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International Exhibition "Intercultural Dialogue": Contemporary Small Graphics

19/06/24
International Exhibition "Intercultural Dialogue": Contemporary Small Graphics

June 27 – August 15 Opening: June 27, 6 p.m. The Mission Gallery Organizers: Miniprint Kazanlak and the Mission Gallery at the State Cultural Institute at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs The international exhibition "Intercultural Dialogue", which will be presented in the "Mission" gallery, features a selection of miniprint artworks that are part of the International Contemporary Miniprint Kazanlak exhibition. This collection, containing works by 132 artists from 42 countries on 5...

Mobile Exhibition "Bulgaria and Mosaics" to Inaugurate the Renovated Ancient Villa "Armira" near Ivaylovgrad

18/06/24
Mobile Exhibition "Bulgaria and Mosaics" to Inaugurate the Renovated Ancient Villa "Armira" near Ivaylovgrad

From June 21 to July 21, as part of the program for the opening of the renovated Ancient Villa "Armira" near Ivaylovgrad, the State Institute for Culture under the Minister of Foreign Affairs will present the mobile exhibition "Bulgaria and Mosaics." Created by the Balkan Heritage Foundation in collaboration with Bulgarian museums and experts in the fields of art history and archaeology, the exhibition will reveal the richness of Bulgaria's mosaic heritage through impressive details from...

Presentation of the Mobile Exhibition "Bulgaria and Mosaics" in Prague

10/06/24
Presentation of the Mobile Exhibition "Bulgaria and Mosaics" in Prague

Between June 11 and 28, the latest mobile exhibition of the State Institute for Culture (SIC) "Bulgaria and Mosaics" will be presented in the gallery of the Bulgarian Cultural Institute in Prague. The exhibition was realized by the Balkan Heritage Foundation in 2023 in cooperation with a number of Bulgarian museums, non-profit organizations and specialists in the field of art studies and archeology and aims to present the rich and diverse mosaic heritage in Bulgaria through selected details...

Book of Travelogues and Photo Reports "Jordan by bicycle: My personal journey" by Nora Mihailova

07/06/24
Book of Travelogues and Photo Reports "Jordan by bicycle: My personal journey" by Nora Mihailova

On June 18, at 6 p.m., the book of travelogues and photo reports "Jordan by Bicycle: My Personal Journey" will be presented in the "Mission" gallery at the State Institute for Culture at the Minister of Foreign Affairs. This is the first printed edition of a Bulgarian author dedicated to the Kingdom of Jordan, one of the most remarkable Arab countries in the Middle East, with a huge cultural and historical heritage. The author Nora Mihailova is the wife of Ambassador Dimitar Mihailov, head of...

Presentation of The Mobile Exhibition "Bulgaria From A Bird's Eye View" in Madrid

07/06/24
Presentation of The Mobile Exhibition "Bulgaria From A Bird's Eye View" in Madrid

On 06.06.2024, the fence of the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Madrid was transformed into an open gallery, presenting the exhibition "Bulgaria From a Bird's Eye View". This remarkable exhibition is part of the "Traveling Expositions" program of the State Institute for Culture and is the work of the talented photographer Alexander Ivanov. The exhibition includes large-format photographs, printed on 13 aluminum panels, and is dedicated to the beauty of Bulgarian natural and historical...

Screening of The Documentary Film About Alzek Misheff "Flying with Fins" and a Discussion at New Bulgarian University

06/06/24
Screening of The Documentary Film About Alzek Misheff "Flying with Fins" and a Discussion at New Bulgarian University

On June 7, 2024 at 6 p.m. in Building 1, New Bulgarian University (NBU) Hall, there will be a screening of the documentary film "Flying with Fins" and a subsequent discussion dedicated to the outstanding artist Alzek Misheff. The organizers of the event are the NBU and the State Institute for Culture at the Minister of Foreign Affairs (SIC). The film "Flying with Fins", with producers Agitprop and Marticka Bozhilova and director Maria Averina, tells about the constant search for meaning in art...

The State Institute for Culture Took Part in the 13th Edition of the International Francophone Festival "Soley" in Sozopol

05/06/24
The State Institute for Culture Took Part in the 13th Edition of the International Francophone Festival "Soley" in Sozopol

On June 3, Sozopol saw the official opening of the 13th edition of the Soleil International Francophone Festival, which this year is being held under the patronage of the city's mayor, Tikhomir Yanakiev. The director of the State Institute for Culture, Snezhana Joveva, was part of the official delegation, together with the ambassadors of the Republic of North Macedonia, Azerbaijan, Albania and Greece, guest professors from Sofia University, National Art Academy, artists and citizens of the...

The State Institute for Culture – Partner of the European Film Festival "Europe - Always Young and Creative"

31/05/24
The State Institute for Culture – Partner of the European Film Festival "Europe - Always Young and Creative"

In the period from June 5 to 26, 2024, in Sofia, Borisova Garden Park, summer scene, the Festival of European films "Europe - Always Young and Creative" will be held. The event, organized on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the largest enlargement in the history of the European Union, will present the film achievements of young European directors from different EU countries, highlighting the cultural richness and creative diversity of the European Community. Entrance to the event is...

On the Occasion of May 24, the Mobile Exhibition "Miraculous Icons and Holy Relics of the Balkans" Visited the city of Brest, Belarus

30/05/24
On the Occasion of May 24, the Mobile Exhibition "Miraculous Icons and Holy Relics of the Balkans" Visited the city of Brest, Belarus

On the occasion of the celebration of the Day of Bulgarian Enlightenment and Culture and Slavic Writing, on May 23, 2024, the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in the Republic of Belarus organized in the city of Brest (350,000 inhabitants) a presentation of the mobile exhibition "Miraculous Icons and Holy Relics of the Balkans", kindly provided by the State Institute for Culture at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as well as photographs with beautiful views from Bulgaria. The exhibition was...

The Exhibition "Alphabet and History" is Visiting Valencia on the Occasion of the May 24 holiday

29/05/24
The Exhibition "Alphabet and History" is Visiting Valencia on the Occasion of the May 24 holiday

On May 24, 2024, at the "Bancaja" cultural center in the city of Valencia, the Consulate General of the Republic of Bulgaria in Valencia celebrated the Day of the Bulgarian Alphabet, Education and Culture and Slavic Literature with a thematic lecture and exhibition. The event was attended by the Consul and Vice-Consul of Italy and the Consul of Morocco, representatives of academic circles, chairmen of Bulgarian associations abroad and leaders and teachers of Bulgarian Sunday schools in the...

The Exhibition "Bulgaria and Mosaics" was Presented on the 13. Contemporary Mosaic Festival in Nazano, Italy

28/05/24
The Exhibition "Bulgaria and Mosaics" was Presented on the 13. Contemporary Mosaic Festival in Nazano, Italy

The latest exhibition from the "Traveling Exhibitions" program of the State Institute for Culture - "Bulgaria and Mosaics" was presented on 13. Contemporary Mosaic Festival, which took place between May 20-26 in the city of Nazano, Italy. The participation was organized by the Bulgarian Cultural Institute in Rome with the assistance of the State Institute for Culture. The exhibition was realized by the Balkan Heritage Foundation for the State Institute for Culture under the Ministry of Foreign...

The Exhibition "Words - Windows / Wörter als Fenster" Celebrates Spiritual Growth through the Power of Words

28/05/24
The Exhibition "Words - Windows / Wörter als Fenster" Celebrates Spiritual Growth through the Power of Words

On May 27, the exhibition "Words - windows / Wörter als Fenster" by the German artist Wolfgang Nieblich and the Bulgarian-German artist Antonia Duende was opened in the "Mission" gallery. The event is organized by the State Institute for Culture under the Minister of Foreign Affairs in partnership with the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany on the occasion of the holiday of Bulgarian education and culture and Slavic writing - May 24. The opening of the exhibition took place with...

Participation of the State Institute for Culture in the 9th General Assembly of the Global Public Diplomacy Network

27/05/24
Participation of the State Institute for Culture in the 9th General Assembly of the Global Public Diplomacy Network

On May 22, the 9th General Assembly of the Global Public Diplomacy Network - GPDNet was held in Doha, the State of Qatar, in which a team from the State Institute for Culture of the Minister of Foreign Affairs took part - director Snezhana Yoveva - Dimitrova and senior specialist Nia Tabakova. Within the framework of the rich program, the organizers presented new ideas and projects for collaboration between the member states of GPDnet, outlined the future platform of the network for the...

Premiere of Kevin Ireland's book "Backwards to Forwards: A Memoir" on May 31 at the Mission Gallery

20/05/24
Premiere of Kevin Ireland's book "Backwards to Forwards: A Memoir" on May 31 at the Mission Gallery

The book ,,Backwards to Forwards: A Memoir" by the New Zealand poet Kevin Ireland (1933-2023) is published for the first time in Bulgarian. It is a publication of the ,,Europe and the World" Foundation. In his memoirs, Kevin Ireland, who has translated the poems of Hristo Botev, Elisaveta Bagryana and other great Bulgarian poets, describes mainly his stay in Bulgaria during the period 1959-1961, as well as his shorter visit in the summer of 1969. The New Zealand literary writer tells with many...

Exhibition “Words - Windows / Wörter als Fenster” by Wolfgang Nieblich and Antonia Duende

17/05/24
Exhibition “Words - Windows / Wörter als Fenster” by Wolfgang Nieblich and Antonia Duende

The exhibition "Words - Windows / Wörter als Fenster" by the German artist Wolfgang Nieblich and the Bulgarian-German artist Antonia Duende at the Mission gallery is dedicated to the holiday of Bulgarian education and culture and Slavic writing - May 24. It is organized by the State Institute for Culture of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria in partnership with the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany and can be visited between May 27 and June 14, 2024. The...

The exhibition "Miraclous Icons and Holy Relics of the Balkans" visits Warsaw within the framework of Europe Week

15/05/24
The exhibition "Miraclous Icons and Holy Relics of the Balkans" visits Warsaw within the framework of Europe Week

In the month of May, the State Cultural Institute presents its mobile expositions in Warsaw within the framework of various international events and spaces at the invitation of the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria and the Cultural Institute in the Polish capital. On May 13, 2024, the Ambassador of the Republic of Bulgaria Margarita Ganeva and the Director of the State Cultural Institute Snezhana Joveva-Dimitrova opened the phototype exhibition "Miracle Icons and Holy Relics of the Balkans",...