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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

Bulgarians Encouraged for Euro-Baby Sex

Bulgarian couples having sex these days have a chance to produce Baby of 2007, organizers of the annual campaign announced. Next year's first newborn will not only be Baby of The Year, but also Bulgaria's first baby-entrant to the European Union.

Society | April 5, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1756

Bulgaria Maps out Paid-Love Hearths

A map of Bulgarian hovels will be worked out by the prosecution to trace the densest locations of paid love. The move was argued within the framework of efforts to curb human trafficking channels through the country.

Society | April 4, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 527

Turkey's Pop Prince with Bulgarian Show

Turkey's most successful pop star in recent years will stage his first concert in Bulgaria this summer. Tarkan will step at the Lokomotiv Stadium in Sofia on June 2, after a warm-up performance by Bulgarian duo KariZma.

Society | April 4, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1415

Glow of Tinted Diamonds Dazzles Sofia

Bulgarian fanciers of precious stones are faced with a strong temptation, a just-opened exhibition of exotic gems. For the first time in the country, visitors will see champagne-coloured diamonds, at a price of USD 450 for a carat.

Society | April 4, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 684

Football's Freddie Ljungberg Remains Gay Fave

Swedish football star Freddie Ljungberg has retained his status of dream partner for homosexual men. For the second consecutive year, the Attitude magazine gave Freddie, 28, the title Hottest Football Stud.

Society | April 4, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 21494

Uriah Heep Come to Rock Bulgaria in May

Rock legends Uriah Heep will come for a major gig in Bulgaria's Black Sea capital Varna in May. The rock legends' concert will be dedicated to May 24 the Day of the Bulgarian culture and education.

Society | April 3, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 985

Stars Make Way to Mini Beauties on Catwalk

A new Bulgarian beauty contest is on the way to demonstrate that ladies would not necessarily have supermodel 90-60-90 to be attractive. Popular television hostess Veneta Raykova is organizing Mini Miss Bulgaria 2006, and has set 1.

Society | April 3, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3872

VIP Brother in Bulgaria Promises Follow-up Court Sagas

The first season of VIP Brother in Bulgaria promises to end in more quarrel than fanfare-like manner with stars planning to lodge lawsuits among themselves.

Society | April 3, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1142

Rowling "Kills" Harry Potter in Next Book

Millions of fans of the school boy magician Harry Potter will be saddened to learn that, according to rumors, their hero dies in the new, as-yet-unnamed book. The author JK Rowling refused to specify the exact date of the release of the the seventh - and

Society | April 2, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3779

Theatre Marathon Keeps Sofia University Awake

Sofia University saw the start of the traditional 24-hour-long theatre marathon Saturday morning.

Society | April 2, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 875

Planet Gabrovo Turns 30 on April Fool's Day

A planet, named after the Bulgarian town of Gabrovo, famous for its residents' legendary sense of humour, marks thirty years since its discovery.

Society | April 1, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1086

Drummerworld Comes to Sofia Jazz Peak

Drums master Peter Erskine has come to Sofia to perform with some of Bulgaria's best musicians.

Society | March 31, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 808

Nikopol Treasure Amazes Sofia

The famous Nikopol treasure is part of the new exhibition opened at the National Historical Museum in Sofia. The exhibition at the museum includes 300 artifacts.

Society | March 31, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 998

Women Consider Casual Sex Immoral - Survey

Nine out of 10 women think one night stands are immoral, a recent survey shows. Researchers investigating female attitudes to sex and sexuality found most women had more traditional views of casual sex than they expected, BBC reported.

Society | March 31, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 582

Original Mind Wins Bulgarian Designer of The Year

Bulgaria's young Virginia Zdravkova, famous for her vivid imagination in creating formal fashion, was named designer of the year in a glitzy gala. Zdravkova grabbed the Golden Needle statuette, an award handed out every year by the Bulgarian Academy of F

Society | March 31, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 949

Health: Smoking May See EU-wide Ban

Passive smoking is killing around 20,000 non-smoking EU citizens every year, according to new findings unveiled in the European parliament this week. The figures, in a report published by the Smoke Free Partnership, a new campaign group supported by EU h

Society | March 31, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 871

Science: Heat-Keen Bug Haunts Antarctic

Scientists have found traces of a heat-loving bacterium that probably lives beneath a frozen lake in Antarctica. Lake Vostok is covered by more than 3 km of ice and is believed to have been isolated from our planet's atmosphere for millions of years.

Society | March 31, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 508

Forks&Corks: Potato, Lardon Casserole

Ingredients: 5 lb yellow-fleshed potatoes such as Yukon Gold

Society | March 31, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 332

Bulgaria Picks Prettiest Short Woman

A new Bulgarian beauty contest is set to prove that women don't need supermodel height to be attractive. Popular television hostess Veneta Raykova is organizing Mini Miss Bulgaria 2006, and has set 1.

Society | March 30, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1497