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Bulgarians Increasingly Heading to Seychelles for Vacations

The Seychelle Islands are turning into one of the hit destinations for Bulgarian tourists in recent years, spurred by their exotic location and growing incomes, industry officials said. The Seychelles also have a consulate in Sofia, which has helped popu

Society | June 10, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2350

Paris Hilton Back in Jail

US socialite Paris Hilton has been ordered back to prison to serve her 45-day sentence for violating her reckless-driving probation. Paris was released on home arrest for undisclosed medical reasons after spending just three days behind bars.

Society | June 9, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4236

Bulgaria's Top Athlete Marries before Register, Grand Wedding Fiesta Comes

Bulgaria's top athlete Stefka Kostadinova and her life partner Nikolay Popvassilev married Friday evening before the register after 9-year-long relationship. The ceremony was held in the renewed open theatre in Elenite resort at the Black Sea.

Society | June 9, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1473

Turkish Cig Kofte

Ingredients: 300 gr potatoes, boiled, leave in the fridge overnight, then peel and grate

Society | June 8, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1446

Week in Advance

SATURDAY *** US President George Bush visits Italy ***

Society | June 8, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 923

Bulgaria's Parliament Awards Elitsa and Stundzhi Honorary Plaque

The speaker of the Parliament awarded Friday Bulgaria's representatives at this year's Eurovision contest Elitsa Todorova and Stoyan Yankulov an honorary plaque. The Speaker Georgi Pirinski thanked the duo for coming and congratulated them on the fact th

Society | June 8, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1864

Bulgaria Chooses Its First Music Idol

The 20-year-old Nevena Tsoneva won the first season of the reality show Music Idol in Bulgaria on Thursday evening. The talented girl managed to eliminate her rival Teodor Koychinov, gathering 65,2% of the audience's votes after the final concert, which

Society | June 8, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4836

Traditional Italian Delicacies at Hand in Sofia's Piccadilly Stores

Tastes and savours from all over Italia can be found at hand in Sofia's Piccadilly chain of stores starting from Thursday. The gourmet week was opened with a special event, which was attended by the Italian Ambassador to Bulgaria HE Giovan Batista Campag

Society | June 6, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1432

Bulgarian Wine Knights Taste New Todoroff Vintages

Bulgaria's wine knights order gave a two new vintages by Todoroff boutique winery a warm reception at a presentation dinner organized by the winery, jointly with The Lodge Hotel in the mountain resort of Borovets. The two vintages, one celebrating the wi

Society | June 5, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1323

Bulgarian Heavy Metal Fans Get Adrenaline Rush at Iron Maiden Gig

Bulgarian heavy metal lovers got an adrenaline rush on Monday night when British legends Iron Maiden filled the Lokomotiv stadium in Bulgarian capital for the band's gig. The band came to Bulgaria to stage a tremendous show, part of their European tour "

Society | June 5, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2019

Iron Maiden's Sofia Show to Draw 30,000 Fans

Fans of English heavy metal legends Iron Maiden will fill the Lokomotiv stadium in Bulgarian capital for the band's gig, with 25,000 tickets already sold. Event organisers Sofia Music Enterprises said they expected 30,000 fans to attend the gig on June 4

Society | June 4, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1764

Paris Hilton Goes to Prison

US socialite Paris Hilton has entered behind bars on Monday to serve her sentence for violating probation, her lawyer announced.

Society | June 4, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1375

"Pirates of the Caribbean" Triumphs at MTV Movie Awards

The big winner at this year's MTV Movie Awards was the "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" and its star, Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow won the prize for best performance. Depp joined "Pirates" producer Jerry Bruckheimer to accept the Golde

Society | June 4, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1376

Torrential Rain, Hailstorm Hit Sofia

After a minute of grumpy skies Sofia saw a true torrential downpour on Sunday afternoon. The rain rattled power lines and caused some to lose TV reception for a while.

Society | June 3, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1383

Sofia Gets Excess of INXS

Bulgarian fans of the hard rocking INXS were led to an excess of enthusiasm on Friday night when the band finally staged their debut show in Sofia.

Society | June 2, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2348

Week in Advance

SATURDAY ***131st anniversary since the death of Bulgarian writer and revolutionary Hristo Botev***

Society | June 1, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1004

Seafood Pasta

Ingredients: 80-100 gr.

Society | June 1, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 920

Bulgarian 19th Century Poet Commemorated with Monument in Italy

One of Bulgaria's most famous poets of the 19th century, Pencho Slaveykov, will have his own monument in the Italian town of Brunate, the press centre of the Culture Ministry announced Friday.

Society | June 1, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1239

Bulgarian Fans Get Impatient Hours Before INXS Concert

The world famous band INXS will come to Bulgaria for a live concert on Friday. INXS are invited to entertain Bulgarian audience by the mobile operator vivatel, Balkan Entertainment and Rock and More Sofia.

Society | June 1, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1526

Retro Tram Rides, Running Festival Mark World Child's Day in Bulgaria

Free tours by a retro tram were organized as a present for all the children in Bulgaria's capital city of Sofia on the occasion of the World Child's Day on Friday. The retro rail rides were held from 10 a.

Society | June 1, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1232

Pottermania Reaches New Heights with Harry Potter Theme Park Project in Florida

The US Florida state will soon sport with a Harry Potter theme park, CNN reported, citing author J.K.

Society | May 31, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1396
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