Digital Catalogue of Festivals


Holiday of Songs and Dances

Activity Cancelled
Founded 1961
Location Varna
First edition in Varna 1961
Last edition in Varna 1983
Frequency of occurrence every year
Month July-August
Usual duration 21-30 days
Type dance
Regulations representative
Audience for all
Content traditional
Range national
Organizer a public institution
Type of participants amateurs
Places in the open
Access free of charge

It was held every year as part of the cultural events united under the common name “Varna Summer”. It was organized by the City Council for Culture – Varna. The aim of the organizers was to popularize during the summer months the amateur art and folklore wealth. Amateur ensembles participated from all over the country. It was held at the Summer Theater – Varna, the summer theater in the Red Square, open-air stages in Varna and the touristic complexes. It cancelled its editions in the mid-80s.

Editions in Varna 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983