4.7.2019 – 30.09.2021
The National History Museum presents immersive space “The Scars of War: The Lost Architectural Heritage of Sofia”.
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.
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 - www.iefem.bas.bg.
THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MILITARY HISTORY PRESENTS THE EXHIBITION “SOFIA – CAPITAL OF UNIFIED BULGARIA”
29.10.2020 – 30.09.2021
Тhe exhibition “Sofia – Capital of Unified Bulgaria” focuses on the role of Sofia as epicentre for the decisions which rendered the dream for the unification of the Principality of Bulgaria and Eastern Rumelia possible. The exhibition narrative highlights the act of the Unification and its military defence; the role of diplomacy and of the efforts of the institutions in Sofia; the growth of the town into a capital of unified Bulgaria – a central of all state institutions and a unifying heart for the Bulgarians in the Principality of Bulgaria and in Eastern Rumelia. The exhibition presents exhibits – symbols of the dream for unification. Among them are regulation colours and volunteerunits’ banners, under the folds of which Bulgarians defended at once the cause of the Unification, and Sofia – Serbian forces’ immediate objective.
Personal belongings of Prince Alexander I, of the Speaker of the National Assembly Stefan Stambolov, of the Prime Minister Petko Karavelov, of the Minister of Justice Vasil Radoslavov, of the Minister of War Captain Konstantin Nikiforov, and others, frame Sofia’s efforts towards a swift administrative and legislative integration and towards the transformation of the capital into a centre of Unified Bulgaria.
A specially developed touch-screen application rediscovers Sofia’s place in the events from 135 years ago, focusing on the role of institutions, public buildings, and private homes of the capital’s urban environment.
Entrance fee. Tickets at the ticket-desk of National Museum of Military History.
The exhibition is realized in partnership with the Regional History Museum – Sofia, Directorate of Museums– Koprivshtitsa, and Stefan Noykov Foundation, within the “Sofia – Capital of Unified Bulgaria” project, funded by the “Culture” programme of Sofia Municipality.
Image: National Museum of Military History
More than 400 artefacts from 60 sites discovered during the rescue archaeological excavations will be presented to the public. These include exquisite ceramic vessels, tools and weapons, gold and silver jewelry, coins and statuettes, from the Early Neolithic (6000 BC) to the Bulgarian Revival (19th century).
STREAM THROUGH will run from May 27 till September 19, 2021.
From July 12 to July 17, VITOSHA International Folklore Festival in Sofia.
PROGRAM of the 25th IFF “VITOSHA” 2021
12th- 17th July 2021
Wednesday 14.07.202110.00: Meeting between the repres entatives of the visiting ensembles and the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Bulgaria.
- Ministry of Culture
12.00: Meeting between the representatives of the guest ensembles and Mrs. Yordanka Fandakova – Mayor of Sofia and Patron of the IFF “Vitosha” 2021.
- Sofia Municipality
19:00: First competition night
- NPC stage at entrance A6
- Admission is free
20:00: Concerts in the Vitosha District
- Pavlovo stage
- Boyana stage
- Marchaevo stage
- Admission is free
More information at https://www.festivalvitosha.com/en/
Note: The organizers reserve the right to make changes to the program.
The creative project SYN (es) THESIS presents the final of the International Composition Competition
The concert is accompanied by a new exhibition at Bulgaria Gallery, which includes both paintings selected by the composers and new paintings created by the extremely talented students of the National Academy of Arts for the second stage of SYN (es) THESIS, again based on music by Bulgarian composers (and one foreign composer).
The SYN (es) THESIS project is implemented with the support of Sofia Municipality - Culture Program.
А photo exhibition at the Outdoor Gallery in the park in front of the National Palace of Culture presents Vietnam (July 8 - 22)
The photos by Vietnamese photographers present shots with various topics - social and economic development, cultural traditions, festivals and customs of Vietnam and others. The works were selected in order to present the Vietnamese country and people, providing the public with more information about the peculiarities of their way of life and culture, as well as to contribute to the further development of the relationship between the two nations.
The exhibition presents works owned by Sofia City Art Gallery, the National Art Gallery, the National Ethnographic Museum at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Arts and a number of art galleries around the country.
The exhibition at Vaska Emanouilova Gallery is his first presentation to the general public and offers a small part of the sculptor's work, which could be an occasion for further research.
Masters of Photography returns with its XIII edition to present Elina Keshisheva - the first Bulgarian photographer to become part of the platform and make her big breakthrough in the fashion industry, shooting the current campaign of fashion house DIOR.
The exhibition is free and can be seen until August 11. The exhibition is part of the 12 th European Month of Photography `2021 of Yanka Kyurkchieva Academy of Photography and is funded by the Culture Program of Sofia Municipality.
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The concert is part of Island of Music Concert Cycle.
In case of unsuitable weather conditions, the concerts will take place in Sofia Largo.
Island of Music Concert Cycle is part of the Summer Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality.
Ensemble: Sofia Opera and Ballet.
Summer Festival MUSEUS OF WATER on Lake Pancharevo.
Entrance fee. Tickets at https://www.operasofia.bg/en/buy-tickets/login
MUSEUS OF WATER is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality.