The State Institute For Culture Under The Minister Of Foreign Affairs Took Part In The General Assembly Of Eunic Global In Munich

In the period 23-24 June 2022, representatives of the State Institute for Culture under the Minister of Foreign Affairs took part in the regular General Assembly of EUNIC...


160 years since the birth of Prof. Ivan Shishmanov

On June 22 in the Central Lobby of the National Library "St. Cyril and Methodius ”opened a phototype exhibition dedicated to the 160th anniversary of the birth of one of...

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

Presentation of the Book "Anthology of Mirages" at the "Mission" Gallery

  The book "Anthology of Mirages" will be presented on July 5 at 6 pm at the "Mission" gallery of the State Institute for Culture at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In 400 pages, illustrated with nearly 1000 original photos, the publication brings together all the dream journeys in one volume. These 50 travelogues of talented Bulgarian journalists and travelers tell about the most impressive masterpieces of human genius and natural landmarks. Famous waterfalls, temples, towers, fortresses, cruises, the splendor of art, pyramids, monuments, fjords, coral reefs,... 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.

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