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Bulgaria Hosts Balkan Aesthetics and Beauty Forum

Beauty masters from all southeastern European countries gather in Sofia to take part in a Balkan aesthetics, beauty and health forum. The event, which is organized by the Balkan Cosmeticians' Association and the Bureau for supporting the middle classes o

Society | April 2, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1153

Bulgarian Christians Celebrate Palm Sunday

Bulgaria's Christians celebrate Palm Sunday, the last Sunday of Lent before Easter. The feast commemorates the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, before the holy week in which his passions and crucifixion are celebrated.

Society | April 1, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1279

Youth NGO Seeks Bulgaria's Biggest Liars

Youth Initiatives 2004, a Bulgarian non-government organization, seeks to find the country's biggest fraud. "Who is Bulgaria's biggest liar?" is the question passersby are asked in Sofia, Plovdiv and Stara Zagora on April Fools' Day.

Society | April 1, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1078

Bulgaria Celebrates Spring, Maidens on St Lazar's Day

Festivities on St Lazar's Day, devoted to young girls, pastures, fields and woods, may have long lost their ritual significance, but remain one of the best-loved and known traditions in Bulgaria.

Society | March 31, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1178

Intl. Artist Flock to Participate in Musical Competition in Bulgaria

More than 80 artists have already registered themselves to take part in Bulgaria's international musical competition "Pancho Vladigerov".

Society | March 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1453

To Do

PLAY... ... a prank on Sunday.

Society | March 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 778

To Go

ANY PARK... ... and break a couple of willow shoots, fasten them into a circle and hang it on your door.

Society | March 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 611

Week in Advance

SATURDAY ***Bulgarian national dance sport championships***

Society | March 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 846

Ancient Mechanism Predicts Movement of Planets

A mysterious mechanism found in a 2,000-year-old Greek shipwreck may have been used to calculate the positions of planets, predict when eclipses were to occur, and do other astronomical chores, scientists claim.

Society | March 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1121

Short Walks Helps Smokers Quit

Smokers should do short exercise sessions to help them resist the temptation to light up, experts at the University of Exeter say. A review, recently published in the international journal "Addiction", concludes that when smokers abstain from smoking, ex

Society | March 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 924

20% of Bulgarian Children Have Impaired Eyesight

In Bulgaria around 20% of the children have eyesight problems, Professor Petya Vassileva, national consultant on ophthalmology said Friday at a press conference on the issues of impaired eyesight.

Society | March 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1109

Lentil Stew

Ingredients: 1 cup continental lentils

Society | March 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 988

Bulgaria Bids Farewell to World Famous Cartoonist Dimovski

Relatives, friends and colleagues of late Boris Dimovski, one of the greatest contemporary Bulgarian artists and a world-famous cartoonist, bowed heads in his memory on March 29.

Society | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1933

Robert Plant with Summer Concert in Bulgaria

The legendary Robert Plant is coming this summer to Bulgaria for a huge live show, officials from the Kavarna town municipality announced on Thursday.

Society | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2813

Bulgarian Students Make Giant Easter Egg

Bulgarian fourth graders from the Burgas's Vassil Aprilov School made a giant Easter egg, Darik News reported.

Society | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1378

Jennifer Lopez Promotes Spanish Album in Home Bronx

The mega star Jennifer Lopez presented her new album "Como Ama una Mujer," or "How a Woman Loves," with all the singles, sung in Spanish in her home neighbourhood of Bronx. JLo gave autographs to more that 500 fans in a music shop in the NY's neighbourho

Society | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2516

Bulgaria Awards Social Manager of 2006

The Deputy Sofia Municipality Mayor on health care, social activities and disabled people's integration Irina Papancheva was awarded the Social Manager of the Year prize for 2006. The competition was organized by Bulgaria's Human Recourses and Eurointegr

Society | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1060

Harry Potter Book Cover Hints At Deadly Fight

The book jacket images of the latest Harry Potter book to be published July 21 was released by publishers Bloomsbury. The artwork hints of a deadly fight, same as the book's title - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

Society | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 13356

Luc Besson's Hitman to Bring Traffic Woes to Sofia

Many drivers will have a reason to be angry with Sofia Municipality and legendary French director Luc Besson over the next 17 days. This is the time when many key boulevards and streets will be closed for his latest movie.

Society | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1077

Pink to Thrill Bulgarian Music Fans

One of the most eccentric US pop stars Pink is to give a spectacular show in Bulgaria on July 1, the organisers from Sofia music Enterprise announced. The tickets for the event, which is to take place on Sofia's Academic Stadium, will be put up for sale

Society | March 28, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1743

World's Tallest Man Weds Woman 2/3rds His Size

The tallest man in the world married a woman, who is 2/3 shorter than him. A shop assistant, whose height is only 1,68, is the bribe of the 2,36-meter-tall Chinese national Bao Xishun.

Society | March 28, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2035
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