Society

Theodosii Spassov Promotes EU Treaty

Bulgaria's worldwide-celebrated kaval virtuoso Theodosii Spassov is joining a television campaign to promote the Accession Treaty with the European Union (EU). The groundbreaking document will be signed on April 25, but opinion polls show that the majori

Society | April 10, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 774

Camilla Unlikely to Wear White

Camilla Parker Bowles probably will not wear white on her wedding day, world media said. The long-time partner to Prince Charles is finally marrying him Saturday, after three decades of illicit love.

Society | April 9, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 824

Bulgarian TV Show Woos Sting, Phil Collins

A Bulgarian reality show is negotiating possible participation from world pop legends Sting and Phil Collins, the producers have said.

Society | April 9, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3032

Forks&Corks: Spinach Roll with Ham

Ingredients: 1,000 g spinach, 350 g dry cottage cheese, 1 egg, 200 g ham, 500 g foilles de pastry. Preparation: Wash, boil and smash the spinach, then fry it slowly in olive oil.

Society | April 8, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 746

Health: Ward Off Dementia with Sex, Crossword

Sex, simple sports and doing the crossword seem to be a good means to fend off dementia that usually comes along with ageing, according to a research.

Society | April 8, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2280

Science: Cancer Vaccine on the Horizon

A pioneering vaccine against the virus that causes cervical cancer and genital warts has been proved highly effective, according a recent scientific report.

Society | April 8, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1213

Bulgaria Awaits World's Best DJ

World's best DJ in the world Tiesto is to throw a major party in Sofia on May 27. Some of Bulgaria's best DJs and the children's choir "Orpheus's Children", that have already joined Tiesto in some of his European concerts, will also take part in the majo

Society | April 7, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4049

Eric Roberts to Star in Bulgarian Thriller

Hollywood star Eric Roberts will join the team of Bulgarian director Ivan Nichev in shooting his newest movie "Children of wax."

Society | April 6, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1424

Charles, Camilla Get Gifts from Bulgaria

A Bulgarian milliner sent a pair of hats as a wedding gift to Britain's Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles, while a Gypsy couple whose wedding the prince attended wired their best wishes, Daily Times reported. Violeta Ilieva designed a big yellow h

Society | April 6, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1833

Balkan Music Guru Writes Notes to Bulgarian Film

Goran Bregovic has arrived in Bulgaria for the official start of shooting a new Bulgarian movie titled "Fly with Rosinant", whose music author is Bregovic himself. The crew has centered the elite of modern Bulgarian theatre and cinema, including Itzko Fi

Society | April 5, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1500

Designer Holloware Seeks to Charm Sofia's Luxury-Lovers

Bulgarians who seek luxury and originality for their special moments at the table were tempted Tuesday by Christofle's latest silversmith creations. The prestigious French company and their Bulgarian partner Selma Iv presented the Drop collection by Chri

Society | April 5, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1341

Sofia Marks Andersen's Birthday with Fairytale Show

All heroes from Hans Christian Andersen fairytales came alive on Sofia stage as Bulgaria joined the world in marking the 200th birthday of the great story teller. Bulgarian children from different theatrical groups staged different performances of Anders

Society | April 2, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1247

Reims Gospel under Bulgarian Scientific Scrutiny

A team of Bulgarian scientists will study the Reims Gospel on which French kings used to swear an oath upon their coronation.

Society | April 1, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2201

MTV Gives Air to Bulgarian Starlet

Bulgarian dance artists Svetla Ivanova will see her latest track Mr.DJ played by MTV this weekend, media announced Friday.

Society | April 1, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1505

Magnificent Ledenika Set for Repair

Bulgaria has allotted BGN 800,000 (approximately EUR 409,000) for repairing tourism facilities at the spectacular Ledenika Cave. The money will be used for building an elevator for the disabled, as well as for upgrading the lighting equipment.

Society | April 1, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 844

Health: Cancer Blocking Protein Raises Hopes

A breast cancer treatment, which blocks the growth of tumours, has been hailed as a breakthrough by Irish scientists.

Society | April 1, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 537

Forks and Corks: Gazpacho

Ingredients: 1 3/4 pounds ripe tomatoes

Society | April 1, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1296

Fashion: Summer 2005's Big Skirt

The full skirt makes one of the biggest impacts in spring/ summer 2005, as proportions change to include a lot of volume on the bottom. Bustled, embellished, bubble-shaped, or with tulle underlayers, it should have a length around the knee or a bit longe

Society | April 1, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1335

Bulgarian Jazzmen Commemorate Radoy Ralin

Renowned Bulgarian jazzmen have revived the legendary Jazz Focus 65 formation to commemorate late Radoy Ralin. On the stage of Bulgaria Hall, where the prominent Bulgarian satirist liked spending many of his evenings, jazz pianist Milcho Leviev performed

Society | March 31, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1587

Sofia Shows Unseen Thracian Gold from Plovdiv

The heaviest solid-gold Thracian breastplate ever found on the Balkans was put on display in Sofia Wednesday. The unique piece - weighting 250 grams of pure gold - is part of a collection of previously unseen Thracian gold from Plovdiv.

Society | March 30, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2243

Bulgarian Documentary with Two Awards at Int'l Fest

The documentary of Bulgarian director Adela Peeva swept two awards at the international festival Days of Documentary Cinema taking place in Lublin, Poland. The Bulgarian movie "Whose is this song" took the second prize and the award of the students' jury

Society | March 30, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 983
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