Digilience 2019 was proudly hosted at the Central Military Club in the capital of Bulgaria, Sofia.
The Central Military Club is a multi-purpose monument of culture building in the center of Sofia. It serves the Bulgarian Army and is administered by the Executive Agency of Military Clubs and Information. The building has three stories and features a coffeehouse, an art gallery, a number of refined halls varying in size, as well as an imposing concert hall with 450 seats. Due to all this, the Central Military Club has always been an important cultural center of the capital, once exhibiting works by Ivan Mrkvička, Vladimir Dimitrov, Jaroslav Věšín and providing these noted artists with studios. The concert hall has also seen performances by actors and opera singers like Krastyu Sarafov, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Feodor Chaliapin, Boris Christoff, and bands like Ladytron, etc.
Sofia is the capital and largest city of Bulgaria. It is situated in the Sofia Valley at the foot of Vitosha Mountain in the western parts of the country. Known as Serdica in Antiquity and Sredets in the Middle Ages, Sofia has been an area of human habitation since at least 7000 BC. Sofia is surrounded by mountainsides, such as Vitosha by the southern side, Lyulin by the western side, and the Balkan Mountains by the north, which makes it the third-highest European capital after Andorra la Vella and Madrid. Being Bulgaria’s primate city, Sofia is home to many of the major local universities, cultural institutions, and commercial companies.