Late antiqe and medieval fortress “TUIDA”

Ancestral Days - Pliska 2017

Date: from 02.06. Until 04.06. 2017
Organizer: "Avitohol" Association; NIAR "Pliska"; Kaspichan Municipality; RIM - Shumen;
Place of the event: Bulgaria, NIAR – Pliska

From 2 to June 4, 2017, for the sixth consecutive year in the National historical archeological preserve "Pliska" will be held the annual Festival of Medieval LIFE AND CULTURE "DAYS OF ANCESTORS." The day scheduled for demonstrations is June 3, covering the period from the early to the late Middle Ages, presenting the lifestyle of Bulgarians, Byzantines and neighboring cultures related to us.
There will be about 220 participants from country and abroad.
And this year, the team of Tuida Fortress - Sliven together with Medieval Martial Arts Club "Ratina " will be part of the festival "Days of Ancestors", showing demonstrations of martial arts with a sword, bow and sword, fights between a soldier and a footman demonstrations with hunting birds and others.
More information about the event can be found at the following site:


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Sports feast for young and old "Sportakus" 2017

On 31.05. 2017. From 17:00 p.m. in the "Yunak" Park will be held a Sports Holiday for small and large "Sportakus" with the participation of children and students from kindergartens and schools, and children and youth from SOP.
Participation in the sporting holiday will also take the Team of Tuida Fortress with interesting medieval games.



European Information Center "Europe Direct - Sliven" together with Sliven Municipality, Sliven Public Donors Fund and "Tabora Equestrian Club" Association, оrganized in Sliven for the second consecutive year the Eurobazaar of local products under the motto "The Sliven product - with European quality". The occasion is the upcoming European Green Week 2017. The purpose of the event is to promote local producers, companies and organizations. During the bazaar there will be accompanying events: information stands, eco workshops, exhibitions, interactive games.
The Eurobazaar will take place from 29 May to 2 June 2017 (from 11 am to 7 pm) in Sliven on the main street around the fountains of Sliven Municipality.
The opening of the bazaar will be on May 29, 2017 (Monday) at 11:00.
The team of Tuida Fortress will join the initiative for the second consecutive year.

The first carnival "Machine of Time"

Today the team of Tuida fortress took participation in the Carnival "Machine of Time" , which was held for the first time in Sliven.
Antoni Andonov and Ivan Bugov from an association "Haidouti" won the grand prize for the authentic costumes of the "Time Machine" carnival, which took place for the first time in Sliven.
They were dressed in haidoux authentic costumes and armed with real rifles and knives 150 years ago.Incentive award in the same category received Martina Georgieva. In the category for most original costumes winners are Rostislav Russev, Yasen Stoyanov and Maria-Magdalena Velcheva. The smallest participant was also excellent - Dalia Georgieva, who is 4 years old.
The event included participants with garments illustrating various historical periods - Bulgarian folk costumes, Thracian and Byzantine clothes, 20th-century clothes, volunteer uniforms and others.
The carnival starts from the Old Elm. The participants deflected the main street and the awarding of the prizes took place in the square in front of the NTS
The Carnival is part of the program of the May Day of Culture "Sliven Flames" of the Municipality of Sliven and took place on the occasion of the Night of Museums initiative.
The awards were presented by the deputy mayor Stoyan Markov and the chairman of the municipal council Dimitar Mitev.

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From May 1st to September 30th, Tuida fortress will work with extended summer working hours from 9am to 8pm,every day and without interruption at noon. In May, the fortress will be included in the program dedicated to the May Days of Culture "Sliven fires".
- 17 May workshop for the participants in the international children's folklore festival "Friendship without borders"
- May 18th Magic Evening with Kick Hands Project - An incredible spectacle of illusionists on the occasion of the International Museum Day. Free entry!
- May 20 entrance free until 24.00 o'clock Night of museums - participation in Carnival "Machine of Time" in the center of Sliven
We are expecting you!

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