The national festival in Borovets starts from 06 July 2019 to 07 July 2019
The national festival “The Magic of Rila mountain” is one of the biggest summer events in Borovets and the region of Samokov. This year “The magic of Rila mountain” will be on 6th and 7th of July and will gather together many people who admire and protect the Bulgarian culture and traditions.
As every year, during “The magic of Rila mountain” dancers and traditional musicians will perform, artisans and herbalists will share their experience, Bulgarian painters and sculptors will show their masterpieces. During the festival many unprofessional dancers will take part in the dance competition for traditional Bulgarian dances on the stage.
05 June 2019 (Friday)
02:00 PM - Farmers' market and craftsman exhibition
08:00 PM - Inauguration and concert with the Bulgarian folklore singer Poly Paskova
06 July 2019 (Saturday)
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM - Competition sign up
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM- Competition - part one
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM - Festive lunch. The cook Angel Angelov will prepare bean by special recipe from Samokov. Competition "Magical round loaf"
02:00 PM - 05:00 PM - Competition - part two
05:15 PM - 05:45 PM - Workshop with Miroslav Dimitrov, choreograph of ensemble "Pirin"
05:50 PM - 06:00 PM - Drum show
06:05 PM - 06:20 PM - Folklore ensemble "Samokov" with instructor Borislav Iskrev
06:25 PM - Withdrawal from the tombola
07:00 PM - Historical reenactment from club "Chakar voivode"
09:30 PM - 10:00 PM - Nestinari dance performance
07 July 2019 (Sunday)