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Furry Ballerina Dies in Bulgaria

A "ballerina" bear accommodated in a special Bulgarian park has passed away, after an exhausting career of entertaining passers-by. Galya's body was buried and her head was taken for examination, media reported Thursday.

Society | April 27, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 722

UNICEF Helps Bulgaria Raise Teens AIDS Awareness

Sixty of every 100 Bulgarian teenagers should be aware how to protect themselves from AIDS, states a Plan from the 2009 program between the Bulgarian government and the United Nations Children's Fund - UNICEF. The agreement was approved by the Council of

Society | April 27, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2321

JLo, MTV Join Efforts in Reality Show

Latin diva Jennifer Lopez, an actress and a singer, is in talks with MTV to star in her own reality show. MTV sources have confirmed they are working with JLo to develop a weekly show that will focus on her real life.

Society | April 27, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 482

Bulgarian Sanctuaries "On Display" in National Geographic

Kenneth Garrett, the famous photographer of the "National Geographic", whose pictures and materials in the field of archeology, paleontology and ancient cultures are known across the world, started shooting in Bulgaria. Garrett and his team are working o

Society | April 27, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 865

Passionate Flamenco Heats Up Sofia

The passions surrounding the annual Sofia Jazz+ Festival peaked Wednesday evening after Bulgaria's capital city was conquered by flamenco rhythms. Sofia enjoyed the heated performance of Las Migas, a women flamenco group founded in Barcelona in 2003.

Society | April 27, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 792

Bulgaria, Romania Fight Mosquitoes Together

Bulgaria and Romania will fight mosquitoes together in the Danube regions. The municipality of the Bulgarian city Russe announced that a common ten-year plan for mosquitoes' populations management will be signed between the two neighbouring countries.

Society | April 26, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 725

Unique Music Show Heats Up Sofia Streets

This year's annual Jazz + fest in Sofia kicked off quite unusually. A street performance by the Bulgarian brass masters Karandila - a true orchestra brass band with smashing interpretations of energetic Bulgarian folklore heated up passions in Bulgaria's

Society | April 25, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 569

Sofia Cools Eros with 100kg Ice

Eros Ramazzotti will fight Sofia's summer heat with 100 kilograms of ice, his hosts have revealed. The Italian megastar also wants "huge amounts" of light drinks and mineral water, the local press says.

Society | April 25, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 804

Bulgarians See Simply Red for EUR 17

Tickets for the Simply Red concert in Bulgaria will be launched for sale on May 2, organizers of the event announced on Tuesday. A pass costs EUR 17, which will jump to EUR 22 on the actual day of the gig.

Society | April 25, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 594

Exhibit Marks Bulgarian Poet, Artist's Anniversary

Bulgaria's renowned poet and artist Ivan Davidkov's 80th anniversary was marked with an exhibition in Sofia.

Society | April 24, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 642

Bulgarian Actress Strips for Don Juan Play Photo Session

Bulgarian actress Ani Papadopolu took off her clothes for a photo session advertising the newest "Don Juan" play in the National Theater in Sofia. Actors Venelin Ganev, Dimitar Rachkov, Deyan Donkov, Julian Vergov, Valeri Yordanov, and Zachari Baharov or

Society | April 24, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1240

Book Crossing Enters Bulgaria

Bulgaria has become one of the many countries that gave a home to the the practice of book crossing, media said. Book Crossing is the practice of leaving a book in a public place to be picked up and read by people, who then return it for others to follow

Society | April 24, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 566

Sofia Heart, Liver Transplant Patients in Good Condition

The two patients, who were transplanted heart and liver from one donor at Sofia's "Lozenets" hospital in the end of the week, are feeling good, it emerged Sunday. The two 33-year-old patients spoke to journalists on Sunday and told them that they feel we

Society | April 23, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 405

Bulgaria's 2nd City "Eats Up" Giant Easter Cake

A record-big Easter cake was "engulfed" by citizens from Bulgaria's second city Plovdiv. The sweet pastry weighted 501kg and was 65meters long.

Society | April 23, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 726

Literature Admirers Celebrate World Book Day

The annual celebration of World Book Day will be held on Sunday, April 23, the day commemorating the death of two of the most famous authors - William Shakespeare and Miguel de Cervantes.

Society | April 23, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 419

Bulgaria Under the Spell of "Christos Voskrese"

On the holy night of Easter and all over the next forty days, Orthodox believers in Bulgaria greet each other with "Christos voskrese".

Society | April 23, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1062

Sofia Revives the Berlin Wall

People in Sofia won't have to travel far for a glimpse of the Berlin wall anymore, it emerged Saturday. The Bulgarian capital will put on display a segment of the historical German landmark.

Society | April 22, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 685

Easter Goes Posh with Golden Eggs

Bulgarians who find the traditional coloured eggs for Easter too plain now have a more sophisticated choice. A local bank put up for sale eggs plated with 24-carat gold.

Society | April 22, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 516

Bulgaria's Easter Preparations Peak

The joy and anticipation of Orthodox Christians culminate on Holy Saturday, the day right before celebrating the Resurrection of Christ. Holy Saturday is time for still mourning the death of God's crucified son.

Society | April 22, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 590

Cardinal Backs Limited Condom Use

One of the Roman Catholic Church's most distinguished cardinals publicly backed the use of condoms among married couples to prevent AIDS transmission.

Society | April 21, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 408

Unique Transplantations Carried Out in Sofia Hospital

Unique liver and heart transplantations were carried out in Sofia's Lozenets hospital. The organs were taken from a lady after her brain death and were transplanted to men, both 30 years old.

Society | April 21, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 731