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Moto Rock Fest Veliko Tarnovo 7th – 9th July 2016

Moto Rock Fests Veliko Tarnovo marks its 10 anniversary edition this year. More than 2000 bikers from Bulgaria and 9 more countries will gather for the event; it will take place from 7th till 9th  July. Rock fans from Romania, Serbia, Macedonia, Greece, Turkey, Holland, Norway, Germany and Austria will join this year’s fest. The rock fest is being organized by Old Bustards MC and Hell’s Angels MC. The venue is the same as last year – by Asenevtsi Monument. Beer and BBQ stalls will be also set up.

As usual there will be a stage which will host a number of performers, including the popular Bulgarian stars Milena, Kolyo from Obraten effect, Erol from Wikeda, Petsata from Control united in the new super band Petsa’s Show; they will hit the stage on the 7th (Thursday). The guest star on Friday (8th July) will be Svetlyo Vitkov and his group The Legends. The Serbian band Ayvar Mleven will stage an Iron Maiden Tribute and the Bulgarian Hammerhead will have a Metallica Tribute performance.

During the 4 days you can see an Erotic Show, Best Bike Design Contest, Stunt Riding Show and the Sound and Light Show at Tsarevets Fortress. Also rockers will have a parade through Veliko Tarnovo and will lay flowers at Mother Bulgaria Monument. A torch march ending at Tsarevets Fortress will be held too and 1000 of Chinese lanterns will be released in the sky commemorating bikers who perished in accidents.

The official opening of the fest is on July, 8th from 8 pm by the Veliko Tarnovo Mayor Daniel Panov. The organizers of the event are calling for everyone to be more tolerant and pay more attention on the road.

EVENT AGENDA OF THE MOTO ROCK FEST 2016
VELIKO TARNOVO , BULGARIA
(ASENEVTSI MONUMENT, JULY 7-9 TH 2016)

JULY 7 TH
06.00 P.M. – RECEPTION OF THE MOTOCYCLE CLUBS FROM THE FOREIGN COUNTRIES
09.00 P.M. – LIVE MUSIC – PECATA SHOW BAND /MILENA,KOLIO,EROL/

JULY 8 TH
08.00 P.M. – OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE FEST
09.00 P.M. – LIVE MUSIC – SVETLIO & THE LEGEND
11.30 P.M. – AFTER PARTY CLUB HOUSE 81

JULY 9 TH
12.00 A.M. – POKER RUN
03.00 P.M. – MOTO GAMES
04.00 P.M. – CHROME CHALLENGE
08.00 P.M. – LIVE MUSIC – AIVAR MLEVEN-IRON MAIDEN TRIBUTE BAND /SERBIA/
09. 00 P.M. – TSAREVETS – SOUND AND LIGHT
10.00 P.M. – LIVE MUSIC – HAMMERHEAD/ METALLICA TRIBUTE BAND/
11.30 P.M. – FIRE SHOW
00.00 A.M. – AFTER PARTY CLUB SPIDER

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Source: https://www.facebook.com/events/1148618315159880/ (official FB of the event)

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4th Bread Fest in Resen this Saturday

For the 4th consecutive year Resen will host its bread fest under the No One Is Bigger Than Bread slogan. It will take place on July, 2nd (Saturday) at the local community centre. The celebration day will feature two contests – for best dough-made product and best folk song performer.

Folk musical groups from around the country will compete in the singing contest. The participant in the culinary competition will present their ritual breads, banitsi, mekitsi, buhti and other dough-made products.

Everyone who visits Resen will be able to try tasty mekitsi prepared according to authentic Resen recipe and sweet boiled wheat.

Source: http://radiovelikotarnovo.com/

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The 9th Dixie Jazz Festival takes place in July

The 9th Dixie Jazz Fest – one of the most popular and most colourful music events in Veliko Tarnovo will take place in July. There will be three concert evenings – 7th, 8th and 9th July (Thursday, Friday and Saturday); performers will once again offer their friends and loyal audience interesting jazz projects.

This year the festival will have a different venue – it moves from the Asenevtsi Monument to the stage at the Summer Theatre in Marno Pole Park. A number of side events will accompany and complement the atmosphere of the fest.

All events included in the program of the 9th Dixie Jazz Fest are free to the public.

Source: http://dixiejazzfest.com/

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Enyovden celebrations at Samodskata Charshia for the 13th time

On the 24th of June the Samovodska Charshia in Veliko Tarnovo will welcome visitors for Enyovden celebrations for 13th year in a row. This is day of summer solstice, herbal remedies and ancient magic rituals. The festive days starts at 10.00 am on Friday 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.

The chairman of the Union of Herbalists in Bulgaria, Emil Elmazov, will have a lecture on the herb Enyovche and its healing properties. Then everyone can try a beverage made from the herb. Throughout the day there will be an exhibition with some of the most popular herbs in Bulgaria and their beneficial effects.

Source: http://www.panorama.bg

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Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanasi included in luxury cruises along the Danube

Arbanassi and Veliko Tarnovo are part of luxury cruise itineraries that are offered at prices between 560 and 660 dollars. One of the companies providing them is the Bulgarian Dunav Tours which offers unforgettable experiences aboard the five-star cruise ship Elegant Lady. The trip is called Danubian romance and starts from Vienna, passing through Budapest, Esztergom, Melk, Passau, etc. The voyage takes seven days and provides on ground tours from Ruse to Ivanovo Rock Monastery, the Old Bulgarian capital Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanassi. Continue Reading

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Police Academy Motor Stunt Show in Veliko Tarnovo

13323285_1072380442836195_1510394962380250725_oVeliko Tarnovo hosts the Police Academy Motor Stunt Show on 17, 18 and 19th June. The show makes it possible for the first time ever for Bulgarian audience to enjoy a stunt show with bikes, cars, hot dancing and great music. Guests from Italy and the best stunters in Bulgaria will take part in the show. The event kick starts on Friday from 7 pm. There will be 2 performances on Saturday – from 5 pm and 7 pm and on 2 on Sunday – from 11 am and 6 pm. The venue is the circus arena behind Billa Store. The public will be protected by metal barriers and fences. Tickets can be bought on the spot and cost 7 leva for children aged 3 – 12 and 10 leva for adult and kids over 12 yo. Continue Reading

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Six performances to be shown at the Stage of the Ages Opera Festival

picSix impressive performances will be presented this year during the Stage of the Ages Opera Festival. The venue as usual will be Tsarevets Fortress.

The festival will be launched on July, 15th. The first play to delight fans of classical art will be The Count of Monte Cristo based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas.

On 23rd July residents and guests of Veliko Tarnovo can see the opera Nabucco. The next show is scheduled for July 29th – Aida by Giuseppe Verdi; and on August 5th you can see the ballet show Don Quixote by Ludwig Minkus. The calendar continues on August img27th with Carmen by Georges Bizet. The rock opera Jesus Christ superstar by Andrew Lloyd Webber is to be staged on September, 3rd.

The Stage of the Ages Summer Opera Festival received the prestigious European Festivals – Festivals in Europe award for year 2015/2016. The seats available for each show will be more than 1800. Tickets are priced between 10 and 40 leva and can be purchased from the Municipal Tourist Agency office and on the Internet.

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