Dear members,

I hope you are enjoying your summer! Here are a few events which might interest you and your families.

August 27 2011 (Saturday) to September 5 2011 (Monday): Apollonia Festival of the Arts in Sozopol on the Black Sea coast will once again feature many American musicians, with the support of the US embassy. For more details on participants, see

1 September 2011 (Thursday) to 30 September 2011 (Friday) – Bulgaria on a Palm: Miniature models. The exhibition will be held in the Krasno Selo Culture Centre, Tsar Boris III Blvd. 41, Sofia. The working hours are 10:00 – 18:00

01 Sept 2011 (Thursday)- Cartoon Movie: Winnie the Pooh.
Almost 4 decades after the first full length animation by Disney for Winnie the Pooh, here comes the remake for the characters from the Hundred Acre Wood. This time a few short stories are collected in an one-hour adventure which is mostly about the lost tail of Eeyore, the donkey. Language: English, sub-dubbed in Bulgarian. It will be aired in various cinemas across the city until 01 Sept 2011. For further details, please refer

01 Sept 2011 (Thursday)- Movie: The Smurfs. The world famous Smurfs are here to entertain your kids. The Smurfs is a ‘half-cartoon, half-human actors’ movie. Father Smurf predicts Gargamel`s plans to attack the Smurfs and steal their blue magic, so the cute characters escape through a magical portal right to New York City where the chase actually continues. Language: English. For more information about Smurfs, you can check the website: For programme and other details, please see:

3 September (Saturday) at 20:00- Live Concert ‘Arash from Sweden’. Arash Labaf is an Iranian-Swedish singer, dancer, entertainer and producer. Arash chooses to sing in his native language because of his “deep attachment to Iran and Persian culture.” His singles, “Boro Boro” (“Go Away”) and “Temptation” (featuring Rebecca Zadig) made it to the hit lists around Europe, and their respective videos garnered significant airplay on more than 20 MTV outlets across the world. In addition to successes in his home countries’ music charts, namely Sweden and Iran, the platinum-selling singer and producer Arash has had hits notably in Eastern European and South-East European charts and throughout the Arab Middle Eastern countries. The concert will be held in the Universiada Hall, 2 Shipchenski Prohod Blvd., Sofia; and the tickets are priced between 40-60 BGN each. For more details, please check:

Well…that’s all, folks! I hope to see you soon! Have a Great Week ahead!