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Tipsy Folk Singer Wins Bulgaria's VIP Brother

Pop-folk macho Konstantin triumphed over Miss Bulgaria 1999 in the final of the VIP Brother reality show, a clash anticipated with great eagerness by the audience. The happy winner, who pockets BNG 50 000, treated himself with alcohol before stepping out

Society | April 11, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1516

ONYX Blow up Own Afterparty in Sofia

American hip-hop legends ONYX gave their Bulgarian fans more than they'd ever expected when they appeared at the afterparty to their Sofia concert on Monday, an SNA reporter witnessed. After a smashing performance at the capital's Hristo Botev Hall in th

Society | April 11, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 652

Still No Heat in Bulgaria for J Lo's Gig

It seems as if passionate diva Jennifer Lopez is unable to intrigue the Bulgarian audience as her colleagues from Depeche Mode did. Instead of the expected queues of fans waiting to get their pass for a close up meeting with the Latin diva, there were ha

Society | April 10, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1193

Bulgaria Tolerant Towards Prostitution - Survey

There is a great tolerance towards prostitution in Bulgaria, a survey of MBMD polling agency showed. Mira Yanova from MBMD explained that interviews with prostitutes, clients and girls aged 14 to 20 have been carried out.

Society | April 10, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 971

Bulgarian Violin Guru Special Guest at Rolling Stones Show

Bulgaria-born violin virtuoso Vasko Vassilev was among the special guests at the Shanghai's show of rock legends Rolling Stones, which was a part of the band's tour "A Bigger Bang". Besides a big fan of the band for more than 10 years the Bulgarian viol

Society | April 10, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2237

Bulgarian Jazz Diva Brings out New Album

Bulgarian jazz diva Kameliya Todorova presented her new album Saturday night with a spectacular show in the Youth Theatre in Sofia. Todorova's seventh album "Feels like" is influenced by the contemporary soul music, with a dash of her own style - a style

Society | April 9, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 520

New Therapy Defies Cancer in Bulgaria

A new cancer-healing method has already proven successful in Bulgaria, reports claim. The revolutionary therapy directly attacks the tumors' blood vessels, thus preventing the forming of new ones.

Society | April 8, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1142

Eros Orders Unique Designer Shirt for Sofia

Eros Ramazzotti will put on a special T-shirt to gladden his Bulgarian fans this summer, the press said. Dolce & Gabbana will create a unique garment with the print "Sofia" on it for the megastar crooner.

Society | April 8, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1251

Mark Anthony To Join J Lo in Bulgaria - Report

Latin diva Jennifer Lopez will probably come to Sofia accompanied by her husband - singer Mark Anthony, reports claim. Anthony, who has quite a career in music as well, has no concerts planned for that period of time, so he will most likely be joining hi

Society | April 8, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1096

Unseen Judas Gospel Sheds New Light on Betrayal

An ancient manuscript containing the long lost Gospel of Judas was presented by National Geographic in Bulgaria on Thursday, the same day it was brought to light in Washington.

Society | April 7, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2231

Bulgarian Kids Injured in Car Accidents Receive Special Help

Eight children from Sofia injured in car accidents received financial help that will help them get better. On the World Health Day, April 7, the partners from the Charity fund with the Bulgarian Red Cross presented the children with the aid that will hel

Society | April 7, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 947

World Lacks Health Workers

Four million health workers are needed to combat the "chronic shortage" around the world, a report from the World Health Organization warned. Fifty-seven countries have a serious shortage of health workers, affecting children's jabs, pregnancy care and a

Society | April 7, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 239

Forks&Corks: Apple Cookie Cake

Ingredients: 2 sticks butter

Society | April 7, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 395

Fashion: Bikini Revels Half-Centenary on Top

The all-time fashionable bikini has seen remarkable 60-year anniversary on While leaving an uncovered area between its two parts, the bikini have added a completely new trend of fashion and beauty perceptions.

Society | April 7, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 533

Bulgarian, 65, to Bicycle The Globe

An elderly Bulgarian man will head this summer on a bicycling journey around the world. Plamak Zanev, who is the only Bulgarian who has traveled the whole of Europe on a bike for two years, will start his global adventure in August.

Society | April 6, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1019

Italy Football Stars Strip for Steamy Ad Campaign

Five Italian football heartthrobs have taken clothes off for a Dolce & Gabbana campaign that is sure to set fashion fans on fire. Fabio Cannavaro, Milan's Gennaro Gattuso and Andrea Pirlo, together with Juventus teammates Manuele Blasi and Gianluca Zambr

Society | April 6, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 23035

Study: Men Make Women Fat

Women tend to gain weight after moving in with a boyfriend, a study suggest. According to UK dieticians, co-habiting with men changes women's nutrition habits, adding more fat and sugar to their diet.

Society | April 6, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1293

Web Site Ranks World's Top 10 Greatest Impostors

A web site ranked world's top ten impostors in history. The first place in the ranking of 2Spare.

Society | April 6, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 643

Lopez Tickets to Hit EUR 40

Ticket prices for the Jennifer Lopez gig in Sofia will hit about EUR 40. The first 20 000 passes launched for sale, however, will cost about EUR 18.

Society | April 5, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1080

Renowned Bulgarian Artist "Unseen" Works on Display

Bulgarian artist Edmond Demirdzhian's works that haven't been shown to the world are on display in the National exhibition centre for contemporary art in Sofia. The exhibition "Unseen" by Edmond, which was opened Wednesday evening, includes paintings cre

Society | April 5, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 470

Bulgaria to Produce Anti-AIDS Vaccine

The prepared anti-AIDS vaccine will be initially produced in Bulgaria, the director of the National Centre for Contagious and Parasitic Diseases Bogdan Petrunov revealed. Earlier in the week Italian Professor Vittorio Colizzi, one of the founders of AIDS

Society | April 5, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1205