With 3200 seats, Hall 1 is 3 times bigger than any other hall in Bulgaria
NDK is the abbreviation of National Palace of Culture. Hall 1 of NDK is the biggest hall for performances and art in Bulgaria. With its 3200 seats it is more than 3 times bigger than any other hall in Bulgaria.
Used for Communist Party Meetings
The Hall was often used by the Bulgarian Communist Party before 1989. You can still find on Youtube famous speeches by the Bulgarian Leaders of that time.
Arena Armeets is the only bigger venue in Sofia.
Arena Armeets with its 10 000 tickets for musical events is the only bigger venue, but it is much less comfortable.
3200 Seating capacity with the opportunity to use the Orchestra pit for the audience.
The hall can use the Orchestra pit for audience seats and in that way it can be expanded. This makes the Hall even bigger, but at the same time the last rows have even more difficulties in seeing the artists.