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Christo Invites Public to Experience "The Gates"

Bulgaria-born artist Christo and his wife Jeanne-Claude, who began wrapping New York Central Park at the beginning of the year, unveiled on Saturday their USD 20 M art project. Mayor Michael Bloomberg dropped the first piece of saffron-colored fabric amo

Society | February 12, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2717

Talk of Manipulation Hits Bulgaria's Big Brother Winner

The winner in Bulgaria's first Big Brother show Zdravko Vassilev has been predetermined, according to reports.

Society | February 12, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1315

US Playwright Arthur Miller Dies

The US Playwright Arthur Miller - Pulitzer prize-winning author of "Death of Salesman" (1949) - has died aged 89 after a battle against cancer. His death on Thursday evening was revealed by his assistant, Julia Bolus.

Society | February 11, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 818

Mrs Globe Favored for Top 100 Influential People

More than 10,000 people from 75 countries have voted for Mrs Globe 2004 Rumiana Marinova of Bulgaria to be among the world's most influential people of the year. The recognition for the beautiful Bulgarian, dentist by profession, came from the American B

Society | February 11, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1762

Bulgaria's First Lady, Pele among Andersen's Envoys

The spouse of Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov was named as ambassador of Hans Christian Andersen's legacy, along with Harry Belafonte, Susan Sarandon, McCoy Tyner, Peter Martins, Pele and Isabelle Allende. Zorka Parvanova was awarded Friday a golden

Society | February 11, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 682

Bulgarian Genius Papasov Carries on with BBC

Bulgaria's clarinet virtuoso Ivo Papasov has made it to the finals of the BBC Radio 3 World Music Awards, in the Audience Award category. Papasov, with his latest album Panair ("Fairground"), is rivaling Chehade Brothers, Enzo Avitabile e Bottari and Mer

Society | February 11, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1367

Fugitive Ostrich Roams Bulgarian Forest

An ostrich has escaped a farm near Bulgaria's Smolyan, and is probably roaming a nearby forest, media said Friday. The giant bird used to live in an ostrich farm in Chokmanovo, a village situated in Bulgaria's far south, but ran away after a battle with

Society | February 11, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1178

Science: Gay Penguins in German Zoo

A German zoo recently disclosed that several of its penguins were gay. The zoo even imported four female penguins from Sweden in an effort to tempt its gay penguins to go straight.

Society | February 11, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1591

Forks&Corks: Wild Mushroom Risotto

Ingredients: 60 ml fruity olive oil

Society | February 11, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 399

Health: Carrots - Cancer Cure

Carrots can be used to prevent the occurrence and development of cancer cells in body, according to a latest research.

Society | February 11, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3373

Britons Frown at Charles Marriage to Camilla

A total of 70 percent of Britons say they do not approve of the wedding of Britain's Prince Charles and his longtime companion Camilla Parker Bowles, shows a snap poll on Sky News television. The remaining 30 percent were in favour of the marriage.

Society | February 10, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 488

Prince Charles Set to Marry Camilla

The Prince of Wales is set for marrying his long-term partner Camilla Parker-Bowles, media announced Thursday. The couple plans to tie the knot on April 8 at Windsor Palace.

Society | February 10, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1051

"Amorous" Andy Warhol Gifts Offered in Sofia

A Sofia boutique for finest porcelain boasted this week special designer collections bringing the mood of St. Valentine.

Society | February 9, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 699

Drum Virtuoso Braces for Sofia Stage

The mostly off-standard drummer Nick D'Virgilio will be guest musician for the February 17 concert of progressive band Fates Warning (FW) in Sofia. Playing as vocal weapon for the band, providing lots of background work while handling high lead chores, D

Society | February 9, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 531

Bulgarians Eye Serbia's Lotto Jackpot

Many Bulgarians are travelling to Serbia to take part in the in its state lottery, media reported. The jackpot in the Serbian lottery reached EUR 1 M.

Society | February 9, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1207

Big Brother Finalist Lands in Playboy

The Bulgarian teenage model who recently reached the Big Brother finals will land on the next cover of Playboy Bulgaria, media said. Svetlozara Trendafilova, aged 19, failed to sweep the BGN 200,000 (approximately EUR 100,000) prize, but received plenty

Society | February 8, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5586

Bulgaria Joins EU Crusade for Safer Internet

Bulgaria marks Tuesday the international Safer Internet Day, celebrated by a total of 30 countries in Europe and the rest of the world. This is the first time for Bulgaria to participate the campaign, which is part of a coherent approach of the European

Society | February 8, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2653

Dimitrovgrad Puts Forward Teen Belle

The southern Bulgarian town of Dimitrovgrad has chosen its top beauty for 2005 Monday night, bringing teenager Maria Bineva into the limelight. The 17-year-old will have the chance to compete for the Miss Bulgaria 2005 title.

Society | February 8, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2090

Bulgaria Welcomes Free Software Founder

The founder of the free software Richard Stallman will hold a two-hour lecture in Bulgaria. Stallman will arrive in Sofia to take part in the annual conference WebTech 2005.

Society | February 7, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1415

Fire Dance Show Rivals for Ballet Laureate

Unique fire dances were part of the ballet show of choreographer Petya Stoykova who rivaled Sunday for the award after the name of outstanding Bulgarian ballet dancer Margarita Arnaudova. Besides this dance titled "Movements.

Society | February 6, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 837

Ice Masterpieces Emerge on Bansko Slopes

Ice and snow are being inspired with new life, as talented artists took on sculpturing their ice masterpieces on the mountain slopes of Bansko resort. The twinkling ice figures are rivaling in the special winter-time contest Finlandia Ice Refresh Event (

Society | February 6, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1178
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