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Cultural events in Plovdiv

6/28/2010 3:02:58 PM
Monday, June 28:

6 PM - Trakart Culture Center: Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi, on the occasion on the 17th anniversary of the death of Boris Hristov, the world-famous opera basso. Organizer of the event is the Boris Hristov Society, under the patronage of the Central City Zone mayor, Rayna Petrova.

7 PM - State Puppet Theater- Plovdiv: "The Black Box" International Chamber Theater Festival - the performance of play "Theater from the Trunk", presented by the International Theater Group Greece - Columbia.

9.15 PM - Ancient Theater stage: performance by Theodisii Spassova and the Heaven Strings


Tuesday, June 29


6.30 Pm - Aspect Art Gallery: exhibitions of paintings by the artist Iliana Manoukova

7 PM - State Puppet Theater- Plovdiv: "The Black Box" International Chamber Theater Festival - the performance of the play "The Nine Wigs Girl", based on the autobiogrpahy of Sophie van der Stap

9.15 PM - Ancient Theater stage: performance of Aida, by Giuseppe Versi.


Wednesday, June 30


7 PM - State Puppet Theater- Plovdiv: "The Black Box" International Chamber Theater Festival - the performance of the play "God said" presented by schauspielfrankfurt - Germany

8.30 PM - Open-Air Theater stage: the first concert of the " Summer of Love" tour of the famous rock group Signal.
Ivan Vazov (June 27, 1850 - September 22, 1921)
Ivan Vazov was a Bulgarian poet, novelist and playwright. He was born in Sopot, a town situated in the Rose valley of Bulgaria.
World Drug Fighting Day
World Drug Fighting Day
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It is better to treat drug addicted rather than punish them - that is the change in the legal system the Plovdiv "Mothers against Drugs" Association stands for.
Today is ENYOVDEN  (Midsummer Day)
Today is ENYOVDEN (Midsummer Day)
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This ancient Bulgarian ritual is considered the turning point in the mythological calendar of the ancient people -a ritual connected to the summer Equinox, when the day is longest and...
ROUSSALSKA NEDELIA (Midsummer Week) - the week after Pentecost
It is the week from Spirits' Day until next Sunday, when healers called "kaloushari" visit people's homes. People believe that after their visit there will be only health.
Anniversary of the birth of Dr Obreiko Obreikov (1891 - 1969), the founder of the Plovdiv Fair
Born on June 17, 1891 in Plovdiv, Dr. Obreikov comes from an eminent Bulgarian Revival period family.
PENTECOST / HOLY TRINITY (50 Days after Easter )
50 Days after Easter is the feastday Pentecost (Whitsunday), also called Holy Trinity.
VIDOVDEN (Vido’s day) - June 15
VIDOVDEN (Vido’s day) - June 15
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That day is the feast of the last one of the hail-men family - sometimes interpreted as a brother, Vido, sometimes as a syster - Vida.
ELISSEY feastday (Liseh’s Day; St.Eliseus) - June 14
The traditional feast of Eliseus (also called Ellisey, Lisseh, Lisso or Lissey) is one of the thunder-maker feasts, alongside with German and Bartholomew.
VARTOLOMEY (St Bartholomew’s Day) - June 11
The feast is called Vartolomey or also Varti-Lomi (in association of storm and hail).
Today is SPASSOVDEN
Today is SPASSOVDEN
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SPASSOVDEN (always on Thursday, 40 Days after Easter - “Ascension Day” or “Ascension of the Lord”): The great feast called the Spassovden or Ascension Day is connected to the eternal human wish for health and joy. The feast is a non-fixed one, and it is celebrated 40 days after Easter, always on Thursday.