It commemorates the unification of Eastern Rumelia and Bulgaria in 1885.
Bulgarian citizens considered the decisions of the Berlin Treaty to be unfair
and began a peaceful demonstration against them. On 9 September the
temporary Government was dismissed. Diplomatic efforts failed and
Bulgaria had to defend its interests on the battlefield in the SerboBulgarian War where the Bulgarians were victorious.
2.National Enlighteners Day
It’s an occasion to pay tribute to all those committed to culture and
education. It is traditionally a day to give awards to outstanding
teachers, actors, and artists of all sorts. Since the 1930s, it has been
a tradition in cities and towns throughout the country to hold
parades honoring students and teachers. In the capital city of
Sofia, the parade progresses beneath huge portraits of those leaders
who nourished Bulgaria’s cultural rebirth.
Saint Ivan Rilski
On 22.09.1908, “The Great Powerful
Countries” declared the Independent
Bulgarian Kingdom and Bulgaria became
a sovereign state. The Government sets
aside a special fund for the celebrations
both countrywide and abroad. A number
of activities have been organized to
commemorate the special date.
Musicians participate throughout the
celebrations. There are celebratory
liturgical masses held in the cathedrals
as well. There are also parades which
include military, civilian and even a
bicycle parade. A raising of the Bulgarian
flag follows all of these and then
wreaths and flowers will be laid on the
1.ROME INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
The festival takes place
at Auditorium Parco della Musica.
From November 8th to November
17th . There are film
projections, meetings with the
protagonists, and exhibitions . The
Maxxi Museum also hosts events
that enliven the entire city
of Rome and in particular the area
of Via Veneto considered the
iconic street of Italian cinema.
The Festival’s award
Auditorium Parco della Musica
The Maxxi Museum
2. Alba White Truffle Festival
The Festival is in the town of Alba. This is one of the biggest truffle
festivals in Italy. Events start with a night of concerts and gastronomic
stands and end with the truffle world auction and a white truffle walk
for tourists. There's even a donkey race.
A White Truffle
The Town of Alba
3.Barcolana Regatta in Trieste
The largest gathering of boats in the Mediterranean Sea. All types of boats
race. There's music, food, and wine, as well. The race consists of a foursided route with fixed beacons, one of them symbolically floating in the
waters of Slovenia. The total distance to cover is about 16 NM.
The Festival takes place in
Montalcino , Tuscany and
is a competition between
the four neighborhoods of
Montalcino. In this
tournament the ancient
archery skills of the
tested, and the winning
archers bring glory and
honour to their
1.Warsaw Autumn Festival
The largest international Polish festival of contemporary music. For many
years, it has been the only festival of its kind in Central and
Eastern Europe. It is an annual event, normally lasts for 8 days. The first
festival took place between 10–20 October 1956. The festival's leading aim
is to present new music from Poland and around the world.
2.Plus Camerimage Festival
The biggest festival dedicated to cinematography and its
creators cinematographers. Since 2010, the festival has taken place
in Bydgoszcz. The event brings together professional
cinematographers, students and other people associated with the film
industry. In 2007, the name was changed from Camerimage to Plus
The Festival’s Award
3.International Dance Theatres Festival
For 35 years The Polish Dance Theatre has remained faithful to its mission to
promote the art of dancing and disseminate ballet culture throughout the
country and abroad. Adding an educational perspective to its wide spectrum
of interests, the theatre started organizing the International Contemporary
Dance Workshops in 1994 and the International Dance Theatres Festival in
1.Sibiu Pottery Fair
This is Romania’s most
prestigious pottery fair.
Master potters gather at
the ASTRA Museum in Sibiu
early in September, where
they showcase their work
and perform public
exhibitions of their craft.
2.Concert in the Cave
An unlikely venue for a
Cave has hosts the Banat
Philharmonic, the State
Philharmonic and the
Royal Danish Symphonic
in past years. The natural
acoustics in the cave
create a truly magical
3.Harvest Day Festival
Many small villages across
Romania host festivals that
celebrate the onset of
harvest season. In many
cases, these celebrations
have historic roots dating
back two centuries or more.
One of the most well-known
festivals takes place in
Rameti, and features harvest
rituals and traditional dances.
1.Wine Festival of San Mateo
Whiling away the time at wine bars or simply through strolling along the
streets, dancing Giants and Big Heads, parades of carriages ornate with
various symbols of wine making and a number of other ceremonies typical
of Spanish fiestas. Most of all, this joyful harvest festival is a gastronomic
delight with rioja wines and regional cuisine.
2.Fiestas de Nuestra Senora de La Merce
"La Merced," the day of
parade and festival of
Barcelona's patron saint,
sounds like it should be a
relaxing evening. But in
reality, " La Merced"
demonstrates a recurring
theme in Spanish festivals
found in many and varied
forms: the struggle
between life and death.
3.Fiesta de la Exaltacion del Marisco
This festival of seafood takes place in O Grove, Galicia. Combining
traditional folkloric shows with seminars on seafood and the delightful
consuming of all varieties of sea life, including barnacles, octopus along
with mussels, cockles, flounder, clams and razors, to name a few.
An annual road marathon, held in Vilnius, Lithuania. In 2013, 10 000
runners ran the marathon. The start and finish line is near the Cathedral
Square in the very heart of Vilnius.
2.Vilnius Jazz Festival
The oldest annual jazz festival held in Vilnius. It provides a broad
perspective on contemporary trends in jazz from all over the world.
The festival crosses and expands the stylistic boundaries of jazz
and free improvised music by presenting joint projects with
musicians from academic, ethnic music, rock and industrial music
backgrounds. The festival usually offers a 3-4 day programme of
concerts, workshops and jam sessions featuring up to 10 different
3.Tai-aš Musical Festival
A song poetry musical festival (a genre somewhat peculiar to Lithuania). It
has no counterparts in Eastern Europe but with the importance of lyrics
over music in the genre the mostly Lithuanian songs may be hard to
undestand for foreigners.
1.International Istanbul Biennial
art exhibition, the Biennial aims
to create a meeting point in
Istanbul in the field of visual arts
between artists from diverse
cultures and the audience.
Considered as one of the most
prestigious biennials alongside
Venice, São Paulo and
Sydney, the International Istanbul
Biennial prefers an exhibition
model which enables a dialogue
between artists and the audience
through the work of artists
instead of a national
Kurban Bayram (the Festival of Sacrifice) is the most
important religious festival of the year. This is a four-day
festival when sacrificial sheep or other animals are
slaughtered and the meat distributed to the poor, in memory
of the ram sacrificed by Abraham in place of his son.
According to Islamic rules, every Muslim who is wealthy
enough must sacrifice a farm animal for God. The meat from
the animal is then shared – one third saved for the
household, one third shared between friends and neighbours
and the final third given to the poor.
Many people in Turkey celebrate Republic Day on October 29 by attending
performances and participating in traditional processions with flags and
musical bands. The Turkish Republic’s founder Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
proclaimed Republic Day as Turkey’s most important holiday.
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