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XXIV INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF MASQUERADE GAMES BULGARIA

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XXIII International Festival of Masquerade Games  “Surva” Pernik, 24-26 January 2015

DURATION: 23 – 26 January 2015;

PRICE : EUR 300 /person;

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: max 8;

SHORT DESCRIPTION

This photo walk is dedicated to The International Mummery Festival ‘Surva’’, the largest carnival event in Bulgaria and the Balkans.

The 24 th edition of the Festival will take place in Pernik (30 km far from Sofia, Bulgaria) in the end of January. The Municipality of Pernik has been holding the festival ever since 1966. In 1985 the festival gained international-event status. In June, 2009 Pernik was proclaimed as the European capital of Surva`s and Mumers. Around 5 000 people or about 95 groups from every folklore region of Bulgaria, as well as companies from Europe, Asia, and Africa take part in the contest.

For 2 days groups from Bulgaria and abroad perform their unique traditions, masks and costumes in the town square and the streets of Pernik. Visiting groups from Europe and the rest of the world will present a colorful multitude of customs, songs and dances.

The participants and the audience can interact freely along the parade routes and on the improvised stages arranged throughout the town. The festival is accompanied by series of events – plays, demonstrations, shows and bazaars.

THE LAND COST INCLUDES: 

Accommodation with breakfast based on two people sharing a room for 3 nights (23, 24 and 25 January 2014) in a very nice hotel in the foot of the mountain Vitosha in Sofia (http://hotelromantic-bg.com/about.en.html ); group transportation by air-conditioned minibus; Services of driver, English speaking photographic leader; extensive pre-departure information and services.

THE LAND COST DOES NOT INCLUDE: 

International airfare to and from Sofia ( we can give detailed information about the flights to/from Sofia, including low cost carriers); additional transfers or accommodations that might be required by those not traveling with the group (we will provide assistance); excess baggage charges; passport/visa expenses; personal medical or travel insurance; any expenses of a personal nature, such as room service, laundry,  medical expenses, lunches and dinners during the whole trip.

Note: The accommodation in Sofia for 22 January and for 26 January (the last day of the Festival) are NOT included. Upon request we can help with arranging accommodation for these two nights in Sofia.

Booking or more information: pavel.gospodinov@me.com

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BOOKING AND MORE INFO

E-mail: pavel.gospodinov@me.com / Tel: +359 888 420 160 / Skype: paffka123

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