• Zheravna Festival of the National Costume + Ticket
  • Zheravna Festival of the National Costume + Ticket
  • Zheravna Festival of the National Costume + Ticket
  • Zheravna Festival of the National Costume + Ticket
  • Zheravna Festival of the National Costume + Ticket
  • Zheravna Festival of the National Costume + Ticket
  • Zheravna Festival of the National Costume + Ticket
  • Zheravna Festival of the National Costume + Ticket
  • Zheravna Festival of the National Costume + Ticket
  • Zheravna Festival of the National Costume + Ticket

Tour overview

For another year you will be able to return150 years back in time if you take part in the 12th edition of the National Costume Festival in Zheravna. This year the event will take place between August 16th and August 18th. The opening will be from 8 pm on August 16th. Then the annual Apostle of the Bulgarian award will be awarded.
During the first festival evening you will be able to enjoy concerts of “Eva Quartet”, Stoyan Yankulov – Stundzhi, Professional Folklore Ensemble “Dobrudzha”, “100 Kaba Guides”, Petri Choruses, Gergyovden Thracian Orchestra and Etropole Brass Music. At 11 pm, people will wrap their arms around the fire, sing and play with “Viev Folk Band”.
This year’s festival will also feature poets who will have to write a poem on the topic “Zheravna”. The jury will include the renowned academic Anton Donchev, and the literary awards will be in the name of the late businessman and patriot Stefan Sharlopov. The first three places also include cash prizes.

Itinerary

Depart to Zheravna. En route, visit the Karanovo mound, where in 2009 a team of archaeologists unearthed an archaeological find of exceptional value – a burial chamber of a Thracian warrior with a four-wheel chariot along with the remains of two horses with their lavish decoration of bits and harnesses and two dogs. Visitors to The Eastern Mound can view this original Thracian chariot and an exact copy of its bronze trim, which was found scattered at the site. Proceed to the town of Sliven for lunch break on your own. Possibility to visit Sliven Museum of Textile Industry – the only of its kind in Bulgaria. Arrive in Zheravna for an overnight.

VISITED PLACES

Zheravna
Dive into the atmosphere of the most colourful Bulgarian festival. Enjoy the rich festive program: demonstration of folk crafts, authentic Bulgarian folklore, traditional kitchen, Turkish sand coffee and juicy traditional sweets. Afternoon departure to Sofia. Opportunity to visit the nearby town of Kotel.

VISITED PLACES

Zheravna

Routes

Included

All airport transfer services mentioned inside the itinerary
Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach
As per the tour options provided
Entry/Admission - Blue Mountains
All Fees and Taxes
Please check the information below before your departure
1- International & Domestic Flight Tickets
2- Covid-19 PCR Test
3- Tour Itinenary
4- Confirmed Documents are sent by us to include Hotel reservations etc.
5- Domestic Flight Tickets if any (Please check your title/name spelling printed correctly)
6- Passport Validation Terms
7- Visa if needed (check before your trip for the dates on your visa)
8- If visa needed, please ask us for invitation letter to ease the visa application process
9- Flight details for on time Airport transfer services
10- Observe the luggage limitation by Airlines for domestic flights if any
11- Obtain emergency contact details from our office

Additional Info
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Attendees to the festival must be dressed in folk costume for which we could help
Prohibition of objects of modern life in the festival
Not wheelchair accessible
Most travelers can participate
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use

Excluded

• 1nights hotel in Zheravna
International or Domestic flights
Food and drinks
Insurance: All types

Availability

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