Over 100 participants are coming to Veliko Tarnovo for the XXXVIII International seminar in Bulgarian language and culture. It is starting today and will last until August, 9th; it will be hosted by St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Tarnovo. The seminar gathers students, PhD candidates, lecturers as well as people from various occupations showing interest in this field. The participants are coming from 32 counties with the youngest one being just 17 years old and the oldest one being 69.
Events and Festivals
ABBA’s timeless hits will take over the towns of Veliko Tarnovo, Ruse and Lovech. The ABBA Tribute Concert in Veliko Tarnovo will be held on July 5th from 8 pm, the venue being Veliko Tarnovo Summer Theatre at Marno Pole Park. Famous Bulgarian singers and bands in collaboration with Ruse Philharmonic Orchestra are going to perform the greatest tracks of ABBA, one of the all-time super groups in music history.
Tickets cost less than 5 euro and can be purchased online at eventim.bg
The X Factor Bulgaria auditions are back on the road later this month and they start from Veliko Tarnovo! Contestants willing to show their talent are increasing with each year. The X factor auditioning crew will visit 5 towns this year in search of the best and freshest voice. If you ever thought about auditioning now is the time. On July 16th you will have the opportunity to show the jury what you’ve got at Yantra Grand Hotel between 9 am and 7 pm! You just need to apply on-line and register for Veliko Tarnovo. Show them that you have the X factor.
Tomorrow is July 1st and summer is in full swing here in Bulgaria. Lots of events and in particular the summer opera festival in Veliko Tarnovo – Stage of the Ages.
In partnership with the Sofia Opera and Ballet the festival will boast one of the first Bulgarian opera works “Borislav” which will open the event on July 24. The whole festival will run from July 24th – Aug 1st 2015. There will be 6 performances for you to enjoy:
24/7 and 25/7 – Bulgarian opera “Borislav”
28/7 – Ballet “Zorba the Greek”
29/7 – Ballet (performance for children) “Winne the Pooh”
31/7 and 1/8 – Sofia Opera and Ballet “Boris Godunov”
Tickets can be purchased from the tourist information centre in Veliko Tarnovo and at eventim.bg.