Classical Music in Sofia

Bulgaria Hall

Home of the excellent Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra.
Cinema in Sofia

Cinema City

Modern multiscreen cinema showing the latest Hollywood releases on the top floor of the Mall of Sofia. Also has an IMAX screen.
Cinema in Sofia

Dom Na Kinoto

Shows a varied program of Bulgarian-language, independent and vintage foreign films.
Theatre in Sofia

Ivan Vazov National Theatre

One of Sofia's most elegant buildings, the Viennese-style National Theatre opened in 1907, and is the city's main stage for Bulgarian drama.
Opera in Sofia

National Opera House

Opened in 1953, this monumental edifice is the venue for classical opera and ballet performances, as well as special concerts for children. Enter from ul Vrabcha.
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 internat…
Cinema in Sofia

Kino Odeon

Legenday cinema from communist days specialising in smaller European and art-house movies. Hosts several small film festivals throughout the year.
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…
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.
Spectator Sport in Sofia

Vasil Levski National Stadium

This 43,000-seat stadium is the home of the Bulgarian national football team, and is the main venue for international matches, athletics and other big sporting events. It also stages big concerts for visiting rock a…