Sofia City Art Gallery
KONSTANTIN SHTARKELOV. THE SOLITARY WANDERER
18 March 2020 - 01 November 2020
The exhibition sequences Konstantin Shtarkelov’s life, and the works created by the artist throughout his career.
For more information, please visit - http://www.sghg.bg/en/?page=sabitiq_nachalo
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.
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 - www.iefem.bas.bg.
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 http://www.militarymuseum.bg/index-en.html.
They worked in different periods and created works that are part of the history of Bulgarian architecture. Through their work we can trace the architectural styles of the city - from neo-Byzantine, through secession, to modernism.
Among some of the most famous buildings by the three architects are the National Opera and Ballet, Lozenets Residence, the Central Sofia Market Hall, the Sofia Municipality Building at 33 Moskovska Street, Hemus Hotel, the National Assembly building (the former Party House), Georgi Asparuhov Stadium and others.
NPC 360 - European Night of Sport is organized for the third consecutive year and brings together several sports events to promote sports opportunities in the capital and especially in and around the NPC where the road from the city center to Vitosha Mountain actually begins. The event is part of the annual European Night of Sport. The event is organized by Sofia Municipality, Sofia - European Capital of Sport Foundation, the National Palace of Culture, Vasil Levski National Sports Academy, and the Bulgarian Orienteering Federation with the support of the Ministry of Youth and Sports. NPC 360 - European Night of Sport also supports the campaign Vitosha - accessible to everyone of Vitosha Nature Park, which raises funds for the construction of alleys and sports grounds in the mountains for people with special needs. The sports festival consists of running up the steps of the National Palace of Culture, climbing the building, orienteering, raising a hot air balloon, demonstrations of Bulgarian sports and fun games, quizzes, and activities for children. All activities will start after 5 pm.
On the picture: a lead tile ′′ Danube Horsemen ′′ (5th century AD). Found in an archaeological study on 27 Georg Washington Str. in Sofia.
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.
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
Visitors will see large-format oil paintings and pastel and charcoal drawings, which reveal an unsuspected world of abstract shapes and enigmatic spaces created by the artist and inspired by the wonders of the Universe, which Delya Chausheva chooses to call Gravitational Thrust while the title of the series of drawings is called “Traveling in the Shadows”.
The autumn edition of the 24th SOFIA FILM FEST will start with Milcho Manchevski's latest film "WILLOW" The famous Macedonian director will personally present his work in Sofia and will receive the special award of SFF on September 25th. Milcho Manchevski's latest work - Willow, traces women's struggles with tradition, notions of loyalty, the control exercised over their bodies, and with problems such as pregnancy and adoption. Their goal is not to change the world or the conservative society, and their personal cause - to become mothers, turns them into incredible heroines.
The tenth anniversary edition of Sofia Science Festival will provide answers to many questions on interesting scientific topics. Under the motto "Distant, but closer" and despite all the hardships, Bulgarian and international scientists will once again gather in one place this year. Sofia Science Festival is organized by the British Council Bulgaria, under the patronage of the Ministry of Education and Science, and in partnership with Sofia Municipality. The festival is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality for 2020.
EXPO ARTCO19 is the largest and first of its kind open-air art exhibition in Bulgaria, which will be held on September 26-27 (Saturday and Sunday) on the stage of Platform A6 of the National Palace of Culture. The project is realized by Artco19 with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture.
The event starts at 10 am on September 26 and will bring together under one roof artists from all over Bulgaria, who will be able to present their art to the general public.
The rescue boat Elias not only helps ships in distress, but also manages to reveal the criminal intentions of a local gang. And since boats also have feelings, Elias soon realizes that he can't do it without the help of his old friends.
Ticket price – 4 BGN.