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Sumi-e, haiku and Japanese calligraphy workshops organised in Sofia

During the weekend, the Inter Expo Center in Sofia hosts workshops for haiku, Japanese calligraphy and sumi-e (ink painting). Lovers of Japanese art will be introduced to the techniques for painting iconic images for this art, such..

published on 7/9/23 7:05 AM

"Travelling in the Direction of the Shadow" by Iana Boukova recommended for summer read in Europe

The Permanent Representation of Bulgaria in the EU recommends that Europeans read the novel "Travelling in the Direction of the Shadow" by Iana Boukova this summer. The proposal is within the framework of a joint initiative "Readers..

published on 7/8/23 9:05 AM

Festival dedicated to Richard Wagner at the Sofia Opera

Six operas - Wagner’s tetralogy  The  Ring of  the Nibelung, Parsifal, and Tristan and Isolde will be presented, from 8 to 25 July, on the stage of the National Opera under the baton of conductor Constantin Trinks. The operas are..

published on 7/8/23 8:30 AM

"Sara-Nora Prima" - a good start for ballet supernovas

  Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving, the most beautiful of arts because it is no mere translation or abstraction from life, it is life itself. (The Dance of Life by Havelock Ellis) Life itself in the form of dance will flare up..

published on 7/4/23 4:02 PM

Lili Ivanova Foundation to promote the achievements of Bulgarian music and culture in the country and abroad

Bulgarian pop singer Lili Ivanova has set up a foundation, her team reported on Facebook. Lili Ivanova Foundation aims to promote the achievements of Bulgarian music and culture in the country and abroad. The foundation will organize all kinds of..

published on 7/3/23 11:13 AM

International forum in Varna gives stage to young ballet dancers

The International Ballet Festival Varna 2023 opens today in the Festival and Congress Center - Varna. The forum gives dancing young people the opportunity to appear on stage and acquire knowledge and skills in master classes of..

published on 7/3/23 6:25 AM

Bulgarian magic of music and dance in the vicinity of the Italian city of Rimini

Vieni, vieni a Mirabilandia – we can hear these words from the angelic voices as "horror trains" toss ‎‎"extremists" headlong into the sky, and others enjoying the world from a 25-meter tower ‎momentarily sink to the hard ground...   The..

published on 7/2/23 6:37 PM

The international festival "Nessebar - Island of Arts" kicks off in the old town

From July 2 to 7, the amphitheater in Nessebar's Old Town will draw for the eighth time talented children participating in the festival "Nessebar - Island of Arts".  Ensembles, creative groups, choirs, and performers from four countries -..

published on 7/2/23 9:15 AM

Days of Romanian Culture kick off in Bulgaria's Balchik

On June 23, in the stone hall of "The Palace" Cultural Centre in Balchik, the exhibition "Romanian Traditions" will be opened. It will mark the beginning of th e Days of Romanian Culture , which are held in the resort town in partnership with the oldest..

published on 6/22/23 11:34 AM
Hiro Kamigaki

Sofia is an inspiration for Japanese illustrator Hiro Kamigaki

A real adventure through the mysterious imaginary labyrinths of Sofia will be ‎offered by the latest exhibition in the halls of Kvadrat 500 National Gallery in ‎the centre of Sofia. Renowned Japanese illustrator Hiro Kamigaki builds new ‎urban spaces..

published on 6/22/23 11:13 AM