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San Francisco ANTIKA Bulgaria FEST 2019 May 10-13

An annual four-day celebration of Bulgarian Culture and Slavic Alphabet!

Day 1 (Fri) | Day 2 (Sat) | Day 3 (Sun) | Day 4 (Mon)

Your donation to the festival are much appreciated.
Special gratitude to our generous sponsors!

Dear Friends,
please join us for our 18th Annual Sts. KIRIL & METHODY FESTIVAL OF BULGARIAN ARTS & CULTURE and THE SLAVIC ALPHABET in San Francisco!  The festival will offer you FOUR DAYS (see program below) of exciting traditional and classical Bulgarian music, folk dance performances by local groups from numerous Bay Area Bulgarian communities, kids and singing workshops, a talent show “Antika’s Got Talent”, as well as delicious Bulgarian food by Chef Hristo.


FULL FESTIVAL TICKETS for all 4 days: Adult | Children


Day 1 (Friday, May 10), 7:30 pm
FESTIVAL OPENING EVENING

CHURCH SERVICE, DINNER, CONCERT, Dance Party!

Address: Bulgarian Church “Sts Kiril and Methody”, 1551 Shell Ave, Martinez, CA

Gratitude towards our hosts and collaborators Sts Kiril and Methody Church, Father Hristo, and BULGARE Folk Club, Martinez (with director Todorka Aleksandrova)


Day 2 (Saturday, May 11), 2:30 – 11:30 pm
19th Annual Sts. KIRIL & METHODY FESTIVAL OF BULGARIAN ARTS & CULTURE

Address: Croatiаn American Cultural Center, 60 Onondaga Ave, San Francisco, CA
Buy Tickets (adult/child)

2:30pm – SINGING, DANCE and CHIDREN’S ART WORKSHOPS

4:00pm – ANTIKA BULGARIA’S GOT TALENT SHOW & CONCERT

7:00pm – The GALA CONCERT and DANCE PARTY all night!


Day 3 (Sunday, May 12)
The 5th FOLK DANCE FESTIVAL ON WHEELS,
The BIG BULGARIAN HORO, and
The MAGIC OF RHODOPE MOUNTAIN Evening

2:00pm – THE BIG BULGARIAN HORO at Golden Park Stage
3:00pm – THE FOLK DANCE JOURNEY in San Francisco (Bus Tour Tickets)
7:30pm – THE MAGIC OF RHODOPE MOUNTAIN Evening – In memory of Vassil Bebelekov (Buy Evening Ticket)

 


Day 4 (May 13, Monday), 11 am – 3 pm
Festival CLOSING Day

Festival CLOSING Day and the return of our Sts. Kiril and Methody Golden Icon ritual, with short concert, potluck lunch, and GOOD BYE at the beautiful Holy Cross Monastery. Donations.

AddressHoly Cross Monastery, 34700 Palomares, Castro Valley, CA

About the Festival

This festival is a work of love and unceasing dedication to the Bulgarian spirit around the world by Tanya Kostova and her faithful Antika group and friends.  It started 2001 as Sts KIRIL and METHODY Bulgarian  Festival  with the colaboration of  John Daley, director of the Croatian Cultural Center, San Francisco, and local bands. Many thanks to all friends, supporters and volunteers through the years!

Thanks to Our Sponsors

Many thanks to our sponsors! If you like or love what we do, please support us at www.paypal.me/antikabulgaria!
Thank you!

Tanya Kostova

ANTIKA BULGARIA Int Cultural Club, San Francisco since 2001