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Bulgaria Marks World AIDS Day with 677 HIV-Positive

Bulgaria marks this year's World AIDS Day with information campaigns across the country, part of a nationwide initiative for HIV/AIDS prevention. Bulgaria's HIV-positive patients on record grew to 677 in November, up by 76 since the beginning of the year

Society | December 1, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 665

Bulgarian Sculptor Glorified with Star of Fame

Famous sculptor Vezhdi Rashidov received his glory star on the Walk of Fame in Sofia on Thursday, becoming the eighth Bulgarian to be conferred that recognition.

Society | November 30, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 930

Bryan Adams Fans Ecstatic after Sofia Concert

For one night only, Sofia was treated to an evening like no other, an evening that sent shock waves throughout the city as Bryan Adams well and truly rocked the city. This was the last concert of Bryan's 2006 European tour, and he certainly didn't disapp

Society | November 30, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1272

Unhealthy Family "Fuels" Bulgarian Kids Aggression

Almost every nine out of ten parents are concerned with the extreme level of aggression raging in Bulgarian schools, a survey has shown. Every fourth parent, or about 75%, worries that their children may become victims to violence from schoolmates, the r

Society | November 29, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1380

Legendary Dio Brings in New Year to Bulgaria

Rock legend Ronnie James Dio will end the year on a high note as together with his band he will bring in the New Year with a free show at seaside Kavarna City Center in Bulgaria.

Society | November 29, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 925

Children in Bulgaria Prized for Disaster-Inspired Paintings

An exhibition of children's paintings and drawings inspired by the natural disasters that hit the country in 2006 was opened in Sofia. Disaster Management Minister Emel Etem prized the best artists in three age groups and three categories for their take

Society | November 29, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 657

Playboy Marks Bulgaria's EU Accession with Multinational Nude

The Italian star Edelweiss who is of Russian origin and is married to a Bulgarian will decorate the cover and pages of the December issue of Playboy Bulgaria in celebration of the country's EU accession.

Society | November 29, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 17241

"Feels Like..." A New Win for Bulgaria's Jazz Diva Camelia Todorova

Camelia Todorova, known as the queen of Bulgaria's jazz, promoted her new album "Feels Like..." Tuesday night, proving she is a versatile artist, always up to new challenges.

Society | November 29, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1715

94.4% of Students in Bulgarian Town Drink Alcohol

Only 5.6% of the high school students from Bulgaria's north Razgrad do not drink alcohol, a research of the drug prevention and information centre shows.

Society | November 29, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1144

Cameras Generously Allowed at Bryan Adams' Concert in Bulgaria

Bryan Adams will allow fans to take as many pictures of him as they want during his concert at Sofia's Winter Palace of Sports.

Society | November 29, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1107

Bulgaria's "Poet with Guitar" Turns 60 with Mega Concert

Bulgaria's loved composer, singer and poet Mihail Belchev gathered pop stars, friends and acquaintances to mark his 60th anniversary with a huge concert at the National Palace of Culture Tuesday evening.

Society | November 28, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 893

Bulgaria Exemplary for Curbing AIDS Spread

AIDS can be stopped and Bulgaria is an exemplary case, UNDP Resident Representative Neil Buhne believes. In the presence of government officials and health experts, he launched Tuesday a national information anti-AIDS campaign to seek better HIV/AIDS pre

Society | November 28, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 874

Pamela Anderson Files for Early Divorce

Pamela Anderson has announced that she is divorcing her husband Kid Rock just three months after the two tied the knot in three consecutive lavish ceremonies. Anderson has pegged incompatibility of characters as the reason for her early divorce, but some

Society | November 28, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5126

Bulgarian Pop Singer Desperate to Change Name to Madona

Bulgarian pop singer Lora Ivanova is facing the courts for a second time in her life, struggling to change her given name to Madona. The relatively unknown singer from the Danube city of Ruse, has already been rejected the name change once, two years ago

Society | November 28, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3516

Revamped Bulgarian Rockers Wrap National Tour in Sofia

Revamped Bulgarian band D_2, who went from sugary pop to rock with the switch of their lead singer, wrapped up their national tour with a bang in Sofia. The concert gathered hundreds in the National Palace of Culture and was a memorable end to the tour.

Society | November 28, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1148

Festive Spirit Grips Sofia As Christmas Tree Lights Up

Sofia brightened in a Christmas mood Monday evening when Mayor Boyko Borissov and Coca-Cola HBC head Nigel Davis lit up the capital's biggest Christmas tree. The biggest live pine tree in the capital is 24 meters tall and is the first naturally growing t

Society | November 27, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1823

Ice Rink Spreads Under Sofia's Sky

Sofia's second open-air ice-skating rink was officially opened on Saturday.

Society | November 25, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1814

Bulgarian Fashion Show Inspired by Sausages

Students from Bulgaria's National Arts Academy together with a leading meat products manufacturer organised a fashion show on Saturday inspired by the latest tendencies in the meat market for 2007, SNA reporters said.

Society | November 25, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1180

First Pet Association Gains Speed in Bulgaria

The launching of the first pet association in Bulgaria HIRON was announced Saturday at the "The earth and people" museum in Sofia during a meeting with journalists.

Society | November 25, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 877

Bulgarian Top Journalist Grants Scholarship to Sofia University Student

Bulgaria's legend in journalism Kevork Kevorkyan has bestowed the first scholarship named after his late wife Nadezhda Dzheneva to a fourth-year student in radio journalism at the Sofia University. The scholarship is granted for special achievements and

Society | November 25, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 889

Volunteers Plant Trees in Sofia

For the sixth year in a row trees were planted in Bulgaria as part of the "Gorichka" (little forest) project. About 100 trees were planted Saturday morning in Sofia's South Park.

Society | November 25, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 730