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Bulgaria Celebrates Horse Easter with Races

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church marked St. Todor's Day, also known as Horse Easter, on Saturday.

Society | March 11, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 778

Bulgaria Picks Eurovision Finalist

Saturday will see the decisive round in the Bulgarian contest for Eurovision song contest. The twelve finalists picked among twenty-four shortlisted songs will perform their songs to collect SMS support from viewers.

Society | March 11, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 592

Latino Fiesta Heats Up Passions in Sofia

Salsa, merenge, flamenco and zorba conquered Sofia's streets on Saturday. The organizers of the Latino fiesta dance school "Pambos Dancing Center" aim to turn it into a tradition.

Society | March 11, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 884

Sofia Launches Ticket Sales for Eros

Ticket sales for the concert of Eros Ramazzotti's gig in Sofia began on Friday. Passes to top event are available online through the Ticketstream system.

Society | March 10, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1048

Forks&Corks: Smashed Potatoes, Peas

Ingredients: 1 cup whole milk

Society | March 10, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 390

Fashion: Redeem Knicker-Flasher

Forget balancing books on your head or learning to use excessive amounts of cutlery at dinner though. You would be more interested in learning a thing or two about maintaining modesty...

Society | March 10, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 473

Be Healthy on the Booze

While many are sticklers when it comes to the number of calories on their plates, few people add up all the calories in their glass. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has recently published healthy beverage guidelines, similarly to a food pyrami

Society | March 10, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 408

Sofia Opens Film Extravaganza

More than 180 films from all over the world will shower Sofia during the traditional Sofia Film Fest, opened on Thursday. The international forum will continue for ten days, providing a valuable opportunity to movie lovers to expand their horizon.

Society | March 9, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 478

NY Rap Legends ONYX Ready for Sofia Gig

New York rappers ONYX will come to hit Sofia stage on April 10. The news for the concert came just days after it was announced that Dj Muggs from Cypress Hill and GZA from Wu Tang Clan, have cancelled their concert scheduled for April 3.

Society | March 9, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3246

Intl Movie Marathon Kicks Off in Sofia

The tenth edition of the international Sofia Film Festival opens Thursday to show the uniqueness of the movie art. The beginning of one of Bulgaria's biggest film festivals will be marked with the screening of a Belgium- France production The Child (L'en

Society | March 9, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 603

Bulgarian Art in European Parliament

An exhibition of contemporary Bulgarian art will be presented at the European Parliament in Strasbourg March 14 to 16. The exhibition aims to present works of Bulgarian artists from Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna and Veliko Tarnovov, the cities of the Bulgarian o

Society | March 8, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 576

Bulgarian Christmas Charity Helps 22 Children So Far

So far 22 children have received aid through the the Bulgarian Christmas charity event. Part of the money collected during the Bulgarian Christmas have been used for medicaments for a one-year treatment of 15 sick children.

Society | March 8, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 590

Ladies Celebrate International Holiday

Bulgarian men have it tough Wednesday, with flower prices rocketing sky high, and women all around them eagerly expecting a colorful March 8 gift for their holiday. Internationally recognized as Women's Day, the holiday is often scolded by some women cla

Society | March 8, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1009

Football Coach Weds Bulgarian Super Babe

A football coach from Bulgaria's Plovdiv struck it lucky with supermodel Elena Garbeva, her agency revealed. The top beauty has married Assen Chotrov who coaches the junior side of former Bulgarian champ Lokomotiv Plovdiv.

Society | March 7, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1041

Bulgaria Switches to Summer Clocking March 26

Bulgarians will switch clocks an hour forward on March 26, it became known on Monday. Thus the nation will step into the daylight saving time, or the summertime clocking.

Society | March 6, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 450

Rappers Dominate Bulgarian Top Music Awards

Bulgarian rappers from Upsurt grabbed three sets of MM honours, in the eighth edition of the traditional annual awards.

Society | March 6, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 764

Crashing Win at Oscars Night

"Crash" was awarded best picture honours in Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony.

Society | March 6, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 603

Bulgarians Beg Forgiveness Before Easter Lent

The first Sunday before Easter Lent in Bulgaria is traditionally marked by begging forgiveness from the elders of the family and friends. On this day Orthodox Christians turn to their elders and apologize for all their wrongs over the year.

Society | March 5, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1121

Hollywood "Sick and Tired" of Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes

Tom Cruise and his fiancee Katie Holmes entered history on Saturday by becoming the first couple "honored" with the Hollywood Razzie award for "most tiresome tabloid targets".

Society | March 5, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1948

"Masquerade Games" Expel Evil Spirits

On the eve of the first Sunday before Lent, men carrying traditional multi-coloured masks with beads, ribbons and woolen tassels, danced in the village of Kamen, near the town of Sliven, to expel evil spirits and herald the advent of spring.

Society | March 4, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1378

Free-of-Charge Lift Rides on Vitosha Mountain

Students and pensioners had the chance Saturday to enjoy free-of-charge rides on "Simeonovo-Aleko" and "Dragalevtsi-Goli Vrah" chair lifts on Vitosha Mountain. The promotion will be valid for those who show public transport cards.

Society | March 4, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 751