Society

Russian Oligarch Weds over Fear to Lose Bet

Russian oligarch Mihail Prohorov has decided to get married because he has betted he will become a husband before his 42nf birthday.

Society | March 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1496

Week in Advance

SATURDAY *** Bulgaria celebrates its national holiday, liberation from Ottoman yoke ***

Society | March 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 848

Beer-Throwing Fridge Invented

An inventor from the US has created a fridge that can throw cold beer cans to those who are too lazy to get off the couch.

Society | March 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3202

Sofia Bank Marks National Holiday With Giant Flag

On the occasion of Bulgaria's national holiday, celebrated on March 3, Corporate Trade Bank is wrapping up its head office downtown Sofia with Bulgaria's flag. The building will be wrapped with 13 white, green and red cloths, each of them having dimensio

Society | March 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2208

Angelina Jolie to Adopt Vietnamese Boy

Angelina Jolie is planning to add another international member to her family, this time a Vietnamese boy. Jolie has applied to adopt the child from an orphanage she visited last Thanksgiving, a government official confirmed Friday.

Society | March 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2507

Cosmic Sonde Returns Never Before Seen Views of Saturn

The cosmic sonde Cassini took unique pictures of the planet Saturn, showing views from above and under its rings, NASA reported. Cassini was fired ten years ago and the photos have been snapped during the past few weeks.

Society | March 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2071

2 More of Bulgarian-Born Quadruplets Die

Two more of the four brothers born Wednesday in Bulgaria's eastern city of Dobrich has passed away, while the only left sibling is still in danger, Darik News revealed. One of the quadruplets died earlier in the day.

Society | March 1, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1163

Bulgarian Astronomers Get Ready for Lunar Occultation of Saturn

Bulgaria will become a one-night stage of an astronomical event on Thursday night.

Society | March 1, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1348

7-year-old Bulgarian Grabs Gold at 14th World Children's Picture Contest

A seven-year-old Bulgarian boy won the gold on the 14th Annual World Children's Picture Contest. The boy, Venislav Angelov from Pleven also won the Golden Prize, which is highest honour of the competition, which took place in Japan's Tokyo.

Society | March 1, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1494

One of Bulgaria-Born Quadruplets Dies

One of the four brothers born Wednesday in Bulgaria's eastern city of Dobrich has passed away, while his siblings are still in danger, Darik News revealed. The quadruplets were born prematurely and all have brain hemorrhages, Dobrich neonatal ward head S

Society | March 1, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1007

Prisoners in Bulgaria Record Freedom Song

A group of five prisoners in Bulgaria's Kazichene near Sofia have recorded their dreams for freedom in a song. The predominantly rap piece titled 'there is no one next to you' was recorded along with a video that portrays the life of the prisoner.

Society | March 1, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1218

Baba Marta Comes to Bulgaria After Non-Existent Winter

Although winter was shy to demonstrate its vice this year with just a couple of scarce snowfalls, Bulgarians start anticipating on Thursday the coming of spring by following an ancient tradition - exchanging martenitsas. Eagerly followed on March 1 every

Society | March 1, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5195

Method Man, Iron Maiden To Thrill Bulgarian Audience

This week turned to be extremely exciting for Bulgarian music fans as it was announced that the heavy metal band Iron Maiden and the hip-hop star Method Man are to amaze the local audience. On March 25, the mega rap star Method Man will blow up Sofia's F

Society | February 28, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2811

Sax Diva Candy Dulfer Comes to Sofia

The world famous saxophonist Candy Dulfer and the women's jazz formation C.O.

Society | February 28, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1945

Bulgarian Minister Joins School Kids in Their Classes

Bulgaria's Education Minister Daniel Valchev went back to his school years on Wednesday by going to Sofia's 31 Ivan Vazov School to join the children in their classes.

Society | February 28, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1170

Quadruplets Born for 1st time in Eastern Bulgaria

A woman from the eastern Bulgarian town Dobrich delivered a set of quadruplets late on Wednesday night in the town's hospital. Those are the first quadruplets born in the whole eastern region, doctors from the hospital commented.

Society | February 28, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 969

Oasis Confirm Unplugged March Gig in Russia

Noel Gallagher and Gem of Brit pop band Oasis have confirmed that they will offer a special treat to Eastern European fans with a gig in Moscow.

Society | February 27, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1623

US Artists To Perform in Sofia

An exhibition of the American painters Brad Guarino and Nadin Tzanov is to be officially opened in the Culture Ministry in Sofia on Monday. The paintings, which can be seen until March 7, are united under the name "Parallel Worlds".

Society | February 26, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1285

Scorsese Finally at the Oscars Night's Top

Martin Scorsese was finally awarded best director honours in Sunday's 79th Academy Awards ceremony for his movie "The Departed".

Society | February 26, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1479

Sharon Stone Sweeps Golden Razzie for Worst Actress

The Golden Razzies, which mocks the worst of Hollywood, placed first Sharon Stone for "Basic Instinct 2", awarding her with four of them on Saturday.

Society | February 25, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1390

Drum Duo Wins Bulgaria's Eurovision Final

Bulgarians can now relax after Eurovision tensions are finally over after the end of the semi-finals concert at the National Palace of Culture in Sofia. Just minutes after 10 pm on Saturday night the country chose the artists, who will represent the coun

Society | February 24, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4368
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