Stories

Is there creative freedom in Bulgaria?

Writer and co-founder of Artist Tree Sofia Tom Edward Phillips shares his thoughts

Story.Me – Make an impact: Five ambitious foreigners and Bulgarians inspire the international community

In September, Open Sofia and Synergy Bulgaria launched a new series of events

Moving to Bulgaria to find the inner peace

Anna Kanashevich, founder of Antimassma and member of Sofia Accueil, believes that Bulgaria “will take you as you are”

What you need to know about Bulgarian contemporary art

Siana Genovska from EXPO ARTCO19 talks about the upcoming open-air art exhibition and the impact of foreigners on Bulgarian culture

Darmon Richter: “Throw your guidebook in the bin”

Darmon Richter, creator of The Bohemian Blog, talks about local hidden gems

Moving abroad can be intimidating. How about Bulgaria?

Raman Preet Kaur, medical student and Medipath International member, shares her experience and advice for newcomers

Do you think Bulgarians are grumpy? Think again

Mihaela Ilieva from "Who is Bulgaria?" will tell you where and how to find warm and welcoming people

How open-minded are Bulgarians?

Three foreigners in Sofia share their integration stories

Meet Thomas Bea Dwianggono, a teacher at the Center for Eastern languages and cultures at Sofia University

On being open to new experiences and finding a home in a new country

Meet Joana Nikolova and Mila Milieva, creators of a comic book ‘Foreigners in The Motherland’

"I think that everyone who lives in another country should try to learn the language because you really become a part of the place way more."

Meet Open Sofia’s founders Giuseppe Di Benedetto, Anastasiia Dehtiarova and Manuel Gajo

How it all started and what we have in mind for the Bulgarian international community

Meet Social Entrepreneur, Bhushan Trivedi

On living through purpose and allowing a new country to steal your heart