The Project

The International Festival of Poetry “ORPHEUS” – PLOVDIV 2022 is a project of Plovdiv LIK Foundation. It includes creative, cultural, educational and promotional activities united by the desire for exchanging ideas, inspiration and creative contacts.
The festival will take place from the 12 th until the 13 th of May 2022 in the Little Early Christian Basilica as a festival center, but its activities will cover a number of other historical and cultural spaces in Plovdiv.
The festival includes: poetry readings, poetry competition, cultural and educational seminar, writers’ forum and exploratory trips.

The fifth edition of the festival gathers together poets from the Russia, Turkey, Italy, Croatia, Georgia, India, North Macedonia and Bulgaria.
The Orpheus Project – PLOVDIV 2022 is implemented with the financial support of the Municipality of Plovdiv – Directorate “Culture and Archeology” and is a part of the Cultural
Calendar of the Municipality for 2022.


Anton Baev – Director
Elka Dimitrova – Head of the Creative team
Ivan Kostov – Head of Web and Advertising activities
Victoria Baeva – Live stream and support
Lidiya Shamova, Gergana Zlatkova, Antonia Baeva – translators
Vera Gavrailova – accountant

Anton Baev:, +359 898 47 74 23
Elka Dimitrova: