Digital Catalogue of Festivals


International Poetry Festival SLAVIC HUG

Activity Active
Founded 2007
Location Varna
First edition in Varna 2007
Last edition in Varna 2020
Frequency of occurrence every year
Month May
Usual duration 5-10 days
Type books
Regulations representative
Audience specialized
Content traditional
Range international
Organizer a non-profit organization
Type of participants professionals
Places in halls
Access free of charge

The Festival is organized by the Foundation “Slavic Literary and Artistic Academy”, which has branches in the states, inhabited by Slavic communities. The basic aim of the Forum is the bringing together of the cultures, exchange of cultural values on the basis of the common proto-language and the cultural heritage of the Slavs. In Varna the international awards given are “Flying Feather” and “Atlas of the Slavs”.


Apart from Varna, similar festivals are organized in Warsaw, Moscow, Riga, Belgrade and others. They include round tables and concert programs, author’s recitals and chamber theater productions, exhibitions of translated and released books, interchange among leading art-publishers in the Slavic world.


The events are in the Varna Municipality – the Plenary Hall, the City Art Gallery “Boris Georgiev” and other galleries in Varna.

Editions in Varna 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020