Discover Beautiful Bulgaria, Sunday, September 10th
When: from 10:00am to 18:00pm
Where: Horticulture Building, Lansdowne Park
„Discover Beautiful Bulgaria“, Lansdоwne Park, част от празненствата по случай 150 годишнината на Канада
Скъпи сънародници и приятели,
На 10 септември тази година ще представим България в рамките на инициативата Ottawa Welcomes the World, част от празнуването на 150-годишнината на Канада в столицата. Събитието е плод на сътрудничество между дружеството в Отава, посолството на България и българските общности в Торонто и Монреал.
The Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria and the Bulgarian Communities in Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal are delighted to be part of Ottawa Welcomes the World 2017 world-class cultural events on the occasion of Canada’s 150 anniversary.
This day-long event will celebrate Bulgarian history, traditions, culture, cuisine, and economy. Our presenters and exhibitors will showcase art, history, tourism and business opportunities. You will get a chance to learn about new places, admire beautiful folk costumes, and learn folk dances. There will be guest appearances by the most established Bulgarian Folklore Ensembles in Canada, a solo violin performance, live Bulgarian music, and a rock concert. You will also have the opportunity to taste some delicious Bulgarian food and wine. Whether you already know a little about Bulgaria or you have never heard of it, we invite you to come and explore our beautiful and diverse country.
Join us for a memorable cultural experience:
- Enjoy the performance of the renowned solo violinist Ralitsa Tcholakova.
- Indulge in the superb live performances of the folk ensembles Dimitrovche, Rodina, Balgari, Trakiya and Club „HopTrop”.
- Rock at the concert of Rock group “Friday”.
- Admire the beauty of national folk costumes and traditional Bulgarian embroidery.
- Buy original Bulgarian products, made with the world renowned Bulgarian rose oil and other souvenirs.
- Taste and buy Bulgarian sweets and food products available in Canada.
- Sample and buy Bulgarian wine.
- Enjoy tourism and culture presentations.
- Learn about business opportunities in Bulgaria.
- Watch a movie about Bulgaria.
- Bring your children to the kids’ corner to try out different activities: colouring station, learn how to write you name in Bulgarian and more!
- Photo Booth
10:00-10:30 Movie Event opens. Movie about Bulgaria – history, culture, tourism
10:30-10:45 Tourism Talk Travel and Tourism in Bulgaria – presentation
10:45-11:00 Music Bulgarian music (as background)
11:00-11:30 Folk dance Bulgarian folk dances – medley of groups
11:30-11:45 Talk on the Bulgarian language Bulgarian alphabet – presentation
11:45-12:00 National dress fashion show Folk costumes show
12:00-12:15 Folk dance Bulgarian folk dances – Ensemble “Dimitrovche”, Toronto
12:15-12:30 Movie Movie about Bulgaria – history, culture, tourism
12:30-13:00 Live Bulgarian performance Live Bulgarian songs – Kaloyan Kalchev (Kiko)
13:00-13:15 Folk dance Bulgarian folk dances – Ensemble “Rodina”, Ottawa
13:15-13:30 Dance workshop Folk dances workshop
13:30-13:45 Business Forum Doing Business in Bulgaria – presentation
13:45:14:00 Folk Dances Bulgarian folk dances – Ensembles “Balgari” and “Trakiya”, Montreal
14:00-14:15 Formal ceremony Official opening – Mayor of Ottawa Jim Watson and Ambassador of Bulgaria Nikolay Milkov
14:15-14:30 Live musical performance Ralitsa Tcholakova – violin
14:30-14:45 Tourism Talk Travel and Tourism in Bulgaria-presentation
14:45-15:00 Business forum Doing Business in Bulgaria – presentation
15:00-15:15 Folk Dances Bulgarian folk dances – Club “HopTrop”, Ottawa
15:15-15:30 Dance workshop Folk dances workshop
15:30-15:45 Talk on the Bulgarian language Bulgarian alphabet – presentation
15:45-16:00 Folk Dances Bulgarian folk dances – Ensembles “Balgari” and “Trakyia”, Montreal
16:00-16:45 Music Bulgarian music
16:45-17:30 Live band Bulgarian rock songs concert – Rock Band “Friday”
Additional activities inside the building
10:00-18:30 Souvenir Sales, Travel &Tourism info/Kids corner/Sweets/, Bulgarian embroidery exhibition/Photo booth
11:00-17:00 Bulgarian food is offered on the patio
12:00-18:00 Bulgarian wine tasting and sales
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