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World's Tallest Man Weds Woman 2/3rds His Size

The tallest man in the world married a woman, who is 2/3 shorter than him. A shop assistant, whose height is only 1,68, is the bribe of the 2,36-meter-tall Chinese national Bao Xishun.

Society | March 28, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2031

Sofia School Celebrates Patron

Sofia's 29th school Kuzman Shapkarev celebrated its patron on Wednesday, gathering its students for a day of fun and partying. Modern ballet, live bagpipe performaces and folk dances entertained the students, Darik News reported.

Society | March 28, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 622

Luc Besson's New Animation Enchants Bulgaria

The legendary French director Luc Besson is on a visit to Bulgaria to promote his new film "Arthur and the Minimoys". The filmmaker gave Wednesday a press conference for presenting the original production, which is a part-animated, part-live action featu

Society | March 28, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1197

Sofia's Earth and People Museum Shows Exotic Animals

The Earth and People Museum in Sofia opened doors on Tuesday to stage an exhibition of some of the most dangerous reptiles in the world. Organizer of the exotic animals exhibition is the Thracian Herpetology Association.

Society | March 27, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3432

Michael Jackson to Build Giant Robotic Replica of Himself in Las Vegas

King of Pop Michael Jackson is planning to erect a giant robot of himself which shoots laser beams for his Las Vegas show, international media reported.

Society | March 27, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1502

Bulgaria Presents Ikar Theatrical Awards

Bulgaria's Artists' Union threw Tuesday night a ceremony for giving the annual theatre awards Ikar (Icarus). This year's surprise was that the ceremony took place in a circus, as on the same date Bulgaria's Circus celebrates its 110th anniversary.

Society | March 27, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1070

Gay Couple, Anna Nicole Smith-Follower in Bulgaria's VIP Brother

Bulgaria's famed Roma transvestite and his partner in life are among the most exciting and most expected contestants in the second edition of Bulgaria's VIP Brother show. Apart from them, contestants included a young woman known for her aged protector, m

Society | March 26, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3339

George Michael Joins Campaign in Support of Bulgarian Nurses

Controversial pop star George Michael will play a gig in Sofia on May 28 as part of his forthcoming summer tour, which will also support the plight of five Bulgarian nurses jailed in Libya, event organizers said on Monday. The campaign, under the motto "

Society | March 26, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2480

Politician Joins Bulgaria's VIP Brother 2

The municipal councillor Vesselin Danov from Bulgaria's seaside city of Varna will be one out of 12 roommates, who are to enter the VIP Brother's house on Monday, Darik News reported. The participants in the second season of the show will be six women an

Society | March 26, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1907

Bulgarian Princess Kalina's 1st Son Gets Ancient Martenitsa as Gift

The newborn son of Bulgaria's Princess Kalina got Sunday a most unusual present for his birth from a man of the revolutionary town of Sopot. The little Simeon III Hassan, who was born on March 14, received a typical Bulgarian martenitsa of 150 years of a

Society | March 25, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2153

In Vitro Conceived Bulgarian Kids Gather for Annual Meeting

Bulgarian children, who were born after their mothers have conceived in vitro, gathered on Sunday for their annual meeting.

Society | March 25, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1144

Elton John Marks 60th Birthday with His 60th Concert

The world famous musician Sir Elton John will celebrate his 60th birthday by throwing his record 60th concert on Sunday. The concert will take place in New York's legendary Madison Square Garden.

Society | March 25, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5258

Bulgarian Moms Plant Flowers as Initiative for Preventing Spina Bifida

Bulgaria's initiative committee "300 Babies More" continued their 2006 initiative and planted 300 flowers on Sunday. The event was fixed for March 25 as this is the date when Orthodox Christians celebrate the day when God sent an angel to Virgin Mary to

Society | March 25, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1266

Bulgaria Switches to Daylight Saving Time

Bulgaria and the whole world moved the hands of the clock with an hour forward on Saturday night to switch to Daylight Saving Time. The main idea behind this switch is to preserve energy bu using natural light longer.

Society | March 25, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1033

US Ambassador, Bulgaria's Culinary Anchor Cook in Sofia Mall

US Ambassador to Bulgaria John Beyrle and the anchor of a successful culinary show Uti Bachvarov cooked a tasty dish in the first day, dedicated to the American Cuisine in Sofia on Saturday. The two chefs fried a beefsteak, pour some ketchup, bourbon and

Society | March 24, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1320

Anna Nicole Smith's Diaries Sold for USD 500,000

Two of the diaries of the former Playboy Playmate and oil tycoon's widow Anna Nicole Smith have been sold for USD 500,000 to an anonymous German businessman. A representative of the auction house, which offered the inmost papers, said the buyer paid USD

Society | March 24, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1349

Charity Fashion Show for Orphan School Graduates

A charity fashion show was organized Friday for helping Bulgarian orphan students, preparing for the special evening, which marks the final of school education course. The event was a joint initiative of the car producing company Moto Pfohe and Bulgarian

Society | March 23, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 943

Sofia Clubs

**Amor** Underground pass Bulgaria Blvd.

Society | March 23, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 772

Forks&Corks: Tarator (Cold Cucumber Soup)

Ingredients: 500 g yoghurt; 1 cup water; 1 or 2 diced cucumbers a couple of spoonfuls chopped dill; salt, vinegar and oil to taste; garlic (optional); a couple of spoonfuls chopped walnuts (optional)

Society | March 23, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 663

To Go

UNIVERSIADA HALL... ...if you are into porn and the art of eroticism, for that is where Sofia's annual Eros Show has gathered some of the brightest stars in the sector.

Society | March 23, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 761

To Do

TURN... ...the clock forward this weekend if you don't want to be late for everything on Monday.

Society | March 23, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 603