Contacts

Choose your language

English
Find
Newsletter

Subscribe for the latest information on the project

“Battle” Between Thracians and Romans in Perperikon

The 11th edition of International Festival "Perperikon 2011" ended on June 25 with a "battle" between Romans and Thracians in Perperikon.


The battle was a reconstruction of real historical events that happened in the first century. In the midst of the battle appeared a sign: Dionysus signaled Thracians and Romans to stop fighting. Thracians and Romans reached an agreement and participated in a guessing on the rock altar of Dionysus. According to ancient writers, Alexander the Great has received here the prophecy that he would conquer the world.


The Yulangelo formation sang orthodox chants and Arabesque team presented a ballet performance.


2011 edition of the "Perperikon" Festival (20-25 June) included several exhibitions and performances of some of the best Bulgarian theater troupes. Among the most interesting was the performance "Monologue With a Suitcase" of  Gerasim Dishliev, a disciple of the famous French mime Marcel Marceau.


This year, the winner of "Golden Perperikon" is Simeon is Pashov, president of the largest construction company in Bulgaria Glavbolgarstroy, sponsor of the festival.

Archaeological and cultural sites

Perperikon – Archaeological complex  Location: The complex is located 20 km northeast of Kardzhali, 2 km from the village of...

read more »

Kardzhali town

   Kardzhali is a town in Southern Bulgaria and it is located in the valley of Arda river, which is the biggest river in the...

read more »