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The month of festivals have started

The month of festivals have started

8/1/2006 10:27:01 AM

August is a record breaking month in having arts festivals all over Bulgaria. The same holds true for Europe as well, though.

  • The national folklore open-air event “Rozhen 2006” – August 12th and 13th – gathering more than 170 floklore ensembles and 150 individual performers. The concert “Zvezden Rozhen” (i.e. Stars in Rozhen) is expected to gather a whole constellation of folklore stars: from Valya Balkanska to Nadka Karadzhova….

 

  • Another big folklore event – Plovdiv, July 31st to August 4th – the 13th International Folklore Festival, with the participation 14 dance groups of 4 continents. The host for this year is the Plovdiv dance ensemble “Iglika”.
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