Folklore events

Bulgarian Folklore and Customs
Bulgarian Folklore and Customs

You will discover the key to the mystery, heart and soul of Bulgaria, if you attend one of the following folklore events:

The National Folk Festival in Koprivshtitsa held every 5 years in August - and the Eurofolk Festival in Koprivshtitsa - held every year in August 

The Pirin sings folklore festival - held every 2 years in August in the Predel locality (15 km from Bansko)

The Rozhen Sings National Fair and Singing Contest - held every year in August the large Rozhen col near Pamporovo winter resort

The Ilinden - a big Rhodope festival of "cheverme" (Iamb roasted on a spit over an open fire) and the famous bagpipes. Held every year in early August near the village of Shiroka Luka

The National Mummers Festival - held every five years in January in the town of Pernik

The International Folk Festival in Bourgas - held every year in August

The International Folk Festival in Veliko Turnovo - held every year in July and August






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