Bulgarian people celebrate the day of Baba Marta (baba means ‘Grandma’ and Marta means ‘March’)
Every year on 1st of March, Bulgarian people celebrate a centuries-old tradition called the day of Baba Marta. Baba means ‘Grandma’ and Marta means ‘March’. The holiday is related to sending off the winter and welcoming the approaching spring. It is an old Bulgarian tradition, and all foreigners living in Bulgaria have wondered about it.
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The municipality of Lyaskovets organizes for the holiday of vine growers and winemakers a competition to select a master winemaker. It will also include a traditional wine tasting and a festive program for the residents and guests of Lyaskovets.
The municipal competition for choosing the best homemade wine. This has become a tradition and will be held on February 13, 2024 at the Museum of Horticulture. By statute, adults with permanent residence in the municipality of Lyaskovets have the right to participate in it.
A special space for shooting with a traditional Bulgarian bow is available to visitors of the Tsarevets fortress as the newest tourist attraction in the old capital. The idea came from Angalot Enminas from Tarnovo, who organises various games and tournaments and is the creator of the room of mysteries – Logiscape. The medieval shooting range is located near the palace and it is a part of a joint initiative with the Archaeological Museum to create many attractions on the hill.
The creator’s idea is for people to get inspired and entertained. He wants to give the visitors an opportunity to feel part of the atmosphere of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom, without claiming absolute historical authenticity.
Today we celebrate Baba Marta. Baba Marta is one of the most beloved Bulgarian traditions. On this holiday, everyone gifts their loved ones with a special amulet, called a martenitsa, for health throughout the year.
An open air museum on Tsarevets Fortress in Veliko Tarnovo will reproduce the life people led in the Middle Ages. The local patriotic club Tradition came up with thе idea; they have been taking care of the various tourist attractions and eventс taking place on the hill for years now. Their efforts led to Tsarevets being the most visited tourist site nationwide.
In collaboration with Veliko Tarnovo Municipality and the Tsarevgrad Tarnov Municipal Tourist Agency a medieval settlement depicting crafts typical for the locals from XII to