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.
Veliko Tarnovo was nominated for tourist municipality of 2018. The old capital is among the nominees for the annual business tourism awards – Bulgarian Travel Awards and the voting continues until March 31. The nominees are the municipalities of Varna, Samokov, Sliven, Devin, Kyustendil, Vratsa, Bansko, Veliko Tarnovo and Velingrad.
A new big hotel is currently being built in the old part of Veliko Tarnovo, confirmed the main architect Nikolay Malakov. The hotel is of the type of aparthotel and is located in the area of Yordan Indjeto Street, near the Humanitarian High School. The investor is the company Sunny Turs, which bought a former building of the Metal Construction Company near the former railway station, as well as neighbouring private houses, in order to build up an area of nearly 3 decares. The building will be opened next year and is currently in rough construction.
A colourful 3-day autumn festival will be held on the famous Samovodska charshia in Veliko Tarnovo from 22nd to 24th September. This year the traditional Night of the Samovodska charshia will be combined with the Crafts Festival, offering the residents of the old capital and guests of the city a lot of emotions and rich art programs.