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Immerse yourself in Bulgaria’s traditional, local, art and music festivals


Summer Festivals in Veliko Tarnovo

Summer Festivals in Veliko Tarnovo

If you’re thinking of visiting Veliko Tarnovo, the old capital of Bulgaria, this summer check out some of these  festivals taking place in and around the city. From live art to music performances and traditional folklore, there’s something to suit Read more…


Kapana Fest Highlights

Kapana Fest Highlights

Kapana Fest was an amazing combination of music, arts, food and fantastic people! Named after the historic and artistic Kapana quarter in Plovidv, the narrow streets were filled with a vibrancy that was infectious and where everyone gathered to have Read more…


Wine Events in Bulgaria to Celebrate St. Trifon Zarezan

 Throughout most of the world February the 14th is known as St. Valentines Day but in Bulgaria this month also marks the official beginning of the vine-growing season when Bulgarians celebrate St. Trifon Zarezan, the guardian of wine-makers and growers. Read more…


How To Celebrate Surva In Pernik, Bulgaria

How To Celebrate Surva In Pernik, Bulgaria

My first impressions of Pernik, a post-industrial mining town situated just thirty kilometres out of Sofia, Bulgaria’s capital, are not very inspiring; large, abandoned warehouses and old Eastern Block apartment towers are pretty much all we see as the traffic crawls Read more…


10 Places to Celebrate July Morning in Bulgaria

July Morning was initially motivated by a group of young Bulgarians wanting to protest against Communist powers and share their desire to celebrate all things that were forbidden in honour of a new beginning and a better future. Their sentiments Read more…


5 Unique Summer Festivals in Bulgaria

If you want to experience some of these 5 unique summer festivals in Bulgaria then make sure you visit at least one for traditions and folklore celebrations. Rose Festival, Kazanluk: 1-3rd June The Rose Festival first originated in 1903 and Read more…


Traditional Folklore Festivals in Bulgaria

Bulgarians love their folklore so if you want to learn more about Balkan music and dancing or pagan rituals that are wildly celebrated and passionately preserved, try to visit at least one of these traditional folklore festivals in Bulgaria this Read more…


Summer Music Festivals in Bulgaria 2018

Whatever your music tastes, Bulgaria showcases an eclectic mix of music festivals across the entire country over the summer months. From folk to jazz and hip hop, there’s something for most music lovers. Tickets are either free or are very Read more…


5 Winter Festivals in Bulgaria

If you’re thinking of traveling to Bulgaria over the coming months, or if you already live here and are looking for distractions from the cold weather, head to any of these winter festivals in Bulgaria and treat yourselves to experiences Read more…