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Events Calendar


Monday 07 October 2019
07 October 2019 - 13 October 2019
November 2019
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
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
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 - 10.10.2019

Youth Fair - Site-specific theatre 2019

Nikolay Binev Youth Theatre
The Youth Fair Festival has been held every year since 2007, aiming to give a tribune to the youngest artists in the performing arts to perform for the first time. Since 2016, the format of the festival has been changing, keeping its focus on the young, but developing a poorly studied stage practice in Bulgaria - site-specific theater, which is a kind of a stage performance inspired by a specific site.
The festival is the only one of its kind in Bulgaria, which takes place in this format. For the 12th edition of the Youth Fair the team of the Youth Theater has invited one of the most successful Bulgarians abroad who practice this type of theater - Christian Bakalov, as well as artists from IAC Centro Arti Integrate from Matera (Italy) - the other city which is European Capital of Culture in 2019.
Festivals
07.10.2019

Goleminov Quartet Concert

Program: Quartets of Mozart, Schubert
Music and Dance Events
07.10.2019

OMNIUM GATHERUM, HAMFERD, HEIDRA

Mixtape 5 Club
Metal.
The event is part of the The Burning Cold Continues ... Tour presenting the band’s best songs!
Before the band, we will listen to HAMFERD and Heidra.
Music and Dance Events
07.10.2019
Music and Dance Events
07.10.2019

Piano Extravaganza Festival - Piano recital of Plamena Mangova, (Bulgaria).

Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski - Ceremonial Hall
Music and Dance Events
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
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
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 - 10.10.2019

Youth Fair - Site-specific theatre 2019

Nikolay Binev Youth Theatre
The Youth Fair Festival has been held every year since 2007, aiming to give a tribune to the youngest artists in the performing arts to perform for the first time. Since 2016, the format of the festival has been changing, keeping its focus on the young, but developing a poorly studied stage practice in Bulgaria - site-specific theater, which is a kind of a stage performance inspired by a specific site.
The festival is the only one of its kind in Bulgaria, which takes place in this format. For the 12th edition of the Youth Fair the team of the Youth Theater has invited one of the most successful Bulgarians abroad who practice this type of theater - Christian Bakalov, as well as artists from IAC Centro Arti Integrate from Matera (Italy) - the other city which is European Capital of Culture in 2019.
Festivals
08.10.2019
Music and Dance Events
08.10.2019
Music and Dance Events
08.10.2019

Piano Extravaganza Festival - Piano recital of Hugues Leclère, (France).

Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski - Ceremonial Hall
Music and Dance Events
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
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
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 - 10.10.2019

Youth Fair - Site-specific theatre 2019

Nikolay Binev Youth Theatre
The Youth Fair Festival has been held every year since 2007, aiming to give a tribune to the youngest artists in the performing arts to perform for the first time. Since 2016, the format of the festival has been changing, keeping its focus on the young, but developing a poorly studied stage practice in Bulgaria - site-specific theater, which is a kind of a stage performance inspired by a specific site.
The festival is the only one of its kind in Bulgaria, which takes place in this format. For the 12th edition of the Youth Fair the team of the Youth Theater has invited one of the most successful Bulgarians abroad who practice this type of theater - Christian Bakalov, as well as artists from IAC Centro Arti Integrate from Matera (Italy) - the other city which is European Capital of Culture in 2019.
Festivals
09.10.2019

Piano Extravaganza Festival - Piano recital of Artur Pizzaro (Portugal)

Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski - Ceremonial Hall
In collaboration with Institute Camoes.
Music and Dance Events
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
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
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 - 10.10.2019

Youth Fair - Site-specific theatre 2019

Nikolay Binev Youth Theatre
The Youth Fair Festival has been held every year since 2007, aiming to give a tribune to the youngest artists in the performing arts to perform for the first time. Since 2016, the format of the festival has been changing, keeping its focus on the young, but developing a poorly studied stage practice in Bulgaria - site-specific theater, which is a kind of a stage performance inspired by a specific site.
The festival is the only one of its kind in Bulgaria, which takes place in this format. For the 12th edition of the Youth Fair the team of the Youth Theater has invited one of the most successful Bulgarians abroad who practice this type of theater - Christian Bakalov, as well as artists from IAC Centro Arti Integrate from Matera (Italy) - the other city which is European Capital of Culture in 2019.
Festivals
10.10.2019

Goleminov Quartet Concert

Program: Quartets of Mozart, Schubert
Music and Dance Events
10.10.2019

The Fifth - Cycle

Georgi Minchev - Contrasts
Akira Ifukube - Lauda concertata for marimba and orchestra
Sergei Prokofiev - Symphony No. 5
Conductor: ROSEN GERGOV
Soloist: ERIKO DAIMO, Marimba
Music and Dance Events
10.10.2019

The Chemical Brothers

The world-renowned electronic music formation The Chemical Brothers will come to Bulgarian for the first time. The duo, who, along with bands like Prodigy and Fatboy Slim, have imposed the big beat, electro and techno genres as one of the most beloved contemporary music trends, will perform their first concert in Bulgaria at Arena Armeec Hall.
Music and Dance Events
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
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
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
Sports Events
11.10.2019 - 13.10.2019

MINERALS DAYS

XXIX International Exhibition of minerals, fossils and gems
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
11.10.2019

From Bagpipe to bagpipe – 15 Years 101 Kaba-Gaydi Bagpipe Ensemble

You will enjoy the bagpipe performances of 101 Kaba Gaydi dedicated to the 15th anniversary of the ensemble.
A spectacular live performance of more than 200 bagpipers on a single stage, which can only be put after the unique performance of 333 bagpipes that set a Guinness record in the same hall in 2012.
The concert will also feature:
Delyo Haydutin Bagpipe Ensemble
Captain Petko Voivoda Bagpipe Ensemble, Sofia
Kafadari Ensemble, Varna
Tapani I Gaidi (Drums and Bagpipes), Sofia
Zdravets Dance Ensemble, Smolyan
Zlatina Uzunova and others.

Music and Dance Events
11.10.2019

PREMIERE - THE ZOGRAPH ZAHARI

Opera by Marin Goleminov
Stage: Big stage
Entrance: 1 Vrabcha Street
Music and Dance Events
11.10.2019

Piano Extravaganza Festival - Piano recital of Luis Fernando Pérez, (Spain).

Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski - Ceremonial Hall
In collaboration with the Embassy of Spain.
Music and Dance Events
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
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
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
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
Sports Events
11.10.2019 - 13.10.2019

MINERALS DAYS

XXIX International Exhibition of minerals, fossils and gems
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
12.10.2019

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
12.10.2019

LILLY AND THE MAGIC PEARL

Performance for children by Lyubomir Denev
Based on Valeri Petrov’s fairytale Puk
Stage: Big stage
Entrance: 1 Vrabcha Street
The performance is suitable for children from 3 to 12 years of age.

Music and Dance Events
12.10.2019

GALA EVENING - DILYANA NIKIFOROVA - CARMEN

Ballet on music by Bizet – Shchedrin
Stage: Big stage
Entrance: 1 Vrabcha Street
Music and Dance Events
12.10.2019
Music and Dance Events
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
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
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
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
Sports Events
11.10.2019 - 13.10.2019

MINERALS DAYS

XXIX International Exhibition of minerals, fossils and gems
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
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
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
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