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"Feels Like..." A New Win for Bulgaria's Jazz Diva Camelia Todorova

Camelia Todorova, known as the queen of Bulgaria's jazz, promoted her new album "Feels Like..." Tuesday night, proving she is a versatile artist, always up to new challenges.

Society | November 29, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1688

94.4% of Students in Bulgarian Town Drink Alcohol

Only 5.6% of the high school students from Bulgaria's north Razgrad do not drink alcohol, a research of the drug prevention and information centre shows.

Society | November 29, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1142

Cameras Generously Allowed at Bryan Adams' Concert in Bulgaria

Bryan Adams will allow fans to take as many pictures of him as they want during his concert at Sofia's Winter Palace of Sports.

Society | November 29, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1100

Bulgaria's "Poet with Guitar" Turns 60 with Mega Concert

Bulgaria's loved composer, singer and poet Mihail Belchev gathered pop stars, friends and acquaintances to mark his 60th anniversary with a huge concert at the National Palace of Culture Tuesday evening.

Society | November 28, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 891

Bulgaria Exemplary for Curbing AIDS Spread

AIDS can be stopped and Bulgaria is an exemplary case, UNDP Resident Representative Neil Buhne believes. In the presence of government officials and health experts, he launched Tuesday a national information anti-AIDS campaign to seek better HIV/AIDS pre

Society | November 28, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 872

Pamela Anderson Files for Early Divorce

Pamela Anderson has announced that she is divorcing her husband Kid Rock just three months after the two tied the knot in three consecutive lavish ceremonies. Anderson has pegged incompatibility of characters as the reason for her early divorce, but some

Society | November 28, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5104

Bulgarian Pop Singer Desperate to Change Name to Madona

Bulgarian pop singer Lora Ivanova is facing the courts for a second time in her life, struggling to change her given name to Madona. The relatively unknown singer from the Danube city of Ruse, has already been rejected the name change once, two years ago

Society | November 28, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3506

Revamped Bulgarian Rockers Wrap National Tour in Sofia

Revamped Bulgarian band D_2, who went from sugary pop to rock with the switch of their lead singer, wrapped up their national tour with a bang in Sofia. The concert gathered hundreds in the National Palace of Culture and was a memorable end to the tour.

Society | November 28, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1124

Festive Spirit Grips Sofia As Christmas Tree Lights Up

Sofia brightened in a Christmas mood Monday evening when Mayor Boyko Borissov and Coca-Cola HBC head Nigel Davis lit up the capital's biggest Christmas tree. The biggest live pine tree in the capital is 24 meters tall and is the first naturally growing t

Society | November 27, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1821

Ice Rink Spreads Under Sofia's Sky

Sofia's second open-air ice-skating rink was officially opened on Saturday.

Society | November 25, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1813

Bulgarian Fashion Show Inspired by Sausages

Students from Bulgaria's National Arts Academy together with a leading meat products manufacturer organised a fashion show on Saturday inspired by the latest tendencies in the meat market for 2007, SNA reporters said.

Society | November 25, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1180

First Pet Association Gains Speed in Bulgaria

The launching of the first pet association in Bulgaria HIRON was announced Saturday at the "The earth and people" museum in Sofia during a meeting with journalists.

Society | November 25, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 876

Bulgarian Top Journalist Grants Scholarship to Sofia University Student

Bulgaria's legend in journalism Kevork Kevorkyan has bestowed the first scholarship named after his late wife Nadezhda Dzheneva to a fourth-year student in radio journalism at the Sofia University. The scholarship is granted for special achievements and

Society | November 25, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 888

Volunteers Plant Trees in Sofia

For the sixth year in a row trees were planted in Bulgaria as part of the "Gorichka" (little forest) project. About 100 trees were planted Saturday morning in Sofia's South Park.

Society | November 25, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 729

Bulgarian Artist Grabs Weighty Award in Trieste

Bulgarian artist Ivan Moudov grabbed the grand prize for youngest European designer at the 7th International Design Contest Trieste Contemporanea in Italy.

Society | November 24, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 821

To Go

NATIONAL PALACE OF CULTURE... ...where there seems to be something interesting every day, but this time it is D2's concert on Monday.

Society | November 24, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 740

To Do

FIND OUT... ...what a man does when he really, really loves a woman from the source himself - Bryan Adams will be in Sofia on Wednesday.

Society | November 24, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 566

Medieval Sacred Icon on Display in Bulgaria

The only medieval icon of Saint Kliment Ohridski in Bulgaria will be on display at the National History Museum in Sofia from November 24.

Society | November 24, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1768

Couple Plans Wedding on Ice

A New Zealand couple's hot idea for a cool wedding - tying the knot on an iceberg - has been put on ice. Bridget Byers and Donald Wyatt from New Zealand plan to marry on one of the icebergs floating off the coast of the South Island, local media informed

Society | November 24, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 809

Science: Great DNA DIfferences among Humans

Scientists have shown that the genetic make-up of humans can vary hugely - far more than was previously thought. A UK-led team made a detailed analysis of the DNA found in 270 people and identified vast regions to be duplicated or even missing, BBC repor

Society | November 24, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 706

Health: Artificial Blood Considered Better Than Real

A man-made, pure-white compound called Oxycyte carries oxygen 50 times as effectively as our own blood. Researchers are betting that it's the best way to treat America's leading cause of accidental death: traumatic brain injury.

Society | November 24, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1730