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Bulgarian Producer Meets Robert Redford in Cannes

Bulgarian Martichka Bozhilova, AGITPROP, who produced "Georgi and the butterflies", one of the most successful Bulgarian documentaries, will participate in a prestigious documentary event. Bozhilova has been picked by the European Documentary Network to

Society | March 23, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 924

Actress, TV Star Host Miss Bulgaria Gala

Bulgarian actress Silvia Lulcheva and popular television face Milen Tsvetkov will host the final of Miss Bulgaria 2006, organizers announced. Lulcheva hosted the show last year as well, although then she partnered Roma music eccentric Azis.

Society | March 23, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4166

Bulgaria-Born Beauty Victorious at Miss Universe 2006 Canada

Charming brunette Alice Panikian, who was born in Bulgaria, was crowned the new Miss Universe Canada in Montreal Quebec. Alice who is 20 years old and stands 1.

Society | March 23, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 10909

Bulgaria Switches to Summer Clocking Sunday

Bulgarians will switch clocks an hour forward on March 26. Thus the nation will step into the daylight saving time, or the summertime clocking.

Society | March 23, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 362

Adult Fest Brings White-Hot Industry to Bulgaria

East Europe's adult entertainment flocked to Sofia this week with the start of the traditional Eros Fest. An ocean of sex toys, magazines and videos as well as live performance by erotic entertainers are luring Bulgarians to the Universiada Hall in Sofia

Society | March 23, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2239

Spring in Bulgaria Hailed in Rock Style

Central streets and boulevards in Bulgaria's second largest city of Plovdiv emerged blocked for some time on Wednesday as rockers poured in to hail spring coming.

Society | March 22, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 913

Bulgaria's Death Rate 2nd in Europe

Bulgaria's death rate is the second highest in Europe, Svetla Torbova, member of the Union of cardiologists in the country explained for the media. Deaths resulting from cardiac illnesses also place Bulgaria second in the region, as they are 962 for ever

Society | March 22, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 565

Lunar Property for Sale in Bulgaria

As of Wednesday Bulgarian citizens will be able to buy their own estates on the Moon, Mars, Venus, Mercury and Jupiter's satellite Yo, Kostadin Stanchev, official consul of the Bulgarian Lunar Embassy announced. The Lunar Embassy was established back in

Society | March 22, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1070

Bulgarian Breaks Code for Ancient Thracian Letters

A plate unearthed in Bulgarian land, which is dating back to the times of Mesopotamia civilization, has provided the code for reading the ancient letters of Thracians.

Society | March 22, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4285

Bulgarian Restaurant Opens Doors in Tokyo

A Bulgarian restaurant will be opened in Tokyo. The initiative for the opening of restaurant "Sofia" comes from Meiji Dairies Corporation President Hisashi Nakayama, who is also Bulgaria's honorary consul to Japan.

Society | March 21, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2268

"When Nietzsche Wept" in Bulgaria

The Sofia-based office of US moviemaker Nu Image will start shooting "When Nietzsche Wept" on Tuesday in the Danube town of Russe.

Society | March 20, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 850

Bulgaria Anticipates Spring Solstice

Monday evening Bulgaria will enter the March solstice hailing the coming of astronomic springtime. At 8:26 p.

Society | March 20, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 508

Italian Audience Thrilled by Bulgarian Movie

Much appraised Bulgarian movie Stolen Eyes has won the recognition of Italian audience as well, being awarded with the Silver Rose prize. The film co-produced by Bulgaria and Turkey pleased mostly the Italians who watched it at the Bergamo film festival,

Society | March 20, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 593

Plovdiv Lights Fashion Fire for School Leavers

Bulgarian school leavers in search of a ball outfit will have a unique chance in Plovdiv. The major city will open this month a fashion forum especially for the young graduates.

Society | March 19, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 882

Russian Film Tops Sofia Film Fest

"Garpastum," a 2005 Russian film by Alexei German Jr., won the big prize of the Sofia Film Fest this weekend.

Society | March 19, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 948

Russian, 75, Stars in Adult Films

An elderly Russian man has made a remarkable career in the adult film industry, media said Saturday. David Bozdoganov, aged 75, came to an audition for X-rated production by mistake.

Society | March 18, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5019

Parker Takes Bulgarian Tapes to London

Famed British filmmaker Sir Alan Parker, who is in Sofia for a major fest, will take Bulgarian film tapes to London. Speaking to reporters on Saturday, the creator of "Midnight Express," "Evita," and "Angel Heart" confessed he had not seen a Bulgarian mo

Society | March 18, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 968

Sofia Confers Recognition to Sir Alan Parker

Sir Alan Parker, the tireless and world-renowned UK film-maker, is about to add Sofia's honorable award to his wide array of prizes.

Society | March 17, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 841

Pitt, Jolie Plan "Secret Italy Marriage"

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are planning to get married this weekend in northern Italy, according to reports.

Society | March 17, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 580

Forks&Corks: Potato Leek Soup

Ingredients: 18 small red new potatoes, 6 cups chicken broth, 3 leeks, chopped, 3 tablespoons butter, 2 cups milk, salt and pepper to taste Preparation: Place potatoes into a large saucepan with water to cover.

Society | March 17, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 319

Fashion: Spring 2006 Fashion Trends

Get a head start on the new season with something white, something ruffly and something clean-cut.

Society | March 17, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1112