• Trust territories

      Trust territories

      The exhibition Trust Territories by Albena Baeva includes paintings, frescoes and augmented reality. The author is one of the leading Bulgarian contemporary artists working at the intersection of art, technology and science. Being part of the Artificial Intelligence Programme of Goethe-Institut Bulgaria, the exhibition explores the themes of trauma, trust and alternative futures through the focus on machines.

    • The virtuoso and his muses

      The virtuoso and his muses

      Virtuoso violinist Vesko Eschkenazy has prepared a rich programme of his favourite musical pieces for his long-awaited meeting with the audience in an on-stage celebration of his 50th birthday. The jubilee project will tell the story of The Violinist's Muses in an inspiring symbiosis of music, poetry and theatre. Actress Koyna Ruseva will play the role of a narrator of Vesko's life in verse.

    • Screen print with me

      Screen print with me

      In the last few months, 13 Bulgarian artists were introduced to the serigraphy printing technique or deepened their knowledge of it, participating in creative workshops at Sito Studio. Using new methods and techniques, the artists recreated their inner world and their connection with nature, their hopes and ideas about the future and the biological world around us. Each of the works is hand-printed and signed by the artists, collected in a limited edition of 35 pieces, in three colours, sized 100x70cm.

    • More real than reality

      More real than reality

      This past year exposed many problems that have been piling up for decades. It made them more clearly visible and more painful. At the same time, it seemed that the conversation about them became easy and open. There's a general feeling about the inevitable urgency of that talk prompting the participants to take a bolder and more direct approach.

    • Three young virtuosos visit Sofia Philharmonic

      Three young virtuosos visit Sofia Philharmonic

      On 10 June, the Sofia Philharmonic is welcoming three remarkable musicians. Virtuoso French violinist Tedi Papavrami is set to perform Violin Concerto No. 3 by Saint-Saens. The young and rising star of Russian music Abisal Gergiev, son of superstar conductor Valery Gergiev, will be the soloist of Piano Concerto by Scriabin. Conductor Zaurbek Gugkaev will complete the programme with an audiences' favourite - the Romeo and Juliet fantasy-overture by Tchaikovsky.

    • French author wins Booker Prize

      French author wins Booker Prize

      French author David Diop has won the International Booker Prize for his novel At Night All Blood is Black. The winner was announced by the chair of the judges, Lucy Hughes-Hallett, during a virtual ceremony streamed across the awards' Facebook page and YouTube channel from Coventry Cathedral in the UK.

    • Joan Miro between words and images

      Joan Miro between words and images

      As a passionate reader and a good friend of poets, Joan Miro explored the paths of both painting and poetry simultaneously in his work, though eschewing any form of academicism, in a personal quest that did not ascribe to any particular movement. Throughout his life, poetry was a source of inspiration for him.