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 !
On 3rd March 1878 Bulgaria was liberated after centuries of Ottoman Rule. It is a public holiday and many people will visit the monuments celebrating this important date. May Bulgaria continue to be proud and free. Cheers to all our friends and customers today – we wish you a happy holiday !
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