• 6Fest

    27 - 28 September 2019
    6Fest Gabrovo will visit Kapana creative district in the European Capital of Culture on 27 and 28 September - as a truly traveling street festival.
  • Night/Plovdiv

    13 - 15 September 2019
    The longest Night of Plovdiv returns this September for its fourteenth edition in three evenings - from 13 to 15 September, under the moto Common Ground. The 2019 program will be traditionally divided in thematic sub-programs which you can find on night.bg.
  • Stage at a Crossroads

    11 - 21 September 2019
    The 23rd edition of festival includes 21 theatrical performances which will be played at Plovdiv Drama theatre and State Puppet Theatre from 11 to 21 of September.
    Plovdiv Drama Theatre, State Puppet Theatre - Plovdiv
  • One Dance Week 2019

    20 September 2019 - 19 October 2019
    It will be autumn, when One Dance Week takes us to a warm and intimate place with its 16 dancing shows, but the tickets are already flying, and you have to plan a trip to Plovdiv. From September 20th to October 19th, we go through physics and politics and to a dangerous circus, while with ideas, choreography and muscles we're under the spell of companies from Poland, Belgium, Taiwan or Australia. Which invitation will you accept? To decide, head over to the festival's webpage.

    Boris Hristov House of Culture, Plovdiv Drama Theatre, Sklad
  • Stage of the ages

    13 July 2019 - 30 August 2019
    This and next month Veliko Turnovo is also a natural setting for five performances of the Tsarevets fortress, each beginning at 21:00.
  • Opera of the Peaks

    20 July 2019 - 4 August 2019
    The natural forms of the Belogradchik rocks are once again a stage of two ballets, three operas and one musical from the Sofia Opera's repertoire (all starting at 20:00), while Wagner's melodies echo the day with the natural acoustics of the Magura cave.
  • Opera Open 2019

    8 June 2019 - 30 August 2019
    In the special 2019 year the Opera Open Festival program will be full of tours of world-famous names.
    Amphitheatre
  • Kapana fest

    31 May 2019 - 2 June 2019
    This year there will be only one issue – from May 31st to June 2nd. The theme of Kapana Fest 2019 is the Heritage. The buildings will be turned into canvases on which the greatest Bulgarian masters will paint their masterpieces. The alleys will become urban forests, galleries will be found, and the squares will become cinemas and  music stages. For more info check here.
  • The Black Box

    31 May 2019 - 6 June 2019

    The 13h annual Black Box International Theatre and Dance Festival will be held from May 31 to June 6, 2019, in Plovdiv.


    A'part, Cultural Centre Trakart, Plovdiv Drama Theatre, State Puppet Theatre - Plovdiv
  • Neighbourhood Stage

    11 - 21 April 2019
    Neighbourhood Stage is a travelling festival of performative arts. Artists as well as various art studios – movement, musical, theatrical, literary, puppetry, and clown will present their contemporary art. Highlight in the programme is the performance of Venelin Shurelov - Rotor.
  • Scene, Palette, Word

    23 February 2019 - 3 March 2019
    The only winter festival of arts in Plovdiv starts its fifteenth edition. During the festival days there will be theater performances, presentation of new books and exhibition.
    Hristo Botev Community Centre 1905
  • Kapana fest

    28 - 30 September 2018
    Music, Literature, Cinema, Handmade and Food bazar - the autumn edition of  Kapana Fest  begins on September 28 and within three days it will turn the authentic Plovdiv quarter into an independent territory of culture, art and entertainment.
  • One Dance Week

    21 September 2018 - 14 October 2018
    There is no quicker way to tell you why Plovdiv continues to be the boiling point on the map of the country between September 21 and October 14, except in figures, so listen: the 11th One Dance Week stretches over 4 weekends opening the doors of Dom na kulturata for stars and constellations from the universe of contemporary dance and performance.
    Boris Hristov House of Culture
  • Three Are Too Many, Two – Not Enough

    3 - 7 September 2018
  • Stage at a Crossroads

    11 - 24 September 2018
  • Beglika Fest

    22 - 27 August 2018
    Beglika Fest will take place next to the Golyam Beglik dam, 22-27 August, 25BGN for a day, 50-100BGN for the whole fest from epaygo.bg, free for kids under 14

  • International Folklore Festival

    30 July 2018 - 3 August 2018
    In the 24th edition of the International Folk Festival participate ensembles from Bulgaria, Georgia, Indonesia, Macedonia, Mexico, Slovenia, Ukraine, France, the Netherlands and the Czech Republic.

  • Opera Open 2018

    23 June 2018 - 29 July 2018
    The traditional Opera Open Festival comes with twelve spectacular performances of operas by Verdi, Puccini and Bizet, as well as with the best of operetta, ballet classics and film music.

    Amphitheatre
  • Black Box 2018

    30 May 2018 - 6 June 2018
    The 12th annual Black Box International Theatre and Dance Festival will be held from May 30 to June 6 in Plovdiv. The festival features 10 international and Bulgarian works in the fields of theatre and contemporary dance.

    Plovdiv Drama Theatre
  • Kapana fest

    1 - 3 June 2018
    Kapana Fest returns from 1st to 3rd of June with an unique bazaar, breathtaking art installations, fine tastes, monstrous talents, musical giants, street dancing, independent cinema, remarkable theater, moving poetry.