"So Close, So Far", part II


In 2013 the exhibition "So Close, So Far" for a second year gathers Bulgarian artists living abroad in order to present their works to the Bulgarian audience at the National Palace of Culture.

The artists presented  this year are: Antonia Duende, Vasilena Gankovska, Vikenti Komitski, Lyubomir Ivanov-Bashtata, Maximilian Pramatarov, Milena Neubert, Nicola Velchov, Sandra Stoycheva, Stanka Jeleva, Tanya Angelova and Christo Guelov.

The exhibition is a continuous attempt (in repetition) to gather in one place and consolidate within a common thematic framework Bulgarian artists who live and wrote in different parts of the world. The concept of ​​a creative platform which brings together Bulgarian artists contribute to the promotion of both their names and their art "at home".

National Endowment Fund "13 Centuries Bulgaria" is the main initiator of the exhibition this year , together with the National Palace of Culture and the State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad, with the kind support of the  Sofia Development Association.

"So Close, So Far" is an attempt to build a flexible matrix for creative projects to be implemented in the future in various fields an areas of art and culture, and thereby to achieve sustainability in the cultural spaces and give birth to creative ideas.

Media partners: BNT , BTA and SofiaLive.

This year initiated by the Sofia Development Association (http://sofia-da.eu/) NEF "13 Centuries of Bulgaria" will organize a discussion with topic  Sofia: "So Close, So Far" with the participations of artists, public figures and experts. The aim of the discussion is to activate the European dimension of the cultural and artistic exchange in Sofia in the context of the candidature of Sofia and the Southwest region for European Capital of Culture. The discussion will be held on December 10, 2013 from 13 to 15 p.m. within the Sofia International Book Fair in the exhibition space of the exhibition on floor 3 in National Palace of Culture.