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Glimpses, Tastes from Bulgaria Enchant Brussels

Bulgarian hospitality has conquered Brussels with national stands in the European capital offering tastes and glimpses from here.

Society | May 6, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1392

Bulgarian Farmers Feast Guardian of Shepherds

On the sidelines of celebrations of the Day of Bulgarian valour, May 6 marks also the national feast Gergyovden. The day of holy martyr St George the Victor has been traditionally celebrated on Bulgarian Orthodox calendar.

Society | May 6, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 875

Bulgaria's EU Babies Celebrate 1st Birthday

Bulgaria's Euro babies celebrated together their first birthday on Friday on the special invitation of Bulgarian EP Observer Hristina Hristova. More than 60 EU babies from across the country celebrated their 1st birthday at a party under the aegis of Bul

Society | May 5, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1273

Forks and Corks: Cheesy Catfish

Ingredients: 1 egg

Society | May 5, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 548

Health: British Woman Pregnant at 63

A woman aged 63 is about to become the oldest Briton to give birth, media say. Patricia Rashbrook of East Sussex was treated in a Rome fertility clinic late last year.

Society | May 5, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 509

Picasso's Lover Portrait Cashes in USD 95.2 M

A Picasso portrait of his beloved Dora Maar was sold for USD 95.2 M, the second highest amount ever paid for a painting at auction.

Society | May 4, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2797

Major Bulgarian Tour to Pour Fresh Hits

Bulgaria's most popular hip-hop band Upsurt are getting together with pop stars in a music tour that seems to bring out summer's potential super hits. Melodic pop celeb Dicho, young vocalist Lora Karadzhova, last year's Eurovision find Ya-Ya, Slave from

Society | May 4, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 599

Van Damme Wraps Sofia Action

Hollywood hero Jean-Claude Van Damme took part in the final shooting of three scenes to wrap up his latest action movie engagement in Sofia.

Society | May 4, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2066

World's Heaviest Man Posed for Surgery

A half-tonne Mexican man believed to be world's heaviest is set for an operation in Italy. Manuel Uribe, weighting 550 kilograms, has drawn the attention of doctor Giancarlo De Bernardinis.

Society | May 4, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2019

Van Gogh Painting Sold for USD 40 M

A rare painting by Vincent Van Gogh has been sold for more than USD 40 M (about EUR 32 M) at an auction in New York, media broke Wednesday. "L'Arlesienne, Madame Ginoux" became the fourth most expensive work of the Dutch genius.

Society | May 3, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 707

Sofia Bookstore Opening Suits President's Book

Known to be an avid reader, President Georgi Parvanov was pleased to officially inaugurate the newest bookstore of the Helikon chain in Sofia.

Society | May 2, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1309

2 Diagnosed with Marseilles Fever in Bulgaria

Two Bulgarian men have been diagnosed with Marseilles fever in Bulgaria's second city of Plovdiv. The fever is usually caused by tick bites, and causes a rise in temperature, general faintness, and rashes.

Society | May 2, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 562

Bulgaria Marks World Asthma Day

Free test for measuring of breathing capacity were carried out in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on Tuesday to mark the World Asthma Day. The measuring was organized with the assistance of AstraZeneca, a pharmaceutical giant will almost 30 years of experience

Society | May 2, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 736

US Ambassador Gets Red Army Ensemble Treat in Sofia

US Ambassador to Bulgaria John Beyrle and Russia's envoy Anatolii Potapov attended the exhilarating production of the renowned Red Army Ensemble in Sofia.

Society | May 1, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1146

Russian Diva Wins Mrs World

Teenage Russian brunette Sofia Arzhakovskaya has been crowned Mrs World 2006 at the final of the contest in St Petersburg, Russia. Arzhakovskaya, 18, wed only a year ago.

Society | April 30, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 9266

Music to Fill Sofia Public Transport

Sofia's people will soon have the pleasure to combine their transportation with music experiences. The capital's subway will be playing various melodies - from folklore to classical - as of May 1, it was announced Sunday.

Society | April 30, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1108

Sofia Celebrates Dance Day with Hot Premiere

"The Taste of Your Body" was the name of the most spectacular dance show organized in Bulgaria to mark the international Dance Day. The premiere of the performance by popular Arabesque Ballet attracted Sofia's seekers of fine and exciting dance art on Sa

Society | April 30, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 893

Ultramodern Eye Op Performed in Sofia

A Japanese surgical ace carried out in Sofia the most up-to-date method of removing eye cataract. Takayuki Akahoshi performed the surgery at the Military Medical Academy, where medics were seated in a special video room to watch live the operation.

Society | April 29, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 736

Bulgarian Mini-Beauties in Tune For World Hit

After sweeping last year's Little Princess of The World, Bulgaria is sending three young girls to this year's edition of the contest. Yoanna Vutova (9) with sisters Konstantina (11) and Ahinora (16) Lyubomilova will leave for Santo Domingo in the Dominic

Society | April 28, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2672

Paulo Coelho Comes to Sofia

Internationally acclaimed best-selling author Paulo Coelho is planning a trip to Bulgaria.

Society | April 28, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1124

Science: Mysterious Comet Nears Earth

A mysterious comet that is orbiting the sun while dividing its core is to come close to the Earth, experts said. The comet named, "Schwassmann-Wachmann 3," will come closest to the Earth on May 12, but is expected to be most clearly seen from next weeken

Society | April 28, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1084
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