On March 3, 1878, the Peace Treaty between Russia and the then Ottoman Empire was signed, ending the Russo-Turkish War, which began in 1877 and thus marked the beginning of the Third Bulgarian State. The date of March 3 was declared a National holiday in 1890. This year marks the 142 years anniversary of the liberation of Bulgaria. Find the festive program in Veliko Tarnovo down below.
One of the largest fish breeding farms in Bulgaria is being made in the village of Kozarevets near Veliko Tarnovo. Another 3 fish farms are also under construction.
The historical and spiritual capital of Bulgaria – Veliko Tarnovo invites all music lovers to the 2020 Stage of Ages Summer Opera festival. The first Bulgarian open-air opera forum will mark 35 years since its establishment with a rich program containing a mix between classic Bulgarian and world titles.
The ninth edition of the National Festival of Sheep Breeders will be held from 8th to 10th May 2020 near the Petropavlovski Monastery in Lyaskovets near Veliko Tarnovo.