Today “Soleil” gradually became one of the most significant regional cultural events that reflects Bulgaria’s membership in the international Francophone movement.

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Program 2023

TWELFTH INTERNATIONAL FRANCOPHONE FESTIVAL "SOLEY"

SOLEIL 2023 .

ДВАНАДЕСЕТИ МЕЖДУНАРОДЕН ФРАНКОФОНСКИ ФЕСТИВАЛ „СОЛЕЙ“

ПЪЛНА ПРОГРАМА

31.05.2023 (WEDNESDAY)

  1. Official opening of the International Plain-air Workshop « Soleil », with the participation of painters from Bulgaria, Albania, Georgia, Portugal, North Macedonia, Romania, France.

Beginning: 17.00 h.

Place: « Green Life Resort » Complex

 

03.06.2023 (SATURDAY)

  1. Official Inauguration of a monument of the Greek painter Yorgos Gunaropolous.

Beginning: 16.00 h.

Place: Ancient town of Sozopol.

 

  1. Official opening of an exposition of Yorgos Gunaropolous. The paintings are a donation to the Gallery of fine arts of Sozopol by the heirs of the painter. The event is organized with the special aid of Ms. Radostina Georgieva – chief architect of the Sozopol municipality.

Beginning: 17.30 h.

Place: Gallery of fine arts in ancient town of Sozopol.

 

  1.  Official opening of an exposition of gravures of Louis Dupré. The exposition is kindly provided by the Central Library of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and is organized with the help of the Embassy of Greece in Sofia.

Beginning: 18.30 h.

Place: Gallery of fine arts in ancient town of Sozopol.

 

  1. Official opening of exposition « The colors of Romania ». The exposition is organized with the support of the Honorary consul of Romania in Bulgaria, Ms. Evgenia Popescu.

Beginning: 19.30 h.

Place: The place in front the Amphitheatre in ancient town of Sozopol.

 

  1. Official opening of the Twelfth International Francophone Festival « Soleil » under the patronage of Ms. Ilyana Yotova, Vice-President of the Republic of Bulgaria.

Concert of Yordanka Christova.

Beginning: 20.00 h.

Place: Amphitheatre in ancient town of Sozopol.

 

 

04.06.2023 (SUNDAY)

  1. Solemn session on the occasion of 30th anniversary of the admission of Bulgaria to the International Francophone Organization. The event is organized with the support of Mr. Tihomir Yanakiev, mayor of Sozopol Municipality.

Beginning: 11.00 h.

Place: Cinematographic club of the « Otetz Paisiy » Community center, ancient town of Sozopol.

 

  1. Official opening of the exposition « The historical heritage of Georgia ». The exposition is kindly provided by the Embassy of Georgia in Sofia.

Beginning: 13.00 h.

Place: Archaeological Museum of the ancient town of Sozopol, 1-st floor.

 

  1. Official opening of the exposition « Bulgaria viewed from a bird eye ». The exposition is organized with the special support of the State Cultural Institute to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria.

Beginning: 19.30 h.

Place: Archaeological Museum of the ancient town of Sozopol, 2-nd floor.

 

  1. Classical music concert of duo « Scoopy». The concert is organized with the kind support of the Embassy of North Macedonia in Bulgaria.

Beginning: 20.00 h.

Place: Archaeological Museum of the ancient town of Sozopol.

 

 

05.06.2023 (MONDAY)

  1. Official opening of the exposition « 90 years Air France». The exposition is organized with the special support of the Air France office in Bulgaria.

Beginning: 17.30 h.

Place: Ethnographic Museum of the ancient town of Sozopol.

 

  1. Official opening of the exposition « My thirty steps towards friendship». Exposition of Ms. Ivelina Kuncheva and her documentary interview with Ms. Silvi Vartan.

Beginning: 18.30 h.

Place: Gallery of fine arts in ancient town of Sozopol.

 

  1. Official opening of the exposition « The colors of Albanians ». The exposition is organized with the special aid of the Embassy of Albania in Bulgaria.

Beginning: 19.30 h.

Place: Gallery of fine arts in ancient town of Sozopol.

 

  1. Modern ballet. Soloists Erta Sina and Amber Dema (Albania).

Beginning: 20.30 h.

Place: Gallery of fine arts in ancient town of Sozopol.

 

 

06.06.2023 (TUESDAY)

  1. Official opening of the exposition « Historical pages of Azerbaijan: 105 years since the establishment of the Democratic republic of Azerbaijan ». The exposition is organized with the assistance of the Center of Azerbaijani language and culture of the Sofia University « St. Kliment Ohridski ».

Beginning: 18.30 h.

Place: Museum Center in ancient town of Sozopol.

 

  1. Jazz concert « Nous sommes là ». Nina Staleva – flute, Dimitar Lyolev – saxophone, Ilko Gradev – accordion, Desi Andonova – vocals, Emil Pehlivanov – percussions, Morgan Arnauld – vocals/piano.

Beginning: 20.00 h.

Place: Archaeological Museum of the ancient town of Sozopol.

 

 

07.06.2023 (WEDNESDAY)

  1. Official closure of the International Plain-air Workshop « Soleil ». Exposition of participants’ paintings.

Beginning: 12.30 h.

Place: « Green Life Resort » Complex

  1. Official closure of the Twelfth International Francophone Festival « Soleil ».

 Concert « The classics are live ». Soloists of the Symphonic orchestra of Bulgarian National Radio.

Beginning: 20.00 h.

Place: Archaeological Museum of the ancient town of Sozopol.

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