This traditional Bulgarian drink festival will take place in Veliko Tarnovo on 7th and 8th of October
After the successful start of the city wine festivals in 2022. This year the Urban wine fest will make its debute in one of the most historically significant and picturesque cities of Bulgaria – Veliko Tarnovo. On October 7 and 8, 2023, the festive atmosphere will reign over the Architectural-Ethnographic Complex “Samovodska Bazaar” and Khan Hadji Nikoli:
07/10/2023: 12:00 – 21:00
08/10/2023: 11:00 – 18:00
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.
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 15th edition of “Mindya Rock Fest” begins – the largest free rock and blues festival outside Sofia
If you are looking for entertaiment Veliko Tarnovo visit the village of Mindya. In two days, the audience will enjoy the performances of selected and quality band. Also there will be cold beer and hot kebabs, as every year. Two pubs will be open with plenty of seating for those who get tired.
Bands with decades of history and those formed relatively recently will share the stage at this year’s Mindya Rock Fest. The fest, which is the largest free non-capital blues and rock festival, begins on Friday, August 25. Thus, a 15-year-old tradition will be continued, which was not interrupted even due to the restrictions due to the coronavirus. Then the fest was actually streaming from the house of the political scientist Prof. Evgeni Dainov in Mindya. But it has already returned to its natural format.
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.