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Beauty Kid Tops Int'l Mini Contest

A Bulgarian kid of nearly 9 years of age promising to become a real beauty queen was elected Mini Miss Elegant and Best National Costume winner in a Brazilian contest. Antonia Zaprianova went to the Latin American country after sweeping the domestic crow

Society | September 2, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2187

Bulgarians Fond of Adult Films

Two thirds of Bulgarians are used to watching hard sex movies, according to a recent survey over the sex bias of local people. Gallup International found the largest number of sex-on-screen addictives among the 35-45 aged men and women, respectively 81.

Society | September 1, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4834

Russian - Second-Best for Bulgarian Schools

Russian study regains its appeal in the curriculum of Bulgarian schools, as proficiency in more than one foreign language becomes more valued in the Balkan country. The language of choice in the EU hopeful however remains English.

Society | September 1, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 779

Bulgarian Twins Gather Together

More than 250 twins and triples will take part in the 13th National Twins Meeting in the Bulgarian Black Sea resort Golden Sands. Brothers and sisters from all over the country will come to the coastal resort to take part in the event that will start on

Society | September 1, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 836

Bulgaria with New Teen Magazine

The first Bulgarian edition of the famous teen magazine Bravo is already on the market, publishers from Egmont Bulgaria announced. The Bulgarian edition of the magazine will use some of the original texts, curious pieces of news for famous movie stars as

Society | September 1, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1281

Bulgarian President Opens Art Festival

Bulgaria's head of state Georgi Parvanov opened the 20th edition of the country's biggest art festival Apolonia. Apolonia 2004 will go on till September 11.

Society | September 1, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 763

Fourth Potter Film Shown in Bulgaria Dec 2005

The Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire movie will have its Bulgarian premiere in December 2005, a fan website says. The Bulgarian viewers have been looking forward to the movie, as it features Bulgaria's Stanislav Ianevski as Viktor Krum.

Society | September 1, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1241

Bulgarian Style at Paris Pret-a-Porter

Bulgarian fashion will stage on the Paris catwalk with the clothes and faces of Rila Style, the only national fashion house to participate in the Pret-a-Porter in French capital on September 3. The Rila Style will delight Parisians with its Fall/Winter 2

Society | August 31, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1354

Bulgaria Unveils Ancient Church

Bulgarian archaeologists unearthed the oldest church in the Bulgaria Rhodopes Mountain near the grandiose religious center Perperikon. The ancient temple was built in 393-398 and is believed to be one of the oldest Christian centers in Europe.

Society | August 31, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5246

Bulgarian Schools See Sport Push

Sport routines in Bulgarians schools saw a promotion on Monday, as pupils are due to return to classrooms in two weeks. Starting from this school year, there will be three sport classes a week instead of two.

Society | August 30, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 612

Bulgaria Anticipating Clinton Book

Bulgaria is likely to see the premiere of Bill Clinton's memoirs in December, the local publisher announced. The total print of My Life will be about 2,000.

Society | August 30, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 567

Monastery Puzzles Bulgarian Archeologists

Unknown building remnants have been surprisingly unearthed during excavations in Teke Karaach Monastery near Varna city on the Bulgarian Black sea coast.

Society | August 30, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 817

Post-Olympic "Great Migration" On Its Way

Thousands of people are to be involved in what Greek journalists call "the great migration" now that the Athens Olympics are over. Both sportsmen and visitors are to crowd to the Athens airport where the expected number of overseas passengers over the ne

Society | August 30, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 746

Hollywood Action in Sofia's Heart

Weekending residents of capital Sofia were struck to see Hollywood-style actions in center city, such as a car crashing into a helicopter or blowing off a bus.

Society | August 30, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 815

Baby Boosts Novinite.com Team

The Novinite.com team was happy to know that it has enlarged with another member, who though still unaware, will bring it many smiles, joy and luck.

Society | August 29, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 556

If You Want a Medal, Get a Tattoo

Bulgarian sprinter Ivet Lalova drew attention in the outgoing Olympic games as one of a crop of new talent ushering in a fresh generation of speed queens.

Society | August 29, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1211

Twins Celebrate Rhythmic Bronze with Oriental Dances

Bulgaria's rhythmic twin graces Vladislava and Galina Tancheva starred in the party last night organized to mark the historic Olympic victory of the group on Saturday. The charming twins played oriental dances, as they had earlier promised if the group w

Society | August 29, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2371

Movie Marathon Kicks off in Coastal City

Similarly to the Cannes traditions, the international movie festival "Love is Craziness" has had pretensions to top the summer events calendar, otherwise dipped into holiday lethargy. The twelfth edition of the festival, usually taking place on the verge

Society | August 29, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 498

Women Par Men in Drinking

Bulgarians are unlikely to be scared soon of hiking liquor prices, as they remain regular alcohol drinkers, according to a fresh survey. Women respondents have delivered almost the same answers as men approached in the survey of the National Statistical

Society | August 28, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 684

Retro Hats on Coastal Parade

Visitors and residents of the coastal city of Burgas added another entertainment to their summer program relishing in the opportunity to see a parade of retro hats live. Young models took on the hats that their grandmothers used to wear in line with the

Society | August 28, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 739

V.I.P. Diarist Out of Custody, "Wiser Man"

Evgeni Minchev, said to be Bulgaria's first ever celebrity newsman, was released Friday after spending fifteen days in custody on hooliganism charges. Minchev was arrested in Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Varna after a nightclub scuffle.

Society | August 27, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 882
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