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Belgium's fun, food&fashion week starts in Sofia



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8 November 2013 | Several fashion icons, a selection of nation's fabulous treats, a classical concert and short films – the dense program of the coming Belgian week in Sofia equals a weekly trip to Brussels.

On the 10th of November five short films, made by Belgian directors between 1907 and 1920, will be screened in Lumierre cinema – it is worth visiting even if only to enjoy the classical piano accompaniment by Dimitur Gorchakov. The screening starts at 15:00, admission is free.

Belgium has its proud place on the international fashion stage due to The Antwerp Six – a group of avant garde designers, whose works are valued around the world. In Sofia the thriving community, which they lead, will be represented on the catwalk by models of Caroline Biss, Bellerose and A.F.Vandevorts. Tickets cost 65 lv, and their booking could be arranged with Ilyana Atanasova, +359 88 550 0988, This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

The Belgian Duo Zeta – Aude Miller (violin) and Geoffrey Baptiste (piano), both members of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of Liege, will perform in Concert Hall Bulgaria on the 13 November 2013 at 19:00, admission is free.

From 10th to the 17th of November, Picadilly supermarkets will offer a special selection of Belgian products and foods to their customers. Belgian buffe will be presented also at Sezoni Restaurant in Sofia’s Hilton Hotel. The glorious conclusion of the festive week will come as an opulent brunch in the hotel on the 17th of November.

On the photo: A Cuberdon, one of the curious specialties of Belgium. The candy, which tastes of violets and has a liquid center, is highly valued by the locals. They call him with the tender “neusje”, “a little nose”, which refers to the visual resemblance of the large cone with a drunkard’s nose.


 

 

Curiosity Chest


Bulgaria
Dimitur, who visualisеd the Bulgarian expression “Pumpkin Head!”

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Music


Bulgaria
Bansko Jazz Festival in Bulgaria: The Hills Are Alive with the Sound of Music

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