For the eighth consecutive year, the so-called Elenski But fest will be held from 15 to 17.11.2019 in Elena near Veliko Tarnovo. This year’s edition will provide much fun and games, surprises and culinary temptations, competitions and folklore performances. The Municipality of Elena invites guests to get familiar with the Balkan traditions and to taste their famous delicacy. The Elenski but is a meat delicacy – salted and dried pork leg, prepared only in the area of the town of Elena. The Elenski but has a unique and specific taste and it is prepared in the conditions of the specific climatic characteristics of the Elena Balkan.
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The campsite near the Kapinovo Monastery triumphs in this year’s ranking of favourite Bulgarian campsites, organized by the camping.bg platform. The representative of the Veliko Tarnovo district won a record six awards, getting ahead of even the equipped nature tourism areas along the Black Sea coast.
The festival will be held for the fourth consecutive year in the village of Balvan near Veliko Tarnovo. This time, it will take place on August 31st, Saturday from 9.30 am and will be called “The Banitsa on weekdays and holidays”. Around 20 people from all over the country have signed up to participate with the traditional Bulgarian delicacy and in the folklore program.
At the beginning of June another food festival will take place in Veliko Tarnovo district. The XII Fest of the Gorna Oryahovitsa Sudzhuk will take place from 8th to 10th June.
The programme of the fest will be fulfilled with a lot of music, culinary demonstrations, games, entertainment and surprises. It is organized by the Association of Meat Processors in Bulgaria with the financial support of the Ministry of agriculture, food and forests and the State Fund “Agriculture” and with the active participation of Gorna Oryahovitsa municipality. The companies “RA 03 Bobby”, “Rhodope – 96” and “Stefanov – Ivan Stefanov” the only few that are authorized to produce Gornooryahovski Sudzhuk will participate at the celebrations.
Veliko Tarnovo people love to spend time in their village houses. Traditional Bulgarians love the village and even they do not live there, use every possibility, to spend some time at their second homes, which in general belong to few generations. Traditional Bulgarian house in the village always smells, like a real home. At summer it smells like flowers. In winter- like the smoke of the fireplace and fresh bread. A lot of Bulgarians have village house in the area of Veliko Tarnovo. The tendency people from different European countries, to choose Veliko Tarnovo area for new home, is very stable.