Art & Culture news about Varna, Bulgaria

From 15 to 30 July, Varna is hosting the 25th International Ballet Competition. The event is underway under the auspices of UNESCO. The competition goes through three rounds. In the first round 66 contenders from 20 countries demonstrate classical choreography skills. The second round is given to contemporary works. The final third round combines classical [...]

Festival of FASHION AND BEAUTY is the biggest and most prestigious fashion forum in North-east Bulgaria, which provides a possibility for different fashion brands /Bulgarian and foreign/, to present their collections to a specially selected audience This year it  will be held on 22nd and 23rd of June at the summer garden of Grand Hotel [...]

A Bulgarian businessman has donated an absolutely unique Ancient Thracian statue to the Archaeology Museum in Bulgaria’s Black Sea city of Varna. The statue of the so called Thracian Horseman, also known as Thracian Heros, the supreme deity of the Ancient Thracians, was presented at a news conference in Varna Monday. The statue in question [...]

In order to support prestigious title of the “European cultural capital” of the two Bulgarian cities Sofia and Varna in early spring a propaganda train will be launched from the capital of Bulgaria. It has already been called the “Art train”, because it will carry representatives of different art directions. Painters, sculptors, musicians, poets and [...]

This year’s edition of Love is Folly international film festival will have a very rich program, Rumyana Popova with the festival staff told FOCUS – Varna Radio. Within a week 57 films from 18 countries from three continents will be screened at the 19th edition of the festival. 13 of them are on the official [...]

The biggest forum for graffiti artists in Bulgaria, Sprite graffiti jam, will take place in the city of Varna on Saturday, July 2 2011, Dnevnik daily reported. The event is organised by youth association Amorpha and it is part of FUNCITY youth festival, which started on June 24 2011 in Varna. Bulgaria’s best graffiti artists [...]

For travelers with plans to visit Bulgaria, the Varna Summer International Music Festival kicks off today. This is the 85th anniversary of this, Bulgaria’s and one of Europe’s biggest music events. The internationally acclaimed event is a world performing arts and classical music extravaganza no visitor to the area should miss. A wide array of [...]

On 17 and 18 June 2011 in St. St. Konstantin and Elena resort near Varna will be held the fourth edition of the biggest fashion event in North East Bulgaria – Festival of fashion and beauty Varna 2011. Host of the event is Grand Hotel Varna and sponsor is fashion agency VIPFashionGroup. The event will [...]

Be prepare for “chic” elegance, Chanson music and stylish jazzy gigs in Varna, at restaurant Horizont (Varna’s Sea Garden), on June 9 2011. The Sentimental Swingers – Andronia, Dessy and Vera Shandel – will perform with musicians from the Mihail Yossifov sextet – Mihail Yossifov (trumpet), Atanas Hadzhiev (tenor sax), Velislav Stoyanov (trombone), Vassil Spassov [...]

If you happen to be in the city of Varna at the Black sea coast in June, do not miss one of Bulgaria`s top cultural events, The 19th Intrenational theatre festival Varna Summer. For British art devotees, the festival prepares a selection of British dance films and 3D video installation exhibitions from June 4 2011. [...]