Days of Bulgarian Culture in Dakar, Senegal

In the first days of December in the capital of Senegal Dakar, the first days of Bulgarian culture will be held. The events will start with the opening of a representative...


Watch 20 Bulgarian films for free in the next 3 weeks

For the third year in a row, the State Institute for Culture at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the streaming platform Gledam.bg are pleased to present the online festival...

The State Institute for Culture

THE INSTITUTE supports and works towards priority delivery of national and international cultural projects and programmes. It offers assistance to Bulgarian diplomatic missions abroad in their effort to expand the bilateral and multilateral cultural relations and cooperation. It preserves, makes acquisitions and promotes the artwork collection of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria.

The Mission Gallery

Contemporary Art from Kosovo Is Visiting Sofia

  The best of Kosovo's contemporary art comes to Bulgaria as part of the NEXT Balkan series for cooperation and exchange between the Balkans of the DOMA Art Foundation. "Club Insistence: After a P arty" is a group exhibition with the participation of Kosovo artists Atdhe Behluli, Laureta Hajrullahu, Arbnor Karaliti, Leart Rama, Mimoza Sahiti, and Yll Xhaferi with curator Hana Halilaj, who come to Sofia especial ly for the event. The exhibition has gathered works in various media and theme s related to the happenings and visit s of clubs as a fleeting... read more

The Mission Gallery was founded in 2009 as an unrestricted place for cultural diplomacy in Sofia. The gallery is a unique art space within the administrative structure, which changes the daily institutional rhythm, opening its doors to the public for a dynamic exchange of ideas, artistic concepts and messages.

The gallery complements and supports the activities of the State Institute for Culture, related to various forms of intercultural dialogue: project introductions and meetings with authors, exhibitions, conferences, literary readings, performances, charity events and workshops for children.

Public access: Mon-Fri, 10 AM – 5 PM



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