Society

Bulgarian Ladies Impress 50 Cent

Millionaire rapper 50 Cent was quick to acknowledge the beauty of Bulgarian women, during his first visit to the country. The US megastar performed on Friday night in the seaside resort town of Nessebar.

Society | June 17, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2492

Adrenaline on Wheels Sweeps Sofia Park

Adrenaline addicts in Sofia were given a chance this weekend to have a passionate yet safe experience. Moving services leader Allied Pickfords (http://www.

Society | June 17, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 507

Hundreds of Kids Wave Flag of Peace in Sofia

About 700 children opened Bulgaria's traditional Flag of Peace assembly, a popular international forum established during the communist rule. Leftist MP Evgenia Zhivkova - granddaughter to late communist state leader Todor Zhivkov - organizes the event,

Society | June 17, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1160

Half Bulgaria Suffers Hypertonia - Poll

About 45% of Bulgaria's people suffer high blood pressure, a survey has shown. The poll, carried out by a pharmaceutical company, also found out that every year 60 000 suffer a heart attack or a brain insult.

Society | June 17, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 478

Bulgarian Town Launches Sex Survey

Young people and their access to sexual health services - that is the target of a new study launched in Vratsa, north Bulgaria. Assessors will be interviewing gynecologists and other medics, school medical personnel, psychologists and other experts, to f

Society | June 17, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1272

Ramazzotti's Book in Bulgaria Monday

Bookstores in Bulgaria will introduce Monday "Lo Giuro," the much-anticipated autobiography of Eros Ramazzotti, the local publisher Ciela told the SNA. Ramazzotti himself will step in Bulgaria in less than three weeks, treating fans of high-class pop wit

Society | June 16, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 950

Bikini Party Sways Sofia into Holiday Mood

A "bikini party" featuring the latest beachwear collections by world designers entertained Sofia's show elite this week. The sexy event was organized by Cosmopolitan, and brought some VIP glitter to the shores of Pancharevo Lake on Thursday night.

Society | June 16, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1634

New Haemoglobin Named After Bulgarian City

Bulgarian scientists have discovered a new type of haemoglobin and will be calling it after their native town of Yambol, reports say. The discovery came after lengthy cooperation between several Bulgarian and Macedonian hospitals and research teams.

Society | June 16, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 555

Wretches Wanted for Bulgarian TV Show

People who suffer serious illnesses or have had a dramatic life will be the stars in the next Bulgarian Big Brother show, producers announced this week. The third season will start in September, and the striking dramas of participants are aimed to face a

Society | June 16, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 764

Forks&Corks: Hot Fruit Salad

Ingredients: 1 (20 ounce) jar chunky applesauce, 1 (21 ounce) can cherry pie filling, 1 (15 ounce) can sliced peaches, drained, 1 (11 ounce) can mandarin orange segments, drained, 1 (8 ounce) can pineapple chunks, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1 teaspoon ground ci

Society | June 16, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 695

Health: Coffee May Cut Cirrhosis Risk

Drinking coffee seems to protect alcohol drinkers from liver disease, a new study suggests. Every daily cup of coffee reduced the incidence of cirrhosis, a condition that destroys liver tissue, by 22 percent, according to researchers at the Kaiser Perman

Society | June 16, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 590

World Football Readable in New Encyclopedia

The newest encyclopedia on the Bulgarian book market has taken on the heavy duty to trace back the history of the most popular game in the world.

Society | June 15, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 573

6 Bulgarian Books Compete for "Novel for the Year"

Six books reached the final of the in the third edition of the contest "Bulgarian Novel of the Year". From all 67 novels of Bulgarian authors issued in 2005 the four-member jury picked Boyan Biolchev's "Veroe's Amazon", Valeri Stefanov's "The lost donkey

Society | June 15, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 950

Quadruplets Born at Bulgaria's Seaside

For the first time in two years, quadruplets were born in Bulgaria's seaside hotspot of Varna, media reported. The three girls and one boy took their first breath around noon on Wednesday, in the local obstetrics unit.

Society | June 15, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 725

Da Vinci's Inventions Display to Visit Bulgarian City

An exhibition featuring various inventions by the genius Leonardo Da Vinci will open in Bulgaria's Southern city of Sliven in July. For three months the citizens of Sliven and guests would be able to enjoy Da Vinci's scale model of a plane that some clai

Society | June 15, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 880

Bulgaria Welcomes Teen's Debut Novel

A 17-year-old Bulgarian presented Wednesday his first novel in Sofia. Anguel Petrov's "Where Did Shan-Halam-Achuk Go?" is said to be a historical adventure story, and stretches over 300 pages.

Society | June 14, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 648

World Champs Enjoy Sting in Bulgaria

Ice dancing superstars Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviski were among the Bulgarians who enjoyed Sting live this week, press reports said. The world champions were among 20 000 fans who were part of Monday's show in seaside Nessebar.

Society | June 14, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1010

Art Invites Olympics to Bulgaria

Bulgarian poster artists have unleashed their creativity to promote the country's Winter Olympics bid, media said Tuesday. Almost 50 projects competed for the opportunity to present the Sofia candidature to host the Games in 2017.

Society | June 13, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 420

Bellissima Eva to Open Italian Fashion Spectacle in Sofia

Organizers of an Italian fashion extravaganza at Sofia's largest shopping complex have chosen a Bulgarian model to open the show. Eva Paunova will be the first face of a show in the newly opened Mall of Sofia.

Society | June 13, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1820

20,000 Groove with Old Sting Hits in Bulgaria

About 20,000 people gathered in Nessebar at Bulgaria's seaside despite the crummy weather to see rock legend Sting live Monday night, SNA reporters witnessed. Sting, who looks amazingly well for his 54 years of age, surprised the audience with a medley o

Society | June 13, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1598

Bulgaria to Launch Survivor Show

Sixteen Bulgarians will be flown to a Caribbean island to put their survival skills to a tough test. That emerged Monday, after media reported that Bulgaria was readying for its first season of the world-famous Survivor reality show.

Society | June 12, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1370