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Attention, please, only people who love extreme adventures should continue reading this. Bulgaria’s town of Stara Zagora hosts an enduro competition named Six Days Crazy Job between 1st and 6th of August 2010.
Over 100 hotels in historic town Veliko Tarnovo and the picturesque Arbanassi were fully booked during the festival “A Scene of the Centuries” which started on 30th of July 2010 at the Tsarevets fortress.
Relics of St.John the Baptist will be given to the Sliven bishop who will decide where they will be exhibited for worshippers. Most probably the relics will remain in the Sozopol temple ‘St.George’.Such a specimen is found at Bulgaria’s Black Sea for the first time.
2010-08-02 , Anita Valentinova, source:Horemag
The residents of the village Polska Skakavitsa, Kyustendil region are working on a project to develop the idea of creating an eco-trail connecting the Polska-Skakavitsa wondrous waterfall with the cave where it is supposed that the hermit Ivan Rilski spent years in solitude.
Although sufficient funds have not been provided this year, explorations in the Archaeological Reserve Abritus tend to continue.
Bulgaria’s Pirin Golf & Country Club hosted an amateur golf tournament name Devin Golf Open. The event was held on July 31st 2010.
Summer season in Bulgaria’s spa resort Sandanski is not as successful as the last year’s one. However, still many holidaymakers show great interest in spa and wellness opportunities this summer.
The National Sea week, organized by Pomorie municipality, will take place from 1st until 8th of August 2010.
Bulgarian archaeologists discovered the relics St. John the Baptist during excavations at St. Ivan island near Bulgaria’s seaside resort of Sozopol.
Three Japanese TVs will visit Smolyan in order to get acquainted with Rhodopes yoghurt and the secret of Rhodopes centenarians.
Nearly 1000 tourists from Greece will visit Bulgaria’s town of Tsarevo to commemorate the day of St. Elias on July 31st, burgasnews.com reported.
According to the recent survey, Bulgaria’s Black Sea Coast appears as a top beach destination this summer, followed by North Tunisia, Antalya in Turkey, and Sharm el Sheikh in Egypt.
1600 performers from 13 municipalities are expected to sing at 12th Folklore festival ‘Pirin Sings 2010’.
The museum ‘Old Nessebur’ will present its valuable exhibits in the archaeological exhibition in Sozopol.
Sara Tavares again in Bulgaria! The favourite performer of Bulgarian audience Sara Tavares again will warm our hearts this autumn. The concert will take place on 17th of November, 7:30pm in Bulgaria Hall, Sofia city, Bulgaria.
Fine beaches, various SPA treatments and dental services in Bulgaria are the most attractive products for retired UK and German residents. It has become clear that Bulgarian medical services are 30% cheaper than European ones.
Bulgarian Plovdiv city is the oldest European settlement, inhabited by people. Plovdiv was founded 4000 years B.C. and ancient Thracian tribes were the first inhabitants of today’s modern city.
A recent research has proven that all experiences that tourists feel during their holidays are related to the three major elements of happiness. According to a doctor from Victoria University in Australia, it will not be surprising that soon doctors will start prescribing holidays as an alternative way of remedy and timely prevention from diseases. Depressions are not likely to occur if one regularly goes on a holiday.
‘Tourism will be the most important economy development element in 2010.’’, said the chairman of the European Academy for rural tourism. It is expected that Bulgaria’s historic city of Veliko Turnovo will be promoted with Italian Emiliya Romanya and this will boost the attractiveness of both regions.
2010-07-26 , Anita Valentinova, source:eventim.bg
Mas Que Nada Festival, Fiesta Latina will be held on 6th of August 2010 in Varna city.
Varna, the beautiful seaside capital of Bulgaria, will host a unique festival in the end of August and thus will prove once again the no other seaside city can compare with it in regards to cultural events and summer concerts.
A group of students and teachers from a Norwegian university worked on the development of tourism in the village Momchilovtsi in Rhodopes Mountain. After they have finished their researches, they proposed new specialized tourist products .
The residence is located on the Kozi Gramadi mount in the Sredna Gora mountain, close to the resort town of Hissar in central Bulgaria, at about 1 200 m above sea level. The archaeological site ‘Kozi Gramadi’’ is called Bulgarian Machu Picchu because of the similarities in the organization of the two ancient cities.
The first edition of the Medical tourism Fair will be held in Varna, the seaside capital of Bulgaria, from 8th of October till 9th of October 2010.
The South African Ambassador in Bulgaria, Sheila Camerer, has announced that there is a possibility for the medieval fortress in Vidin to be included in the protected sites by UNESCO.
Free city tours will be organized for Sofia’s visitors. The free service will be provided for the first time and it will be available every Wednesday and Saturday from 9:30am-11:30am.
Trigrad is once again the official host of the “Orpheus mysteries” Festival. Residents and guests of Rhodopes mountain will be enchanted with the magical rites which used to be done at these lands. Traditionally the mysteries take place during the last weekend of July, however, the unpleasant weather is likely to change the weather. The event will be opened with a traditional singing custom from Trigrad and celebrations in the centre of the village on 24th of July, Saturday.
About 120 airplanes arrive and leave Burgas airport in a 24-hour period and this is the reason why July is considered to be the busiest period for Burgas Airport.
Hotels in major summer resorts are fully occupied in the middle of July, reported the chairman of Bulgarian Tourist Chamber Tzvetan Tonchev.
The historic hill Tsarevets in Veliko Turnovo will host the unique open summer opera festival ‘Stage of the centuries’ for the third year in a row. The event will be held from 30th of July until 8th of August 2010.
Preparation of a a unique festival began in the architectural reserve Zheravna, which usually takes place in the village, said the mayor of Zheravna Luchezar Germanov.
2010-07-21 , Anita Valentinova, source: HoReMag
With the Black Sea Tango Marathon - Kaliakria 2010, Bulgaria time will become a part of World Tango Stage for the first time. The official host of the event is Sea & Golf View Resort Kaliakria. Open terraces, overlooking the sea, and the beach of the resort will become the scene of unforgettable emotions and experiences in elegant, sensual and playful sound of the tango.
Tomatito’s concert will be held on November 27th 2010 in Hall 1, National Palace of Culture, Sofia at 8pm.
The renowned musician Axel Zwingenberger, famous as boogie-woogie piano player № 1 in the world, is among the most anticipated stars at 13th edition of International Jazz Festival in Bansko, which will be held from 8th until 13th August 2010.
Kyustendil Municipality and the Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation organize " Carnival of Butterflies - flying flowers over the Polsko-Skakavitsa waterfall”’. The event will be held in the courtyard of the new school in the village of Polska Skakavitsa, Bulgaria on 24th and 25th July.
Vidin municipality might be included in the project for the development of wellness tourism in Bulgaria, announced Darik Radio.
Bulgaria’s house DJ Yassen Petrov and Italian Federico Grazzini guarantee that you will have a great party in Bedroom Beach, Sunny Beach on 24th of July 2010.
Energy-saving eco house from Plovdiv’s village Tsaratsovo applies to be included in Guinness World record in the sphere of housing construction. This was announced by the owner of the house, citied by BTA.
Chinese ambassador in Bulgaria Zhang Wanxue visited Bulgaria’s seaside city of Burgas and the coastal town of Nessebar.
2010-07-20 , Anita Valentinova, source:bgizlet.com
A major International children football tournament "EVIMA KIDS OPEN Albena 2010" will be held in Albena beach resort, said Boyan Atanasov – Sport Manager.
Gold earrings and gold rings are the latest discoveries from the excavations near St. St. Peter and Pavel church at the foot of Tsarevets, announced renowned archaeologists Nikolay Ovcharov and Hitko Vachev.
Tuesday, 20th of July 2010, turns to be a peak day for Bulgaria’s Burgas Airport. 141
"The torch of harmony” will be given to the Mayor of Nessebar Nikolay Dimitrov tomorrow at 1pm.
2010-07-18 , Anita Valentinova, horemag.bg
The top-class world hotel brand Hilton will be represented for the first on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast with the opening of the “Doubletree by Hilton Varna” hotel in the Golden Sands resort.
2010-07-16 , Sofia news Agency