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Monday 21 October 2019
21 October 2019 - 27 October 2019
October 2019
18.10.2019 - 24.10.2019

ACT Festival of independent theatre

The Red House Center for Culture and Debate, Azaryan Theater, Sfumato Theatre-Laboratory, Derida Dance Center, Goethe-Institut Bulgaria, French Institute in Bulgaria, Etude Gallery 2.0 Gallery and others.
The ACT Festival has an eight-year history and has proven to be a showcase of the best achievements in the free performing arts scene in Bulgaria. It is aimed at the creators and audiences of professional independent theater and dance troupes and is adapted for the foreign guests of the capital.
The international program is an opportunity for professional exchange as it is attended by some of the most up-to-date, independent European companies.
We anticipate the presentation of four performances by Joris Lacoste (France), Motus (Italy), choreographer Edivaldo Ernesto (Germany) and a performance from Israel. The event will meet 40 acclaimed foreign experts with Bulgarian professionals and provide opportunities for collaborations and future projects.

Festivals
01.10.2019 - 11.12.2019

Baroque Arts Festival – 13 th Edition

The festival is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality. It has established itself as the only festival in Bulgaria about ancient music. It presents the European musical art through historically informed performance and instruments relevant to the era during which the music pieces were created, and thus places Sofia among the hosts of such festivals - Barcelona, London, Berlin, Istanbul, Bucharest and others. The festival is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality for 2019.
https://sofiabaroque.org
Festivals
01.10.2019 - 11.12.2019

Baroque Arts Festival – 13th Edition

Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski - Ceremonial Hall, Serdica's Largo, National Academy of Music Hall, Bulgaria Hall, 5 Oborishte N5 Hall, Vasilevi Brothers Business Center, Nadezhda MCI
The festival is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality. It has established itself as the only festival in Bulgaria about ancient music. It presents the European musical art through historically informed performance and instruments relevant to the era in which the works were created, and thus places Sofia among the hosts of such festivals - Barcelona, London, Berlin, Istanbul, Bucharest and others.
Festivals
28.09.2019 - 23.11.2019

Piano Extravaganza Festival

Bulgaria Hall,
Bulgaria Chamber Hall
Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski - Ceremonial Hall,
At its 9th edition, Piano Extravaganza Festival will present eight piano recitals, one chamber music concerts, one jazz concert, one music evening and “Open doors day” for adults and children. The extraordinary artists and the variety of the repertoire of the 12 events will satisfy even the most sophisticated connoisseurs.
The event has become a music festival with a distinct theme, which makes it unique in its character and program content.
The program of the event includes, along with the well-known masterpieces of classical music, works of similarly high quality, but rarely performed or by authors left undeservedly in the shadow of the most brilliant composers.
The festival is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality
Festivals
12.09.2019 - 16.02.2020

Words, Images, Places - 140 years since the proclamation of Sofia as Capital of Bulgaria

The exposition includes works presenting the city from the end of the 19th century to present day. In addition to the paintings, there will also be postcards, photos and texts where you can read the impressions of Bulgarian and foreign travelers, diplomats and intellectuals regarding the changes and development of the city over the years - architectural, social, political events and people's participation in them.
Exhibitions
18.10.2019 - 24.10.2019

ACT Festival of independent theatre

The Red House Center for Culture and Debate, Azaryan Theater, Sfumato Theatre-Laboratory, Derida Dance Center, Goethe-Institut Bulgaria, French Institute in Bulgaria, Etude Gallery 2.0 Gallery and others.
The ACT Festival has an eight-year history and has proven to be a showcase of the best achievements in the free performing arts scene in Bulgaria. It is aimed at the creators and audiences of professional independent theater and dance troupes and is adapted for the foreign guests of the capital.
The international program is an opportunity for professional exchange as it is attended by some of the most up-to-date, independent European companies.
We anticipate the presentation of four performances by Joris Lacoste (France), Motus (Italy), choreographer Edivaldo Ernesto (Germany) and a performance from Israel. The event will meet 40 acclaimed foreign experts with Bulgarian professionals and provide opportunities for collaborations and future projects.

Festivals
01.10.2019 - 11.12.2019

Baroque Arts Festival – 13 th Edition

The festival is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality. It has established itself as the only festival in Bulgaria about ancient music. It presents the European musical art through historically informed performance and instruments relevant to the era during which the music pieces were created, and thus places Sofia among the hosts of such festivals - Barcelona, London, Berlin, Istanbul, Bucharest and others. The festival is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality for 2019.
https://sofiabaroque.org
Festivals
01.10.2019 - 11.12.2019

Baroque Arts Festival – 13th Edition

Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski - Ceremonial Hall, Serdica's Largo, National Academy of Music Hall, Bulgaria Hall, 5 Oborishte N5 Hall, Vasilevi Brothers Business Center, Nadezhda MCI
The festival is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality. It has established itself as the only festival in Bulgaria about ancient music. It presents the European musical art through historically informed performance and instruments relevant to the era in which the works were created, and thus places Sofia among the hosts of such festivals - Barcelona, London, Berlin, Istanbul, Bucharest and others.
Festivals
28.09.2019 - 23.11.2019

Piano Extravaganza Festival

Bulgaria Hall,
Bulgaria Chamber Hall
Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski - Ceremonial Hall,
At its 9th edition, Piano Extravaganza Festival will present eight piano recitals, one chamber music concerts, one jazz concert, one music evening and “Open doors day” for adults and children. The extraordinary artists and the variety of the repertoire of the 12 events will satisfy even the most sophisticated connoisseurs.
The event has become a music festival with a distinct theme, which makes it unique in its character and program content.
The program of the event includes, along with the well-known masterpieces of classical music, works of similarly high quality, but rarely performed or by authors left undeservedly in the shadow of the most brilliant composers.
The festival is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality
Festivals
12.09.2019 - 16.02.2020

Words, Images, Places - 140 years since the proclamation of Sofia as Capital of Bulgaria

The exposition includes works presenting the city from the end of the 19th century to present day. In addition to the paintings, there will also be postcards, photos and texts where you can read the impressions of Bulgarian and foreign travelers, diplomats and intellectuals regarding the changes and development of the city over the years - architectural, social, political events and people's participation in them.
Exhibitions
22.10.2019

Maria Ilieva

The Queen of contemporary Bulgarian pop music presents her new album "Everything - the Best of Maria Ilieva" with a tour around Bulgaria!
The tour will introduce in a new way some of the singer's biggest hits from the beginning of her career to the present.
Maria Ilieva has chosen to be accompanied by some of the best Bulgarian musicians - Georgi Yanev (music director and guitarist), Martin Tashev (trumpet and vocals), Milen Kukosharov (arrangements and keyboards), Vasil Vutev (drums), Mladen Dimitrov (percussion, programming and synthesizer), Evden Dimitrov (bass guitar).

Music and Dance Events
18.10.2019 - 24.10.2019

ACT Festival of independent theatre

The Red House Center for Culture and Debate, Azaryan Theater, Sfumato Theatre-Laboratory, Derida Dance Center, Goethe-Institut Bulgaria, French Institute in Bulgaria, Etude Gallery 2.0 Gallery and others.
The ACT Festival has an eight-year history and has proven to be a showcase of the best achievements in the free performing arts scene in Bulgaria. It is aimed at the creators and audiences of professional independent theater and dance troupes and is adapted for the foreign guests of the capital.
The international program is an opportunity for professional exchange as it is attended by some of the most up-to-date, independent European companies.
We anticipate the presentation of four performances by Joris Lacoste (France), Motus (Italy), choreographer Edivaldo Ernesto (Germany) and a performance from Israel. The event will meet 40 acclaimed foreign experts with Bulgarian professionals and provide opportunities for collaborations and future projects.

Festivals
01.10.2019 - 11.12.2019

Baroque Arts Festival – 13 th Edition

The festival is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality. It has established itself as the only festival in Bulgaria about ancient music. It presents the European musical art through historically informed performance and instruments relevant to the era during which the music pieces were created, and thus places Sofia among the hosts of such festivals - Barcelona, London, Berlin, Istanbul, Bucharest and others. The festival is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality for 2019.
https://sofiabaroque.org
Festivals
01.10.2019 - 11.12.2019

Baroque Arts Festival – 13th Edition

Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski - Ceremonial Hall, Serdica's Largo, National Academy of Music Hall, Bulgaria Hall, 5 Oborishte N5 Hall, Vasilevi Brothers Business Center, Nadezhda MCI
The festival is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality. It has established itself as the only festival in Bulgaria about ancient music. It presents the European musical art through historically informed performance and instruments relevant to the era in which the works were created, and thus places Sofia among the hosts of such festivals - Barcelona, London, Berlin, Istanbul, Bucharest and others.
Festivals
28.09.2019 - 23.11.2019

Piano Extravaganza Festival

Bulgaria Hall,
Bulgaria Chamber Hall
Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski - Ceremonial Hall,
At its 9th edition, Piano Extravaganza Festival will present eight piano recitals, one chamber music concerts, one jazz concert, one music evening and “Open doors day” for adults and children. The extraordinary artists and the variety of the repertoire of the 12 events will satisfy even the most sophisticated connoisseurs.
The event has become a music festival with a distinct theme, which makes it unique in its character and program content.
The program of the event includes, along with the well-known masterpieces of classical music, works of similarly high quality, but rarely performed or by authors left undeservedly in the shadow of the most brilliant composers.
The festival is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality
Festivals
12.09.2019 - 16.02.2020

Words, Images, Places - 140 years since the proclamation of Sofia as Capital of Bulgaria

The exposition includes works presenting the city from the end of the 19th century to present day. In addition to the paintings, there will also be postcards, photos and texts where you can read the impressions of Bulgarian and foreign travelers, diplomats and intellectuals regarding the changes and development of the city over the years - architectural, social, political events and people's participation in them.
Exhibitions
23.10.2019

EIFMAN BALLET – Premiere: EUGENE ONEGIN

For the first time in Bulgaria
Program:
EUGENE ONEGIN
Ballet by Boris Eifman
Based on Alexander Pushkin's verse novel
Music: Tchaikovsky, A. Sitkovetsky
Costumes: Olga Shaishmelashvili, Petak Okunev, Anna Yakushenko
Music and Dance Events
18.10.2019 - 24.10.2019

ACT Festival of independent theatre

The Red House Center for Culture and Debate, Azaryan Theater, Sfumato Theatre-Laboratory, Derida Dance Center, Goethe-Institut Bulgaria, French Institute in Bulgaria, Etude Gallery 2.0 Gallery and others.
The ACT Festival has an eight-year history and has proven to be a showcase of the best achievements in the free performing arts scene in Bulgaria. It is aimed at the creators and audiences of professional independent theater and dance troupes and is adapted for the foreign guests of the capital.
The international program is an opportunity for professional exchange as it is attended by some of the most up-to-date, independent European companies.
We anticipate the presentation of four performances by Joris Lacoste (France), Motus (Italy), choreographer Edivaldo Ernesto (Germany) and a performance from Israel. The event will meet 40 acclaimed foreign experts with Bulgarian professionals and provide opportunities for collaborations and future projects.

Festivals
01.10.2019 - 11.12.2019

Baroque Arts Festival – 13 th Edition

The festival is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality. It has established itself as the only festival in Bulgaria about ancient music. It presents the European musical art through historically informed performance and instruments relevant to the era during which the music pieces were created, and thus places Sofia among the hosts of such festivals - Barcelona, London, Berlin, Istanbul, Bucharest and others. The festival is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality for 2019.
https://sofiabaroque.org
Festivals
01.10.2019 - 11.12.2019

Baroque Arts Festival – 13th Edition

Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski - Ceremonial Hall, Serdica's Largo, National Academy of Music Hall, Bulgaria Hall, 5 Oborishte N5 Hall, Vasilevi Brothers Business Center, Nadezhda MCI
The festival is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality. It has established itself as the only festival in Bulgaria about ancient music. It presents the European musical art through historically informed performance and instruments relevant to the era in which the works were created, and thus places Sofia among the hosts of such festivals - Barcelona, London, Berlin, Istanbul, Bucharest and others.
Festivals
24.10.2019 - 26.10.2019

Computer Space - International Computer Arts Forum

The Red House, Central Military Club, National Student House, 2 Community Centers in the suburbs of the city
Computer Space 2019 – 31st edition of the international forum dedicated to computer arts and contemporary media. This is a non-profit international computer arts festival with prestigious international participation and coverage in all major media in Sofia and the country. One of the first festivals of its kind in Sofia and Europe, with 30 editions so far. The forum is divided in two parts – competition and festival. The festival part of the 31st edition of the forum will be held on October 24-26, 2019. The competition part starts in March.
Over 10,000 international participants and projects (companies, studios and individual participants) have taken part in the Forum over the years. With its numerous projects and visitors from around the world, Computer Space is the most significant event for computer arts in Southeast Europe.
Scientific Events
28.09.2019 - 23.11.2019

Piano Extravaganza Festival

Bulgaria Hall,
Bulgaria Chamber Hall
Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski - Ceremonial Hall,
At its 9th edition, Piano Extravaganza Festival will present eight piano recitals, one chamber music concerts, one jazz concert, one music evening and “Open doors day” for adults and children. The extraordinary artists and the variety of the repertoire of the 12 events will satisfy even the most sophisticated connoisseurs.
The event has become a music festival with a distinct theme, which makes it unique in its character and program content.
The program of the event includes, along with the well-known masterpieces of classical music, works of similarly high quality, but rarely performed or by authors left undeservedly in the shadow of the most brilliant composers.
The festival is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality
Festivals
12.09.2019 - 16.02.2020

Words, Images, Places - 140 years since the proclamation of Sofia as Capital of Bulgaria

The exposition includes works presenting the city from the end of the 19th century to present day. In addition to the paintings, there will also be postcards, photos and texts where you can read the impressions of Bulgarian and foreign travelers, diplomats and intellectuals regarding the changes and development of the city over the years - architectural, social, political events and people's participation in them.
Exhibitions
24.10.2019

In Memory of the Word

Anniversary evenings of prominent representatives of Bulgarian literature – 90 years since the birth of Yordan Radichkov
Festivals
24.10.2019

Jubilee of the National Philharmonic Choir

Verdi - Quattro pezzi sacri
Alexander Tekeliev – Phoenix
Conductor: Slavil Dimitrov
With the participation of Svetoslav Obretenov National Philharmonic Choir
Music and Dance Events
24.10.2019

Rachkov’s Forbidden Show

Rachkov’s Forbidden Show is a comedy show
that will give away the secrets of TV. How is
news made? Do ads lie to us? What do the
producers do? Do soap operas ever end?
These are only some of the questions answered by one of the most beloved showmen in Bulgaria Dimitar Rachkov.
Rachkov’s Forbidden Show is a performance that guarantees fun for the whole family.
The show reveals the funny side of the TV productions that are always fighting for higher ratings.
Music and Dance Events
01.10.2019 - 11.12.2019

Baroque Arts Festival – 13 th Edition

The festival is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality. It has established itself as the only festival in Bulgaria about ancient music. It presents the European musical art through historically informed performance and instruments relevant to the era during which the music pieces were created, and thus places Sofia among the hosts of such festivals - Barcelona, London, Berlin, Istanbul, Bucharest and others. The festival is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality for 2019.
https://sofiabaroque.org
Festivals
01.10.2019 - 11.12.2019

Baroque Arts Festival – 13th Edition

Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski - Ceremonial Hall, Serdica's Largo, National Academy of Music Hall, Bulgaria Hall, 5 Oborishte N5 Hall, Vasilevi Brothers Business Center, Nadezhda MCI
The festival is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality. It has established itself as the only festival in Bulgaria about ancient music. It presents the European musical art through historically informed performance and instruments relevant to the era in which the works were created, and thus places Sofia among the hosts of such festivals - Barcelona, London, Berlin, Istanbul, Bucharest and others.
Festivals
24.10.2019 - 26.10.2019

Computer Space - International Computer Arts Forum

The Red House, Central Military Club, National Student House, 2 Community Centers in the suburbs of the city
Computer Space 2019 – 31st edition of the international forum dedicated to computer arts and contemporary media. This is a non-profit international computer arts festival with prestigious international participation and coverage in all major media in Sofia and the country. One of the first festivals of its kind in Sofia and Europe, with 30 editions so far. The forum is divided in two parts – competition and festival. The festival part of the 31st edition of the forum will be held on October 24-26, 2019. The competition part starts in March.
Over 10,000 international participants and projects (companies, studios and individual participants) have taken part in the Forum over the years. With its numerous projects and visitors from around the world, Computer Space is the most significant event for computer arts in Southeast Europe.
Scientific Events
28.09.2019 - 23.11.2019

Piano Extravaganza Festival

Bulgaria Hall,
Bulgaria Chamber Hall
Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski - Ceremonial Hall,
At its 9th edition, Piano Extravaganza Festival will present eight piano recitals, one chamber music concerts, one jazz concert, one music evening and “Open doors day” for adults and children. The extraordinary artists and the variety of the repertoire of the 12 events will satisfy even the most sophisticated connoisseurs.
The event has become a music festival with a distinct theme, which makes it unique in its character and program content.
The program of the event includes, along with the well-known masterpieces of classical music, works of similarly high quality, but rarely performed or by authors left undeservedly in the shadow of the most brilliant composers.
The festival is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality
Festivals
12.09.2019 - 16.02.2020

Words, Images, Places - 140 years since the proclamation of Sofia as Capital of Bulgaria

The exposition includes works presenting the city from the end of the 19th century to present day. In addition to the paintings, there will also be postcards, photos and texts where you can read the impressions of Bulgarian and foreign travelers, diplomats and intellectuals regarding the changes and development of the city over the years - architectural, social, political events and people's participation in them.
Exhibitions
25.10.2019

120 YEARS - ANASTAS PETROV - A LEGEND OF THE LAKE

Ballet by music by Pancho Vladigerov
Stage: Big stage
Entrance: 1 Vrabcha Street

Music and Dance Events
25.10.2019

Concert-Recital of Catherine Trottmann in Sofia

The young star of the French opera - Catherine Trottmann, will visit Bulgaria for the first time. She will perform selected works from the world of opera and classical music. The concert-recital will take place with the special participation of Orlin Goranov and the pianist Karolos Zuganelis.
The concert-recital is organized by ELEVATE Foundation under the patronage of the Embassy of the Republic of France in Bulgaria and the French Institute in Bulgaria within the framework of Plovdiv - European Capital of Culture 2019.
Music and Dance Events
25.10.2019

GEORGE DALARAS

The most popular and successful worldwide Greek performer George Dalaras will be visiting Sofia for the first time with a grand concert! He will hold a concert as part of his new Classics tour, where he will perform his best songs. George Dalaras won the title of most enigmatic Greek performer because of his peculiar and powerful voice. He is considered to have revived the style of rebetiko and made it very popular not only in Greece, but all over the world.
Music and Dance Events
01.10.2019 - 11.12.2019

Baroque Arts Festival – 13 th Edition

The festival is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality. It has established itself as the only festival in Bulgaria about ancient music. It presents the European musical art through historically informed performance and instruments relevant to the era during which the music pieces were created, and thus places Sofia among the hosts of such festivals - Barcelona, London, Berlin, Istanbul, Bucharest and others. The festival is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality for 2019.
https://sofiabaroque.org
Festivals
01.10.2019 - 11.12.2019

Baroque Arts Festival – 13th Edition

Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski - Ceremonial Hall, Serdica's Largo, National Academy of Music Hall, Bulgaria Hall, 5 Oborishte N5 Hall, Vasilevi Brothers Business Center, Nadezhda MCI
The festival is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality. It has established itself as the only festival in Bulgaria about ancient music. It presents the European musical art through historically informed performance and instruments relevant to the era in which the works were created, and thus places Sofia among the hosts of such festivals - Barcelona, London, Berlin, Istanbul, Bucharest and others.
Festivals
24.10.2019 - 26.10.2019

Computer Space - International Computer Arts Forum

The Red House, Central Military Club, National Student House, 2 Community Centers in the suburbs of the city
Computer Space 2019 – 31st edition of the international forum dedicated to computer arts and contemporary media. This is a non-profit international computer arts festival with prestigious international participation and coverage in all major media in Sofia and the country. One of the first festivals of its kind in Sofia and Europe, with 30 editions so far. The forum is divided in two parts – competition and festival. The festival part of the 31st edition of the forum will be held on October 24-26, 2019. The competition part starts in March.
Over 10,000 international participants and projects (companies, studios and individual participants) have taken part in the Forum over the years. With its numerous projects and visitors from around the world, Computer Space is the most significant event for computer arts in Southeast Europe.
Scientific Events
26.10.2019

October 26 - Saint Demetrios of Thessaloniki (Dimitrovden/ Dimitar’s Day)

On October 26, the Orthodox Church honors Saint Demetrios of Thessaloniki (aka Dimitrovden/ Dimitar’s Day). Protector of Christians, St Demetrios was called Myrrh-streamer because after he was killed in 306 his remains emitted strongly scented liquid myrrh. His relics also have miraculous power. Saint Demetrios is one of the most revered saints and is presented as an older brother to Saint George. People say that while St George brings the summer, St Demetrius brings the winter. As a harbinger of winter and cold weather, the saint is linked with the world of the dead. It is considered that after this feast the traditional period for seasonal workers – shepherds and farmhands, comes to an end.
There should be poultry dishes and vegetables on the table on Dimitrovden.
Dimitar, Dimitrina, Mitko, Mityo, Dimo, Dimcho, Dimka, Dimana, etc. celebrate their name day on this date.
Religious Holidays
28.09.2019 - 23.11.2019

Piano Extravaganza Festival

Bulgaria Hall,
Bulgaria Chamber Hall
Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski - Ceremonial Hall,
At its 9th edition, Piano Extravaganza Festival will present eight piano recitals, one chamber music concerts, one jazz concert, one music evening and “Open doors day” for adults and children. The extraordinary artists and the variety of the repertoire of the 12 events will satisfy even the most sophisticated connoisseurs.
The event has become a music festival with a distinct theme, which makes it unique in its character and program content.
The program of the event includes, along with the well-known masterpieces of classical music, works of similarly high quality, but rarely performed or by authors left undeservedly in the shadow of the most brilliant composers.
The festival is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality
Festivals
26.10.2019 - 03.11.2019

Sofia Independent Film Festival – 9th Edition

Lumiere Cinema
Sofia Independent Film Festival is the only festival dedicated to independent films in Southeast Europe. Initially presenting a panorama of independent American cinema, today the festival offers a great selection of European, Bulgarian, American and world cinema. Supports mainly the young and independent Bulgarian cinema. In 2019, the European dimension of the festival will be even stronger, and our efforts will be to present the Bulgarian film industry in its European context as one of the most rapidly and successfully developing ones at the moment. The focus of our efforts will be to give Sofia, as a creative city of cinema, a European festival of independent cinema and culture.
Festivals
12.09.2019 - 16.02.2020

Words, Images, Places - 140 years since the proclamation of Sofia as Capital of Bulgaria

The exposition includes works presenting the city from the end of the 19th century to present day. In addition to the paintings, there will also be postcards, photos and texts where you can read the impressions of Bulgarian and foreign travelers, diplomats and intellectuals regarding the changes and development of the city over the years - architectural, social, political events and people's participation in them.
Exhibitions
26.10.2019

5 KM RUN

Yuzhen Park
Organized free 5 km run. Everyone can join regardless of gender and age (including disabled people, parents with strollers, as well as people with dogs on a leash).
*The main 5km running track is located in Sofia, Yuzhen park. The start and finish lines are located on the main alley in front of the monument with birds.
Sports Events
26.10.2019

DON PASQUALE

Opera by Gaetano Donizetti
Stage: Big stage
Entrance: 1 Vrabcha Street

Music and Dance Events
26.10.2019 - 27.10.2019

SOFIA OPEN DANCE FESTIVAL 2019

Hotel Marinela
5th edition of the international dance festival SOFIA OPEN DANCE FESTIVAL – The Art of Ballroom Dancing, will take place in the EFE hall of Hotel Marinela. During the Festival, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the wonderful dance performances of some of the best dance couples in Latin American and European ballroom dancing from different European countries - England, Germany, Italy, Israel, Poland, Malta, Greece, Romania, Russia, Bulgaria, etc.
They will compete for the WDC AL Sofia Open Latin & Ballroom Championships champion titles in the Juvenile, Junior, Youth, Adult and Senior categories.
Music and Dance Events
01.10.2019 - 11.12.2019

Baroque Arts Festival – 13 th Edition

The festival is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality. It has established itself as the only festival in Bulgaria about ancient music. It presents the European musical art through historically informed performance and instruments relevant to the era during which the music pieces were created, and thus places Sofia among the hosts of such festivals - Barcelona, London, Berlin, Istanbul, Bucharest and others. The festival is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality for 2019.
https://sofiabaroque.org
Festivals
01.10.2019 - 11.12.2019

Baroque Arts Festival – 13th Edition

Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski - Ceremonial Hall, Serdica's Largo, National Academy of Music Hall, Bulgaria Hall, 5 Oborishte N5 Hall, Vasilevi Brothers Business Center, Nadezhda MCI
The festival is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality. It has established itself as the only festival in Bulgaria about ancient music. It presents the European musical art through historically informed performance and instruments relevant to the era in which the works were created, and thus places Sofia among the hosts of such festivals - Barcelona, London, Berlin, Istanbul, Bucharest and others.
Festivals
28.09.2019 - 23.11.2019

Piano Extravaganza Festival

Bulgaria Hall,
Bulgaria Chamber Hall
Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski - Ceremonial Hall,
At its 9th edition, Piano Extravaganza Festival will present eight piano recitals, one chamber music concerts, one jazz concert, one music evening and “Open doors day” for adults and children. The extraordinary artists and the variety of the repertoire of the 12 events will satisfy even the most sophisticated connoisseurs.
The event has become a music festival with a distinct theme, which makes it unique in its character and program content.
The program of the event includes, along with the well-known masterpieces of classical music, works of similarly high quality, but rarely performed or by authors left undeservedly in the shadow of the most brilliant composers.
The festival is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality
Festivals
26.10.2019 - 03.11.2019

Sofia Independent Film Festival – 9th Edition

Lumiere Cinema
Sofia Independent Film Festival is the only festival dedicated to independent films in Southeast Europe. Initially presenting a panorama of independent American cinema, today the festival offers a great selection of European, Bulgarian, American and world cinema. Supports mainly the young and independent Bulgarian cinema. In 2019, the European dimension of the festival will be even stronger, and our efforts will be to present the Bulgarian film industry in its European context as one of the most rapidly and successfully developing ones at the moment. The focus of our efforts will be to give Sofia, as a creative city of cinema, a European festival of independent cinema and culture.
Festivals
12.09.2019 - 16.02.2020

Words, Images, Places - 140 years since the proclamation of Sofia as Capital of Bulgaria

The exposition includes works presenting the city from the end of the 19th century to present day. In addition to the paintings, there will also be postcards, photos and texts where you can read the impressions of Bulgarian and foreign travelers, diplomats and intellectuals regarding the changes and development of the city over the years - architectural, social, political events and people's participation in them.
Exhibitions
27.10.2019

GISELLE

Ballet by Adolphe Adam
Stage: Big stage
Entrance: 1 Vrabcha Str.
Duration: 2h30min
Intermissions: 1
Music and Dance Events
26.10.2019 - 27.10.2019

SOFIA OPEN DANCE FESTIVAL 2019

Hotel Marinela
5th edition of the international dance festival SOFIA OPEN DANCE FESTIVAL – The Art of Ballroom Dancing, will take place in the EFE hall of Hotel Marinela. During the Festival, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the wonderful dance performances of some of the best dance couples in Latin American and European ballroom dancing from different European countries - England, Germany, Italy, Israel, Poland, Malta, Greece, Romania, Russia, Bulgaria, etc.
They will compete for the WDC AL Sofia Open Latin & Ballroom Championships champion titles in the Juvenile, Junior, Youth, Adult and Senior categories.
Music and Dance Events
27.10.2019

The Great Symphonies I Cycle

140 years of diplomatic relations with Austria
Mozart - Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra
Mahler - Symphony No. 4
Conductor: Christian Schultz
Soloists:
Bobby Yotzov, clarinet
Еvelyn Schorkhuber, soprano
Music and Dance Events