Sofia: Nationalen Teatr "Ivan Vazov"

Country: Bulgaria
City: Sofia
Location: ul. Levski 5

Built 1905-1906 for the Duchy of Bulgaria by Ferdinand Fellner & Hermann Helmer. Opened 16 Jan 1907 with Dobri Christov's "Festive Ouverture", Ivan Vazov's scenic prologue "The Fame of Art" and Act V of Vasil Drumev's drama "Ivanko". 1021 seats. Stage house destroyed by a fire on 10 Feb 1923 (auditorium also damaged because the iron curtain did not work properly). 1923-1928 building of a newly constructed stage house and a slightly altered auditorium by Martin Dülfer. 1972-1976 renovation of the stage house and exterior to the original plans by Ivan Tomov and Lilija Toteva (auditorium altered again, with only slight references to the 1906 original). Named in honour of the Bulgarian writer and poet, Ivan Vazov (1850-1921).

Links: nationaltheatre.bg, Wikipedia

Sofia: Nationalen Teatr Front Text: "Pozdrav ot Sofia - Salutations de Sophia; Nrodinjat Teatr v Sofia - National-Theater"
Publisher: M. Weber, Sofia & Rutschuk
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Sofia to Liège (Belgium), 1910

Sofia: Nationalen Teatr Front Text: "Sofiskiya Teatr - Le théâtre de Sophia"
Handwritten Reverse Text: dated 1919
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Sofia: Nationalen Teatr Front Text: "Vutryeshnost'ta na Narodniya Teatra"
Publisher: Izdanne ia T. F. Chipeva
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Sofia: Nationalen Teatr Front Text: "Sofiyskiya teatra - Le théâtre de Sofia"
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Sofia to Lyon (France), 1908

Sofia: Nationalen Teatr Picture: after the rebuilding of 1928
Front Text: "Sofia, Narodniya Teatr, Architekt Dr. Martin Dülfer"
Reverse Text: "Sofia, Bulgarisches National-Theater, Architekt Dr. Martin Dülfer"
Size: Modern
Sent: from Marktredwitz (Germany) to Dresden (Germany) [postmark partly illegible]

Sofia: Nationalen Teatr Stamp (Bulgaria, 1956 )
Size: 3.5 x 2.6 cm

Sofia: Nationalen Teatr Picture: after the rebuilding of 1928, before the 1972-1976 restoration
Reverse Text: "Sofia - Naroden Teatr 'Iv. Vasov' - Sofia Théâtre National Iv. Vaozov - Sofia Staatstheater Iw. Wasow"
Size: Modern
Not sent.

Sofia: Nationalen Teatr Picture: after the rebuilding of 1928, before the 1972-1976 restoration
Reverse Text: "Sofia - Naroden Teatr 'Ivan Vasov' - Sofia Théâtre National 'Ivan Vazov'"
Size: Modern
Not sent.

Sofia: Nationalen Teatr Picture: after the 1972-1976 restoration
Reverse Text: "Sofia - Nationalen akadem. Teatr 'Ivan Vasov' - Sofia Le théâtre national academique 'Ivan Vazov' - Sofia das Nationalakademische Theater Iwan Wasow"
Type: Maximum Card
Size: Modern
Not sent.
Detail (Stamp, Bulgaria, 1978):
Sofia: Nationalen Teatr

Sofia: Nationalen Teatr Picture: after the 1972-1976 restoration
Reverse Text: "Sofia - Naroden Teatr 'Ivan Vasov' - Sofia Das Natoinaltheaer 'Iwan Wasow'"
Publisher: Septemvri
Size: Modern
Not sent.

Sofia: Nationalen Teatr Picture: after the 1972-1976 restoration
Front Text: inscription: "Naroden Teatr Ivan Vasov"
Reverse Text: "Sofia - Narodniyat teatr 'Ivan Vassov', Sofia - Nationalny teatr im. Ivana Vasova - Sofia, Das Nationaltheater 'Iwan Wasow'"
Publisher: Septemvri; 4350-I/87
Size: Modern
Not sent.

Sofia: Nationalen Teatr Picture: auditorium ceiling
Front Text: "Naroden teatr 'Ivan Vazov', gr. Sofiya"
Reverse Text: "Building of the Year Bulgaria", "Emblematichnite sgradi na Bulgariya 2014"
Publisher: Smart Media; SC24908
Type: card not designed for postal use
Size: Modern
Not sent.

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