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Contest Honours Prominent Photo Reporter

Prominent Bulgarian photo reporter Shavarsh Artin was honoured with a special photo contest named after him. Shavarsh Artin, known as Shami, passed away September 11, 2005.

Society | May 26, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 698

Fashion: Summer 2006 Colour Trends

White continues its trend as a base colour, either on its own or as an offset of the brights or pastel tones. Brights will be strong for high Summer casual wear, with tones of clashing turquoise, burnt orange and fuchsia.

Society | May 26, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1192

Science: NASA Launches New Weather Satellite

After months of delay, NASA launched a weather satellite that will allow forecasters to better pinpoint severe storms and investigate world climate change. The GOES-N satellite took off on a Boeing Delta 4 rocket from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

Society | May 26, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 527

"Buffy The Vampire Slayer" Turns into Porn Star

Actress Sarah Michelle Gellar, star from the "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" series, has assumed the task of portraying a porn star, named Krysta Now, in her new film, "Southland Tales", according to a published report.

Society | May 25, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 25713

Sofia Book Fair in the Good Books of President Parvanov

Known to be an avid reader, President Georgi Parvanov was pleased to drop in at the largest Spring Book Fair a day after it threw its doors open on May 24.

Society | May 25, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 407

Sofia on Rebecca St. James Tour List

Rebecca St. James, winner of America's most prestigious musical award Grammy and of the Dove Award, Christian music's highest honour, has included Bulgaria's capital Sofia in her tour list.

Society | May 25, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1725

Unhappy Homes Make Women Uglier

Women who grew up in unhappy homes develop a less attractive appearance, UK scientists say. A research published by the Royal Society showed that women whose parents had separated or had a poor relationship look less feminine and healthy.

Society | May 25, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 421

Christo, Jeanne-Claude En(Wrap)ture Arkansas River 2009

Bulgaria-born conceptual artist Christo and his wife Jeanne-Claude said their next big project - a wrap for the Arkansas River - will be ready not earlier than 2009.

Society | May 25, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1896

Sofia's Book Fair Opens Gates Free of Charge

The traditional Spring Book Fair is welcoming guests and visitors free of charge on its first day, May 24, in Sofia's Palace of Culture.

Society | May 24, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 618

Rolling Stones Postpone European Shows

The Rolling Stones have been forced to postpone the first 15 shows of their summer tour as Keith Richards needs more time for recovery.

Society | May 24, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 461

Bulgaria Feasts Enlighteners, Cyrillic Fathers

Numerous festivities across the country marked May 24 - the Day of Bulgarian Education, Culture and Slavic Letters. It has justifiably earned the recognition as the most outstandingly Bulgarian holiday as it pays tribute to Slav enlighteners Sts.

Society | May 24, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 544

Arts Heart of Sofia Gleams in New Lights

The Foreign Arts Gallery has surprised Sofia citizens Tuesday evening with a rain of lights pouring down from all its sides. The impressive illumination is part of a municipal project to make key historic and cultural buildings in the two million capital

Society | May 24, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 622

Theatre Celebs Jubilate Askeer Awards

Sticking to the tradition of pouring in prizes for the Day of Letters and Culture, Bulgarian theatre community has recognized distinguished and talented stars of one of its oldest art - the theatre.

Society | May 23, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 575

Tarkan's Gig Moved to Smaller Place

The Bulgarian concert of Tarkan has been moved from the Lokomotiv Stadium to an indoor venue, organizers announced. Turkey's pop megastar will perform at the Winter Hall in Studentski Grad district.

Society | May 23, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1524

Bulgaria Bows Head to National Arts, Letters Icons

On the eve of the Day of Bulgarian Letters and Culture, the elite of Bulgarian cultural life received numerous official awards and recognition.

Society | May 23, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 514

Young Talents Delight Sofia Music Connoisseurs

The Bulgarian art students, who won scholarships from the "Gallery of Bulgarian Talents" fund staged a high-quality music performance Monday evening in the prestigious Bulgaria Hall. The varied program of the concert at the State Music Academy featured a

Society | May 23, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 860

Bulgarian Celebs Sport Spicy Graduation

Two of Bulgaria's young beauty celebrities have graduated school and seized the opportunity to show attention-worthy body curves. Miss Bulgaria 2005 Rositsa Ivanova and fellow Miss Tourism Teodora Andreeva stepped out together from the First Private Engl

Society | May 22, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 30662

Astrid Lindgren Inspires Young Bulgarian Talents

The lively works of Astrid Lindgren and her charming characters inspired many Bulgarian children to sit down and put down on paper and in vivid colours their view of the characters. A total of 19 pictures by the young talents were awarded in the contest

Society | May 22, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 656

Bulgaria Hosts Intl Hip-Hop, Graffiti Fest

The major international hip-hop graffiti festival "Meeting of Styles 2006" will take place in Bulgaria for the first time May 27 to 28. The major event will be carried out in the Black Sea capital Varna that will welcome over 40 of Europe's best graffiti

Society | May 22, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1684

Bulgarian Spiderman Opens Photography Exhibition

Bulgarian-born Canadian fan of extreme sensations Ivan Kristoff, largely known as Spiderman, will present his aerial photos of paragliding in Bulgaria. "Through the Eye of the Spider" will open in Bulgaria's second city of Plovdiv on Tuesday, showing for

Society | May 21, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1058

Bocelli, Bulgarian Soprano Enchant Sofia

Angel-voiced Andrea Bocelli and acclaimed Bulgarian soprano Tsvetelina Maldzhanska enchanted Sofia on Sunday in the National Palace of Culture. The 90-minute long show only included opera pieces, to the dismay of those who prefer Bocelli's lighter songs.

Society | May 21, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1642