Sofia Breathes is a multi-genre urban festival part of Sofia's Cultural Events Calendar. From 2010 to 2014, is working in support of the candidacy of Sofia and the Southwestern region for the European Capital of Culture 2019. In 2017 the festival will be part of the active cultural program for the preparation of the Bulgarian Chairmanship of Council of Europe in 2018.
Its program combines visual and stage arts, literature, socio-educational initiatives, ecology and sports. Sofia Breathes Festival offers to its visitors an unusual and intriguing way to get to know the richness of the Bulgarian capital's cultural life, and to its participants - an opportunity for expression.
The festival is organized by Sofia Breathes Foundation and Sofia Municipality.