From July 3rd to September 10th, 2021 the most emblematic cultural event of Veliko Tarnovo – the summer opera festival “Stage of the Ages” will take place. Titles of operas from Stara Zagora, Varna, Sofia, Ruse, Vratsa, Plovdiv and the Konstantin Kisimov Music and Drama Theater – Veliko Tarnovo will be presented on an open stage in the Palace of the Bulgarian Kings – the Tsarevets Fortress.
For the second year in a row, the Summer Theatre in Marno Pole Park in Veliko Tarnovo will host the Summer Cinema Under the Stars. The film marathon starts on June 11 and will end on September 17. Tickets are at symbolic prices and can be purchased at the box office of Kinopolis Iskra or before each screening at the box office of the Summer Theatre.
For a month, residents and guests of Veliko Tarnovo will be able to enjoy the movie marathon “Summer Cinema Under the Stars”. Outdoor screenings will be played every night from August 17 until September 15 at the Summer Theatre in Marno Pole Park. A huge screen will be installed at the Summer Theatre and modern technologies will be used to broadcast the films, guaranteeing the highest quality just like in a movie theatre.
The 9th Dixie Jazz Fest – one of the most popular and most colourful music events in Veliko Tarnovo will take place in July. There will be three concert evenings – 7th, 8th and 9th July (Thursday, Friday and Saturday); performers will once again offer their friends and loyal audience interesting jazz projects.
This year the festival will have a different venue – it moves from the Asenevtsi Monument to the stage at the Summer Theatre in Marno Pole Park. A number of side events will accompany and complement the atmosphere of the fest.
All events included in the program of the 9th Dixie Jazz Fest are free to the public.
Tomorrow, 4th August, the Summer Theatre in Marno Pole Park will host a one-off projection of the 2014 Bulgarian movie Urok (The Lesson), directed by Christina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov. It is one of the most awarded Bulgarian flicks for the last 25 year, having won 12 awards and being nominated for another 7 at various international film festivals. Maybe your Bulgarian is not so good but still you can savour the atmosphere and enjoy a niece movie under the starry skies. Entrance is free.