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Pop Folk Icon Lepa Brena Arrives in Sofia

Serbia's pop-folk legend Lepa Brena and her band Sladki Greh arrived Tuesday in Sofia to thrill fans after more than 17 years since her last concert in the country. Lepa Brena is to stage a two-hour show in Sofia's Nai Club on Wednesday.

Society | April 15, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 20054

Bulgarian Teens' Boozing Toll among Highest in Europe - Report

Teen drinking rate in Bulgaria is among the highest in Europe, while the number of youngsters going in for a sport is one of the lowest, a survey by European Cities against Drugs (ECAD) shows. The research conducted in nine European cities, among them Vi

Society | April 15, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3263

Earthquake Shakes Central Bulgaria

An earthquake with magnitude of 4,2 on the Richter scale shook central Bulgaria at 6:43 a.m.

Society | April 15, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2059

Bulgarian Theatre Director Successful in Israel

Bulgarian director Mitko Bozakov has achieved enormous success in Israel staging Luigi Pirandello's play "As You Desire Me" in Sifria theatre in Tel Aviv. The play is staged for the first time in the country and Bozakov's avant-garde reading of the work

Society | April 14, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1478

Bulgarian Authorities Take Safety Measures over Torrential Rains Forecast

Bulgaria Ministry of State Policy for Disasters and Incidents informed Monday local institutions in the western and central parts of the country over the meteorological forecasts of expected torrential rains in the next 24 hours. The notifications sent t

Society | April 14, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1395

13 Injured in Crashes on Bulgaria Roads Overnight

Thirteen people were injured in 12 heavy car crashes reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. One of the people injured in the hits remains in critical condition.

Society | April 14, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1229

Bulgaria War on Wheels Takes 3 Lives Overnight

A total of three passengers died as 26 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 33 people were injured in the hits, as six of them remain critical.

Society | April 13, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1308

Bulgaria Capital Sofia Holds Spring Cleaning Campaign

A cleaning campaign organized by Sofia Municipality is taking place in the Bulgarian capital on Saturday.

Society | April 12, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2486

Citizens Drift on Boats in Ariana Pond Downtown Sofia

Sofia citizens got yet another entertainment opportunity on Friday as the emblematic Ariana artificial lake was finally filled with water after 20 years of drought, allowing boats to drift in the center of the busy capital city. The project for the recon

Society | April 11, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2240

Girl, Policemen Injured in Chase of Drunk Driver in Bulgaria

An 18-year-old girl and a police officer suffered injuries in a crash that occurred while the patrol was chasing a car, driven by a drunk man in Bulgaria's town of Smolyan early on Friday. The hit was caused by the driver, who sat behind the wheel with 1

Society | April 11, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1772

Interior Ministry Gives 18 New Cars to Combating Crime Unit

Bulgaria's Interior Minister Rumen Petkov presented Friday 18 new cars to the Combating Crime Directorate General on Friday. The money for buying the vehicles has been allocated from the ministry's budget.

Society | April 11, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1364

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims Another Life Overnight

One passenger died as 16 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 17 people were injured in the hits, as one of them is in critical condition.

Society | April 11, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 897

Playboy Mansion Resident and DJ Hosts Party in Sofia Club

The world famous French DJ Dimitri from Paris is to hold a unique Playboy Mansion party in Sofia's Yalta Club on Saturday. The music star, who is a resident of Hugh Hefner's mansion, is to present before the Bulgarian fans his new compilation, called "Di

Society | April 10, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5289

Sofia Expands Blue Zone by 1,200 Lots

Sofia municipal council decided Thursday to expand the so-called "blue zone" in downtown the capital city with more than 1,200 parking lots.

Society | April 10, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1629

Mexican Molotov to Blow up in Hristo Botev Hall in Sofia

Mexican rock and hip-hop band Molotov have arrived for the first time in Bulgaria to stage a furious show in the capital's Hristo Botev hall on Friday. The inimitable band are to thrill the fans on the second birthday of Bulgaria's Tangra Mega Rock radio

Society | April 10, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5961

Family, Friends Take Final Leave of Killed Bulgarian Crime Writer

Dozens of relatives and friends gathered Thursday to pay their last respects to the writer Georgi Stoev, who was shot dead in the center of Sofia three days ago. The funeral service took place in the chapel at Bistritsa graveyard.

Society | April 10, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1842

Two Killed on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

Two people died as 14 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 15 people were injured in the hits, as one of them is in critical condition.

Society | April 10, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1088

Sofia Enjoys First Ever Yacht Show

Yacht and water sports maniacs will be given the opportunity to enjoy the first ever Sofia specialized expo to be held in the period April 9-13. The show will take place in Inter Expo Center in downtown the capital city.

Society | April 9, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1690

223 Passengers Die on Bulgarian Roads since Beginning of 2008

A total of 223 people lost their lives in 1739 hellish car crashed that occurred on roads across Bulgaria since the beginning of 2008, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. The number of the passengers, who suffered serious injuries i

Society | April 9, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1587

Sofia Medical University Marks Patronal Holiday

Sofia Medical University organized a parade in downtown the capital city to mark its patronal holiday on Tuesday. The event is traditionally held on the International Health Day.

Society | April 8, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3222

Bulgaria to Open 4 Human Trafficking Fight Centers

Bulgaria aims at opening of four centers for fight against human trafficking to be situated in the cities of Varna, Burgas, Pazardzhik and Sliven, the country's Education Minister Daniel Valchev announced on Tuesday. The statement was made at the officia

Society | April 8, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4953
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