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Sunday 25 October 2020
19 October 2020 - 25 October 2020
December 2020
18.03.2020 - 01.11.2020


Sofia City Art Gallery
the exhibition


18 March 2020 - 01 November 2020

The exhibition sequences Konstantin Shtarkelov’s life, and the works created by the artist throughout his career.

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04.07.2020 - 31.12.2020

The Scars of War: The Lost Architectural Heritage of Sofia

4.7.2019 – 31.12.2020

The National History Museum presents immersive space “The Scars of War: The Lost Architectural Heritage of Sofia”. The exhibition will run until end of December.

With sensory impulses, authentic video footage, photo archives and emblematic exhibits, the visitor will be “immersed” in the period before and during the bombings, will wander through the calm and beautiful pre-war Sofia, will witness the devastating blow that war inflicted on the city and will experience the fate of the hundreds people who lost their homes. The memories of eyewitnesses, recreated by famous Bulgarian actors will complete the narrative about some of the most dramatic days of the Bulgarian capital.

The project “The Scars of War: The Lost Architectural Heritage of Sofia” was brought to life in partnership with the Bulgarian National Film Archives, and funded by the “Culture” program of Sofia Municipality.

08.07.2020 - 30.09.2021

Pathways to the table

The National Ethnographic Museum presents the exhibition Pathways to the table
8.7.2020 - 30.09.2021
The exhibition presents the many ways that the “Pathways to the table” have evolved in Bulgaria through time. The exhibition consists of the following thematic collections: Sheep and goat breeding, Horticulture, Apiculture, and etc. With the current exhibition presents, the National Ethnographic Museum the traditional way of life and culture of Bulgarian nation. Pathways to the table will run until September 30, 2021.
For more information, please visit the website of the National Ethnographic Museum -
14.07.2020 - 31.12.2020

The Army in Times of Change

The National Museum of Military History presents the exhibition “The Army in Times of Change”
The exhibition traces the development of the Bulgarian Army over the past 30 years. The event is realised on the occasion of the 141 st anniversary of the establishment of the Ministry of Defence and the 104 th anniversary of the foundation of the National Museum of Military History.
For more information, please visit the website of the National Museum of Military History
10.09.2020 - 21.12.2020

Archaeology of Sofia

Regional History Museum - Sofia presents Sixth Annual Exhibition “Archaeology of Sofia”. The exhibition will present the studies and discoveries in the territory of Sofia and the region of the past archaeological season. It will run from September 10 until December 21, 2020.
On the picture: a lead tile ′′ Danube Horsemen ′′ (5th century AD). Found in an archaeological study on 27 Georg Washington Str. in Sofia.
11.09.2020 - 25.10.2020


11 September 2020 - 25 October 2020
The photographs of Mayerowitz document the devastation and reconstruction of the World Trade Center in the aftermath of 9/11/2001.
Joel Mayerowitz’s After September 11: Images from Ground Zero is part of the 2020 Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality.
16.09.2020 - 29.11.2020

Sofia’s First Art Salon

Vaska Emanouilova Gallery presents the exhibition Sofia’s First Art Salon - The 110th Anniversary of the Trapko Gallery. The first private art salon in Sofia was called the Permanent Art Gallery and was established in the spring of 1910 by the young entrepreneur and painter Trapko Vasilev. Its existence spanned between 1910 and 1944. Trapko did not spare his enthusiasm, energy and support for the modern Bulgarian art in the interwar period.

The current exhibition includes 28 artworks. Among them are works authored by famous painters who held their shows at the Trapko Gallery – Nikola Tanev, Bencho Obreshkov, Boris Denev, Alexander Mutafov, Atanas Mihov, Petar Morozov, Konstantin Shtarkelov, Vassil Zakhariev, Doncho Zankov, Petar Ouroumov and others.

Another part of the exhibition is devoted to the painterly and artistic work of Trapko Vasilev himself.

In the process of the organization of the exhibition were also involved: The National Library, the Regional Museum of Sofia, the National Literature Museum and “Charta – Publishing and Gallery”. Photographs and archival materials were provided by the Central State Archives and the web blog “Old Sofia”.

On the picture:
Still-life with Oranges, the 1960s, oil on canvas, 52 x 66 cm
Nikola Georgiev (1884–1963)
Sofia City Art Gallery Collection
01.10.2020 - 01.11.2020

There are ten finalists in the National Campaign "Enlightener of the Year 2020"

There are 10 finalists in the national campaign "Enlightener of the Year 2020", organized by the Bulgarian National Radio. For 7 years now, voting has determined the people who today inspire others, make changes and do good deeds. There were 117 nominations in this year's campaign, with inspiring stories and characters. Traditionally, politicians, protesters and journalists, whose job by default should be to enlighten are not nominated. The jury selected the 10 finalists. The public voting for the winner among them will start in October, and the "Enlightener of the Year 2020" will as always be announced on November 1.
18.10.2020 - 08.11.2020

CineLibri 2020 with live and online screenings

The sixth edition of CineLibri International Film and Literature Festival will once again enchant the audience with movies based on literary works. The festival will take place from October 18 to November 8 under the motto "Education of feelings". The events will also be held in the cities of Plovdiv, Varna, Burgas, Veliko Tarnovo, Gabrovo, Stara Zagora and Blagoevgrad.

Because of the complicated situation due to the spread of the coronavirus, significant part of the program will also be broadcast online through the platform Neterra TV + (, which as of August has a new look and richer content, and some of the titles will only be available online.

The festival is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality for 2020.

08.10.2020 - 29.10.2020

Second edition of Cameralia International Music Festival

This autumn, Sofia will host the second edition of the Cameralia International Music Festival, with the support of the Culture Program of Sofia Municipality.

The festival will feature three concerts - on October 8, 27 and 29, 2020, in partnership with Sofia City Art Gallery, the Embassy of Spain, the Cervantes Institute and Cultural Perspectives Foundation.

In a key location in Sofia - Sofia City Art Gallery, music lovers will be able to enjoy three exclusive concerts, which will present an original palette of styles and a new concept of chamber music. It is based on the performance of musicians from different countries, united by a common passion - the production and experience of music in its various genres.

You can see the full program of the festival at

23.10.2020 - 25.10.2020


Everything future and current parents may need.
Business Events
24.10.2020 - 25.10.2020

The Freedom to Be

The festival brings together and introduces specialists in the field of personal development, self-knowledge and full and healthy lifestyle to people interested in a happier, healthier and fuller life.
Libera Institute of Art and Therapy.
09.07.2020 - 20.11.2020

Boyan – traces in the science

The National Museum of Natural History at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences presents the exhibition Boyan – traces in the science

July 9 – November 2020

The exhibition is dedicated to achievements of Boyan Petrov in the field of the science.

Boyan Petrov was a prominent Bulgarian zoologist and mountaineer, who worked more than 20 years at the National Museum of Natural History at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

The exhibition sequences his achievements in the field of the Natural science, namely Speleology and Fauna. Thanks to his research, the National Museum of Natural History at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences has been enriched with new species of animals, some of which are displayed in current exhibition.

Image: The National Museum of Natural History at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

21.10.2020 - 20.11.2020

Invasion of landscapes

Serdica Gallery presents Prof. Dr. Adelina Popnedeleva and her exhibition - Invasion of landscapes. The exhibition will be held from October 21 to November 20, 2020 in the art space of Zhenski Pazar Market. The artist has used oil, acrylic and watercolor paints on canvases, and in some of the paintings there are ready-made objects and embroidery.

22.10.2020 - 25.11.2020

The invisible

Visualizations beyond memory, imagination and simulated reality

Curators: Stanislav Pamukchiev and Petar Tsanev

The exhibition covers a period of exactly 100 years. The earliest work in the exhibition was created in 1920 by Nikolay Raynov, and some works were specially designed to be realized in the gallery only days and hours before the opening of the exhibition. 32 Bulgarian artists - representatives of different generations, participate with their works (six of them have chosen to be part of the collective creative identity of two art groups - 7 + 1 and Supromat).

19.10.2020 - 28.10.2020


October 19, Monday, Krasno Selo House of Culture MIC, Hall 3, Opening, 5:30pm


De-Stalinization - the dilemma of a controversial decade (1953-1964) - organized by the Committee for disclosing the documents and announcing affiliation of Bulgarian citizens to the State Security and the intelligence services of the Bulgarian National Army.

The exhibition can be visited until October 28, from 9 am to 5 pm.

Free admission.


A Bird is Singing

National folklore competition
Free Admission
Music and Dance Events


Stage: Babies Hall
Entrance: 1 Vrabcha Street
The performance is suitable for children from 0 to 3 years of age.
Music and Dance Events

FAIRY TALES ABOUT CLARINET. A concert for children

The concert will take place in Bulgaria Hall, on Sunday –25.10, at 11:30.
Conductor: Slavil Dimitrov
Soloist: Mihail Zhivkov
Ensemble: Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
Music and Dance Events


Musical for children by Andrey Drenikov

SMALL HALL, 30 Knyaz Aleksandar Dondukov Blvd.

Music and Dance Events

The Dog that Couldn’t Bark

(a puppet show for children over 3 years of age) Sirius Hall
Everyone tries to teach a puppy how to bark. But it is only when the puppy meets a soul mate that it finds itself, the world and the feeling of love.

CARMEN. Opera by Georges Bizet

The production will take place on the stage of the Sofia Opera and Ballet, on Sunday – 11.10, at 19:00.

Stage Director - Akad. Plamen Kartaloff

Conductor – Zhorzh Dimitrov; mezzo-soprano – Violeta radomirska; tenor - Kostadin Andreev; Concertmaster - Liudmil Nenchev guest-scenographer - Miodrag Tabachki; guest artistic lighting - Andrey Hajinyak; Costume Designer - Hristiana Mihaleva-Zorbalieva; guest choreographer - Antoaneta Aleksieva and Svetlin Ivelinov; choral conductor - Violeta Dimitrova.

Ticket at the Ticket Center of Sofia Opera and Ballet.

Music and Dance Events
Music and Dance Events

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