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Miss Bulgaria at Video Session for Europe's Beauty Contest

Miss Bulgaria 2003 Iva Titova returned home after video and photo sessions for the Miss Europe contest due in September.

Society | July 4, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4651

US Jazz Quartet Bob Albanese, Cafe Simpatico Perform in Sofia July 4

Jazz quartet Bob Albanese and Cafe Simpatico staged a concert in Sofia National Palace of Culture on the eve of Independence Day, July 4. On Saturday, they will perform in Bulgaria's second-biggest city of Plovdiv.

Society | July 4, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 548

Forks& Corks: Village Style Soup with Chicken

Ingredients: 1 big chicken, 100 g rice, 1 onion, 2 tomatoes, 2-3 fresh capsicums vegetable oil, 1 egg, salt, black pepper, red pepper mint (‘tchubritsa') Preparation: Boil the chicken in a big cooking pot with 3 litres of water and salt by taste.

Society | July 4, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 314

Slavi's Joke: Happy Birthday!

Car stealing, drug trafficking and prostitution were the only profitable businesses that flourished in a small Bulgarian town. The whole economic might of the town was in the hands of three brothers - Guele, Choko and Nachko.

Society | July 4, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 611

Mental Health: Helping Your Child Stand up to a Bully

Childhood should be a time filled with wonder and joy, but the reality for many kids is often much different. They're the victims of bullying at school or on neighborhood playgrounds.

Society | July 4, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 443

Pets: How to Attract an Iguana

If you want an iguana to come share your home with you, you'll have to first demonstrate to the iguana that you'd be a good patron. Explain to the desired iguana that you've given careful thought to the following issues, and it will be much more likely to

Society | July 4, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8383

Fashion: Summer 2003 Colour

Colours for Summer 2003 include taupe, beige, chocolate, agate slices, peach, nude, soft rose, antique pink, dusty pink, deeper rose, ochre, gold, pale olive green, deeper tones of olive, apple green, chartreuse green, whitened aniseed green, safari shade

Society | July 4, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 348

Science: Cheeky Clue to Male Sex Appeal

The secret of a man's sex appeal may lie in his cheeks, according to a study.

Society | July 4, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2433

World's Most Prominent "Madam" Visits Bulgaria

World's most prominent "Madam" Xaviera Hollander arrived in Bulgaria June 29.The "New York Madam" will appear in Bulgaria's most viewed talk show.

Society | June 29, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1711

Bulgaria Marked St Petar Day With Craftsman's Fair

Bulgaria marked the day of honored Christian St Petar June 29 with first edition of Craftsman's Fair in capital Sofia. The event was initiated by the Bulgarian Crafts Chamber and backed by the municipality in Sofia.

Society | June 29, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 446

US Awarded Bulgarian Radio-Systems Amateur

Bulgarian radio-systems amateur Rumen Stefanov from the town of Gabrovo received the United States' most prestigious certificate for short-waves radio connection, the Bulgarian National Television said Saturday.

Society | June 28, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 595

Bulgarian Artist Awarded for Contribution to the European Culture

Bulgaria's famous artist Svetlin Russev received Saturday the "Golden Perperikon" award for special contribution to the European culture. The ceremony was part of the celebrations on the last day of international art festival Perperikon in Bulgaria's town

Society | June 28, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 710

Tourists Favour Landmarks in Bulgaria's Rodopi Mountains

Tourists like to visit the Rodopi mountains in Bulgaria's South-West region because of its clean air, charming landmarks and traditions, survey of the Alfa Research agency showed. Ninety percent of the people who took a trip to the region said they would

Society | June 28, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 716

Harry Potter Author Would Love to be Invisible

Harry Potter author JK Rowling said Thursday she would love to become invisible. "I would love the power of invisibility.

Society | June 27, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 405

Slavi's Joke: Why?

A young, healthy and handsome man dated a beautiful girl for some two months. He took her to cafes, bought her flowers, so it was all very romantic.

Society | June 27, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 482

Pets: How to Limit Holiday Stress

Although they needn't fret about finding the perfect gift for someone, pets - like people - may experience stress this holiday season. Veterinarians caution pet owners to take extra care during the holiday rush to ensure their pet's health and well-being.

Society | June 27, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 265

Science: Nap "as Good as Full-Night Sleep"

Grabbing an hour's sleep during the day may be as beneficial as a whole night in bed, according to scientists. But the "power-nap" only works if the sleep is of the right quality, say the experts from Harvard University, US.

Society | June 27, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1554

Health: Eyes Disorder Secret Discovered

Scientists believe they have discovered the cause of a condition, which prevents people seeing half their world. The condition often follows injuries to the brain, such as stroke or brain damage.

Society | June 27, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 646

Fashion: Fabric Trends 2003/2004

For Spring and Summer 2003 the season's biggest looks will be mist like chiffons and satin in abundance. Movie star glamour will be evident from not just the dance floor as pretty feminine elegant ladylike dresses, but also at the sports field.

Society | June 27, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 447

Bulgarian Violin-Player Virtuoso to Play at Sting's Party

Bulgarian violin-player virtuoso Vasko Vassilev, together with the Voodoo Orchestra group he leads, are leaving for Italy to attend the party of one of the stars of UK music Sting and his wife Trudi Styler, to be thrown on the occasion of their wedding's

Society | June 26, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 469

Bulgarian Model at Photo Session alongside Naomi Campbell

Bulgarian top model Tanya Ilieva will feature in a high-profile photo session alongside Naomi Campbell. The beauty represented by Bulgarian agency Visage will leave for next-door Turkey to sport the bathing suits of Zeki Triko for the company's new catalo

Society | June 26, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2894
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