The ninth edition of the Autumn Festival, that was inspired by the European Night of Museums initiative, which has become a tradition for Veliko Tarnovo, will be held from September 20th to September 23rd. The festival blends antique crafts and modern art, offering visitors a variety of activities, many positive emotions, and a rich musical and accompanying program.
Events and Festivals
A rich program awaits residents and visitors of Veliko Tarnovo on September 6th – Unification Day. The Unification of Bulgaria was the act of the unification of the Bulgarian Kingdom and Eastern Rumelia in the autumn of 1885. It was coordinated by the Bulgarian Secret Central Revolutionary Committee. The unification was carried out after riots in different cities of Eastern Rumelia, followed by a military coup on September 6th in 1885, supported by the Bulgarian Prince Alexander I and led by Major Danail Nikolaev. The day was declared a public holiday for the country by the National Assembly on February 18, 1998.
The festival will be held for the fourth consecutive year in the village of Balvan near Veliko Tarnovo. This time, it will take place on August 31st, Saturday from 9.30 am and will be called “The Banitsa on weekdays and holidays”. Around 20 people from all over the country have signed up to participate with the traditional Bulgarian delicacy and in the folklore program.