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Events Calendar


Sunday 13 October 2019
07 October 2019 - 13 October 2019
November 2019
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
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
05.10.2019 - 20.10.2019

CineLibri 2019

Cinelibri is an international film festival dedicated to film adaptations based on literary works. There is a selection of competing films, parallel program of films and international jury of renowned artists. A unique multi-genre forum, facilitating the expansion of intercultural relations, promoting the achievements of European culture in Bulgaria and of Bulgarian culture around the world, strengthening the image of the Bulgarian capital as a significant cultural location in Europe. Each year, the festival presents the best film adaptations. In addition to the competing films, the festival has several additional sections, including: Bulgarian feature and short films; contemporary European and world productions; biopics about famous authors; a selection of documentaries about prominent artists; gala evenings dedicated to different cultures; an accompanying program of special events and meetings with autographs, educational and discussion events, a cycle of movies that can be watched for free and more.
Festivals
06.10.2019 - 13.10.2019

16th IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival

National Palace of Culture, Lumiere Cinema
IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival is dedicated to short films, new media and digital arts, long up to 27 minutes and is among the three oldest film forums on the Balkans.
Initially launched as a student film competition, over the years it has developed into a professional and international forum and has established itself as the largest and most prestigious professional short film festival in Southeastern Europe and the only one of its kind in Bulgaria.
Festivals
11.10.2019 - 20.10.2019

Sofia Motor Show 2019

The largest automobile event in Bulgaria is organized by the Association of Car Manufacturers and their representatives in Bulgaria and will be held from October 11 to October 20 at Inter Expo Center in Sofia.
Sofia Motor Show 2019 is part of the calendar of the most prestigious automobile exhibitions organized by the members of Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d'Automobiles (OICA).
Business Events
11.10.2019 - 13.10.2019

HACKCONF 2019

National Palace of Culture, Hall 3, 3.1, 3.2, 9 & 10
HackConf is one of the largest software development conferences in the country.
Held for the first time in 2015, the event has become one of the most important for the region, "organized by computer specialist for computer specialist".
For the first time this year, the conference will offer two parallel series of lectures and a full day of workshops!
The event will be entirely in English.
Fifth Edition.
Scientific Events
11.10.2019 - 13.10.2019

MINERALS DAYS

XXIX International Exhibition of minerals, fossils and gems
Festivals
11.10.2019 - 13.10.2019
Sports Events
12.10.2019 - 13.10.2019

Fish Fest in Sofia – Bacchus and Pazari Iztok EAD

Sitnyakovo market
The Fish Festival in Sofia is dedicated to fish, fish delicacies, a variety of fish dishes and delicious drinks.
A selection of quality fish shops, manufacturers and importers, along with restaurants and chefs who prepare fish specialties on-site.
You will be also able to taste selected drinks: sparkling and white wine, craft beer, aniseed drinks, and many other temptations.
Of course, there will also be live music and a group of jazz musicians.
Festivals
13.10.2019

Wizz Air Sofia Marathon 2019

Sofia
Start/finish line – in front of the National Stadium
In 2019 more participants, viewers and guests are expected to take part in the 36th edition of the marathon. This is one of the most popular events in Sofia and the whole country.
Sports 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
13.10.2019

Piano Extravaganza Festival - Open doors day for children and adults

Performances of young talents, open lessons, talks about music and its role in society, as well as an opportunity for piano lovers to see and hear a unique instrument on the stage of the Military Club. The event is held in collaboration with the Virtuoso Piano Society - owner of the best concert grand piano in Bulgaria - Yamaha CFX model.
Music and Dance Events
13.10.2019

PREMIERE - THE ZOGRAPH ZAHARI

Opera by Marin Goleminov
Stage: Big stage
Entrance: 1 Vrabcha Street
Music and Dance Events
13.10.2019

Fortissimo Family

Petya and the Wolf (7+)
Fortissimo’s fairytales
Music and Dance Events
13.10.2019

Gems from the Classics

Soloists: Liya Petrova - violin, Nona Krastnikova – soprano
Program: Paganini: La Campanella, Georgi Minchev - Three poems for soprano and orchestra, Pablo de Sarasate - Gypsy Airs, Pablo de Sarasate – Carmen fantasy

Music and Dance Events
13.10.2019

Sofia Soloists Chamber Orchestra visits Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra

In the program - miniatures by Bach, Pachelbel, Haydn, Schubert, Tchaikovsky, Paganini and others
Georgi Minchev - Three poems for soprano and orchestra
Sarasate – Carmen fantasy
Conductor: Plamen Dzhurov
Soloists: Liya Petrova - violin, and Nona Krastnikova – soprano
Music and Dance Events