November 22, 2022 – ‘Brussels Naked’ ranked second in the Elizabeth Kostova Foundation’s 2022 contest for publication of a contemporary Bulgarian novel in English in the USA, held in association with the American publishing house, Open Letter Books. The competition received 60 entries from contemporary Bulgarian authors, which were carefully reviewed by the editorial staff […]
November 10, 2022 – Irina Papancheva and Rusana Bardarska talked about their books “Brussels Naked” and “To Essay” with the Luxembourgish writer Jean Burlesk in Luxembourg. The meeting, organised D’Bréck and the translator Athanase Popov, took place at Foyer Europeen, the cultural venue of the European Institutions in Luxembourg. The conversation touched upon such topics […]
November 5, 2022 – Irina Papancheva presented “Brussels Naked” at grand cafe TriArte in Antwerp. The meeting, organised by the Bulgarian Cultural Association in Belgium, was moderated by Bistra Valchanova. “The presentation of “Brussels Naked” in Antwerp last night was intimate and invigorating. We started the conversation with Bistra Valchanova, who had prepared interesting and […]
October 6, 2022 – Irina Papancheva presented ‘Brussels Naked’ at the Bulgarian Cultural Institute in London in conversation with the British author Christopher Buxton. ‚The presentation of ‘Brussels Naked’ in London was an amazing and challenging experience. Saying everything in Bulgarian and English was not easy, especially after an intense working day. At first, it […]
September 25, 2022 – Irina Papancheva presented ‘Brussels Naked’ at a mini-festival in Brussels, organised by the Bulgarian Cultural Association in Belgium. The festival took place on the 24rd September at the House of Solidarity with the participation of Nevena Mitropolitska and Joao Pinto Coelho. Svetlozara Kabaktchieva led the conversation with Irina Papancheva.
September 19, 2022 – Irina Papancheva read an excerpt of ‘Brussels Naked’ in the Bulgarian Embassy at an event co-organised by the Embassy and the Bulgarian Cultural Association in Belgium on 18 Septmeber 2022. The event was part of the Embassy’s programme for the European Heritage Days. For two days the Embassy opened its doors […]