The Municipality of Plovdiv is the organizer and the city – the host of the International Folklore Festival. The event has become a tradition for the cultural life of Plovdiv and is a real, long-awaited holiday for residents and guests of the city in the hot summer days. The festival is part of the Calendar of cultural events of the municipality and every year it includes folk groups from around the world, presenting with great beauty, talent and good mood an unforgettable spectacle of color and rhythm in one of the most emblematic places – the Ancient Theater of Plovdiv .
Every night before the concerts there are parades, which start from “Dom Levski”, cross the main street and reach the stage on “Stefan Stambolov” square, where short concerts are performed. The program continues with the official evening performances of the participants on the stage of the Ancient Theater from 20:00. Admission to the events is free.