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2006 Launches Woman of Bulgaria Awards

Lady stars of cinema, television, business, theatre, sports and politics were given recognition as Bulgarian Women 2006 in apparent rivalry for the traditional male awards. TV anchors from both state-run and private channels - Veneta Raykova, Mila Dobrev

Society | December 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2082

Bulgaria's Foods Free of Genetic Modifications

No traces of genetically modified organisms have been found in foods produced in Bulgaria, Darik News reported.

Society | December 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1246

Vatican Archaeologists Find St Paul's Sarcophagus

A sarcophagus believed to contain the remains of the Apostle Paul was unearthed by Vatican archaeologists.

Society | December 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2360

New Cosmetic Centre Opens Doors in Sofia

A new VIP centre of the German High Care opened doors Tuesday in Sofia's Vitosha neighbourhood.

Society | December 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1274

NASA to Build Moon Station

NASA have decided to build a moon camp on one of the satellite's poles. Getting to the moon is no longer a challenge, but staying there surely is and the US space agency have decided to conquer that peak too, after managing the first moon landing in 1969

Society | December 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4707

Animal Lovers Claim Dog Pounds in Bulgaria Corrupt

Bulgaria's animal lovers' society has called for the state to close down all dog pound quarantine units.

Society | December 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 841

Bulgaria's Playboy Girl "Marries" Guns' Boy

Matt Sorum, former drummer of Guns N' Roses, has proposed to the hot and sexy Sonia Vassi - the first Bulgarian to ever appear in US Playboy. Bulgarian media quoted Vassi herself, but did not disclose her answer.

Society | December 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 9008

65% of Bulgarian Prostitutes' Husbands "Aware"

Some 65% of Bulgaria's prostitutes say their husbands know about their job, an MBMD sociological research aimed at prevention of women trafficking shows.

Society | December 7, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1416

Bulgarian Orphans See First Snow on IMAX Screen

Orphans from various parts of Bulgaria saw the first snow for the year on the screen of IMAX's newest 3D feature "Santa Claus vs The Snowman". Bulgarian super model Magi Valchanova and pop-folk singer Reni took more than 100 children to the movies as par

Society | December 6, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 905

Bulgaria's Fishermen, Bankers Celebrate Holiday

Bulgarian fishermen, sailors and bankers celebrated Wednesday their common patron, Christian St Nicholas. The seaside city of Burgas also marked its holiday along with the day of the Miracle-Worker saint.

Society | December 6, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 809

Bulgarian Prince Attends Charles's Birthday Party

The second son of Bulgarian former King and ex-PM Simeon Saxe-Cobug, Kyril Preslavski was among the honourable guests at the party, which marked Prince Charles's 58th birthday. Kyril was photographed by the Spanish magazine Hola while friendly chatting w

Society | December 5, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1622

Mystery of Bulgarian Voices Captivates Broadway

World-famous ensemble Le Mystere des Voix Bulgares enchanted Broadway's Symphony Space on Sunday. Before an audience of more than 700 people, who had traveled from all over the state of New York, the choir performed some of their best pieces, a magical m

Society | December 4, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1089

UNESCO Church in Sofia Reopens with New Frescoes

The unique Boyana Church, on the outskirts of Sofia, has reopened after thorough restoration work for over 50 years. The restored church was officially re-opened on Monday by President Georgi Parvanov and Sofia Mayor Boyko Borissov.

Society | December 4, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 9801

Meningitis Kills Two More Kids in Bulgaria

Two boys, aged respectively six months and six years, have died of viral meningitis in a hospital in the city of Plovdiv, adding to the recent increase in the disease death toll. The boys were from the village of Gurkovo and town of Stara Zagora.

Society | December 4, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 802

Bulgarian Children Grab Grand Prix at Intl. Carols Festival

The Detska Kitka Choir of Plovdiv, directed by prof. Zlatina Deliradeva, grabbed the Grand Prix at Prague's International Festival of Advent and Christmas Music on Saturday.

Society | December 3, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1786

Sofia Zoo Marks Bears' Day

Sofia Zoo marks Sunday its traditional holiday Mechkin Den (Bear Day). The bear celebrations come among the annual initiatives of children zooclub Noi with the facility's educational centre.

Society | December 3, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1095

Bulgaria's Biggest Cathedral Shines in New Light

Bulgaria's Alexander Nevski Cathedral has started shining anew, after a lighting renovation. A total of fifteen new spotlights are now focused on the cathedral, located in downtown Sofia.

Society | December 3, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1087

Sofia Theater Opens Doors Renewed

Sofia's Theater 199 opened its doors Saturday after an extensive rennovation, with new seats, a new stage and new hopes for the upcoming season. Unveiling the renewed theater, Culture Minister Stefan Danailov said that in 2007 some BGN 16 M will go for t

Society | December 2, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 871

Dutch Sinterklaas Arrives in Sofia On Horseback

Sinterklaas, the Dutch version of Santa Claus, crossed downtown Sofia on Saturday afternoon, riding horseback in what has become a traditional celebration by the Netherlands' embassy in Bulgaria.

Society | December 2, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2015

Sofia Mayor Gives Man of the Year Pize to Theaters

Sofia Mayor Boyko Borissov was named Man of the Year in the traditional race held by Club M magazine on Saturday and gave the BGN 20,000 that goes along with the price to the capital's theaters. This is the second time that Borissov has won the prestigio

Society | December 2, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 769

Bulgaria's First Shaolin Monk Back to Homeland

The first Bulgarian to ever train with the Shaolin monks has returned from Tibet after close to a year in the legendary Buddhist monastery. Victor Azmanov is the youngest European to ever have been allowed a stay with the monks, state BNT channel reporte

Society | December 2, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1248