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St. Ignatius Day Opens Christmas Festivities in Bulgaria

Orthodox Christians in Bulgaria mark Wednesday Ignazhden, the day of St. Ignatius, which inaugurates all the Christmas and New Year festivities.

Society | December 20, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2716

First Snow Surprises Sofia, Pleases Skiers

The first snowflakes for this winter season have started falling over Sofia and other parts in Bulgaria, surprising some and delighting others.

Society | December 20, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1244

Sofia Skating Fans Enjoy Yet Another Ice Rink

Fans of skating were pleased to see the opening of a third ice rink in the capital city, just in front of Melpomena's hearth. The new entertainment facility spreads in front of the National Theatre "Ivan Vazov", under a lavishly decorated Christmas tree.

Society | December 19, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 866

Bulgarian Musicians Sing for Medics' Freedom

Stars of Bulgaria pop and rock music gathered Monday evening to stage a big concert in support of five Bulgarian medics on trial in Libya. The major music event took place in front of the National Palace of Culture in Sofia under the heading "Freedom for

Society | December 18, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 882

Retro Tram Spotted in Sofia's Streets

A retro tram was spotted in Sofia's streets on Sunday.

Society | December 17, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1473

Prince William's Girlfriend Turns down Queen's Christmas Invitation

Kate Middleton, Prince William's girlfriend has turned down the Queen's invitation to spend Christmas with the Royal Family.

Society | December 17, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 14963

Fantasy Anti-AIDS Carnival Held in Bulgaria

A fantasy Anti-AIDS carnival took place Saturday in Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Society | December 17, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 662

Circumcision "Reduces" HIV Risk

Circumcision at male individuals can cut the rate of HIV infection in heterosexual men by 50%, according to results from two African trials. The findings are so striking that the US National Institutes of Health decided it would be unethical to continue

Society | December 15, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3379

Cranberry-Lime Tart

Ingredients: Lime curd: 1/2 cup fresh lime juice, 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch, 3/4 cup sugar, 6 large egg yolks, 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into 8 pieces, 2 1/2 teaspoons grated lime peel

Society | December 15, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 764

Bulgaria's Wine Party Marks Anniversary

Bulgaria's Wine Party, which is seated in the southwestern town of Simitli, marks Friday its 10th anniversary. The party's 10th congress is held to celebrate the occasion.

Society | December 15, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 652

Violent Solar Storm Headed Towards Earth

A violent explosion in the Sun's atmosphere is bombarding the Earth at over 1 M km/h, which will cause a brilliant light show while threatening to damage power grids and communications systems.

Society | December 15, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4378

Bulgaria's Visages Birthdays with Pageant Show

Visages fashion agency of Bulgaria and its supermodel chief Evgenia Kalkandzhieva celebrated 12th anniversary on the wings of another contest. A birthday cake pinnacled the festive mood after winners in Visages Models 2006 competition were announced.

Society | December 15, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1300

Bulgaria's National Opera Shines Brighter than Ever

Bulgaria's National Opera will shine brighter than ever after artistic lights were installed on her fa?§ade, one of the most beautiful in Sofia. Sofia Mayor Boyko Borissov and the head of the National Opera and Ballet Borislav Ivanov turned on the lights

Society | December 14, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1000

Sofia Seminary Receives St Modest's Relics

The Sofia Seminary received Thursday the relics of Saint Modest, which will be left there lying in state. The relics were taken from the National Historical Museum and transferred to the Sofia Seminary's temple St Ivan Rilsky in the with a special church

Society | December 14, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1801

Free Mobile Medical Check-ups for Roma Launched in Bulgaria

Five mobile medical cabinets with all the necessary equipment and two fluorographs will travel around Bulgaria to check up Roma minority.

Society | December 13, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 845

Jolie Fell for Pitt while He Was Still Married

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has admitted she fell for Brad while he was still married to Jennifer Aniston but denies anything happened before he divorced. Jolie says in the January issue of Vogue she has never wanted to ruin Pitt's marriage but a de

Society | December 13, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7883

Winnie The Pooh Inspirational for Bulgarian Kids

Bulgarian children flocked Tuesday to see "the sweetest" lives performance of their favourite Winnie the Pooh story. The theatrical event was organised by local honey producer BulMed to mark the 80-th anniversary of the popular character of A.

Society | December 12, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 989

First Female Winner in Bulgaria's Big Brother 3

A female participant has won for the first time Bulgaria's Big Brother.

Society | December 11, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1406

Bee-Keeping Expo Kicks off in Sofia

The third national bee-keeping expo was launched on Monday in Sofia. The honey expo will continue until December 17, 2006 at the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB).

Society | December 11, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 774

Famous Bulgarian Singer Dies at 50

The famous Bulgarian singer and musician Tsvetan Vladovski, known to his fans as Chocho, has died on Sunday after a serious illness, his family announced. Chocho Vladovski, who died at the age of 50, became very popular in the middle of the 70's as a lea

Society | December 10, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2173

Citizens Raise Funds for Oldest Monastery in Sofia

Bulgarian believers organized Saturday a charity event for raising funds for the oldest monastery in the Sofia suburbs.

Society | December 10, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1111