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Three More Int'l Beauty Crowns for Bulgarian Kids

Two girls and a boy of Bulgaria swept beauty crowns at the international pageant Little Prince & Princess of the Universe 2006.

Society | June 28, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3543

Harry Potter Must Die, Says Rowling

Author JK Rowling has revealed that at least two characters will die in the seventh book, but gave no clue as to who would end up meeting their maker. In an interview, she explained the last chapter was written long ago and added: "One character got a re

Society | June 28, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1947

Violin Virtuoso Utto Ughi Charms Bulgaria Hall

A true catalogue of violin exploits was offered to classical music connoisseurs at Bulgaria Hall Tuesday evening, when outstanding Italian Utto Ughi played at a gala concert.

Society | June 27, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 863

Blondes Joyful over Playmate Bulgaria 2006

A blonde Playboy showgirl has won the crown of Playmate Bulgaria 2006 in hot rivalry with eleven finalists in the third edition of the contest. Playmate Bulgaria featured all the girls of local Playboy's cover for the last year, but 18-year-old Nikoleta

Society | June 27, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 33634

Lordi Packs for Bulgaria Rock Gig

This year's Eurovision winners, Finland's hard rockers of Lordi will pin some of the greatest moments during Kaliakra Rock Festival 2006.

Society | June 26, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1038

Rain Fails to Scare Off Energetic Dancers in Sofia

The summer rain that soaked up Bulgaria's capital Sunday afternoon failed to scare off the dancers gathered to mark the Power Engineer Day. The dancers assisted by the members of the Bulgare assemble joined hands into the longest "energy" dance chain in

Society | June 25, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 766

Street Parade Heats Up Sofia Passions

Summer passions were heated up in Bulgaria's capital with the launch of the Sofia street parade. Electronic music fans were entertained by some of Bulgaria's best DJs - Steven, Yasen Petrov, Smurf from Metropolis, Doncho and others.

Society | June 24, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1286

Graffiti against Drugs Abuse in Sofia

Young graffiti writers gathered in Sofia for an art weekend dedicated to the International Day against Drug Abuse - June 26. The event is a part of the youths' initiative Teens for Teens and is taking place in Sofia's Borisova garden.

Society | June 24, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3098

Free Blood Pressure Tests in Bulgaria for Pharmacy Day

Free blood pressure tests were organized in southern Bulgarian town Dupnitsa by the Bulgarian arm of pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca, marking the Pharmacy Day. Medical students and the team of AstraZeneca Bulgaria measured the blood pressure of the volu

Society | June 24, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 841

Rain in Bulgaria Scares Off Scorpions

Rock legends of Scorpions postponed the gig in Stara Zagora that was scheduled for Friday. The heavy rain that soaked up the city was pointed as a reason for the postponement.

Society | June 24, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 587

Tuning Masters Show Skills in Sofia

Sofia opened doors for an auto tuning and audio expo for experts in the fields showed off their skills and best models. Held in the capital's Festivalna Hall, the event gathered surprisingly few exhibitors, especially considering the rapid development of

Society | June 24, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 821

12 Bulgarian Playmate Wannabes to Tame the Bull

Twelve finalists will rival in the third edition Playmate Bulgaria. The organizers of the event, however, revealed that the contest would not be a typical beauty pageant.

Society | June 23, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 16252

Forks&Corks: Dry-Curried Green Beans

Ingredients: 1 lb green beans, trimmed

Society | June 23, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 353

Science: More Evolution Lessons Needed

The world's top scientists have joined forces to call for "evidence-based" teaching of evolution in schools. A statement signed by 67 national science academies says evidence on the origins of life is being "concealed, denied, or confused" in some classe

Society | June 23, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 654

Health: E-Pulse to Aid Migraine

An electronic device may help remove migraine pain before it starts, according to a US research.

Society | June 23, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 603

Sofia Sings out Francophone Style

The Golden Key 2006 international festival of the francophone song has hit the road in Bulgaria, visiting Sofia and Plovdiv. The festival running under the aegis of French Ambassador to Sofia Yves Saint-Geours and Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Ivaylo Kalfin

Society | June 22, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 512

Summer Fashion Academy Displays Artwork in Sofia

Bulgaria's Summer Academy for Fashion Design celebrated its second edition with an exhibition in Sofia. Young talents demonstrated their makeup and hair styling skills in the display set up under the scorching-hot sun before the capital's Ivan Vazov thea

Society | June 22, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 537

Hans Christian Andersen's Wild Swans "Fly" in Sofia

The newest performance of Bulgarian Roberta Ballet made Hans Christian Andersen's Wild Swans fly over Sofia. "The Wild Swans", Roberta Ballet's special performance will mark the 17th "birthday" of the dance group.

Society | June 22, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1645

Depeche Mode Leave 35,000 Bulgarian Fans Breathless

New wave megastars Depeche Mode left over 35,000 of their Bulgarian fans breathless in a major Sofia gig. Depeche Mode's concert, the most impatiently awaited gig of the year, took place at Locomotive stadium in the capital Sofia.

Society | June 22, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3219

Bloodhound Gang Craze Out Sofia

US band Bloodhound Gang visited Sofia for the first time on Tuesday, and true to their style gave fans one show to remember.

Society | June 21, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1525

Depeche Mode Playing the Angel to 30,000 Bulgarian Fans

About 35,000 Bulgarian die-hard fans of new wave megastars Depeche Mode saw a dream come true Wednesday evening.

Society | June 21, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2227