Here's everything cool that's happening in Plovdiv in the following days:

Photo: wilicharakchiewa

12th July

Tropical Swinging Tales

When we won't go to the sea, the sea will come to us! Let's bring all the freshness of the Tropics with a special Tiki cocktail created by the barmen of Gingertale! The bright colors of the Tropics are so inspiring: we all know that you have some shorts on flowers, a shirt covered with popsicles or a fancy dress with running pink flamingos on it! It is time to let the swing breeze into our lovely and very hot these days Plovdiv!

9:30 pm
Entry: 5 BGN

The Art of Drowning

In the fifth exhibition organized by The Artist In Me with the generous help of PLOVEDIV gallery, Ivelin Kostadinov, a young experimental artist, will reveal his work after continuous searching, diving and drowning.

7 pm

Arctic Monkeys Tribute in Plovdiv

After amassing more than 600 people in Sofia, Stereo Deficit is hitting Plovdiv for the first time with their very special Arctic Monkeys Tribute.

7 pm
Tickets: 12 BGN at presale at and 15 BGN on the spot

Transcultural Emancipation and Hello Common Ground

Ursula Maria Probst (Vienna) presents Transcultural Emancipation and Hello Common Ground! Works by Anna Jermolaewa, Axel Stockburger, Vilte Svarplyte, Jianan Qu

+ FLUCA party with MR.SMiFF and audio-visual performance by Studio Otaika (Anna Bacheva and Stefan Hristov /MR.SMiFF/)

In 2013 Ursula Maria Probst initiates the project Transcultural Emancipation, which aims to present non-Austrian artists, living in Vienna. For this aim, a billboard in front of the Viennese club FLUC is being used, on which the artists create their works. On the 12th of July, the audience of FLUCA will be able to enjoy a special selection of works, created in the framework of Transcultural Emancipation and Hello Common Ground! as two of the artists - Vilte Svarplyte and Jianan Qu will present together, as well as individually on the stage of FLUCA, performances, after which there will be screening of short movies, created as part of the project.

+18:00 FLUCA part with MR.SMiFF
20:00 Ursula Maria Probst (FLUC VIENNA) presents TRANSCULTURAL EMANCIPATION (found at Vienna as cooperation of FLUC /KulturKontakt Austria/Federal Cancerly Austria)
20:15 HELLO COMMON GROUND! - show with Anna Jermolaewa, Axel Stockburger, Viltė Švarplytė, Jianan Qu curated by Ursula Maria Probst - opening
20:30 STAY TUNED – an installation presented by the artist Jianan Qu
20:45 FEED UP TIME - Performance: Jianan Qu, Viltė Švarplytė
21:15 POLITICAL EXTRAS – a video by the multimedia artist Anna Jermolaewa
21:30 RED STARS – a film by the media artist Axel Stockburger
+22:30 audio-visual performance by Studio Otaika (Anna Bacheva and Stefan Hristov /MR.SMiFF/)

Nesh, Martin Krivano & Antonio B. at BALLY CLUB

Bally Club is the place where you can recharge in the company of good friends with refreshing drinks and fresh music every weekend. This Friday's guests will be DJ Nesh, Martin Krivano, and Antonio B. They are young, creative and talented DJs with a modern look at electronic music open to the world who will present us with the latest selection that is a guarantee for mood throughout the night!

Bally Club
9 pm

13th July


This Saturday's main actor and special guest is the young and talented DJ MANU, who knows how to lift the mood of all the guests!

Bally Club
9 pm

X2805 at Groove

On Saturday, Groove Music & Art will again host an artist with long-standing participation in the underground music scene. Under his alias x2805, he often remains inconspicuous to the general public, but this doesn’t prevent him from further developing his musical taste and skills as a DJ. The mixes of the x2805 are highly eclectic, with almost everything from new disco and afro to quality deep and progressive house, and why not techno!

Groove Music&Art
9 pm

16th July

Mila Robert in Plovdiv – acoustic concert

For the closing of the Balkan Pride project, Mila Robert will make her first acoustic concert in Plovdiv. The young performer became famous with her cover of the pop-folk classic Kvartalna Krachma and the song dedicated to the repairs in the capital.

9 pm
Free entry

Opera Open - JAZZ Symphony: LIZZ WRIGHT

Lizz Wright is among the established and most interesting voices of modern jazz and gospel music. She will arrive in Bulgaria for a special concert with the Plovdiv Opera Orchestra called Jazz Symphony. The conductor of the special musical performance will be Konstantin Dobroikov.

Ancient Theatre
9 pm
Tickets on 15 Gladstone St and in the network of Eventim

18th July

Swingin' Thursdays in July

Thursdays don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing!

Gingertale is the place where local swing mafiosos go. Every Thursday evening Kapana pulses under their dances and even the pavers move under the sound of jazz.

A mysterious mixed drink can be found at the bar, which can inspire every passer-by to try another drink and why not dance!

9:30 pm