Stefan Karadzha 35
Vishovgrad, Bulgaria

www.arv.international

ABOUT ARV.I
OVERVIEW
APPLICATION

ARCHIVE 2021
ARCHIVE 2019
ARCHIVE 2018


ARV.I is a place for artists
to find inspiration, focus
on their work and develop individual exhibition projects.

GUIDE

Exhibition space
HEERZ TOOYA


For any inqueries contact:
post@arv.international


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Mark
INFORMATION FOR ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE

Vishovgrad tips:
There are no ATM in Vishovgrad. The nearest ones are in Byala Cherkva and Pavlikeni. 
-  When buying glass bottles at the local shop, always bring the glass bottles back to the shop.
- The local shops have most basic needs and opens around 08:00 in the morning and close around 22:00 in the evening. 

TAXI
Vishovgrad Center - Pavlikeni: (+359) 878 86 8279 / 12 lv
Vishovgrad Center - Veliko Turnovo: (+359) 8785 35 199 or (+359) 8954 40 113/ 35 lv
(Tip: If in doubt, you may ask the local shop in Vishovgrad Danche to call a taxi for you. From Veliko Turnovo to Visohvgrad you may use every taxi.)

BUSES
Vishovgrad busstop
Vishovgrad - Veliko Turnovo: 07:00 / 3.60 lv-
(Tip: When you arrive Veliko Turnovo, jump off here. You may take city bus 10, 20, 110 or 13 to the city center. Download city bus app: Moovit)
Vishovgrad - Pavlikeni: 18:45 / 1.80 lv

Veliko Turnovo busstop / city center
Veliko Turnovo - Vishovgrad: 18:05 / 3.60 lv 
(Tip: Amongst all the buses, look for a small shabby yellow-ish minibus. Ask around for Vishovgrad.)

RENT A CAR
Didi Autocomplex in  Veliko Turnovo / (+359) 8882 66 966
Top Rent or Hertz at the Sofia Airport (Tip: It is recommended to have a car, as there are limited with buses in and out of the village. It is also possible to deliver the car in Veliko Turnovo.)

Emergency / Urgent need for local translator
Denica Milusheva +359 895 07 0821
Miroslav Ganchev +359 877 84 4871
Lars Nordby +47 996 45 203

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Tips of material shops, museums, restaurants, etc.:

VISHOVGRAD: 
- Cultural House in the village center (Tip: not always open - check round 10:00 and 13:00-16:00). - Waterfall and swimming spot

EMEN: 
- Waterfall, canyon and swimming spot

PAVLIKENI:
- Small hardware store 1 / Small hardware store 2 / (Tip: There are many small hardware stores around)
- Second hand
- Small art material shop
- Metal shop
- Mediana Farma Pharmacy
- Historical Museum
- Unicredit Bulbank
- Farmers- and Flee Market (Every Tuesday morning)

VELIKO TURNOVO:
- Print shops: Vex1 / Vali / G Art Custom / Sirius (Tip: the last one is for various simple prints) - Gama art material shop
- Large hardware stores: Praktiker / Praktis / Sharkov
- City Museum (Tip: around the corner is a great bar Gallery Bar)
- Samurai Cafe (Tips: next to it is the great night bar Tequila Bar)
- Rich Restaurant (Tips: avarage food, local, great view)
- Tsarevets Fortress
- Malkia Inter (Hostel and restaurant - good food, local)
- Rafael Mihaylov Exhibition Halls
- Hipster Bar
- Second hand 1 / Second hand 2
- Shtastliveca Restaurant (Well known enterprise - good food and view / vegan + vegetarian)

There are plenty of other musuems, galleries, bars, restaurants, landmarks around in the city.