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Bulgarian Top Designer Reveals Spring/ Summer Creations

Maria Nedkova, Bulgaria's top designer for this year, showed Tuesday her long-anticipated collection for the spring/ summer season.

Society | April 12, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 980

Bulgaria Marks Anniversary of Space "Greenhouse"

On the World Day of Aviation and Cosmonautics Bulgarian scientists mark the tenth anniversary since launching its unique "greenhouse" project into open space. Under it, cosmonauts working on the Russian orbital spaceship "Mir" are able to grow by themsel

Society | April 12, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2616

Greece's Eurovision Bidder Comes to Sofia

Bulgarian fans of Helena Paparizou, the Greeek bidder at the forthcoming Eurovision 2005 contest, are eager to meet her in Sofia, as she is landing here on Friday.

Society | April 12, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2315

Star Academy Sets to Conquer Bulgaria

The Bulgarian version of the Star Academy reality show kick-started Monday introducing the viewers to the fourteen pioneer participants and hoping to achieve the tremendous success of its predecessor "Big Brother."

Society | April 11, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2162

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: 778

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: 830

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: 3060

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: 753

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: 2291

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: 1220

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: 4058

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: 1431

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: 1861

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: 1512

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: 1352

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: 1255

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: 2209

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: 1510

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: 851

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: 541

Forks and Corks: Gazpacho

Ingredients: 1 3/4 pounds ripe tomatoes

Society | April 1, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1300
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