October is the time for cultural tourism in Haskovo and Dimitrovgrad, Bulgaria

October is the time for cultural tourism in Haskovo and Dimitrovgrad, Bulgaria

Music for centuries fascinates by its charm. Few know that Bulgarian municipalities Haskovo, Dimitrovgrad and Stambolovo represent an opportunity for cultural tourism in October, when Autumn musical days are held. Thanks to the tourist product developed under the Operational Programme “Regional Development” 2007-2013 it is now possible tourists from all over the world to visit these festivals of the musical culture. Lovers of classical and modern music can combine visits to concerts with tours through which to experience the Thrace region in southeastern Europe, famous for its architectural monuments and wonderful wines. Therefore the holidays, fairs and festivals in Haskovo, Dimitrovgrad and Stambolovo are endless fountain of originality and beauty, a sense of admiration for the music and its style.

On the stages in these cities you can simultaneously enjoy the virtuoso performances of the world famous artists alongside major local talents who together will serve unforgettable emotions and experiences. So your stay here will be a meeting that leaves lasting memories with a wealth of history, dynamic present and a clear view to the future.

In the town of Haskovo it is a must to visit the International Violin Competition and Music Days “Prof. Nedyalka Simeonova” in October. They bear the name of the famous Bulgarian violinist, born more than 100 years. The virtuosic musician left lasting traces in the Bulgarian and world music. Within the annual music festival on the stage of the Haskovo Theatre “Ivan Dimov” parallel with concert performances of popular Bulgarian orchestras and their salts, a Competition for Young Violinists, established as a prestigious international event is organised.

Autumn Days of Music and Youth Jazz Festival are held annually in the town of Dimitrovgrad in October. The tradition has its roots from 1989 and fills this month with various events. Concerts, exhibitions and educational youth programs are among the highlights in the rich program of the Days.

Tourists can enjoy these cultural events thanks to the project “Development of regional tourist product: Haskovo - Dimitrovgrad - Stambolovo”, financed by the European Regional Development Fund and the state budget of the Republic of Bulgaria.