• Artefacts from Apollonia Pontica on show in Sofia

      Artefacts from Apollonia Pontica on show in Sofia

      The Sofia History Museum presents the international exhibition Apollonia Pontica: In the Footsteps of Archaeologists. The exhibition tells the story of the ancient city of Apollonia Pontica (modern day Sozopol) and its adjacent territories with its institutions, architecture, everyday life, necropoleis, through archaeological studies going back more than a century. The exhibition is the result of a successful collaboration between Bulgaria and France.

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    • World's best violist to play in Sofia

      World's best violist to play in Sofia

      On 18 December, the best violist of our times Tabea Zimmermann will play the Concerto for viola and orchestra by William Walton under the baton of Alexander Zemtsov in the Bulgaria Hall in Sofia. The programme includes fragments of the first and second suites from Romeo and Juliette by Sergey Prokofiev as well as the most popular symphony by Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.4.

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    • Carolina Schutti: We lost ourselves in the global world

      Carolina Schutti: We lost ourselves in the global world

      I take great interest in people and I am a very careful observer. This is evident in my books, in the minor details I describe, they draw my attention. When I am writing a book, I penetrate deeply into each character and look at the world through their eyes, writer Carolina Schutti says in an interview to Europost.

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    • Two stars shine in Traviata

      Two stars shine in Traviata

      Music critics generally describe La Traviata as Verdi's most daring opera. It would explain why at the time of its premiere the censorship demanded that the story be set in the previous century so that its contemporaries' sensibilities are protected. In reality, the composer unmasks the prejudice of his own society and time. La Traviata was first performed on 6 March 1853 in Gran Teatro La Fenice, Venice.

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    • Lucy Diakovska: I am a servant of the audience

      Lucy Diakovska: I am a servant of the audience

      I studied math and physics in school and as someone who has been steeped in exact science I cannot believe in the idea of one celestial being. But there has to be something. And music, when it is played right, is a perfect evidence for how big our world is, this galaxy contained by matter, singer Lucy Diakovska says in an interview to Europost.

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    • Voice of clay

      Voice of clay

      More than 50 unique works by renowned ceramic artist of the recent past Yova Raevska have been put on display in The Voice of Clay exhibition, reviving the memory of her talent and remarkable style. Dedicated to the centennial anniversary from the brilliant artist's birthday, the show was opened on 21 November at the National Ethnographic Museum in Sofia.

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    • Four countries - one language

      Four countries - one language

      The 6th Sofia International Literary Festival is set to take place from 11 until 16 December under the slogan “Four countries - one language”. The foreign segment of the programme will be entirely dedicated to German-language literature.

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