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Cultural events in Plovdiv

Cultural events in Plovdiv

2/10/2010 12:20:36 PM

Trakart Culture Center presents the premiere performance "Dimiter's Sky" tonight at 7 PM. It is based on excerpts from the book "Forgotten by Heaven" by Ekterina Tomova and Albert Einstein's essay "On the Origin of Evil". The character of the 110-year-old man living in the Rhodope Mountains is played by the actor Dimiter Selenaski. Directed by Georgi Kaitsanov.

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Selection of art segments from the Art and Digital Culture "Transmediale" taking place in Berlin, Germany, will be presented at the Banya Starinna Contemporary Art Center in Plovdiv. The Transmediale Forum first took place 22 years ago and has attracted a huge number of artist to participate in it ever since. The latest edition featured the participation of about 1000 artists.

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The German Reading Room in Plovdiv celebrates its 12th anniversary with the exhibition "Comics - The Scene of Germany and Switzerland" presenting comics books from German and Swiss publishing houses. The exhibition will be taking place at the foyer of the Ivan Vazov National Library.
 

Anniversary of the birth of Dr Obreiko Obreikov (1891 - 1969), the founder of the Plovdiv Fair
Born on June 17, 1891 in Plovdiv, Dr. Obreikov comes from an eminent Bulgarian Revival period family.
VIDOVDEN (Vido’s day) - June 15
VIDOVDEN (Vido’s day) - June 15
6/15/2020 9:00:00 AM
That day is the feast of the last one of the hail-men family - sometimes interpreted as a brother, Vido, sometimes as a syster - Vida.
ELISSEY feastday (Liseh’s Day; St.Eliseus) - June 14
The traditional feast of Eliseus (also called Ellisey, Lisseh, Lisso or Lissey) is one of the thunder-maker feasts, alongside with German and Bartholomew.
VARTOLOMEY (St Bartholomew’s Day) - June 11
The feast is called Vartolomey or also Varti-Lomi (in association of storm and hail).
ROUSSALSKA NEDELIA (Midsummer Week) - the week after Pentecost
It is the week from Spirits' Day until next Sunday, when healers called "kaloushari" visit people's homes. People believe that after their visit there will be only health.
PENTECOST / HOLY TRINITY (50 Days after Easter )
50 Days after Easter is the feastday Pentecost (Whitsunday), also called Holy Trinity.
Today we celebrate "The Day of Botev and All Freedom Fighters Who Lost Their Lives for the Independence of Bulgaria"
That day has been appointed by a decree of the Ministerial Council dated May 31st 1993. It was first celebrated back in 1884 in Vratsa and Plovdiv.
Bulgaria marks the International children’s day
Bulgaria marks the International children's day: June 1st. Festive celebrations, theatrical performances and concerts for the young ones are organized throughout the country.
Today is SPASSOVDEN
Today is SPASSOVDEN
5/28/2020 10:00:00 AM
SPASSOVDEN (always on Thursday, 40 Days after Easter - “Ascension Day” or “Ascension of the Lord”): The great feast called the Spassovden or Ascension Day is connected to the eternal human wish for health and joy. The feast is a non-fixed one, and it is celebrated 40 days after Easter, always on Thursday.
Bulgarian Literacy and Culture Celebration Day - May 24th
Ever since the earliest Bulgarian manuscript books (preserved until today), we can trace the tradition to honor the two saint brothers - St Cyril (on February 14th) and St Methodius (on April 6th) ...