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Scandalous Novel Mars Bulgaria's Ex-Vice President Memory

A scandalous novel by the adopted daughter of late poetess and vice president of Bulgaria Blaga Dimitrova has hit the market amid public outcry and grave doubts of credibility. Hanna Dimitrova is a Vietnamese, who comes to Bulgaria after Dimitrova's visi

Society | January 22, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1226

Bulgaria's Darik Radio Marks Birthday with Special Programme

Bulgaria's Darik Radio had a special festive programme and many surprises for its audience on Monday when the popular medium celebrated its 14th birthday. The celebrations went under the motto "The difference is in the radio", and the audience was treate

Society | January 22, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1241

Bulgaria Tops Europe's Record High Temperatures

Temperatures in northern Bulgaria exceeded 20 degrees marking a new wintertime heat record on Sunday. The mercury hit 21 degrees centigrade in Pleven, outracing the 1948 record of 21 degrees.

Society | January 21, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1511

Commissioner Kuneva Destines Bulgaria's First EU Baby

EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva and Labour Minister Emilia Maslarova destined all the best to Bulgaria's first and last babies born on the threshold of the New Year. At a special ceremony on Sunday, commissioner Kuneva wished baby Denitsa Nikolaeva and he

Society | January 21, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1254

Sofia's Health Authorities Alert of Flu Epidemic

Sofia will be in a state of flu epidemic as of January 22, the Regional Health Inspection has announced.

Society | January 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 966

First Bulgarian on MTV to Shoot Video in Havana

The first Bulgarian that ever made it to the MTV news charts is going to Havana to shoot the video to her latest song "Don't Say No". Svetla Ivanova is leaving on Wednesday with the reassurance that the English-language version of the song titled "No, no

Society | January 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1219

Cream Zucchini Soup

INGREDIENTS: 2 medium zucchini (400 g), washed, cut in cubes

Society | January 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 839

To Go

SOFIA ARTS GALLERY... ...where models of some of Leonardo daVinci's greatest inventions are on display.

Society | January 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 604

To Do

GET... ...a flu shot, before the epidemic hits Sofia full throttle.

Society | January 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 418

Novinite.com Readers Make Their Own Good News

Novinite.com editorial staff and its readers once again proved they make a great team together.

Society | January 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 754

"The Splendour of Bulgaria" Flies from Brussels to Sofia

Art connoisseurs in Sofia will have the opportunity to see the much-talked-about exhibition "The Splendour of Bulgaria" for free on January 22. The unique exhibition was displayed in the building of the European Parliament in Brussels days after Bulgaria

Society | January 18, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 935

Beckhams Looking to Buy Neverland

David Beckham and his wife Victoria are interested in buying Michael Jackson's infamous Neverland estate, British media have announced. Comfortable with the EUR 250 M that he will receive in the next five years after his transfer to LA Galaxy, Beckham do

Society | January 17, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2329

The Guinness Go-to Guy Marks New Record in Bulgaria

Ashrita Furman, holder of the most records in the Guinness World Records, added one more entry to his list of extraordinary feats.

Society | January 17, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 784

St. Anthony's Day Celebrated in Bulgaria

The Orthodox Church in Bulgaria celebrates on January 17 Saint Anthony's Day (Antonovden) to protect people from illnesses. It is also the holiday of all who bear the name of Saint Anthony.

Society | January 17, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1600

Young Bulgarian Talents Awarded Scholarships

Twelve Bulgarian students were awarded scholarships in a competition prizing the young talents in the art field on Tuesday. The competition was held for the second time by "Gallery of the Bulgarian Talents" fund, jointly established by Todoroff wine cell

Society | January 16, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1381

Bulgarian Pop Diva Heads Jury for Music Idol Auditions

Four Bulgarian musicians will choose the participants in the Music Idol talent contest, which will be on TV screens from March.

Society | January 15, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2298

Bansko Culture Sweeps Sofia

Masked well-wishers (koukeri) from Bulgaria's mountain hotspot of Bansko paraded through Sofia on Sunday. Part of the "Bansko Visits Sofia" initiative, the parade heralded a concert of folk music from the Pirin Mountains that will take place Sunday eveni

Society | January 14, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1276

Bulgaria's Movie Art Honoured with Nameless "Oscars"

Bulgaria's movie guild gathered Saturday for the second annual film awards in the country. The local "Oscars" still don't have a name, but that doesn't stop those who win the female statuette from feeling proud of their achievement.

Society | January 14, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 964

Breast Boosting Drink Drives Foreigners to Bulgaria

European men are flocking to Bulgaria to buy "breast-boosting" beverage after EU accession led to customs duties on the drink being abolished. The drink called Boza, made from fermented wheat flour and yeast, is being snapped up by bar owners, shopkeeper

Society | January 12, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4546

Roma New Year Raises Spirits in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's Roma population launched Friday celebrations of the New Year marked January 14 after their ancient traditions. Celebrated under the old-time Gregorian calendar, Roma's New Year is also known as Vassilitsa or Bango Vassilii (the Lame Bango).

Society | January 12, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1128

Forks&Corks: Classic Creme Brule

INGREDIENTS: * 4 cups heavy cream

Society | January 12, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 603