A series of children’s theatre productions will please the kids in this year’s Veliko Tarnovo Holiday season. On the stage of “Vesel” will be presented the plays “The Little Match Girl” (November 25), “Christmas with Friends” (2 December), “Christmas Snowflakes” (December 9), “The Shoemaker and the Dwarves” (December 16). One of the most exciting events of the Veliko Tarnovo Holiday season will be the magic matinee for children and parents “Christmas wonders with Astor and Angel Zaberski brass band”. The show will be in December,10th in the big hall of the Veliko Turnovo Theater. On Saturday 9th and 16th of December, in the municipality’s hall, the children will be able to make Christmas souvenirs, toys and the traditional sourvakinitsi.
Events and Festivals
Veliko Tarnovo holiday season was officially opened with a rich and diverse program. The beginning of the cultural Christmas month in Veliko Tarnovo was put on 24th, November with the ceremony of lighting up the Christmas decoration in the town. The illuminations were impressive: hundreds of Christmas tree toys and more than 1,000 luminous elements were gleaming, fireworks brightened the sky and that is how the Christmas magic began. The children were entertained with a puppet show at the stage in front of the municipality, there was music, joy, plenty of glowing emotions.
One of the most “delicious” festivals in Bulgaria is going to take place this weekend in the small mountainous town Elena Veliko Tarnovo. The so-called Elenski But feast has become extremely popular and is now being organized for a sixth consecutive year. The event attracts more and more people each year and it is now among the top-rated happenings of its kind.
The picturesque village of Mindya is less than 30 minutes away from the old capital Veliko Tarnovo. Mindya Rock Fest is the most popular FREE Rock and Blues Fest in Bulgaria, also called “The Bulgarian Woodstock“. The event is taking place on the last Friday and Saturday of the month – 25th and 26th of August. This will be the ninth annual edition since 2009. It is organized by the notable political commentator Evgeni Daynov who owns a house in the village.
The festival is offering a selection of great quality music, arts, crafts, food and other entertainments you will definitely enjoy! The sponsors have thought of everything, including camping areas for the all the guests with tents and caravans. Everything is spot on!
The Watermelon Festival in Nikyup, Veliko Tarnovo
The village of Nikyup is famous with its tastiest watermelons in the region, so you should go and find out the truth. 🙂 This will be the sixth annual fest in the attractive village. The event will take place on 5th of August (Saturday) from 6:30 pm and it will last after midnight. People from all over the world will be attending to this delicious fiesta.