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NATIONAL PALACE OF CULTURE... ... Saturday afternoon to see (or join) the pajama march of eco activists protesting the government's decision on the Natura 2000 lands.

Society | February 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 697

To Do

DISCOVER... ... a new cuisine in Sofia - Armenian, Turkish, Japanese, Serbian or Mediterranean - there is quite a choice.

Society | February 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 899

New Therapy for Familial Hypercholesterolemia Revealed

Research has revealed a promising new approach to cholesterol lowering in familial hypercholesterolemia. People with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) run a very high risk of premature heart disease.

Society | February 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1054

Forks&Corks: Egg-Filled Tomatoes

Ingredients: 1 kg tomatoes, equal in size; 125 gr. fresh butter; 10 eggs; 150gr.

Society | February 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 842

Bulgaria's Versace Fans Can Now Shop in Sofia

Versace opened its first boutique in Bulgaria on Thursday, thus adding another option for haute couture shoppers in the Balkan country. Although the Versace family already has a shop in Sofia, it presents only their Versus brand, which is targeted more t

Society | February 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5994

Bulgaria Takes the Cake at International Chef Competition

Bulgaria obtained the first place in the international competition of chef artists "Artistica 2007", which took place in the Italian fair town of Rimini from February 10 to February 13. The three Bulgarian chefs won two golden and two silver medals.

Society | February 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1230

Bulgaria's Most Devoted Tourist Prized with Air Flight

Bulgaria's Tourists Union will award one lucky tourist with an airplane flight over the country in August. The lucky fellow will be chosen among all who participated in the initiative "Get to Know Bulgaria" and among those who managed to gather 100 stamp

Society | February 15, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1841

Bulgarian Christmas Charity Initiative Raises Record Revenues

The charity initiative " The Bulgarian Christmas 2006" is the most successful of all, compared to previous three years, country's president announced at a meeting for accounting the donations on Thursday. The sum, set at more than BGN 2,6 M, has been col

Society | February 15, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1280

Murdered Bulgarian Tycoon's Widow "Chummy with Berlusconi"

Darina Pavlova, wife of murdered MG Corporation founder Iliya Pavlov may be having an affair with Silvio Berlusconi Bulgarian media reported. Pavlova, who is considered to be among the top five richest Bulgarians, often travels to Milan where she is som

Society | February 15, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3739

Prince William to Ring Wedding Bells, Leaves Fans Heartbroken

Thousands of women all over the world are heartbroken because the British prince William announced he is going to marry his girlfriend Kate in July 2008 after five years of secret relationship. The wedding was planned to take place this autumn but it was

Society | February 14, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3341

Bulgarian Scientists "Calculated" Date of Genesis Flood

Bulgarian scientists claim they have calculated the exact date of the Genesis Flood. Oceanographer Petko Dimitrov says that the great flood took place exactly on February 17, 7575 years ago.

Society | February 14, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1874

Bulgarians Celebrate their Love of Wine and Each Other

Bulgaria has been marking two holidays on February 14 since the fall of communism in the late eighties, when the day of the sweethearts came to the country. Previously completely ignored by lovebirds in the Balkan country, St.

Society | February 14, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1297

Sofia Subway "Dressed Up" for Valentine's Day

Sofia Subway workers have dressed up the stations with heart-shaped balloons to up the mood for Valentine's Day. Although Bulgarians only started to mark lovers' day recently, February 14th has always been a revered holiday in the Balkan country.

Society | February 13, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1489

Robbie Williams Goes Into Rehab

Brit pop star Robbie Williams has entered rehab, Sky News reported. The former Take That member has developed an addiction to prescription drugs.

Society | February 13, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1011

Bulgarian Archaeologists Stake a Claim on Valentine's Day

Bulgarian archaeologists want to turn Valentine's Day into their professional holiday.

Society | February 13, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 823

Wagner's Granddaughter Opens Grand Concert in Sofia

The grand daughter of an influential German composer Richard Wagner is coming to Bulgaria to attend the grand concert, dedicated to the anniversary of Wagner's death. Verena Wagner - Lafferentz is visiting the country in the company of a delegation of me

Society | February 13, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2304

Former Italian MP Chairwoman Plays in Sado-Maso Session

The former chairwoman of the Italian Chamber of MPs made a photo session dressed in sado-maso clothes for the weekly "Gente". Irene Pivetti even coloured her hair yellow and cut it in punk style for the session.

Society | February 12, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2058

Cervical Cancer Vaccine Presented for 1st Time in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's National Centre for Infectious Diseases presented Monday the first in the world vaccine for prophylaxis of cervical cancer. Doctors from the centre injected the first vaccines to young women aged between 16 and 25.

Society | February 12, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3374

Bulgaria's Boy Band Hotties Cruise to Eurovision Final

Grupata, a recently formed boy band, shortlisted to compete for Bulgaria's song at Eurovision 2007 in Helsinki, used rollers, bicycles and skateboards to get to the building of the Bulgarian National Television Sunday afternoon. The boys started the shoo

Society | February 11, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2613

Bulgaria's Northern Town Sees Record-High Temperatures

People in the town of Veliko Tarnovo, Northern Bulgaria, sweated out their warmest February 11 for the last one hundred years with highs standing at 20C. Temperatures in the town of Pleven went up by 13C higher than the average for the season.

Society | February 11, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1280

Bulgaria's Thracian Gold Back Home

Three of Bulgaria's world-famous gold treasures dating back to Thracian times are back in Sofia after stirring a real sensation in Paris.

Society | February 10, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1270
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