The traditional festival of pepper, tomato, traditional foods and crafts – Kurtovo Konare Fest will be held this year from 8th to 10th оf September in the village of Kurtovo Konare, Plovdiv Municipality. The festival is held every year on the second weekend of September, when there is the greatest abundance of tomatoes, peppers and lutenica /a sort of bulgarian ketchup/.
The event has been held since 2009 and became one of the most popular festivals in the country. Part of the festival program are educational programs, lectures, pleiners, bazaars, culinary activities, lots of music – jazz, rock, blues, ethno, folklore and the Queen of the Lutheran Competition.
The goal of Kurtovo Konare Fest is to support local livelihood and the created appearance. The event’s format combines traditional and modern art into one.