Bulgaria entertainment

Live Performance in Veliko Târnovo

Sound & Light Show

Marvel as Veliko Târnovo's Tsarevets Fortress skyline is bathed in multicoloured light and lasers during the Sound & Light Show. This 40-minute audiovisual display uses choral music and flashes of light in a hom…
Live Music in Sofia

Sofia Live Club

This slick venue, located in the National Palace of Culture (NDK), is the city's largest live-music club. All swished up in cabaret style, it hosts local and international jazz, alternative, world-music and rock act…
Cinema in Sofia

Cultural Centre G8

This trendy, art-house cinema does triple duty as a contemporary art gallery and a secluded, garden drinking spot.
Arts Centre in Sofia

Red House

Occupying a unique early 20th-century mansion, this avant-garde institution hosts everything from political and cultural debates (in various languages) to poetry readings and dance performances. Many events are free…
Concert Venue in Sofia

National Palace of Culture

The 'NDK' (as it’s usually called) has 15 halls and is the country’s largest cultural complex. It maintains a regular program of events throughout the year, including film screenings, trade shows and big-name intern…
Performing Arts in Varna

Festival Hall & Congress Centre

This big, boxy concert hall at the entrance to Primorski Park hosts the film and music festivals as well as music and dance performances throughout the year. Consult the website for the program. Buy tickets at the v…
Arts Centre in Burgas

Sea Casino Cultural Centre

The city's renovated 1930s casino is now a cultural centre, hosting a varied program of concerts, exhibitions, film screenings and readings. Ask at the tourist information centre if something is on during your visit…
Opera in Varna

Varna Opera Theatre

Varna's grand opera house hosts performances by the Varna Opera and Philharmonic Orchestra all year, except July and August, when some performances are staged at the Open-Air Theatre in Primorski Park.
Opera in Ruse

Ruse Opera House

One of the town's finest buildings, open since about 1890, the Ruse Opera House is known for hosting top productions. Buy tickets at the box office or online, or ask at the tourist information centre.
Live Music in Sofia

Swingin’ Hall

Long-standing club offering an eclectic program of live music each night. The acts, ranging from jazz and blues to rock and folk pop, typically attract audiences of all ages.