Society

Sonique Joins Bulgarian TV Show

UK music star Sonique will join the Bulgarian participants in the Star Academy reality show, its producers announced Wednesday. The DJ and vocalist will perform in Sofia on June 20 together with the young talents from the Academy.

Society | June 8, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1451

"Deep Purple" Rocks Bulgarian Seaside Town

The UK rock group "Deep Purple" will play in the Bulgarian town of Kavarna on July 21. The Black Sea resort will be the fifth leg of the band's summer tour in Europe.

Society | June 8, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1623

Friendship Sculpture Adorns Bulgarian Diplomacy Home

A sculpture group by renowned Israeli actress Levana Finkelstein has landed in the garden of Bulgarian Foreign Ministry in Sofia as a symbol of bilateral friendship between Bulgaria and Israel.

Society | June 7, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 838

Bulgaria Renews Excavations at Orpheus Temple

Bulgarian archaeologists have renewed Tuesday excavations at the Tatul village, where they believe that a unique temple of mythical royal descendant and artist Orpheus is located. The team, led by renowned Professor Nikolay Ovcharov, will work at the sit

Society | June 7, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3068

Over 50,000 Join Rose Fest in Bulgaria

Over 50,000 people participated on Sunday in the procession, which closed the rose festivities in the town of Kazanlak - the cradle of the famous Bulgarian rose oil. Among the guests, attending the traditional festival, were 15 envoys to the country, inc

Society | June 5, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 9673

Bulgaria Joins World to Mark Environment Day

Children gathered in Sofia's biggest park to draw chalk pictures on the asphalt, marking the World Environment Day on Sunday.

Society | June 5, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 675

Italy Grabs Grand Prix at Int'l Entertainment Fest in Bulgaria

Italy is the winner of the Grand Prix in the Entertainment Festival in Albena, part of the media events in the Bulgarian summer resort, the jury announced on Saturday. Italy takes also First Prize for a Cabaret at the Entertainment Programs Festival in A

Society | June 4, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 632

Jury Ponders on Jackson's Fate

Jurors have been sent home for the weekend, after starting to consider their verdict in the child abuse trial of American pop star Michael Jackson.

Society | June 4, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1602

Archeologists Find "Home of First Bulgarian Ruler"

Archeologists have found a monumental wood-made building at the excavations site of first Bulgarian capital Pliska, to the north-east of the country.

Society | June 3, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2519

Forks&Corks: Grilled Spiced Mushrooms

Ingredients: 1 teaspoon coriander seeds

Society | June 3, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 376

Health: How to Fight Migraine Attacks

The migraine form of headache is severe and usually one sided, frequently associated with nausea and vomiting. Eyesight changes - like flashing or a blind spot - are often the warning symptoms for a nearing attack.

Society | June 3, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1773

Harry Potter Stars Blotted by Acne

Some of the teenage stars in Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire have come down with bad cases of acne, the Sun reported this week. An insider has told the newspaper that they had to employ a special effects man to go through every frame clearing up the

Society | May 31, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2278

Blend of Fashion, Jazz Mark Annual Sofia Awards

Sofia fashion awards "Ulpia Serdica" were given out for a third successive time at a glamorous event on Monday evening.

Society | May 30, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1028

Oliver Stone Arrested for Drink-Driving

The Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone has been arrested on drink-driving and drug charges at a police checkpoint in Beverly Hills.

Society | May 30, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 480

Bulgarian Cathedral Opens Doors in Berlin

A new Bulgarian cathedral named after St King Boris Baptizer has opened doors in Berlin after the consecration ceremony on Sunday attended by Bulgarian Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg and his wife Margarita.

Society | May 29, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 602

Carreras Enchants Sofia Audience

Bulgarian melomans had the chance to enjoy the conquering voice of the of the world-famous Jose Carreras on Saturday.

Society | May 28, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 974

Sofia Students Join Marathon for Health

Over 50,000 students from Sofia schools joined Saturday the 9th running festival organized by Samsung company.

Society | May 28, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 551

Carreras Enchanted by Bulgarian Music Talent

The Bulgarian visit of a star like Jose Carreras is surely to pinnacle the cultural life of Sofia where the world-famed tenor will stage a concert on Saturday.

Society | May 27, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 661

Forks & Corks: Risotto Alla Primavera

Ingredients: 6 1/2 cups (about) vegetable broth

Society | May 27, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 375

Health: Gardening Can Cause Parkinson's Disease

Gardeners should wear protective clothing when using pesticides to guard against getting Parkinson's disease in later life, leading scientists warn.

Society | May 27, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 540

Science: US Voyager Reaches End of Solar System

Nasa's Voyager 1 has reached the final frontier of the solar system, having travelled through a turbulent place where electrically charged particles from the Sun crash into thin gas from interstellar space. Astronomers tracking the little spaceship's 26-

Society | May 27, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 653