Union of Bulgarian Artists / Exhibitions / ArchiveVII triennial of the stage poster

floors 1, 2, 3, 4

03.10.13 - 31.10.13 | Gallery of UBA "Shipka" 6, Sofia

Opening - 3rd of October, floor 1, 6 p.m.

  • For 1 month (October) for the seventh time the Triennial turns Sofia into a global capital of the poster. The event is a part of the cultural calendar for 2013 and is held in support of the candidature of Sofia for European Capital of Culture - 2019.
  • • The main collection of the Triennial includes 350 poster of artists from 30 countries, representing the best established in the last 3 years in the field of classical and modern theatrical forms in the world.
  • Among the participating artists there are 33 Bulgarians, most of them young and debutants.
  • There will be a world premiere of the nearly 120 posters devoted to special topics of the event marking the 200th anniversary of the great composers Verdi and Wagner.
  • Parallel to the Triennial there are provided a series of accompanying events - collections, revealing different aspects of the art of the poster in its entirety and dynamic variety of visual codes, expressions, styles, printing technologies and current trends.
  • One of the most influential figures in the world of poster (Tomasz Boguslawski, Poland; Peter Poch, Hungary; Dzhiyanping Heh, China / Germany) are arriving in Sofia in order to participate in the international jury for the awards of the Triennial and in the educational program lectures. The special guests of the Triennale are Prof. Lech Majewski - Head of the famous Warsaw Biennale and Renee Uiner - known researcher and collector from Switzerland.


The ceremony for announcing the awards and the opening of the Triennial: 3rd of  October 2013, at 18.00 in the gallery of the UBA "Shipka" 6, 1st floor.

The Triennial will be held with the cooperation of: City Municipality, Ministry of Culture, Union of Bulgarian Artists, State Cultural Institute in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Poland Institute, Goethe Institute, Hungarian Cultural Institute, National Theatre “Ivan Vasov”, Association for Development of Sofia, Inter Expo Center and with the media support of BNT, BNR, BTA, METROPOLIS.

The organizers thank all the authors without whose participation the Triennial will not exist!

For more information and particulars about the educational program and editions of the Triennial: Albena Spasova – + 359 885 07 80 11