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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

Bulgaria's BTA Recognised for Overall Journalistic Work

The overall contribution of state-run Bulgarian news agency (BTA) to the national journalism was recognised with Chernorizets Hrabur 2006 award. BTA's chief Maxim Minchev, himself a dedicated journalist for decades, received the honorary statuette and th

Society | November 10, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 900

Artificial Gut to Help Human Digestion

UK scientists have created an artificial stomach to simulate human digestion, BBC informed. The Institute of Food Research hopes it will aid the development of new super-foods by revealing how they are broken down in the gut.

Society | November 10, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 695

Baked Potatoes in Foil

Ingredients: * 1 large baking potato

Society | November 10, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 509

To Do

PAMPER... ...yourself a bit at the beauty expo at the National Palace of Culture in Sofia.

Society | November 10, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 634

To Go

TZUM... ...Sofia's central department store where a little tiger now roams a Buddhist replica cage to the joy of visitors.

Society | November 10, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 619

Bulgaria in the Grip of Wedding Bells Weirdness

Politicians and artists have made the topic of untraditional weddings one of the most discussed in Bulgaria over the past few days. Sculptor Vezhdi Rashidov proved that eccentricity is his middle name and twisted local traditions by marrying with five be

Society | November 10, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1151

Exhibit Reminds Bulgaria of Socialist Times

A special exhibition of communist paraphernalia marked November 10, the day when Chief Secretary of the Bulgarian Communist Party (BCP) and Head of State Todor Zhivkov was dismissed from his post 17 years ago. Filled with reminiscences from the old times

Society | November 10, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 986

Bulgarian Track Tops France's Music Chart

The Dance 2006 compilation, which includes the Bulgarian song "Make Me High", reached number one on France's Top 40 album chart.

Society | November 10, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2256

Christie's Goes Ahead with Ancient Bulgarian Dish Sale

The Byzantine dish uncovered on Bulgarian land will go ahead for auctioning by Christie's, despite earlier reports a British court has halted the sale. The auction is scheduled for Thursday afternoon and the house has not announced any delay in the sale.

Society | November 9, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1004

Bulgaria's Gold Treasures Reproduced in Nail Art

Bulgarian manicurists will reproduce the country's gold treasures in nail art in the first national competition on that topic.

Society | November 9, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1154

Every Third Child in Bulgaria Willing to Take Drugs

Every third student above seventh grade in Bulgaria is willing to try drugs, education Minister Daniel Valchev said Wednesday at the start of the national information campaign for children's drug addiction prevention. The campaign is sloganed "Once you s

Society | November 8, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 871

Tiger Baptised at Sofia Department Store

An eight-month-old tiger from Amur was baptised in a promotion move by the management of Sofia's central department store TZUM. The godmother's shoes were taken on by popular actress and singer Nona Yotova.

Society | November 8, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1572

Earth Wind and Fire Experience to Rock Sofia Audience

The world-famous Chicago band Earth Wind and Fire Experience will surprise Bulgarian audience with a concert on 13 November in the National Palace of Culture in Sofia. The jazz-funk band featuring the Al McKay Allstars group will open the annual Sofia Ja

Society | November 6, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1066

World Stars Sing Happy Birthday to Bulgaria's vivatel

A grandiose gig in downtown Sofia marked Sunday one-year birthday of vivatel, the third mobile operator of Bulgaria. Ukrainian hottie Ruslana, Romania's Morandi, Sweden's Da Buzz and a pleiad of local stars made the centre city scream and sing together w

Society | November 5, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1946

Olli Rehn to Close Travelling "Mini Bulgaria"

The travelling exhibition revealing key historic and cultural moments of Bulgarian history will be officially closed by the EU commissioner for enlargement in Brussels. Olli Rehn will attend the final day of exhibition of "Bulgarian in Miniatures", which

Society | November 5, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1645

Flower Jars Flag Bulgarian Women Protest

Bulgarian women placed hundreds of jars with flowers placed inside in a protest against health fund savings on fertility programs. The symbolic protest came in response to a decision of the National Health Fund to scrap financing of medicaments for women

Society | November 5, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2279

Kylie Arrives for Comeback Tour

Kylie Minogue has returned to Sydney to resume the tour she cut short when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. "I'm thrilled to be back - I've been waiting for this day for such a long time," she told reporters at Sydney International Airport.

Society | November 5, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1148