Summer festivals 2017

Whats on in Bansko this summer 

One Love Tour – Bansko 22nd July 

Are you ready for the musical adventure this summer? We invite you to the first FREE concert at the One ❤ Tour Festival in Bansko on July 22, 2017!


One Love Tour is the first musical tour, bringing together top artists from Bulgaria and Macedonia. On one scene you will hear and see your favorites: Krisko, Gery-Nikol World, Upsurt, DJ Gotse, Toni Zen Official and Slatkaristika

One Love Tour expresses a love across borders, a love that unites states. Love, which creates a connection much stronger than anything else through music. Let’s prove we can have fun together.

The location of the concert is in the square, in front of the municipality. Follow the event and our One Love Tour page to get in touch with everything new and interesting around the tour!
For more information and tickets for the next concerts:

Love always wins! # OneLoveTour17

Bansko Jazz Fest 2017  04-12th August 


The International Jazz Festival in Bansko is the biggest summer musical event in Bulgaria. The enormous popularity which the festival enjoys among specialists and fans across the world has turned it into one of the foremost international cultural happenings in the Balkans.

The quaint old town of Bansko becomes a meeting place for emblematic figures of today’s music world. The concerts are free for the public and the festival is organised with the aid of sponsors.

Traditionally, the programme features styles and groups representing almost all jazz trends. The evening concerts draw huge crowds to the open-air stage on Nikola Vaptsarov Square in downtown Bansko. Throughout the festival week jazz is also played during the day and late at night on various smaller stages in the large resort bars and restaurants.

Summer Theater fest Summer 2017  – 19th – 22nd August 


Founded by the famous Bulgarian actress Nona Yotova, since 2012 the event has been organized entirely by the Bansko Municipality.

As usual, this year, we will see some of the biggest names in theatre come to Bansko, between the 19th and the 22nd of August, in what has now become a tradition – the Summer theatre festivals – “With love to the audience”. The large stage will be graced with theatre starts, such as: Vasil Mihajlov, Assen Blatechki, Yoana Bukovska, Krasimir Rankov, Stefka Yanorova, Valentin Tanev,Paraskeva Djukelova and others, who will represent the best performances in Bulgarian theatre.

Bansko Opera Fest –  24th to 26th August 


Through Bansko’s strong summer season and its intense cultural programme, comes turn for some sounds of classical music under the stars.On the 24th, 25th and 25th of August, for the sixth consecutive time, the Bansko Opera Festival will be held.The event brings together some of the brightest and prominent opera stars, including: soprano Ilina Mihaylova, the Sofia Opera bass soloist Svetozar Rangelov, tenor Nikolai Motsov, baritone Svilen Nikolov, bass-baritone Stoyan Stoyandzhov, baritone prof. Niko Isakov. Conducting the orchestra of the Plovdiv State Opera was again entrusted to the maestros Dejan Pavlov for the first evening and to George Patrikov for the Gala evening.

Bohemi Fest 2017 02-03 September 2017 


“Bohemi Fest” is the kind of festival that generously invites us to feel the sound of the music, so typical of the Balkan Peninsula.The organizers’ Bohemia Entertainment and Bansko Municipality have set themselves the goal to share the bohemian lifestyle with everyone sympathetic to it, so admission is completely free.