The Golden Treasure, Sboryanovo

The famous winter sports resort - Bansko

The ancient Thracian gold treasure

The famous sea side resort - Sunny beach

The Bulgarian rose

The Alexander Nevsky cathedral, Sofia

Traditional Bulgarian Kukeri show

Nessebar, the sea side resort named 'the pearl of the Black Sea'

The Magura cave

The Rila Monastery, the largest and most famous monastery

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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!


17 March, Friday, Sofia Gallery, 7 pm Polina Gerdjikova is an architect, a designer and an artist. She had 20 individual paintings exhibitions in Bulgaria and abroad. Her last exhibitions “THE LIGHT – A METAPHOR OF THE SPIRIT’’, dedicated to the International Year of Light of UNESCO, were shown at the COUNCIL OF EUROPE / Strasbourg, (03.03.2016) and at the State Cultural Institute... Read more

The National Revival Bulgaria

9 March, 6.30 pm,Thursday, Sofia Gallery This event is organized by BBS with the support of BCI London John Osborne presents a talk on The National Revival Bulgaria. He will talk for forty-five minutes, which will then be followed by questions and general discussion. The talk would be illustrated, with some thoughts about how Bulgarian society and culture developed and how Bulgaria became more... Read more

Sofia Gallery, 7 o'clock BCI London invites you to the presentation of the first volume of the collection of radio talks “ Five minutes with Petar Uvaliev “ and a conversation with Dr. Ognyan Kovachev. There will be also a film showing of Trial and Error (1962) 76 min, screenplay by Peter Uvaliev aka Pierre Rouve, starring Peter Sellers and Richard Attenborough Petar Uvaliev (1915-1998), also known... Read more
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