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The "Memory and Posters" Collection Begins its Official Journey from Burgas

16/06/23
The "Memory and Posters" Collection Begins its Official Journey from Burgas

In the program of the International Youth Literary Festival "Friendship - Meaning and Salvation" on June 20, 2023 at 5 p.m. on the quay wall of the port in Burgas, a collection of posters created by prominent authors of poster art will be presented. The exhibition is entitled "Memory and Posters" and is inspired by the message of humanism and opposition to anti-Semitism, which the story of the rescue of Bulgarian Jews carries 80 years ago. The posters of Anna Simeonova, Ivan Kashlakov, Kiril...

The Exhibition "Moliere Without Borders" was Opened within the Framework of the Francofolies Festival In Plovdiv

14/06/23
The Exhibition "Moliere Without Borders" was Opened within the Framework of the Francofolies Festival In Plovdiv

  On July 12, the Plovdiv Drama Theater hosted the official opening of the mobile poster exhibition "Molière Without Borders", organized by the State Institute for Culture under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the International Stage Poster Triennial, as part of the rich accompanying program of the Les Francofolies Festival in Plovdiv. The exhibition will be open until September 30. At the opening in the beautiful lobby of the theater, where the exhibition is displayed,...

Presentation of the Photo Exhibition "Bulgarian Monuments under the Protection of UNESCO" in Islamabad

13/06/23
Presentation of the Photo Exhibition "Bulgarian Monuments under the Protection of UNESCO" in Islamabad

  On 7 June 2023 the Embassy of Bulgaria in Islamabad hosted a photo exhibition of Bulgarian sites on the UNESCO World Heritage List, organized with the support of the State Institute for Culture to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria. The exhibition was complemented by several photographs, illustrating the famous Bulgarian oil-giving roses and the centuries-long tradition of rose picking. Ms. Farina Mazhar. Secretary for National Heritage and Culture at the...

The exhibition "Bulgarian Monuments under the Protection of UNESCO" was Opened to Visitors in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province

12/06/23
The exhibition "Bulgarian Monuments under the Protection of UNESCO" was Opened to Visitors in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province

  On June 9, 2023, the exhibition "Bulgarian Monuments under the Protection of UNESCO", part of the mobile expositions of the State Institute for Culture under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, opened its doors to visitors in the Qinghuai district of the city of Nanjing - the capital of Jiangsu province. The exhibition is presented as part of Nanjing Cultural and Natural Resources Day 2023, which is being celebrated for the 19th time. This year's edition includes exhibitions from...

Start of the Francophone week in Plovdiv with the exhibition "Moliere without borders"

08/06/23
Start of the Francophone week in Plovdiv with the exhibition "Moliere without borders"

The start of the Francophone week in Plovdiv will be given on June 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the lobby of the Plovdiv Drama Theatre with the official opening of the poster exhibition "Moliere without borders" on the occasion of 30 years of Bulgaria's full membership in the International Organization of Francophonie. The collection is created by the International Triennial of Stage Poster - Sofia, and brings together over 35 Bulgarian and foreign posters. Some of them are created specifically for this...

The State Institute for Culture participates at the twelfth edition of the international francophone festival Soleil

05/06/23
The State Institute for Culture participates at the twelfth edition of the international francophone festival Soleil

On June 4, in the city of Sozopol, the photo exhibition "Bulgaria a Bird's-eye View" was officially opened as part of the rich program of the TWELFTH INTERNATIONAL FRANCOPHONE FESTIVAL "SOLEIL". The festival takes place from June 3 to June 6, 2023 and is under the patronage of Vice President Iliana Yotova as part of the program to mark 30 years of Bulgaria's membership in the International Organization of Francophonie this year. Diplomats, representatives of the local government, artists,...

Participation of the State Institute for Culture in the National Expert Forum

02/06/23
Participation of the State Institute for Culture in the National Expert Forum

  On May 31, 2023, the National Expert Forum organized by the Diplomatic Institute on the issues of combating anti-Semitism and preserving Jewish heritage was held in the capital. The event was organized within the framework of the project "Strategic cooperation between Bulgaria and Norway in support of Bulgaria's international commitment on Combating Anti-Semitism and Preservation of Jewish Heritage”, implemented by the MFA, the Diplomatic Institute, the State Institute for...

Celebrating May 24th in Toronto with the Exhibition “Alphabet and History”

30/05/23
Celebrating May 24th in Toronto with the Exhibition “Alphabet and History”

  On the occasion of May 24, the Consulate General of the Republic of Bulgaria in Toronto presented the exhibition "Alphabet and History", part of the mobile expositions of the State Institute for Culture to the Minister of Foreign Affairs. The exhibition is dedicated to the spiritual feat of the Thessaloniki educators and Slavic apostles Constantine Cyril the Philosopher and Methodius, reveals the importance of writing for the preservation of national identity, presents the role of the...

Celebrating May 24 in Baku with the Exhibition “Light of Letters”

26/05/23
Celebrating May 24 in Baku with the Exhibition “Light of Letters”

On May 23, 2023, the Embassy of Bulgaria in Baku celebrated the coming holiday of May 24 with the opening of the exhibition "The Light of Letters", prepared by the "Elena and Ivan Duychevi" Foundation together with the State Cultural Institute of the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Under the patronage of the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Baku, the event was hosted by the Baku Slavic University, where the Bulgarian language has been taught since 1996.The event was opened with a welcome by...

The Phototype Documentary Exhibition about Miraculous Icons of The Balkans Opened At Charles University In Prague

25/05/23
The Phototype Documentary Exhibition about Miraculous Icons of The Balkans Opened At Charles University In Prague

On May 24, on the occasion of the celebration of the national holiday of Bulgaria - the Day of the Holy Brothers Cyril and Methodius, the Bulgarian alphabet, enlightenment and culture and the Slavic literature, the official opening of the mobile phototype exhibition was held in the Faculty of Prague at the Faculty of Prague - Prague, the official opening of the mobile phototype exhibition " Miraculous icons and holy relics in the Balkans. " The event brought together many guests - diplomats,...

Official opening of the exhibition "Miracle Icons and Holy Relics of the Balkans" at the Charles University - Prague

22/05/23
Official opening of the exhibition "Miracle Icons and Holy Relics of the Balkans" at the Charles University - Prague

On May 24, at 5 p.m., the opening of a mobile exhibition "Miracle Icons and Holy Relics of the Balkans" will take place in the building of the Faculty of Philosophy at the Charles University - Prague. An important role in the realization of this event is played by the partnership of the Bulgarian Cultural Institute - Prague and the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in the Czech Republic. The exhibition "Miracle Icons and Holy Relics in the Balkans" is a mobile phototype exhibition from the...

The State Institute for Culture Took Part in the European Village Festival in Hanoi

19/05/23
The State Institute for Culture Took Part in the European Village Festival in Hanoi

Europe Day was celebrated in Hanoi with a three-day cultural festival "European Village", jointly organized by the embassies of the EU Member States in Hanoi and the EU Delegation. The event was held on May 12-14 in the central square of Hanoi with the idea of connecting and bringing European culture closer to the people of Vietnam. Aimed at promoting the Union and its national and cultural diversity, the festival managed to attract over 50,000 visitors. Bulgaria was presented with a stand...

At the Mission Gallery, a Poetry Recital "Francophone Muses" Took Place, Dedicated to the 30th Anniversary of Bulgaria's Membership in the Francophonie

16/05/23
At the Mission Gallery, a Poetry Recital "Francophone Muses" Took Place, Dedicated to the 30th Anniversary of Bulgaria's Membership in the Francophonie

  The Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivan Kondov officially opened the "Francophone Muses" recital, held on May 15, 2023 at the Mission Gallery of the State Institute for Culture of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The event is part of the program of events on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of Bulgaria's full membership in the International Organization of La Francophonie, which takes place under the patronage of the Vice President of the Republic of Bulgaria, Mrs. Iliana Yotova. The...

The State Institute for Culture will Take Part in the The European Night of Museums

11/05/23
The State Institute for Culture will Take Part in the The European Night of Museums

The State Institute for Culture joins the celebration of the European Night of Museums with a virtual story about the creator, writer, public figure and the first director of the Bulgarian National Radio Sirak Skitnik. 2023 marks the 140th anniversary of Sirak Skitnik's birth and 80th anniversary of his death. On this occasion, the State Institute for Culture of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Bulgarian National Radio jointly created a special virtual narrative. The creative video is...

PRESENTATION OF A NEW BOOK BY PROF. KIRILL TOPALOV FROM THE "WRITING DIPLOMATS" PROGRAM

03/05/23
PRESENTATION OF A NEW BOOK BY PROF. KIRILL TOPALOV FROM THE "WRITING DIPLOMATS" PROGRAM

  On May 9, at the Sofia City Art Gallery, from 6:30 p.m., the new book "Life by Inevitability" will be presented with author Prof. Kiril Topalov - university professor, public figure and ambassador of Bulgaria to Greece (1998 - 2002) and the Vatican and the Order of Malta ( 2013 - 2019). He "arranges" his text entirely in the not very usual genre of the memoir novel, in which everywhere and at the same time - ironically and more often self-ironically - the narrator, the main character,...

“The Heart of Bulgaria” exhibition is visiting UNESCO

02/05/23
“The Heart of Bulgaria” exhibition is visiting UNESCO

On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the entry of the Rila Monastery into the World Heritage List, in the period from April 24 to 28, 2023, a photo exhibition titled "The Heart of Bulgaria" is presented at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris. The exhibition features 20 impressive photographs from the Rila Monastery and comes under the patronage of the National Commission of the Republic of Bulgaria for UNESCO and the Bulgarian Orthodox Church. The organizer of the exhibition is the...