Society

Football Fans in The Spotlight

In parallel to Portugal's EURO 2004, Bulgaria is hosting a football tournament joined by hundreds of teams. Only the event is not joined by professionals but football fans, giving them the chance to run into the spotlight themselves.

Society | June 19, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 915

700 Kids Open Art Festival in Albena

A choir of 700 Bulgarian and Russian kids opened the Friends of Bulgaria art festival in the coastal resort of Albena. The event takes place in Bulgaria for the fifth time this year, but organizers surprised foreign guests with a pioneer choirs contest.

Society | June 19, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 483

Judas Priest Explosion in Sofia

Legendary Judas Priest will stage a major show for their die-hard Bulgarian fans. After more than 12 years apart Judas Priest and original lead vocalist Rob Halford have reunited for a global live concert tour in 2004.

Society | June 18, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 896

Bulgarian Men Plagued with Obesity

The cases of pathological obesity, mainly among males, have recorded an endemic spread in Bulgaria, doctors warned. More than 3,5 million males and females, aged over 15, suffer from surplus weight, and some 100,000 schoolchildren, between 7 and 14 years

Society | June 18, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2543

Unique Roman Bracelet on Display in Bulgaria

A unique piece of a gold bracelet is among the exhibits at the historical museum in the town of Pleven, Northern Bulgaria. Roman Caesar Maximin II Daza owned the bracelet, which, archeologists claim, is unique.

Society | June 18, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 490

"Bridge of Love" to Charm Sofia Youngsters

A bridge that is probably Sofia's most popular one will be refashioned, and given the name Bridge of Love. The initiative was launched by the UN, and aims to raise funds for young people's health and education.

Society | June 18, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 640

Science: Oral Bacteria Can Block HIV Infection

Strains of bacteria that occur naturally in the human mouth can snare the HIV virus and even cells it has infected, according to researchers at the UIC College of Dentistry. The findings were reported at the 104th General Meeting of the American Society f

Society | June 18, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1074

Pets: Reptiles

Reptiles are by far the most diverse group of animals and require specific care. It is very important to learn all you can about certain species before attempting to keep it as a pet.

Society | June 18, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 433

Health: Prevent Teeth Problems

Preventive maintenance of your teeth and gums requires time and effort each day, but the benefits are worth it.

Society | June 18, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 702

Forks and Corks: Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast

Ingredients: 1 package fresh spinach leaves

Society | June 18, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 569

Fashion: Gifts for Stylish Men

If the man in your life likes to pick out his own ties or has a definite opinion on pant cuffs, he's got the fashion savvy to appreciate gifts with a luxe touch. Impeccable taste doesn't have to cost a bundle: look for smaller items (wallets, socks, belts

Society | June 18, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 971

Casting Veil Shows up Viktor Krum's Playmate

The latest Harry Potter casting news has revealed French actress Clemence Poesy will play the part of Fleur Delacour, who has an affair with Viktor Krum in fourth fantasy sequel. Fleur Delacour is a pupil at French wizarding school Beauxbatons, and is on

Society | June 16, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 11566

Pre-Historic Man Sleeps under Sofia's Gladiator Arena

A skeleton aged approximately at 9,000 years was found in the course of excavation works of newly revealed ancient gladiator arena in Sofia. The pre-historic human remains witness for a forceful death, probably by an arrow.

Society | June 16, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1537

First Mobile Phone Virus Strikes

A computer virus that can infect mobiles has surfaced for the first time.

Society | June 16, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 938

Japanese Sculptor on a Mission in Bulgaria

A well-known Japanese sculptor received support from Bulgarian authorities, for his initiative to promote works by local colleagues. Masaji Asaga, who arrived in Bulgaria last week, met with Culture Minister Bozhidar Abrashev on Monday, and introduced hi

Society | June 16, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 905

Bulgaria to Celebrate Father's Day

Bulgarian fathers will have the unique chance to celebrate this Sunday. A new Bulgarian tradition will be initiated on June 20 with the efforts of the Love and Care Association and Sofia Municipality.

Society | June 15, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 621

Bulgarian Player's Wife Storms Int'n'l Chart

A Bulgarian footballer's wife stormed into an international beauty chart, landing at number three. The ranking was made by Belgian newspaper La Derniere Heure, and David Beckham's Victoria was named the most beautiful among wives of EURO 2004 players.

Society | June 15, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1344

Bulgaria-Bred Ostrich Laid Giant Egg

An ostrich bred in Bulgaria has laid an oversize two-kilo egg, media reported. Ostrich eggs usually weight up to a kilo and a half.

Society | June 15, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1317

Bulgarian Literary Classic Commemorated with Award

Bulgaria's literary classic Yordan Radichkov has posthumously received the prize of Sts. Cyril and Methodius for his overall literary opus and contribution to Bulgarian spiritual development and culture.

Society | June 14, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 719

Harry Potter "Loses Potency"

Harry Potter topped the class at the North American box office for a second weekend, although the young wizard lost much of his potency. According to studio estimates issued on Sunday, "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" sold about USD 35.

Society | June 14, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 693

Bodyart Tickles Beauty Lovers Fancy

Stunt park Sofia Land witnessed an explosion of colors and women's bodies as Bulgarian artists contended in the Second Bodyart and Graffiti Fest. The competition included three categories, namely Bodyart, Graffiti and Photo Competition.

Society | June 12, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4349
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