Late antiqe and medieval fortress “TUIDA”

Gathering festival "Celebrate With Your City!

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Gathering festival ‘Celebrate With Your City!’

On the occasion of Sliven city celebration - Dimitrovden, the Municipality of Sliven, ‘Tuida’ fortress team, The Association Club of Medieval Martial Arts ‘Ratina’ and Youth House organized a gathering festival ‘Celebrate With Your City!’

On the 26th of October, at 11:00 a.m., a grand ceremony and an ANPT concert with the participation of the folk singer Zhechka Slaninkova was held in front of the monument of Hadji Dimitur.

During the whole day from 10:00 to18:00 there were entertainments and attractions at ‘Tuida’ fortress.

Entrance to the fortress was free of charge for the citizens and quests of Sliven on Dimtrovden celebration.

Hundreds celebrated with us the holiday at ‘Tuida’ fortress archway. 

Everybody enjoyed the various martial practices, different weapons handling, horse riding, demonstrations with Buzzard Harris and demonstration of crafts and archery.

The medieval camp was including an yurt, a tent and typical handcrafts which represented the medieval Bulgarian lifestyle and culture.

Everyone was given the opportunity to enter and have a look at the yurt interior and closely watch how the craftsmen work.


Participants of the festival ‘Celebrate with your city and remember the glory!’

Club Medieval Martial Arts Ratina’ association - Sliven

Association of recovery and preservation of Bulgarian traditions ‘Avitohol’ Varna

Medieval Park Markeli’– Karnobat

Nadejda Nikolova and Emil Marinov - NDTradition- branch Shumen

Nina Yankova, Diyana Valchanova and Milena Arabadjieva - Stara Zagora

PGTO ‘D. Zelyazkov’ - Sliven

PGHTAcad. Nedelcho Nedelchev’ - Sliven


Atanas Dekov - woodcarving, fretwork, Kotel

Valentin Dimitrov – pottery, Elena

Nelli Yaneva – jeweller, Sliven

Bread House "Bread and Wine’, Sliven

Youth House, Sliven

Puppet Theatre, Sliven

Social Boarding School – Hristo Botev – pottery/ceramic, Dragodanovo

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