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Rose festival

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Corridor: Eastern Trans-Balkan Road
Country: Bulgaria, Kazanlak
Rose festival

At the beginning of June is held the traditional Rose festival in Kazanlak. A special programme is prepared annually, full of various events with international participation and of world significance.
One of them is the International folklore dancing festival, a tradition already, as well as the International group exhibition of contemporary visual arts, held with the assistance and in co-operation with the World centre for culture in Japan.
Among the prestigious events in the festivities programme is the national photo plain-air “In the Valley of roses” , the sculpture and painting plain-air, the round table related to the problems of rose production and the national sport-tourist triathlon The prickles of rose – extreme BG”.
One of the main events is the nomination of the Rose queen and its crowning on the town square “Seutopolis”.