A grill-flavoured fest with lots of cheerful music will be held near the Peter and Paul Monastery close to the town of Lyaskovets, not far from Veliko Tarnovo. The event will take place from September, 1st till September 6th.
This will be a special celebration dedicated to the quality and tradition of Bulgarian taste accompanied by nice music and the aroma of tasty temptations sizzling on the BBQ. Bulgarian producers will present traditional meat products and dishes, and foreign chefs will show their masterpieces at the event.
The legendary rock band Nazareth arrives in Ruse for the seventh edition of Green Rock Fest on September 13th. Their concert will be held in the newly opened Bulstrad Arena Hall and tickets are free.
The group arrives with their new lead singer Carl Sentance, who replaced Dan McCafferty, and will treat us to their latest show.
Тhe Assumption of Mary Church in Kilifarevo
Тhe celebrations dedicated to the official holiday of Kilifarevo have started with the opening of the Children’s Academy of Arts. The fest is traditionally marked in the last week of August. On Wednesday, August 26th, from 10 am at the Municipal Water Day will be held at the swimming complex. The Bicycle Vacation Race will be on Thursday; it will take place at the new bicycle lane near the stadium.
The legendary lady of Bulgarian rock Milena Slavova will be the highlight of the seventh edition of Mindya Rock Fest, it was announced by its organizer Prof Evgeniy Daynov. Traditionally, Vasko Krapkata (The Patch) and his Poduene Blues Band will also play on the scene in the village near Veliko Turnovo.
A total of 11 bands will entertain the guests of the festival, which begins on 28 August. Milena will perform during the opening night of the so called Bulgarian Woodstock.
The popular rock event will open with a speech by the mayor of Mindya Ivan Ivanov, then the hosts from the local choir of Vesselina will take the stage. Things are going to get more serious then with the blues formation Delta Roosters, led by the renowned guitarist Petar Georgiev – Pesheto. Afterwards, CRUSH, made up by young people will hit the stage playing in the best traditions of British melodic rock.
The first night of the festival will also be the night to see the foreign guests from Belarus – Double Beat, Sha Sha and Blues Traffic. On the keyboards will be the most awarded Bulgarian popular composer Hristo Namliev – Nama, which is otherwise a member of Masters – the group of Prof Daynov. Their new original pieces, written specially for the festival will make music fans explode on Saturday.
The second night will find the veterans of Restart. The program also features the bands of Chernorizets, Tortilla Flat and Poduene Blues Band and Vasko Krapkata. As the tradition goes all the musicians get on the stage together to close down the fest.
The Holy Assumption of the Virgin Mary Monastery
Arbanasi is ready to welcome thousands of guests for its official village holiday on 15 August – The Assumption of the Virgin Mary into Heaven, which is widely celebrated in Bulgaria. Believers and pilgrims are flocking to Arbanasi on that day to pray in the Holy Assumption of the Virgin Mary Monastery which is located in Arbanasi; it is also known as The Monastery with the Miraculous Icon Virgin Mary Troeruchitsa and is located in the south-western part of the village.