MAY 16
4:00 PM
The Library of the Museum of Humor officially opens on the renovated 3rd floor
Location: Museum of Humor, 3rd floor
5:00 PM
Opening of the new permanent exhibition “Satire and Propaganda”
Location: Museum of Humor, Hall 6
5:00 PM
Opening of the Spring Exhibition of Eliza Kovacheva-Tsokova
Location: Dechkov`s House
5:15 PM
Presentation of the collection “Various Stories” and meeting with the author Hristo Stoyanov
Location: Aprilov-Palauzov Regional Library, Reading Room “Dr. Peter Tsonchev”
6:00 PM
Opening of “Parallel Exhibition” – Joint exhibition of Gabrovo artists: Georgi Karaliev, Rusinovi family, Barakov family
Location: Museum of Humor, Hall 3
9:30 AM
Prayer service for well-being
Location: Temple “Assumption of the Holy Virgin Mary” 
10:00 AM
Raising of the city flag
Location: Vazrazhdane Square
10:30 AM
“Draw Gabrovo” – initiative with children from schools of Gabrovo
Location: Vazrazhdane Square
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
“Bozhentsi – the buildings tell stories” exhibition and quill and ink writing workshop
Location: Bozhentsi Museum, Exhibition Hall of the Old School
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Workshops for making carnival masks every round hour at the Museum of Humor and Satire
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Traditional charity culinary bazaar of the Women’s Charity Society “Mother’s Care” – Gabrovo
Location: Near the church “Assumption of the Holy Virgin Mary”
10:00 AM – 12:00 AM
Children’s art workshop at Art Gallery “Hristo Tsokev” on the theme “My Carnival”
10:30 AM
Workshop for making carnival masks at the Children’s Department of Aprilov-Palauzov Regional Library
11:00 AM, 2:00 PM, and 6:00 PM
Enter the theater – a specialized tour of the theater, where the audience can visit Drama Theater “Racho Stoyanov”, meet actors, staff, and even step onto the stage
12:00 AM
Concert of popular and jazz music with Gabrovo Orchestra
Location: Park Glineni garneta
4:00 PM
Ceremony “Gifted and Achievements”
Location: “Vazrazhdane” Hall
5:00 PM
Regional Historical Museum – Gabrovo and “Hristo Botev 1929” Community Center – village of Donino invite you to Festival of the Spinach Pie
Location: Dechkov`s House
5:30 PM
Exhibition “Painting, Graphics, Sculpture,” dedicated to Gabrovo’s celebration day and Award of Gabrovo Municipality
Location: Art Gallery “Hristo Tsokev”
7:00 PM
Charity Masquerade Ball of Rotary Club – Gabrovo. Carnival costumes are mandatory according to tradition, as the unmasked pay double, and the masked – only 100 BGN. Registration is required at
Location: Hotel “Mak”- restaurant
7:00 PM
“The Best of Vassil Petrov”
Vassil Petrov (vocalist), Zhivko Petrov (piano), Radoslav Slavchev – Riverman (bass), Dimitar Semov (drums)
Location: Vazrazhdane Square
8:30 PM
Concert of RDMK band
Location: Vazrazhdane Square
May 18 – Carnival Day
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
“Come and take a selfie” at the Carnival Foyer of the Puppet Theater 
11:00 AM
“National Carnival Review of Cats – Rozmari Kazasova”
Location: Sports Hall “Orlovetz”
11:00 AM
Children’s Parade “Carnival Alley of Wonders”
Location: Radetska Street
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Cartoonists in Glineni garneta Park
1:00 PM
Children’s Mini Carnival
Location: Park with bear
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Carnival Makeup Stations
Location: Glineni garneta Park
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Puppet Theater “The Three Little Pigs” featuring Victoria Vasileva and Pavel Kinchev
Location: “First of May” Square
8:30 PM
Concert – Folkustiks, 100 Kila, fireworks show, Dolapdere Big Gang, DJ MC Kamen
Location: Vazrazhdane Square
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
“Come and take a selfie” at the Carnival Foyer of the Puppet Theater 
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
“In the World of Adventure” with Club “Explorer “
Location: Markoteya Park
11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Travelling festival “Summer Theater for Everyone”
Location: Glineni garneta Park
11:00 AM
Puppet Theater “Little Red Riding Hood”
Location: Gabrovo Puppet Theater
Post-Carnival hullabaloo in Etar Museum
8:00 PM
Concert of MOLEC band
Location: Vazrazhdane Square
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