• Best Bulgarian films streamed online

      Best Bulgarian films streamed online

      On the occasion of its 15th anniversary, the State Institute for Culture under the Minister of Foreign Affairs presents more than 20 Bulgarian film productions which are available for online watching outside the territory of Bulgaria. The initiative will continue until 6 December. The virtual film festival BG Screen Online presents a diverse selection of contemporary feature, short, documentary and animated films.

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    • Amazing Virtuosos’ shows are just around the corner

      Amazing Virtuosos’ shows are just around the corner

      The final phase of the sixth season of Hungarian show in TV format – Virtuosos, is fast approaching. It is a unique classical music talent competition featuring performers up to twenty years old from Visegrad Four +. This year along with Czechia, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia, will join Serbia.

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    • The needle's tip

      The needle's tip

      Emanuela Kovach, one of the most prominent Bulgarian graphic artists of her generation, presents her exhibition The Needle's Tip at the Museum Gallery Anel in Sofia. The title is not chosen accidentally. It leads directly to the engraving method of intaglio printing - “dry needle”, which Kovach has been using for many years. This is a method that takes us back in time - to the 15th century and to Albrecht Durer.

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    • The Rolling Stones cоme to Europe

      The Rolling Stones cоme to Europe

      The Groninger Museum in the Netherlands is the first stop for the European tour of The Rolling Stones - Unzipped exhibition, after the United States and Asia. The show boasts more than 400 original objects from the Stones' own collection. Along with instruments and stage designs, it includes rare audio fragments and video footage, personal diaries, iconic costumes, posters, album covers, and even the band's studio and their modest London flat at Edith Grove.

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    • Garden of Spirituality reveals Mount Athos in Sofia City Art Gallery

      Garden of Spirituality reveals Mount Athos in Sofia City Art Gallery

      The Sofia City Art Gallery displays works by great Bulgarian artists dedicated to Mount Athos. The exhibition is titled Garden of Spirituality and presents the Holy Mountain's monasteries and cultural heritage, seen through the eyes of Bulgarian artists from the early to mid-20th century. Among them are Ivan Lazarov, Dechko Uzunov, Tsanko Lavrenov, Konstantin Shtarkelov, Vasil Zahariev, etc. Having visited Mount Athos for one reason or another, each of them recreated in their own style their various impressions of its monasteries and relics, the everyday life of monks, and the place's rich cultural heritage.

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    • Verses by Attilio Bertolucci in Sofia's subway

      Verses by Attilio Bertolucci in Sofia's subway

      The Italian Cultural Institute (IIC) in Sofia, Bulgaria, will take part in the fifth edition of the initiative Poetry on the subway. It is an EUNIC event that makes the works of the greatest European poets known to passengers on the Sofia subway. Until 20 December, the verses will be present in the subway cars, in their original language and in Bulgarian.

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    • Modernist opera Electra debuts on Bulgarian stage

      Modernist opera Electra debuts on Bulgarian stage

      Bulgarian opera lovers will have the opportunity to enjoy the opera Electra for the first time in Bulgaria on 26 and 29 November this year. The idea for the realisation of the production came from Acad. Plamen Kartaloff. Thus, the Sofia Opera and Ballet will join the most prestigious opera houses in the world which have in their repertoire the modernist work of Richard Strauss.

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