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Bulgaria's "Thracian Enigma" Enchants The Netherlands

Bulgarian exhibition, called "Thracian Enigma", was opened Thursday in the historic city of Maastricht, the Netherlands. The local citizens will be given the exclusive opportunity to see 41 original exhibits as well as copies, which are part of the preci

Society | March 8, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1271

Marvel Comics Kill Off Captain America

Marvel Comics have written off their superhero Captain America, throwing hundreds of fans in deep mourning. While some wept for their hero dressed in red white in blue, the smarter ones scurried to comic shops hoping to buy what soon may be collector's i

Society | March 8, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8501

Bulgaria's Ladies Mark Women's Day with Mixed Emotions

Women all over Bulgaria are celebrating Thursday the International Women's Day, although many consider the holiday a relic of communism. Despite the fact that many ladies maintain that a woman should be celebrated on any given day not just March 8, no on

Society | March 8, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1252

Rolling Stones Records Perpetuated in US Congress Archives

Records of the legendary band Rolling Stones are to be included in the US Congress Library's archives. One of their most successful albums "Satisfaction" is to enter the National Record Register, which preserves historic works for the future generations.

Society | March 7, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1592

Bulgaria's Jeni Style Brings Romance in the Daily Routine

Bulgarian designer Evgenia Zhivkova, granddaughter of communist leader Todor Zhivkov, presented Wednesday her Spring-Summer 2007 collection in Sofia. With a hint for more romance in the rushed everyday life, Zhivkova, who dresses many of her MP colleague

Society | March 7, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1243

Students Present Chekhov's 1st Play in Sofia

Bulgarian theatre students presented Wednesday Anton Pavlovich Chekhov's first complete play in Sofia. Making this the final of their three thesis plays, the sophomores from the class of Atanas Atanasov presented "Ivanov", directed by Alexander Subev.

Society | March 7, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1264

Sofia Municipality Gives Wim Wenders Lifetime Achievement Award

Director Wim Wenders was given Tuesday evening a lifetime achievement award at a special ceremony in the National Palace of Culture in Sofia. The legendary director, who arrived in Bulgaria for the eleventh edition of Sofia Film Fest, was awarded by the

Society | March 7, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 954

Breast Cancer Sufferers in Bulgaria Double for 20 Years

The percentage of Bulgarian women with breast cancer have doubled over the last twenty years, doctors warned, adding that more often than not the disease is detected in a tragically late stage.

Society | March 7, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1049

Hundreds of Fans Queue as Iron Maiden Tickets Go on Sale in Bulgaria

Hundreds of fans of English heavy metal band Iron Maiden queued in Bulgarian capital Sofia on Wednesday as the first tickets for the band's June 4 gig went on sale. Iron Maiden will headline this year's edition of the annual Arena Music Festival organize

Society | March 7, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2037

Bulgarian Student Designs Car For Geneva Auto Saloon

A sport car, designed by Bulgarian student Nick Stefanov, will be displayed at the 77th International Motor Show in Geneva.

Society | March 6, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1327

Sofia Hosts Spanish Ads Exhibition

An exhibition of professional Spanish graphic and TV advertisements was officially opened Tuesday in Cervantes Culture Institute in Sofia by the Spanish Ambassador Fernando Arias . The expo, called "Viva la diferencia", includes about 200 graphic works a

Society | March 6, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1087

Rehab Britney Doll on Sale

Britney Spears has hit rock bottom as of late with a suicide attempt and a Sinead o'Connor act in her recent history, but entrepreneurs in the US have decided to dig her even deeper. With the first Britney Rehab Doll now on the market, Spears has little

Society | March 6, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 34482

Bulgaria's Education Minister "Never Read the Classics"

Bulgaria's Education Minister Daniel Valchev announced that he has never read any of the classic literature required in school and did his papers and analysis on the books without taking a look at them.

Society | March 6, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 744

Wim Wenders Receives Lifetime Achievement Award in Sofia

Director Wim Wenders arrived in Bulgaria for the eleventh edition of Sofia Film Fest, where he will receive a lifetime achievement award. Starting February 22, Bulgarians had a whole month to see 21 of Wenders' movies that offer a refreshing change from

Society | March 5, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 912

Bulgarians Rank World's 2nd in Obesity and Overweight

Bulgaria is second in the world in children obesity, shows a report of the Alexandrovska Hospital, which was presented on Monday.

Society | March 5, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1653

Romanian Names Daughter SLK in Honour of Mercedes

A Romanian citizen has chosen to name his newborn daughter SLK in honour of the compact roadster Mercedes, Romanian media reported.

Society | March 5, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1569

Lunar Eclipse Almost Wows Bulgarians

Bulgarians were treated to a rare phenomenon on Saturday night when a total lunar eclipse took place, one of only two to be visible from the country in 2007. The Sun, the Earth and the Moon lined up to create the celestial event.

Society | March 4, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5102

Mercury Creeps up to 23C in Bulgaria

Bulgarians and visitors to the south of the country are in for a nice and warm weekend as the mercury is expected to zoom up to 23C on Sunday. The spring-like temperatures will be the highest in the towns of Sandanski and Petrich, Southern Bulgaria, and

Society | March 3, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1206

Bulgarians Keep Eyes to the Sky for Lunar Eclipse

Bulgarians were treated to a rare phenomenon on Saturday night when a total lunar eclipse took place, one of only two to be visible from the country in 2007. The full eclipse, which coincided with Bulgaria's national holiday, was visible to the naked eye

Society | March 3, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2013

Heartaches Actually Bad for the Heart

Emotional pain and suffering also affects the body, scientists have discovered. People who are often plunged in depression and have strong sense of loneliness are subject to an increased risk of suffering from hear diseases, tests in Pittsburgh Universit

Society | March 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 810

Forks&Corks: Meatball Soup

Ingredients: * 1 lb Ground beef

Society | March 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 794