A day in pictures

| updated on 1/11/19 4:12 PM

The Burgas Artists Society opened its new event calendar for this year with a joint exhibition including diverse artistic approaches. It presents works of contemporary painting and graphic arts as well as vanguard plastic art and sculpture. Photos: BTA

Sofia Philharmonic orchestra returned from its first concert tour in China. The tour was a great success, covering three weeks and 12 cities – Beijing, Shanghai and Chengdu among others. Thousands of fans had the opportunity to enjoy the classical programme of works, conducted by Konstantin Ilievski (right) and Anthony Armore, with the participation of soprano Maiya Tsvetkova-Madjarova and tenor Deyan Maksimovich. Photos: BGNES

Today the Tobacco town in Plovdiv launches the exhibition “Smoke. Stories about tobacco”. The idea belongs to art director of “Plovdiv 2019” Foundation – Svetlana Kuyumdjieva. The exposition tells the story of the city of Plovdiv through the prism of the tobacco industry in the region. It is a kind of introduction for foreign guests arriving today to attend the opening events of “PLovdiv 2019 – European capital of culture”.  Photo: BTA

Nine children from different parts of the country were distinguished in the second contest for drawings under the motto “My EDEN destination”, launched by the Ministry of Tourism. EDEN stands for European Destinations of Excellence. The goal of the project is to popularize the models for sustainable development of tourism in the countries of the European Union. The drawings from the contest will be used for the making of post cards and souvenir magnets, which will be sold across the country and abroad. Photos: Ministry of Tourism

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