A country’s festivals and events are closely tied to its past and present culture. Participating in these as a tourist is a great way to get a better understanding of the culture and mingle with the locals while you’re at it. Bulgaria has long and fascinating line up of festivals that take place throughout the year. If you’re keen to incorporate a Bulgaria festival into your travel itinerary, keep reading to find out more.
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Bulgaria is known for growing some of the world’s most beautiful and fragrant roses; in fact, the country contributes over seventy per cent of global rose production every year. This festival takes place in the infamous Valley of Roses and incorporates many fun events such as rose picking, rose competitions and a stunning display of fireworks.
Fire dancing is one of Bulgaria’s long-standing traditions and this Bulgaria festival is all about celebrating the unique art form. It takes place in June, and visitors can watch dare-devil performers indulge in stunts and dances on burning coal – truly a sight to remember!
One of the biggest events in Bulgaria, Humour Carnival is a great representation of the positivity and warmth of Bulgaria. Featuring street plays, fancy dress and quirky Bulgarian traditions, and a parade that is truly the spotlight, this festival is all about making merry and having a good time.