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ART POSITIVE 2012 – FESTIVAL FOR CONTEMPORARY ART
4/6/2012 11:48:17 AM
For the ninth time in a row Art Today Association organizes the annual project Art Positive that - according to the association’s philosophy - supports the development and establishment of contemporary art in Bulgaria. Every year the organizers set a different topic to provoke the participants. This year the festival’s motto is MINI with all of the possible meanings and interpretations. There are no restrictions for the art techniques or genre, which allows the artists to participate with paintings, sculptures, audio-visual projects, performances, music, theatre, dance, installations and happenings. For the first time Art Positive will also include activities in urban spaces.
The festival gives an opportunity for expression to both established and young artists, who have just begun their artistic work in the field of contemporary art. In this way Art Today is able to promote young talents. The participants can submit their projects including a short biography and approximate budget until March 5, 2012. After the deadline the jury will evaluate the projects and choose the best ones which will be financed and finally shown during the festival.
In addition to the exhibition in the Ancient Bath and the activities in urban spaces Art Today also organizes a secondary program, which will include workshops, presentations, lectures, discussions and projections. The complete program of the festival will be announced in March.
Art Today's annual festival Art Positive is unique in its kind and sets the benchmark for any manifestation of artists from Plovdiv. It encourages the development of contemporary art in all its forms.
The ninth edition of the festival has the ambiguous motto -MINI-
First working seminar of textile industry representatives taking place in Plovdiv
10/27/2003 12:00:00 AM
(Based on an article by Lydia Vulkova at the Maritsa newspaper)\r\n The working seminar, organized by the European Commission and the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce, have attracted texti...
Elections being held on the popular Bulgarian feast of Dimitrovden
10/26/2003 12:00:00 AM
(St Demetrius? Feast day) ? October 26th. In the traditional conceptions that day marks the beginning of winter. ?St George brings summer (celebrated on May 6th), St Demetrius brings winte...
Closing the 28th Film Festival ?Golden Chest?
10/25/2003 12:00:00 AM
Giving the awards and the official closing of the film festival was broadcasted by the Bulgarian National TV - Channel One BNT, on October 25th. Before presenting to you the four members of the Int...
Will there be new investments in Bulgaria?
10/24/2003 12:00:00 AM
(Information is taken from the Standard newspaper)\r\nThe Vice President of General Electric Nani (Ferdinando) Becalli and seven of the senior managers flew to Bulgaria on Wednesday...
The popular actress Maria Statoulova turns 50
10/23/2003 12:00:00 AM
(The information is based on an article in the Maritsa Newspaper)\r\nYesterday in Plovdiv, in the Paris Hall of the Novotel Hotel, numerous guests and fans greeted Maria Statoulova on the oc...
International Exhibition of Medicine, Dentistry And Pharmaceutics
Co-organizers: Branch Unions(22.10.2003 - 25.10.2003)
10/22/2003 12:00:00 AM
THE INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION "MEDICUS, DENTO, GALENIA" cares a great deal about attracting foreign and Bulgarian investments to set up a new material base and support hea...
Ballet Todes coming to Plovdiv in December
10/20/2003 12:00:00 AM
(Based on information from the today?s copy of the Maritsa Newspaper)The dance masters of the world-famous Russian ballet ?Todes? are coming to Plovdiv for a large show-performance. The ballet ...
The Plovdiv bohemian ?Nacho the Culture?
10/18/2003 12:00:00 AM
(A shortened version of Elitsa Kandeva?s article in the 24 Hours newspaper)When somebody mentions Plovdiv, there is immediately an association with the name ?Nacho the Culture?. His re...
A paintings exhibition by a poet
10/17/2003 12:00:00 AM
Boris Rokanov was born in 1961 in the town of Kyustendil, in the western part of Bulgaria. He is author of several books of poetry: ?Presentiments? (1989), ?My Game? (1993), ?From B to R? (1995), ?...
Flower Autumn'2003 (15.10.2003 - 19.10.2003)
10/16/2003 12:00:00 AM
Specialized Exhibition of Flowers, Ornamental Plants, Garden Equipment and SuppliesAt the moment, Plovdiv hosts the traditional Specialized Exhibition of Flowers, Ornamental Plants, Garden Equi...