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Friday 04 September 2020
31 August 2020 - 06 September 2020
October 2020
18.03.2020 - 01.11.2020


Sofia City Art Gallery
the exhibition


18 March 2020 - 01 November 2020

The exhibition sequences Konstantin Shtarkelov’s life, and the works created by the artist throughout his career.

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04.07.2020 - 31.12.2020

The Scars of War: The Lost Architectural Heritage of Sofia

4.7.2019 – 31.12.2020

The National History Museum presents immersive space “The Scars of War: The Lost Architectural Heritage of Sofia”. The exhibition will run until end of December.

With sensory impulses, authentic video footage, photo archives and emblematic exhibits, the visitor will be “immersed” in the period before and during the bombings, will wander through the calm and beautiful pre-war Sofia, will witness the devastating blow that war inflicted on the city and will experience the fate of the hundreds people who lost their homes. The memories of eyewitnesses, recreated by famous Bulgarian actors will complete the narrative about some of the most dramatic days of the Bulgarian capital.

The project “The Scars of War: The Lost Architectural Heritage of Sofia” was brought to life in partnership with the Bulgarian National Film Archives, and funded by the “Culture” program of Sofia Municipality.

08.07.2020 - 30.09.2021

Pathways to the table

The National Ethnographic Museum presents the exhibition Pathways to the table
8.7.2020 - 30.09.2021
The exhibition presents the many ways that the “Pathways to the table” have evolved in Bulgaria through time. The exhibition consists of the following thematic collections: Sheep and goat breeding, Horticulture, Apiculture, and etc. With the current exhibition presents, the National Ethnographic Museum the traditional way of life and culture of Bulgarian nation. Pathways to the table will run until September 30, 2021.
For more information, please visit the website of the National Ethnographic Museum -
14.07.2020 - 31.12.2020

The Army in Times of Change

The National Museum of Military History presents the exhibition “The Army in Times of Change”
The exhibition traces the development of the Bulgarian Army over the past 30 years. The event is realised on the occasion of the 141 st anniversary of the establishment of the Ministry of Defence and the 104 th anniversary of the foundation of the National Museum of Military History.
For more information, please visit the website of the National Museum of Military History
19.06.2020 - 11.10.2020

Three architects - jubilarians

The exhibition presents three important architects: Naum Torbov, Lazar Parashkevanov and Petso Zlatev, whose birth anniversary we celebrate in 2020. What they all have in common is that all of them received their education abroad. After that, they returned and joined the cultural and social life of Sofia.
They worked in different periods and created works that are part of the history of Bulgarian architecture. Through their work we can trace the architectural styles of the city - from neo-Byzantine, through secession, to modernism.
Among some of the most famous buildings by the three architects are the National Opera and Ballet, Lozenets Residence, the Central Sofia Market Hall, the Sofia Municipality Building at 33 Moskovska Street, Hemus Hotel, the National Assembly building (the former Party House), Georgi Asparuhov Stadium and others.
09.07.2020 - 20.09.2020


Impulse and Light – the motto of SOFIA PAPER ART FEST 2020, is a symbol of the long-standing mission and goals of this innovative and unique festival, which has contributed to the resentation of Bulgaria with various contemporary artists and turning the country into the host of the most important event for paper art around the world. Created by Amateras Foundation, it is a two–time winner of the European label for innovation, and it attracts thousands of people and artists from all over the world.
Once again, the festival will also be presented at the National Gallery through a key exhibition, and for the first time it is at Kvadrat 500.
The exhibition Impulse and Light invites us to enter another reality – one that is quiet and is inspiring respect for those worlds that speak to us and bestow us with their might. Let’s not forget to look for light – this is the underlying message. SOFIA PAPER ART FEST is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality for 2020.
01.09.2020 - 06.09.2020


National Student House
INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL (IAFF) GOLDEN KUKER – SOFIA was first held in October, 2010 in Sofia and is the first festival dedicated to the animated films in Bulgaria from the 21st century. It takes place every spring in May and is one of the most attractive cultural events in Bulgaria!
The festival is a bridge between professionals from all over the world and manages to show the best of Bulgarian and world animation, striving to stimulate the creative activities of animators from all over the world.
IAFF GOLDEN KUKER – SOFIA plays a key role in the animation industry, as it is organized by animators who themselves produce animated films for people of different generations. Every year the festival focuses on environmental protection, and a traveling festival is also organized.
13.08.2020 - 30.09.2020

History in Between

History in Between (in Sofia History Museum) is a project of Art - Affairs & Documents Foundation. It consists of two consecutive exhibitions in August - September and October - November. They are part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality for 2020.

Maurice Béjart, The Soul of Dance

Belgium (2018), 52 min.
Master of Art Film Festival is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality for 2020.

Royal Affairs Kings and Queens of Opera

А concert of Diana Damrau, soprano, and Nicolas Testé – bass. Conductor: Pavel Balev.
The concert will take place in Bulgaria Hall, on Friday – September 4, at 19:00.
In the program: arias and duets from Verdi, Rossini, Bellini, Donizetti and Tchaikovsky.
Music and Dance Events

SoFest - opening

Cabana Cinema - NPC
SoFest 2020 will be opened by the actress Gergana Stoyanova, at the place for culture in Sofia - the attractive stage of Cabana Cinema. On the first evening, music lovers will be able to enjoy the new project of several virtuoso Balkan artists. Theodosii Spassov, Vlatko Stefanovski and Vasil Hadzhimanov will immerse us in the music world of Bulgaria, North Macedonia and Serbia. The audience will hear characteristic rhythms and captivating melodies and will enjoy the instrumental and vocal skills of proven musicians not only on the Balkans but all over the world. People will also admire the fashion show Tradition and Present, presented by young fashion designers, students at the National Academy of Arts - Sofia. SoFest 2020 will be held from September 4 to September 6. The festival will be held under the patronage of the Ministry of Culture and Mrs. Yordanka Fandakova - Mayor of Sofia. Tickets can be bought from the Eventim network.


Tsari Mali Grad Fortress
Ballet on music by Carl Orff
Duration: 1h20min
No intermissions
Performed in Latin
Music and Dance Events

The Golden Harvest

Master of Art Film Festival is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality for 2020.

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