The Watermelon Festival in Nikyup, Veliko Tarnovo
The village of Nikyup is famous with its tastiest watermelons in the region, so you should go and find out the truth. 🙂 This will be the sixth annual fest in the attractive village. The event will take place on 5th of August (Saturday) from 6:30 pm and it will last after midnight. People from all over the world will be attending to this delicious fiesta.
Last night Un Beso Dance School in Veliko Tarnovo officially opened the 4th edition of the annual Un Beso Fiesta Festival. The festival continues until September, 11th. The venue this year is the scene of Artlyato near the Asenevtsi Monument and the Art Gallery.
The three school instructors Darina Georgieva, Vanya Petsurova and Iglika Ivanova are giving completely free tutorial every night from 8.30 pm. The first lesson yesterday was about bachata, today you can learn zumba, and tomorrow – salsa. After each lesson ends it’s time for party. During these parties the instructors from Un Beso will tell you more about the various styles of Latin dances and show the difference between them. Everyone will have the opportunity to experience the steps of merengue, zumba, bachata, Kizomba, zouk, salsa, mambo, pachanga, Cuban salsa and cha-cha-cha.
The last day of the festival starts at 10 am with a party called Sunday Awakening. Various activities both for children and adults are provided for that day. Kids can try Latin dancing, yoga and capoeira and party with entertainers from Un Beso. Adults will have fun with lessons in tae bo, typical Bulgarian dances, step aerobics, yoga and fitball. All activities will be held at the grounds around the Art Gallery finishing around noon.
Entrance is free for all days and for all events.
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Citizens and guest of Veliko Tarnovo are to be indulged with an unforgettable four-day experience during the Balkan grill festival Veliko Tarnovo Mezi* which will be held from 26th till 29th May at the circus site behind Billa Store. Admission is free and organizers are promising fun, sports activities, music and delicious food prepared by the best masters of the grill from Serbia, Turkey, Macedonia and Greece. Activities and stalls open from 10 am till 10 pm each day.
The event coincides with the fourth anniversary of the leading brewery in Veliko Tarnovo – Britos. 1000 gifts and 100 liters of free beer will be distributed by the brewery as part of the awards during the festival. The amount of beer that will be consumed during the feast is a hard task to measure and no one is willing to predict it.
During the four day there will be all-day music program, children’s Sports Academy, five-hours long concerts, children’s workshops, dance workshops, family relay, mini football, street ball for children, children rides and for the first time in Bulgaria – Bubble football and paintball with bows; there will also be a Backgammon and Belote tournaments.
A huge cinema screen will broadcast the greatest matches in the history of Bulgarian football every night from 8 pm as well as the Champions League Final.
*Meze n. (Mezi v.) is a selection of small dishes served to accompany alcoholic drinks as a course or as appetizers.
A Pumpkin Feast is annually held in Sevlievo – a culinary festival celebrating local traditional dishes, delicacies and crafts, created in the capital of pumpkins – Sevlievo.
The theatre performance Pumpkin Tale will be staged at Mara Belcheva Hall of Culture.
After the show ends, the Pumpkin Temptations Contest which presents various dishes made from pumpkin – pumpkin stuffed with meat, roasted pumpkin boats with mince, pumpkin desserts, etc. and The Best Pumpkin Contest for the heaviest pumpkin, longest pumpkin, smallest pumpkin, etc.
Homemade Plum Rakiya
This year the Festival of Plum in Troyan, near Veliko Tarnovo, will be held from 19 to 22 September.
The event will offer residents and visitors a rich folklore program with shows and concerts of various dance formations, Berkovska brass music, Trayana folklore ensemble and a youth night with the participation of instrumental groups.