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Major Bulgarian Tour to Pour Fresh Hits

Bulgaria's most popular hip-hop band Upsurt are getting together with pop stars in a music tour that seems to bring out summer's potential super hits. Melodic pop celeb Dicho, young vocalist Lora Karadzhova, last year's Eurovision find Ya-Ya, Slave from

Society | May 4, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 528

Van Damme Wraps Sofia Action

Hollywood hero Jean-Claude Van Damme took part in the final shooting of three scenes to wrap up his latest action movie engagement in Sofia.

Society | May 4, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1874

World's Heaviest Man Posed for Surgery

A half-tonne Mexican man believed to be world's heaviest is set for an operation in Italy. Manuel Uribe, weighting 550 kilograms, has drawn the attention of doctor Giancarlo De Bernardinis.

Society | May 4, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1816

Van Gogh Painting Sold for USD 40 M

A rare painting by Vincent Van Gogh has been sold for more than USD 40 M (about EUR 32 M) at an auction in New York, media broke Wednesday. "L'Arlesienne, Madame Ginoux" became the fourth most expensive work of the Dutch genius.

Society | May 3, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 649

Sofia Bookstore Opening Suits President's Book

Known to be an avid reader, President Georgi Parvanov was pleased to officially inaugurate the newest bookstore of the Helikon chain in Sofia.

Society | May 2, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1180

2 Diagnosed with Marseilles Fever in Bulgaria

Two Bulgarian men have been diagnosed with Marseilles fever in Bulgaria's second city of Plovdiv. The fever is usually caused by tick bites, and causes a rise in temperature, general faintness, and rashes.

Society | May 2, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 470

Bulgaria Marks World Asthma Day

Free test for measuring of breathing capacity were carried out in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on Tuesday to mark the World Asthma Day. The measuring was organized with the assistance of AstraZeneca, a pharmaceutical giant will almost 30 years of experience

Society | May 2, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 627

US Ambassador Gets Red Army Ensemble Treat in Sofia

US Ambassador to Bulgaria John Beyrle and Russia's envoy Anatolii Potapov attended the exhilarating production of the renowned Red Army Ensemble in Sofia.

Society | May 1, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1055

Russian Diva Wins Mrs World

Teenage Russian brunette Sofia Arzhakovskaya has been crowned Mrs World 2006 at the final of the contest in St Petersburg, Russia. Arzhakovskaya, 18, wed only a year ago.

Society | April 30, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5776

Music to Fill Sofia Public Transport

Sofia's people will soon have the pleasure to combine their transportation with music experiences. The capital's subway will be playing various melodies - from folklore to classical - as of May 1, it was announced Sunday.

Society | April 30, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 985

Sofia Celebrates Dance Day with Hot Premiere

"The Taste of Your Body" was the name of the most spectacular dance show organized in Bulgaria to mark the international Dance Day. The premiere of the performance by popular Arabesque Ballet attracted Sofia's seekers of fine and exciting dance art on Sa

Society | April 30, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 782

Ultramodern Eye Op Performed in Sofia

A Japanese surgical ace carried out in Sofia the most up-to-date method of removing eye cataract. Takayuki Akahoshi performed the surgery at the Military Medical Academy, where medics were seated in a special video room to watch live the operation.

Society | April 29, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 646

Bulgarian Mini-Beauties in Tune For World Hit

After sweeping last year's Little Princess of The World, Bulgaria is sending three young girls to this year's edition of the contest. Yoanna Vutova (9) with sisters Konstantina (11) and Ahinora (16) Lyubomilova will leave for Santo Domingo in the Dominic

Society | April 28, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1715

Paulo Coelho Comes to Sofia

Internationally acclaimed best-selling author Paulo Coelho is planning a trip to Bulgaria.

Society | April 28, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 947

Science: Mysterious Comet Nears Earth

A mysterious comet that is orbiting the sun while dividing its core is to come close to the Earth, experts said. The comet named, "Schwassmann-Wachmann 3," will come closest to the Earth on May 12, but is expected to be most clearly seen from next weeken

Society | April 28, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1029

Fashion: Summer 2006 Make-up

1. Rocker Chicks Look

Society | April 28, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1789

President Dubs Singer Juanes "Colombia's Greatest Envoy"

Colombia's president Alvaro Uribe called latin pop star Juanes "Colombia's greatest envoy" after the hottie performed a unique concert in the European Parliament on April 19.

Society | April 27, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1086

Furry Ballerina Dies in Bulgaria

A "ballerina" bear accommodated in a special Bulgarian park has passed away, after an exhausting career of entertaining passers-by. Galya's body was buried and her head was taken for examination, media reported Thursday.

Society | April 27, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 722

UNICEF Helps Bulgaria Raise Teens AIDS Awareness

Sixty of every 100 Bulgarian teenagers should be aware how to protect themselves from AIDS, states a Plan from the 2009 program between the Bulgarian government and the United Nations Children's Fund - UNICEF. The agreement was approved by the Council of

Society | April 27, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2320

JLo, MTV Join Efforts in Reality Show

Latin diva Jennifer Lopez, an actress and a singer, is in talks with MTV to star in her own reality show. MTV sources have confirmed they are working with JLo to develop a weekly show that will focus on her real life.

Society | April 27, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 482

Bulgarian Sanctuaries "On Display" in National Geographic

Kenneth Garrett, the famous photographer of the "National Geographic", whose pictures and materials in the field of archeology, paleontology and ancient cultures are known across the world, started shooting in Bulgaria. Garrett and his team are working o

Society | April 27, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 864