Балкански винен фестивал wine festival

Nearly 1000 Wines at the 10th Balkan International Wine Festival in Sofia in June 

 

The 10th-anniversary edition of The Balkans International Wine Competition and Festival (BIWCF) will offer its visitors nearly 1,000 wines from Bulgaria, Greece, North Macedonia, Slovenia, Turkey, Albania, Romania, and Serbia. The large-scale event will take place in the open air in the specially created “Wine Town” in front of the National Palace of Culture from June 17 to 19. The Golden Tent with the awarded wines from the 10th Balkans International Wine Competition, held earlier in June in Skopje, is expected to receive the most attention.

Балкански винен фестивал wine festivalThis year the festival will hold the culmination of the competition part – the award ceremony “Balkan Wine Oscars 2021” – on the open stage in the Wine Town. The hosts will be BIWCF Director Galina Niforu and the Serbian judge Igor Lukovic. The guests on the spot will be the first to learn who are the winners of the Trophies in the different categories, the grand prize – the Grand Trophy, as well as the award “Best Winery in the Balkans”.

Mike Sax, the famous saxophonist, will take care of the musical background on the first opening day of the Festival (Thursday, June 17), and visitors will be able to try delicacies from different national cuisines. In the remaining days, you will be able to hear Balkan ethnic music performed by Brass Band Vivo Montana and opera program thanks to the Euro Atlantic Art Foundation, whose mission is to support disadvantaged children and youth, as well as those with special educational needs who are with outstanding talent in the field of arts.

“Organizing the Balkan International Wine Festival is always a real challenge that lasts for months. However, its tenth edition will be a real holiday! I am happy that BIWCF is already a trademark of quality wine and Balkan culture. I look forward to finding out which wines will be awarded in the competition in Skopje, as they will find a place in the Golden Tent in the wine town! ”, says Galina Niforu, Director of BIWCF.

PROGRAM

10th BALKAN WINE FESTIVAL

17-19 June,2021 National Palace of Culture (NDK – open air), Sofia

 

17 June, Thursday (working hours 17:00 – 22:30)

20:00 – Award ceremony “Balkan Wine Oscars 2021” – Trophies and Grand Trophy winners announcing

Hosts: Galina Niforou, Managing director BIWC

Igor Lukovic (Serbia) 

  • Exhibition of wineries from Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Turkey, Serbia, North Macedonia, Croatia, Montenegro, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia
  • Jazz music – Mike Sax – saxophone from 19:00 to 22:00 (3 sessions)
  • All evening DJ – Jazz, Balkan ethnic music
  • Special food corners

18 June, Friday (working hours 17:00 – 22:30) 

  • Exhibition of wineries from Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Turkey, Serbia, North Macedonia, Croatia, Montenegro, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia
  • Live music – brass band – Vivo Montana – 19:00
  • All evening – DJ – Jazz, Balkan ethnic music
  • Special food corners

19 June, Saturday (working hours 13:00 – 22:30) 

  • Exhibition of wineries from Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Turkey, Serbia, North Macedonia, Croatia, Montenegro, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia
  • All day DJ – Jazz, Soul, Balkan music
  • Live music -Opera singers –  Yavorka Vitanova – Soprano (North Macedonia) & Andrea-Slavomir Mirchev – Tenor (Bulgaria)  19:30
  • Special food corners

If you want to be accredited for the festival, please fill in the form at this link or reply to this email with your name, email address, phone number, and the media you will represent.

 The Balkans International Wine Competition And Festival 2021 is taking place with the support of Sofia Municipality, the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Wines of Macedonia, as well as with the media support of All Wine Stories, Vino & Fino magazine, Sofiaadventures, Visitskopje, Vinopedia, Winepeople.ro, In your pocket, ivanasimjanovska.com, Autentika, Turističke priče,  Moto Pfohe Rent a Car, Exporter.bg, Apollowine.com, Hit-bg.com, WineBG.info, списание твоят БИЗНЕС, b2b media.bg, InFoodVeritas.com, ExpoWorld.bg, Agro TV, Стандарт, Trio.bg, White Water, АИДБ, AzCheta.com, Жената днес, Jasmin.bg, bgtourism.bg, SlowTours.bg, Agronovinite.com, Winetours.bg, Wineo.bg, Bulgaria Wine Тours, Bulgaria Wine Тours, Fresh Cuts of Life, WineTourMaker.com, Exotic Wine Travel, bgvipnews.eu, hotpressbg.com, bulgarianews.bg, green-news.bg, Culinarytourism.bg, Литературен клуб „Перото“, Екопакс.

For more information:

Dilyana Deneva, BookMark

dilyana@bookmark.bg

00359 899 190 284

 

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