Film in Sofia

Sofia International Film Festival

Movie buffs descend on the capital each March for a celebration of international independent films.
Art in Sofia

Sofia Underground

Contemporary-art festival featuring local and international artists; held in the basement of the National Palace of Culture (NDK).
Dance in Sofia

International Children's Folklore Festival

Five-day festival dedicated to childrens music, dance and costumes; it's usually in early June but the dates vary.
Film in Sofia


A month-long, noncompetitive celebration of independent film-making held in the National Palace of Culture (NDK).
Dance in Sofia

Sofia Dance Week

A varied program of modern dance, held over two weeks at the National Palace of Culture (NDK).
Music in Sofia

A to JazZ

Live jazz performances take place in a park south of the National Palace of Culture.
Music in Sofia

Flower for Gosho Festival

This two-day event in early or mid-June takes place in Yuzhen Park and features blues musicians and rock bands from across Bulgaria.
Religious in Sofia

St Sofia’s Day

The city’s patron saint is honoured with services at churches across the capital.