The Culture Space Foundation is created on the 7th of July 1999 in Sofia by journalists of the "ultura" weekly together with prominent Bulgarian intellectuals. It is re-registered with a Legal Verdict - 2/21.01.2002 of the Sofia District Court.
The aims of the foundation are to broaden the space of intercommunication among different cultures; to create opportunities for artistic expression and social integration of the Bulgarian intellectual potential; to circulate and popularize the achievements of Bulgarian and foreign artists and humanitarians; to stimulate the debate on significant issues of the cultural life; to support the the civil society development in Bulgaria.
The foundation reaches these aims through organizing round tables, discussions, editing of Bulgarian and translated books and mainly through publishing of the "ultura" weekly.
The board of the foundation includes the world-famous violinist Mincho Minchev; Antonina Zhelyazkova, specialist in Osman studies, prominent human rights advocate, director of the International Centre of Minority Issues and Cultural Interaction; Ognyan Shentov, director of the Centre for Research of Democracy; Ivan Krastev, politologist, director of the Centre for Liberal Strategies; Georgi Lozanov, member of the Council of Electronic Media; Ina Lulcheva, lawyer; Andrey Ivanov, politologist.
The Chair of Board of the Foundation is Koprinka Chervenkova, a dustunguished Bulgarian journalist and editor of the "ultura" weekly.