Day1. OPENING of BG ANTIKA FEST 2017 at Martinez BG Church
Day 1: Festival Opening Day
Fri, May 19, 7:30 pm 10:30 pm
We are proud to be able to spread the story of our Bulgarian church in Martinez with our guests/ambasadors from Vancouver Canada, Seattle, San Diego, New York, Chicago, and reaserchers from , Bulgaria. The dinner will be followed by CONCERT and live music and dance party! Location: The Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Church Saints Kiril and Metodi (1551 Shell Ave, Martinez, CA)
Day 2: The 17th Annual SAINTS KIRIL and METODII BULGARIAN ARTS and CULTURE FESTIVAL
Saturday, May 20, 2:30 pm 11:30 pm
This is, as always, the main event of ANTIKA BULGARIA FEST. It has been happening for 17 years now. Enjoy workshops for adults and children and the relatively new Antika Bulgarias Got Talent show (it was a big success last year!), the GRAND OPENING with the golden Sts Kiril and Methody icon ritual, SPIRIT OF RHODOPE Mountain, a tribute to Vasil Bebelekov and much more! You will also be able to enjoy delicious dinner by Chef Hristo!
The festival takes place, as always, at the Croatian-American Cultural Center (60 Onondaga Ave, San Francisco).
Day 3: The San Francisco 3rd Annual BULGARIAN FOLK FESTIVAL ON WHEELS and FOLK-DANCING JOURNEY
Sunday, May 21, 10:30 am 5:30 pm
Let us take you around town on our magical village bus (or buses!) and dance at the Big Bulgarian Horo at San Franciscos most favorite & famous locations with lively live music and Bulgarians & friends dressed in royal village attire. The starting and ending address is Antika Bulgarias Dance Studio (10837 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito, CA 94804).
Plenty of parking space available nearby.
Sunday, May 21, 7:30 11:30 pm
DINNER, CONCERT, and AFTER-and-GOOD-BYE DANCE PARTY with all of the dance groups, volunteers and friends
at Antika Bulgarias Dance Studio (10837 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito, CA 94804).
Day 4: Festival Closing Day: RETURN of THE ICON in the monastery RITUAL
Monday, May 22, 11:00 am 3:30 pm
Live music, concert, lunch, relax and last GOOD BYE till next year at the beautiful Holy Cross Monastery (34700 Palomares, Castro Valley, CA).
Sts Kiril and Methody Bulgarian Church (View)
1551 Shell Ave.
Martinez, CA 94112
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|