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Unique Rocks of Bulgaria Give Scenes to Taviani Movie

The unique rocks of Belogradchik, moulded by nature in the forms of humans, animals, castles, will be the main scenes in an international movie production.

Society | May 29, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 797

Playboy Singer of Bulgaria to Shake London Up

Dance blazing Ann G from Bulgaria is amid the swirl of preparations for a major gig in the heart of London June 10.

Society | May 29, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3549

Bulgarians Have Bad Teeth - Medics

More than 68% of Bulgarian people have had caries, a top dentist has said. More than half of the children have been affected, according to the deputy head of the country's Dentists Association.

Society | May 29, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 496

Russian Thriller Queen at Sofia Book Launch

The author of Sainte Genevieve des Bois to be screened by Oscar winner Roman Polanski is coming to Bulgaria to attend the premier of its Bulgarian edition. This is the third foreign language edition of the book, after it has already had translations in E

Society | May 29, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 445

Bulgarian Composer Receives Special Billboard Award

Bulgarian composer Atanas Kossev received Billboard's President's Choice Special Recognition Award for outstanding composition, lyrical content, and commercial appeal for his song "To Elvis". The song performed by Bulgarian pop singers Deyan Nedelchev an

Society | May 28, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 546

Faith No More Billy Gould Readies Bulgaria Gig

The legendary composer and bass guitarist Billy Gould, one of the alternative rockers from Faith No More is to thrill the fans of the modern punk in Bulgaria with a major gig. Billy Gould arrives in Bulgaria on occasion of Radio Tangra's return.

Society | May 28, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 637

Chechnya Picks 1st Ever Beauty Queen

A 15-year-old schoolgirl won Chechnya's first-ever pageant show.

Society | May 28, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 911

Red-Braided Pippi Adventures Enchant Kids, Adults in Sofia

Bulgarian children and adults enjoyed Saturday the adventures of Pippi Longstocking, the heroine of the popular, unconventional and mischievous children's book of Astrid Lindgren. The event participated by many children and their parents as well as by Sw

Society | May 27, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 488

Da Vinci Code to "Brush Up" Bulgarian Monument in Rome

Due to the world premier of the movie "The Da Vinci Code" the major Leonardo Da Vinci monument in Rome created by Bulgarian artist Asen Peykov will be renovated, local Trud daily reports. The initiative for the renovation was launched by Sony Pictures Re

Society | May 27, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 737

Shaolin Monks Reveal Martial Art Secrets in Sofia

The authentic martial art of the monks for the Shaolin monastery will be presented for the first time in Bulgaria in June. The spectacle will take place June 7 in the National Palace of Culture and will be under the aegis of the Chinese ambassador to Bul

Society | May 27, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 799

Scientists Establish HIV/AIDS Virus Origin

Researchers who analysed wild chimp droppings announced that HIV originated in wild apes in Cameroon and then spread in humans across Africa and eventually the world.

Society | May 27, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 503

Balkan History Echoes in New Bulgarian Dance

The legend in Bulgarian rhythmic gymnastics coaching Neshka Robeva has celebrated anniversary with another artistic achievement.

Society | May 27, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 754

Bulgarian Folk Happening Shortens EU Paths

Young people from 12 to 25 years of age, from eight different countries, have embraced folklore in all of its forms to make the path to the EU shorter.

Society | May 26, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 465

Orpheus Sanctuary in Bulgaria Damaged Yet Again

The Rhodopes sanctuary where the tomb of mythical Orpheus is supposed to eb located awoke Friday with serious damages in the rock.

Society | May 26, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2317

Bulgarian Ruler May Be Next Coppola Project

A film on Bulgaria's first ruler, Khan Asparuh, may be the ambitious project of young producer Sofia Coppola to come after her Marie Antoinette.

Society | May 26, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 700

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: 699

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: 25728

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