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Monday 26 October 2020
26 October 2020 - 01 November 2020
December 2020
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.
Exhibitions
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

Exhibitions
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 + (www.neterra.tv/plus), 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.

Festivals
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.

Exhibitions
18.03.2020 - 01.11.2020

KONSTANTIN SHTARKELOV. THE SOLITARY WANDERER

Sofia City Art Gallery
presents
the exhibition

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

Exhibitions
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 - www.iefem.bas.bg.
Exhibitions
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 http://www.cameralia.com/

Festivals
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
Exhibitions
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 http://www.militarymuseum.bg/index-en.html.
Exhibitions
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.

Exhibitions
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).

Exhibitions
01.10.2020 - 01.11.2020

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

BNR
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.
Festivals
19.10.2020 - 28.10.2020

De-Stalinization

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


Exhibition:

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.

Exhibitions
26.10.2020
Music and Dance Events
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.
Exhibitions
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

Exhibitions
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 + (www.neterra.tv/plus), 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.

Festivals
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.

Exhibitions
18.03.2020 - 01.11.2020

KONSTANTIN SHTARKELOV. THE SOLITARY WANDERER

Sofia City Art Gallery
presents
the exhibition

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

Exhibitions
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 - www.iefem.bas.bg.
Exhibitions
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 http://www.cameralia.com/

Festivals
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
Exhibitions
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 http://www.militarymuseum.bg/index-en.html.
Exhibitions
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.

Exhibitions
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).

Exhibitions
01.10.2020 - 01.11.2020

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

BNR
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.
Festivals
19.10.2020 - 28.10.2020

De-Stalinization

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


Exhibition:

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.

Exhibitions
27.10.2020

Lecture on New Phenomena in Contemporary Fiction, led by Vasil Sivov

Integrative Club of Science Fiction, Heuristics and Prognostics Ivan Efremov.
Hall: 213.
Scientific Events
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.
Exhibitions
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

Exhibitions
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 + (www.neterra.tv/plus), 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.

Festivals
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.

Exhibitions
18.03.2020 - 01.11.2020

KONSTANTIN SHTARKELOV. THE SOLITARY WANDERER

Sofia City Art Gallery
presents
the exhibition

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

Exhibitions
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 - www.iefem.bas.bg.
Exhibitions
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 http://www.cameralia.com/

Festivals
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
Exhibitions
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 http://www.militarymuseum.bg/index-en.html.
Exhibitions
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.

Exhibitions
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).

Exhibitions
01.10.2020 - 01.11.2020

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

BNR
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.
Festivals
19.10.2020 - 28.10.2020

De-Stalinization

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


Exhibition:

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.

Exhibitions
28.10.2020

In memory of the word

Boris Hristov - 75 years since his birth

October 28, Wednesday, Krasno Selo House of Culture MIC , Sirius Hall, 6 pm

With the participation of: Yordan Kamenov, Lyubomir Bachvarov, Bogdana Vulpe, Valentin Stamov

Free admission

Festivals
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.
Exhibitions
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

Exhibitions
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 + (www.neterra.tv/plus), 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.

Festivals
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.

Exhibitions
18.03.2020 - 01.11.2020

KONSTANTIN SHTARKELOV. THE SOLITARY WANDERER

Sofia City Art Gallery
presents
the exhibition

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

Exhibitions
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 - www.iefem.bas.bg.
Exhibitions
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 http://www.cameralia.com/

Festivals
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
Exhibitions
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 http://www.militarymuseum.bg/index-en.html.
Exhibitions
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.

Exhibitions
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).

Exhibitions
01.10.2020 - 01.11.2020

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

BNR
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.
Festivals
29.10.2020
Business Events
29.10.2020 - 01.03.2021

“SOFIA – CAPITAL OF UNIFIED BULGARIA”

THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MILITARY HISTORY PRESENTS THE EXHIBITION “SOFIA – CAPITAL OF UNIFIED BULGARIA”

29.10.2020 – 1.03.2021

Тhe exhibition “Sofia – Capital of Unified Bulgaria” focuses on the role of Sofia as epicentre for the decisions which rendered the dream for the unification of the Principality of Bulgaria and Eastern Rumelia possible. The exhibition narrative highlights the act of the Unification and its military defence; the role of diplomacy and of the efforts of the institutions in Sofia; the growth of the town into a capital of unified Bulgaria – a central of all state institutions and a unifying heart for the Bulgarians in the Principality of Bulgaria and in Eastern Rumelia. The exhibition presents exhibits – symbols of the dream for unification. Among them are regulation colours and volunteerunits’ banners, under the folds of which Bulgarians defended at once the cause of the Unification, and Sofia – Serbian forces’ immediate objective.

Personal belongings of Prince Alexander I, of the Speaker of the National Assembly Stefan Stambolov, of the Prime Minister Petko Karavelov, of the Minister of Justice Vasil Radoslavov, of the Minister of War Captain Konstantin Nikiforov, and others, frame Sofia’s efforts towards a swift administrative and legislative integration and towards the transformation of the capital into a centre of Unified Bulgaria.

A specially developed touch-screen application rediscovers Sofia’s place in the events from 135 years ago, focusing on the role of institutions, public buildings, and private homes of the capital’s urban environment.

Entrance fee. Tickets at the ticket-desk of National Museum of Military History.

The exhibition is realized in partnership with the Regional History Museum – Sofia, Directorate of Museums– Koprivshtitsa, and Stefan Noykov Foundation, within the “Sofia – Capital of Unified Bulgaria” project, funded by the “Culture” programme of Sofia Municipality.

Image: National Museum of Military History

Exhibitions
29.10.2020

Opening of The Life of Ivan Vazov Exhibition

Dedicated to the 170th anniversary of the birth of the writer and November 1 - Day of Bulgarian Enlighteners;

with the participation of Sofia Jazz Formation.

Free admission

Exhibitions
29.10.2020

BARCELONA GIPSY balKan ORCHESTRA (Spain)

Margherita Abita, Vocals (Italy/Spain) Daniel Carbonell, Clarinet (Spain) Mattia Schirosa, Accordion (Italy) Ivan Kovačević, Double bass (Serbia) Julien Chanal, Guitar (France) Stelios Togias, Percussions (Greece) Pere Plana Turu, Violin (Spain) Program: ethno music, klezmer, jazz In collaboration with the Embassy of Spain and Cervantes Institute in Sofia
Sofia Live Club
Music and Dance Events
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.
Exhibitions
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

Exhibitions
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 + (www.neterra.tv/plus), 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.

Festivals
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.

Exhibitions
18.03.2020 - 01.11.2020

KONSTANTIN SHTARKELOV. THE SOLITARY WANDERER

Sofia City Art Gallery
presents
the exhibition

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

Exhibitions
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 - www.iefem.bas.bg.
Exhibitions
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
Exhibitions
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 http://www.militarymuseum.bg/index-en.html.
Exhibitions
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.

Exhibitions
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).

Exhibitions
01.10.2020 - 01.11.2020

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

BNR
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.
Festivals
29.10.2020 - 01.03.2021

“SOFIA – CAPITAL OF UNIFIED BULGARIA”

THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MILITARY HISTORY PRESENTS THE EXHIBITION “SOFIA – CAPITAL OF UNIFIED BULGARIA”

29.10.2020 – 1.03.2021

Тhe exhibition “Sofia – Capital of Unified Bulgaria” focuses on the role of Sofia as epicentre for the decisions which rendered the dream for the unification of the Principality of Bulgaria and Eastern Rumelia possible. The exhibition narrative highlights the act of the Unification and its military defence; the role of diplomacy and of the efforts of the institutions in Sofia; the growth of the town into a capital of unified Bulgaria – a central of all state institutions and a unifying heart for the Bulgarians in the Principality of Bulgaria and in Eastern Rumelia. The exhibition presents exhibits – symbols of the dream for unification. Among them are regulation colours and volunteerunits’ banners, under the folds of which Bulgarians defended at once the cause of the Unification, and Sofia – Serbian forces’ immediate objective.

Personal belongings of Prince Alexander I, of the Speaker of the National Assembly Stefan Stambolov, of the Prime Minister Petko Karavelov, of the Minister of Justice Vasil Radoslavov, of the Minister of War Captain Konstantin Nikiforov, and others, frame Sofia’s efforts towards a swift administrative and legislative integration and towards the transformation of the capital into a centre of Unified Bulgaria.

A specially developed touch-screen application rediscovers Sofia’s place in the events from 135 years ago, focusing on the role of institutions, public buildings, and private homes of the capital’s urban environment.

Entrance fee. Tickets at the ticket-desk of National Museum of Military History.

The exhibition is realized in partnership with the Regional History Museum – Sofia, Directorate of Museums– Koprivshtitsa, and Stefan Noykov Foundation, within the “Sofia – Capital of Unified Bulgaria” project, funded by the “Culture” programme of Sofia Municipality.

Image: National Museum of Military History

Exhibitions
30.10.2020 - 04.11.2020

Graphics and Watercolors - Rada Tsankova

The exhibition can be visited until November 4, from 9 am to 5 pm.

Free admission.

Exhibitions
30.10.2020

Concert of Sofia Sinfonietta

Soloists from the Sofia Sinfonietta (Cycle) - dedicated to November 1 - Day of Bulgarian Enlighteners;

Conductor - Svilen Simeonov;

Soloists: Ayano Sato - oboe, Meglena Markova - flute, Sabina Yordanova - bassoon, Violina Barzakova - violin, Tanya Spasova - viola, Ventsislav Harkov – cello;

In the program:

Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for bassoon and orchestra, G major,

Joseph Haydn - Concerto for cello and orchestra, D major,

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Concerto for oboe and orchestra, in C major;

Carl Reinecke - Concerto for flute and orchestra , Op. 283,

Cecil Forsyth - Concerto for viola and orchestra, G minor,

Fritz Kreisler - Liebesleid for violin and orchestra

Music and Dance Events
30.10.2020

LES MISЕ́RABLES

CANCELED.


Musical by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg

MAIN HALL, 1 Vrabcha Street

Music and Dance Events
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.
Exhibitions
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

Exhibitions
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 + (www.neterra.tv/plus), 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.

Festivals
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.

Exhibitions
18.03.2020 - 01.11.2020

KONSTANTIN SHTARKELOV. THE SOLITARY WANDERER

Sofia City Art Gallery
presents
the exhibition

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

Exhibitions
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 - www.iefem.bas.bg.
Exhibitions
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
Exhibitions
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 http://www.militarymuseum.bg/index-en.html.
Exhibitions
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.

Exhibitions
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).

Exhibitions
01.10.2020 - 01.11.2020

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

BNR
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.
Festivals
29.10.2020 - 01.03.2021

“SOFIA – CAPITAL OF UNIFIED BULGARIA”

THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MILITARY HISTORY PRESENTS THE EXHIBITION “SOFIA – CAPITAL OF UNIFIED BULGARIA”

29.10.2020 – 1.03.2021

Тhe exhibition “Sofia – Capital of Unified Bulgaria” focuses on the role of Sofia as epicentre for the decisions which rendered the dream for the unification of the Principality of Bulgaria and Eastern Rumelia possible. The exhibition narrative highlights the act of the Unification and its military defence; the role of diplomacy and of the efforts of the institutions in Sofia; the growth of the town into a capital of unified Bulgaria – a central of all state institutions and a unifying heart for the Bulgarians in the Principality of Bulgaria and in Eastern Rumelia. The exhibition presents exhibits – symbols of the dream for unification. Among them are regulation colours and volunteerunits’ banners, under the folds of which Bulgarians defended at once the cause of the Unification, and Sofia – Serbian forces’ immediate objective.

Personal belongings of Prince Alexander I, of the Speaker of the National Assembly Stefan Stambolov, of the Prime Minister Petko Karavelov, of the Minister of Justice Vasil Radoslavov, of the Minister of War Captain Konstantin Nikiforov, and others, frame Sofia’s efforts towards a swift administrative and legislative integration and towards the transformation of the capital into a centre of Unified Bulgaria.

A specially developed touch-screen application rediscovers Sofia’s place in the events from 135 years ago, focusing on the role of institutions, public buildings, and private homes of the capital’s urban environment.

Entrance fee. Tickets at the ticket-desk of National Museum of Military History.

The exhibition is realized in partnership with the Regional History Museum – Sofia, Directorate of Museums– Koprivshtitsa, and Stefan Noykov Foundation, within the “Sofia – Capital of Unified Bulgaria” project, funded by the “Culture” programme of Sofia Municipality.

Image: National Museum of Military History

Exhibitions
30.10.2020 - 04.11.2020

Graphics and Watercolors - Rada Tsankova

The exhibition can be visited until November 4, from 9 am to 5 pm.

Free admission.

Exhibitions
31.10.2020

Halloween in the Museum of Illusions

On October 31 the museum will be opened from 10:00 until 22:00.
Tickets at the ticket-desk of the museum.
Exhibitions
31.10.2020

CONCERT FOR BABIES

Stage: Babies Hall
Entrance: 1 Vrabcha Street
The performance is suitable for children from 0 to 3 years of age.
Music and Dance Events
31.10.2020

LES MISЕ́RABLES

CANCELED.


Musical by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg

MAIN HALL, 1 Vrabcha Street

Music and Dance Events
31.10.2020

Forman vs. Forman. Film by Helena Trestíková and Jakub Hejna

Czech Republic-France, (2019), 78 min

Directors: Jakub Hejna, Helena Trestíková

The entrance is free for students after showing student ID. Entrance fee for other visitors.

Tickets at the ticket-desk of The Cinema House.

Music and Dance Events
31.10.2020

SLEEPING BEAUTY

Ballet-fairy tale by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Adapted for children

SMALL HALL, 30 Knyaz Aleksandar Dondukov Blvd.

Music and Dance Events
31.10.2020

The frog that didn't want to be a prince

(a puppet show for children over 3 years of age) Sirius Hall
A tale about a frog that does not want to change his life. But what happens when he meets true love?
Theatres
31.10.2020

LES MISЕ́RABLES

CANCELED.


Musical by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg

MAIN HALL, 1 Vrabcha Street

Music and Dance Events
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.
Exhibitions
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

Exhibitions
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 + (www.neterra.tv/plus), 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.

Festivals
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.

Exhibitions
18.03.2020 - 01.11.2020

KONSTANTIN SHTARKELOV. THE SOLITARY WANDERER

Sofia City Art Gallery
presents
the exhibition

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

Exhibitions
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 - www.iefem.bas.bg.
Exhibitions
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
Exhibitions
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 http://www.militarymuseum.bg/index-en.html.
Exhibitions
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.

Exhibitions
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).

Exhibitions
01.10.2020 - 01.11.2020

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

BNR
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.
Festivals
01.11.2020 - 31.05.2021

ZOONOTIC PATHOGEN TYPES

The National Museum of Natural History at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences presents the exhibition Zoonotic Pathogen Types

November 1 2020 – May 31 2021


The exhibition Zoonotic Pathogen Types was realised on the occasion of the most actual topic - the origin and transmission of pandemies, caused by the so called the zoonoses. Entrance fee. Tickets at the ticket-desk of the National Museum of Natural History at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

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

Exhibitions
29.10.2020 - 01.03.2021

“SOFIA – CAPITAL OF UNIFIED BULGARIA”

THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MILITARY HISTORY PRESENTS THE EXHIBITION “SOFIA – CAPITAL OF UNIFIED BULGARIA”

29.10.2020 – 1.03.2021

Тhe exhibition “Sofia – Capital of Unified Bulgaria” focuses on the role of Sofia as epicentre for the decisions which rendered the dream for the unification of the Principality of Bulgaria and Eastern Rumelia possible. The exhibition narrative highlights the act of the Unification and its military defence; the role of diplomacy and of the efforts of the institutions in Sofia; the growth of the town into a capital of unified Bulgaria – a central of all state institutions and a unifying heart for the Bulgarians in the Principality of Bulgaria and in Eastern Rumelia. The exhibition presents exhibits – symbols of the dream for unification. Among them are regulation colours and volunteerunits’ banners, under the folds of which Bulgarians defended at once the cause of the Unification, and Sofia – Serbian forces’ immediate objective.

Personal belongings of Prince Alexander I, of the Speaker of the National Assembly Stefan Stambolov, of the Prime Minister Petko Karavelov, of the Minister of Justice Vasil Radoslavov, of the Minister of War Captain Konstantin Nikiforov, and others, frame Sofia’s efforts towards a swift administrative and legislative integration and towards the transformation of the capital into a centre of Unified Bulgaria.

A specially developed touch-screen application rediscovers Sofia’s place in the events from 135 years ago, focusing on the role of institutions, public buildings, and private homes of the capital’s urban environment.

Entrance fee. Tickets at the ticket-desk of National Museum of Military History.

The exhibition is realized in partnership with the Regional History Museum – Sofia, Directorate of Museums– Koprivshtitsa, and Stefan Noykov Foundation, within the “Sofia – Capital of Unified Bulgaria” project, funded by the “Culture” programme of Sofia Municipality.

Image: National Museum of Military History

Exhibitions
30.10.2020 - 04.11.2020

Graphics and Watercolors - Rada Tsankova

The exhibition can be visited until November 4, from 9 am to 5 pm.

Free admission.

Exhibitions
01.11.2020

Concert of Sofia Wind Orchestra

Day of Bulgarian Enlighteners;

Concert of Sofia Wind Orchestra

Celebrating the 90th anniversary of the birth of Zhul Levi;

In the program:
works by Levi, L. Denev-son, A. Vrachanski

Conductor - Vasil Deliev;

Free admission

Music and Dance Events
01.11.2020

CINDERELLA

Ballet-fairy tale for children by Sergei Prokofieff

SMALL HALL

One-act ballet – fairy tale, Music - Sergei Prokofiev

Choreography and directing - Riolina Topalova

Music and Dance Events
01.11.2020

LES MISЕ́RABLES

CANCELED.


Musical by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg

MAIN HALL, 1 Vrabcha Street

Music and Dance Events
01.11.2020

MOZART & BEETHOVEN

The concert will take place in Bulgaria Hall, on Sunday – 1.11, at 19:00.

Conductor: Nayden Todorov

Conductor: Thomas Rösner

Ensemble: Shalamov Piano duo

Program:

Ludwig Van Beethoven - Symphony No.4 in B Major, Op.60 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Concerto for Тwo Pianos KV365

Tickets at the Ticket Center of Bulgaria Hall and at https://sofiaphilharmonic.com/en

Music and Dance Events
01.11.2020

Kamen Donev | About Weddings

The performance of Kamen Donev - ABOUT WEDDINGS!, which was supposed to take place on May 20, 2020 in Hall 1 of the National Palace of Culture, will be presented on November 1 and 2 at 8 pm. The current anti-epidemic measures allow halls to function with 50 per cent capacity. Therefore, the performance will be held twice. All purchased tickets are valid without revalidation, and:

On November 1 at 8pm are welcomed all people that have purchased tickets in sectors 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17 and Orchestra pit B.

On November 2 at 8pm are welcomed all people that have purchased tickets in sectors 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18 and Orchestra pit A.

Music and Dance Events

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