Digital Catalogue of Festivals


National fair for Authentic Folklore TOPOLI SINGS AND LAUGHS

Activity Active
Founded 2006
Location Varna
First edition in Varna 2006
Last edition in Varna 2019
Frequency of occurrence biennale
Month August
Usual duration 1-4 days
Type heritage
Regulations Competition
Audience for all
Content traditional
Range national
Organizer a community center
Type of participants amateurs
Places in the open
Access free of charge
Official website

The initiator of the Festival is Community center “Saints Cyril and Methodius – 1927”. The basic aim of the organizers is the preservation and popularization of our folklore wealth of the songs and humor of our popular customs. After the first two editions in 2006 and 2007 it has been held as a biennale – once in two years.


The participants compete in the singing, dance arts, oral and instrumental folklore. There is a competition for the bonniest maid, the bonniest bride and for an authentic male costume.


The events are on the Summer Stage in the village of Topoli.

Editions in Varna 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019

2006 – August


2009 - 1 август

2011-27 август

2013-24-25 август

2015 - 26-27 август

2017 - 26-27 август