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Bananas in Danger of Extinction

Much love banana fruit is threatened with extinction, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has warned. It says wild banana species are rapidly going extinct as Indian forests are destroyed, while many traditional farmers' varieties are also disapp

Society | May 15, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 925

Sofia Prima Provokes with Mozart? Spectacle

Fantasy, madness, grotesque, beauty and horror mingle in the latest spectacle of the former Sofia ballet prima donna Masha Ilieva, unveiling the wanderings of the mind of a genius. "Mozart?" is the provocative name of the performance, inspired by the 250t

Society | May 14, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 922

Salsa Festival Sweeps Sofia in Full Swing

A three-day festival gathered a horde of salsa stars at the centre of Sofia. More than 4000 participants from Bulgaria, USA, UK, Holland, Germany, Spain, France, Romania and Turkey swirled through passionate dances during the practical lessons that feat

Society | May 13, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1523

Democracy Killed Bulgarians' Rocking Sex Life - Expert

Experts have mercilessly dismantled the myth of Bulgarian men's sexual prowess, saying that more than half of them try to beat erectile dysfunction. To the dismay of Bulgarian women, data shows that the sexual power of Bulgarian men now equals that of an

Society | May 13, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1683

Bulgaria's Galinel: Sexy with an Oriental Edge

The latest collection of fashion house Galinel reaffirmed its long-time message - women are at their coolest and sexiest when they are most audacious.

Society | May 13, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 42678

Bulgarian Promoters to Sue JLo for Cancellation

Bulgarian promoters Pick and More have teamed up with their colleagues from the rest of the cities where Latin diva Jennifer Lopez cancelled her tour to sue her. Apart from the star's fee, the organizers of her Bulgarian gig admitted that they had spent

Society | May 12, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1848

Under-3 Babies Watch Own TV Channel

A first-of-its-kind TV channel has premiered in the US this week designed specifically for babies under the age of three.

Society | May 12, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 928

Pets: Dolphins "Name" Each Other

Dolphins communicate in a manner similar to humans by calling each other by "name", scientists have found. The human-friendly mammals are able to recognise themselves as well as other members of the same species as individuals with separate identities, u

Society | May 12, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1121

Science: Plankton Foresee Quakes

Concentrations of the natural pigment chlorophyll in coastal waters have been found to rise prior to earthquakes.

Society | May 12, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 693

Forks&Corks: Strawberry Clouds

Ingredients: 3 large egg whites, at room temperature 30 minutes

Society | May 12, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 636

Sofia University Starts Recycling with Paper Party

Sofia University held a special paper party to celebrate its accession to the eco-waste-collection family in Bulgaria.

Society | May 12, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 586

Bulgaria Awaits US Rap Megastar

Next month hip-hop idol 50 Cent will have a live show in Bulgaria, the local media say. The megastar, who has released super hits like "In Da Club" and "Candy Shop," is expected on June 16.

Society | May 11, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 773

Slip in KariZma 1st Album Fails to Damp Fans' Joy

Pop duet KariZma finally released their first album after seven years on stage and six mega hits that topped the local music charts for months. The album, long awaited by many fans, grabbed the attention with its name, which unfortunately was marred by a

Society | May 11, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2310

Bulgarian Pop Star Works with "Barbie Girl" Producers

Bulgarian pop starlet Petia Pavlova returned to her homeland with brand new songs, created by the producers of Aqua's hit "Barbie Girl". After four months in Los Angeles, Pavlova appeared before Bulgarian audience with photos taken at Malibu and Zuma Bea

Society | May 11, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 37766

Mini Beauty of Bulgaria Conquers World Pageantry

Ahinora Lyubomilova and her younger sister Konstantina have reaped rich harvest on the international catwalk sweeping several beauty crowns. In hot rivalry with 40 girls from all over the world, the 11-year-old Konstantina was crowned Miss Princess Inter

Society | May 11, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1408

Bulgaria Pays Homage to Sts. Cyril and Methodius

Bulgaria's Orthodox church celebrates May 11 the feast day of the enlighteners Sts. Cyril and Methodius, the two of the fathers of Slavic literary culture.

Society | May 11, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 825

Jennifer Lopez Cancels Sofia Concert

Jennifer Lopez has cancelled her Spring Tour, including the concert in Sofia due later this month, it was surprisingly announced on Wednesday.

Society | May 10, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2099

Presidential Idea to Enlighten Bulgarians

The national campaign "Donate a Book" initiated by Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov kicked off Wednesday in Sofia. The campaign will invite Bulgarians to revive the tradition for presenting books to the their love ones.

Society | May 10, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 519

Musicians Celebrate Europe Day with Sofia Gig

A concert dedicated to Europe Day - May 9- took place Tuesday evening at the central Sofia Alexander Nevski square. Bulgarian pop stars KariZma, Mastilo, Deep Zone Project, Upsurt, Grafa, Krum, and Spens thrilled the fans that gathered last evening to en

Society | May 10, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 910

Tarkan Records Duet with Shakira Ahead of Bulgaria Gig

Turkish pop prince Tarkan, who will stage a major gig in Bulgaria in a few weeks, will record a duet with Columbian diva Shakira. The duet will be part of the soundtrack of a Latin soap opera, whose name is still a secret.

Society | May 9, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8611

Unique Jazz-Pop-Rock Trio Wraps Sofia Jazz Fest

The unique jazz trio, which sees itself as a pop band that plays jazz, which not only plays jazz-venues but also venues usually reserved for rock bands, e.s.

Society | May 9, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 486