One of the most anticipated rock and blues festivals in Bulgaria – Mindya Rock Fest, will be held for the eleventh time on August 23 and 24 near Veliko Tarnovo.
The third national rock festival – Hotalich, will take over the fortress in late August. After being named “the new rock capital of Bulgaria”, the organizers of the national rock festival “Hotalich” in Sevlievo near Veliko Tarnovo are striving to surpass the high bar they have set themselves. The festival is one of the most significant events for the municipality and is already present in the Cultural Calendar for the year. In addition to favourite Bulgarian bands, there is also a solid international presence in the festival.
The second national rock festival “Hotalich” -Sevlievo ‘2018 will be held on the 31st August at and the 1st September in Sevlievo, near Veliko Tarnovo. The festival will start at 17:00 on Friday and end at 23:55 on Saturday. For all residents and guests of the city who will visit the festival, parking is provided at the Fairground in Sevlievo.
The village of Mindya annually holds a rock fest. The event is organized by the notable political commentator Evgeni Daynov who owns a house in the village. He came up with the idea in 2009. Mindya Rock Fest 2016 will be a three-day event taking place at the end of August – 26th, 27th and 29th.
Some of the names to perform this year are Chaplin’s Dream, Delta Roosters, Kamen Katsata (Kamen the Barrel) and the Supernaturals, Blues Traffic, Cotton Pickers, Restart, Double Bit, Tortilla Flat and Vasko Krapkata (Vasko the Patch) with Poduene Blues Band.
The entrance for all concerts is free.