Society

Bulgaria's Eleonora Mancheva Crowned Mrs Universe 2007

Bulgaria's Eleonora Mancheva became Mrs. Universe 2007 on Thursday, thus proving that Bulgarian women are among the most beautiful in the world.

Society | June 28, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 24213

Fire Dancers Carry out Mystic Ritual to Save Bulgarian Nature Park

Fire dancing, a ritual having its roots in the Bulgarian Strandzha Mountain, was revived in the centre of Sofia as part of a campaign to protect the mountain area, which is a state natural park.

Society | June 27, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2431

Sizzling Hot Weather in Bulgaria to Stay

The heat wave that hit Bulgaria in the last week will continue in the next few days, pushing the mercury up to more than 40C throughout the whole country, the meteorologists warned.

Society | June 27, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2468

Russian Motor Bikers Visit Bulgaria to Pay Tribute to Country's Liberators

A group of 18 motor bike riders form the Star Riders Russia club arrived in Sofia on Tuesday to mark the 130th anniversary of the historic fight at the Shipka Pass, which led to Bulgaria's liberation from Ottoman yoke.

Society | June 26, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2111

Mummy of Queen Hatshepsut Finally Identified

After long years of research and excavations, the top Egyptologist Zahi Hawass will announce at a special Wednesday conference that he has identified the mummy of Queen Hatshepsut, a US-based Discovery Channel reported. Hawass defined the mummy as "the m

Society | June 26, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2878

Socialite Hilton Released from LA Jail

Hotel heiress and Hollywood socialite Paris Hilton was released on Tuesday from the Los Angeles jail, where she served 24 days for violating her reckless-driving probation. She was greeted by a throng of reporters, who surrounded the Lynwood detention fa

Society | June 26, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1483

Bulgaria Braces for New Heat Wave

Temperatures in Bulgaria are set to reach record highs on Tuesday, with meteorologists forecasting highs between 36 and 41 degrees Celsius. The heat wave will be felt worst in the north of the country, in the Danube plain, where the temperatures could ex

Society | June 25, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2589

Bulgarian, Saved by Silicone Breast in Crash Enters World's Funniest News 06

The Bulgaria woman, who survived a heavy car crash thanks to her silicone breasts that acted like an air bag in October, made it to the funniest news for 2006, according to the Italian Focus magazine.

Society | June 25, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2262

Japanese Master Drummers Electrify Bulgarian Audience

The world famous Japanese drum band Yamato staged a performance to remember in Sofia's National Palace of Culture. The inspiring drumming and infectious dance rhythm thrilled Saturday evening the Bulgarian audience that flooded the hall o enjoy the perfo

Society | June 25, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1243

Krishna Followers Celebrate Major Hindu Festival in Bulgaria's Capital

Followers of the Krishna movement marched along one of Sofia's main boulevards on Saturday to celebrate a major religious holiday - Rathayatra. The picturesque Krishna procession has become a nearly traditional sight in the Bulgarian capital since its in

Society | June 24, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4075

Top Model Naomi Campbell Comes to Bulgaria in Week

Naomi Campbell, the top model known among other things for her notorious bad temper, is expected to land in Bulgaria at the end of next week, local reports say.

Society | June 24, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3139

Bulgarians Celebrate Midsummer Day

Bulgarians mark on Sunday the Midsummer Day, widely known as Enyovden, a holiday related in traditional beliefs to herbs and their healing power.

Society | June 24, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1263

Relics of St. Joan the Baptist Brought to Bulgaria

Part of the relics of Saint Joan the Baptist has been brought to Bulgaria for the first time ever on Saturday. The relics were carried in the town of Bratsigovo at a grand procession and brought to the local church, whose patron is Saint Joan.

Society | June 23, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1606

Bulgaria's Rila Monastery Opens Renewed Church-Historic Museum

Bulgaria's Rila Monastery opened Saturday its church-historic museum after eight months of renovation works. The precious collection, has been extended and some of the exhibits were restored, including a Glagolhic sheet of paper from 12th century and a p

Society | June 23, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1955

Homeless Animals Adopted at Charity Exhibition in Bulgaria

An exhibition of homeless dogs and cats was held Saturday in downtown Bulgaria's capital city of Sofia. The people, who want to adopt some of the animals, were given the opportunity to get a pet paying the modest sum of BGN 20.

Society | June 23, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1750

Chicken Paprikash

Ingredients: 4 teaspoons paprika

Society | June 22, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1365

Japanese Scientists Release Blue Collar Android Worker

Japanese scientist presented Friday their newest invention - a humanoid robot that can work in heavy weather conditions and on dangerous terrains.

Society | June 22, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1539

Unusual Mirrors to Point at World's Capitals in Sofia

Sofia may soon sport with a zero kilometre as the vanguard artist Dobrin Peychev installed special mirrors at the very centre of the city on Friday. His project consists of installing four oval metal mirrors in the shape of the number zero on a round sto

Society | June 22, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1484

Sizzling Hot Weather Hits Bulgaria, Balkan Peninsula

Bulgarians and visitors to the country were in for a scorcher on Friday as the mercury zoomed up to 40?° C.

Society | June 22, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8895

Prehistoric Agriculture Tool Unearthed in Bulgaria

Bulgaria archaeologists made a unique finding of the prehistoric times near the Ohoden village, the Bulgarian National Radio reported on Friday. The find is a rare agriculture tool, which is made of volcanic material.

Society | June 22, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2116

Julio Iglesias to Thrill Bulgarian Fans September 17

The best-selling Spanish singer of all time Julio Iglesias is to enchant Bulgarian audience with a grand concert on September 17 in Sofia's National Palace of Culture. That will be the third visit to Bulgaria of the star.

Society | June 21, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 9211
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