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Fund-Raising Breast Cancer Campaign Collects BGN 50 000

A record-high amount of BGN 50 000 have been collected during the one-month campaign for fight against breast cancer, organized by the International Women's Club (IWC). The money will be enough for purchasing a mammography machine.

Society | November 3, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 876

Major Music Show to Usher Bulgaria into EU

Bulgarian violin master Vassko Vassilev and the Royal Opera, London, might represent Bulgaria as it enters the European Union. Vassilev shared with Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev Wednesday his plans to prepare a major music spectacle celebrating the ent

Society | November 2, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 693

Donation Campaign Enlightens Bulgarian Children

A special donation campaign will enlighten Bulgaria's children through reading. The campaign named "My Childhood's Books" was launched Wednesday by the Bulgarian Red Cross, Coca-Cola Bulgaria and Bulgaria's Education Ministry and is under the patronage o

Society | November 2, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 776

President Presents Bulgaria's Minimized History

Bulgaria's Madara Horseman monument, the Assenova Fortress, the Thracian Tomb near Kazanlak, the Rila Monastery and other historical sites were brought to capital Sofia on Tuesday. The shifting was not done by miracle, but by the Bulgaria at Hand Project

Society | November 1, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 960

Bulgarian Campaign Nourishes "Flame for Sex"

"Flame for Sex" - a national informational campaign on sexual vitality - has begun in Sofia on Tuesday. The campaign aims at supplying Bulgarian patients with complete information on the Erectile Dysfunction disease (ED) often called impotence.

Society | November 1, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 810

Sofia Enjoys Georges Braque's Art

The masterpiece of French artists Georges Braque "Still Life with a Bottle" will delight Bulgarian art lovers as of November 1. The masterpiece is part of the collection of the Museum Picasso in Paris.

Society | November 1, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 694

Elias Canetti's Birth Town Commemorates Centennial

A literature evening will mark the centennial of Nobel Prize laureate Elias Canetti in his birth town of Rousse on Tuesday.

Society | November 1, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 476

Hacker Virus Exploits Bird Flu Fears

Computer hackers are exploiting fears over bird flu by releasing a computer virus attached to an email passing itself off as containing avian flu information, warned Spanish computer firm Panda Software. The virus Naiva.

Society | November 1, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 746

Bulgaria Marks National Enlighteners Day

Celebrations of Bulgaria's National Enlighteners Day gather speed across the country on November 1, when Bulgarians pay tribute to those involved with teaching, studying, culture or scientific works. The national flag was hoisted during a ceremony in fro

Society | November 1, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 419

Bulgaria's 1st Catacomb Grave Unearthed

The first in Bulgaria catacomb grave has been unearthed by an archeological expedition headed by Boris Borissov from the Veliko Tarnovo university. The unique finding is situated near the Troyanovo North mine, part of the Maritsa east complex.

Society | October 31, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3854

Free Mammographic Checks for Bulgarian Ladies

Pharmaceutical leader AstraZeneca joined the national campaign for breast cancer fight in Bulgaria by organizing free mammographic checks.

Society | October 31, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1033

S&M, Costume Parties Mark Halloween in Bulgaria

S&M and costume parties were held in several Sofia venues on Monday to mark Halloween. Return of the Living Death is the name of the S&M party organized by Sofia club 3 Ushi (Three Ears) that featured a fashion show, and performances by local DJs and Bri

Society | October 31, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3017

Halloween Jack-o-Lanterns Prized in Bulgaria

Students from Bulgaria's National Fine Arts School were prized at a competition for Halloween Jack-o-Lanterns on Monday. The initiative, untraditional for Bulgaria where Halloween was quite unknown not long ago, was organized by initiative of courier com

Society | October 31, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 968

Maleeva Racket Sold for Charity

A racket of Bulgaria's retired tennis legend Magdalena Maleeva was sold in Sofia for charity. The precious implement, which has helped Maggie in many of her most famous victories, passed into the hands of Krassimir Gergov's wife.

Society | October 31, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 732

Jazzy Feast Marks Sofia's Vote Day

Opera and jazz diva Barbara Hendricks staged an exciting gig in Sofia on the day of mayor elections.

Society | October 30, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 622

Bulgarian Show Takes Nudists to The Street

Sixteen naked men and women of different age could be seen Sunday in Sofia's busiest shopping area. The nude company was promoting a late-night television show, usually focused on erotic matters.

Society | October 30, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 55517

Mars Offers Rare Close-Up

The Red Planet has come within 43.1 million miles of the Earth on Saturday night.

Society | October 30, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1164

Rock Mayor Picked Bulgaria's Man of Year 2005

The mayor of coastal town of Kavarna Tsonko Tsonev was picked Man of Year 2005 in hot rivalry with Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev and music guru Ivo Papazov. The competition runs every year organized by male-luring magazine Club-M to recognise Bulgarian

Society | October 29, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 991

Harry Potter's Bulgarian Star Visits Sofia

The Bulgarian actor in Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire will attend the premiere of the movie in Sofia, a newspaper says. Stanislav Yanevski who stars as Viktor Krum will be in Bulgaria next month.

Society | October 29, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6347

Barbara Hendricks in Bulgaria for Major Gig

Opera soprano and jazz performer Barbara Hendricks arrived in Bulgaria for her Ocotber 29 concert in Bulgaria's capital. She is accompanied by the jazz formation of Magnus Lindgren, one of the most talented jazz composers of all times.

Society | October 28, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 731

Science: Chimps Strangers to Altruism

Captive chimpanzees fall down on helpfulness in their social group, serearchers have found. A team at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), ran on captive chimpanzees tests in which they obtained a food reward.

Society | October 28, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 444