VIDEO: Experiencing the International Folklore Festival in Plovdiv, Bulgaria

David’s Been Here is in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, displaying the 19th annual International Folklore Festival. Bringing together history and culture from nations all around the globe, this colorful, eclectic festival is an experience unlike any other.

Filled with parades and performances of song and dance, it’s one of many reasons Plovdiv is considered to be a cultural capital of Europe. Always ending in the ancient Roman Theatre, the festival is entertaining, educational, and entirely unique- a must see if you’re touring Plovdiv or Bulgaria during festival season.

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  1. Travel to Bulgaria on Points and Miles

    […] 6,000 years’ worth of human-inhabited history make Plovdiv a veritable living museum. Start in the city center to stroll the main street, Knyaz Alexander I. Check out the ancient stadium and the nearby Roman Forum. Meander the cobblestone streets of the Old Town to admire the Museum-Houses before heading up to Nebet Hill for panoramic views. Save the best for last: the Roman Theatre. Still in use today, it plays host to a variety of performances throughout the year, including the annual International Folklore Festival. […]


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