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Boys Top 60th Tony Awards

Alan Bennett's The History Boys and a biographical musical about 1960s group The Four Seasons "Jersey Boys" dominated this year's 60th edition of the Tony Awards in New York.

Society | June 12, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 608

Sting's Broken Music Tour Arrives in Bulgaria

Bulgarian Black Sea resort Nessebar is to draw the international attention upon itself as music fans from Bulgaria and the other countries are gathering there for the big gig of rock legend Sting. The Broken Music tour moved on to Bulgaria and the Black

Society | June 12, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 888

Sofia Promotes Healthy Walking

Officials, businessmen, athletes and many guests and residents of Sofia took on sneakers Sunday and joined a cross-city march.

Society | June 11, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 373

Children to Rejoice in Int'l Sofia Venue

Twenty-seven years since opening the memorial "Zname na mira", more than 3000 children will come to Sofia and take part in the International Children Assembly June 17. The monument largely associated with the communist era of Bulgaria was built up by Lyu

Society | June 11, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 468

Bulgarian Church Hails Pentecost

Fifty days after Easter Bulgarian Orthodox church is feasting Pentecost (Whitsunday), also called Holy Trinity.

Society | June 11, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 576

Quest Launched for Greatest Bulgarian of All Times

The state-run Bulgarian National Television (BNT) has given the start to a nationwide campaign for picking up the "Great Bulgarians". The initiative follows the example of BBC, whose campaign of "Great Britons" featured Winston Churchill, Isambard Kingdo

Society | June 10, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 762

Stanishev Invited Tete-a-Tete with Eros

Bulgaria's prime minister has received an invitation for a tete-a-tete meeting with Eros Ramazzotti whose July 3 concert is much awaited here.

Society | June 10, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 956

Bulgarian Appearance at World Cup Opening

Bulgaria's team didn't qualify for the 2006 World Cup in Germany, but the Munich stadium welcomed a Bulgarian nevertheless. 32-year-old Raya Gronkova was one of the violinists who played live for Il Divo and Toni Braxton as they performed the official Wo

Society | June 9, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1112

Bulgaria Sings in Tribute to Ghena Dimitrova

A commemorative concert for the Bulgarian-born opera prima diva Ghena Dimitrova will be staged Friday in Sofia. The concert is organised on the eve of one year since the great voice of Bulgaria passed away.

Society | June 9, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 794

Athletic Dancers from Italy Show off "Fair Play"

Suspended among dance, sports and poetry, the world famous Kataklo' from Italy debuted on Sofia stage Thursday evening.

Society | June 9, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1113

Science: Microbes Demiurge of Australian Rocks

Odd-shaped rocks in the Pilbara region to the west of Australia offer compelling evidence they were built by microbes 3.43 billion years ago.

Society | June 9, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 399

Forks&Corks: Strawberries with Chocolate Caramel Sauce

Ingredients: 1/4 cup sugar, 1/2 cup heavy cream, 2 oz fine-quality bittersweet chocolate (not unsweetened; no more than 60% cacao if labeled), coarsely chopped, 1/8 teaspoon salt, 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, 1 lb strawberries, halved if large

Society | June 9, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 687

Bulgarian Youths "Tolerant" towards Drugs Use

Bulgarian youths are becoming more and more tolerant towards drugs use, a recent national survey of Mediana showed. A total of 38% of the youths in the country say that there is nothing wrong in "weed smoking", whereas 17% believe that drugs usage "from

Society | June 8, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 703

Sofia Airport Opens for "Shooter" Wesley Snipes

Hollywood star Wesley Snipes is among the first people to visit Sofia's new airport terminal to shoot in Nu Image Bulgaria's latest project . Snipes, the crew and about 300 extras filled the empty terminal with life as his character, an assassin, embark

Society | June 8, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2355

Shaolin Monks Unleash in Sofia

The world famous Shaolin monks gathered thousands of intrigued spectators to the National Palace of Culture to watch their unique skills.

Society | June 7, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 565

Bulgaria's History "Told" in Dances

National folklore ensemble "Bulgare" told the history of Bulgaria in its historical dance spectacle "Bulgaria through the centuries". The choreography of the dance spectacle is of Hristo Dimitrov, who established the ensemble.

Society | June 7, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 785

2 Pregnant After Epic Baby-Making Night in Bulgaria

Two happy couples are proud parents-to-be after they took part in a unique marathon of simultaneous baby-making, along with 98 other pairs, organizers announced. "The longest love night", a campaign for boosting Bulgaria's population, brought a much want

Society | June 7, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 801

Bulgaria Casts Hotties for Boy Band

Bulgaria is looking for fresh sexy men to form a boy band, organizers from the musical project "The Band" announced Tuesday in Sofia. The most talented and hottest men in Bulgaria will become stars, with a chance to record in a Swedish studio frequented

Society | June 6, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1185

Bulgaria Dedicates 2006 to Excellent Students

Rectors of leading Bulgarian universities dedicated the year 2006 to the excellent students in the country. The idea of the Council of the universities rectors was inspired by the coincidence of today's date including three sixes - 06.

Society | June 6, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 476

Coffee Makes People More Open-Minded

Moderate amounts of caffeine can have an impact on the extent to which we can be persuaded, a study published in the European Journal of Social Psychology revealed. University of Queensland researchers found that with caffeine consumption people are more

Society | June 6, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1394

Renewed Fountains to Cool Sofia in the Summer

Bulgaria's capital Sofia center will be cooled in the hot summer days by the renewed fountains in front of the National Palace of Culture. Sofia mayor Boyko Borissov and Kevin Starling, "Sofiyska voda" CEO inaugurated more than 40 renovated fountains tha

Society | June 6, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 651