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Flower Jars Flag Bulgarian Women Protest

Bulgarian women placed hundreds of jars with flowers placed inside in a protest against health fund savings on fertility programs. The symbolic protest came in response to a decision of the National Health Fund to scrap financing of medicaments for women

Society | November 5, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2281

Kylie Arrives for Comeback Tour

Kylie Minogue has returned to Sydney to resume the tour she cut short when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. "I'm thrilled to be back - I've been waiting for this day for such a long time," she told reporters at Sydney International Airport.

Society | November 5, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1148

Mall of Sofia Witnesses Wedding Oaths

The largest shopping and entertainment centre Mall of Sofia has turned also into a silent witness of love offering space for a weekend wedding ceremony. Happy newly weds Milena Ivanova and Petko Georgiev chose the shelter of the mall to tie the knot and

Society | November 5, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1069

Romani Music Queen Quakes Sofia

The queen of Romani music Esma Redzepova conquered Bulgarian audience with a concert on Sofia stage, 26 years after her first visit here.

Society | November 5, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1136

Fashion Elite Celebrates Bulgarian Day on fTV

Sofia's fashion elite gathered for the fourth annual "Ulpia Serdica" awards, celebrating Bulgaria's day on fTV. In a glamorous show Friday evening, fashion journalists, artists, politicians and style experts heralded the European Days of the Bulgarian fa

Society | November 3, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2747

Bulgarian Designers Dress Up Barbie for Blondes Week

The beauty queen of dolls - Barbie has a whole new wardrobe thanks to a pleiad of Bulgarian designers, who each created a unique outfit for her to mark the Week of Blondes in Sofia. Going back to their childhood, each of the designers gave Barbie the loo

Society | November 3, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3434

TO DO

CELEBRATE... ...mobile operator vivatel's birthday in Sofia on Sunday with Ukrainian hottie Ruslana, Romanians Morandi, Sweden's Da Buzz and a pleiad of local stars.

Society | November 3, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 569

TO GO

JAPANESE CULTURE INFORMATION CENTRE... ...where Sofia's citizens and guests will enjoy a ikebana exhibit within the initiative "17 Days of Japanese Culture in Bulgaria".

Society | November 3, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 656

Bulgarians Stumble Upon Unexpected Medusa Population

Bulgarian scientists have stumbled upon millions of salt-water inhabiting medusas in the Kurdzhaly Dam. With the waters comparatively warm for this season, fishermen and tourists first noted huge schools of jellyfish near the floating taverns in the area

Society | November 3, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 772

Mish-Mash

Ingredients: 3 medium-sized tomatoes, 3 red peppers, 1 onion, 2-3 tbs. of vegetable oil, 200 gr.

Society | November 3, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 455

"Bulgaria's Gold Rush" Leads Race for National Geographic Cover Story

Bulgaria's gold treasures stand chances of winning the cover picture and covers story of National Geographic magazine for its December issue. The visitors of magazine's Internet site have the opportunity to choose the cover picture of every issue.

Society | November 3, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2554

Bulgarian Beauty, Fashion Hand in Hand against Breast Cancer

Bulgarian ladies who came out victorious in the fight against breast cancer stepped on the catwalk Thursday showing off latest fashion trends. Shouldered by professional models, dozens of ordinary women who once suffered the grave illness, dressed in Bet

Society | November 2, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1371

Genetically Modified Food Discovered in Bulgaria

There are foods in Bulgaria's market that are genetically modified according to a several-month research carried out by the public environment and stable development centre and by For the Earth Association.

Society | November 2, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3616

World Premiere Marks Beiersdorf Bulgaria's 5th Birthday

Bulgaria joined the world premiere of Nivea's freshest anti-age cream DNAge, with a celebration that also marked the fifth birthday of parent company Beiersdorf Bulgaria.

Society | November 2, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 720

Sofia Hosts International Festival Cinemania 2006

Sofia has officially opened the 20th, jubilee Cinemania International Festival.

Society | November 2, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1066

State Award Bestowed on Bulgarian Literary Classic

The renowned Bulgarian writer Bogomil Raynov was awarded the state honour Paisii Hilendarski for 2006. The award was presented to him by Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev.

Society | November 1, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1076

Sofia Unveils WWII Ruined Stained Glass

Bulgaria's state exchequer has officially re-inaugurated a high-art stained glass ruined in Sofia's WWII bombardment. The artistic glass mosaic is one of three stained walls of the Bulgarian National Bank's building, completely ruined 30 March 1944.

Society | November 1, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1074

Breast Cancer May Be Hereditary

British scientists have discovered that breast cancer may be hereditary, with mothers passing it on their daughters. To come up to this conclusion experts have monitored the families of women who suffer from the disease.

Society | November 1, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 859

Traffic Woes Mark Enlighteners Day in Bulgaria

Celebrations of Bulgaria's National Enlighteners Day gathered speed across the country on Wednesday when parades throughout Sofia and other cities closed several main boulevards, causing traffic jams. Just a day after the hellish traffic due to the Levsk

Society | November 1, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 889

Bulgarians Parade to Meet Enlighteners Day

Celebrations of Bulgaria's National Enlighteners Day commenced a day earlier across the country. On November 1 Bulgarians pay tribute to those committed to teaching, studying, culture or scientific works.

Society | October 31, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 955

Warner Bros. to Shoot Horror Movie in Bulgaria

The US company Warner Brothers will shoot a horror movie at the bridge in Bulgaria's seaside city of Burgas.

Society | October 30, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1545