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Free bread distribution around VT

A bakery in Veliko Tarnovo is distributing FREE bread to anyone who maybe in need.  The euro initiative project is setting up mobile teams to visit the districts of Veliko Tarnovo and  the villages around the entire municipality.  Anyone can apply to receive the free bread supplies but the main beneficiaries are the poor and those with social benefits.  The initiative will last two weeks starting from today.  There is already an established schedule of locations and times to promote the “Campaign of free Bread”

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Second Honey Fest in Elena

During last year’s festival

The second Honey feast in the town of Elena will take place on July, 25th (Saturday) from 10.30 am at the town’s square. Many folklore singers and musicians as well as dance formations will take part in the celebrations. Visitors will hear interesting facts about honey, honey products and bees. They will also be presented with the opportunity to taste different types of honey – linden, acacia, honey dew and thistle. Continue Reading

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Another year of Enyovden celebrations at the Samovodska charshia

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Enyovden celebrations at the Samovodska Charshia

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Bulgarian herbs

On the 24th of June the Samovodska charshia in Veliko Tarnovo will welcome visitors for Enyovden celebrations for 12th year in a row. This is day of summer solstice, herbal remedies and ancient magic rituals. The festive days starts at 10.30 am on Wednesday with the traditional passing through a wreath which has 77 herbs intertwined in it. This is done following the ancient rituals and is said to bring good health. Traditional Bulgarian folk songs will also be performed during the opening hour. Continue Reading

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Uniworld has included Veliko Tarnovo in its programme

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River Priness

Uniworld – the world’s only authentic boutique cruise line, offering the highest standards in luxury river cruising – has now included Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanasi in its programme. The first luxury river cruise ship, River Princess, sets off at the beginning of July; a week later its passengers will embark in Ruse. From there they will be transferred to Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanasi where tourists will visit historical sites and museums and will taste authentic dishes from the Second Bulgarian Kingdom in a local restaurant. After that they will be returning to their ship to continue with their cruise. Continue Reading