Digital Catalogue of Festivals


International Literary Festival VARNA LIT

Activity Active
Founded 2017
Location Varna
First edition in Varna 2017
Last edition in Varna 2019
Frequency of occurrence every year
Month May – June
Usual duration 1-4 days
Type books
Regulations Competition
Audience for all
Content traditional
Range international
Organizer a non-profit organization
Type of participants professionals
Places prevailingly indoors
Access free of charge
Official website

The organizer of the Festival is the eponymous partnership. Its founders are: Zachary Karabashliev, Teodora Dimova, Svilen Spasov, Daniela Tsocheva and Iskra Urumova. The events address basically the children and adolescent audiences and children’s reading. The program presents contemporary foreign and Bulgarian authors with contribution to the popularization of reading and literature among children and teenagers, as well as contributing to the entire cultural significance.


The events are in schools, libraries, galleries, museums and different alternative spaces and include discussions, workshops, En plein air, and concerts. The Literary Award “Dimitar Dimov” and the Literary Competition “Big and Small Family Stories” are held within the framework of the Festival. 

Editions in Varna 2017, 2018, 2019

2017 - 31 May - 3 June

2019 - 29 May - 1 June