Program

PROGRAM
XXIII INTERNATIONAL FOLKLORE FESTIVAL “VITOSHA” 2019
JULY 15. – JULY 20. 2019

15.07.2019г. (Monday)

until 16.00 – Arrival of the groups

19.30 – Welcome and Art evening for all groups participant “Together in the love of dance”

– Open air Stage “Vitosha”  (Vitosha Culture House)

– Each group should perform 5 minutes

16.07.2019г. (Tuesday)

10.00am. – Official meeting of the groups with the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Bulgaria – Mr. Boil Banov

12.00pm. – Official meeting of the groups with the Mayor of Sofia and Patron of the XXIII International Folklore Festival “VITOSHA” – Mrs. Yordanka Fandakova

18.00 – Street parade at “Vitosha” street

(from “Saint Nedelya” square to the National Palace of Culture)

19.30 – Performance for all groups up to 10 minutes

(summer cinema National Palace of Culture)

17.07.2019г. (Wednesday)

19.30 Official opening of the XXIII International Folklore Festival “VITOSHA”

– stage NPC (open air stage National Palace of Culture)

20.00. Competitive evening for the foreign groups – performance duration 5 minutes

– stage NPC. (open air stage National Palace of Culture /NPC/)

18.07.2019 (Thursday)

19.30. Competitive evening– performance duration 10 minutes

– stage NPC. (open air stage National Palace of Culture /NPC/)

19.30. Festival evening – performance duration 30 minutes

⁃  Open air Stage Vitosha  (Vitosha Culture House).

– the groups that will participate will be determined by the organizers

19.07.2019г. (Friday)

10.00am Planting of festival tree

– International Park of Children from the World

11.00am A general photo in front of the Festival bell

– International Park of Children from the World.

12.00pm. Picnic.

– International Park of Children from the World

19.30  Festival evening

          – stage NPC. (open air stage National Palace of Culture /NPC/)

– the groups that will participate will be determined by the organizers

19.30. Festival evening

          ⁃  Open air Stage Vitosha  (Vitosha Culture House).

– the groups that will participate will be determined by the organizers

22.00  International Folklore Festival “VITOSHA” guest of Oroteka “Sedyanka”

– stage “Sedyanka” /Paradise center/

– the groups that will participate will be determined by the organizers

20.07.2019г. (Saturday)

11.30am. International Folklore Festival “VITOSHA” guest of Mega Mall Sofia

– stage Mega Mall (Lyulin 7)

– the groups that will participate will be determined by the organizers

18.00  Competition for selecting “Moma Vita i Momak Lyulin”

–  stage NPC. (open air stage National Palace of Culture /NPC/)

19.30ч. Awarding ceremony – announcement of the Prize winners and Closing ceremony of the festival

20.00ч Spectacle ”Together in the love of dance”

–  stage NPC. (open air stage National Palace of Culture /NPC/)

Note:

Organizers keep right to change the program if needed, due to weather conditions, or other technical items that may appear