National Folklore Fest "Rozhen"
A whopping 400 bagpipers will launch this year’s National Folk art and livestock Fest “Rozhen”, on 17thof July.
The performers will be divided into formations, representing four beams that slowly converge towards the main stage. Bulgarian tricolor flag with a staggering area of 24.000m2 will be the décor behind it. For the time being, among the performers that have confirmed their participation at the festival are: The Cosmic Voices of Bulgaria Choir, which will perform the anthem of the Rhodope Mountains "Bela sam Bela yunache" , Valya Balkanska and two kids, who will together perform a piece of "Izlel e Delio Hajdutin. "
This year’s agenda includes: authentic folklore and ethnic culture competition "Rozhen"; traditional craft demonstrations; official opening of an ethnographic museum exhibition, animal exhibits, showcases of farm dairy and meat products, organic food and drinks fairs; fights, culinary shows and barbecues, horse riding shows, folk festivities and fire walking. The Ecotourism, eco energy, eco food, beverages and eco-friendly materials forum is part of the preliminary programme as well.