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Heating Workers Stumble Upon Ancient Tombs in Sofia

Construction workers, digging for heating pipes, stumbled upon a surprising discovery right before the building of the Agriculture Ministry in Sofia. Two tombs that were most likely connected with the West Serdika necropolis were unearthed in the digs, b

Society | October 24, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1795

Bulgaria "Charmed" Hollywood Star Hilary Duff

US movie star Hilary Duff is enjoying her first visit to Bulgaria, as she is shooting a Nu Image movie in the country's second city of Plovdiv. Duff is charmed by what she has seen from the country so far, and she likes the people a lot, Producer Les Wel

Society | October 24, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 14163

Romanian Hottie Outruns Bulgarian in Miss Maxim 2006

Bulgarian Beauty Vanya Rangelova has ranked second in the world Miss Maxim competition, right after Romanian Cristina Dimitriu. With the two countries racing for a better first impression at the EU entry, this second place is yet another blow for Bulgari

Society | October 23, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 10503

Dolly Parton Launches European Tour

Famed Country singer Dolly Parton is launching her first European tour in close to 40 years. The last time the ample-bosomed blonde toured Europe was in 1970, and she will be returning come March of 2007.

Society | October 23, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1942

Bulgarian Princess Prefers to be Surprised by Her Baby's Sex

Bulgarian princess Kalina, the youngest child of former Bulgarian king and prime minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg, announced she would prefer not to know the sex of her baby until the day it is born, she said in an interview for Bulgarian 24 Hours daily.

Society | October 23, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3400

Bulgarian Princess Kalina Pregnant with First Child

The youngest child of former Bulgarian king and prime minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg, Kalina is pregnant, Trud daily reported. Kalina's baby will be Simeon's 11th grandchild.

Society | October 22, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4673

Bulgarian Movie Stands Chances of Winning Oscar

Bulgarian director Milena Andonova's debut feature film Monkeys in Winter (Maimuni prez zimata) has already grabbed several local and international movie awards and is now heading off for the Oscars' red carpet. The reel will go to the first round, where

Society | October 21, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1807

Bulgaria's Stoitchkov Moves Next-Door to Michael Jackson

The coach of Bulgaria's national football team Hristo Stoitchkov and the king of pop Michael Jackson are about to become neighbours, Standard daily reported.

Society | October 21, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1898

British Band Duran Duran Rock Sofia

The world famous British new wave band Duran Duran held a unique show on Friday in Sofia's Winter Palace of Sports. The show started with an hour of delay but when the front man Simon Le Bon finally appeared on stage with the opening words "Good evening,

Society | October 21, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2498

Sofia Discos

**My Mojito ** 12 Ivan Vazov Str.

Society | October 21, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 573

Week in Advance

Saturday ** A day before the presidential elections, Bulgarians reflect on their vote for next president of Bulgaria **

Society | October 21, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 484

Sofia Clubs

** Bar Na Kraia Na Vselenata Hristo Belchev ** 1 Hristo Belchev Str.

Society | October 21, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 622

Science: NASA Orbiter Reveals New Details of Mars

During its first week of observations from low orbit, NASA's newest Mars spacecraft is already revealing new clues about both recent and ancient environments on the red planet.

Society | October 20, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1080

To Go

IVAN VAZOV NATIONAL THEATRE ... ... where the great Naum Shopov will be celebrating his 75th birthday with a memorable appearance in King Lear on October 25.

Society | October 20, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 443

To Do

SING... ... along to the melodic ballads by Seal at his concert on Wednesday.

Society | October 20, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 505

Bu-Shi-Do Bring Japan's Charm to Bulgaria

Ambitious Japanese musicians from the Bu-Shi-Do enchanted a packed hall in the National Opera on Thursday with their mix of traditional and modern sounds and exotic instruments. Loosely translated as the "way of the warrior," Bushido is a Japanese code o

Society | October 20, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1048

Free Checks Mark Day of Osteoporosis Fight in Bulgaria

Bulgaria marked Friday the world day for fighting osteoporosis with a series of free check-ups and campaigns to inform patients of the risks. The country's government set up a five-year plan for fighting osteoporosis in the summer, aimed at creating spec

Society | October 20, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 680

Record Number of Foreign Movies Nominated for Oscar

A total of 61 movies have been nominated for Oscar in the Foreign Movie section, setting a real record, media reported. Among those 61, however there is just one Oscar debutant country - Kazakhstan.

Society | October 20, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 885

8% of Bulgarians Suffering Diabetes

About 8% of the Bulgarian populations suffer various forms of Diabetes, experts have announced. People most at risk are those aged between 45 and 60, the chief of the endocrinology society of the country Anna-Maria Borissova announced at the opening of a

Society | October 19, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 539

Duran Duran's Unique Gig to Shake Sofia

Britain's most emblematic pop band Duran Duran will hold a unique show on October 20 at the Winter Palace of Sports in Sofia.

Society | October 19, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1062

Violinist Pinchas Zukerman Brings Dazzling Wife to Bulgaria

Noted violist Pinchas Zukerman arrived in Sofia to stage his first concert here, accompanied by his dazzling blonde wife, cellist Amanda Forsyth. The two-time winner of Grammy Awards told journalists he wanted to go for a walk along Sofia streets, but do

Society | October 19, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6530
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