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On the Occasion of May 24, the Mobile Exhibition "Stories from Glagolitic Times" is Visiting Bratislava

13/05/24
On the Occasion of May 24, the Mobile Exhibition "Stories from Glagolitic Times" is Visiting Bratislava

One of the newest mobile expositions of the State Institute for Culture under the Minister of Foreign Affairs "Stories from Glagolitic Times" will visit Bratislava on the occasion of the holiday of Bulgarian education and culture and of Slavic writing - May 24. The exhibition will be included in the international interdisciplinary conference "Linguistic and Cultural Contexts of the Christian Tradition: Slavic-European Connections and Parallels", organized by the Comenius University, the Slovak...

The Unique Crimean Tatar Cultural Heritage is Revealed in the Newly Opened Exhibition "Qalqan/Shield" in the "Mission" Gallery

09/05/24
The Unique Crimean Tatar Cultural Heritage is Revealed in the Newly Opened Exhibition "Qalqan/Shield" in the "Mission" Gallery

On May 8, the exhibition "Qalqan/Shield" opened in the "Mission" gallery at the State Cultural Institute under the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria, which attracted the attention of the general public. The event was held in the presence of high-ranking guests - the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria, Mrs. Maria Angelieva, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the Republic of Bulgaria, Mrs. Olesya Ilashchuk, the artist...

The "Writing Diplomats" Program Continues with the Presentation of Svetlazara Kabakchieva's Book - "Heart-Shaped Stones"

07/05/24
The "Writing Diplomats" Program Continues with the Presentation of Svetlazara Kabakchieva's Book - "Heart-Shaped Stones"

On May 14, at 6 p.m., Svetlozara Kabakchieva's first book "Heart-Shaped Stones" will be presented in the "Mission" gallery, as part of the traditional programme of the State Cultural Institute under the Minister of Foreign Affairs "Writing Diplomats". The aim of the program is to promote new publications and books by current or former diplomats, as literature is an important tool for cultural diplomacy, getting to know and bringing communities together. The collection of fairy tales is the...

The Exhibition "Bulgaria and Mosaics" is Presented in the City of Stavanger

07/05/24
The Exhibition "Bulgaria and Mosaics" is Presented in the City of Stavanger

The Bulgarian cultural and historical heritage of mosaics was presented in the city of Stavanger with the exhibition "Bulgaria and Mosaics" of the State Institute for Culture under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria, organized by the Bulgarian Embassy in the Kingdom of Norway and shown for the first time abroad. The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Bulgaria to the Kingdom of Norway, Mrs. Desislava Ivanova, opened the exhibition at a...

Opening of the exhibition "Letters of Bulgaria - Alphabet of Europe" on the occasion of May 24 in the Korean province of Gyeongsangbuk

27/04/24
Opening of the exhibition "Letters of Bulgaria - Alphabet of Europe" on the occasion of May 24 in the Korean province of Gyeongsangbuk

On April 24, 2024, Ambassador Petar Kraychev and the Deputy Head of the Embassy-Seoul, Mr. Tsvetomir Krumov, visited the Central Library of the Korean city of Gyeongbuk, Gyeongsangbuk Province. This year, the library, in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in the Republic of Korea, is hosting the exhibition "Letters of Bulgaria - Alphabet of Europe", which opens on the eve of May 24 - Day of the holy brothers Cyril and Methodius, of the Bulgarian alphabet , education and...

Exhibition of Crimean Tatar ceramics "Qalqan/Shield"

26/04/24
Exhibition of Crimean Tatar ceramics "Qalqan/Shield"

On May 8, at 6:00 p.m. at the Mission Gallery at the state Institute for Culture of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria an exhibition by the most famous Crimean-Tatar potter, honored master of folk art of Ukraine Rustem Skybin, titled "Qalqan/Shield”, will be opened. The project will consist of two parts: an exhibition of ceramic panels and a series of informational posters "Crimea and the Crimean Tatars". In twelve ceramic panels are used samples of authentic...

The Exhibition "Bulgarian Monuments under the Protection of UNESCO" was Presented at the Francophonie Week in Ghana

23/04/24
The Exhibition "Bulgarian Monuments under the Protection of UNESCO" was Presented at the Francophonie Week in Ghana

The period 16-21 April 2024 saw the main events of the program of the Week of Francophonie in Ghana. Bulgaria was represented by the Honorary Consul in Accra Nicolas van Staalduynen. With his assistance, the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Abuja organized the presentation of the exhibition "Bulgarian Monuments under the Protection of UNESCO", provided by the State Institute for Culture in French and English, in the Central Capital Park of Accra on April 20, 2024. This is the first...

A Delegation from the State Institute for Culture Attended the Opening of the Bulgarian Pavilion in Venice

22/04/24
A Delegation from the State Institute for Culture Attended the Opening of the Bulgarian Pavilion in Venice

Representatives from the State Institute for Culture attended the official opening of the Bulgarian Pavilion at the 60th edition of the Venice Art Biennale, which took place on April 19 at 5 p.m. The pavilion was opened by the Minister of Culture Mr. Nayden Todorov, Commissioner Dr. Nadezhda Dzhakova and the team of the "Neighbors" project, which represented Bulgaria this year - Krasimira Butseva, Julian Shehiryan, Lilia Topuzova and the curator Vasil Vladimirov. "It is exciting that our...

Opening of the Exhibition "Memory and Posters" at the Council of Europe

19/04/24
Opening of the Exhibition "Memory and Posters" at the Council of Europe

On April 17, 2024, within the second part of the annual session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, the opening of the exhibition "Memory and Posters" took place in the Palace of Europe. The event was dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the rescue of Bulgarian Jews and was jointly organized by the Permanent Representation of the Republic of Bulgaria to the Council of Europe and the national delegation to PACE. The exhibition was realized by the State Cultural Institute of...

The Exhibition "Miraculous Icons and Holy Relics of the Balkans" Will be Presented in Warsaw

17/04/24
 The Exhibition "Miraculous Icons and Holy Relics of the Balkans" Will be Presented in Warsaw

On May 13, 2024, the phototype exhibition from the program of the State Institute for Culture "Miraculous Icons and Holy Relics of the Balkans" will be opened at the Warsaw Public Library/Main Library of Masovian Voivodeship. The event will take place within the framework of "Europe Week" in Warsaw, initiated by the Embassy of the Kingdom of Belgium, within the framework of the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the EU. The exhibition is organized with the support of the Embassy of the...

Opening of the exhibition "Miraculous Icons and Holy Relics of the Balkans" in Dupnitsa

17/04/24
Opening of the exhibition "Miraculous Icons and Holy Relics of the Balkans" in Dupnitsa

In the renovated exhibition hall of the complex of the municipal art gallery in the town of Dupnitsa and in the presence of guests and the local government, the mobile exhibition "Miraculous Icons and Holy Relics of the Balkans" from the program "traveling expositions" of the State Cultural Institute under the Minister of Foreign Affairs was officially opened works. The event is organized with the support of the Municipality of Dupnitsa and the initiative of the Historical Museum -...

The Exhibition "Miraculous Icons and Holy Relics of the Balkans" will be Presented in Dupnitsa

09/04/24
The Exhibition "Miraculous Icons and Holy Relics of the Balkans" will be Presented in Dupnitsa

The mobile exhibition "Miraculous Icons and Holy Relics of the Balkans" continues its journey and will be opened on April 16 at 5 p.m. in the new building of the Municipal Art Gallery in the town of Dupnitsa. The event is organized with the support of the Municipality of Dupnitsa and the Historical Museum - Dupnitsa. The mobile phototype exhibition from the program of the State Institute for Culture under the Minister of Foreign Affairs was realized jointly with the Center for Slavic-Byzantine...

Bulgaria will Participate in the European Cinema Days in Türkiye in 2024

02/04/24
Bulgaria will Participate in the European Cinema Days in Türkiye in 2024

Within the framework of the upcoming European Cinema Days 2024 in Türkiye, organized in cooperation with the Delegation of the EU to Türkiye, the embassies of the EU Member States, the National Institutes of Culture of the EU and several EU Information Centers, Bulgaria will be represented with the film "The Naked Truth About the Zhiguli Group" directed by Victor Bozhinov (2021). The film was produced by Concept Studio, producer Krastyo Lambev. The participation is carried out...

The First Training Course in "Cultural Diplomacy" was Successfully Completed

28/03/24
The First Training Course in "Cultural Diplomacy" was Successfully Completed

The first edition of the Cultural Diplomacy training course, jointly organized by the Diplomatic Institute and the State Cultural Institute under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, took place between March 25 and 27, 2024. Among the participants were some of the newly elected directors of the Bulgarian cultural centers abroad, experts from the Ministry of Culture, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the UNESCO Regional Center for the Protection of Intangible Cultural Heritage in South-Eastern...

Exhibition “Mundus Novus” by Rikardo Druškić will Open at the Mission Gallery

27/03/24
Exhibition “Mundus Novus” by Rikardo Druškić will Open at the Mission Gallery

The State Institute for Culture at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria and the Mission Gallery, are delighted to announce the forthcoming exhibition titled “Mundus Novus - The New World” by renowned artist Rikardo Druškić from Bosnia and Herzegovina. The exhibition will open on April 4, 2024, at 18:00 and continue until April 26, 2024. Mundus Novus - The New World is an artistic odyssey that delves into the intricate relationship between humanity and...

Screening of the Film "The Endless Garden" during the Week of the Francophone Film in Skopje

25/03/24
Screening of the Film "The Endless Garden" during the Week of the Francophone Film in Skopje

In the period March 15-22, 2024, the Francophone Film Week was held in the city of Skopje, organized by the French Cultural Institute and the Embassy of France, with the participation of the embassies and cultural centers of Bulgaria, Switzerland, Belgium, Greece, Albania, Romania and Republic of North Macedonia. The partner of the event was the Cinematheque of the Republic of North Macedonia, Skopje, where the film screenings of the participating countries are organized. On March 16, the...