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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,...

"Sandro - Prince Alexander von Battenberg. One European destiny"

29/11/23
"Sandro - Prince Alexander von Battenberg. One European destiny"

The exhibition  participates in the Open Door Days for students at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs The exhibition "Sandro - Prince Alexander von Battenberg. One European destiny", is visiting the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the invitation of the State Cultural Institute and will be part of the rich program of the Open Door Days for students on December 2. It is a joint implementation of the "Values" Foundation and the "Heiligenberg-Jugenheim" Foundation - Germany, with the support of...

Collective exhibition "HERE AND THERE: BETWEEN TWO COASTS" brought together Bulgarian artists from the USA

03/08/23
Collective exhibition "HERE AND THERE: BETWEEN TWO COASTS" brought together Bulgarian artists from the USA

The exhibition was officially opened by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Maria Gabriel   On August 2, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Maria Gabriel officially opened the collective exhibition "HERE AND THERE: BETWEEN TWO COASTS" in the "Mission" gallery at the State Cultural Institute. The special guest of the event was the US ambassador to our country, H.E. Kenneth Merten. "Art is a bridge between people. Through it, we get to know...

Exhibition of the group "Bulgarian Artists Abroad" at the Mission Gallery

19/07/23
Exhibition of the group "Bulgarian Artists Abroad" at the Mission Gallery

The exhibition "Here And There: Between Two Shores" will be opened on August 2 at the Mission Gallery at the State Institute for Culture under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The exhibition, curated by Prof. Vassilen Vasevski, presents works of 11 Bulgarian artists, who live and develop their artistic potential overseas: Tatyana Avdzhieva, Atanaska Tassart, Stanimira Radulova, Yordan Ivanov, Lucien Dimitrov, Vassilen Vasevski, Mariana Kalcheva, Kamelia Tomanova, Evgenia Petrova, Ivan Mihov...

An Exhibition of Argentinian Artist Leticia Burgos Opened at the Mission Gallery

07/07/23
An Exhibition of Argentinian Artist Leticia Burgos Opened at the Mission Gallery

  The exhibition "Spirit and Matter" by Argentinian artist Leticia Burgos was opened at the Mission Gallery. The event is part of the SOFIA PAPER ART FEST 2023 program and is organized by the Amateras Foundation and the State Institute for Culture at the Minister of Foreign Affairs. The exhibition is under the patronage of the Embassy of Argentina and was opened by His Excellency Alfredo Atanasoff, Ambassador of the Republic of Argentina to Bulgaria. "It is an honor for the Republic of...

The Argentinian Artist Leticia Burgos will be Presented at the Mission Gallery as part of the Sofia Paper Art Fest 2023

29/06/23
 The Argentinian Artist Leticia Burgos will be Presented at the Mission Gallery as part of the Sofia Paper Art Fest 2023

Between July 6 and 28, 2023, at the Mission Gallery, you will have the opportunity to get acquainted with the works of Argentinian artist Leticia Burgos and her exhibition "Spirit and Matter". The event is part of the SOFIA PAPER ART FEST 2023 program and is organized by the Amateras Foundation and the State Institute for Culture under the Minister of Foreign Affairs. The long-awaited exhibition by the Argentinian author Leticia Burgos is the seventh consecutive exhibition from the SOFIA...

Literary Evening in Memory of New Zealand Poet Kevin Ireland

16/06/23
 Literary Evening in Memory of New Zealand Poet Kevin Ireland

On June 22, Thursday, at 5:30 p.m., a literary evening will be held in memory of the New Zealand poet Kevin Ireland - a prominent writer and translator - at the "Mission" gallery of the State Institute for Culture on the initiative of the "Europe and the World" Foundation. Kevin Ireland (1933-2023) is a writer who devoted a significant part of his life to Bulgarian literature and poetry. Already at the beginning of his career (1959-61), he translated Hristo Botev's poems into English, which...

Minister Ivan Kondov Opened the Exhibition "Fragments of Modern Art in Montenegro from the Collection of the National Museum" at the Mission Gallery

17/05/23
Minister Ivan Kondov Opened the Exhibition "Fragments of Modern Art in Montenegro from the Collection of the National Museum" at the Mission Gallery

The Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivan Kondov opened the exhibition "Fragments of modern art in Montenegro from the collection of the National Museum", which is visiting Bulgaria for the first time on the initiative of the State Institute for Culture under the Minister of Foreign Affairs and with the assistance of the Bulgarian Embassy in Podgorica. In his welcoming remarks, Minister Kondov defined the implementation of this initiative as proof of the strong cultural-historical ties between...

The exhibition „Fragments of modern art in Montenegro from the collections of the National Museum of Montenegro“ will be presented in Sofia

10/05/23
The exhibition „Fragments of modern art in Montenegro from the collections of the National Museum of Montenegro“ will be presented in Sofia

May 17, 2023 - 16 June 2023 Mission Gallery, 2 Alfred Nobel Str. (Entrance to Al. Zhendov Str.)   The group exhibition "Fragments of modern art in Montenegro from the collections of the National Museum of Montenegro" is in Bulgaria for the first time, on the initiative of the State Institute for Culture to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and with the support of the Bulgarian Embassy in Podgorica. The exhibition is a natural continuation of the partnership between the State Institute...

The Mission Gallery Presented an Ecologically Themed Exhibition by The Artist Valentin Bakardjiev

20/04/23
The Mission Gallery Presented an Ecologically Themed Exhibition by The Artist Valentin Bakardjiev

On April 20, the "Indigo" exhibition of the Bulgarian artist Valentin Bakardjiev, who has been living and working in the Netherlands for years, was opened at the "Mission" gallery of the State Institute for Culture under the Minister of Foreign Affairs. The exposition was created as a result of the author's creative searches related to the theme of the blue indigo color, which he used to visualize the idea of the interrelationship between the Blue Planet and us, its inhabitants. The opening...

The Mission Gallery Presents the Exhibition "Indigo" by Valentin Bakardjiev

10/04/23
The Mission Gallery Presents the Exhibition "Indigo" by Valentin Bakardjiev

At the Mission gallery from April 20 to May 4, Valentin Bakardjiev will present the "Indigo" exhibition, a result of the artist's creative search related to the theme of the blue indigo color. The color blue is the connecting element in the exhibition. For the artist it visualizes the idea of the interconnection between the Blue Planet and us, its inhabitants. At the same time, the installation "Indigo" is a connecting point that unites two main, large-scale projects of Valentin Bakardjiev Le...

A New Study on the First Foreign Minister Marko Balabanov was Presented at the "Mission" Gallery

07/04/23
A New Study on the First Foreign Minister Marko Balabanov was Presented at the "Mission" Gallery

On April 6 (Thursday) at 6 p.m., a large audience gathered at the "Mission" gallery for the presentation of the new monographic study "Marko Balabanov" (2022), with author Boyan Angelov, who, in addition to being the chairman of the Union of Bulgarian Writers, is a poet, literary critic, doctor of philosophy, social psychology and pedagogy. The event was organized by the State Institute for Culture of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria, publishing house "Zachariy...

Premiere of the Monographic Study "Marko Balabanov"

03/04/23
Premiere of the Monographic Study "Marko Balabanov"

The State Institute for Culture of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria, "Zachariy Stoyanov" Publishing House and the Union of Bulgarian Writers are organizing a presentation of the monographic study "Marko Balabanov" (2022), the work of Boyan Angelov - poet, literary critic, doctor of philosophy, social psychology and pedagogy. He is the author of more than 40 books in various genres, director of the "Bulgarian Writer" publishing house and chairman of the Union of...

A Large Audience Gathered in the Mission Gallery for the Presentation Of a Book From the Writing Diplomats Program

31/03/23
A Large Audience Gathered in the Mission Gallery for the Presentation Of a Book From the Writing Diplomats Program

On March 30, the premiere of the book "The Hidden Charm of Cyprus" with author Hristo Georgiev, diplomat and writer, took place in the crowded space of the "Mission" gallery. The event was organized by the State Institute for Culture under the Minister of Foreign Affairs and University Publishing House "St. Kliment Ohridski". The presentation of the book is part of the well-established program of the State Cultural Institute "Writing Diplomats", through which new literary works with authors of...

Participation of the State Institute For Culture in the First Edition of the Day Of European Authors - March 27, 2023

27/03/23
 Participation of the State Institute For Culture in the First Edition of the Day Of European Authors - March 27, 2023

The State Institute for Culture actively participated in the launch of the new European initiative - Day of European Authors, which will be celebrated annually on March 27. On the initiative of the Bulgarian European Commissioner for Innovation, Scientific Research, Culture, Education and Youth Maria Gabriel, the European Commission, with the support of the National Agencies of the member countries, on March 27, the day of European authors is launched. The idea is to hold the day annually on...

Premiere of the Book "The Hidden Charm of Cyprus" by Hristo Georgiev

24/03/23
Premiere of the Book "The Hidden Charm of Cyprus" by Hristo Georgiev

  The State Institute for Culture and University Publishing House "St. Kliment Ohridski" are organizing the presentation of the book "The Hidden Charm of Cyprus" by Hristo Georgiev, which will take place on March 30 at 5:30 p.m. at the "Mission" gallery. The book is a fascinating journey among the natural beauties and historical sights of the island, an attempt to gain insight into the destiny - ancient and modern - of Cyprus. The sweet-talking and wise kaleidoscope of the author...