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Monday 14 October 2019
14 October 2019 - 20 October 2019
November 2019
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
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
14.10.2019

October 14 (Petkovden) - We Honor St Paraskeva (Petka) of Tarnovo

St Paraskeva (Petka) is one of the great Bulgarian saints and she is associated with a lot of miracles and beliefs. St Paraskeva (Petka) is an advocate of those in trouble, and a port for those exposed to storms. She is honored on October 14 – this is also one of the great folk holidays with which Bulgarians mark the end of the warm weather and the coming of winter.
In Sofia there is a mediaeval church from the 13th century, which was part of the residence of Sebastokrator Kaloyan, but was destroyed during the Ottoman invasion. In 1578 the temple was rebuilt. Today it is part of the building of the Holy Metropolis of Sofia and has entrances on two streets – Saborna Street and Tsar Kaloyan Street.
On this date Petko, Petka, Petkan, Petra, Petrichka, Petkana, Penko. Penka, Paraskev, Parasceva, etc. celebrate their name day
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
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
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
14.10.2019

STATE OPERA VARNA - LA GIOCONDA

Opera by Amilcare Ponchielli
Stage: Big stage
Entrance: 1 Vrabcha Street
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
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
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
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
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
15.10.2019

Concert

Stage: Marble lobby – ground floor
Music and Dance Events
15.10.2019

Elin Kolev plays Vivaldi – The Concertmasters Cycle

Soloist: ELIN KOLEV, violin
CLASSIC FM RADIO ORCHESTRA
Program: Vivaldi: The Four Seasons; Concerto "Grosso Mogul"; Concerto fatto per la Solennità della S.Lingua di S. Antonio in Padova
The project is supported by the Culture Program of Sofia Municipality
Organizer: Cantus Firmus
Music and Dance Events
15.10.2019

ROCK POETRY - ALEXANDER PETROV

Alexander Petrov is the author of the lyrics of dozens of the best Bulgarian songs.
On October 15 in Hall 1 of the National Palace of Culture the most famous rock musicians and bands - Tangra, Signal, Factor, BTR, D2, Kiril Marichkov, Stanley, Niya, Bobby Kosatkata (the Killer Whale) and more will come together for the concert "ROCK POETRY - Alexander Petrov".
Legendary musicians, legendary songs - all in one place.
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
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
16.10.2019
Music and Dance 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
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
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
16.10.2019

Baroque Arts Festival –Chalumeau - Lost Love

Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski - Ceremonial Hall


The Dutch virtuoso Erik Bosgraaf will perform not only on recorder, but also on chalumeau. In addition to rare and intriguing works, Bosgraaf will also play Vivaldi's and Bach's masterpieces. United in Ensemble Cordevento, he will perform together with Wei Hung (recorder) from Taiwan, the Bulgarian bassoon player – expert in historically informed performance Sabina Yordanova, and other performers from Italy, Russia and Germany.


Ensemble Cordevento:
Erik Bosgraaf – chalumeau, recorder
Carl Rosman – chalumeau, recorder
Wei Hung – recorder
Sabina Yordanova – baroque bassoon
Anna Dmitrieva – violin
Evgenia Bauer – viola
Alessandro Pianu – harpsichord

In the program: works by Telemann, Graupner, Vivaldi


The festival is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality for 2019.

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
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
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
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
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
17.10.2019

DON GIOVANNI

Opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Stage: Big stage
Entrance: 1 Vrabcha Street

Music and Dance Events
17.10.2019

The Human Voice - Cycle

Richard Strauss - Macbeth, Op. 23
Erich Korngold - Concerto for violin and orchestra
Richard Strauss - Four Last Songs
Richard Strauss - Don Juan
Conductor: Speranza Scappucci
Soloists: Alexandrina Pendatchanska, soprano Albena Danailova, violin
Music and Dance Events
17.10.2019

Laughing, Laughing, Laughing till you Cry

The show features:
Theodosii Spassov, Tramvay N5, The Tenors trio, Soprano trio, Lyubo Neykov and the Comedians, Kamen Vodenicharov, Toncho Tokmakchiev, the tstand-up trio "Nema Kvo", Anton Radichev, Lyubo Kirov, Orlin Pavlov, Dicho, Ustata, the Greek singer Andreas and his orchestra, the pop jazz singer Gergana Ruseva, Rositsa Ganeva, the rapper Hong Kong, Neki Atanasov, "Friends of Mine" from Darik Radio, Chinari Ensemble and others.
Theatres
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
18.10.2019

Autumn conference of Bulgarian Association for People Management

The Bulgarian Association for People Management is a non-governmental organization. An organization that was founded to support and develop the professionals in the people management field.
Business 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
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
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
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
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

FREAK KITCHEN

City Stage Club
Kitchen will perform for the first time in Bulgaria on October 18. The concert is part of their tour promoting their latest album “Confusion to the Enemy” (2018). They are coming at the invitation of Loud Concerts.
Music and Dance Events
18.10.2019

Mario Biondi

People call Mario Biondi the singer with the most distinctive and sensual voice in contemporary soul music, a worthy successor to Barry White, not only due to the timbre but also because of the seductive sensation that his music carries.
Biondi will visit Sofia at the invitation of the National Palace of Culture and Apollonia Foundation, and the concert is part of the artist's 2019 tour.
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
19.10.2019 - 20.10.2019
Sports Events
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
19.10.2019

October 19 - St John of Rila, the Miracle Maker – the most venerated Bulgarian saint

John of Rila is the greatest Bulgarian saint, the heavenly protector of all Bulgarians. On October 19, the church honors the modest hermit of Rila who was called an earthly angel and a heavenly man during his lifetime. He is founder of the biggest monastery in Bulgaria – Rila Monastery.
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
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
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
19.10.2019

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
19.10.2019

DON QUIXOTE

Ballet by Ludwig Minkus
Ballet performance with Russian soloists
Stage: Big stage
Entrance: 1 Vrabcha Street
Duration: 2h20min
Intermissions: 1
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
19.10.2019 - 20.10.2019
Sports Events
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
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
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
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
20.10.2019

A PALE HORSE NAMED DEATH

Mixtape 5 Club
Metal.
The event is part of the Season Of The Dead Tour 2019 presenting the band’s best songs!

Music and Dance Events
20.10.2019

EUGENE ONEGIN

Opera by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Stage: Big stage
Entrance: 1 Vrabcha Street
Duration: 3h15min
Intermissions: 2
Music and Dance Events
20.10.2019

Modernity - Cycle

Ferenc Liszt - Concerto pathétique for Piano and Orchestra
Viktor Chuchkov - Letters from the Future
Conductor: Andrea Morricone
Soloist: VICTOR CHUCHKOV, piano

Music and Dance Events
20.10.2019

SARAH BRIGHTMAN

Famous for possessing a vocal range of over 3 octaves and for having pioneered the classical crossover music movement, Sarah Brightman has sold over 30 million albums all over the world. She has won more than 180 gold and platinum awards in over 40 countries. She is famous for her role in The Phantom of the Opera, and her duet with Bocelli - Time to Say Goodbye, which became an international hit. Each of her albums - Eden, La Luna, Harem and Symphony, topped the world charts and was accompanied by a world tour.
Music and Dance Events