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Events Calendar


Tuesday 13 November 2018
12 November 2018 - 18 November 2018
November 2018
01.11.2018
Notable Dates
01.11.2018

NEW BULGARIAN CLASSICS CYCLE

Yasen Vodenicharov – Heavenly Light for symphony orchestra (premiere);
Lyubomir Pipkov – Symphony-Concertante for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 56;
Vassil Kazandzhiev – Symphony No. 7 (world premiere)
Conductor: Gergan Tsenov;
Soloist: Lachezar Kostov, violoncello
Music and Dance Events
01.11.2018

ARA MALIKIAN – SOFIA

The violinist Ara Malikian will come back to Bulgaria for a second concert in Sofia. Last year the audience was bewitched after meeting him. Then the famous Spanish violinist of Armenian descent recounted for the first time the incredible story of his violin. Through his music Ara Malikian expresses his spirituality. He plays incredibly well not only the classics but also the music of other cultures – of the Middle East (Arabic and Hebrew), Central Europe (Gypsy and Klezmer), Argentina (tango) and Spain (flamenco).
Music and Dance Events
02.11.2018 - 04.11.2018

JUNIORS AND CADETS FENCING TOURNAMENT

Sofia Hall
The tournament was held for the first time in 2016 on the initiative of Sofia – European Capital of Sport. In 2018 will be held the 3rd edition of the tournament which attracts more and more
participants. It includes both individual and team competitions and participants of several countries will take part in it.
Sports Events
02.11.2018 - 04.11.2018

JUNIORS AND CADETS FENCING TOURNAMENT

Sofia Hall
The tournament was held for the first time in 2016 on the initiative of Sofia – European Capital of Sport. In 2018 will be held the 3rd edition of the tournament which attracts more and more
participants. It includes both individual and team competitions and participants of several countries will take part in it.
Sports Events
03.11.2018

GISELLE

Ballet by Adolphe Adam
Stage: Big stage
Entrance: 1 Vrabcha Street
Duration: 2h 30min
Intermissions: 1
Music and Dance Events
02.11.2018 - 04.11.2018

JUNIORS AND CADETS FENCING TOURNAMENT

Sofia Hall
The tournament was held for the first time in 2016 on the initiative of Sofia – European Capital of Sport. In 2018 will be held the 3rd edition of the tournament which attracts more and more
participants. It includes both individual and team competitions and participants of several countries will take part in it.
Sports Events
04.11.2018

ZORBA THE GREEK

Ballet by Mikis Theodorakis
Stage: Big stage
Entrance: 1 Vrabcha Street
Music and Dance Events
04.11.2018

RUSSIAN FAIRY TALES CYCLE

Johann Sebastian Bach – Aria Felix Mendelssohn – Concerto for violin and orchestra
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky – Piano Concerto No. 1
Conductor: Nayden Todorov
Soloists: Svetlin Rusev, violin
Lyudmil Angelov, piano
Music and Dance Events
05.11.2018 - 06.11.2018
Festivals
05.11.2018 - 06.11.2018
Festivals
06.11.2018

SOFIA BAROQUE ARTS FESTIVAL – 12TH EDITION

Antonio Vivaldi:
Concerto for violin and strings in D major
Concerto for violin and strings in B Minor
Concerto for violin and strings in D minor
Maddalena Laura Sirmen
Concerto for Violin and Strings Op.2
Antonio Vivaldi
Concerto for Four Violins and Cello in B Minor
Conductor: Ludovico Minazzi – violoncello,
Andrea Bucarella – harpsichord
Music and Dance Events
06.11.2018

ENRIQUE IGLESIAS – ALL THE HITS LIVE

Enrique Iglesias returns to Bulgaria with a lot of new hits and a mega concert in Arena Armeec Hall! The Latino star comes for the 13th birthday of Radio Energy.
Enrique will visit Sofia on his All The Hits Live tour and present his hits. The new show is accompanied by a new stage design consisting of 500 sq. m. LED wall, much more magnificent lights and pyrotechnics and powerful sound thanks to the latest technology.
Music and Dance Events
06.11.2018

PASION DE BUENA VISTA

The legendary Cuban music show Pasion de Buena Vista will be in Bulgaria this autumn.
This is one of the most awarded Latin shows with hundreds of performances in nearly 40 countries around the world. Hot rhythms, passionate dances and exciting and unforgettable melodies will take the audience on a fascinating journey through the exotic Cuban nights with the genuine joy and melancholy of life on the island. The dance show originated from the famous Buena Vista Social Club, which gathers the most popular Cuban musicians.
Music and Dance Events
07.11.2018 - 11.11.2018

BULPEK EXHIBITION

Bread and confectionery.
25th edition.
Organized by the National Branch Union of Bakers and Confectioners and Inter Expo Center.
Business Events
07.11.2018 - 11.11.2018

INTERFOOD & DRINK EXHIBITION

Profile: Food, beverages, packaging, machinery and technology.
17th edition
Organized by Inter Expo Center.
Business Events
07.11.2018 - 11.11.2018

MEATMANIA EXHIBITION

Profile: meat and meat products.
25th edition
Organized by the Association of Meat Processors in Bulgaria and Inter Expo Center.
Business Events
07.11.2018 - 11.11.2018

SIHRE EXHIBITION

SIHRE – International Exhibition of hotel, restaurant, catering and SPA equipment 18th edition.
Organized by Inter Expo Center and the National Association of Hotel, Restaurant, Cafeteria.
Business Events
07.11.2018 - 11.11.2018

THE WORLD OF MILK EXHIBITION

Exhibition of milk and dairy products.
15th edition.
Organized by Inter Expo Center and the Association of Dairy Processors in Bulgaria.
Business Events
07.11.2018 - 11.11.2018

WINE SALOON EXHIBITION

Exhibition of Wine and Spirits.
17th Edition.
Organized by Inter Expo Center and the National Vine and Wine Chamber.
Business Events
07.11.2018

OFFICIAL CHANGE OF THE GUARD IN FRONT OF THE PRESIDENCY

The ceremonial change of the guard in front of the Presidency marks the national and official holidays in Bulgaria.
The official change of the guard takes place every first Wednesday of the month.
Festivals
07.11.2018

NEW BULGARIAN CLASSICS CYCLE

Veselin Stoyanov – Festive overture;
Petko Staynov – Rachenitsa;
Lyubomir Pipkov – Rachenitsa;
Alexander Raichev – Academic overture;
Marin Goleminov – Nestinarski Dance (Fire Dance)
Pancho Vladigerov – Rhapsody "Vardar";
Conductor: Grigor Palikarov;
Featuring Folk Choir of Philip Koutev Ensemble.
Music and Dance Events
07.11.2018 - 11.11.2018

BULPEK EXHIBITION

Bread and confectionery.
25th edition.
Organized by the National Branch Union of Bakers and Confectioners and Inter Expo Center.
Business Events
07.11.2018 - 11.11.2018

INTERFOOD & DRINK EXHIBITION

Profile: Food, beverages, packaging, machinery and technology.
17th edition
Organized by Inter Expo Center.
Business Events
07.11.2018 - 11.11.2018

MEATMANIA EXHIBITION

Profile: meat and meat products.
25th edition
Organized by the Association of Meat Processors in Bulgaria and Inter Expo Center.
Business Events
07.11.2018 - 11.11.2018

SIHRE EXHIBITION

SIHRE – International Exhibition of hotel, restaurant, catering and SPA equipment 18th edition.
Organized by Inter Expo Center and the National Association of Hotel, Restaurant, Cafeteria.
Business Events
08.11.2018

St. Michael the Archangel

On November 8 we honor St. Michael the Archangel (Archangel Day). St. Michael the Archangel is one of the four archangels in the Old Testament but he is the chief archangel, the chief guardian of the Heavenly Kingdom and the chief guardian of God's law. Archangel Michael is also the leader of the angles and patron saint of soldiers. On this date Angel, Angelina, Angelinka, Archangel, Michael, Michaela, Michail, Michaila celebrate their name day.
Religious Holidays
07.11.2018 - 11.11.2018

THE WORLD OF MILK EXHIBITION

Exhibition of milk and dairy products.
15th edition.
Organized by Inter Expo Center and the Association of Dairy Processors in Bulgaria.
Business Events
07.11.2018 - 11.11.2018

WINE SALOON EXHIBITION

Exhibition of Wine and Spirits.
17th Edition.
Organized by Inter Expo Center and the National Vine and Wine Chamber.
Business Events
08.11.2018

GOLEMINOV QUARTET – CONCERTS

Haydn Quartet Op.77 No.1
Brahms – Quartet No 1.
Music and Dance Events
08.11.2018

FOLKLORE CONCERT

Featuring folklore ensembles from Nature and Knowledge Community Center.
Music and Dance Events
08.11.2018

MIHAIL BELCHEV – 50 YEARS ON STAGE

Featuring:
Bogdana Karadocheva, Vasil Naydenov, Toni Dimitrova, Stefan Dimitrov, Veselin Marinov, Neli Rangelova, Kamelia Todorova, Silvia Katsarova, Valdi Totev, Stefan Dimov and the Fine Seasons, Militsa Bozhinova, Kristina Belcheva, Yordan Karadzhov and Signal (band), Haigashod Agasyan, Dzhina Ivanova, Iliya Angelov, Bogdan Tomov, BTR, Gramophone band, Valeri Gradinarski, Georgi Denkov, Asen Maslarski, Petar Yankov, Kiril Kalev, Konstantin Belchev and Belchev Band with the special participation of Stoyan Yankulov – Stundzhi, Teodosiy Spasov, Slavey Folklore Quarter.
Actors: Silvia Lulcheva, Vlado Penev and Kalin Sarmanov
Director: Nikolay Aprilov
Music and Dance Events
07.11.2018 - 11.11.2018

BULPEK EXHIBITION

Bread and confectionery.
25th edition.
Organized by the National Branch Union of Bakers and Confectioners and Inter Expo Center.
Business Events
07.11.2018 - 11.11.2018

INTERFOOD & DRINK EXHIBITION

Profile: Food, beverages, packaging, machinery and technology.
17th edition
Organized by Inter Expo Center.
Business Events
07.11.2018 - 11.11.2018

MEATMANIA EXHIBITION

Profile: meat and meat products.
25th edition
Organized by the Association of Meat Processors in Bulgaria and Inter Expo Center.
Business Events
07.11.2018 - 11.11.2018

SIHRE EXHIBITION

SIHRE – International Exhibition of hotel, restaurant, catering and SPA equipment 18th edition.
Organized by Inter Expo Center and the National Association of Hotel, Restaurant, Cafeteria.
Business Events
07.11.2018 - 11.11.2018

THE WORLD OF MILK EXHIBITION

Exhibition of milk and dairy products.
15th edition.
Organized by Inter Expo Center and the Association of Dairy Processors in Bulgaria.
Business Events
07.11.2018 - 11.11.2018

WINE SALOON EXHIBITION

Exhibition of Wine and Spirits.
17th Edition.
Organized by Inter Expo Center and the National Vine and Wine Chamber.
Business Events
09.11.2018

CONCERT OF PETER CETERA

Peter Cetera, from the rock band Chicago, for the first time in Bulgaria with a concert.
The legendary singer and song-writer with an impressive career will perform the most popular and beloved songs of Chicago such as „If you leave me now”, “Hard to say I`m sorry”, “You`re the inspiration”, “Hard habit to break” and many other songs from the 18 albums that he has created with the rock band. Cetera will also present his own songs part of his 8 solo albums. We will hear “Glory of Love”, “Next Time I fall” with Аmy Grant, “Forever Tonight” with Crystal Bernard and many others.
Music and Dance Events
07.11.2018 - 11.11.2018

BULPEK EXHIBITION

Bread and confectionery.
25th edition.
Organized by the National Branch Union of Bakers and Confectioners and Inter Expo Center.
Business Events
07.11.2018 - 11.11.2018

INTERFOOD & DRINK EXHIBITION

Profile: Food, beverages, packaging, machinery and technology.
17th edition
Organized by Inter Expo Center.
Business Events
07.11.2018 - 11.11.2018

MEATMANIA EXHIBITION

Profile: meat and meat products.
25th edition
Organized by the Association of Meat Processors in Bulgaria and Inter Expo Center.
Business Events
07.11.2018 - 11.11.2018

SIHRE EXHIBITION

SIHRE – International Exhibition of hotel, restaurant, catering and SPA equipment 18th edition.
Organized by Inter Expo Center and the National Association of Hotel, Restaurant, Cafeteria.
Business Events
07.11.2018 - 11.11.2018

THE WORLD OF MILK EXHIBITION

Exhibition of milk and dairy products.
15th edition.
Organized by Inter Expo Center and the Association of Dairy Processors in Bulgaria.
Business Events
07.11.2018 - 11.11.2018

WINE SALOON EXHIBITION

Exhibition of Wine and Spirits.
17th Edition.
Organized by Inter Expo Center and the National Vine and Wine Chamber.
Business Events
10.11.2018

LA BAYADЕ́ RE

Ballet by Ludwig Minkus
Stage: Big stage
Entrance: 1 Vrabcha Street
Duration: 3h15min
Intermissions: 1
Music and Dance Events
10.11.2018

VASKO VASILEV – TOUR

After becoming the first Bulgarian instrumentalist that filled Arenan Armeec, Vasko Vasilev has decided to hold two consecutive concerts at the National Palace of Culture. Sofia is the final stop of his tour in November.
Music and Dance Events
07.11.2018 - 11.11.2018

BULPEK EXHIBITION

Bread and confectionery.
25th edition.
Organized by the National Branch Union of Bakers and Confectioners and Inter Expo Center.
Business Events
07.11.2018 - 11.11.2018

INTERFOOD & DRINK EXHIBITION

Profile: Food, beverages, packaging, machinery and technology.
17th edition
Organized by Inter Expo Center.
Business Events
07.11.2018 - 11.11.2018

MEATMANIA EXHIBITION

Profile: meat and meat products.
25th edition
Organized by the Association of Meat Processors in Bulgaria and Inter Expo Center.
Business Events
07.11.2018 - 11.11.2018

SIHRE EXHIBITION

SIHRE – International Exhibition of hotel, restaurant, catering and SPA equipment 18th edition.
Organized by Inter Expo Center and the National Association of Hotel, Restaurant, Cafeteria.
Business Events
07.11.2018 - 11.11.2018

THE WORLD OF MILK EXHIBITION

Exhibition of milk and dairy products.
15th edition.
Organized by Inter Expo Center and the Association of Dairy Processors in Bulgaria.
Business Events
07.11.2018 - 11.11.2018

WINE SALOON EXHIBITION

Exhibition of Wine and Spirits.
17th Edition.
Organized by Inter Expo Center and the National Vine and Wine Chamber.
Business Events
11.11.2018

MASTERPIECES OF XX CENTURY CYCLE – CONCERT

The legendary conductor Antoni Wit will conduct the concert dedicated to Poland’s National Day. A student of the great Krzysztof Penderecki, an assistant of Herbert von Karajan, a long-time director and chief conductor of the Polish Television and Radio Orchestra, an artistic director of the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra – he is one of the few conductors that has received a Grammy,
Fryderyk Awards and Cannes Classical Awards.
Stanisław Moniuszko – Overture to the opera Paria;
Mieczyslaw Karlowicz. Concerto for violin & orchestra;
Witold Lutoslawski – Concerto for Orchestra;
Conductor: Antoni Wit
Soloist: Agata Szymczewska, violin
Music and Dance Events
11.11.2018

VASKO VASILEV – TOUR

After becoming the first Bulgarian instrumentalist that filled Arenan Armeec, Vasko Vasilev has decided to hold two consecutive concerts at the National Palace of Culture. Sofia is the final stop of his tour in November.
Music and Dance Events
12.11.2018

SINATRA: VEGAS 2 – FEATURING VASIL PETROV

This is the second edition of Sinatra: Vegas where Vasil Petrov will perform another spectacular show with a new artistic and musical program. Once again accompanied by Big Band, there will be a mix of swing, jazz and bossa nova and Frank Sinatra's everlasting hits. Blues and soul performer Bruce Johnson (USA) will be a special guest, and Vasil Petrov and Bruce Johnson will be accompanied by the pop singer Mihaela Fileva.
Directed by Alex Bornaz and Rumen Grigorov.
Music and Dance Events
13.11.2018

GOLEMINOV QUARTET – CONCERTS

Haydn Quartet Op.77 No.1
Brahms – Quartet No 1.
Music and Dance Events
13.11.2018
Festivals
15.11.2018 - 29.11.2018

Cinemania (Kinomania) 2018

For the past 32 years the festival has turned into an eagerly awaited event with a lot of followers. The program includes 50 titles combining some of the best and most powerful international movies released in the last two years and which haven’t been screened in Bulgaria. Along with the hottest movie premieres and festival favorites, Cinemania presents musicals, documentaries about the history of cinema, movie masterpieces, and a rich program for children. For years it has maintained a fruitful partnership with the French Cultural Institute and the French Film Festival. In recent years, the ”Culinary Cinema” section has become more and more popular.
This year, the Festival will be held under the motto “The Great Movies Ahead of the Big Awards” as the organizers want to highlight the good selection of movies that the audience will be able to watch before their worldwide recognition at the most prestigious film awards.
Cinemania is part of the Culture Event Calendar of Sofia Municipality for 2018 and begins with the screening of the Bulgarian movie The Time is Ours.
This year the festival has a new logo and vision and the tickets can also be purchased online - https://www.kinomania.bg/bg_BG/programa.html
With each passing year, the festival is becoming more and more popular and is one of the most eagerly awaited cultural events in Bulgaria in November.
Festivals
15.11.2018

THE PIANISTS CYCLE – CONCERT

Piano Extravaganza – closing concert;
Leopold Kozeluch – Piano Concerto for 4 Hands /soloists: Marco Schiavo and Sergio Marchegiani/
Nikolai Kapustin – Concerto for piano and orchestra No 4 /soloist: Lyudmil Angelov/
Conductor: Rosen Gergov
Soloists: Lyudmil Angelov, Marco Schiavo,Sergio Marchegiani and Victoria Vassilenko.
Music and Dance Events
15.11.2018 - 29.11.2018

Cinemania (Kinomania) 2018

For the past 32 years the festival has turned into an eagerly awaited event with a lot of followers. The program includes 50 titles combining some of the best and most powerful international movies released in the last two years and which haven’t been screened in Bulgaria. Along with the hottest movie premieres and festival favorites, Cinemania presents musicals, documentaries about the history of cinema, movie masterpieces, and a rich program for children. For years it has maintained a fruitful partnership with the French Cultural Institute and the French Film Festival. In recent years, the ”Culinary Cinema” section has become more and more popular.
This year, the Festival will be held under the motto “The Great Movies Ahead of the Big Awards” as the organizers want to highlight the good selection of movies that the audience will be able to watch before their worldwide recognition at the most prestigious film awards.
Cinemania is part of the Culture Event Calendar of Sofia Municipality for 2018 and begins with the screening of the Bulgarian movie The Time is Ours.
This year the festival has a new logo and vision and the tickets can also be purchased online - https://www.kinomania.bg/bg_BG/programa.html
With each passing year, the festival is becoming more and more popular and is one of the most eagerly awaited cultural events in Bulgaria in November.
Festivals
16.11.2018 - 18.11.2018

TEA EXHIBITION – FESTEAVAL

There isn't another event like this in Bulgaria. The aim is to create a cozy and magical atmosphere and bring together dozens of tea exhibitors. These days more and more people associate drinking tea with being healthy and thus we want each visitor to have a cup of tea while getting to know the variety of products presented by our exhibitors.
Festivals
16.11.2018

CONCERT OF SOFIA SINFONIETTA

Anniversaries of prominent composers Cycle
Conductor – Svilen Simeonov; soloist – Pen Enflo, piano
Music and Dance Events
16.11.2018

CONCERT OF ALESSANDRO SAFINA

The world famous Italian tenor Alessandro Safina will hold his first concert in Bulgaria accompanied by Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra. He has created a unique style that unites elements of classical, soul and musical that Safina himself calls opera rock. Thus, he is incredibly famous in Europe, Russia, Ukraine, the USA, England, Canada, Australia, China, Japan and Malaysia.
Music and Dance Events
15.11.2018 - 29.11.2018

Cinemania (Kinomania) 2018

For the past 32 years the festival has turned into an eagerly awaited event with a lot of followers. The program includes 50 titles combining some of the best and most powerful international movies released in the last two years and which haven’t been screened in Bulgaria. Along with the hottest movie premieres and festival favorites, Cinemania presents musicals, documentaries about the history of cinema, movie masterpieces, and a rich program for children. For years it has maintained a fruitful partnership with the French Cultural Institute and the French Film Festival. In recent years, the ”Culinary Cinema” section has become more and more popular.
This year, the Festival will be held under the motto “The Great Movies Ahead of the Big Awards” as the organizers want to highlight the good selection of movies that the audience will be able to watch before their worldwide recognition at the most prestigious film awards.
Cinemania is part of the Culture Event Calendar of Sofia Municipality for 2018 and begins with the screening of the Bulgarian movie The Time is Ours.
This year the festival has a new logo and vision and the tickets can also be purchased online - https://www.kinomania.bg/bg_BG/programa.html
With each passing year, the festival is becoming more and more popular and is one of the most eagerly awaited cultural events in Bulgaria in November.
Festivals
16.11.2018 - 18.11.2018

TEA EXHIBITION – FESTEAVAL

There isn't another event like this in Bulgaria. The aim is to create a cozy and magical atmosphere and bring together dozens of tea exhibitors. These days more and more people associate drinking tea with being healthy and thus we want each visitor to have a cup of tea while getting to know the variety of products presented by our exhibitors.
Festivals
17.11.2018

THEATER NIGHT

Various Theatres in Sofia.
European Theater Night unifies everyone who loves theatres and the theatre art regardless of their origin, language and religion.
Festivals
17.11.2018

SIMON BOCCANEGRA – PREMIERE

Simon Boccanegra is an opera by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave with whom Verdi created some of his most successful works such as Rigoletto and La traviata. The action takes place in Genoa in the 14th century.
Stage: Big Stage
Entrance: 1 Vrabcha Street
Music and Dance Events
15.11.2018 - 29.11.2018

Cinemania (Kinomania) 2018

For the past 32 years the festival has turned into an eagerly awaited event with a lot of followers. The program includes 50 titles combining some of the best and most powerful international movies released in the last two years and which haven’t been screened in Bulgaria. Along with the hottest movie premieres and festival favorites, Cinemania presents musicals, documentaries about the history of cinema, movie masterpieces, and a rich program for children. For years it has maintained a fruitful partnership with the French Cultural Institute and the French Film Festival. In recent years, the ”Culinary Cinema” section has become more and more popular.
This year, the Festival will be held under the motto “The Great Movies Ahead of the Big Awards” as the organizers want to highlight the good selection of movies that the audience will be able to watch before their worldwide recognition at the most prestigious film awards.
Cinemania is part of the Culture Event Calendar of Sofia Municipality for 2018 and begins with the screening of the Bulgarian movie The Time is Ours.
This year the festival has a new logo and vision and the tickets can also be purchased online - https://www.kinomania.bg/bg_BG/programa.html
With each passing year, the festival is becoming more and more popular and is one of the most eagerly awaited cultural events in Bulgaria in November.
Festivals
18.11.2018 - 19.11.2018

SOFIA OPEN – INTERNATIONAL TAEKWON-DO TOURNAMENT

This is the largest tournament in taekwondo (non-Olympic version) attended by nearly 1000 contestants divided in different age groups.
Sports Events
16.11.2018 - 18.11.2018

TEA EXHIBITION – FESTEAVAL

There isn't another event like this in Bulgaria. The aim is to create a cozy and magical atmosphere and bring together dozens of tea exhibitors. These days more and more people associate drinking tea with being healthy and thus we want each visitor to have a cup of tea while getting to know the variety of products presented by our exhibitors.
Festivals
18.11.2018

SIMON BOCCANEGRA – PREMIERE

Simon Boccanegra is an opera by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave with whom Verdi created some of his most successful works such as Rigoletto and La traviata. The action takes place in Genoa in the 14th century.
Stage: Big Stage
Entrance: 1 Vrabcha Street
Music and Dance Events
18.11.2018

YAMATO – THE DRUMMERS OF JAPAN

The Japanese drummers Yamato will present The Challenge.
For 25 years now, with their creativity and unique approach they have been taking over the world stage.
Twelve drummers come onto the stage and start to play the drums. They play the big taiko drum made of a 500-year-old tree. This is their talisman, this is Yamato’s sacred drum. This band always delights their fans with their original and unique approach towards the traditional Japanese percussion instruments wadaiko. The art of wadaiko has inspired many people throughout history.
Yamato have preserved this tradition in their hearts and continue to recreate it and mix it with their contemporary and vibrant art.
Music and Dance Events
15.11.2018 - 29.11.2018

Cinemania (Kinomania) 2018

For the past 32 years the festival has turned into an eagerly awaited event with a lot of followers. The program includes 50 titles combining some of the best and most powerful international movies released in the last two years and which haven’t been screened in Bulgaria. Along with the hottest movie premieres and festival favorites, Cinemania presents musicals, documentaries about the history of cinema, movie masterpieces, and a rich program for children. For years it has maintained a fruitful partnership with the French Cultural Institute and the French Film Festival. In recent years, the ”Culinary Cinema” section has become more and more popular.
This year, the Festival will be held under the motto “The Great Movies Ahead of the Big Awards” as the organizers want to highlight the good selection of movies that the audience will be able to watch before their worldwide recognition at the most prestigious film awards.
Cinemania is part of the Culture Event Calendar of Sofia Municipality for 2018 and begins with the screening of the Bulgarian movie The Time is Ours.
This year the festival has a new logo and vision and the tickets can also be purchased online - https://www.kinomania.bg/bg_BG/programa.html
With each passing year, the festival is becoming more and more popular and is one of the most eagerly awaited cultural events in Bulgaria in November.
Festivals
18.11.2018 - 19.11.2018

SOFIA OPEN – INTERNATIONAL TAEKWON-DO TOURNAMENT

This is the largest tournament in taekwondo (non-Olympic version) attended by nearly 1000 contestants divided in different age groups.
Sports Events
19.11.2018
Music and Dance Events
15.11.2018 - 29.11.2018

Cinemania (Kinomania) 2018

For the past 32 years the festival has turned into an eagerly awaited event with a lot of followers. The program includes 50 titles combining some of the best and most powerful international movies released in the last two years and which haven’t been screened in Bulgaria. Along with the hottest movie premieres and festival favorites, Cinemania presents musicals, documentaries about the history of cinema, movie masterpieces, and a rich program for children. For years it has maintained a fruitful partnership with the French Cultural Institute and the French Film Festival. In recent years, the ”Culinary Cinema” section has become more and more popular.
This year, the Festival will be held under the motto “The Great Movies Ahead of the Big Awards” as the organizers want to highlight the good selection of movies that the audience will be able to watch before their worldwide recognition at the most prestigious film awards.
Cinemania is part of the Culture Event Calendar of Sofia Municipality for 2018 and begins with the screening of the Bulgarian movie The Time is Ours.
This year the festival has a new logo and vision and the tickets can also be purchased online - https://www.kinomania.bg/bg_BG/programa.html
With each passing year, the festival is becoming more and more popular and is one of the most eagerly awaited cultural events in Bulgaria in November.
Festivals
20.11.2018

CHRISTIAN FAMILY DAY

Concert featuring ensembles from the Community Center.
Music and Dance Events
20.11.2018

SIMON BOCCANEGRA – PREMIERE

Simon Boccanegra is an opera by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave with whom Verdi created some of his most successful works such as Rigoletto and La traviata. The action takes place in Genoa in the 14th century.
Stage: Big Stage
Entrance: 1 Vrabcha Street
Music and Dance Events
20.11.2018

BREAKIN`MOZART – KLASSIK MEETS BREAKDANCE

Breakin`Mozart is a unique mixture of classical music, spectacular breakdance performances and unique choreography. The multimedia dance show brings together Mozart and the breakdance and mixes effectively the contemporary elements of urban culture and the elegance of classical music.
Breakin` Mozart shows that the works of Mozart can be presented in a modern style - funky, rock'n'roll, even – techno.
Music and Dance Events
15.11.2018 - 29.11.2018

Cinemania (Kinomania) 2018

For the past 32 years the festival has turned into an eagerly awaited event with a lot of followers. The program includes 50 titles combining some of the best and most powerful international movies released in the last two years and which haven’t been screened in Bulgaria. Along with the hottest movie premieres and festival favorites, Cinemania presents musicals, documentaries about the history of cinema, movie masterpieces, and a rich program for children. For years it has maintained a fruitful partnership with the French Cultural Institute and the French Film Festival. In recent years, the ”Culinary Cinema” section has become more and more popular.
This year, the Festival will be held under the motto “The Great Movies Ahead of the Big Awards” as the organizers want to highlight the good selection of movies that the audience will be able to watch before their worldwide recognition at the most prestigious film awards.
Cinemania is part of the Culture Event Calendar of Sofia Municipality for 2018 and begins with the screening of the Bulgarian movie The Time is Ours.
This year the festival has a new logo and vision and the tickets can also be purchased online - https://www.kinomania.bg/bg_BG/programa.html
With each passing year, the festival is becoming more and more popular and is one of the most eagerly awaited cultural events in Bulgaria in November.
Festivals
21.11.2018

Virgin Mary

On November 21 the Church honors the greatest liturgical feast in autumn – the Presentation of Mary. The Entry of the Most Holy Theotokos into the Temple reminds us how Joachim and Anne brought their three-year-old daughter to the Temple in Jerusalem, how she was brought up to love God and how she acquired her virtues.
In Bulgaria, Orthodox Youth and Family Day is also on November 21. On this day the family gathers and celebrates the feast. These two feasts send a beautiful message regarding the Christian morals and the beauty in human relations.
Religious Holidays
21.11.2018

STUDIO MUSIC

Educational concert for people of all ages.
Music and Dance Events
21.11.2018

SIMON BOCCANEGRA – PREMIERE

Simon Boccanegra is an opera by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave with whom Verdi created some of his most successful works such as Rigoletto and La traviata. The action takes place in Genoa in the 14th century.
Stage: Big Stage
Entrance: 1 Vrabcha Street
Music and Dance Events
21.11.2018

CONCERT OF PAATA BURCHULADZE

The great Georgian operatic bass Paata Burchuladze will hold a concert presenting his best pieces.
Accompanied by Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra the star will present scenes from the opera that has brought him international fame - Boris Godunov by Modest Mussorgsky.
Music and Dance Events
15.11.2018 - 29.11.2018

Cinemania (Kinomania) 2018

For the past 32 years the festival has turned into an eagerly awaited event with a lot of followers. The program includes 50 titles combining some of the best and most powerful international movies released in the last two years and which haven’t been screened in Bulgaria. Along with the hottest movie premieres and festival favorites, Cinemania presents musicals, documentaries about the history of cinema, movie masterpieces, and a rich program for children. For years it has maintained a fruitful partnership with the French Cultural Institute and the French Film Festival. In recent years, the ”Culinary Cinema” section has become more and more popular.
This year, the Festival will be held under the motto “The Great Movies Ahead of the Big Awards” as the organizers want to highlight the good selection of movies that the audience will be able to watch before their worldwide recognition at the most prestigious film awards.
Cinemania is part of the Culture Event Calendar of Sofia Municipality for 2018 and begins with the screening of the Bulgarian movie The Time is Ours.
This year the festival has a new logo and vision and the tickets can also be purchased online - https://www.kinomania.bg/bg_BG/programa.html
With each passing year, the festival is becoming more and more popular and is one of the most eagerly awaited cultural events in Bulgaria in November.
Festivals
22.11.2018

SIMON BOCCANEGRA – PREMIERE

Simon Boccanegra is an opera by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave with whom Verdi created some of his most successful works such as Rigoletto and La traviata. The action takes place in Genoa in the 14th century.
Stage: Big Stage
Entrance: 1 Vrabcha Street
Music and Dance Events
22.11.2018

THE FOURTH CYCLE

Sergei Prokofiev – Concerto for violin and orchestra №1
Gustav Mahler – Symphony No. 4;
Conductor: Jorma Panula
Soloists: Lia Petrova, violin; Maria Radoeva, soprano
Music and Dance Events
15.11.2018 - 29.11.2018

Cinemania (Kinomania) 2018

For the past 32 years the festival has turned into an eagerly awaited event with a lot of followers. The program includes 50 titles combining some of the best and most powerful international movies released in the last two years and which haven’t been screened in Bulgaria. Along with the hottest movie premieres and festival favorites, Cinemania presents musicals, documentaries about the history of cinema, movie masterpieces, and a rich program for children. For years it has maintained a fruitful partnership with the French Cultural Institute and the French Film Festival. In recent years, the ”Culinary Cinema” section has become more and more popular.
This year, the Festival will be held under the motto “The Great Movies Ahead of the Big Awards” as the organizers want to highlight the good selection of movies that the audience will be able to watch before their worldwide recognition at the most prestigious film awards.
Cinemania is part of the Culture Event Calendar of Sofia Municipality for 2018 and begins with the screening of the Bulgarian movie The Time is Ours.
This year the festival has a new logo and vision and the tickets can also be purchased online - https://www.kinomania.bg/bg_BG/programa.html
With each passing year, the festival is becoming more and more popular and is one of the most eagerly awaited cultural events in Bulgaria in November.
Festivals
23.11.2018

SOFIA SINFONIETTA

Anniversaries of prominent composers Cycle and World and Bulgarian Premieres Cycleл. Conductor: Kiril Lambov.
Music and Dance Events
15.11.2018 - 29.11.2018

Cinemania (Kinomania) 2018

For the past 32 years the festival has turned into an eagerly awaited event with a lot of followers. The program includes 50 titles combining some of the best and most powerful international movies released in the last two years and which haven’t been screened in Bulgaria. Along with the hottest movie premieres and festival favorites, Cinemania presents musicals, documentaries about the history of cinema, movie masterpieces, and a rich program for children. For years it has maintained a fruitful partnership with the French Cultural Institute and the French Film Festival. In recent years, the ”Culinary Cinema” section has become more and more popular.
This year, the Festival will be held under the motto “The Great Movies Ahead of the Big Awards” as the organizers want to highlight the good selection of movies that the audience will be able to watch before their worldwide recognition at the most prestigious film awards.
Cinemania is part of the Culture Event Calendar of Sofia Municipality for 2018 and begins with the screening of the Bulgarian movie The Time is Ours.
This year the festival has a new logo and vision and the tickets can also be purchased online - https://www.kinomania.bg/bg_BG/programa.html
With each passing year, the festival is becoming more and more popular and is one of the most eagerly awaited cultural events in Bulgaria in November.
Festivals
15.11.2018 - 29.11.2018

Cinemania (Kinomania) 2018

For the past 32 years the festival has turned into an eagerly awaited event with a lot of followers. The program includes 50 titles combining some of the best and most powerful international movies released in the last two years and which haven’t been screened in Bulgaria. Along with the hottest movie premieres and festival favorites, Cinemania presents musicals, documentaries about the history of cinema, movie masterpieces, and a rich program for children. For years it has maintained a fruitful partnership with the French Cultural Institute and the French Film Festival. In recent years, the ”Culinary Cinema” section has become more and more popular.
This year, the Festival will be held under the motto “The Great Movies Ahead of the Big Awards” as the organizers want to highlight the good selection of movies that the audience will be able to watch before their worldwide recognition at the most prestigious film awards.
Cinemania is part of the Culture Event Calendar of Sofia Municipality for 2018 and begins with the screening of the Bulgarian movie The Time is Ours.
This year the festival has a new logo and vision and the tickets can also be purchased online - https://www.kinomania.bg/bg_BG/programa.html
With each passing year, the festival is becoming more and more popular and is one of the most eagerly awaited cultural events in Bulgaria in November.
Festivals
25.11.2018

Saint Clement of Ohrid

On November 25, the Orthodox Church honors the memory of two beloved Christian figures - Saint Clement of Ohrid and Saint Clement of Rome. Saint Clement of Ohrid – the founder of the Ohrid Literary School, was a disciple of Saints Cyril and Methodius, a Bulgarian scholar and the first Bulgarian bishop who preached in the Old Bulgarian language. He is one of the Seven Apostles of Bulgaria and a patron saint of the biggest university in Bulgaria – Sofia University.
Saint Clement of Rome (or Pope Clement I) is one of the first bishops of former Serdica (present-day Sofia). On November 25 Clement and Clementina celebrate their name day.
Religious Holidays
15.11.2018 - 29.11.2018

Cinemania (Kinomania) 2018

For the past 32 years the festival has turned into an eagerly awaited event with a lot of followers. The program includes 50 titles combining some of the best and most powerful international movies released in the last two years and which haven’t been screened in Bulgaria. Along with the hottest movie premieres and festival favorites, Cinemania presents musicals, documentaries about the history of cinema, movie masterpieces, and a rich program for children. For years it has maintained a fruitful partnership with the French Cultural Institute and the French Film Festival. In recent years, the ”Culinary Cinema” section has become more and more popular.
This year, the Festival will be held under the motto “The Great Movies Ahead of the Big Awards” as the organizers want to highlight the good selection of movies that the audience will be able to watch before their worldwide recognition at the most prestigious film awards.
Cinemania is part of the Culture Event Calendar of Sofia Municipality for 2018 and begins with the screening of the Bulgarian movie The Time is Ours.
This year the festival has a new logo and vision and the tickets can also be purchased online - https://www.kinomania.bg/bg_BG/programa.html
With each passing year, the festival is becoming more and more popular and is one of the most eagerly awaited cultural events in Bulgaria in November.
Festivals
15.11.2018 - 29.11.2018

Cinemania (Kinomania) 2018

For the past 32 years the festival has turned into an eagerly awaited event with a lot of followers. The program includes 50 titles combining some of the best and most powerful international movies released in the last two years and which haven’t been screened in Bulgaria. Along with the hottest movie premieres and festival favorites, Cinemania presents musicals, documentaries about the history of cinema, movie masterpieces, and a rich program for children. For years it has maintained a fruitful partnership with the French Cultural Institute and the French Film Festival. In recent years, the ”Culinary Cinema” section has become more and more popular.
This year, the Festival will be held under the motto “The Great Movies Ahead of the Big Awards” as the organizers want to highlight the good selection of movies that the audience will be able to watch before their worldwide recognition at the most prestigious film awards.
Cinemania is part of the Culture Event Calendar of Sofia Municipality for 2018 and begins with the screening of the Bulgarian movie The Time is Ours.
This year the festival has a new logo and vision and the tickets can also be purchased online - https://www.kinomania.bg/bg_BG/programa.html
With each passing year, the festival is becoming more and more popular and is one of the most eagerly awaited cultural events in Bulgaria in November.
Festivals
15.11.2018 - 29.11.2018

Cinemania (Kinomania) 2018

For the past 32 years the festival has turned into an eagerly awaited event with a lot of followers. The program includes 50 titles combining some of the best and most powerful international movies released in the last two years and which haven’t been screened in Bulgaria. Along with the hottest movie premieres and festival favorites, Cinemania presents musicals, documentaries about the history of cinema, movie masterpieces, and a rich program for children. For years it has maintained a fruitful partnership with the French Cultural Institute and the French Film Festival. In recent years, the ”Culinary Cinema” section has become more and more popular.
This year, the Festival will be held under the motto “The Great Movies Ahead of the Big Awards” as the organizers want to highlight the good selection of movies that the audience will be able to watch before their worldwide recognition at the most prestigious film awards.
Cinemania is part of the Culture Event Calendar of Sofia Municipality for 2018 and begins with the screening of the Bulgarian movie The Time is Ours.
This year the festival has a new logo and vision and the tickets can also be purchased online - https://www.kinomania.bg/bg_BG/programa.html
With each passing year, the festival is becoming more and more popular and is one of the most eagerly awaited cultural events in Bulgaria in November.
Festivals
15.11.2018 - 29.11.2018

Cinemania (Kinomania) 2018

For the past 32 years the festival has turned into an eagerly awaited event with a lot of followers. The program includes 50 titles combining some of the best and most powerful international movies released in the last two years and which haven’t been screened in Bulgaria. Along with the hottest movie premieres and festival favorites, Cinemania presents musicals, documentaries about the history of cinema, movie masterpieces, and a rich program for children. For years it has maintained a fruitful partnership with the French Cultural Institute and the French Film Festival. In recent years, the ”Culinary Cinema” section has become more and more popular.
This year, the Festival will be held under the motto “The Great Movies Ahead of the Big Awards” as the organizers want to highlight the good selection of movies that the audience will be able to watch before their worldwide recognition at the most prestigious film awards.
Cinemania is part of the Culture Event Calendar of Sofia Municipality for 2018 and begins with the screening of the Bulgarian movie The Time is Ours.
This year the festival has a new logo and vision and the tickets can also be purchased online - https://www.kinomania.bg/bg_BG/programa.html
With each passing year, the festival is becoming more and more popular and is one of the most eagerly awaited cultural events in Bulgaria in November.
Festivals