The 7th emblematic for the summer season – Watermelon Festival, which is traditionally held in the village of Nikyup near Veliko Tarnovo, is coming. The Watermelon Festival will take place on August 4.
Every year guests from all over the country come here. The festival is accompanied by a lot of music and dancing people. Every year, guests have the opportunity to enjoy an exhibition of local and visiting watermelon producers, a procession with watermelon lanterns, carving demonstrations and so on. The organizers also plan to have a watermelon eating contest and many other surprises. Besides the carving demonstrations, there will be also body art painting and many games. Some of the games include rolling watermelons, guessing their weight and colour and bowling with watermelons. The village of Nikyup is known for growing high-quality local watermelons – sweet and with a thin peel.
Luxury cinema will return the shine of the Iskra community centre in Veliko Tarnovo.
Four luxury cinema halls will be featured in the newest cinema, which will opens doors at the Iskra Chitalishte in Veliko Tarnovo on the 5th of October. Hall 1 will be the largest screen in the city with an impressive 12 meters wide and 5 meters high. Investors promise the highest quality picture and sound, betting on 4K technique, which is the future of cinema. There will be also a rich movie program as well as 3D screenings.
New indoor swimming pool will open in the beginning of autumn in Veliko Tarnovo town. The pool is close to Billa supermarket, also there is an open pool that is open for the summer.
There is a major overhaul of the facility and the adjoining premises. The swimming pool is small Olympic size and is 25 m long and 12.5 m wide, the depth is from 1.40 to 1.90 m. At this stage most of the pool is ready, its size and shape are preserved and it is made by standard. A brand new filtering system will also be installed.
More than 5 thousand participants and over 400 collectives will participate in the festival “Folklore Izvor”, which will be held in early August in the village of Tsarevets, Veliko Tarnovo region. This year, students of the professional folklore schools in Kotel, Shiroka Luka, Varna, Sofia, Bourgas and others will also dance in the forum.
A lot of cultural events Veliko Tarnovo to take place this summer.
Once again Veliko Tarnovo will be transformed into Verona in the Balkans this summer, when the Tsarevets fortress will again be the arena of open-air opera productions. Eight will be the titles in the Third Season of the Bulgarian Opera Theaters “Stage of the Ages”. The big summer festival, winner of the prestigious label “Europe at the festivals. Festivals for Europe “for 2017 and 2018, will start on July 14th and will continue until September 5th.