• Between May and October, Varna hosts the renowned Varna Summer International Festival . Established in 1926, the festival features outstanding events, including opera, the biennial International Ballet Competition (held in even-numbered years) and choral, jazz and folk music.
  • Rose Festival Kazanluk: famous annual festival celebrating the town and region’s prominence as a producer of rose oil and other rose-related products.
  • International Folklore Festival Plovdiv: folklore groups perform on the pedestrian mall for free in the afternoon; evening shows performed in amphitheatre.