Studio 5 programme: November 1-16

Studio 5 is a different kind of place – far from being yet another cool and posh bar, it is above all a spiritual meeting point, one that sets trends, rather than following them.

The interior can only be described as cozy and the atmosphere stimulates creativity, spirituality and positive energy emanating from the stage – the single most important piece of the interior. It is a stage which welcomes talented musicians of all generations and styles and also many theatre plays, books, dance plays and films.

The cultural life of the club is favoured by its central location – the National Palace of Culture (NDK), at entrance A3. It is very easy to reach with public transport and it also has its own parking lot. However, the most important thing remains the human factor. The creators and hosts of Studio 5 are Hilda Kazassyan, Atanas Yankulov and Borislav Yotsov.

Entrance fees for events vary, but as a rule fall in the five to 10 leva range. Tickets can be bought at the NDK ticket booths, online at, or, as well as at the club on the day of the event. To book a place in advance, call 02/963 1254.

Studio 5 programme for the first half of November, as follows:

November 1
7.30pm: P.O. Box for Fairy Tales: Everything is going to be fine
10pm: Rubikub

November 2
7pm: GogoDidi or Waiting for Godot by S. Beckett (theatre)
10.30pm: Ruth Koleva Live Band – The FUTURE SWEET Sessions

November 3
7pm: Presentation of the book Transition, by Galya Radeva and Roumen Damyanov
10.30pm: Acoustic Beatles Project – only at Studio 5!

November 4
5pm: My Mother Goose or how the music can tell tales for children of all ages (concert performance)
6.30pm: The taste of music with Yoli – a culinary & music show!
9pm: Funky Miracle

November 5
7pm: 20th century evergreens, by Ivan Shekov – solo piano
10pm: Stamely Forte feat. Amalia

November 6
7pm: I, Lady Macbeth – starring Elena Petrova (theatre)
10pm: Swing Regime

November 7
7pm: Zhivak (mercury) – a play by Dimitar Jivkov
10pm: Salsa Studio 5

November 9
6.30pm: Ciela presents… Pegasus is laughing out loud, by Penko Kovachev (book presentation)
10.30pm: A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong

November 10
11am: Jazz for kids with Ventzi Blagoev and friends!
7pm: Golemite stand-up comedy night
10.30pm: Angel Zaberski Big Band Brazz Association

November 11
5pm: My Mother Goose or how the music can tell tales for children of all ages (concert performace)
7pm: When there is no appetite for cherries, starring Nona Yotova and Stefan Popov (musical)
9.30pm: Broadway party with friends! – a night dedicated to musicals

November 12
7pm: What’s going on? – starring Georgi Mamalev (theatre)
10pm: Hristo Yotsov Quintet – The music of Cannonball & Nat Adderley

November 13
7pm: Bagyi Balazs & P. Szabo Daniel (Hungary)
9pm: Cinemania presents… Bob Marley afterparty and acoustic tribute

November 14
7pm: Ciela presents… Soldier, by Kalin Terziyski (book presentation)
10pm: Salsa Studio 5

November 15
7pm: Alcohol – a play based on the book by Kalin Terziyski

November 16
7pm: The Marital Illusion, starring Elena Petrova, Marius Donkin and Valentin Tanev (theatre)
10.30pm: Angel Zaberski Big Band Brazz Association and Hilda Kazassyan Live



The Sofia Globe staff

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