The Opera House in Sofia - Hit Among the Tourists

According to Sofia Opera and Ballet and the Ministry of Tourism, opera tourism, combined with a visit to cultural and historical sites, is a hit among the guests of Sofia. Every Saturday two buses of tourists from Serbia arrive so that the tourists can enjoy the performances of the Bulgarian opera and ballet. In order to attend a performance in Sofia Opera and Ballet foreigners from over 15 countries have arrived in the last few months – guests from Germany, Switzerland, Norway, England, Italy, Austria, Japan and the United States. Wagner Societies from all over the world come on organized tours. 65% of the people that attended Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung) were foreigners. The number of tickets purchased online by foreigners is also rising. More information about the program of Sofia Opera and Ballet can be found at