Society

Archeology Museum Opens Doors Freely on Students' Day

Sofia-based Archeology Museum will welcome students free of charge on December 8, the Students' Day. The Day of the Bulgarian students was first marked in 1903 in the country's Sofia University and has been celebrated ever since both by current and forme

Society | December 5, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 778

London Legalizes Gay Marriages

Hundreds of gay couples are getting ready to form civil partnerships in the coming weeks as the law changes after decades of campaigning.

Society | December 5, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 547

Bulgaria's Visages Parties Birthday

Bulgaria's Visages Models fashion agency has partyed 11 years of successful development.

Society | December 5, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 837

Bulgaria Opens Unique Thracian Tomb to Visitors

Visitors can now walk around the real unique Thracian tomb near Bulgaria's Kazanlak for the price of EUR 10, local municipality decided.

Society | December 4, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1687

DJs Creamer and K Shatter Techno Maniacs in Sofia

Sofia jumped up and down all night long to the beat of John Creamer and Stephane K from New York in Viva Sound Factory, organized by Metropolis Bulgaria. The winter palace was packed with fans, who faced the dawn, despite the lack of the party's headline

Society | December 4, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1261

Chess King, Rock Mayor Picked Bulgaria's Men of 2005

World Chess Champion Vesselin Topalov and the mayor of the coastal town of Kavarna Tsonko Tsonev were picked Man of Year 2005. The competition runs every year organized by men's magazine Club M to recognise Bulgarian men of highest standing through the y

Society | December 3, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1037

Dutch Sinterklaas on Horseback in Downtown Sofia

Sinterklaas, the Dutch version of Santa Claus, crossed downtown Sofia on Saturday afternoon, riding horseback.

Society | December 3, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 11454

Online Vote Takes Bulgarian Singer to US Breakthrough

After no more than seven months in the United States Dessy Dobreva, the former singer in the highest rated program on Bulgarian TV the "Slavi's Show", succeeded to be on the playlists of the L.A.

Society | December 3, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1167

Forks&Corks: Black and White Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries

Ingredients: 1/2 cup white chocolate pieces, 1/2 cup milk chocolate pieces, 20 whole fresh strawberries, rinsed, patted dry, stems left on Preparation: Place white chocolate pieces in a small heavy saucepan; melt slowly over low heat.

Society | December 2, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 974

Health: Bird Flu Vaccine Made

A vaccine against the deadly ?5N1 strain of the bird flu has been discovered in the US, media reported Thursday. The news was broken by Anthony S.

Society | December 2, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1171

Science: Scientists Discover Red Dwarf Exoplanet

A team of French and Swiss astronomers announced that they have discovered one of the smallest planets ever found outside the solar system in an observatory in northern Chile.

Society | December 2, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 882

Retro Cabaret Ball Swings Sofia

A retro ball brought back to life memories from old-times Sofia, in the beginning of 20th century, when dance evenings and cabarets enjoyed quite popularity.

Society | December 1, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1397

Stereo MCs Hit Sofia Stage

UK hip-hop stars from Stereo MCs organized a major show for their Bulgarian fans Wednesday evening. This is the second visit of the British stars to Bulgaria.

Society | December 1, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1488

President's Christmas Charity Launched

A major charity campaign for helping ailing children will be launched for the third successive year December 1 at the initiative of President Georgi Parvanov.

Society | December 1, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 842

UNESCO Masterpiece of Bulgaria Now Digitally Armed

The Bistrishki Babi of Bulgaria, recently added to the list of UNESCO world masterpieces of oral and intangible human heritage, received a digital camera to record their performances. The gift was handed down to them by Culture Minister Stefan Danailov o

Society | November 30, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1050

Plovdiv's New Mall Goes Extra Trendy

The newly-opened shopping complex Excelsior in Plovdiv is readying for an attractive fashion show, held at the site to herald the holiday season. Miro, one of the trendiest Bulgarian fashion houses at the moment, has come up with a special holiday collec

Society | November 30, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1647

Stereo MCs Set to Impress Bulgaria

UK hip-hop stars from Stereo MCs arrived in Sofia Wednesday for a gig in the Bulgarian capital.

Society | November 30, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 992

President's Christmas Charity to Begin

The office of the Bulgarian President is about to open a major charity campaign for aiding children. "Bulgarian Christmas" kicks in December 1 to raise funds for drugs and medical facilities and help children in need.

Society | November 29, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 818

Australian Fans Muddle Harry Potter and Frodo

Australian fans have mistaken Daniel Radcliffe, who plays the wizard boy himself in the Harry Potter movies has been mistaken as the blue-eyed star of the Lord of the Rings movies, Elijah Wood. "So often people shout out, 'Hey Frodo!' as they think I'm E

Society | November 28, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1441

Bulgarian Beauty Race Draws Thousands

Almost 2 500 young Bulgarian pretties have vied to enter the Visage Models 2005 contest, one of the most popular beauty pageants in Bulgaria. In capital Sofia alone, almost 800 supermodel wannabes introduced themselves to the jury.

Society | November 28, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1216

Latest Potter Film Hits Revenue Record

The latest instalment in the Harry Potter film series has hit a revenue record, media say. As of Friday night, Harry Potter and The Goblet Fire had banked USD 171 million, Fox News say.

Society | November 28, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 978
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