-Skating World Champions' Show Sold Out in Sofia

The new ice-skating show of world champions Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviski has been sold out for hours, SNA learned. Called Ice SIMpathy, the show is sponsored by mobile operator vivatel and will take place on February 4.

Society | January 30, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1119

Sofia Park Trees Take on "Ball Gowns"

Trees in Sofia's Southern Park "took on" balls as dresses to start a symbolic tour. The initiative running under the weird motto "Trees love traveling" kicked off last Thursday and is planned to last a week.

Society | January 29, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1140

Book Reveals Other Side of Bulgarian Democrats' "Father"

One of the founders of the right-wing Union of Democratic Forces in Bulgaria was remembered six years after his death with a book containing his prose. "The Labyrinth" presented Georgi Spasov in a role that Bulgarians aren't used to seeing him in - that

Society | January 29, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 854

Discount Frenzy in Sofia

With Christmas holidays come and gone, Sofia shops started offering discounts on all their goods. The biggest discounts can be seen in Sofia's fashion street - Vitosha Boulevard.

Society | January 28, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1044

1-Hour Quit Smoking Method Presented in Bulgaria

A new method for quitting smoking in just one hour was presented in Sofia at a Sunday conference.

Society | January 28, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1322

Da Vinci 3D Exhibition Attracts Thousands in Sofia

The unique reproductions and 3D scale models of Leonardo da Vinci's pictures continue to gather crowds in Sofia Sofia City Art Gallery. Sofia citizens, guests from other cities and countries queue up in front of the entrance and wait for hours to get in

Society | January 27, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1239

Bulgarian Designers Reap Applause on Paris Fashion Week

Two Bulgarian designers reaped the applause of fashion experts and guests of a haute couture review in Paris this week.

Society | January 27, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2327

Novinite.com's Youngest Member, Mother Leave Maternity Hospital

Novinite.com's youngest member, who came to the world on Wednesday, was released from hospital together with his mother.

Society | January 27, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1134

Forks&Corks: Quick Soda Loaf

Ingredients for two: 1 cup flour; 1 egg, 2 tablespoons vegetable oil; 250 ml yoghurt; ?? teaspoon baking soda; 100 g brined white cheese.

Society | January 26, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 515

To Go

SHERATON HOTEL SOFIA... ...where an exhibition of local pop and folk divas, painted without makeup on, welcomes the guests of the hotel and anyone who would wish to take a look.

Society | January 26, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 454

To Do

THINK... ...before you slide down a forbidden slope.

Society | January 26, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 556