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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…


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…


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…


Samovodska Night Bazaar

This year’s Samovodska Night Bazaar festival on 19th September promises to be an even bigger affair than previous years with more involvement from Bulgaria’s cultural heritage supporters and includes local artisans demonstrating their crafts during the day with traditional live Read more…


Gabrovo Carnival

  Despite the drizzling May rain, everyone on the streets of Gabrovo is enthused in anticipation for the carnival’s procession: music is being played from the park’s stage and can also be heard from the surrounding streets by the troupes Read more…


Veliko Tarnovo Day

Veliko Tarnovo is accustomed to vibrant festivities but not even Bulgaria’s national holidays of Independence and Liberation Days have matched the hordes of revelers that the city experienced for the city’s weekend of celebrations which climaxed on the 22nd March. Read more…


Liberation Day

  The Bulgarian people commemorate Liberation Day on the 3rd of March in celebration of the liberation of the Ottoman Empire in 1878 when the treaty of San Stefano was signed.   Months later, they were finally freed from nearly 500 years Read more…