The traditional Stara Zagora Wine and Cultural Heritage Festival “Augustiada” this year will hold its tenth anniversary edition from September 23 to 25 outdoors, on Antichna Street in the city center. Information about the event – on its website www.avgustiada.com. The program of the festival in 2022 in brief:
The parade will start at 18:00 on September 23 from “Tsar Simeon the Great” Blvd., the intersection with “Parchevich” St.
It will be led by the candidates for the Queen of Augustiad. The wineries participating in the festival and other exhibitors, chefs from the restaurants of Stara Zagora and graduates of the Professional High School for Public Catering “Raina Knyaginya”, a folklore group from the People’s Community Center “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Stara Zagora State Puppet Theater, the Municipal Brass Orchestra, etc. The procession will move along “Tsar Simeon the Great” Blvd., “Metodi Kusev” Blvd., “Lubor Bayer” St., until it flows into Antichna Street, after which the official opening of the festival will take place.
Official opening of “Augustiada” – September 23 at 6:30 p.m., on the stage of Ancient Street, after the end of the gorge.
Selection of the queen of the “Augustiada” – September 23 at 20:30 at the Stara Zagora State Opera. More information – on Facebook and Instagram, where you can vote for the audience’s choice. Invite friends and partners, it will be a great show! Entrance is free.
The exhibition of wine and culinary products will be held outdoors on Antique Street. There will be an exhibition of working crafts.
It will be open to visitors:
On September 23 from 18:00 to 23:00, on the Night of the Arts. The selection of the Augustiad Queen will be broadcast live on a large screen on the stage of the exhibition, as well as on the Internet.
On September 24 from 12:00 to 22:00 – exhibition of wine and culinary products, second day.
Gala evening “Augustiada 2022” – from 8:00 p.m. in a special tent on the terrace of the “Zachariy Knyazheski” Regional Library, above Antichna Street, special menu, music program, wines from “Augustiada” and the Balkan Wine Competition, envelope 60 BGN.
From 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., music lovers can enjoy the performances “Country Honor” and “Lady Jane” in the Stara Zagora State Opera Hall. Preferential ticket price – BGN 15.
On September 25 from 12:00 to 17:00 – exhibition of wine and culinary products, third day.
From 12:00 to 13:00 – Master class – Award-winning wines of the Balkan Wine Festival 2022 – on the open stage of Ancient Street. Envelope BGN 30
At 16:30, the awarded wines of “Augustiada 2022” will be announced.
During the exhibition, it will be possible to taste more than 250 wines, try different culinary specialties. Current crafts, attractions from the Regional History Museum will be presented. There will be a varied musical program on stage during the three days.
Entrance is with tickets of BGN 10 for one day and BGN 15 for the three days, which will be sold at the entrance to the exhibition. Tickets can be purchased in advance, recommended for group visits.
For complex visitors to the Augustiada 2022 events, a VIP envelope worth BGN 100 has been prepared, including: a pass for the three days of the exhibition, participation in the master class, attendance at the Gala evening and all events of the festival.
All envelopes must be pre-purchased by September 20th.