Society

Sofia Public Bath to Become Modern Spa Center

Sofia's mayor Boyko Borissov suggests that the capital's public bath becomes a modern spa center. He has even ordered a check into the long repair of the bath.

Society | January 16, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1194

New Hunt for Harry Potter Role

Thousands of teenage girls have braved frosty weather coveting to secure a role in the next Harry Potter movie.

Society | January 15, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1648

Art Unites Int'l Students in Sofia

Students from Bulgaria, Turkey, Albania, Romania, Belarus and Japan have gathered in Sofia to create pieces of art jointly.

Society | January 14, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 524

Bulgarian Moviemakers Give out Best 2005 Awards

Bulgarian moviemakers have held the maiden ceremony of giving out annual award for best films.

Society | January 14, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 577

Roma People Celebrate New Year

Bulgaria's Roma population marks Saturday, January 14, the New Year.

Society | January 14, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 705

Bulgaria Honours Memory of Satirist Ralin

A CD with recitals of the legendary Bulgarian satirist Radoy Ralin was presented at a special jazz concert in Sofia. The concert that took place under the motto "It's a pleasure" was participated by the famous Bulgarian jazz performer Viki Almazidou and

Society | January 13, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 423

Health: Bulgaria Bans Banana-Shaped Toys

Toys with fruit and fruit-like shapes will be banned for trading as of June 10, the Cabinet decided.

Society | January 13, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 15697

Forks&Corks: Sweet Walnut Pastries

Ingredients: 8 sheets of Phyllo Pastry

Society | January 13, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 380

Science: Why is Milky Way Warp Formed?

Researchers have found an explanation for a mysterious warp in the Milky Way.

Society | January 13, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 720

Poll: Bulgarians Pleased With Homeland

The majority of Bulgarians are happy with their homeland, an Intersearch poll has shown. Results, as cited by the state Bulgarian News Agency, showed that 71% of Bulgarians locals were pleased with the fact that they were born here.

Society | January 12, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 797

Jolie Admits To Carrying Pitt's Baby

Angelina Jolie has admitted that she is indeed pregnant with Brad Pitt's baby. The star couple is expecting the baby this summer.

Society | January 12, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 790

Sofia Hosts Traditional New Year Festivities

The National Historic Museum in Sofia hosted the "Kukeri" group of the Bulgarian Leskovets village.

Society | January 11, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 570

Charming Brunette New Face of Bulgaria's Fashion Channel

Charming beauty Diana Petrova, Face of November, was picked Face of Bulgaria's Fashion Channel. A total of 12 faces of all 12 months of the year competed in the event, which took place for the sixth time in Sofia.

Society | January 11, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2259

Bulgaria Expects Sensation DJ Paul Oakenfold

Sensational DJ Paul Oakenfold, record producer and one of the best-known DJs worldwide, will usher the new 2006 in Bulgaria's club music on January 12. He will throw a major party in Sofia for 1000 selected guests.

Society | January 10, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2189

Bulgaria's President Launches Campaign for Zograf Monastery

Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov visited Bansko for the launch of the national campaign under the motto "Lets rebuild a depository of Bulgaria's memory" that aims to collect funds for the Zograf monastery. An initiative committee launched the beginni

Society | January 10, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 519

Enlightened Photos Raise Funds for Sofia Arts School

An intriguing exhibition of pictures embedded with sayings of popular Bulgarian author Ivan Kulekov struggles to support financially the Arts School in Sofia.

Society | January 9, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 563

Rembrandt, Rubens Pieces Stolen from Serbian Museum

Two thieves have broken into a museum in the northern Serbian city Novi Sad, stealing four valuable paintings, including works by Rembrandt and Rubens. Police say the masked robbers entered the City Museum early Sunday morning and tied up the guards.

Society | January 9, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 817

Interior Minister Returns Stolen Sculpture to Sofia Gallery

Bulgaria's Interior Minister Rumen Petkov personally returned a valuable bronze sculpture stolen last weekend from the art collection of renowned Bulgarian painter Svetlin Russev. "Head" by Anguel Stanev has a price set at 4 000 euros, but with the poten

Society | January 9, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 531

Schwarzenegger Gets 15 Stitches After Traffic Accident

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was lightly injured and received15 stitches to repair a cut lip after a minor traffic accident Sunday. Schwarzenegger was traveling on his motorcycle with his son Patrick in a sidecar, when another driver backed

Society | January 9, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 869

Czech Bella to Throw Party in Sofia

Miss Czech Republic 2000 Michaela Salacova will stage a DJ party in Sofia later this month, organizers announced Sunday. The beauty queen will perform together with German DJ Eric Sneo.

Society | January 8, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 780

Bulgaria Pays Tribute to Midwives

With a variety of colourful rituals, Bulgaria honoured midwives Sunday on the annual Babinden festival. Traditions have it that early in the morning the midwives visit the children they have delivered, and wash their faces with water.

Society | January 8, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 431