For two days Veliko Tarnovo will become the filming set of the newest Bulgarian film “Wildlings” („Диви и щастливи“). The main roles of the film will be played by Yana Marinova, Luiza Grigorova-Makariev, Alexander Sano, Daria Simeonova and Dimo Alexiev. Basil Eidenbenz, known from the British hit series “Victoria”, will also take part. The shoot of the film in Veliko Tarnovo will be done on 22 and 23 May in different locations of the city – the square in front of Tsarevets and the main street “Hristo Botev”. There will also be night pictures in the area around the Art Gallery “Boris Denev”.
“Kikimora” and the orchestra of the Burgas Opera will play the biggest rock hits of the 20th century in Veliko Tarnovo. On July 18, 2019 in the Summer Theatre of Veliko Tarnovo the biggest rock hits of the twentieth century will come to life. Nikolo Kotsev with his band “Kikimora” and the Symphony Orchestra of the State Opera – Burgas will prove that rock is alive in their project “They Say Rock Is Dead”.
More than 200 exhibitors will arrive for the 8th edition of the National Festival of Sheep Breeders near Veliko Tarnovo. Traditionally, it is held near the Petropavlovski Monastery and this year it will be from 10 to 12 May. The motto of the festival is “Bulgarian foods from Bulgarian raw materials”. The fair will unfold on a terrain of 140 acres with two scenes, over 5 500 sq. m. exhibition halls, a tent of 1 300 sq.m. for the presentation of different types of sheep and goats, a field for horse racing, exhibition areas, and more.
April 23 is a symbolic date for world literature and for the foundation of the World Book and Copyright Day. The World Book and Copyright Day is part of the UNESCO calendar. With the celebration of this day throughout the world, UNESCO seeks to promote reading, publishing and the protection of intellectual property through copyright. The day was celebrated for the first time in 1995. For more information about that and the involvement of Veliko Tarnovo keep reading.
The festival “Return”, based on self-organization and for the benefit of Bulgarian artists and creators, will take place on 18 and 19 May this year, in the village of Hotnitsa, near Veliko Tarnovo. Anyone wishing to join the initiative in support of Bulgarian art, creators and authors is more than welcome.