Society

Sofia Morning News Jazzes up Layout

Sofia Morning News, the first ever English language online daily in Bulgaria, published by the country's leading English-language news agency SNA, launches a brand new layout with its Monday's issue.

Society | August 28, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 769

Bulgarian Tourists Embark on Festive Climb

More than one hundred associations, members of the Bulgarian tourist union, joined the celebrations of the Day of Tourism, marked each year on the last Sunday of August.

Society | August 28, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 424

Bike Ride to Raise Money for Bulgarian Children in Need

A bike ride charity event will be organized in the begging of October to raise money for the Children at the National Hospital for Infectious Diseases in Sofia. The event is organized by the One Life Charity and will take place October 2.

Society | August 27, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 458

Sofia News Agency Celebrates Summer Wedding

Sofia News Agency celebrated the summer wedding of its close friends Todor Andonov and his beloved Mariana. Novinite.

Society | August 27, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 918

IXth Century Monastery Remains Unearthed in Bulgaria

Well-preserved monastery vault arches dated back to the IXth century were found during excavation works in the Karaach Tepe area near Varna. The arches are the only ones that have remained from the monastery constructions of the Middle Ages, experts clai

Society | August 27, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6168

Accept to Retire Following Bulgaria Gig

Legendary rock band Accept rocked Bulgaria's Black Sea town Kavarna in its last concert. The rockers explained that they have chosen Bulgaria for their last gig, as the audience had impressed them during their visit back in 2004.

Society | August 27, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1268

Torrential Rains Demolish Orpheus Tomb in Bulgaria

A major part of Orpheus tomb near the Bulgarian village of Tatul has been damaged by the torrential rains that hit the country over the last two months. Professor Nikolay Ovcharov, who heads the expedition working at the tomb, sounded alarm that just a m

Society | August 27, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2701

Bulgarian Pop-Folk Diva Passes Away after 33 Days in Coma

One of Bulgaria's youngest pop-folk music stars Reyhan passed away after spending 33 days in coma. Reyhan, 19, passed away Thursday.

Society | August 27, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4195

Bulgaria Hosts 2009 Olympics in Informatics

Bulgaria has been selected to host the International Olympics in Informatics scheduled for 2009.

Society | August 26, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 647

Science: Europe Ponders on Mars Robot

Europe's latest plans for landing on Mars are fixed on a single rover robot, the BBC reported Thursday. The craft is planned to leave in June 2011, and reach Mars in June 2013.

Society | August 26, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1538

Forks&Corks: Blueberry Buckwheat Pancakes

Ingredients: 1/2 cup buckwheat flour (available at natural foods stores)

Society | August 26, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 346

Health: EU Experts Assess Bird Flu Risk

European experts gathered Thursday divided over how to deal with the spread of avian flu while stressing there is no cause for alarm about the virus, a version of which has killed more than 60 people in Asia.

Society | August 26, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 775

Movie Marathon Kicks Off in Bulgarian Black Sea Capital

Bulgaria is expecting to glamorous opening of the "Love is Folly 2005" movie contest tonight. The thirteenth edition of the festival, usually taking place on the verge between summer and fall seasons, will be participated by well-renown Bulgarian actors

Society | August 25, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 603

Bulgarian Gold Findings "Challenge" Priam's Treasure

Recent findings in Bulgaria prove to be a major challenge for the Priam's treasure, the Athens' newspaper Ta Nea reported. In an article called "Bulgaria- history written in gold" the newspaper reports for the 15,000 golden pieces, dated back to the 2,30

Society | August 25, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3484

SNA Reads The Stars in New Section

The Sofia News Agency is launching next week a daily astrological section. Starting next Monday, our new section will provide daily forecasts for each of the twelve signs, and advice the readers on each day's opportunities and risks.

Society | August 24, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 343

Traditional Crafts on Live Display in Gabrovo

An international fair of traditional crafts will take place for a third successive year in the mountainous complex Etar, central Bulgaria.

Society | August 24, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 510

Sweet Sixteen Charms Sunny Beach

A sixteen-year-old Bulgarian lady was crowned Miss Sunny Beach 2005, during a glitzy ceremony in the famous Bulgarian resort. Blue-eyed brunette Malta Pandeva from Burgas outshined 23 other young beauties in the traditional contest.

Society | August 24, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2463

Scarlett Johansson Discovered "Lovely" Hartnett in Bulgaria

Hollywood star Scarlett Johansson finally revealed budding relationship with colleague Josh Hartnett calling the actor "lovely."

Society | August 24, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 10516

30,000 Enter Big Brother Race in Bulgaria

More than 30,000 people have vied to enter the second Bulgarian season of Big Brother. People not only from Bulgaria but also from the UK, Italy, Russia, Ukraine and Libya are eager to enter the show, it emerged Tuesday.

Society | August 23, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 584

Bulgarian Royal History Admirers See Unique Cigarette Box

Bulgaria's History Museum displayed Tuesday its latest acquisition - a silver cigarette box with the engraved image of Bulgaria's King Ferdinand in a parade military uniform.

Society | August 23, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1883

Seaside Photo Fiesta Delights Amateur Artists

Losenets coastal resort will see the opening of the amateur photo contest Photofiesta on August 28. The artistic event will go on to September 3.

Society | August 22, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1139