Etar Ethnographic Museum is great fun and educational too! Here you can find out about traditional Bulgarian arts and crafts and investigate the water driven equipment powered by the river which winds its way through the beautiful grounds of the museum. There is a full programme of events throughout the year, including opportunities to learn… Continue reading Etar Ethnographic Museum
Wishing you all a Happy Easter weekend !
Tsvetnitsa-Vrubnitsa (Palm Sunday) is one of the most-celebrated Bulgarian holidays, rich in a variety of customs, songs and dance. The holiday is held annually on the last Sunday before Easter. Early in the morning on Tsvetnitsa young girls go to the nearest river. After they find a place where the water is calm they put… Continue reading Palm Sunday Is The Day of Trees and Flowers in Bulgaria
We wish all the ladies in Bulgaria a Happy Women's Day. Over the years it has varied in importance and is now largely an opportunity for children to thank their mothers and for husbands to thank their wives. Camping Veliko Tarnovo wishes all our women customers and staff a wonderful International Women's Day. Wishing you… Continue reading Happy Women’s Day !
March 1st is the Baba Marta holiday in Bulgaria. For the next few days, everyone we meet in Bulgaria will be giving and receiving red and white trinkets, called Martenitsi. They are often in the form of bracelets or a pair of dolls, which you attach to your clothes. Martenitsi are worn until you see… Continue reading It’s Grandmother March Day in Bulgaria !
A lovely traditional event at the campsite today ! The young girls from the village celebrate St Lazarovden. Wearing traditional costume of their local area the group visit their neighbours and dance and sing folklore songs of love, happiness, health and prosperity. In times past the group would receive in return small gifts, eggs and… Continue reading St Lazarovden
On 1st of March in Bulgaria people make and give their relatives and friends Martenitsas. Martenitsas are made of red and white strings. The red colour is for new life and re-birth and the white colour is for hope and new beginnings. People wear the Martenitsas until they see their first stork at which time… Continue reading Happy March 1st – Chestita Baba Marta
A few photographs from last night's Folklore event. We have passed on your thanks to the Singing Group for an excellent repertoire of traditional singing and dancing. On behalf of the Singing Group our thanks to everyone that attended and gave the Group such a huge round of applause !
Dragizhevo Village Folklore Group will be performing at the campsite on 21st May, Thursday evening at 7.00 pm. Our local group will sing a collection of famous Bulgarian traditional songs. They will also be dancing the "Xoro", which is a style of dance unique to Bulgaria and will also be available to teach anyone who… Continue reading Folklore Evening
The Sixth Municipal Celebration of Arts and Song Lyaskovets Municipality invite you to The Sixth Municipal Celebration of Arts and Song. The celebration will be held at Dragizhevo Village Hall on 17th May 2015, 10.00 am There will be a range of performances from amateur dramatics, singing choirs and chilrdens plays all performed by local… Continue reading Celebration Of Arts & Song