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"Contemporary graphic art from Asia" is visiting on March 7 at the Mission gallery

29/02/24
"Contemporary graphic art from Asia" is visiting on March 7 at the Mission gallery

The present exhibition is the result of the traditional partnership between SBH and DKI and continues the idea of a long-standing joint initiative for the exchange of graphic collections, which we have named "The Graphics - Ambassador". Like any major international exhibition, the Triennale in Sofia periodically shows us an impressive panorama of contemporary graphic art with its various directions, national schools and/or global trends universal to the entire graphic world. Established in...

The Speaker of the National Assembly Rosen Zhelyazkov and the Speaker of the National Assembly of Albania Lindita Nikola opened the exhibition "Diplomacy and Art" in the Albanian Parliament

28/02/24
The Speaker of the National Assembly Rosen Zhelyazkov and the Speaker of the National Assembly of Albania Lindita Nikola opened the exhibition "Diplomacy and Art" in the Albanian Parliament

The Speaker of the National Assembly of Bulgaria, Rosen Zhelyazkov and the Speaker of the National Assembly of Albania Lindita Nikola opened the exhibition "Diplomacy and Art" in the Albanian Parliament. The director of the State Cultural Institute under the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria, Snezhana Ioveva, presented the exhibition. The exhibition shows 22 paintings by well-established Bulgarian artists from the post-war period, who managed to preserve the achievements in the field of...

Celebration of 3rd of March: Еxhibition “The Ancient Treasures of Bulgaria” in Bulgarian Cultural Institute in London

27/02/24
Celebration of 3rd of March:  Еxhibition “The Ancient Treasures of Bulgaria” in Bulgarian Cultural Institute in London

On 3th of March, The Bulgarian will celebrate Bulgaria’s national holiday, with a grand opening of the “Ancient Treasures of Bulgaria” exhibition, followed by a cocktail. The opening of the exhibition will be accompanied by a musical greeting - a concert performance by prominent musicians, Boyan Ivanov (clarinet), Alexander Somov (cello), Lysianne Chen (piano). Special Guests will be: Snezhana Joveva-Dimitrova, director of the State Cultural Institute under the Minister of...

THE "DIPLOMACY AND ART" EXHIBITION HAS BEEN AT THE PARLIAMENT IN TIRANA

23/02/24
THE "DIPLOMACY AND ART" EXHIBITION HAS BEEN AT THE PARLIAMENT IN TIRANA

On February 26, 2024 the representative exhibition "Diplomacy and Art" will be opened in the building of the Albanian Parliament, within the framework of the official visit to the Republic of Albania of Mr. Rosen Zhelyazkov, Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria.The exhibition "Diplomacy and Art" is realized by the team of the State Cultural Institute under the Minister of Foreign Affairs as part of the "Balkan Dialogues" program. 22 paintings have been selected from the...

"Susie, the granddaughter of the N4 house" and "Jewish street - reconstruction" in a joint exhibition in the exhibition space The Triangle Tower

09/02/24
"Susie, the granddaughter of the N4 house" and "Jewish street - reconstruction" in a joint exhibition in the exhibition space The Triangle Tower

On February 12, 2024, the exhibition "Suzy, the granddaughter from the house of N4", presented by CULTURRAMA.ART, opens in the Triangular Tower - the exhibition space of the Sofia Regional History Museum."The Susie Project" is based on the book by Berlin-based writer, illustrator and teacher Birgitta Behr. The exhibition tells the true story of a Jewish girl from Berlin-Wilmersdorf who, together with her parents Steffi and Ludwig Kolm, went into hiding in October 1942 to avoid persecution by...

The Mission Gallery presents the exhibition "WORLD - ROOM" by Elena Anachkova

08/02/24
The Mission Gallery presents the exhibition "WORLD - ROOM" by Elena Anachkova

The State Cultural Institute under the Minister of Foreign Affairs honored Elena Anakchova with an award at the National Sculpture Exhibition in 2023, organized by the "Sculpture" section of the Union of Bulgarian Artists and she was invited to appear independently in the gallery as a sign of support for the development of young artists in our country. On February 15, the exhibition "WORLD - ROOM" by Elena Anachkova will open in the "Mission" gallery. She was awarded a prize in last year's...

Vanya Radeva presented a collection of poems "Window" in the Sofia City Gallery

05/02/24
Vanya Radeva presented a collection of poems "Window" in the Sofia City Gallery

A new collection of poems "Window" by Vanya Radeva was presented in the Sofia City Art Gallery on February 2 at 6:30 p.m. The performance was accompanied by a virtual exhibition of the author Vanya Radeva's brother - Miroslav Radev, who illustrated the collection of poems with paintings. The event is part of the "Writing Diplomats" program of the State Cultural Institute at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, together with the publishing and production house "Musagena", whose goal is to discover...

THE NINTH EDITION OF THE MASTER OF ART FILM FESTIVAL STARTS

02/02/24
THE NINTH EDITION OF THE MASTER OF ART FILM FESTIVAL STARTS

For the ninth year, the Master of Art Documentary Film Festival will gather connoisseurs of various genres, and the State Cultural Institute is once again an institutional partner and supports the new film about the great artist Altsek Mishev, which is an opening event. On February 9, at 7:00 p.m., the premiere of the documentary film by director Maria Averina "To fly with fins", written by journalist Mariana Svetoslavova, will take place at the Lumiere cinema."Flying with Fins" is a film...

"BULGARIA FROM A BIRD'S VIEW" GATHERED A HUGE AUDIENCE IN LONDON

30/01/24
"BULGARIA FROM A BIRD'S VIEW" GATHERED A HUGE AUDIENCE IN LONDON

On January 26, 2024 The phototype exhibition "Bulgaria from a bird's eye view" with author Alexander Ivanov was officially opened in the "Sofia" exhibition hall at the Bulgarian Cultural Institute in London. The event took place in partnership with the State Cultural Institute of the Minister of Foreign Affairs as part of the "Mobile Exhibitions" program.A large audience filled the gallery space, over 150 people representing English and Bulgarian and other communities in the city of London,...

Participation of the State Cultural Institute in the celebration of the International Day of Holocaust Victims

30/01/24
Participation of the State Cultural Institute in the celebration of the International Day of Holocaust Victims

January 27 has been declared by the United Nations as the International Day in which we pay tribute to the memory ofmillions of people perished in the years of the Holocaust. On this occasion, on January 26, 2023 inThe Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a memorial ceremony. DeputyPrime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Maria Gabriel welcomed diplomats,people's representatives, guests from numerous state institutions and members of the public. In his ownIn her speech, Mrs. Gabriel...

Exhibition “The Ancient Treasures of Bulgaria”

04/01/24
Exhibition “The Ancient Treasures of Bulgaria”

The exhibition “The Ancient Treasures of Bulgaria” is prepared by a team of the Institute of Balkan Studies & Centre of Thracology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences under the National Scholarly Program “Development of Bulgarian Studies Abroad”. The exhibition includes a total of 26 posters (70x100 cm). They show photographs of artistically crafted gold and silver objects of exceptional historical value – precious vessels, jewelry, weapons and other...

Journey to Jerusalem movie streaming online in Argentina

03/01/24
Journey to Jerusalem movie streaming online in Argentina

For several days at the end of December 2023, the Embassy of Bulgaria in Buenos Aires and the Argentine-Israeli Cultural Association (AMIA) organized an online presentation of Ivan Nichev's film "Journey to Jerusalem", the plot of which is related to the vicissitudes of refugees from the persecutions against the Jews during the Holocaust. The film, which is subtitled in Spanish, has been met with interest by both the Bulgarian community and a large audience and has been viewed over 1,000 times...

The State Institute for Culture Took Part in the General Assembly of EUNIC Global in Brussels

20/12/23
The State Institute for Culture Took Part in the General Assembly of EUNIC Global in Brussels

New members of the Board of DirectorsApproval of the 140th cluster of the networkStrategic discussion on the EUNIC Cluster Roadmap In the period 7-8 December 2023, representatives of the State Institute for Culture under the Minister of Foreign Affairs took part in the regular General Assembly of EUNIC Global (EU National Institutes for Culture), which was held in Brussels, Belgium. At the meeting, the network elected Liviu Jicman, President of Romanian Cultural Institute, as new EUNIC...

VISIT TO THE MOBILE EXHIBITION "STORIES FROM VERBAL TIMES" AT THE MFA

19/12/23
VISIT TO THE MOBILE EXHIBITION "STORIES FROM VERBAL TIMES" AT THE MFA

Two alphabets were used in the Middle Ages in Europe: Latin (or Roman) and Greek. Those were the sacred alphabets of Christianity and all literature was written in Latin or Greek. In the late 9th century, that unwritten rule was broken once and for all. Bulgaria, one of the large states at the time that had recently converted to Christianity, started using two new scripts. The Glagolitic alphabet was brought in by the disciples of its creators: Constantine Cyril and Methodius. Men of letters,...

Sofia Regional Center - UNESCO and the State Cultural Institute are strengthening cooperation

15/12/23
Sofia Regional Center - UNESCO and the State Cultural Institute are strengthening cooperation

On December 14, the General Assembly of the Sofia Regional Center - UNESCO will be held online. It was attended by all the countries of the South-Eastern Europe region, which are under the auspices of the Center. During the meeting, Executive Director Irena Todorova presented a detailed Report for the past year 2023, as well as the plan for 2024, which were accepted. The representatives of all 17 countries expressed their gratitude to the team of the Regional Center for the hard work and...

EXHIBITION OF PAINTINGS BY TSONKO LAVRENOV IN THE MISSION GALLERY

13/12/23
EXHIBITION OF PAINTINGS BY TSONKO LAVRENOV IN THE MISSION GALLERY

On 12.12, a representative pre-Christmas exhibition with unshown works by Tsanko openedLavrenov in the "Mission" gallery at the State Cultural Institute under the Minister offoreign affairs. Along with the exhibition, a monograph on the artist was presentedEnglish, translated by Nigrita and Philip Davies. The book is a foundation publication"Tsanko Lavrenov" and "Trud" Book Publishing House, in partnership with museums and galleriesfrom the country, as well as private collections.The event was...