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Empathy, Environment and Sustainable Development: What’s the Role of Arts and Artists?

The National Academy of Theatre and Film Arts “Kr’Sarafov”  (NATFA) is proud to conclude the successful seminar “Empathy, Environment and Sustainable Development: What’s the Role of Arts and Artists?”, held on 21-22-23 April 2023. It was a truly insightful, informative … Read More

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Artists and business: a shared responsibility for an ecologically sustainable future

The interactive online Landmark Seminar “Artists, Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility: How businesses and the arts collaborate for an environmentally sustainable future” focused on theoretical discourses and practices in Bulgaria, Greece and other countries, related to CSR, environmental sustainability and … Read More

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EMPACT project kick off: Empathy & Sustainability: The art of thinking like a mountain

EMPACT project adopts an innovative approach by addressing the role of empathy in advocating for the climate crisis at the speed needed through artistic cooperation and the creation of novel art projects and suggests that exploring the empathy-sustainability relationship through … Read More

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Our eco-cities: The role of arts and creatives

I was invited by LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore in April 2022 to give a public lecture online on the topic: “Our eco-cities: The role of arts and creatives“. In this public presentation we focused on the key trends and … Read More

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IN SITU: Plase-based innovation of cultural and creative industries in non-urban areas

The project “IN SITU: Place-based innovation of cultural and creative industries in non-urban areas”, elaborated by a consortium of 13 European organizations, including NATFA “Kr. Sarafov”, won the competition under the program HORIZON-CL2-2021-HERITAGE- 01-03 of the European Commission! The project … Read More

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Cultural Heritage of Ukraine under Threat!

Priceless art, medieval monuments, archaeological sites, museums, archives, industrial heritage complexes, old and new residential districts, urban spaces, all part of local, national, European, and world heritage, are being destroyed in Ukraine. The Hague Convention and the related protocols contain … Read More

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Ukrainian Artists: Resilience, Leadership, Braveness!

Ukrainian artists and cultural professionals: in shock, but resilient and brave: leading the global fundraising and awarness raising campaigns! Here are links to the international media coverage: Under attack, Ukraine’s musicians become war reporters and military fundraisers https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-60586817 War in … Read More

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News from the National Academy of Theatre and Film Arts

Golden Rose Awards The 39th edition of the Golden Rose Feature Film Festival in Bulgaria awarded two films with the participation of NATFA professors and alumni.  Based on a screenplay by Nelly Dimitrova and Valentina Angelova (lecturers on Dramaturgy at … Read More

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Writing a Creative Project for Grant Proposal: Tips for Success

Before starting elaborating your creative project, have in mind that: The project is a problem-solving technique. A creative project makes the world a better place. Realization of a creative project makes us happy!  There are always three viewpoints on a … Read More

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Master Programme “Management of Performing Arts and Industries”: Students Testimonials

The Master programme “Management in Performing Arts and Industries” at the National Academy of Theatre and Film Arts, Sofia is open again for prospective students for the academic year 2021-2022! Here is what the students from the class of 2020-2021 … Read More

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