First festival of the wild flowers in Smolyan
Smolyan municipality will host the first of its kind “Festival of the wild flowers.” The official opening of the festival will be held on June 21st 2013 in Smolyan. The end of the festival is on June 30th 2013. The program of the festival will present various tourism options and attractions in the beautiful mountainous region. Botanic and bike routes through the colourful meadows of the Rhodope mountain, lectures for the healing properties of the local herbs, a well as ateliers for traditional and art crafts will be also a part of the event, inspired by the nature and flowers. Children will be also surprised with interesting entertainment program. During the course of the festival the traditional “Festival of the national craftsmanship and crafts” will be held in Mogilitsa village. There the unique custom “Adrelez”, a dance of the water and flowers, will be performed and the exciting experience is guaranteed.
The residents of Gorna Arda village will present the customs “Enyovden”. The culmination of the festival will be the folklore singing competition Izvoren glas in Smolyan. The festival of wild flowers is a part of the project “Rhodopes – the garden of Orpheus” which aims to preserve the unique flora in the region and promote the beautiful nature as an important tourist resource. The festival is a part of the network of festivals for wild flowers that also take place in Slovenia, Croatia, Romania and UK under the auspices of PlantLife International. The program of the festival includes botanical tours, lectures and lessons that present the use of local herbs, as well as the traditional arts and crafts, the diversity of the folklore in Smolyan region. If you love the nature, don’t miss the 3-day bike tour in the flowers of Smolyan. Want to experience a different journey – book your hotel Smolyan now!
Want to experience a different journey – book your hotel Smolyan now!
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