Current News

Current News

NIGHT OF MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES - following the success of the first issue again on 29 September 2006, Friday

NIGHT OF MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES - following the success of the first issue again on 29 September 2006, Friday

9/18/2006 1:30:31 PM

extended programme + shows in partner city Stara Zagora

The museums and galleries in Plovdiv and Stara Zagora will remain open in the evening of 29 September and into the early hours of 30 September celebrating a nocturnal arts festival in a format popular through-out Europe. 45 museums and galleries in the two cities will present a programme of specially prepared exhibitions, classical, folk and jazz concerts, DJ-lead parties, theatre shows, film and video screenings, artists’ performances and demonstrations, discussions, workshops, book launches as well as improvised art events.

There will be no obligatory itineraries during the night – visitors will be able to choose their events from the Guide to the Night of Museums and Galleries. Everyone is invited to find out something new and exciting, something of their own. Admission for all events is free.

The Night’s programme is open for initiatives of the Friends of the Night – bookshops, restaurants and bars, foreign cultural institutions, who will participate with their own events.

In an effort to attract young people’s attention to the arts, this year the organisers have invited the museums and galleries in both cities to prepare a special programme of events for children – the Young Night of Museums and Galleries. Events in this programme will run from 6.00 to 8.00 p.m. on 29 September.

To facilitate movement between locations, a taxi company will offer rides at special low rates during the night. Several promotional beer bars will be built throughout the cities to keep the spirits up.

Throughout Europe the Night of Museums and Galleries is a landmark event for the host cities and tourists and visitors make their travelling plans around to be able to make the most of it. In Plovdiv, the Night is part of the cultural programme for the Autumn 2006 International Commercial Fair and a most eagerly anticipated event from the programme of the Autumn 2006 Salon of the Arts. This year’s edition is the Night’s launch in Stara Zagora. The programme is also part of the European Heritage Days 2006.

The Night is made possible by the support of our sponsors, partners and friends:
partners: Municipality of Plovdiv, Municipality of Stara Zagora, International Fair Plovdiv
 
general sponsor: INTERLEASE Inc., Plovdiv Branch

sponsors: PT Holding, CityGas, Economic and Investment Bank

media partners: Programata – Plovdiv Info, Nova TV, BG Radio, Radio 1, Capital Light, Radio Plovdiv, LIK magazine, Edno magazine, Dnevnik newspaper

*www.gallery-night.info

 

Today is May 1st - international Labor Day
May Day has long been a focal point for demonstrations by various socialist, communist, and anarchist groups.
EASTER SUNDAY
EASTER SUNDAY
4/28/2019 8:00:00 AM
Name day of everyone named Velichko, Velichka, Velika, Veliana, Velina, Villi, Svetla.
Holy Saturday
Holy Saturday
4/27/2019 8:00:00 AM
It is also a time to remember family and the faithful who have died as we await the resurrection, or to honor the martyrs who have given their lives for the cause of Christ in the world.
Good Friday (also Holy Friday)
Good Friday (also Holy Friday)
4/26/2019 8:00:00 AM
The Holy Friday marks the respect of the entire Christian world to the crucified Jesus.
Holy Thursday
Holy Thursday
4/25/2019 8:00:00 AM
Holy Thursday is the day when all women are supposed to color bright eggs for Easter family gathering.
Easter thoughts on Christ and his resurrection - the Turin shroud
Around Easter people always think and talk about miracles and the resurrection of Christ. The story of the Turin Shroud is one of the miraculous stories we have to accept and not seek for expalnati...
Easter Bunny History
Easter Bunny History
4/23/2019 9:00:00 AM
The Easter bunny has its origin in pre-Christian fertility lore.
World Book and Copyright Day
World Book and Copyright Day
4/23/2019 6:00:00 AM
World Book and Copyright Day (also known as International Day of the Book or World Book Days) is a yearly event on 23 April, organized by UNESCO to promote reading, publishing and copyright.
Earth Day
Earth Day
4/22/2019 11:00:00 AM
Earth Day is an annual day on which events are held worldwide to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth's natural environment.
HOLY WEEK before Easter
HOLY WEEK before Easter
4/22/2019 8:00:00 AM
Holy Week is the last week of Lent, the week immediately preceding Easter Sunday.