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  • Shipka Memorial Church

    Shipka Memorial Church

    Shipka Memorial church is well-worth a visit. It is surprisingly beautiful and has opulent golden domes which glint in the sunshine. The Church was built at the beginning of the 20th Century. It was built to commemorate Russian troops that died for the liberation of Bulgaria in the Russo-Turkish War, 1877-78. The church’s bell tower is […]

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  • Etar Ethnographic Museum

    Etar Ethnographic Museum

    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 […]

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  • Palm Sunday Is The Day of Trees and Flowers in Bulgaria

    Palm Sunday Is The Day of Trees and Flowers in Bulgaria

    Tsvetnitsa-Vrubnitsa (Palm Sunday) is one of the most-celebrated Bulgarian holidays. It is rich in variety of customs, songs and dance. The holiday is 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 pieces […]

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  • Happy Women’s Day !

    Happy Women’s Day !

    We wish all the ladies a Happy Women’s Day. Over the years it has varied in importance and now it is seen as a great opportunity for children to thank their mothers and for husbands to thank their wives. Join with us in celebrating women and their achievements throughout the world. Camping Veliko Tarnovo wishes […]

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  • Grandmother March Day!

    Grandmother March Day!

    It’s Grandmother March Day in Bulgaria. March 1st is the Baba Marta holiday in Bulgaria. For the next few days, everyone we meet in Bulgaria will give and receive 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. So […]

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  • St Lazarovden

    St Lazarovden

    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 […]

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  • Happy March 1st – Chestita Baba Marta

    Happy March 1st – Chestita Baba Marta

    On 1st March in Bulgaria we say “Happy 1st March” or Chestita Baba Marta – Честита Баба Марта! Also people make and give Martenitsas to their friends and loved-ones. Martenitsas are red and white strings woven together in lovely patterns and designs. The red colour is for new life and re-birth and the white colour […]

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  • Folklore Pictures

    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 ! See here for folklore evening […]

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  • Folklore Evening

    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 […]

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