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Municipal Historical Museum
Karlovo

Traditional Events

January 8 - The Liberation of Karlovo and Stryama Valley

On January 8, 1878 the Lovech-Sevlievo Detachment, later called Troyanski Detachment, under the command of Lieutenant General Pavel P. Kartsov, under extremely difficult conditions: winter storms, frosts and fierce fights, crossed the Troyan Pass and liberated Karlovo and Stryama Valley. General Kartsov and his staff were stationed in the Pulevs house in Karlovo.

On this day, the liberation is celebrated by laying flowers before the monument of General P. Kartsov and the memorial plaque in front of Pulevs house.

January 16 - Election of the First Town Council of Karlovo

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January 16 - Election of the First Town Council of Karlovo   On January 16, 1878 in the St. Nicholas Church was elected The First Town Council in Karlovo with Chairman Vasil Karaivanov, Petar Popov, Secretary and members - Mitko Pironkov and Nikola Peev, who started the Bulgarian rule in the ...

February 19 – Day to honour Vasil Levskis feat and sacrifice

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February 19 – Day to honour Vasil Levskis feat and ...

March 3 - The liberation of Bulgaria. National Day of the Republic of Bulgaria

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March 3 - The liberation of Bulgaria. National Day of the Republic of Bulgaria - Official ceremony for raising the national flag - Festive concert, flowers are brought to the monument of General Kartsov - The museum organizes exhibitions, readings, meetings with students, ...

Month of May - Rose Festival in the Rose Valley of Karlovo

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Month of May - Rose Festival in the Rose Valley of Karlovo - an Unforgettable Experience Each year, on the last Saturday of May, Karlovo becomes the capital of the most beautiful and fragrant flower - the rose, one of the symbols of Bulgaria. For centuries, the Rose Valley of Karlovo has been a ...

July 18 - Birth of Vasil Levski. Peoples festival. Day of the town of Karlovo

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July 18 - Birth of Vasil Levski. Peoples festival. Day of the town of ...

July 20 - The Terribly in Karlovo

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July 20 – The Fearsome Times in Karlovo During the Russo-Turkish War of Liberation (1877-1878), Karlovo had the most dramatic six-month period in its history, called The Fearsome Times. The city and many settlements in the valley were plundered, ruined or burned down. More than 800 people ...

September 6 - Unification of the Principality of Bulgaria and Eastern Rumelia

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September 6 - Unification of the Principality of Bulgaria and Eastern Rumelia Organized on the day of the Unification are photo-documentary exhibitions, arts and visiting exhibitions dedicated to the Unification and showing the contribution of Karlovo with exhibits from the museum fund at national ...

September 22 - Independence Day

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September 22 - Independence ...

October 3 - Day of Evlogi and Hristo Georgiev

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October 3 -  Day of Evlogi and Hristo Georgiev The day of celebrating the work of the greatest benefactors in Bulgarian history includes flowers laid in front of the monument of the brothers Evlogi and Hristo Georgiev, organizing meetings with Karlovo public figures, presentations, ...

November 1 - Revival Day

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November 1 - Revival Day Various events are organized by the Municipality of Karlovo, the schools in Karlovo and other non-governmental organizations and clubs. Flowers are brought to the houses of the notable enlighteners from Karlovo, celebrations in Daskal Botevs House, reading of essays, ...

January 8 - The Liberation of Karlovo and Stryama Valley

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January 8 - The Liberation of Karlovo and Stryama ...