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The exhibition "Lace of the Centuries" by the Ukrainian artist Daria Alyoshkina will open the Sofia Paper Art Fest 2024

21/03/24
The exhibition "Lace of the Centuries" by the Ukrainian artist Daria Alyoshkina will open the Sofia Paper Art Fest 2024

On March 25, 2024 at 6 p.m. in the Triangular Tower of Serdika - Regional History Museum in Sofia, the exhibition "Lace of the Centuries" will be opened - the first event of the Sofia Paper Art Fest 2024, which will take place from March 25 to November 30, 2024. Under the motto "Without borders", the festival is part of the Sofia Municipality's cultural calendar and promises to present unique exhibitions and events that will bring the audience back to the roots of art. The State Institute for...

The exhibition "Diplomacy and Art II" was Opened in the Modern Gallery in Podgorica

20/03/24
The exhibition "Diplomacy and Art II" was Opened in the Modern Gallery in Podgorica

The representative exhibition from the rich collection of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, "Diplomacy and Art", part II was presented in the Modern Gallery in the capital of Montenegro - Podgorica. The project is implemented jointly by the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Montenegro and the City Gallery (Museums and Galleries) of the capital Podgorica with the support of the State Cultural Institute at the Minister of Foreign Affairs. The exhibition includes 22 paintings by...

PARTICIPATION OF A REPRESENTATIVE FROM THE STATE CULTURAL INSTITUTE IN A SPECIALIZED TRAINING COURSE IN ITALY

19/03/24
PARTICIPATION OF A REPRESENTATIVE FROM THE STATE CULTURAL INSTITUTE IN A SPECIALIZED TRAINING COURSE IN ITALY

In the period March 11 - 15, 2024, under the auspices of the European Security and Defense College (ESDC), the Italian Center for Higher Defense Studies (CASD) in Rome organized the Cultural Properties Protection Course (CPPC), in which Iliyan Lolugov - Head of Cultural Policy Department at the State Institute for Culture - MFA took part. The course is an initiative within the ESDC's training program 2024 and is aimed at senior officials and mid-level experts from EU Member States, EU...

New Mobile Exhibition of the State Institute for Culture - "Bulgaria and Mosaics"

18/03/24
New Mobile Exhibition of the State Institute for Culture - "Bulgaria and Mosaics"

The State Institute for Culture presents its latest and innovative mobile exhibition - "Bulgaria and Mosaics". It 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 archaeology. The exhibition aims to present the rich and diverse mosaic heritage in Bulgaria through selected details of ancient, medieval and modern mosaics and thus spark the audience's interest in the...

Celebration of the National Day of Bulgaria in Bulgarian embassies around the world

12/03/24
Celebration of the National Day of Bulgaria in Bulgarian embassies around the world

The national holiday of the Republic of Bulgaria, March 3, was celebrated in a number of Bulgarian embassies around the world this year. In the organization of the festive events, respect for Bulgarian culture and national identity merged with the joy of communication and meetings with friends of Bulgaria. Part of the cultural programs were held with the active support of the State Cultural Institute. In the UAE, the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria and the Consulate General in Dubai...

The State Cultural Institute Received a Certificate for Participation in the Day of European Authors

12/03/24
The State Cultural Institute Received a Certificate for Participation in the Day of European Authors

The State Cultural Institute received a certificate for participation in the first edition of the European Authors' Day initiative. In 2023, DKI actively joined the new European initiative led by the then Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth Maria Gabriel, which will be celebrated annually on March 27. The idea is to hold the day annually on the last Monday of March to encourage reading, especially among young people, to familiarize themselves with literature and...

Exhibition of Contemporary Graphics from Asia Opens at the Mission Gallery

11/03/24
Exhibition of Contemporary Graphics from Asia Opens at the Mission Gallery

On March 7th, the exhibition "Contemporary Graphic Art from Asia" opened its doors at the Mission Gallery, part of the 9th International Graphic Arts Triennial in Sofia, which periodically presents an impressive panorama of contemporary graphic art with its various directions, national schools, and global trends, universally relevant to the entire graphic world. The exhibition includes selected works by authors from Iran, China, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. Special attention was paid...

"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 exhibition "Bulgaria from a bird's view" is visiting Prague on the occasion of March 3

20/02/24
The exhibition "Bulgaria from a bird's view" is visiting Prague on the occasion of March 3

The exhibition "Bulgaria from a bird's view" is visiting the Bulgarian Cultural Institute in Prague from March 6th on the occasion of "Liberation Day" - March 3rd. The event took place in partnership with the State Cultural Institute of the Minister of Foreign Affairs as part of the "Mobile Exhibitions" program. The exhibition "Bulgaria from a bird's eye view" presents an author's selection of 25 large-format photographs by Alexander Ivanov, dedicated to the theme of the beauty of Bulgarian...

"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...