The opening of the Salon (Sept.1) will be the concert of the legendary Deep Purple`s John Lord with the Plovdiv Opera and Philharmonic Society orchestra.
The national autumn exhibitions "The World from Within - The World Outside" are also starting the very first day.
For the first time the Salon features a luthier exhibition, part of the international "Euphonia 2009" project.
The Salon also features the familiar theatrical festivals: "Scene at Crossroads", "Two are too few - three are too many", the TV Festival "The Golden Chest", "The Golden Rhython", the guitar fest, the magic arts festival, the rock festival.
Plovdiv Jazz Evenings event expects Billy Cobham to participate again. The Salon program also features events in the field of the opera, architecture, circus, photography, contemporary art.