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Monday 20 December 2021
20 December 2021 - 26 December 2021
January 2022
01.12.2021

ACT - Independent Theater Festival ⸰11/ Sofia

The 11th edition of ACT - Independent Theater Festival will take place in Sofia until 1 December.
The Festival presents “independent performing arts” - contemporary theatre, dance and performance.
ACT - Independent Theater Festival Sofia is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality.
You can find the program of the festival on: https://actfest.org/en/
Festivals
19.11.2021 - 21.12.2021

German Christmas Market in Sofia

This year the Sofia City Garden will be lit up once again by Christmas lights.
From the 19.11.2021 until 21.12.2021, the Christmas village will be open for visitors every day from 11 am - 10 pm. This year’s craftsmen await you with an aroma of warm wine, stollen, wursts and many other culinary delights.
Handcrafted Christmas decorations, beeswax candles, knitting works and much more. Admission to the grounds of this year’s German Christmas Market will only be possible with a Green certificate. For your convenience the organizers of the event will provide a laboratory on site as well. Green certificate is not required for children under 18 years of age. We are waiting for you!
Festivals
01.12.2021

КINOMANIA 2021

The 35th edition of КINOMANIA will take place in Sofia until 5 December.
The festival will once again present the best of film art from the last two years.
For the 11th time the Festival of French Film will take place within its boundaries.
КINOMANIA is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality.
You can find the program of the festival on: http://www.kinomania.bg
The festival will take place in regulation with all anti-epidemic measures.
Festivals
19.11.2021 - 21.12.2021

German Christmas Market in Sofia

This year the Sofia City Garden will be lit up once again by Christmas lights.
From the 19.11.2021 until 21.12.2021, the Christmas village will be open for visitors every day from 11 am - 10 pm. This year’s craftsmen await you with an aroma of warm wine, stollen, wursts and many other culinary delights.
Handcrafted Christmas decorations, beeswax candles, knitting works and much more. Admission to the grounds of this year’s German Christmas Market will only be possible with a Green certificate. For your convenience the organizers of the event will provide a laboratory on site as well. Green certificate is not required for children under 18 years of age. We are waiting for you!
Festivals
02.12.2021

КINOMANIA 2021

The 35th edition of КINOMANIA will take place in Sofia until 5 December.
The festival will once again present the best of film art from the last two years.
For the 11th time the Festival of French Film will take place within its boundaries.
КINOMANIA is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality.
You can find the program of the festival on: http://www.kinomania.bg
The festival will take place in regulation with all anti-epidemic measures.
Festivals
02.12.2021

Concert of the Sofia Philharmonic

Soloist and conductor: will be announced additionally.
In partnership with the Sofia Philharmonic.
Music and Dance Events
02.12.2021

TURANDOT

Opera by Giacomo Puccini
Duration 2:40 Main hall
It is performed in Italian, with Bulgarian and English subtitles
Music and Dance Events
02.12.2021

TZIMON BARTO & CHRISTOPH ESCHENBACH

Conductor
Cristoph Eschenbach
Soloist/s
Tzimon Barto
Ensemble
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
Program
Johannes Brahms - Piano Concerto No.2
Johannes Brahms - Symphony No.4 in e minor op.98
Music and Dance Events
19.11.2021 - 21.12.2021

German Christmas Market in Sofia

This year the Sofia City Garden will be lit up once again by Christmas lights.
From the 19.11.2021 until 21.12.2021, the Christmas village will be open for visitors every day from 11 am - 10 pm. This year’s craftsmen await you with an aroma of warm wine, stollen, wursts and many other culinary delights.
Handcrafted Christmas decorations, beeswax candles, knitting works and much more. Admission to the grounds of this year’s German Christmas Market will only be possible with a Green certificate. For your convenience the organizers of the event will provide a laboratory on site as well. Green certificate is not required for children under 18 years of age. We are waiting for you!
Festivals
03.12.2021

КINOMANIA 2021

The 35th edition of КINOMANIA will take place in Sofia until 5 December.
The festival will once again present the best of film art from the last two years.
For the 11th time the Festival of French Film will take place within its boundaries.
КINOMANIA is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality.
You can find the program of the festival on: http://www.kinomania.bg
The festival will take place in regulation with all anti-epidemic measures.
Festivals
03.12.2021

SOFIA QUARTET

Chamber Hall
Ensemble
Sofia Quartet
Program
Paul Hindemith - String Quartet No.3
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - String Quartet No.4 in E-flat major, K. 428 (421b)
Music and Dance Events
19.11.2021 - 21.12.2021

German Christmas Market in Sofia

This year the Sofia City Garden will be lit up once again by Christmas lights.
From the 19.11.2021 until 21.12.2021, the Christmas village will be open for visitors every day from 11 am - 10 pm. This year’s craftsmen await you with an aroma of warm wine, stollen, wursts and many other culinary delights.
Handcrafted Christmas decorations, beeswax candles, knitting works and much more. Admission to the grounds of this year’s German Christmas Market will only be possible with a Green certificate. For your convenience the organizers of the event will provide a laboratory on site as well. Green certificate is not required for children under 18 years of age. We are waiting for you!
Festivals
04.12.2021

КINOMANIA 2021

The 35th edition of КINOMANIA will take place in Sofia until 5 December.
The festival will once again present the best of film art from the last two years.
For the 11th time the Festival of French Film will take place within its boundaries.
КINOMANIA is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality.
You can find the program of the festival on: http://www.kinomania.bg
The festival will take place in regulation with all anti-epidemic measures.
Festivals
04.12.2021

SHEGOBISHKO OF THE ISLAND OF MIRACLES

Musical Georgi Kostov
Duration: 60 minutes
Chamber hall
Performed in Bulgarian
Music and Dance Events
04.12.2021

THE DAY OF FORGIVENESS

Musical by Dimitar Kostantsaliev
Duration - 1:15
Chamber hall
Performed in Bulgarian
Music and Dance Events
04.12.2021

CARMEN-SUITE BOLERO

Music by Bizet - Shchedrin and Maurice Ravel
Main hall
Music and Dance Events
19.11.2021 - 21.12.2021

German Christmas Market in Sofia

This year the Sofia City Garden will be lit up once again by Christmas lights.
From the 19.11.2021 until 21.12.2021, the Christmas village will be open for visitors every day from 11 am - 10 pm. This year’s craftsmen await you with an aroma of warm wine, stollen, wursts and many other culinary delights.
Handcrafted Christmas decorations, beeswax candles, knitting works and much more. Admission to the grounds of this year’s German Christmas Market will only be possible with a Green certificate. For your convenience the organizers of the event will provide a laboratory on site as well. Green certificate is not required for children under 18 years of age. We are waiting for you!
Festivals
05.12.2021

КINOMANIA 2021

The 35th edition of КINOMANIA will take place in Sofia until 5 December.
The festival will once again present the best of film art from the last two years.
For the 11th time the Festival of French Film will take place within its boundaries.
КINOMANIA is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality.
You can find the program of the festival on: http://www.kinomania.bg
The festival will take place in regulation with all anti-epidemic measures.
Festivals
05.12.2021

DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE

Opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – version adapted for children
Runnig time: 01:00
Chamber hall
Performed in Bulgarian
Music and Dance Events
05.12.2021

KARIN BONELLI & NAYDEN TODOROV

Conductor
Nayden Todorov
Soloist/s
Karin Bonelli
Ensemble
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
Program
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Flute Concerto in D minor, Wq 22
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.5 in e minor, op.64
Music and Dance Events
06.12.2021
Religious Holidays
19.11.2021 - 21.12.2021

German Christmas Market in Sofia

This year the Sofia City Garden will be lit up once again by Christmas lights.
From the 19.11.2021 until 21.12.2021, the Christmas village will be open for visitors every day from 11 am - 10 pm. This year’s craftsmen await you with an aroma of warm wine, stollen, wursts and many other culinary delights.
Handcrafted Christmas decorations, beeswax candles, knitting works and much more. Admission to the grounds of this year’s German Christmas Market will only be possible with a Green certificate. For your convenience the organizers of the event will provide a laboratory on site as well. Green certificate is not required for children under 18 years of age. We are waiting for you!
Festivals
19.11.2021 - 21.12.2021

German Christmas Market in Sofia

This year the Sofia City Garden will be lit up once again by Christmas lights.
From the 19.11.2021 until 21.12.2021, the Christmas village will be open for visitors every day from 11 am - 10 pm. This year’s craftsmen await you with an aroma of warm wine, stollen, wursts and many other culinary delights.
Handcrafted Christmas decorations, beeswax candles, knitting works and much more. Admission to the grounds of this year’s German Christmas Market will only be possible with a Green certificate. For your convenience the organizers of the event will provide a laboratory on site as well. Green certificate is not required for children under 18 years of age. We are waiting for you!
Festivals
19.11.2021 - 21.12.2021

German Christmas Market in Sofia

This year the Sofia City Garden will be lit up once again by Christmas lights.
From the 19.11.2021 until 21.12.2021, the Christmas village will be open for visitors every day from 11 am - 10 pm. This year’s craftsmen await you with an aroma of warm wine, stollen, wursts and many other culinary delights.
Handcrafted Christmas decorations, beeswax candles, knitting works and much more. Admission to the grounds of this year’s German Christmas Market will only be possible with a Green certificate. For your convenience the organizers of the event will provide a laboratory on site as well. Green certificate is not required for children under 18 years of age. We are waiting for you!
Festivals
19.11.2021 - 21.12.2021

German Christmas Market in Sofia

This year the Sofia City Garden will be lit up once again by Christmas lights.
From the 19.11.2021 until 21.12.2021, the Christmas village will be open for visitors every day from 11 am - 10 pm. This year’s craftsmen await you with an aroma of warm wine, stollen, wursts and many other culinary delights.
Handcrafted Christmas decorations, beeswax candles, knitting works and much more. Admission to the grounds of this year’s German Christmas Market will only be possible with a Green certificate. For your convenience the organizers of the event will provide a laboratory on site as well. Green certificate is not required for children under 18 years of age. We are waiting for you!
Festivals
09.12.2021

SOFIA PHILHARMONIC VISITING MUSIKVEREIN – WIEN

Wiener Musikverein Golden Hall, Vienna, Austria
Conductor
Nayden Todorov
Soloist/s
Ensemble
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
Program
Bedřich Smetana - Symphonic Poem "Vltava" from Cycle "Má vlast"
Veselin Stoyanov - Grotesque Symphony Suite Bai Ganyu
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.5 in e minor, op.64
Music and Dance Events
19.11.2021 - 21.12.2021

German Christmas Market in Sofia

This year the Sofia City Garden will be lit up once again by Christmas lights.
From the 19.11.2021 until 21.12.2021, the Christmas village will be open for visitors every day from 11 am - 10 pm. This year’s craftsmen await you with an aroma of warm wine, stollen, wursts and many other culinary delights.
Handcrafted Christmas decorations, beeswax candles, knitting works and much more. Admission to the grounds of this year’s German Christmas Market will only be possible with a Green certificate. For your convenience the organizers of the event will provide a laboratory on site as well. Green certificate is not required for children under 18 years of age. We are waiting for you!
Festivals
10.12.2021

DAS RHEINGOLD

Opera by Richard Wagner
Duration 2:45
Main hall 1
German, with Bulgarian subtitles
Music and Dance Events
19.11.2021 - 21.12.2021

German Christmas Market in Sofia

This year the Sofia City Garden will be lit up once again by Christmas lights.
From the 19.11.2021 until 21.12.2021, the Christmas village will be open for visitors every day from 11 am - 10 pm. This year’s craftsmen await you with an aroma of warm wine, stollen, wursts and many other culinary delights.
Handcrafted Christmas decorations, beeswax candles, knitting works and much more. Admission to the grounds of this year’s German Christmas Market will only be possible with a Green certificate. For your convenience the organizers of the event will provide a laboratory on site as well. Green certificate is not required for children under 18 years of age. We are waiting for you!
Festivals
11.12.2021

WINNIE THE POOH

Musical for children by Andrey Drenikov
Chamber hall
It is performed in Bulgarian
Music and Dance Events
11.12.2021

The last wish

Children's musical by Dimitar Kostantaliev
Chamber hall
Music and Dance Events
19.11.2021 - 21.12.2021

German Christmas Market in Sofia

This year the Sofia City Garden will be lit up once again by Christmas lights.
From the 19.11.2021 until 21.12.2021, the Christmas village will be open for visitors every day from 11 am - 10 pm. This year’s craftsmen await you with an aroma of warm wine, stollen, wursts and many other culinary delights.
Handcrafted Christmas decorations, beeswax candles, knitting works and much more. Admission to the grounds of this year’s German Christmas Market will only be possible with a Green certificate. For your convenience the organizers of the event will provide a laboratory on site as well. Green certificate is not required for children under 18 years of age. We are waiting for you!
Festivals
12.12.2021

Fairytale – Christmas Jazz Concert

12.12.21, 12:00; Borisova Gradina Park Theater.
Entrance free.
Fairytale - Christmas Jazz Concert of Vili Stoyanov.
Music by Yossif Tzankov.
Yossif Tzankov, Bulgarian composer and public figure, is consider as the founder of the modern Bulgarian green pop song. He is a grandfather of the trombone player Vili Stoyanov and grand grandfather of the Josiffa Tsankova.
Fairytale - Christmas Jazz Concert is dedicated to entire work of the composer Yossif Tzankov.
Jossifa Stoyanova – vocal
Vili Stoyanov – trombone
Dimitar Blagoev – guitar
Daniel Febbo – bass
Dimitar Semov – drums
Peter Terziev – vocal
The concert is realized with the support of Sofia Municipality.
Music and Dance Events
12.12.2021

LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD

Musical fairy-tale by Alexander Vladigerov
Chamber hall
Music and Dance Events
12.12.2021

TOSCA

Opera by Giacomo Puccini
Duration - 2:30
Main hall
It is performed in Italian with Bulgarian subtitles
Music and Dance Events
19.11.2021 - 21.12.2021

German Christmas Market in Sofia

This year the Sofia City Garden will be lit up once again by Christmas lights.
From the 19.11.2021 until 21.12.2021, the Christmas village will be open for visitors every day from 11 am - 10 pm. This year’s craftsmen await you with an aroma of warm wine, stollen, wursts and many other culinary delights.
Handcrafted Christmas decorations, beeswax candles, knitting works and much more. Admission to the grounds of this year’s German Christmas Market will only be possible with a Green certificate. For your convenience the organizers of the event will provide a laboratory on site as well. Green certificate is not required for children under 18 years of age. We are waiting for you!
Festivals
19.11.2021 - 21.12.2021

German Christmas Market in Sofia

This year the Sofia City Garden will be lit up once again by Christmas lights.
From the 19.11.2021 until 21.12.2021, the Christmas village will be open for visitors every day from 11 am - 10 pm. This year’s craftsmen await you with an aroma of warm wine, stollen, wursts and many other culinary delights.
Handcrafted Christmas decorations, beeswax candles, knitting works and much more. Admission to the grounds of this year’s German Christmas Market will only be possible with a Green certificate. For your convenience the organizers of the event will provide a laboratory on site as well. Green certificate is not required for children under 18 years of age. We are waiting for you!
Festivals
14.12.2021

“IMPRESSIA” VOCAL ENSEMBLE

Chamber Hall
Ensemble
Impressia Vocal Ensemble
About the Event
“Impressia” Vocal Ensemble and Yanko Marinov – piano presents:
The Snow Girl’s Heart
Christmas Fairytale for children.
Music and Dance Events
19.11.2021 - 21.12.2021

German Christmas Market in Sofia

This year the Sofia City Garden will be lit up once again by Christmas lights.
From the 19.11.2021 until 21.12.2021, the Christmas village will be open for visitors every day from 11 am - 10 pm. This year’s craftsmen await you with an aroma of warm wine, stollen, wursts and many other culinary delights.
Handcrafted Christmas decorations, beeswax candles, knitting works and much more. Admission to the grounds of this year’s German Christmas Market will only be possible with a Green certificate. For your convenience the organizers of the event will provide a laboratory on site as well. Green certificate is not required for children under 18 years of age. We are waiting for you!
Festivals
15.12.2021

Christmas Magic – dedicated to the 100-year anniversary of the National Music Academy

December 15, 2021/ 7:00 pm / Hall 11, National Palace of Culture
Christmas Magic symphony concert is dedicated to the 100-year anniversary of Professor Pancho Vladigerov National Music Academy. The concert opens the New Year’s Music Festival in National Palace of Culture.
Ensemble: Academic Symphony Orchestra.
Conductor and Soloists - students from Professor Pancho Vladigerov National Music Academy.
Program: Torelli, Weber, Donizetti, Vladigerov, Cherkin, Arditi, Tchaikovsky, Mozart.
Tickets are available at the ticket-desk of National Palace of Culture or online at www.tickets.ndk.bg.
Image: Official website of the National Palace of Culture
Music and Dance Events
15.12.2021

QUARTO QUARTET
Happy Birthday Beethoven!

Ensemble
Quarto Quartet
Program
Krasimir Kyurkchiyski - String Quartet
Ludwig van Beethoven - Kreutzer Sonata No.9, Op. 47 (arr. for strings by Ivan Penchev)
Music and Dance Events
15.12.2021

The other Belcanto – vocal recital

December 15, 2021/ 7:00 pm / Hall 9, National Palace of Culture
The other Belcanto – vocal recital. The concert is a part of the New Year’s Music Festival in National Palace of Culture.
Soloists: Mila Michova – soprano; Vasilena Atanasova – clavier.
Program: Verdi, Meyerbeer, Korngold, Rota, Cilea, Strauss.
Tickets are available at the ticket-desk of National Palace of Culture or online at www.tickets.ndk.bg.
Image: Official website of the National Palace of Culture
Music and Dance Events
19.11.2021 - 21.12.2021

German Christmas Market in Sofia

This year the Sofia City Garden will be lit up once again by Christmas lights.
From the 19.11.2021 until 21.12.2021, the Christmas village will be open for visitors every day from 11 am - 10 pm. This year’s craftsmen await you with an aroma of warm wine, stollen, wursts and many other culinary delights.
Handcrafted Christmas decorations, beeswax candles, knitting works and much more. Admission to the grounds of this year’s German Christmas Market will only be possible with a Green certificate. For your convenience the organizers of the event will provide a laboratory on site as well. Green certificate is not required for children under 18 years of age. We are waiting for you!
Festivals
16.12.2021

LAETITIA HAHN & FRIEDRICH PREIFFER

Conductor
Friedrich Pfeiffer
Soloist/s
Laetitia Hahn
Ensemble
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
Program
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 32 in G major, KV 318
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 19 in F major, KV 459
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Serenade No.10, for 13 Wind Instruments
Music and Dance Events
16.12.2021

Pre-Christmas Sparks - dedicated to the 100-year anniversary of the National Music Academy

December 16, 2021/ 7:00 pm / Hall 9, National Palace of Culture
Pre-Christmas Sparks chamber concert is dedicated to the 100-year anniversary of Professor Pancho Vladigerov National Music Academy. The concert is a part of the New Year’s Music Festival in National Palace of Culture.
Ensemble: Students from Professor Pancho Vladigerov National Music Academy.
Program: Karłowicz, Hummel, Tchaikovsky, List, Prokofiev.
Tickets are available at the ticket-desk of National Palace of Culture or online at www.tickets.ndk.bg.
Image: Official website of the National Palace of Culture
Music and Dance Events
16.12.2021

THE NUTCRACKER

Ballet by P. I. Tchaikovsky
Duration 2:00 Intermission 1
Main hall
Music and Dance Events
19.11.2021 - 21.12.2021

German Christmas Market in Sofia

This year the Sofia City Garden will be lit up once again by Christmas lights.
From the 19.11.2021 until 21.12.2021, the Christmas village will be open for visitors every day from 11 am - 10 pm. This year’s craftsmen await you with an aroma of warm wine, stollen, wursts and many other culinary delights.
Handcrafted Christmas decorations, beeswax candles, knitting works and much more. Admission to the grounds of this year’s German Christmas Market will only be possible with a Green certificate. For your convenience the organizers of the event will provide a laboratory on site as well. Green certificate is not required for children under 18 years of age. We are waiting for you!
Festivals
17.12.2021

CHRISTMAS DÉJÀ VU”

Chamber Hall
Ensemble
Bella Voce
About the Event
Vocal Ensemble “Bella Voce” presents:
Christmas Déjà vu”
Music and Dance Events
17.12.2021

THE NUTCRACKER

Ballet by P. I. Tchaikovsky
Duration 2:00 Intermission 1
Main hall
Music and Dance Events
19.11.2021 - 21.12.2021

German Christmas Market in Sofia

This year the Sofia City Garden will be lit up once again by Christmas lights.
From the 19.11.2021 until 21.12.2021, the Christmas village will be open for visitors every day from 11 am - 10 pm. This year’s craftsmen await you with an aroma of warm wine, stollen, wursts and many other culinary delights.
Handcrafted Christmas decorations, beeswax candles, knitting works and much more. Admission to the grounds of this year’s German Christmas Market will only be possible with a Green certificate. For your convenience the organizers of the event will provide a laboratory on site as well. Green certificate is not required for children under 18 years of age. We are waiting for you!
Festivals
18.12.2021
Music and Dance Events
18.12.2021

Christmas concert for children

December 18, 2021/ 11:00 pm/ Hall 6, National Palace of Culture Christmas concert for children is a part of the New Year’s Music Festival in National Palace of Culture.
Ensemble: Students from Lyubomir Pipkov National Music School.
Tickets are available at the ticket-desk of National Palace of Culture or online at www.ndk.bg. Image: Official website of the National Palace of Culture
Music and Dance Events
18.12.2021

100 YEARS PIAZZOLLA

Chamber Hall
Soloist/s
Alex Atanasov
Lora Markova
Sara Chakarova
Georgi Dimitrov - Zhozho
Ensemble
Classic Art
Program
Astor Piazzolla - Libertango
Astor Piazzolla - The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires
Music and Dance Events
18.12.2021

THE NUTCRACKER

Ballet by P. I. Tchaikovsky
Duration 2:00 Intermission 1
Main hall
Music and Dance Events
19.11.2021 - 21.12.2021

German Christmas Market in Sofia

This year the Sofia City Garden will be lit up once again by Christmas lights.
From the 19.11.2021 until 21.12.2021, the Christmas village will be open for visitors every day from 11 am - 10 pm. This year’s craftsmen await you with an aroma of warm wine, stollen, wursts and many other culinary delights.
Handcrafted Christmas decorations, beeswax candles, knitting works and much more. Admission to the grounds of this year’s German Christmas Market will only be possible with a Green certificate. For your convenience the organizers of the event will provide a laboratory on site as well. Green certificate is not required for children under 18 years of age. We are waiting for you!
Festivals
19.12.2021

THE NUTCRACKER

Soloist/s
Ensemble
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
Program
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - "The Nutcracker"
Music and Dance Events
19.12.2021

THE THREE PIGGIES

Music by Alexandar Raichev
Chamber hall
Music and Dance Events
19.11.2021 - 21.12.2021

German Christmas Market in Sofia

This year the Sofia City Garden will be lit up once again by Christmas lights.
From the 19.11.2021 until 21.12.2021, the Christmas village will be open for visitors every day from 11 am - 10 pm. This year’s craftsmen await you with an aroma of warm wine, stollen, wursts and many other culinary delights.
Handcrafted Christmas decorations, beeswax candles, knitting works and much more. Admission to the grounds of this year’s German Christmas Market will only be possible with a Green certificate. For your convenience the organizers of the event will provide a laboratory on site as well. Green certificate is not required for children under 18 years of age. We are waiting for you!
Festivals
20.12.2021

Christmas tree

Masha Ilieva Ballet School
Main hall
Music and Dance Events
19.11.2021 - 21.12.2021

German Christmas Market in Sofia

This year the Sofia City Garden will be lit up once again by Christmas lights.
From the 19.11.2021 until 21.12.2021, the Christmas village will be open for visitors every day from 11 am - 10 pm. This year’s craftsmen await you with an aroma of warm wine, stollen, wursts and many other culinary delights.
Handcrafted Christmas decorations, beeswax candles, knitting works and much more. Admission to the grounds of this year’s German Christmas Market will only be possible with a Green certificate. For your convenience the organizers of the event will provide a laboratory on site as well. Green certificate is not required for children under 18 years of age. We are waiting for you!
Festivals
21.12.2021

CHRISTMAS WITH QUARTO QUARTET

Ensemble
Quarto Quartet
About the Event
Winter FairyTale – performance with music from favorite movies.
Featuring Vaya Dance Studio.
Music and Dance Events
21.12.2021

THE NUTCRACKER

Ballet by P. I. Tchaikovsky
Duration 2:00 Intermission 1
Main hall
Music and Dance Events
22.12.2021

White Christmas – Christmas concert of the Children Choir of the Bulgarian National Radio

December 22, 2021/ 6:30 pm / Hall 11, National Palace of Culture
White Christmas – Christmas concert of the Children Choir of the Bulgarian
National Radio. The concert is a part of the New Year’s Music Festival in National Palace of Culture.
Conductor: Venetsia Karamanova.
Clavier: Siana Atanasova.
Soloists: Maria Slavova – soprano; Violeta Radomirska – mezzo-soprano.
Program: Christmas song from all over the world.
Tickets are available at the ticket-desk of National Palace of Culture or online at www.tickets.ndk.bg.
Image: Official website of the National Palace of Culture
Music and Dance Events
22.12.2021

Brass Stroll for Christmas - dedicated to the 100-year anniversary of the National Music Academy

December 22, 2021/ 7:00 pm / Hall 6, National Palace of Culture
Brass Stroll for Christmas jazz concert is dedicated to the 100-year anniversary of Professor Pancho Vladigerov National Music Academy.
Ensemble: Big Band of the National Music Academy.
Band’s leader: Michail Yossifov.
Program: Barroso, Hefti, Tizol, Zawinul, Franklin, Gruber and others.
Tickets are available at the ticket-desk of National Palace of Culture or online at www.tickets.ndk.bg.
Image: Official website of the National Palace of Culture
Music and Dance Events
22.12.2021

CONCERT OF ZHENI ZAHARIEVA & PHILHARMONICA STRING QUARTET

Chamber Hall
Soloist/s
Zheni Zaharieva
Ensemble
Philharmonica String Quartet
Music and Dance Events
22.12.2021

THE NUTCRACKER

Ballet by P. I. Tchaikovsky
Duration 2:00 Intermission 1
Main hall
Music and Dance Events
22.12.2021

White Christmas – Christmas concert of the Children Choir of the Bulgarian National Radio

December 22, 2021/ 8:30 pm / Hall 11, National Palace of Culture
White Christmas – Christmas concert of the Children Choir of the Bulgarian
National Radio. The concert is a part of the New Year’s Music Festival in National Palace of Culture.
Conductor: Venetsia Karamanova.
Clavier: Siana Atanasova.
Soloists: Maria Slavova – soprano; Violeta Radomirska – mezzo-soprano.
Program: Christmas song from all over the world.
Tickets are available at the ticket-desk of National Palace of Culture or online at www.tickets.ndk.bg.
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23.12.2021

CHRISTMAS ORATORIO WITH ERWIN ORTNER

Conductor
Erwin Ortner
Soloist/s
Johanna Krokovay
Matthias Helm
Michael Nowak
Ursula Langmayr
Ensemble
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
National Philharmonic Choir
Program
Johann Sebastian Bach - Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV 248
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23.12.2021

FESTIVE IMPRESSIONS

December 23, 2021/ 7:00 pm / Hall 9, National Palace of Culture
Festive Impressions chamber concert. The concert is a part of the New Year’s
Music Festival in National Palace of Culture.
Viktoria Vasilenko – clavier.
Atanas Krastev – violoncello.
Program: Tchaikovsky; Niccolo Paganini; César Franck.
Tickets are available at the ticket-desk of National Palace of Culture or online at www.tickets.ndk.bg.
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23.12.2021

THE NUTCRACKER

Ballet by P. I. Tchaikovsky
Duration 2:00 Intermission 1
Main hall
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24.12.2021
National and Official Holidays Religious Holidays
25.12.2021 - 26.12.2021
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27.12.2021

IN THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS

Chamber Hall
Soloist/s
Adelina Galova
Slavin Peev
Svetlin Hristov
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27.12.2021

Warmth for the Winter Nights – clavier recital

27.12.2021 - 7:00 pm / Hall 11, National Palace of Culture
Warmth for the Winter Nights – clavier recital. The concert is part of the New Year’s Music Festival in National Palace of Culture.
Soloist: Ivan Yanakov– clavier.
Program: Mozart, Shumann, Ravel, Tabakova.
Tickets are available at the ticket-desk of National Palace of Culture or online at www.tickets.ndk.bg.
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28.12.2021

CHRISTMAS CONCERT featuring Sofia Youth Philharmonic Orchestra

Conductor
Slavil Dimitrov
Soloist/s
Ensemble
Sofia Youth Philharmonic
National Philharmonic Choir
About the Event
Works by:
L. Pipkov, P. I. Tchaikovsky, W. A. Mozart, G. Fr. Handel, G. Puccini, G. Verdi and others.
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29.12.2021

Footsteps in the snow - chamber concert

29.12.2021 - 7:00 pm / Hall 11, National Palace of Culture
Footstpes in the snow – chamber concert. The concert is part of the New Year’s Music Festival in National Palace of Culture.
Soloist: Ivan penchev – violin; Denitsa Dimitrov – harp.
Program: Bizet, Ravel, Bach, Korsakov and others.
Tickets are available at the ticket-desk of National Palace of Culture or online at www.tickets.ndk.bg.
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29.12.2021

New Years Gala Concert

Traditional New Years Gala Concert
Main hall
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30.12.2021

NEW YEAR’S CONCERT

Conductor
Svetoslav Borisov
Soloist/s
Agnes Selma Weiland
Ensemble
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
Program
Émile Waldteufel - The Skater's Waltz
Emmerich Kálmán - Aria of Sylva from "Die Csárdásfürstin"
Franz Lehár - Giuditta’s aria (Meine Lippen, sie küssen so heiβ) from the Operetta "Giuditta", Act 4
Franz von Suppé - "Light Cavalry" Overture
Franz Lehár - "Vilja Song" (Es lebt eine Vilja) from "The Merry Widow" operetta
Johann Strauss Jr. - Entrance March from the operetta Gypsy Baron
Johann Strauss Jr. - Czardas of Rosalinde (Aria "Klänge der Heimat"), Act II from Operetta "Die Fledermaus"
Johann Strauss Jr. - Kaiser - Walzer Op. 437
Johann Strauss Jr. - Overture from Operetta "Die Fledermaus"
Johann Strauss Jr. - Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka Op. 214
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30.12.2021

New Years Gala Concert

Traditional New Years Gala Concert
Main hall
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31.12.2021

New Years Gala Concert

Traditional New Years Gala Concert
Main hall
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