On September 1 and 2 in near the village of Yagoda, there will be a folklore-touristic gathering. The festival will traditionally include many Bulgarian folk songs and dances. The feast will start at 1 pm with performances of Pamporovo Orchestra.
The audience will be able to enjoy the performances of “Devin” bagpipe ensemble, “Borika” Ensemble from the village of Stoykite, “Horo” club, Rhodopi “Grasshoppers” and “Nanosalky” and amateur groups and performers from the region. At 07.15 pm an anthem of the Rhodope Mountains will be performed by Emil Cholakov and Nadezhda Bashova.
At 07.30 pm the celebration will be officially opened by the mayor of Yagoda village Mitko Sakalev. At 8 pm all attendees can join the traditional horo (typical Bulgarian folk dance). Its steps will dictate the Pamporovo orchestra. At 10 pm, the guests will be able to enjoy a festive firework, and the discotheque under the stars begins at midnight.
On September 2nd, the fun will continue at 10 am with the performances of the Karlaka Band orchestra. At 1 pm amateur compositions and performers can be shown. And at 3 pm will start the performances of Karlaka Band. If you have time while you are at the festival, you can also take a look at one of the most beautiful caves in Bulgaria – Yagodina Cave. Or look at the Rhodope Mountains from the eagle’s eye.