The Center for Portuguese Language and Culture “Camões Sofia” aims to implement the policy of dissemination of the Portuguese language and culture in Bulgaria, covering the management of the Portuguese teaching network and the organization of activities both within the Center itself and in partnership with local institutions.
Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States Affairs, Compatriots Living Abroad, and International Humanitarian Cooperation (Rossotrudnichestvo) collaborates with the state-members of the Commonwealth of Independent States, each of them having Russian centers for science and culture. Rossotrudnichestvo promotes Russian language, culture and education services in the foreign countries, and supports compatriots abroad.
Sofia Development Association is a municipal foundation of Sofia Municipality, established in 2010 to conduct research, aims to promote the development of civic initiatives and to assist the implementation of municipal policies, strategic documents and long-term programs.
Activities of The Egyptian Cultural Program in Sofia include cultural outreach, artistic and intellectual events with the objective of advancing cultural ties between Egypt, and both the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of North Macedonia. The objective is to encourage cultural exchanges and promote understanding and harmonious co-existence, and to introduce the cultural heritage of Egypt, Africa, and the Middle East region to the larger public. Implemented by the Egyptian Embassy in Sofia.
Multi Kulti Collective (MKC) is one of the leading Bulgarian not-for-profit organizations working on migrant and refugee integration, community development and human rights. It operates both on grass-root and policy level to achieve bigger impact and social change both nationally and in Europe.
Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, established 1895, is an independent, non-governmental organization for assistance, promotion, representation and protection of the business interests of its members, which contributes to the development of international economic cooperation and provides assistance for the European and international integration of the Republic of Bulgaria. The activity of the Chamber is based on the principles of voluntary membership, autonomy and self-financing. BCCI seeks to establish straightforward and ethical relations among the business circles. BCCI has a network of 28 Regional Chambers of Commerce and Industry, 84 Sector Organizations and about 52 000 members – traders, corporations, associations.
Hrankoop Sofia is the first Bulgarian food cooperative that brings together producers and consumers of clean healthy food. Its main goals are to support small scale producers of this food and to make consumers’ access to it easier, organising farmers’ markets, cooperative deliveries, catering with farm products, workshops and demonstrations, and participating in various events on clean healthy food and sustainable way of living.
Caritas Sofia assists the most vulnerable members of Bulgarian society in finding their way to dignity and justice regardless of their religious beliefs, race, gender and other differences. Caritas Sofia is a voice and example of the Social Teaching of the Catholic Church. The organization is based in Sofia and assistance is provided in cities and towns where the Catholic Exarchate is present: Sofia, Plovdiv, Burgas, Malko Turnovo, Kuklen, Pokrovan, Banya and Veselinovo.
In 1890, three Bulgarian musicians Dragomir Kazakov, Ivan Slavkov and Angel Bukoreshtliev organized the first opera troupe in Bulgaria as a branch of the “Sofia Drama and Opera Troupe”. From the end of 1908, the formation of a full-time choir began. The first ballet troupe in our country has a history of almost 90 years. In addition to the contemporary repertoire, the troupe maintains a respectful portfolio of nearly 30 classic titles, considered the most difficult both financially and creatively. 50 years have passed since that particular autumn day in 1953 when in Sofia was officially opened the new National Opera, comfortably sheltered into the friendly arms of the Monumental House of BZNS.
Next-generation community-based media for the new economy in Bulgaria and South East Europe. They showcase inspiring success stories, emerging technologies, and disruptive business models. We consolidate the knowledge of the ecosystem and actively contribute to its further development.
BEST Foundation promotes creative & democratic self-expression and civic engagement among Bulgarian youth. By providing English-language speech and debate tournaments, student leadership opportunities, and international programming to Bulgarian students, the BEST Foundation promotes critical thinking skills and free thought so as to foster a community of engaged, democratically-minded citizens who are committed to creating a bright future for Bulgaria.
Whether you call yourself an entrepreneur, solopreneur, freelancer, independent professional or self-employed, there is a big chance that you feel that you are running a business alone. Our mission is to help freelancers to find like-minded profs, connect with the community and stimulate knowledge sharing in the freelance economy. We do it via freelance events, training and masterclasses.
Sofia Accueil aims to welcome and facilitate the integration of French speakers in Sofia, through the organization of various activities and cultural exchanges for and by its members. Its members come from a variety of backgrounds: Francophones newly installed in Sofia, as well as Bulgarian francophones who wish to maintain contact with French language and culture, and people who are currently learning or had learned French and wish to become francophones.
Teach For Bulgaria is part of the global network Teach For All. Their mission is to work long-term towards positive change in education in Bulgaria. They recruit, train, and develop people who are motivated to contribute to every child’s access to quality education in Bulgaria; quality education which leads to a functioning economy and a strong society. Teach For Bulgaria also work with school teams and develop partnerships at an institutional level. The NGO was created in 2010 with the support of the America For Bulgaria Foundation.
Edno School is a Bulgarian language and culture school based in Sofia. We offer online and face-to-face courses to learners of all ages. We absolutely love what we do and we’d do all we can to help our students succeed. At Edno School we offer Bulgarian language courses and lessons for adults, children, teenagers and corporate clients. Our courses are taught face-to-face in Sofia, online or in a blended format. Our groups are small and our classes are super engaging.
Highstreet Magazine is a bilingual media focusing on culture, fashion, lifestyle, art, health and all things modern. The platform’s mission is to feature local businesses and brands, and the people behind them. It is about social life and inclusion, the gift of starting conversations going, talking to people from all walks of life. Plovdiv is our hometown and our friends are global. This is modern life in an ancient city. Highstreet’s team authors in-house creative projects, content, articles and open dialogues. The goal of the magazine is to seek to educate and share this experience with the community
ESN Bulgaria is part of the Erasmus Student Network (ESN) – the biggest student association in Europe. ESN is the key volunteer student organization in international higher education in Europe. They provide opportunities for cultural understanding and self-development under the principle of SHS – Students Helping Students.
GLAS Foundation is a non-governmental organization, founded in 2014. It strives to bring forth a positive change to the lives of the LGBTI+ people in Bulgaria, by fighting for full equality and protection from all forms of discrimination. The organization’s goals is the complete inclusion of the LGBTI+ people in all aspects of life and society. The main focus is on working with parents of LGBTI+ people, creating an integrated work environment and campaigning against homophobic and transphobic hate crimes, HIV prevention and awareness, as well as promoting tolerance.
Medical Students On a Mission (M.S.O.M) is a legalised NGO founded by Medical Students from Plovdiv Medical University in 2017. MSOM’s aim is to provide medical and humanitarian relief. It primarily targets areas lacking in basic primary care and aids them through particular medical camps and outreach programmes led by Doctors and involving students.
Student Aid Drop is a youth led group with one shared passion: make difference to the current refugee crisis that has affected millions of people worldwide. A small team of university students was established in Sofia, Bulgaria in order to raise awareness about the cause.
Meeting Points is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to create opportunities for interaction between people from different backgrounds. It hosts regular events such as city walks and community dinners and is engaged in several creative projects across Sofia.
Green Association was established at the end of 2012 by a group of friends with a goal to promote non-standard solutions for environmental protection. The tools they use strive to preserve their originality, authenticity and freedom. The team mainly relies on personal resources, donations and voluntary work.
Medipath International is a nonprofit organization that specializes in disseminating medical knowledge by connecting students, young scientists and the public with renowned healthcare professionals. Throughout the year we host virtual lessons, workshops, international symposiums and many more!
K & G Finance is a finance and legal services-oriented firm that offers a wide range of services aimed at facilitating the management of companies from the tedious administrative work. They provide competent financial, accounting and legal services to managers of Bulgarian companies.
Sigura is an insurance broker offering a tailor-made insurance products and multidisciplinary legal service for individuals and companies that need to: comply with their legal obligations in Bulgaria, resolve and prevent conflicts, clarify differences between the legal systems of the country of origin and Bulgaria.