Spring festivals in Bulgaria revolve around Bulgarian tradition and religion. Orthodox celebrations are integral to the Easter holiday.
In Bulgaria, the first day of March marks the Baba Marta Festival. The giving of red and white tassles is the signiture tradition for this celebration of the return of spring.
Held at the fair grounds in Plovdiv, the Wine Festival in March incorporates various aspects of grape growing and wine production, including wine tastings and competitions.
Easter in Bulgaria is celebrated according to Orthodox traditions. Decorated eggs, lighted candles, and special Easter foods contribute to the Easter-time festivities.
Spring Film Festival in Sofia - MayWhat makes this film festival unique is that each film featured is produced jointly by production companies in Bulgaria and production companies from other countries. Both short films and feature length films are shown during this film festival, which takes place in Bulgaria's capital city, Sofia.