Upcoming Events


Bulgarian Arts Festival Ottawa 2017, March 26 – April 17

Spacejazz/Folkpop Concert, March 26

When: March 26, Sunday 8pm
George Donchev – acoustic bass, percussion
Anka Gnoth – vocal, guitar
Where: Le Petit Chicago Jazz Club, 50 Promenade du Portage, Vieux-Hull, Gatineau
Entrance time: 7 pm (concert starts at 8 pm)
Tickets: $10 online, $13 at the door
Buy tickets in advance at http://bgottawa-gatineau.ca

Anka (Germany) is a singer and composer playing several instruments and connecting classic song elements with poetic lyrics and odd rhythms. George Donchev (Bulgaria), kontrabassist, producer and free spirit accompanies Anka and taking the music to a higher dimension.

Additional info:
website: www.ankagnoth.de
facebook: www.facebook.com/AnkaGnoth

Acoustic Rock Concert, April 1

Oggy Colov (Rock group “Factor”) and Evgeni Simeonov (Rock group “Sprint”)
Where: Shenkman Arts Centre, 245 Centrum Boulevard, Music Studio
Start time: 20:00
$25 General admission
$20 Members of NCRBC
$15 Students and seniors
$30 At the door
Advance tickets sale at http://bgottawa-gatineau.ca

Acoustic rock show with famous hits of the groups Factor, Elite, and Sprint, as well as other rock songs’ covers.

Oggy Colov

Watch the group on YouTube:

Workshop, Biensa Duno – Бялото братство, April 2

Evgeni Simeonov, Ralitsa Tcholakova, preceded by yoga and meditation session led by Desislava Simeonova

Where: Ottawa Citizen Hall, 1101 Baxter Rd, Nepean, ON K2C 3M4
When: 3:00-4:00 – Yoga and meditation session, 4:30-18:00 – Workshop
Free admission

Photo exhibition “Contemplation” opening : April 8, 17:30 pm

Contemporary Photography with Aglika Pelteshki, Albena Robev, Tommy Grouev, Tanya Nakova, Sophie Grouev, Peter Bojadjieff, and Miriana Mitrovich.

Exhibition dates: April 4-April 23
Where: Shenkman Arts Centre, 245 Centrum Boulevard, Lalonde Gallery, Lower Lobby

Photo exhibition

Miroslava Katzarova Jazz Quartet, April 8

Miroslava Katzarova (vocals), Miroslav Turiyski  (piano), Veselin Veselinov – Eko (bass), Mladen Dimitrov  (drums)

Miroslava Katzarova is one of the most talented Bulgarian vocal jazz performers who has collaborated and sang with many top jazz performers in Bulgaria and in Europe.

When: April 8, (Saturday)
Where: Shenkman Arts Centre, 245 Centrum Boulevard
Start time: 7 pm
Tickets: regular $20; students and seniors : $15, at the door $25
Advance tickets sale at http://bgottawa-gatineau.ca

Celebrating Easter with Plovdiv Women Chamber Choir, April 17

When: April 17 (Monday)
Start time: 5 pm
Where: 58 Arthur Street,  Holy Trinity Hall

Orthodox Easter songs
Sanctus/gloria/benedictus/agnus dei mass  (jazz version)

Tickets: regular $20; students and seniors $12, at the door – $25
Advance tickets sale at http://bgottawa-gatineau.ca

The Women’s Chamber Choir of the Academy of Music and Dance – Plovdiv  has been founded in 1975 by Maestro Krijkor Chetinian and has contributed to the vast popularity of the Bulgarian choir traditions. The choir has performed and recorded all over the world and currently is presenting a new concert project – a jazz mass in collaboration with a jazz trio.  This is their first performance in Canada.


  • 6 май – Представяне на романа “Ана и планината,” автор Невена Митрополийска
  • 22 май – празненство на славянска писменост и култура
  • Тържество в българското у-ще


  • 11 юни – ден на Европейския Съюз в рамките на 150 годишнина на Канада


  • Пикник


  • Ваканция



  • Европейски филмов фестивал


  • Новогодишно тържество в БГ училище
  • 15 декември – Гала вечер, St. Anthony’s Banquet Hall