Fund Raina Kabaivanska

  • Sofia Municipality


    The Mayor of Sofia Mrs. Yordanka Fandakova and the team of Sofia Municipality support the cause of Raina Kabaivanska and New Bulgarian University to discover new talents and to work for their enhancement and development.

    During the Charity Gala Concert on December 18-th, 2014 in honor of 80th Anniversary of Raina Kabaivanska, she was awarded the title of Honorary Citizen of Sofia.

    In 2014 Sofia municipality set up an annual scholarship for one of the participants in the Master Classes of Raina Kabaivanska. The scholarship holders for 2014 and 2015 are Roxana Herrera (Chile) and Kostadin Mechkov (Bulgaria). The scholarships awards were presented by Raina Kabaivanska during the Gala concert after the International Master Class of the great opera actress.

  • The Sofia Philharmonic

    The Sofia Philharmonic established itself as one of the leading institutes in the musical life of Bulgaria,
    representative of our entire modern musical culture. The high artistic achievements and the active
    concert activity in our country and around the world attract both the traditional audience and young
    followers of classical music. With its rich creative history, the Sofia Philharmonic has undergone a long,
    intense artistic growth associated with the names of distinguished musical figures. The orchestra works
    with the biggest names on the Bulgarian and world classical scene.


    A loyal friend of Raina Kabaivanska Master Class, the orchestra also works with many of the Maestra  established students, including Maria Radoeva, Reinaldo Droz, Davide Riou, Alexandrina Mihailova and others. In 2022, the Philharmonic is pleased to welcome the XXII Мaster class in the halls of the Bulgaria Concert Hall.

  • Sofia Opera and Ballet

    Sofia Opera and Ballet in a long-term partnership with New Bulgarian University carries out annual master classes of Raina Kabaivanska in Bulgaria - each ending with a Gala concert of the graduates. Within the framework of this cooperation on the stage of Sofia Opera and Ballet, with the participation of talented young opera singers from Raina Kabaivanska School were implemented performances "La Bohemè" (2010, 2011), "Werther" (2012), "Turandot" (2016), "Norma" (2017), "Don Pasquale" (2019), "Il Trovatore" (2019). Over the years participants in the Master Class are prominent soloists of Sofia Opera and Ballet - Tsvetana Bandalovska, Diana Vasileva, Silvia Teneva, Vessela Janeva, Vesselin Mihajlov and others. The partnership with NBU provided an opportunity for Bulgarian audience to follow on the stage of Sofia Opera and Ballet the debuts of a number of young performers who appear already in the posters of the most prestigious opera houses in the world - Maria Agresta, Veronica Simeoni, Maria Radoeva, Andrea Carè, Marily Santoro, Eva Jong, Carlo Seo, Davide Ryu and many others.

  • Fantastico

    Chain Stores “Fantastico” was founded in 1991 by opening the first supermarket of the chain at 72 Oborischte Street. Thus the company began its development and today it operates 37 supermarkets
    All supermarkets of the chain are built in conformity with the world trends and local normative requirements in respect to the equipment and service. They are distinguished by specific modern vision of the interior that provides exclusiveness, warmth, coziness and comfort of each shop.

    “Fantastico” retail outlets employ more than 2 800 persons and each of them has a chance for professional carrier and development.

    The company is sponsoring in different ways and supports foundations, children’s houses, sports events; it is a general sponsor of “Fantastico Open” bowling tournaments and other events of public importance.


  • America for Bulgaria Foundation

    America for Bulgaria Foundation provides opportunities for people and organizations who serve the public good with their vision and enthusiasm.
    With absolute respect to the current Bulgarian context, our team of experts are identifying areas of improvement that can create change in Bulgaria.Those who stand out from the crowd with their potential and personality find a way to grow and excel the right way. American optimism draws the missing line between Bulgarian potential and its achievements. By supporting those who stand out, America for Bulgaria Foundation sets the stage for sustainable growth.

  • Grand Hotel Sofia


    Grand Hotel Sofia is one of the most prestigious hotels in Sofia. Business guests benefit from its close proximity to main administrative, financial and commercial areas.
    Art-lovers and food connoisseurs alike will appreciate the hotel gallery and its fine-dining Shades of Red restaurant.
    The Hotel is a stylish residence in a prime location with a welcoming and dedicated staff that will ensure your stay will exceed your expectations. Throughout the years Grand Hotel Sofia has accommodated a remarkable variety of international celebrities and dignitaries.
    The Hotel is easily accessible from Sofia International Airport (10 km).