Top 10 Upcoming (and Free) Events in Bulgaria this August-September

1. IV WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP OF FOLKLORE 20142

Date/Time: 21 – 31 August 2014 / All Day
Location: Nessebar and Sunny Beach, Bourgas
Basic Info: Folklore Festival where creative dance groups incorporate into a competitive program, defining the best of them and promoting the winners by broadcasting in the European and World television air.
More info:
http://www.eaff.eu/en/championships/iv-world-championship-of-folklore-world-folk-2014#gallery[slides]/54/


2. COCA-COLA HAPPY ENERGY TOUR 2014 – ft JAMES ARTHUR

Date/Time: 22 August – 14 September
Location: Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna, Bourgas, Veliko Turnovo, Ruse / Bulgaria (Night time)
Basic Info: Series of concerts in different locations in Bulgaria will bring together popular Bulgarian singers along with world sensation James Arthur.
More info: https://www.facebook.com/CC.Happy.Energy.Tour


3. INTERNATIONAL HONEY FESTIVALHoney_nessebar

Date/Time: 30 August – 7 September / All Day
Location: Nessebar, Black Sea Coast, Bulgaria
Basic Info:  It takes place in Messambria square in Old Nessebar. In the course of the festival discussions on the development and financing of bee-keeping, bees’ healthcare during the different seasons, and new technologies in the medical application of honey, namely apitherapy are held.
More info: http://english.nesebarinfo.com/festivals.html


4. SHARE THE BULGARIAN BEAUTY

Date/Time: 24 – 31 August 2014 / All Day
Location: Instagram
Basic Info: Social campaign which aims to promote thee Bulgarian beauty in all of its forms and colours. All pictures with the hashtag #feelinggoodinbg are featured in a contest for several gifts. To participate you should follow @feelgoodinbg in Instagram, upload a photo of Bulgarian beauty and mark it with #feelinggoodinbg. Or you can just enjoy the great pictures. 

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5. XI “BLACK SEA FEST – EURO FOLK 2014”
Date/Time: 2 – 7 September 2014 / All Day
Location: Primorsko Summer Stage
Basic Info: Folk songs, folk dances, folk ensambles, customs and many more. The “Euro Folk” Black Sea Fest is held within the scope of “Euro Folk 2014” Musical Feasts – The world is television, which is in different European cities and countries during the whole year.
More info:
http://www.eaff.eu/en/festivals/5-xi-black-sea-fest-euro-folk-2014#gallery[slides]/13/


6. PLOVDIV NIGHT OF MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES 2014 plovdiv night

Date/Time: 12 – 13 September
Location: In front of the National Palace of Culture, Sofia, Bulgaria
Basic Info: Over 9 hours of cultural events, 87 locations, 5 main programs, over 120 events. Free entry to all events!
More info: http://night.bg/en


7. GREEN ROCK FEST RUSE 2014

Date/Time: 13 September, 5:30 PM
Location: Open stage in front of the Municipality in Ruse, Bulgaria
Basic Info: Green Rock Fest Ruse 2014 is a festival for young rock bands. The idea of the festival is to give a chance to bands at the beginning of their career to perform their music and find friends.Special guest of this year's 6th edition will be the legendary rock vocal JOE LYNN TURNER together with Kikimora band.
More info: http://www.greenrockfestruse.com/


8. POP&ROCK MUSIC FESTIVAL – SOFIA 2014http://www.sofiasong.bg/

Date/Time: 17 September – 24 September / All Day
Location: In front of the National Palace of Culture, Sofia, Bulgaria
Basic Info: The Festival  aims to preserve the Bulgarian popular songs, to promote new pop and rock songs, to encourage the work of young composers, songwriters, arranger and performers, as well as to impose the international character of the festival.
More Infohttp://www.sofiasong.bg/about.us/index.en.php


9. GET TO KNOW YOURSELF – Holiday of personal development and a healthy lifestyle

Date/Time: 28 – 29 September
Location: South Park, Sofia, Bulgaria / All Day
Basic Info: Open yoga practices, pilates, tai chi, meditation, music meditation, aerobics – activities in which everyone can join.Many games and campaigns. The participants will try to beat the world record fot The Longest Yoga Chain.
More info: http://www.opoznai.se/ (Bulgarian only, for more info contact me: [email protected])


10. SAND SCULPTURE FEST BURGAS 2014 (3 euro)Sand Fest

Date/Time: Until 30 September / All Day
Location: Burgas, Bulgaria
Basic Info: In the Burgas Park “Ezero”, on an area of five decres, immediately next to the beach, every summer there is a city built of sand figures.This year's theme is "Tales of Sand". You'll see sculptures of Ice Age, Despicable Me, Monsters Inc and many more.
More info: http://sandfestburgas.com/bg/index/index/1/

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