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"Mysterious" Veteran Actor Grabs Bulgarian Theater Award

Naum Shopov, described as one of Bulgaria's most mysterious and sensual actors, was recognised with the special award "Ikar 2006" for overall contribution to Bulgarian Theater. Shopov, 75, has acted in over 30 Bulgarian movies and in many theater product

Society | March 27, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 635

Bulgarian Rappers Grab Award for Lyrics

Bulgaria's rappers Upsurt quite surprisingly grabbed the prize for "Best Lyrics", at the 2006 annual BG Radio awards on Sunday evening. Adding the recognition for "Best Album", the rap trio walked home with 2 awards - an achievement only matched by pop d

Society | March 27, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2662

Scottish Bars Shut Down for Smokers

A total ban on smoking in public places, including bars and restaurants, has entered into force in Scotland.

Society | March 26, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 448

Brunette Athlete Wins Miss Bulgaria 2006

Slavena Vutova was the happy winner crowned Miss Bulgaria 2006.

Society | March 25, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 14247

Sofia Admires Feline Beauty

Cat lovers in Bulgaria have seen the best of international cats at this year's feline exhibition held once again in Sofia.

Society | March 25, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 930

Bulgarians Queue for Cholesterol Test

Hundreds of Sofia citizens queued Saturday to take a free cholesterol test.

Society | March 25, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 863

Bulgaria Returns to Daylight Saving Time

On Sunday, March 26, at 3 a.m.

Society | March 25, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 630

Jean Claude Van Damme Shoots in Sofia

Hollywood star Jean Claude Van Damme will star in the newest production of Nu Image in Bulgaria - "Till Death". The shooting will start March 25.

Society | March 24, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2340

Sofia Sees Reminiscence of Spain Photo History

A special exhibition has opened doors in Sofia tracing back the history of photography in Spain. The selection of 120 pictures reveals the course of photography development from pioneer daguerreotype created in Barcelona in 1839, through progressive calo

Society | March 24, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 791

Scientists, Sungazers Gather in Turkey for Solar Eclipse

Thousands of scientists and onlookers are expected to gather in Turkey to watch the solar eclipse on March 29, in its full glory.

Society | March 24, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1199

Forks&Corks: Chicken Marsala

Ingredients: 1/4 cup all-purpose flour for coating, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper, 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano, 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - pounded 1/4 inch thick, 4 tablespoons butter, 4 tablespoons olive oil, 1 cup

Society | March 24, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 408

Fashion: Shoes for Spring /Summer 2006

Definite shoes trends to note for 2006, include the platform sole shoe and the return of patent leather.

Society | March 24, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 972

Science: Life's Diversity "being Depleted"

Almost all indicators of the likely future for the diversity of life on Earth are heading in the wrong direction, a major new report says.

Society | March 24, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 445

Bulgarian Producer Meets Robert Redford in Cannes

Bulgarian Martichka Bozhilova, AGITPROP, who produced "Georgi and the butterflies", one of the most successful Bulgarian documentaries, will participate in a prestigious documentary event. Bozhilova has been picked by the European Documentary Network to

Society | March 23, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 925

Actress, TV Star Host Miss Bulgaria Gala

Bulgarian actress Silvia Lulcheva and popular television face Milen Tsvetkov will host the final of Miss Bulgaria 2006, organizers announced. Lulcheva hosted the show last year as well, although then she partnered Roma music eccentric Azis.

Society | March 23, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4173

Bulgaria-Born Beauty Victorious at Miss Universe 2006 Canada

Charming brunette Alice Panikian, who was born in Bulgaria, was crowned the new Miss Universe Canada in Montreal Quebec. Alice who is 20 years old and stands 1.

Society | March 23, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 10922

Bulgaria Switches to Summer Clocking Sunday

Bulgarians will switch clocks an hour forward on March 26. Thus the nation will step into the daylight saving time, or the summertime clocking.

Society | March 23, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 362

Adult Fest Brings White-Hot Industry to Bulgaria

East Europe's adult entertainment flocked to Sofia this week with the start of the traditional Eros Fest. An ocean of sex toys, magazines and videos as well as live performance by erotic entertainers are luring Bulgarians to the Universiada Hall in Sofia

Society | March 23, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2248

Spring in Bulgaria Hailed in Rock Style

Central streets and boulevards in Bulgaria's second largest city of Plovdiv emerged blocked for some time on Wednesday as rockers poured in to hail spring coming.

Society | March 22, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 913

Bulgaria's Death Rate 2nd in Europe

Bulgaria's death rate is the second highest in Europe, Svetla Torbova, member of the Union of cardiologists in the country explained for the media. Deaths resulting from cardiac illnesses also place Bulgaria second in the region, as they are 962 for ever

Society | March 22, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 565

Lunar Property for Sale in Bulgaria

As of Wednesday Bulgarian citizens will be able to buy their own estates on the Moon, Mars, Venus, Mercury and Jupiter's satellite Yo, Kostadin Stanchev, official consul of the Bulgarian Lunar Embassy announced. The Lunar Embassy was established back in

Society | March 22, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1070