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Monday 06 September 2021
06 September 2021 - 12 September 2021
October 2021
04.07.2020 - 31.12.2021

The Scars of War: The Lost Architectural Heritage of Sofia

4.7.2019 – 30.09.2021

The National History Museum presents immersive space “The Scars of War: The Lost Architectural Heritage of Sofia”.

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.

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 -
29.10.2020 - 31.12.2021



29.10.2020 – 30.09.2021

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

National and Official Holidays
27.05.2021 - 19.09.2021

STREAM THROUGH TIME archaeological exhibition

The National Archaeological Museum presents its latest temporary exhibition STREAM THROUGH
More than 400 artefacts from 60 sites discovered during the rescue archaeological excavations will be presented to the public. These include exquisite ceramic vessels, tools and weapons, gold and silver jewelry, coins and statuettes, from the Early Neolithic (6000 BC) to the Bulgarian Revival (19th century).
STREAM THROUGH will run from May 27 till September 19, 2021.
20.07.2021 - 07.09.2021


ONE Gallery and BlackPeak Capital present OPEN BORDERS IVELINA MOMCHEVA solo exhibition - paintings
July 20 – September 7, 2021
Official opening: July 20 - Tuesday, 6pm - 8.30pm
05.08.2021 - 12.09.2021

The National Gallery and FotoFabrika Festival present MEMENTO VIVERE

The Palace, 1 Knyaz Alexander I Square
Memento Vivere (Remember You Are Alive) is the fourth exhibition in the program of the eighth edition of FotoFabrika Photo Festival, part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality. It brings together for the first time works by 15 contemporary Bulgarian and international authors.
The exhibition continues the theme of last year's exhibition of Fotofabrika in the National Gallery - Palace - Memento Mori (Remember that you are mortal).
Fotofabrika is an annual festival and an up-to-date international platform for the best examples of reportage and art photography. Its eighth edition is part of the Cultural Events Calendar of Sofia Municipality for 2021.
01.08.2021 - 09.09.2021

Roma Cultural Heritage

The exhibition can be seen from August 1 to September 9 from 9 am to 5 pm.
Hall No. 3, Krasno selo HC MIC
Free Admission.

Sofia Ekiden Marathon 2021

SOFIA EKIDEN MARATHON REGISTRATION: A request for participation is submitted at

More information at: phones: +359 888 24 11 93 /+359 898 7763 66 /+ 359 898 46 20 01/ +359 888912670/ e-mail:;

Time and place of the event: 6th of September, 2021, Sofia city.

Starting time: The start of the Sofia Ekiden (Relay) Marathon will be given at 9.00 am in front of the Vasil Levski National Stadium, located at the intersection of Evlogi and Hristo Georgievi Blvd. and Gurko Str.

Route: The START / FINAL of the Sofia Ekiden Marathon 2021 will be given in front of the Vasil Levski National Stadium, which is located at the intersection of Evlogi and Hristo Georgievi Blvd. and Gurko Str. The route of the Relay Marathon will include a 5 km-long lap, which will go through the central part of the city of Sofia, along Evlogi and Hristo Georgiev Blvd. (Western lane), Prof. Frityof Nansen Str. (to Vasil Levski Blvd.) and through Evlogi and Hristo Georgievi Blvd., Bulgaria Blvd. to Pencho Slaveykov Blvd. and back to Bulgaria Blvd., to the right on Cherni Vruh Blvd. near the Earth and People Museum and back to Evlogi and Hristo Georgievi Blvd. (Eastern lane), and Vasil Levski Stadium. The sixth leg, which is also the last covers Dragan Tsankov Blvd and a tour of Borisova Gradina Park. The route will be marked throughout its entire length with railings, lanes and directional arrows on the pavement. There will be judges, located at the key locations. The organizer reserves the right to make changes to the lap of the route if necessary.

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Sports Events
22.07.2021 - 19.09.2021

Roots - 16 contemporary sculptors celebrating Galin Malakchiev

Roots is dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the birth of Galin Malakchiev (1931-1987).
The exhibition includes extensive visual material related to his work, his easel sculptures and projects for public buildings. For the first time, scanned and enlarged drawings from Galin Malakchiev's sketchbook will be displayed, including many sketches of metal sculptures.
17.08.2021 - 17.10.2021


The large-scale exhibition of contemporary art from the Czech Republic, prepared for the National Gallery and the Bulgarian public, is named after a map of the Czech lands from the Baroque period.
The presented themes, shapes and symbols form a powerful stream of scenes, resembling dreams, fantasy worlds and parallel realities, often caused by the impulses of everyday life. By questioning reality, the authors share with the audience their new feelings and visions of reality.
01.08.2021 - 09.09.2021

Exhibition - Roma Cultural Heritage

The exhibition can be seen from September 1 to
September 9, from 9 am to 5 pm.
Hall No. 3, Krasno selo HC MIC
Free Admission.