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03 Sep 2010

Red House Center for Culture and Debate

The Red House Centre for Culture and Debate organises and presents socio-political, artistic, cultural as well as socially engaged and educational programmes. The organisation stimulates the development of independent sector of the contemporary art in Bulgaria, provides training in less known fields and methods in the arts, culture, social activities and practices in Bulgaria, contributes pluralism in the aesthetical and organisational forms in arts and culture in Bulgaria, develops group culture and processes, through presentation of various social topics creates environment for adequate publicity, develops critical thinking and public speaking, stimulates the development of verious communities and the dialogue between them, stimulates politically-social debate.

Political and Social Programmes


The public debates, lectures and presentations of socio-political analyses focus the attention on important political, social and cultural issues which are not sufficiently discussed in society and media. As a part of its political and social programmes The Red House organises public lectures of prominent intellectuals on topics which concern society in general. The lectures are published in newspapers and magazines or in in-house publications.

Arts and Culture Programmes


The Red House is a place for artistic experiments in the field of performing and visual arts, film, music, literature and new media. The Centre organises performances of independent groups, exhibitions of contemporary visual artists, lectures and discussions on contemporary art and culture. The Arts and Culture programmes of The Red House features own productions, theatre performances of independent groups, concerts and exhibitions. The Red House also presents the Bulgarian and international trends in the development of documentary and experimental art cinema as well as video films of key performances - milestones in the development of the performing arts in the last ten years.

Social and Educational Programmes


The social programme of the Red House develops the idea about the power and effectiveness of the group creative and artistic processes, as well for the community life as for the society at large. The programme targets most vulnerable groups of the society. The main element of the educational programme of the Red House is the development of the Master Degree Programme in Artistic Psycho-Social Practices – a joint programme with the New Bulgarian University (www.nbu.bg).

Permanent Exhibition of Andrey Nikolov's Sculptures


The Spirit Finds the Body is the name of the permanent exhibition of Andrey Nikolov’s sculptures located in the Red House.

Red Café is the only logical extension of the performances, the concerts and everything else that you enjoy at The Red House. Red Café is the key place for informal talks, in friendly ambiance and pleasant company.