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Serbs to Follow Music Icon to Bulgaria

Serbian offices will be selling tickets for the Bulgarian concert of folk icon Ceca Velickovic, local press reported. The superstar will be the first musician ever to perform at the renovated Vassil Levski Stadium in Sofia.

Society | July 26, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1036

Goldie's Bulgaria Gig Cancelled, Only 96 Tickets Sold

Bulgarian fans won't get to see techno star Goldie play live in Sofia, because of the "disappointingly" low demand, organizers from New Music Agency (NMA) announced Thursday. Only 96 tickets have been sold for what should have been a spectacular drum'n'b

Society | July 26, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 865

Eastern Europe "Sex Tourism Destination" for Italians

Many Italian men and women, single or recently divorced are lately looking for more than just a trip in the summer, and some turn to Eastern Europe, Italian newspaper L'Unita, writes. In a report on the sex tourism trend among Italians, the paper states

Society | July 26, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5161

Bulgarian Divas Pull "Naked" Trick for Charity

Bulgarian television star Natalia Simeonova, pop diva Maria Ilieva and charismatic actress Koyna Rousseva became the celebrities in a campaign against breast cancer this year. The three beautiful women used their sex appeal to bring the serious disease a

Society | July 26, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6122

Bulgarian Journalists Celebrate Press Freedom in Style

A piece of plastic art, gift to all Bulgarian journalists, was officially inaugurated in front of the office of the state-run Bulgarian News Agency in Sofia late on Tuesday. Representatives from all media, the Bulgarian Media Coalition, and many other pr

Society | July 26, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 761

Kylie Minogue Returns with New Fragrance

Australian pop star Kylie Minogue will launch her own perfume this autumn as she continues her comeback after successfully beating breast cancer.

Society | July 25, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1071

60% of Bulgarians Admit Romance at Work

About 60% of the Bulgarians, who answered an on-line poll admit that they have had a romantic relationship with a colleague at least once. A total of 950 people answered the poll published at Neogen-owned dating sites, and their replies show that many em

Society | July 25, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 943

Russia's Beauty 2006 with Striking Resemblance to Liza Minnelli

Alexandra Masur, memorable for her resemblance to fabulous US actress and singer Liza Minelli, won Russia's biggest beauty pageant. The nineteen-year-old Moscow girl was crowned Miss Russian Beauty 2006 on Monday.

Society | July 25, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5462

Spanish Flamenco Chill To Bring Autumn Thrills to Sofia

One of Spain's biggest thrills at the moment, a flamenco chill band by the name of Chambao is planning a concert in Sofia, organizers from Prima Agency announced.

Society | July 25, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 734

Madonna Video Tops "Rule Breakers" Ranking

Madonna's Like a Prayer, condemned by Christian organisations as blasphemous upon its release in 1989, has topped a poll of videos, which "broke the rules".

Society | July 24, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 927

Puerto Rican Beauty Grabs Miss Universe Crown, Faints

Puerto Rico's Zuleika Rivera was crowned Miss Universe 2006, bringing her country the fifth pageant title.

Society | July 24, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 24685

Italian Wedding Bells Ring for Bulgaria's Ex-PM Daughter

Yana Kostova, daughter of Bulgaria's rightist Prime Minister Ivan Kostov, exchanged "I do" with her beloved Italian boyfriend Alejandro Merlini at a fairytale wedding in Sofia on Sunday.

Society | July 23, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1722

Joint Tomb of Tribal Man, Horse Discovered in Bulgaria

Bulgarian archaeologists have discovered a stunning tomb of a pecheneg, a semi-nomadic tribe of Central Asia who were assimilated partly by the Bulgarians during the XII century. The remains of the man and a horse, his head and legs, is what was found in

Society | July 22, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1160

Survey: New York Most Polite City, Bucharest - Rudest

New Yorkers are the most polite people in the world and have better manners than the citizens of London, Toronto and Moscow, a Reader's Digest ranking shows.

Society | July 22, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1046

Bulgaria Drops Saxon, Motorhead

The gig of Saxon and Motorhead in Bulgaria was reportedly cancelled, after the planned Monsters of Rock festival also failed. Saxon and Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister's side will not perform at the Black Sea side August 3, according to Avtora.

Society | July 21, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2380

Bulgarian Addicts Land Whitesnake Tickets

Bulgarian drug addicts will receive a special gift by the mayor of seaside Kavarna, who will grant them free tickets to the upcoming Whitesnake concert. As part of the "rock addiction against drug addiction" initiative, Tsonko Tsonev will provide tickets

Society | July 21, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2009

Europeans Prefer Domestic Holidays - Survey

More than half of the holiday trips of four nights and more in European Union member states were domestic, says a report of Eurostat, the Statistical Office of the European Communities. The highest proportions of domestic holidays were recorded in Greece

Society | July 21, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 660

Forks and Corks: Cheese and Pasta in a Pot

Ingredients: 1 (16 ounce) package elbow macaroni

Society | July 21, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 690

Fashion: Eye-Catching Prints

During this summer's hottest days (and nights) you will look ultra chic in bold floral or ethno prints. While in previous seasons wearing the bulk and bright patterns all over might have been dangerously close to kitsch, this style is feminine and sexy t

Society | July 21, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 690

Bulgaria Unearths Acropolis-Rivalling Ancient Sanctuary

Bulgarian archaeologists have continued their amazing streak at the ancient sanctuary of Perperikon, unearthing a temple five times larger than Athens' Acropolis.

Society | July 20, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5535

Bulgarian Coastal Mayor Blamed for Monsters of Rock Cancellation

Organizers of the famous Monsters of Rock festival have blamed the mayor of the Black Sea host city of Varna for failing to bring to life the major event.

Society | July 20, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 726