Sep 28, 2019   Macedonia Square, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria

In the period 28 – 29 September 2019, the autumn edition of the Balkan Games Festival will be held in Blagoevgrad, focusing on children's creativity in the Balkans.

The festival aims to promote the achievements of young Europeans by giving them opportunities to perform on the big stage and meet with the general public, in order to encourage their pursuit of personal and creative development and intellectual growth, as well as to exchange ideas.

Date: 28-29 September 2019
Location: Bulgaria, 2700 Blagoevgrad, Macedonia Square

The event is organized by the Municipality of Blagoevgrad under the project "BORDERLESS CULTURE" in cooperation with the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works - National Authority of the Cooperation Program INTERREG V-A "Greece-Bulgaria 2014-2020" and in the framework of the European Cooperation Day 2019 celebration.

The festival days will be an arena for sharing the ethno-cultural, musical and dance diversity of Bulgaria and Greece. Residents and guests of the city will have the opportunity to enjoy a rich program full of music, songs and dances in different genres, demonstrations of art studios with the possibility of handmade souvenirs, fun activities for making friendships, folklore performances, art installations and plein airs, participants' street shows, presenting tourism opportunities through virtual reality, and more!

The program includes:
- Live Music Program - presentation of dance and singing vocal and instrumental individual and group performances: Folk Dance Clubs, Children brass-band orchestra, Folk singing club, Ballet club, Modern Dance Style Club, Piano, Guitar, Violin, etc.
- Art Studios for Small and Big Balkans - participation of clubs in applied decorative arts; art; stained glass; fashion and design; ceramics - demonstrations and self-made by festival participants.
- Art installation - What we have achieved over the years!
- Friendship panel
- Interactive workshop on wheels
- Street Parade
- Charity bazaar
- Cross-border cooperation workshop for heads of children's clubs

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