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Increasing Levels of Internet Penetration in Bulgaria

The levels of Internet penetration in Bulgaria have gone up by 7 points over the last year, according to a survey of the Alpha Research polling agency. The survey also shows that the number of the adults using Internet has reached 23% in 2004, whereas in

Society | November 12, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 559

Bulgarian Mineral Water Inspires Kids Art

Bulgaria's leading mineral water bottler carried out a challenging painting contest for children, and will use the best works for the company's 2005 calendar. The participants - aged six to thirteen years - had to paint water.

Society | November 12, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 523

Galinel Style Conquers Sofia

The Plovdiv fashion house Galinel celebrated 15 years of work in the world of fashion with a stylish party on Thursday night.

Society | November 12, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 709

Fashion: Clothes to Match Your Personality

SPORTY: The main thing to remember is that casual doesn't have to mean sloppy, baggy clothes.

Society | November 12, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1230

Science: Firms Plan on Sending Man on the Moon

Two US firms are in discussions on forming a team that will compete to build spacecraft able to take humans to the Moon, Mars and possibly beyond.

Society | November 12, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 527

Health: Keep Backache Away

Stick to this simple rules to avoid backache: Save your back any sudden strain.

Society | November 12, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 381

Bulgaria Names Year's Best Journalists

Bulgaria handed out Wednesday its most prestigious journalism awards, Chernorizets Hrabur. The winners in four different categories were named during a Sofia ceremony, attended by President Georgi Parvanov and Parliament Speaker Ognyan Gerdzhikov.

Society | November 10, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 695

Sofia Ready for Key Fashion Gala

One of Bulgaria's leading model agencies has already selected 30 finalists for its annual Visages Models beauty contests. The girls are aged between 13 and 19, and come from 16 different cities, the organizers disclosed.

Society | November 10, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 914

Bulgaria's Best Journalists on Awarding Night

Three Bulgarian journalists will rival for the Publishers Union award Tchernorizets Hrabur to be given out for their overall work on Wednesday night. Georgi Koritarov, Dimitri Ivanov or Yovo Nikolov will be the winner to receive the honorary statuette an

Society | November 10, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 459

World Smartest Woman Stays Jobless in Bulgaria

A Bulgarian woman, with five Masters Degrees and an IQ of almost 200, rated the world's cleverest by the country's Mensa office has been jobless for two years now. The IQ of Daniela Simidchieva, a mother of three children, is the same as that of chemist

Society | November 9, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3809

Bulgarian Joins "The Company"

Bulgarian actor Yasen Peyankov stars in the newest movie of Robert Altman "The Company" that will be presented in Sofia during the Kinomania fest. "The Company," written by and starring "Scream" star and capable dancer Neve Campbell, is a colorful look i

Society | November 9, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 773

Brian De Palma: I Love Bulgaria

Legendary US director Brian de Palma arrived in Sofia, where he is set to shoot his newest movie. I love Bulgaria because of these cameras and journalists, De Palma said upon his arrival in Sofia where he was "attacked" by the Bulgarian media.

Society | November 9, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1849

Sofia Enjoys Calligraphy Masterpieces

A calligraphy exhibition was opened Monday in Sofia in the framework of the Japanese Culture Days in Bulgaria, which started in September. The visitors can enjoy 66 works of prominent contemporary Japanese calligraphists till November 21 in the National

Society | November 8, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 558

Oldest European Skeleton Found in Bulgaria

Bulgarian archaeologists have unearthed a preserved skeleton, believed to be the oldest ever found in Europe.

Society | November 8, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4590

Bulgarian Among BBC Music Awards Nominees

The newest album of Bulgarian Ivo Papazov "Panair" (Fairground) has been nominated for the annual BBC awards for World Music 2005. Papazov's rivals in the Europe's category include two Spanish groups "Amparanoia" and "Ojos de Brujo" as well as "Enzo Avit

Society | November 8, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 784

Scientists: Burgas Ladies are Bulgaria's Finest

Women in Bulgaria's coastal city of Burgas are the country's prettiest and most intelligent, anthropologists have discovered. Experts at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences also found out that the Black Sea port was the only place across Bulgaria without a

Society | November 7, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1834

Celtic Beats Enthrall Sofia's Music Lovers

An impressive music and dance show dedicated to the Celtic culture was staged in Sofia this weekend. The spectacle, performed by the Celtic Beats Club in Bulgaria, featured 11 dances and traditional Irish music played live at the National Opera.

Society | November 7, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 823

George Bush Makes Puppy Present

The freshly re-elected US President George Bush surprised his wife with a new puppy for her birthday. Laura Bush turned 58 on Friday, and to mark the occasion the family's pet park was boosted by a Scottish terrier they named Miss Beazley.

Society | November 6, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1603

Sweeping Rakiya Orgy Ahead in Sofia

Bulgaria's capital is bracing up for a large-scale rakiya revelry in its central area, aiming to add to the Guinness world records. Organizers of the funny gathering are expecting 3,000 participants, and plan to serve them at a 600-meter long table.

Society | November 6, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 621

Hollywood Awards Bulgarian Son-in-Law Star

Actor Tom Hanks was honoured with a Bafta Brittania award for film excellence in Los Angeles on Thursday.

Society | November 5, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 881

Top BG Music Talents Head for Studio Work

The five winners in the national contest BG Talents 2004 has taken on the stage Thursday night to perform their pieces alive. The final contest organized by BG Radio and Jim Beam for a second successive year heard remixes of Rege francais, Whenever she w

Society | November 5, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 663
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