Society

US Actor Presents Bulgaria-Shot Film about Sex Slavery

Bulgaria will see December 9 the premiere of a Michael Cory Davis film about forced prostitution. The movie "Svetlana's Journey", shot in Bulgaria, is the directing debut of the young US actor, featured in Bold and The Beautiful and All My Children, as w

Society | December 3, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2453

Bulgaria-born Christo Begins to Wrap Central Park

Bulgaria-born artist Christo and his wife Jeanne-Claude, famous for wrapping Germany's Reichstag in fabric, began the Central Park project with the delivery of 15,000 steel bases. A total of 7,500 16-foot metal frames will be erected throughout the park

Society | December 3, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1131

Big Brother Might Oust Bulgarian Rowdy

One of the Bulgarian participants in the Big Brother reality show could be kicked out because of misdemeanour, media said. Nayden Naydenov, 25, was quick to impress viewers with his biting humour and romping attitude when the show kicked off on private N

Society | December 3, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1576

Science: Buddhist Lama Corpse Stuns the World

The body of Russian Buddhist lama Dashi-Dorzho Itigilov, who died in 1927, did not decay over a 75-year period, medical experts and historians say. The Russian officials announced that samples taken 75 years after the burial indicated that the organics o

Society | December 3, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1307

Health: DNA Test "Helps" Smokers Quit

A simple DNA test could spot which smokers have an addictive gene and would likely benefit from particular quit methods, say scientists.

Society | December 3, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 879

Bulgaria to Join Eurovision in Kiev 2005

Bulgaria will participate for the first time ever in the European contest Eurovision after the state Bulgarian National Television (BNT) agreed to pay the broadcast fee of EUR 30,000 Swiss francs. The next stage-breaking musical event of Europe will take

Society | December 2, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1715

Forks and Corks: Celery and Carrot Soup

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Society | December 2, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 749

Fashion: Prints Getting Wild

You can dress to show the world your wildest side in Winter 2004, without worrying that you might look "cheap". An enduring classic, this season's animal prints are sexy, but

Society | December 2, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 493

UK Envoy Reveals Sports Secrets to Bulgarian Students

Over 100 students from the Sofia "Dobri Voinikov" School attended the lecture of the British Ambassador to Bulgaria Jeremy Hill. Ambassador Hill, who appeared to be a passionate sports fan, shared some of his secrets for healthy living with the Bulgarian

Society | December 2, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 994

Bulgaria Mints "Miracle Maker" Coin

A special silver coin celebrating St Nicholas "the Miracle Maker" was introduced in Bulgaria on Thursday. The piece weight around 23g and has gold-plated ornaments.

Society | December 2, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1604

Sofia Looks to Banging Rock Gala

Some of Bulgaria's milestone rock bands and musicians will stage together a rackety performance in Sofia this month.

Society | December 2, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 943

Bulgaria's Lord of the Past Sweeps Letters Award

Celebrated Bulgarian history novelist Anton Donchev was awarded Wednesday with the prestigious annual prize "St Kliment Ohridski" of the Sofia University. The several-time Nobel literature prize nominated writer has gained popularity home and abroad with

Society | December 1, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1062

President Launches Annual Christmas Charity

For a second successive year Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov launched the charity project "Bulgarian Christmas" aimed to raise funds for diseased children. In cooperation with Bulgarian National Television (BNT) and the private NOVA TV (NTV), the org

Society | December 1, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 936

Centenarian Perfumery Scents Sofia

One of the world's leading fragrance producers hosted a party in Sofia to celebrate their 100th Anniversary. The organizers showed a special film telling the story of Coty Inc.

Society | December 1, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1180

Bulgarian Among EU Descartes Prize Nominees

Bulgaria's Dr. Latchezar Avramov is among this year's nominees for the EU Descartes Prize for outstanding research through transnational co-operation.

Society | December 1, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 904

Dwarfs Parade Heralds Christmas Hustle

Kids parading as dwarfs on Sofia streets heralded the start of Christmas preparations in the capital city. It was enlightened Tuesday evening by the 20-m tall tree, which twinkled in hundreds of electric candles and hand-made decorations in the hearth bet

Society | November 30, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 891

Bulgaria Joins Int'l Slow Food Movement

Businessmen and restaurant owners of Bulgaria has established a Slow Food Club in the old, historic neighbourhood of Plovdiv, south Bulgaria. The new gourmet society is part of the global chain Slow Food, which preaches the philosophy of blending lunch a

Society | November 30, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1021

Bulgarian Film Sweeps Another Int'l Award

Bulgaria's "Mila from Mars" movie added yet another international award to its collection after sweeping the prize in Mannheim. The film of the young Bulgarian director Zornica Sophia received the Rainer Werner Fassbinder Award and the Prize of the Ecume

Society | November 29, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1627

Julia Roberts Gives Birth to Twins

Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts gave birth to twins on Sunday at a Southern California hospital, the world agencies announced.

Society | November 29, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3075

Bulgaria's Beauty Captured with Painter's Brush

A world of light and beautiful natural landscapes reveals the exhibition of Bulgarian artist Yanko Yanev, which opened doors to art connoisseurs at the House of Architects gallery in Sofia. The delicate watercolors favour more traditional approach to art

Society | November 27, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1527

Harry Potter Bewitches Bulgarian Fans Again

The second Bulgarian Harry Potter fans meeting attracted hundreds of boys and girls from across the country in Sofia Land amusement park. The Harry Potter fans measured swords in the special contests for best Harry Potter costume, best drawing, a PlaySta

Society | November 27, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1960
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