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Thursday 26 November 2020
23 November 2020 - 29 November 2020
November 2020
04.07.2020 - 31.12.2020

The Scars of War: The Lost Architectural Heritage of Sofia

4.7.2019 – 31.12.2020

The National History Museum presents immersive space “The Scars of War: The Lost Architectural Heritage of Sofia”. The exhibition will run until end of December.

With sensory impulses, authentic video footage, photo archives and emblematic exhibits, the visitor will be “immersed” in the period before and during the bombings, will wander through the calm and beautiful pre-war Sofia, will witness the devastating blow that war inflicted on the city and will experience the fate of the hundreds people who lost their homes. The memories of eyewitnesses, recreated by famous Bulgarian actors will complete the narrative about some of the most dramatic days of the Bulgarian capital.

The project “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” program of Sofia Municipality.

Exhibitions
08.07.2020 - 30.09.2021

Pathways to the table

The National Ethnographic Museum presents the exhibition Pathways to the table
8.7.2020 - 30.09.2021
The exhibition presents the many ways that the “Pathways to the table” have evolved in Bulgaria through time. The exhibition consists of the following thematic collections: Sheep and goat breeding, Horticulture, Apiculture, and etc. With the current exhibition presents, the National Ethnographic Museum the traditional way of life and culture of Bulgarian nation. Pathways to the table will run until September 30, 2021.
For more information, please visit the website of the National Ethnographic Museum - www.iefem.bas.bg.
Exhibitions
14.07.2020 - 31.12.2020

The Army in Times of Change

The National Museum of Military History presents the exhibition “The Army in Times of Change”
The exhibition traces the development of the Bulgarian Army over the past 30 years. The event is realised on the occasion of the 141 st anniversary of the establishment of the Ministry of Defence and the 104 th anniversary of the foundation of the National Museum of Military History.
For more information, please visit the website of the National Museum of Military History http://www.militarymuseum.bg/index-en.html.
Exhibitions
10.09.2020 - 21.12.2020

Archaeology of Sofia

Regional History Museum - Sofia presents Sixth Annual Exhibition “Archaeology of Sofia”. The exhibition will present the studies and discoveries in the territory of Sofia and the region of the past archaeological season. It will run from September 10 until December 21, 2020.
On the picture: a lead tile ′′ Danube Horsemen ′′ (5th century AD). Found in an archaeological study on 27 Georg Washington Str. in Sofia.
Exhibitions
16.09.2020 - 29.11.2020

Sofia’s First Art Salon

Vaska Emanouilova Gallery presents the exhibition Sofia’s First Art Salon - The 110th Anniversary of the Trapko Gallery. The first private art salon in Sofia was called the Permanent Art Gallery and was established in the spring of 1910 by the young entrepreneur and painter Trapko Vasilev. Its existence spanned between 1910 and 1944. Trapko did not spare his enthusiasm, energy and support for the modern Bulgarian art in the interwar period.

The current exhibition includes 28 artworks. Among them are works authored by famous painters who held their shows at the Trapko Gallery – Nikola Tanev, Bencho Obreshkov, Boris Denev, Alexander Mutafov, Atanas Mihov, Petar Morozov, Konstantin Shtarkelov, Vassil Zakhariev, Doncho Zankov, Petar Ouroumov and others.

Another part of the exhibition is devoted to the painterly and artistic work of Trapko Vasilev himself.

In the process of the organization of the exhibition were also involved: The National Library, the Regional Museum of Sofia, the National Literature Museum and “Charta – Publishing and Gallery”. Photographs and archival materials were provided by the Central State Archives and the web blog “Old Sofia”.


On the picture:
Still-life with Oranges, the 1960s, oil on canvas, 52 x 66 cm
Nikola Georgiev (1884–1963)
Sofia City Art Gallery Collection
Exhibitions
29.10.2020 - 01.03.2021

“SOFIA – CAPITAL OF UNIFIED BULGARIA”

THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MILITARY HISTORY PRESENTS THE EXHIBITION “SOFIA – CAPITAL OF UNIFIED BULGARIA”

29.10.2020 – 1.03.2021

Тhe exhibition “Sofia – Capital of Unified Bulgaria” focuses on the role of Sofia as epicentre for the decisions which rendered the dream for the unification of the Principality of Bulgaria and Eastern Rumelia possible. The exhibition narrative highlights the act of the Unification and its military defence; the role of diplomacy and of the efforts of the institutions in Sofia; the growth of the town into a capital of unified Bulgaria – a central of all state institutions and a unifying heart for the Bulgarians in the Principality of Bulgaria and in Eastern Rumelia. The exhibition presents exhibits – symbols of the dream for unification. Among them are regulation colours and volunteerunits’ banners, under the folds of which Bulgarians defended at once the cause of the Unification, and Sofia – Serbian forces’ immediate objective.

Personal belongings of Prince Alexander I, of the Speaker of the National Assembly Stefan Stambolov, of the Prime Minister Petko Karavelov, of the Minister of Justice Vasil Radoslavov, of the Minister of War Captain Konstantin Nikiforov, and others, frame Sofia’s efforts towards a swift administrative and legislative integration and towards the transformation of the capital into a centre of Unified Bulgaria.

A specially developed touch-screen application rediscovers Sofia’s place in the events from 135 years ago, focusing on the role of institutions, public buildings, and private homes of the capital’s urban environment.

Entrance fee. Tickets at the ticket-desk of National Museum of Military History.

The exhibition is realized in partnership with the Regional History Museum – Sofia, Directorate of Museums– Koprivshtitsa, and Stefan Noykov Foundation, within the “Sofia – Capital of Unified Bulgaria” project, funded by the “Culture” programme of Sofia Municipality.

Image: National Museum of Military History

Exhibitions
01.11.2020 - 31.05.2021

ZOONOTIC PATHOGEN TYPES

The National Museum of Natural History at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences presents the exhibition Zoonotic Pathogen Types

November 1 2020 – May 31 2021


The exhibition Zoonotic Pathogen Types was realised on the occasion of the most actual topic - the origin and transmission of pandemies, caused by the so called the zoonoses. Entrance fee. Tickets at the ticket-desk of the National Museum of Natural History at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

Image: The National Museum of Natural History at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Exhibitions
03.11.2020 - 06.12.2020

ROMANTICS LOVE CONCEPTUALISM

SOFIA CITY ART GALLERY Presents the exhibition ROMANTICS LOVE CONCEPTUALISM

By Svilen Stefanov

November 3 – December 6 2020


Svilen Stefanov is an artist, an art historian and professor of twentieth century art history at the Bulgarian National Academy of Art. The paintings in the exhibition present hidden meanings regarding art history, philosophy, literature and music, and accordingly, every viewer will see something novel; but even the little is much here.

Tickets at the ticket-desk of Sofia City Art Gallery.

Image: www.sghg.bg.

Exhibitions
05.11.2020 - 28.03.2021

′′Feed the Soul, to listen to you. Nutrition in Sofia′′

The Regional History Museum – Sofia presents the exhibition ′′Feed the Soul, to listen to you. Nutrition in Sofia and Sofia′′

November 5, 2020-March 28, 2021


The exhibition presents the many ways that the “Nutrition in Sofia” has changed in Sofia through time. The current exhibition covers two historical times, from the Liberation of Bulgaria in 1878 to the end of the 19th century, and from the beginning of the 20th century to the 1940s.

There is a special emphasis on a table layout for a solemn lunch in the Royal Palace

The project was brought to life with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture and with the assistance of: the National Polytechnic Museum, Sofia City Art Gallery, and Bulgarian State Agency ′′Archives ′′.

Tickets at the ticket-desk of the Regional History Museum – Sofia

Exhibitions
11.11.2020 - 31.03.2021

Garden of Spirituality. Mount Athos and Bulgarian Art from Early to Mid-20th Century

SOFIA CITY ART GALLERY presents the exhibition Garden of Spirituality. Mount Athos and Bulgarian Art from Early to Mid-20th Century

November 11, 2020 – March 31, 2020

The exhibition presents art works linked to Mount Athos, its monasteries and history. The exposition’s narrative includes various works, landscape arts, sculptures, angravings, copies of frescoes, drawings, done by some of the most prominent Bulgarian artists of this period. Among them are Ivan Lazarov, Ivan Milev, Vasil Zahariev, Dechko Uzunov, Tsanko Lavrenov.

Tickets at the ticket-desk of Sofia City Art Gallery.

Image: www.sghg.bg.

Exhibitions
26.11.2020 - 27.11.2020

XIV Edition of The Baroque Art Festival 2020

Pancho Vladigerov House Museum


On November 26 and 27, together with Pancho Vladigerov House Museum, Gudrun Sidonie Otto will hold a workshop on baroque interpretations for singers (for registrations: +359 88 240 59 23 and +359 2 8687389; https://vladigerov.org) .

Festivals
12.11.2020 - 03.01.2021

History between II

The Regional History Museum – Sofia presents the exhibition ′′History between II′′

November 12, 2020 –January 3, 2021


The project ′′History between II′′ represents two periods in Sofia’s history. Sofia in the first half of the twentieth century. There is an emphasis on the fate of two Sofia’s streets and its architecture, irretrievably lost after the massive bombings on Sofia during World War II. Sofia in the second half of the twentieth century.

Among the illustrated topics are: Sofia in the late 1950s - a story of a group of young people; Sofia in the 1980s and 1990s the story of a boy, who was using a highlighter for making street art; Skateboarding in Sofia in the late 1980s.

Exhibitions
12.11.2020 - 31.12.2020

„Technique in Bulgaria 1944 – 1989“

The National Polytechnic Museum presents the exhibition „Technique in Bulgaria 1944 – 1989“

12.11.2020 – 31.12.2020


The exhibition presents to the general public the technique used in the everyday life in Bulgaria in the second half of the twentieth century until 1989.

While presenting artifacts, the exhibition focuses on the technical site of the everyday life in Bulgaria, without providing historical analysis of the above mentioned period.

There is a special emphasis on the work of engineer Ivan Marangazov - the inventor of the fist Bulgarian personal computer.

Another emphasis is a collection of diecast replicas of the notable Bulgarian coach “Chavdar”.

The exhibition was realized by the Bulgarian Ministry of Culture.

Image: http://polytechnic-museum.com/

Exhibitions
17.11.2020 - 17.01.2021

Biennale of Illustration 2020

The Regional History Museum - Sofia presents the exhibition Biennale of Illustration 2020

November 17, 2020 - January 17, 2021

In the art gallery at the Triangle Tower of Serdica


The exhibition consists of works by 194 authors. The works are part of different projects, including children's books, scientific publications, encyclopedias, video games, cartoons, calendars, etc.

Exhibitions
10.11.2020 - 28.02.2021

Visionary Academy

A new initiative of the Sports and Youth Activities Department of Sofia Municipality has been launched, targeted at the young people of Sofia.

Visionary Academy was established to provoke the young generation to search and identify socially significant problems and find solutions to them. The Visionary Academy is an incubator of innovative ideas of young people about the community.

Established experts in various fields of knowledge will assist young visionaries in the process of creating and implementing innovative ideas that support different causes, revealing new approaches, methods, and good practices for successful implementation of ideas.

Sports Events
14.11.2020 - 28.11.2020

ENCOUNTERS, Spain-Bulgaria

The exhibition “Encounters, Spain-Bulgaria” will open its doors on November 14, 2020, in the Kristal Garden Park (in front of the Central Military Club). The event is realized on the occasion of the 110 anniversary of the of establishment of diplomatic relations between Spain and Bulgaria.

26 photos form the archive of Bulgarian News Agency traces the development of the political, economic, cultural, social, and sport aspects in relations between Spain and Bulgaria. There is a special emphasis on relations the between the people of Spain and Bulgaria. The exposition will run till November 28, 2020.

The exhibition “Encounters, Spain-Bulgaria” was realized by the Embassy of Spain in Bulgaria in partnership with the Bulgarian News Agency and Sofia Municipality.

Exhibitions
26.11.2020

ELEKTRA

Opera by Richard Strauss

Main hall, 1 Vrabcha Street

Music and Dance Events
26.11.2020

LA DOLCE VITA

The concert will take place in Bulgaria Hall, on Thursday –26.11, at 19:00.

Conductor: Nayden Todorov

Ensemble: Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra

Program: Nino Rota, Ennio Morricone

Tickets at the Ticket Center of Bulgaria Hall and at https://sofiaphilharmonic.com/en

Image: https://sofiaphilharmonic.com/

Music and Dance Events

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