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The Bulgarian Cultural Institute London aims to promote, support and develop cultural relations between Bulgaria and the UK through various means:
- Introduce Bulgarian culture to the UK’s international audience through exhibitions, performances, concerts, film screenings, theatrical productions, recitals, literary evenings, discussions and other events.
- Organise a multitude of interesting courses and seminars, as well as Bulgarian traditions and crafts evenings and workshops.
- Collaborate with, support and partner with other similar institutions, Anglo-Bulgarian associations and other cultural representatives.
- Offer a library and reading room with a wide selection of Bulgarian and foreign literature, albums, films, dictionaries, guides and other materials.
- Provide tourist information and materials for all those who wish to visit Bulgaria and experience its exquisite cultural monuments first-hand.
If these aims correspond with your interests and you would like to find out more, come and visit the Bulgarian Cultural Institute London today!
The films will be introduced by Critics' Circle Member and BBC Broadcaster Phillip Bergson who will moderate a short discussion with the director Jacky Stoev after the Screening over a glass of fine Bulgarian wine.
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Sofia Gallery,7pm Friday,27January,2017 Book your tickets HERE The Bulgarian Cultural Institute London presents an exhibition of paintings by the Bulgarian artist Nikolay Yanakiev. Special guest :Nikolay Yanakiev Nikolay Yanakiev 1954 Born on June 23 in Doupnitza, Bulgaria; 1973 Graduated from the Fine Arts High School in Sofia; 1981 Graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts - painting, class of Prof. Svetlin Roussev. Nikolay Yanakiev lives and works in Sofia. The... Read more
FILM SCREENING , CAMBRIDGE, Director:Eldora Traykova Script:Assen Vladimirov Genre : Documentary Bulgaria/2015/64 min. The Bulgarian village of Dolni Tsibar in northwestern Bulgaria the poorest part of the European Union is known as the Roma Cambridge. This is because its predominantly Roma population enjoys a relatively high level of education. Cambridge is a year in the life of the local elementary school, where dedicated teachers try to... Read more
Sofia Gallery, 7 pm Theatrical performance"The Bear's Son" Performance only in English language. Director: Monnie Sheehan and Ivor Davies Cast: Monnie Sheehan , Ivor Davies and The London Bulgarian Choir BCI London, for the sixth year running presents A Spell in Time's Christmas show, The Bear's Son, based on old Bulgarian fairytales translated into English. BCI's guests will be the troupe's founders, Monnie Sheehan and Ivor Davies,... Read more
Sofia Gallery, 7 pm DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES, THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED! Special Guest: Sevdalin Genov The Bulgarian Cultural Institute London presents the book of Sevdalin Genov and disquisition about childrens writer Margarit Minkov. Sevdalin Genov is a Bulgarian poet, writer and gallerist. He graduated Slavic Philology in Sofia University. He has worked as an editor at... Read more
Sofia Gallery, 7 pm BOOK HERE Special Guests: Ralitza Dimitrova - Director Plamen Gerasimov - Director of Photography The March of Letters (documentary) with english subtitles
Welcome to the Trinity Trio Concert in a preparation for their China Tour (18th - 25th October 2016) Boyan Ivanov - Clarinet (Bulgaria) Solène Chevalier - Cello (France) Andrea Kmecova - Piano (Slovakia) Bulagarian Embassy's Halls Sunday, 16th October 6:00 p.m. BOOK HERE Programme: E. Elgar Salut dAmour L. van Beethoven - Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano in B flat Major, Op. 11 ... Read more
Sofia Gallery, 7 pm BOOK HERE The Bulgarian Cultural Institute London presents an exhibition of paintings by the Bulgarian artist Aglika Gaytanikova. Special Guest: Aglika Gaytanikova ?glika Gaytanikova Born 21.11.1968 in Sofia 1987-graduates High School of fine arts in Sofia 1995-Master degree in Mural painting in the Academy of fine arts, Sofia Works in the field of oil painting, ikons and mural painting 2008-Murals and Ikons in a Chapelle in... Read more
At an official ceremony at the British Library in London a Memorandum of Cooperation between the National Library "St. St. Cyril and Methodius "and the British Library was signed. The memorandum envisages a wide range of activities, including exchange of information on holdings of these institutions, documents related to Bulgarian and British culture and cultural heritage. An important element of the Memorandum... Read more
Bulgarian Language Courses
BCI London is delighted to announce that a Bulgarian language course for beginners will take place in our premises! You will have the chance to learn our wonderful language from the... Read more