Even in these uncertain times, the Summer Opera Festival Stage of the Ages will entertain guests and residents of the old capital Veliko Tarnovo. The rich program marks 35 years since the establishment of the first Bulgarian open-air opera festival, which began in 1985.
Sound and Light Show
A three day recreation of a medieval camp will be done in the Tsarevets fortress. From June 26th to 28th, residents and guests of the old capital Veliko Tarnovo will get acquainted with the way of life, crafts and arts, cuisine and military skills of Bulgaria, Byzantium and Europe from the period 12 – 14 century. They will be presented during the event Medieval camp “Crown and Sword” in the Tsarevets fortress.
On March 3, 1878, the Peace Treaty between Russia and the then Ottoman Empire was signed, ending the Russo-Turkish War, which began in 1877 and thus marked the beginning of the Third Bulgarian State. The date of March 3 was declared a National holiday in 1890. This year marks the 142 years anniversary of the liberation of Bulgaria. Find the festive program in Veliko Tarnovo down below.
Over 70 optical and physical illusions will impress visitors of the new unique Museum of Illusions, which will be opened in Veliko Tarnovo later this month. It will offer holograms, 3D paintings, a levitating orb, an inverted room, a Jedi place, an Ames room, a real bank vault, a poppy plantation and many more entertainments and illusions.