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Friday 26 April 2019
22 April 2019 - 28 April 2019
April 2019
22.04.2019
Notable Dates
18.04.2019 - 30.05.2019

SOFIA PAPER ART FEST

Sofia Paper Art Fest is an annual multidisciplinary international festival-like forum dedicated to Sofia and its transformation into a creative capital.
Founded in 2011 by AMATERAS Foundation, it presents innovative modern art in the field of the PAPER ART Movement. The Fest is a multidisciplinary forum for innovation not only for Bulgaria as its influence over the years has spread to various countries in Europe, Asia, Australia, Latin and North America.
Each of the editions is connected to the overall strategy of developing this long-term project that inspires artists in different visual and performing arts.
Every year it presents new ideas that meet the European criteria for culture and art. It sets out the priorities of Sofia's Strategy for Culture 2013-2023 "SOFIA – CREATIVE
CAPITAL".
Festivals
22.04.2019

THE MUSIC OF EUROPE 2 – UKRAINE

The Music of Europe 2 features the music of European countries that are not members of the EU. It is a series of 16 concerts which will present Russian, Norwegian, Icelandic, Kosovan, Macedonian and other countries’ music masterpieces.
Traditionally, March 3 is dedicated to Bulgarian composers and performers. This year again the concerts will be held on Mondays in Bulgaria Chamber Hall. The
soloists will be once again well-known Bulgarian musicians, performers who are still developing their potential and soloists from Europe, who have already proven themselves on the international stage. The Programincludes both classical music masterpieces and contemporary music pieces.
The concerts will be held in partnership with the National Academy of Music and supported by the Ministry of Culture.
Music and Dance Events
22.04.2019

CONCERT OF SOFIA SOLOISTS CHAMBER ENSEMBLE

Conductor: Plamen Dzhurov;
Soloists: Nona Krastinakova
Program:
Georgi Minchev – Three poems for soprano and orchestra
Free Admission
Music and Dance Events
23.04.2019

EASTER TOURNAMENT FOR CHILDREN AND TEENAGERS AT RISK

2, Bulgarska Morava Str. Zone B-5, Sofia
www.sofia2018.bg
Sports Events
18.04.2019 - 30.05.2019

SOFIA PAPER ART FEST

Sofia Paper Art Fest is an annual multidisciplinary international festival-like forum dedicated to Sofia and its transformation into a creative capital.
Founded in 2011 by AMATERAS Foundation, it presents innovative modern art in the field of the PAPER ART Movement. The Fest is a multidisciplinary forum for innovation not only for Bulgaria as its influence over the years has spread to various countries in Europe, Asia, Australia, Latin and North America.
Each of the editions is connected to the overall strategy of developing this long-term project that inspires artists in different visual and performing arts.
Every year it presents new ideas that meet the European criteria for culture and art. It sets out the priorities of Sofia's Strategy for Culture 2013-2023 "SOFIA – CREATIVE
CAPITAL".
Festivals
23.04.2019

WORLD-RENOWNED SOLOISTS

Soloists – Plamena Mangova, piano;
Anton Baharovsky, violin;
Kiril Zlotnikov, violoncello;
Classic FM Radio Orchestra
Conductor: Luciano Di Martino;
Program: Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Liszt
Music and Dance Events
23.04.2019

GEORGI HRISTOV

The legend returns to the stage after a five-year break! For the first time in Sofia, as part of his national tour, he will present his show My Path! He will be accompanied by the
Symphony Orchestra of Varna National Opera conducted by maestro Gancho Ganchev and Cherno & Byalo Band.
Music and Dance Events
18.04.2019 - 30.05.2019

SOFIA PAPER ART FEST

Sofia Paper Art Fest is an annual multidisciplinary international festival-like forum dedicated to Sofia and its transformation into a creative capital.
Founded in 2011 by AMATERAS Foundation, it presents innovative modern art in the field of the PAPER ART Movement. The Fest is a multidisciplinary forum for innovation not only for Bulgaria as its influence over the years has spread to various countries in Europe, Asia, Australia, Latin and North America.
Each of the editions is connected to the overall strategy of developing this long-term project that inspires artists in different visual and performing arts.
Every year it presents new ideas that meet the European criteria for culture and art. It sets out the priorities of Sofia's Strategy for Culture 2013-2023 "SOFIA – CREATIVE
CAPITAL".
Festivals
24.04.2019

CYCLE OF FOUR CANTATA-ORATORY CONCERTS

The event is organized with the cooperation of Bulgaria Concert Complex and Svetoslav Obretenov National Philharmonic Choir and with the participation of Sofia Sinfonietta.
Conductor: Svilen Simeonov
Soloist – Chantal Stigliani / piano / – France
Music and Dance Events
18.04.2019 - 30.05.2019

SOFIA PAPER ART FEST

Sofia Paper Art Fest is an annual multidisciplinary international festival-like forum dedicated to Sofia and its transformation into a creative capital.
Founded in 2011 by AMATERAS Foundation, it presents innovative modern art in the field of the PAPER ART Movement. The Fest is a multidisciplinary forum for innovation not only for Bulgaria as its influence over the years has spread to various countries in Europe, Asia, Australia, Latin and North America.
Each of the editions is connected to the overall strategy of developing this long-term project that inspires artists in different visual and performing arts.
Every year it presents new ideas that meet the European criteria for culture and art. It sets out the priorities of Sofia's Strategy for Culture 2013-2023 "SOFIA – CREATIVE
CAPITAL".
Festivals
25.04.2019

EASTER CONCERT

VERDI – REQUIEM
Conductor: Friedrich Pfeiffer
Soloists: Evgeniya Ralcheva – soprano;
Violeta Radomirska – mezzo soprano;
Mihail Mihaylov – tenor;
Ivaylo Dzhurov – bass
With the participation of Svetoslav Obretenov
National Philharmonic Choir conducted by Slavil Dimitrov
Music and Dance Events
25.04.2019

REQUIEM VERDI

Soloists VITTORIA YEO, soprano; NADYA KRASTEVA,
mezzo soprano; FRANCESCO ANILE, tenor;
RICCARDO ZANELLATO, bass
Choir and orchestra; Conductor PAVEL
KLINICHEV. Stage: Big stage
Entrance: 1 Vrabcha Str.
Duration: 1h30min.
Music and Dance Events
25.04.2019

BOND

Bond's visit to Bulgaria is part of their European tour, with which the four seductive ladies will present their latest album Play released in 2011.
This is their fourth studio album and there can be detected a significant Eastern European influence. Just like in their other works, the classical crossover sound lies in the basis of the 13 compositions in Play.
Music and Dance Events
18.04.2019 - 30.05.2019

SOFIA PAPER ART FEST

Sofia Paper Art Fest is an annual multidisciplinary international festival-like forum dedicated to Sofia and its transformation into a creative capital.
Founded in 2011 by AMATERAS Foundation, it presents innovative modern art in the field of the PAPER ART Movement. The Fest is a multidisciplinary forum for innovation not only for Bulgaria as its influence over the years has spread to various countries in Europe, Asia, Australia, Latin and North America.
Each of the editions is connected to the overall strategy of developing this long-term project that inspires artists in different visual and performing arts.
Every year it presents new ideas that meet the European criteria for culture and art. It sets out the priorities of Sofia's Strategy for Culture 2013-2023 "SOFIA – CREATIVE
CAPITAL".
Festivals
26.04.2019

EASTER – GREAT JOY

A series of art events and concerts with the support of Rumanetsa & Enchev Foundation dedicated to Easter and Saint George's Day (part one).
Free admission.
Music and Dance Events
26.04.2019

WALKING WITH DINOSAURS

Walking with Dinosaurs – The Arena Spectacular – based on BBC Studios award-winning television series, will visit Bulgaria this April for the very first time.
Viewed by over 9 million people in more than 250 cities around the world, WALKING WITH DINOSAURS – THE ARENA SPECTACULAR, launches its new world tour in Newcastle, England. The planned international tour will take over the arenas around Europe. The $ 20 million worth of production, which includes state-ofthe-art technology, is the world's largest and most impressive dinosaur show.
It will reveal the impressive dimensions and changes that have occurred in dinosaurs according to the latest scientific research.
Music and Dance Events
27.04.2019

5 KM RUN

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 5 km running track is located in Sofia, South park (Yuzhen park). The start and finishing lines are located on the main alley in front of the monument with birds.
Sports Events
18.04.2019 - 30.05.2019

SOFIA PAPER ART FEST

Sofia Paper Art Fest is an annual multidisciplinary international festival-like forum dedicated to Sofia and its transformation into a creative capital.
Founded in 2011 by AMATERAS Foundation, it presents innovative modern art in the field of the PAPER ART Movement. The Fest is a multidisciplinary forum for innovation not only for Bulgaria as its influence over the years has spread to various countries in Europe, Asia, Australia, Latin and North America.
Each of the editions is connected to the overall strategy of developing this long-term project that inspires artists in different visual and performing arts.
Every year it presents new ideas that meet the European criteria for culture and art. It sets out the priorities of Sofia's Strategy for Culture 2013-2023 "SOFIA – CREATIVE
CAPITAL".
Festivals
27.04.2019

WALKING WITH DINOSAURS

Walking with Dinosaurs – The Arena Spectacular – based on BBC Studios award-winning television series, will visit Bulgaria this April for the very first time.
Viewed by over 9 million people in more than 250 cities around the world, WALKING WITH DINOSAURS – THE ARENA SPECTACULAR, launches its new world tour in Newcastle, England. The planned international tour will take over the arenas around Europe. The $ 20 million worth of production, which includes state-ofthe-art technology, is the world's largest and most impressive dinosaur show.
It will reveal the impressive dimensions and changes that have occurred in dinosaurs according to the latest scientific research.
Music and Dance Events
28.04.2019

Easter (Resurrection Sunday)

The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church and the Catholics celebrate Easter on April 21,
Orthodox Christians – on April 28, 2019
Resurrection Sunday is the most celebrated feast in Christianity. It represents the most important event in Orthodoxy – the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
The preparations for this holiday start the week before Easter also known as Holly Week. This is the last week of Christ’s life on Earth. In 2019, Catholics, Protestants and Armenians celebrate Easter on April 21, while Orthodox Christians – on April 28.
Easter eggs are dyed on Maundy Thursday or the Saturday before Easter, but they cannot be eaten before Easter. In Sofia and Bulgaria people also prepare tasty Easter bread (kozunak).  With the first red-painted egg, grandmothers draw a cross sign on the foreheads of children so that they are healthy throughout the whole year.
Easter is celebrated for three days. In the morning, everyone goes to church for the solemn Holy Liturgy and returns home with a lighted candle greeting one another with the words “Christ is Risen!”. The newlywed couples visit their best man and maid of honor, parents and the husband’s brother. They give them kozunak and a basket with red eggs.
People named Velik, Velika, Velichka, Velichko, Veliko, etc. celebrate their name day.
In the temples of Sofia are held liturgies and religious ceremonies dedicated to the feast.
The table is laden with delicious lamb dishes, fresh salads, pastries and cakes.
Religious Holidays
18.04.2019 - 30.05.2019

SOFIA PAPER ART FEST

Sofia Paper Art Fest is an annual multidisciplinary international festival-like forum dedicated to Sofia and its transformation into a creative capital.
Founded in 2011 by AMATERAS Foundation, it presents innovative modern art in the field of the PAPER ART Movement. The Fest is a multidisciplinary forum for innovation not only for Bulgaria as its influence over the years has spread to various countries in Europe, Asia, Australia, Latin and North America.
Each of the editions is connected to the overall strategy of developing this long-term project that inspires artists in different visual and performing arts.
Every year it presents new ideas that meet the European criteria for culture and art. It sets out the priorities of Sofia's Strategy for Culture 2013-2023 "SOFIA – CREATIVE
CAPITAL".
Festivals
28.04.2019

WALKING WITH DINOSAURS

Walking with Dinosaurs – The Arena Spectacular – based on BBC Studios award-winning television series, will visit Bulgaria this April for the very first time.
Viewed by over 9 million people in more than 250 cities around the world, WALKING WITH DINOSAURS – THE ARENA SPECTACULAR, launches its new world tour in Newcastle, England. The planned international tour will take over the arenas around Europe. The $ 20 million worth of production, which includes state-ofthe-art technology, is the world's largest and most impressive dinosaur show.
It will reveal the impressive dimensions and changes that have occurred in dinosaurs according to the latest scientific research.
Music and Dance Events