The National Palace of Culture (NDK) is the largest multifunctional complex in Southeastern Europe. The Palace was officially opened in 1981 to mark 1300 years since the founding of the Bulgarian state. It is located in downtown Sofia and is surrounded by a park area. The Palace was designed to host a wide range of events such as international conventions, official meetings, conferences, exhibitions, festivals, concerts. The 6th NAWC will take place in NDK’s Hall 3 which used to host the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU.


  • 123 000 sq m in area, it is an eight-storey building, with four panoramic terraces and three underground levels

  • Over 300 events per annum with one million guests take place here annually

  • It houses 80 monumental works of art located in the halls and the foyers

  • Bulgaria's most renowned concert venue for international artists

  • Producer of theater, concerts, exhibitions and the annual festivals Salon des Arts, Cinemania, New Year's Music Fest