Balkans Have Never Been Happy Place, Goran Bregovic Says in Sofia

The Balkans have never been a happy place, Goran Bregovic, leading film music composer, said upon his arrival in Sofia on a flight from Paris. We were born here and we are doomed to hear bad news for the rest of our lives, the composer of the original so

Society | April 2, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 621

Gabin Rocked Sofia Tuesday Night

Club music virtuosos Gabin rocked Sofia with a concert on Tuesday night that packed Hall 1 of the National Palace of Culture.

Society | April 1, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 472

Rolling Stones Expected in Sofia in August

Rock veterans Rolling Stones are expected to make a tour in Bulgaria at the beginning of August, Sofia mayor Stefan Sofianski announced after a meeting with "Underground" producer Katovich, organizer of Rolling Stones concerts in Belgrade.

Society | April 1, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2386

Santa Lucia Crowned Miss Bulgaria Universe 2003

Elena Tihomirova was crowned Miss Bulgaria Universe 2003 at a spectacular show at the National Palace of Culture in Sofia March 30.

Society | March 31, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6162

Slavi's Joke: Sort Yourself Best You Can

Today's story is more edifying than funny. I say edifying because it shows that you should sort yourself as best you could.

Society | March 28, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 485

Health: Scientists Find Identity of Killer Virus

The US Centers for Disease Control says that a Corona virus - possibly a strain never before seen in humans - is to blame for the virus, which may have killed more than 50 people worldwide. The results came as increasing concern over the infection prompt

Society | March 27, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 527

Science: Neanderthals with Hands as Ours

Computer reconstructions of fossilised Neanderthal bones show their hands had almost the same manual dexterity as the human ones, according to researchers from the Centre for the Archaeology of Human Origins at the University of Southampton, England.

Society | March 27, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 613

Forks&Corks: Jellied Fruits

Ingredients: 500 g red fruits (fresh, frozen or canned) - 200 g raspberries, strawberries, 150 g black currant, 1 liter syrup from canned red fruits (strawberries, raspberries, cherries, prunes or blueberries), 100 g sugar, 4-5 tbsp rum or brandy, 2 packs

Society | March 27, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 546

Getting There: Ribaritsa

The village of Ribaritsa, located near by Teteven (15 km) is situated at the foot of the Stara Planina mountain.

Society | March 27, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 465

Hilton Sofia Turns into Italian Food Festival Venue for Week

From March 31st until April 5th Seasons Restaurant at Hilton Sofia will be the venue for an Italian food festival with a vast buffet selection from delicious antipasti through tempting meat and seafood dishes to fantastic desserts as well as an attractive

Society | March 26, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 664

Schuessel Praises Friendship with Bulgaria at Grand Concert in Sofia

Austria's Chancellor Shuessel praised his country's friendship with Bulgaria at a concert of the Vienna Opera stars, invited by Bulgaria's biggest GSM operator MobilTel in Sofia. The high-profile Austrian politician got on the scene accompanied by Prime M

Society | March 25, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 589

"Cloned Baby" Shown

Clonaid, the company which claims to have created the world's first cloned babies, has distributed a photograph of one of the "clones" for the first time.

Society | March 25, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1008

Anti-war Mood Dominates Oscars

Most of the Oscar winners referred to the war with Iraq when they spoke at the ceremony. Oscar winners Nicole Kidman and Adrien Brody talked about their sadness at war in Iraq in their speeches for best actress and best actor.

Society | March 24, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 804

Charity Vienna Ball Sets Sofia Ablaze

Bulgaria's capital Sofia was illuminated for the third time by a glittering Vienna Ball March 22, which took place under the patronage of H.E.

Society | March 23, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 826

Health: Deadly Virus Attacks From China

The illness is described as a very hard pneumonia. Some experts claim it originates from China, BBC reported.

Society | March 21, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 475

Getting there: Kovachevitza

Kovachevitsa is situated southwestern corner of the Rhodopes. All of the old houses are built from stone and wood and the architecture tradition is preserved in nowadays buildings.

Society | March 21, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 518

Forks&Corks: Sauerkraut With Potatoes

Ingredients: 1 cabbage head sauerkraut, 500 g potatoes, 2 leeks, ? cup vegetable oil, paprika How to cook: Boil the potatoes for 20-25 minutes.

Society | March 21, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 446

Slavi's Joke: USD 100

A gangster named "Cauliflower" liked one girl so much that gave her away four Mercedes just to learn her name. He adored her so much that even fell in love with her and finally married her.

Society | March 20, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 611

Science: ET Hunters Take Closer Look

Mankind could be on the verge of finding intelligent life in space, BBC reported.

Society | March 20, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 641

AUBG Elieff Center Officially Opened in Sofia

AUBG Elieff Center for Education and Culture of the American University in Bulgaria (AUBG) was officially opened on Wednesday night.

Society | March 19, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3450

Ivan Kristoff - Spiderman Announced Patriot Initiative

Bulgarian-born Canadian and 29-years old fan of extreme sensations Ivan Kristoff, more famous as Spiderman, is planning to set up a High-rise Aerial Rescue Team in Bulgaria. He announced that at a press conference on Wednesday.

Society | March 19, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 759
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