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Barbara Hendricks Comes to Enchant Bulgaria

Opera soprano and jazz performer Barbara Hendricks will storm Sofia stage on October 29. In Sofia she will be accompanied by the jazz formation of Magnus Lindgren, one of the most talented jazz composers of all times.

Society | October 25, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 715

DJ Gizmo Joins Bulgarian Pop Diva on Sofia Stage

Famous Bulgarian pop diva Teddy Katsarova will make a major come back to Bulgarian stage with the help of DJ Gizmo from the popular Bomfunk MC's band. Teddy Katsarova, who stormed Bulgaria's music rang lists a few years ago and then left for Stockholm, o

Society | October 24, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1223

Bulgaria's Website Challenge Sees Record Interest

The BG Site 2005 contest is enjoying previously unseen interest, organizers announced. More than 6,000 people have already voted online for their favorites.

Society | October 24, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 490

Young Bulgarian Talents Prized with Scholarships

Eleven Bulgarian students were awarded scholarships in a competition prizing the young talents in the art field on Monday. The competition was held for the first time by "Gallery of the Bulgarian Talents" fund, jointly established by Todoroff wine cellar

Society | October 24, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 781

Sect Leader Moon To Visit Bulgaria - Report

Rev. Sun Myung Moon, leader of the Unification Church, will visit Bulgaria on Thursday, reports claim.

Society | October 24, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 574

Spain's Bad Girl Hit Stage with Bulgarian Rappers

Mala Rodriguez, often described as the bad girl and the phenomenon of Spanish hip-hop scene, was a special guest at the concert of Bulgarian rap trio Upsurt. Upsurt and Rodriguez hit Sofia stage together on October 22 after which the four entered the rec

Society | October 23, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1388

Ancient Ritual Cauldron Unearthed in Bulgaria

Bulgarian treasure-hunters discovered an ancient bronze cauldron, used for ritual funerals more than thirty centuries ago, on Saturday.

Society | October 22, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4222

Volunteers to Clean Bulgarian Hills

Volunteers will gather to clean up three hills in Bulgaria's city of Plovdiv during the initiative "Donate an hour to voluntary service". The initiative is part of the yearly program called "Donate an hour" that Plovdiv partakes in.

Society | October 22, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 563

New Potter Adventures Too Scary to Watch

The new Harry Potter movie has been rated too scary by the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC), and kids wouldn't be able to watch it alone. Censors gave "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" a 12A rating , meaning that children under the age of

Society | October 22, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1003

Bulgarian Rappers Join Efforts with Spanish Star

Bulgarian rap trio Upsurt will record a song with Spanish pearl Mala Rodriguez. Upsurt and Rodriguez will hit Sofia stage together on October 22.

Society | October 21, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 526

Irish Pipes on Sofia Streets

Irish pipes could be heard along Sofia streets on Friday morning to mark a solemn British navy victory 200 years ago. The pipe men do not perform on a regular basis, but only gather on special occasions, the British Embassy announced in a press release.

Society | October 21, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 972

Baby Named Google in Sweden

The parents of a Sweden-born boy have named him Google after the popular search engine. Little Google Kai is the son of a Lebanese father, Walid Kai, has a doctorate in search-engine marketing.

Society | October 21, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1657

Forks&Corks: Monastery Gyuvetch

This dish used to be prepared at the Rila Monastery kitchen (magernitsa). Rila Monastery is one of the famous Bulgarian Visitors attractions - a monastery which has survived many attacks by the Ottoman Turks and has provided a shelter for many innocent pe

Society | October 21, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 957

Health: Hot Chilli Fuels Sleep

Diets high in chilli may help people nod off at night and bound out of bed more energetically in the morning, according to a pilot study. A Tasmanian physiologist, Andrew Davies, surveyed 25 volunteers on a controlled meal plan for four weeks and compare

Society | October 21, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 393

"Move It or Lose It" - Bulgarians Mark World Osteoporosis Day

Running tracks were laid at several sites in Sofia to show Bulgarians the role of exercise in building strong bones. The initiative was part of a series of events on October 20, which is celebrated worldwide as World Osteoporosis Day 2005.

Society | October 20, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 720

Hollywood Exposes Bulgarian Sex Slavery

A Bulgaria-shot film about forced prostitution will be screened in Hollywood on Friday.

Society | October 20, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3600

Orpheus Tomb Menaced to Turn into Ruins

The ancient megalith building supposed to be the Orpheus tomb is threatened to turn into ruins, unless a protective construction is built over it. A large part of the tomb, which is made of limestone, suffered damages by the torrential rains that hit the

Society | October 19, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2186

Bulgarian Fans Vote for BG Stars

All Bulgarian lifestyle fans will be able to cast their vote and pick the most glamorous BG Stars. Fans will vote for top body, love affair and scandal of the BG stars.

Society | October 19, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2176

Bulgaria Launches Orthodox Radio

The first Bulgarian Orthodox radio will has started airing on-line early Wednesday morning.

Society | October 19, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 579

America Offers Books to Sofia Kids

Children and teenagers in Sofia will be encouraged to read American books, with the opening of a special press corner. America's first lady Laura Bush has already made the first donation of books.

Society | October 18, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1263

BusinessWeek Mag Launched in Bulgaria

World's top business weekly BusinessWeek will have a Bulgarian version next year. Publishers have announced that it will include translations from the English-language version, as well as material by Bulgarian journalists.

Society | October 18, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 427