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Bulgarian Ethno Diva Weds Former Minister in Secret

Bulgarian actress/singer Nona Yotova, famous for her ethno melodic pieces married Saturday long-time love Bogomil Bonev, former Interior Minister of the country. The bride and groom kept their ceremony in secret even from their family members, and only r

Society | July 1, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1043

Bulgarian Beach Guarded for July Morning

Security will be upped at the central beach of Burgas at Bulgaria's seaside throughout the night of Friday, as thousands are expected to gather waiting for the July Morning sunrays. A total of ten lifeguards will patrol the area in teams of two, ensuring

Society | June 30, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1109

The Cult Bring July Morning to Bulgaria

The Cult will hit Bulgaria's stage on the evening of June 30 thus heralding July morning to the country. The legendary band will play in the seaside town Kavarna that over the last year turned into Bulgaria's rock capital.

Society | June 30, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 685

Science: Tsunami Warning System Up

A tsunami warning system spreading on the Indian Ocean region is now "up and running", UNESCO announced.

Society | June 30, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 436

Health: Big Brother Eyes "Stir Honesty"

The feeling of being permanently watched makes people act more honestly, even if the eyes are not real, according to a recent study. A Newcastle University team monitored how much money people put in a canteen "honesty box" when buying a drink.

Society | June 30, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 491

Forks&Corks: Drunken Raspberries

Ingredients: 2 1/2-pint containers fresh raspberries

Society | June 30, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 322

Sofia Revels in Birthday of Lord Krishna

Followers of the Krishna movement in Bulgaria marched along one of capital Sofia's main boulevards to celebrate a major religious holiday - the birthday of Lord Krishna.

Society | June 29, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1179

Pregnant Britney Poses Nude

Pop princess Britney Spears who is five months pregnant has posed nude for a US magazine. Spears is seen kneeling on the floor and cupping her breasts with her hands on the cover of the August issue of Harper's Bazaar.

Society | June 29, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 12459

Italian Designers Bring Light to Bulgaria

Italian designers shed some light on the art of making unique and stylish lighting fixtures in an exhibition in Sofia. Coming from Kiev, through Mumbai, New York and Montreal, the expo will charm Bulgarians until July 9.

Society | June 29, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1322

Three More Int'l Beauty Crowns for Bulgarian Kids

Two girls and a boy of Bulgaria swept beauty crowns at the international pageant Little Prince & Princess of the Universe 2006.

Society | June 28, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3531

Harry Potter Must Die, Says Rowling

Author JK Rowling has revealed that at least two characters will die in the seventh book, but gave no clue as to who would end up meeting their maker. In an interview, she explained the last chapter was written long ago and added: "One character got a re

Society | June 28, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1947

Violin Virtuoso Utto Ughi Charms Bulgaria Hall

A true catalogue of violin exploits was offered to classical music connoisseurs at Bulgaria Hall Tuesday evening, when outstanding Italian Utto Ughi played at a gala concert.

Society | June 27, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 863

Blondes Joyful over Playmate Bulgaria 2006

A blonde Playboy showgirl has won the crown of Playmate Bulgaria 2006 in hot rivalry with eleven finalists in the third edition of the contest. Playmate Bulgaria featured all the girls of local Playboy's cover for the last year, but 18-year-old Nikoleta

Society | June 27, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 33485

Lordi Packs for Bulgaria Rock Gig

This year's Eurovision winners, Finland's hard rockers of Lordi will pin some of the greatest moments during Kaliakra Rock Festival 2006.

Society | June 26, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1038

Rain Fails to Scare Off Energetic Dancers in Sofia

The summer rain that soaked up Bulgaria's capital Sunday afternoon failed to scare off the dancers gathered to mark the Power Engineer Day. The dancers assisted by the members of the Bulgare assemble joined hands into the longest "energy" dance chain in

Society | June 25, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 766

Street Parade Heats Up Sofia Passions

Summer passions were heated up in Bulgaria's capital with the launch of the Sofia street parade. Electronic music fans were entertained by some of Bulgaria's best DJs - Steven, Yasen Petrov, Smurf from Metropolis, Doncho and others.

Society | June 24, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1277

Graffiti against Drugs Abuse in Sofia

Young graffiti writers gathered in Sofia for an art weekend dedicated to the International Day against Drug Abuse - June 26. The event is a part of the youths' initiative Teens for Teens and is taking place in Sofia's Borisova garden.

Society | June 24, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3090

Free Blood Pressure Tests in Bulgaria for Pharmacy Day

Free blood pressure tests were organized in southern Bulgarian town Dupnitsa by the Bulgarian arm of pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca, marking the Pharmacy Day. Medical students and the team of AstraZeneca Bulgaria measured the blood pressure of the volu

Society | June 24, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 841

Rain in Bulgaria Scares Off Scorpions

Rock legends of Scorpions postponed the gig in Stara Zagora that was scheduled for Friday. The heavy rain that soaked up the city was pointed as a reason for the postponement.

Society | June 24, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 587

Tuning Masters Show Skills in Sofia

Sofia opened doors for an auto tuning and audio expo for experts in the fields showed off their skills and best models. Held in the capital's Festivalna Hall, the event gathered surprisingly few exhibitors, especially considering the rapid development of

Society | June 24, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 820

12 Bulgarian Playmate Wannabes to Tame the Bull

Twelve finalists will rival in the third edition Playmate Bulgaria. The organizers of the event, however, revealed that the contest would not be a typical beauty pageant.

Society | June 23, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 16243