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Saturday 07 December 2019
02 December 2019 - 08 December 2019
May 2020
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
07.11.2019 - 31.03.2020

“The Manifesting ideology 1944-1989”

Regional History Museum – Sofia presents “The Manifesting ideology 1944-1989”. The exhibition is to open its doors on November 7, 2019 and will run until March 31, 2020. It focuses on the years between 1944 – 1989 in Bulgaria. While using historical objects and artifacts the historical review analyzes the above mentioned time period.
Regional History Museum – Sofia brought the exhibition to life in partnership with: Bulgarian National History Museum, Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Studies with Ethnographic Museum at Bulgarian Academy of Science, Museum of Socialist Art and Bulgarian National Film Archive.
Exhibitions
14.11.2019 - 30.04.2020

“The Scars of War: The Lost Architectural Heritage of Sofia”

From November 14, 2019, this is date of the first massive bombing of Sofia during World War II back in 1943, to April 30, 2020, at The National History Museum the immersive space “The Scars of War: The Lost Architectural Heritage of Sofia” will be opened for visitors.
“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” programme of Sofia Municipality.
Exhibitions
27.11.2019 - 12.01.2020

DIRECTION NORTH

Sofia Arsenal – Museum of Contemporary Art, 2 Cherni Vrah Blvd.
The exhibition includes works by artists of Bulgarian origin who create in the Nordic countries and are influenced in one way or another by the culture of that region. The purpose is not to show a comprehensive list of artists living there, but rather to present a constellation of different concepts, themes, media and approaches that excite the Bulgarian artists, touched by the magic of the North.
The project is organized by the ‘So Close, So Far’ Non-profit Organization, in partnership with Sofia Arsenal – Museum of Contemporary Art, State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad, and with the financial support of the Culture Programme of Sofia Municipality.
Exhibitions
28.11.2019 - 26.01.2020

SILK ROAD: FROM TRADITION TO CONTEMPORANEITY

On the Occasion of the 70th Anniversary of the Establishment of Sino-Bulgarian

Diplomatic Relations

A JOINT EXHIBITION OF PROFESSORS FROM THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ART IN SOFIA AND THE CENTRAL ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS IN BEIJING

28/11/2019 - 26/01/2020
Opening: 28 November, 6:00 pm
The Palace, 1, Knyaz Alexander I Blvd.

The exhibition features 40 Bulgarian and 51 Chinese professors, whose creative individuality is displayed in the variety of styles and themes and through a wide range of means of expression from classical painting and graphics to digital printing and mixed media.
Exhibitions
01.12.2019 - 15.01.2020

Christmas Trees of Talent 2020

Stoyan Kambarev Foundation in partnership with Sofia Municipality.
Part of the campaign for the decoration of Sofia for the Christmas and New Year holidays.
The Christmas trees will be placed in front of the National Palace of Culture in the period 01.12.2019 - 15.01.2020.
The Christmas concert will be held on 01.12.2019.
The musical talents of Stoyan Kambarev Foundation will be the culmination of Sofia Municipality’s traditional concert and will close it with a spectacular Christmas show after the lighting of the Christmas tree by the Mayor of Sofia.
Before the show, gifts and vouchers will be given to the families in need and the host will explain the idea of the project. Then a photo of the families, children and talents of Stoyan Kambarev Foundation together with the Mayor of Sofia and the representatives of the companies participating in the project will be taken.
The relocation and afforestation will be on January 20 and will be specified later on.
Music and Dance Events
07.12.2019

5 KM RUN

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 5 km running track is located in Sofia, South park (Yuzhen park). The start and finishing lines are located on the main alley in front of the monument with birds.
Sports Events
20.11.2019 - 16.02.2020

MASHA JIVKOVA-UZUNOVA (1903–1986) - Wife, model and painter

2019 marked the 120 years’ anniversary of the birth of Dechko Uzunov, for which occasion Dechko Uzunov Gallery presents one of the most important figures in the life of the artist – Masha Zhivkova-Uzunova, a wife, model and an artist. The exhibition highlights some of her finest works between 1920 and 1943, artwork of Dechko Uzunov with her at the main role, as well as some documentary photos of their life together.
Exhibitions
21.11.2019 - 17.05.2020

AT 65 MILLION YEARS – THE STONE IVAN RUSEV

Spirit and matter fuse into one to introduce us to the world of sculptor Ivan Rusev, who narrates his artistic philosophy through stone objects, the fruit of the mental creativity materialized by his hands.
Exhibitions
07.11.2019 - 09.02.2020

LIKA YANKO - DRAWINGS

Lika Yanko is best known as a painter who went beyond the conventional concepts of expressive means through collaging various ‘accidentally’ found materials, through interweaving the abstract and figurative, through constructing forms of almost only one colour—white.
Exhibitions
07.12.2019 - 08.12.2019

Mish Mash Fest - Christmas is coming

A bright, beautiful Christmas event which will be full of talented people, good mood and the most original gift ideas is awaiting you.
The Christmas edition of the festival will take place in a new location - the Largo, part of Ancient Serdica complex. The organizers guarantee that the good mood will be highly
contagious and will charge you with positive energy for the upcoming holidays. There will also be a lot of activities for the kids.
Free admission.
The event is part of the Cultural Event Calendar of Sofia Municipality for 2019.
Festivals
23.11.2019 - 20.12.2019

Deutscher Weihnachtsmarkt Sofia 2019

City Garden
9th edition of the German Christmas Bazaar in Sofia.
The stage and the wooden houses located in the City Garden near Alexander of Battenberg Square will delight their visitors with a rich cultural programme – children’s theatre, music performances and meetings with Santa Claus. Delicious culinary surprises will welcome the visitors every day, the aroma of cinnamon will be in the air and everyone will be surrounded by smiles and Christmas mood.
Festivals
07.12.2019

LES MISЕ́RABLES

Musical by Claude-Michel Schönberg Alain Boublil
Stage: Big stage
Entrance: 1 Vrabcha Street
Music and Dance Events
07.12.2019

NIKO 2: LITTLE BROTHER, BIG PROBLEMS. CHRISTMAS ADVENTURE

Children's animated movie, dubbed in Bulgarian.
The Deer Nico has a new brother. He is a bit naughty, though, and Nico has to take care of him. And when he is abducted, the brave Nico must save him.
Music and Dance Events
07.12.2019

Christmas Sommelier Market - Best in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's wine elite is gathering for the first time to show 200 wines from 30 specially invited top wineries from Bulgaria and the World. Old vintage wines, rear wines, and many of the best wines not traded in mass markets. Join the selected audience at the wine exhibition with the most prestigious wines of Bulgaria. - December 7, 2019, Central Military Club, Sofia.
Tickets at https://sommelier.bg
Festivals
07.12.2019

Sirius Theatre A show for younger and older kids – The Witch in the Broom Cupboard

Carlson Theatre - The Witch in the Broom Cupboard – based on Pierre Gripari‘s tale of the same name.
Theatres
07.12.2019

LES MISЕ́RABLES

Musical by Claude-Michel Schönberg Alain Boublil
Stage: Big stage
Entrance: 1 Vrabcha Street
Music and Dance Events
07.12.2019

Made by heart

On December 7 at Bulgaria Hall, the Big Band of BNR, the conductor Antoni Donchev and the star soloists Craig Bailey, Kamelia Todorova, and Peter Salchev will present the project Made by Heart. The show presents some of the unforgettable examples of contemporary American and world culture, as well as popular topics from the contemporary popular Bulgarian music.
Music and Dance Events
07.12.2019

Deep Purple

The legends Deep Purple return to Bulgaria in December for a very special concert! Two years ago, the rock gods began the The Long Goodbye tour, which marked the ending of their concert performances. Due to the huge interest of millions of fans around the world, Deep Purple will visit again some of the countries, including Bulgaria. The rock idols are very impressed by their numerous Bulgarian fans and will give them a unique show. Thus, in December Ian Gillen, Roger Glover, Ian Pace, Steve Morse and Don Airy will visit Bulgaria.
Music and Dance Events
07.12.2019

Lyube

In December, one of the biggest Russian music bands – Lyube, will perform two grand concerts - in Varna and Sofia, dedicated to the band's 30th anniversary.
During their jubilee concerts in Bulgaria, the artists, led by the legendary vocalist Nikolay Rastorguev, will perform their most popular songs in front of the Bulgarian audience.
Lyube is Russia's largest group whose music harmoniously mixes elements of rock, pop, Russian folk and military music. The formation was founded in 1989 and so far has released 10 studio albums and numerous concert recordings and CDs.
Music and Dance Events
07.12.2019

Postmodern Jukebox

club MUSIC JAM
Postmodern Jukebox is not a group. It is a rotating musical collective of nearly 100 artists - musicians, singers and dancers. They are called "kings of vintage culture", "retro sensation", "a time machine". They will come to Sofia and have a lavish Christmas party. It is part of their world tour Welcome to the Twenties 2.0, with which the vintage kings will welcome the new decade.
Music and Dance Events

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