Wednesday 18 September

  • Reception
    Free of charge for participants. 20 lev for additional attendees (e.g. partners; please register).
  • City walk
    Free of charge. A one-hour Japanese/English guided walk around the city center and the most important sightseeing sites/shopping details/recommended souvenirs, etc.

Thursday 19 September

  • Visit to the National Library, National Gallery or National Archives
    Free of charge. The National Library and National Archives can only receive 20 persons each (first come, first served). The national Gallery has no limitations. Japanese/English language support will be provided for all the three locations during the tour. Due to time constraints it will only be possible to visit one location: please select one.
  • Traditional dinner
    80 lev. Hadjidraganov's Cellars (, a very thrilling place with traditional cuisine, fine wines, picturesque interior and inspiring music.

Saturday 21 September

  • Excursion to UNESCO site Rila monastery
    70 lev. A half day bus tour to Rila Monastery ( - an amazing combination of pristine nature, spiritual energy and cultural upheaval. Coming back to Sofia late in the evening. Japanese guided tour included. Maximum number of participants: 45 persons (first come, first served).