Veliko Tarnovo will host the celebrations of the Independence of Bulgaria, announced in the old capital 115 years ago.
“This is an extremely important holiday for Bulgaria and very significant for our city. With the rich program that we have prepared, we show the special attitude of the people of Veliko Tarnovo” said Neiko Genchev, Deputy Mayor of V. Tarnovo.
The program of the events Veliko Tarnovo
On September 21, at 4:30 p.m., a parade of participants in the 16th International Festival of Military Bands will begin in the town center. They will pass along “Vasil Levski” Street. At 5 p.m. the official opening of the forum will take place in front of the theater.
The twelfth edition of the “Night of the Samovodska charshiya and Festival of Crafts” will be held between 20-24.09
Over the years, the event has established itself as an invariable part of the cultural calendar of the Municipality of Veliko Tarnovo.
In order to turn it into a real colorful holiday and delight the residents and guests of the city, the program foresees many events every day. And more than 60 participants from all over the country will contribute to the good mood with their wonderful handmade goods. Cant miss this entertainment in Veliko Tarnovo.
In the village of Rayuvtsi – the pearl of the Elenski Balkan. It is called the Bulgarian Stonehenge because of the megalithic complex built in 2017. There will once again be an exciting and unforgettable festival filled with music and dance. “Rayutsi 2023” will be held on August 26, Saturday, at the picturesque Valcha Polyana above the “Yovkovtsi” dam. The organiser is the “Stars Under the Stars” foundation. The programme and the participants will be kept secret until the end, so the surprise is even greater. However, the foundation announced one of the events in advance.
The second edition of the “48 Hours Varusha South” festival Veliko Tarnovo covers 80 events at different locations in Veliko Tarnovo!
The “48 Hours Varusha South” festival, with its first edition, showed what a community event is. In which every participant can find their theme and place. This festival is a community initiative whose mission is to present good examples of good neighbourliness. And also the symbiosis between the present and the history of the neighbourhood.
The program includes numerous events. Within 48 hours, present the opportunities available to the neighborhood for sports and activities for the whole family. Games, connection with nature, educational initiatives, culture and entertainment for all ages.
“Something tasty with a carrot” – taste the unique traditional Bulgarian food
This unique festival is dedicated to vegetables. Also, it is organised only in Bulgaria and will have its 18th edition in Zlataritsa. With it, the city honours its Gurbetchii gardeners, with the help of whom the local church and school were built. In the past, every year, 600–700 people went on gurbet, but they came back and helped with the common affairs.
This year, Tsar Zelenchuk will be the carrot. Therefore, the organisers from the Municipality challenge all future participants to prepare a garden or vegetable soup of their choice. Applications for participation in the Municipal Administration are now being accepted; the deadline is August 25.