Society

Bulgarian Rappers Join Efforts with Spanish Star

Bulgarian rap trio Upsurt will record a song with Spanish pearl Mala Rodriguez. Upsurt and Rodriguez will hit Sofia stage together on October 22.

Society | October 21, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 830

Irish Pipes on Sofia Streets

Irish pipes could be heard along Sofia streets on Friday morning to mark a solemn British navy victory 200 years ago. The pipe men do not perform on a regular basis, but only gather on special occasions, the British Embassy announced in a press release.

Society | October 21, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1077

Baby Named Google in Sweden

The parents of a Sweden-born boy have named him Google after the popular search engine. Little Google Kai is the son of a Lebanese father, Walid Kai, has a doctorate in search-engine marketing.

Society | October 21, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2171

Forks&Corks: Monastery Gyuvetch

This dish used to be prepared at the Rila Monastery kitchen (magernitsa). Rila Monastery is one of the famous Bulgarian Visitors attractions - a monastery which has survived many attacks by the Ottoman Turks and has provided a shelter for many innocent pe

Society | October 21, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1195

Health: Hot Chilli Fuels Sleep

Diets high in chilli may help people nod off at night and bound out of bed more energetically in the morning, according to a pilot study. A Tasmanian physiologist, Andrew Davies, surveyed 25 volunteers on a controlled meal plan for four weeks and compare

Society | October 21, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 476

"Move It or Lose It" - Bulgarians Mark World Osteoporosis Day

Running tracks were laid at several sites in Sofia to show Bulgarians the role of exercise in building strong bones. The initiative was part of a series of events on October 20, which is celebrated worldwide as World Osteoporosis Day 2005.

Society | October 20, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 816

Hollywood Exposes Bulgarian Sex Slavery

A Bulgaria-shot film about forced prostitution will be screened in Hollywood on Friday.

Society | October 20, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4062

Orpheus Tomb Menaced to Turn into Ruins

The ancient megalith building supposed to be the Orpheus tomb is threatened to turn into ruins, unless a protective construction is built over it. A large part of the tomb, which is made of limestone, suffered damages by the torrential rains that hit the

Society | October 19, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2787

Bulgarian Fans Vote for BG Stars

All Bulgarian lifestyle fans will be able to cast their vote and pick the most glamorous BG Stars. Fans will vote for top body, love affair and scandal of the BG stars.

Society | October 19, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2300

Bulgaria Launches Orthodox Radio

The first Bulgarian Orthodox radio will has started airing on-line early Wednesday morning.

Society | October 19, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 721

America Offers Books to Sofia Kids

Children and teenagers in Sofia will be encouraged to read American books, with the opening of a special press corner. America's first lady Laura Bush has already made the first donation of books.

Society | October 18, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1391

BusinessWeek Mag Launched in Bulgaria

World's top business weekly BusinessWeek will have a Bulgarian version next year. Publishers have announced that it will include translations from the English-language version, as well as material by Bulgarian journalists.

Society | October 18, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 547

Greece Acknowledges Bulgarian Designer

A Bulgarian fashion designer has been invited to Greece's next fashion week. Virginia Zdravkova was a special guest to the past Thessaloniki Fashion Week, a press release said Monday.

Society | October 17, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 682

Sofia Nightclub Suggests Amusement "Elections"

A famous nightclub in Sofia has decided to ridicule the local elections by organizing a parallel fun campaign. It kicked off Monday with a parade in front of the Biad club, popular with its folklore atmosphere and live Orient-influenced music.

Society | October 17, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 864

Elle Bulgaria Makes Bold Cover Move

Bulgaria's Elle magazine has made a surprising move and put a Bulgarian model on its cover. Bozhana Tatarska tops the second issue of the Bulgarian edition.

Society | October 17, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1253

Bulgaria Opens Ancient Military Fortress for Visits

Part of the restored ancient Roman military fortress "Sostra" has been opened for visitors in the picturesque old mountain town of Troyan in Central Bulgaria.

Society | October 16, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1761

Sofia Run Sets Off - Main Streets Blocked

Sofia's traditional marathon has started Sunday, blocking several main streets and boulevards.

Society | October 16, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 477

Breast Cancer Charity Concert Defies Weather

The ambition to raise women's awareness of breast cancer and the importance of preventive measures gathered together at Ariana lake Bulgarian pop stars at an open-air charity concert.

Society | October 15, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 591

September Warmest on Record Worldwide

This year's ninth moth was the warmest September on record worldwide, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said. Average temperatures were 1,13 degrees Fahrenheit (0,63 degrees Celsius) above normal for the month.

Society | October 15, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 407

Italian Priest Seeks Sofia Incontro for Drug Addicts

Italian priest Don Pietro Gelmini plans to open a shelter for drug addicts in the roundabouts of capital Sofia. Gelmini has visited Bulgaria upon the invitation of Italian Ambassador here G.

Society | October 14, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 935

Forks&Corks: Barley Mushroom Risotto

Ingredients: 1/2 ounce (more or less) dried porcini mushrooms, 1 pound fresh mushrooms, 3 tablespoons olive oil, 1 tablespoon fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried, 1 medium onion, 4 garlic cloves (about 2 teaspoon minced), 1 cup medium pearl barley 1/2 cup dr

Society | October 14, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 747
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