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Presentation of the film “The Naked Truth about Zhiguli Band” at the University of Lisbon

24/03/2023

On March 22, 2013, the Bulgarian feature film "The Naked Truth About the Zhiguli Band" directed by Viktor Bozhinov was presented in the Library building at the Faculty of Philology of the University of Lisbon. The screening took place within the Cinelínguas international film festival, which takes place from March 20 to March 24 and is organized by the Department of General and Romance Linguistics at the Faculty of Philology with the aim of promoting the cultural diversity of the languages taught in the department. The first ever-Bulgarian participation in the festival was ensured with the assistance of the State Institute for Cultural to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the...

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

24/03/2023

  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 revolves around his personal impressions and experiences, his meetings with Cypriot political leaders and politicians, with religious figures, with people of culture, with ordinary inhabitants of the...

INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION ON THE OCCASION OF THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ACCESSION OF THE REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA TO THE INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF FRANCOPHONIE

22/03/2023

  On March 21, in the "Mission" gallery at the State Cultural Institute, the collective international exhibition "Directions" was opened. The event was part of the program to mark the 30th anniversary of the full membership of the Republic of Bulgaria in the International Organization of La Francophonie, which is being held under the patronage of Vice President Iliana Yotova. It was carried out on a joint initiative of the State Cultural Institute, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the "Soley" foundation, in partnership with the Sofia University "Saint Kliment Ohridski" and the Association of French language teachers. His host was the Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikolay Milkov....

Presentation of the exhibition "The Letters of Bulgaria - Alphabet of Europe" to the diplomatic corps in Budapest

21/03/2023

After the successful opening on November 8, 2022 of the poster exhibition "The Letters of Bulgaria - Alphabet of Europe" at the Bulgarian Cultural Institute Budapest, followed by a display of a selection of the collection on the fence of the Bulgarian Embassy, the two Bulgarian institutions held a modest reception. Guests were the ambassadors and cultural attachés/directors of cultural institutes from the 19 countries whose authors participated in the poster campaign. The presentation of the poster exhibition was accepted with interest, and the ambassadors received a quality printed copy in small format of the posters with images of the Bulgarian letters, made by their respective...

THE STATE INSTITUTE FOR CULTURE AND THE FACULTY OF CLASSICAL AND NEW PHILOLOGIES SIGNED A COOPERATION AGREEMENT

13/03/2023

In Meeting Hall 2 in the Rectorate of Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" in the presence of the Dean's Council of the Faculty of Classical and Modern Philologies, the director of the State Institute for Culture under the Minister of Foreign Affairs - Snezhana Yoveva-Dimitrova and Prof. Dr. Madeleine Danova , dean of the faculty, signed a cooperation agreement. The document envisages the possibility of a closer connection between the two institutions and the implementation of internships for students from the Faculty at the State Institute for Culture, in particular from the Master's programs "Cultural Relations and Geopolitics of the EU" and "Europe and Asia: Cultural Diplomacy and...



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A Phototype Exhibition about the Famous Bosnian Writer Isak Samokovlia will be Presented in Samokov
The Historical Museum in Samokov, the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the State Institute for Culture to the Minister of Foreign Affairs invite you to the documentary phototype exhibition dedicated to...

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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 Bulgaria and Montenegro, and their importance for building friendly... read more

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