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Bulgarian Stamps His Way to World Record

Bulgarian artist Andrey Andreev has been officially recognized by the Guinness World Book of Records as the maker of the world's largest stamps-made picture, media say. Andreev has used 102,253 stamps in the making of his 50 square-meter picture, Standar

Society | February 22, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1489

Paris Collection Delights Bulgarian Art Lovers

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Ivaylo Kalfin inaugurated Tuesday an exhibition with works from the art collection of the Bulgarian embassy in Paris. The collection exhibited in Sofia's "Academy" gallery includes painting united under the slogan "1, ?venue

Society | February 22, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 995

Viennese Online Gallery Names Bulgarian Artist of the Month

Bulgarian-born Iv Toshain has been named Artist of the Month by the Austrian Siemens_artLab online gallery. Toshain, whose real name is Iva Stamenova has lived and worked in Vienna for four years after graduating from Sofia's Art Academy.

Society | February 21, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3189

Fun Lovin' Criminals in Sofia with New Drummer

New York bad boys Fun Lovin' Criminals (FLC) will please their Bulgarian audience once again, this time with a new album - "Livin' In The City" and a new drummer - Frank. Often called the rhythm machine by his mates, Frank joined the band in the fall of 2

Society | February 21, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1086

Gay Cowboy Drama Scoops 4 Baftas

Gay cowboy drama "Brokeback Mountain", the story of two male ranch hands, dominated the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards Sunday night in London, winning four awards including best picture.

Society | February 20, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 812

World's Best Coiffeurs in Sofia

Internationally renowned coiffeurs and beauty experts have conquered the halls of Sofia's Sheraton Hotel revealing the trends in 2006. The hair-cut celebrities have arrived upon the invitation of Krustyu Kapanov, leader of the Bulgarian Association of Coi

Society | February 19, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 816

Rolling Stones in Giant Rio Gig

More than one million rock fans in Brazil have enjoyed a Rolling Stones concert on Rio's Copacabana Beach.

Society | February 19, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 901

Bulgarian Culture to Conquer Rome

Days of Bulgarian Culture are to open on February 26 in Rome to promote one of oldest cultures on the European continent.

Society | February 18, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 730

Colorful Exhibition Delights Sofia Art Lovers

An exhibition of famous Bulgarian artist Ghenko Ghenkov, whose last exhibition was held back in 1993, was opened in Sofia City Art Gallery.

Society | February 17, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 570

Forks and Corks: Asian Spicy Tuna Salad

Ingredients: 1 (6 ounce) can solid white tuna packed in water, drained

Society | February 17, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 451

Health: Columbia University: Alzheimer's Faster in Educated

New York's Columbia University has found out that education might be a negative factor for patients with Alzheimer's. The researchers monitored 312 people aged 65 and older who had been diagnosed with the disease for five years.

Society | February 17, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 898

Sofia's Apostle Monument Gleaming in New Lights

Sofia municipality has officiated the new illumination of centre-city monument of Apostle Vassil Levski.

Society | February 16, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 742

Kaiser Chiefs Dominate The Brits

Kaiser Chiefs picked up three of this year's Brit Awards, handed out on Wednesday night. The Leeds band won for Best Group, Best Rock Act and Best Live Act.

Society | February 16, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 530

Bulgaria Anticipates UK Prima Vanessa Redgrave

One of the divas of the UK cinema Vanessa Redgrave will come to Bulgaria for the 10th edition of Sofia Film Fest and will be awarded for her contribution for the development of the theater and cinema. Vanessa Redgarve will arrive in Bulgaria with her son

Society | February 16, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1223

New Face for Bulgarian Eurovision Bidder

Bulgarian band SAFO, performers of one of the 24 shortlisted songs to rival for participation in Eurovision 2006, presented their new vocal Igor Shabov. The new vocal as well as SAFO's first single for 2006 were presented in Sofia last night.

Society | February 15, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 864

Sofia Couples Lock Lips on Love Bridge

Dozens of love-struck couples aligned along Sofia's only Love Bridge to lock lips on Valentine's Day and prove themselves as hopeless romantics.

Society | February 14, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1797

Rappers Wu-Tang Killa Beez Come to Sofia

Three of the seven rap stars from Wu-Tang Killa Beez met with the media in Sofia just hours before their second concert in Bulgaria. Cilvaringz, DJ Sueside, and Salah Edin said that they were excited to be in here, because they had enjoyed it quite a lo

Society | February 14, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 937

Bulgaria Expects Fun Lovin' Criminals

Well-known across the world for its typical sound band Fun Lovin' Criminals will come to Bulgaria to present its newest album "Livin' In The City."

Society | February 14, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 718

Bulgarians Meet Feast of Love and Wine

February 14, the day of the sweethearts, though a catholic holiday, has been welcomed in Bulgaria informally since the fall of communism some fifteen years ago. Previously completely ignored by enamoured Bulgarians, St Valentine's Day enjoyed escalating

Society | February 14, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1925

Large Macedonian Tomb of Nobles Unearthed in Greece

A Greek farmer has accidentally uncovered an historic find - the largest ancient tomb ever found in Greece. The eight-chamber tomb was found in a field just outside the historic northern city of Pella, birthplace of Alexander the Great.

Society | February 13, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1726

Love Museum Opens Doors in Sofia

A Love Museum opened doors in Sofia just a day ahead of the world day of love - Saint Valentine. Famous Bulgarians were among the first to enjoy the surprises in the new museum opened in Sofia's shopping hotspot TZUM.

Society | February 13, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2494
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