Society

First Bulgarian on MTV to Shoot Video in Havana

The first Bulgarian that ever made it to the MTV news charts is going to Havana to shoot the video to her latest song "Don't Say No". Svetla Ivanova is leaving on Wednesday with the reassurance that the English-language version of the song titled "No, no

Society | January 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1217

Cream Zucchini Soup

INGREDIENTS: 2 medium zucchini (400 g), washed, cut in cubes

Society | January 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 834

To Go

SOFIA ARTS GALLERY... ...where models of some of Leonardo daVinci's greatest inventions are on display.

Society | January 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 604

To Do

GET... ...a flu shot, before the epidemic hits Sofia full throttle.

Society | January 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 417

Novinite.com Readers Make Their Own Good News

Novinite.com editorial staff and its readers once again proved they make a great team together.

Society | January 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 752

"The Splendour of Bulgaria" Flies from Brussels to Sofia

Art connoisseurs in Sofia will have the opportunity to see the much-talked-about exhibition "The Splendour of Bulgaria" for free on January 22. The unique exhibition was displayed in the building of the European Parliament in Brussels days after Bulgaria

Society | January 18, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 933

Beckhams Looking to Buy Neverland

David Beckham and his wife Victoria are interested in buying Michael Jackson's infamous Neverland estate, British media have announced. Comfortable with the EUR 250 M that he will receive in the next five years after his transfer to LA Galaxy, Beckham do

Society | January 17, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2329

The Guinness Go-to Guy Marks New Record in Bulgaria

Ashrita Furman, holder of the most records in the Guinness World Records, added one more entry to his list of extraordinary feats.

Society | January 17, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 784

St. Anthony's Day Celebrated in Bulgaria

The Orthodox Church in Bulgaria celebrates on January 17 Saint Anthony's Day (Antonovden) to protect people from illnesses. It is also the holiday of all who bear the name of Saint Anthony.

Society | January 17, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1594

Young Bulgarian Talents Awarded Scholarships

Twelve Bulgarian students were awarded scholarships in a competition prizing the young talents in the art field on Tuesday. The competition was held for the second time by "Gallery of the Bulgarian Talents" fund, jointly established by Todoroff wine cell

Society | January 16, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1373

Bulgarian Pop Diva Heads Jury for Music Idol Auditions

Four Bulgarian musicians will choose the participants in the Music Idol talent contest, which will be on TV screens from March.

Society | January 15, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2297

Bansko Culture Sweeps Sofia

Masked well-wishers (koukeri) from Bulgaria's mountain hotspot of Bansko paraded through Sofia on Sunday. Part of the "Bansko Visits Sofia" initiative, the parade heralded a concert of folk music from the Pirin Mountains that will take place Sunday eveni

Society | January 14, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1276

Bulgaria's Movie Art Honoured with Nameless "Oscars"

Bulgaria's movie guild gathered Saturday for the second annual film awards in the country. The local "Oscars" still don't have a name, but that doesn't stop those who win the female statuette from feeling proud of their achievement.

Society | January 14, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 964

Breast Boosting Drink Drives Foreigners to Bulgaria

European men are flocking to Bulgaria to buy "breast-boosting" beverage after EU accession led to customs duties on the drink being abolished. The drink called Boza, made from fermented wheat flour and yeast, is being snapped up by bar owners, shopkeeper

Society | January 12, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4533

Roma New Year Raises Spirits in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's Roma population launched Friday celebrations of the New Year marked January 14 after their ancient traditions. Celebrated under the old-time Gregorian calendar, Roma's New Year is also known as Vassilitsa or Bango Vassilii (the Lame Bango).

Society | January 12, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1128

Forks&Corks: Classic Creme Brule

INGREDIENTS: * 4 cups heavy cream

Society | January 12, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 603

Bulgarians Discover Atrophy-Causing Mutated Gene

Bulgarian scientists have discovered a mutated gene that causes a number of atrophies.

Society | January 12, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1048

Scientists Inject Viruses to Treat Cancer

British scientists will start clinical tests on people of a new revolutionary method for cancer treatment. They will try to destroy cancer cells by infecting them with ordinary viruses, for example such ones that cause flu and colds.

Society | January 12, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1738

Bulgarian Rock Band with Concert on EuroSonic Festival

Bulgaria's rock band D_2 will take part in the EuroSonic Festival in Groningen, Holland, which starts on Thursday.

Society | January 11, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1027

Temperatures Hit New Record-High

Just a day after the people in Northern Bulgaria sweated out their warmest January 10 ever, temperatures broke a new record on Thursday. Highs stood at 13 C - 18 C, while lows varied from -1 C to 4 C.

Society | January 11, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1429

New York City Sees Latest First Snow in 129 Years

The citizens of New York City had a chance to enjoy the first snowfall, although for a brief period of time.

Society | January 11, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 751