Society

Enormous Interest for Bulgaria's Big Brother 2

More than 13,160 people have applied in ten days for the new Bulgarian version of Big Brother. The application process will continue to August 25 and then the producers will have to pick 15 people that will enter the Big Brother house.

Society | July 23, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 692

Bulgarian Youngsters Grab Six Math Olympics Gold Medals

The Bulgarian mathematics team won six medals at the 46th international Olympiad in mathematics held in Merida, Mexico.

Society | July 22, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1589

Purple Rock 20,000 in Kavarna

Thousands of rock music fans saw idols Deep Purple in Kavarna, during a live gig Thursday night. The veterans surprised the Bulgarian fans by mixing one of their songs with a sample from "Vardar," a classic Bulgarian tune by Pancho Vladigerov.

Society | July 22, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3841

Bulgaria Explores New Thracian Mound

Renowned archeologist Georgi Kitov has come upon the first findings at another Thracian mound near Kazanlak. A ceramic jug, probably used for essential oils storage, was discovered at the Chasova Mogila.

Society | July 22, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1893

Outgoing FM Presents Exhibited in History Museum

Bulgaria's outgoing foreign minister donated all his gifts received during his four-year term to the National History Museum. Solomon Passy's presents include art pieces and historical artifacts.

Society | July 22, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1266

Science: Monstrous Moon Threatens Bulgarians' Nerves

Moon is to reach its closest point to Earth in years on Thursday evening, scientists announced.

Society | July 22, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 811

Health: Recognizing Bulimia

Bulimia, a psychological eating disorder, often starts with excessive weight concerns that might seem harmless.

Society | July 22, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 972

Fashion: Cowgirl Chic

You don't have to look like a farmer to capture the spirit of cowgirl chic. Just add some cowgirl essentials to make your urban look more artistic and create a feeling of freedom.

Society | July 22, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 603

Arab Sultan Restores Bulgarian Mosque, Pays USD 390,000

Sultan Qaboos Bin Saeed of Oman will pay USD 390,000 for a mosque in Shumen, northeast Bulgaria. Tombul Mosque is one of the biggest and oldest Muslim mosques on the Balkan Peninsula.

Society | July 21, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1100

"Deep Purple" Rock Bulgarian Seaside Town

The UK rock group "Deep Purple" played in the Bulgarian town of Kavarna on the evening of July 21. The Black Sea resort was the fifth leg of the band's summer tour in Europe.

Society | July 21, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1007

Bulgaria to Open Everest Museum

Sofia will soon have its own museum dedicated to Bulgarians who stepped on the highest peak of the world Everest and Bulgarian mountaineering tourism. The idea to set up a museum of Bulgarian Mountaineering emerged on the occasion of 110 anniversary sinc

Society | July 20, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 497

Pop Star Joins Bulgaria's Breast Cancer Battle

Young Bulgarian pop star Maria Ilieva is the new face of a cosmetics giant's campaign against breast cancer. Maria drew the company's attention with her latest success as Star Academy host, as well as her remarkable music career.

Society | July 20, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2213

Bulgarians Remember "Ilinden"

Bulgaria marks Wednesday 102 years since the legendary Ilinden-Preobrazhenie Uprising, organized to fight the fractioning of the country. The 1878 Berlin Congress preceded the rebellion.

Society | July 20, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 578

Legendary Perperikon Gets Additional Financing

Bulgaria's Culture Ministry has allotted some BGN 100,000 for the construction of a road leading to the historical Perperikon complex near Kardzhali. The Perperikon complex is known for the many historical treasures hidden in its lands.

Society | July 19, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1330

US Movie Star Lands in Bulgaria

Famous American actor John Cusack arrived Monday evening in Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Society | July 19, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1744

Playboy Shows Star Academy Gal

One of the most attractive Bulgarian participants in Star Academy, Mariela Petrova, is Playboy's new cover girl. Mariela's supermodel look could not take her to the final stage of the reality show.

Society | July 19, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7987

Teenager Sweeps Star Academy's EUR 75,000

The youngest participant in Bulgaria's first Star Academy reality show grabbed the first prize of BGN 150,000 (about EUR 75,000) and the chance to present his country in Cannes.

Society | July 19, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1869

Harry Potter Star Finds Bulgarian Colleague Cool

Actor Robert Pattinson, who plays Cedric Diggory in the fourth Harry Potter movie, said he is very good friends with Bulgarian co-star, Stanislav Ianevski.

Society | July 18, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8285

Monica Bellucci Eyes Bulgarian Project

Film diva Monica Bellucci and celebrity colleague Raoul Bova have shown interest for starring in a Bulgarian film. "A Sign by God", a project of Bulgarian director Ilya Velchev, has already received support from Italian and Turkish producers, a Bulgarian

Society | July 18, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4933

Bulgaria Marks 168th Anniversary of National Hero Birth

Bulgaria celebrated Monday the 168th birth anniversary of Vassil Levski, the Apostle of Freedom.

Society | July 18, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 809

Amazon Marks 10th Year with Bob Dylan, Norah Jones

Online retailer Amazon.com Inc.

Society | July 17, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 881
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