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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.
Today is ATANASOVDEN (St. Athanasius Day)
Name day of everyone named Atanas, Atanaska, Nasso, Nacho, Tinka, Nasya, Totka.
Today is ANTONOVDEN (St. Anthony`s Day)
Name day of everyone named Anton (meaning priceless in Latin), Antonia, Antoanneta, Antoan, Andon, Doncho, Donka, Donna, Donny, Donyo, Tonyo, Tony.
YUZHNITSI - VERIZHNITSI FEASTDAY
YUZHNITSI - VERIZHNITSI FEASTDAY
1/16/2019 9:00:00 AM
That Feast Day is the first one of the group “Antonovden & Atanassovden” (in the period Jan.16-18) and acts as preparation to the next two larger holidays.
ST.TATIANA
ST.TATIANA
1/12/2019 9:00:00 AM
Name day of everyone named Tatiana or Tanya (coming from Latin with the meaning "the one who arranges").
Plovdiv expecting to be crowned European Capital of Culture
With a show entitled "We Are All Colors", which is expected to include 1500 performers, Plovdiv will officially open its program as European Capital of Culture 2019on January 12. In the coming months Plovdiv will host more than 300 projects and 500 events.
BABINDEN (OLD MIDWIVES' DAY)
BABINDEN (OLD MIDWIVES' DAY)
1/8/2019 9:00:00 AM
The legend has it that the Egyptian king ordered the old women, who were maternity nurses, to kill all newborn Jewish boys. The old women did not submit to that order because they were afraid of
Today is IVANOVDEN (St. Johns Day)
Name day of everyone named Ivan, Vanyo, Vanya, Yoan/Ioan, Yoanna/Ioanna, Yonko/Yonka, Yoto, Ivaylo, Ivo, Ivona, Kaloyan, Jan/Jean, and Janna whose...
Today is BOGOYAVLENIE / YORDANOVDEN (Epiphany)
Name day of everyone named Yordan/ka (named after the holy river of Jordan), Yonko/a, Daniel/a, Bozhan/a, Bozhil, Boyan/a, Bogdan/a and Bozhidar/a(both meaning "God's gift"), Bogolyub/a, Boncho, Bonka, Bogomil/a (meaning "Dear to God"), Bistra.
The first BG General -  General Major Sava Moutkourov, was born on that day in 1852
Colonel Sava Moutkourov, later promoted to General, was an active participant in the Unification (1885), in the Serbian-Bulgarian War (1885), he supported Stefan Sta...
January 2 is SYLVESTROVDEN (St. Sylvester Day)
Name day of everyone named Sylvia, Sylester, Goran, Goritsa