Studio 5 programme: November 17-30

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 17
7pm: What’s going on? – starring Georgi Mamalev (theatre)
10.30pm: Mihail Yossifov Sextet

November 18
7pm: GogoDidi or Waiting for Godot by S. Beckett (theatre)
10pm: Miroslav Ivanov Quartet (jazz/pop/rock/world music)

November 19
7pm: Jazz-Rocking Pop or the art of doing whatever you like, concert by Marina Dragomiretzkaya
10pm: Jeason Brad Lewis‘s Goodbye, Mr. Noone (music video promo)

November 20
7pm: Lidiya Oshavkova (flute)
9pm: Milonga La Escena Vol. 7 tango party

November 21
7pm: I, Lady Macbeth – starring Elena Petrova (theatre)
10pm: Salsa Studio 5

November 22
7pm: Lilly of the West (swing/country)
10pm: Kottarashky and The Rain Dogs

November 23
7pm: 100% Brahms – Ivo Varbanov on piano and Boris Tonkov on viola
10.30pm: DelPadre

November 24
7pm: Golemite stand-up comedy night
10.30pm: Bulgara

November 25
3pm: Poetic cafe presents Colours
7pm: Shkumbata comedy show
10pm: Detailz

November 26
7pm: On sex, politics and other vulgar stuff – starring Niki Urumov (theatre)
10pm: Maroon 5 tribute

November 28
7pm: What’s going on? – starring Georgi Mamalev (theatre)
10pm: Salsa Studio 5

November 29
7pm: Zhivak (mercury) – a play by Dimitar Jivkov
10pm: P.I.F. live

November 30
7pm: Andrey Drenikov one-man show (theatre)



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