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Events Calendar


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

STATE OPERA VARNA - LA GIOCONDA

Opera by Amilcare Ponchielli
Stage: Big stage
Entrance: 1 Vrabcha Street
Music and Dance Events
15.10.2019

Concert

Stage: Marble lobby – ground floor
Music and Dance Events