Young Wine Festival 2019
The 11th edition of "Young Wine Festival" will take place on the third weekend of November - 15, 16 and 17 November. For another year, the organizers of "Tourism Council - Plovdiv" are preparing a rich accompanying program throughout the week. "Days of Young Wine" await you from November 11th to November 17th.
This year the festival will start with the colorful Dionysius parade from the square in front of the Municipality to the Old Town, accompanied by the Trakia ensemble on November 15th /Friday/ at 13:00, which will lead the visitors to an unforgettable wine- a tour of the historical values of the Old Town. The Lord of Wine, Dionysus, will open the first barrel of young wine of a selected participant - a gold medalist from the previous edition, which will officially start the tastings to be held in the three days as follows:
• FRIDAY, 15 NOVEMBER - 14-18h.
• SATURDAY, 16 NOVEMBER - 11-18h.
• SUNDAY, 17 NOVEMBER - 11-17h.
Visitors can purchase tasting tokens at the entrance of each house at the festival locations. One token gives the right to a tasting. The packages you can choose from include tokens, branded glasses, cup holders, branded bags with a separation of 2 bottles of wine and corkscrews.
For the event, the organizers together with Plovdiv CityCard prepare a special tourist offer: Plovdiv City Card - "Young Wine Festival". This is a limited City Card series that only applies to days of the event and includes a full package of tastings, visits to cultural and historical attractions as well as discounts on certain sites.
Phillie P (Belgrade, SRB)
Phillie P aka Filip Petkovic, also know as ''One Of Belgrade's Finest Selectors'' is a DJ, record collector, producer and owner of the new Ice City Records, specialized for reissuing obscure disco / boogie / soul / funk / records from the period of the 80s and 70s. Filip is part of the Mystic Stylez collective, with a lots of gigs in places like Drugstore Beograd and Klub 20/44. Digging in the crates for over a decade now, Phillie P likes to take the audience on a wild trip exploring everything from free jazz, soul, funk, synth boogie, electro, and hip-hop to underground electronica and Chicago house.
Resident DJ at the prestigious Southern Soul Festival Montenegro from the very beginning, Phillie P is also playing frequently at Lovefest and Apgrade Festival in Belgrade where he was warming up for Moodymann in its latest edition
Lynn at the Post
Lynn will be behind the decks with carefully selected hip-hop hits so put on your dancing shoes and get ready for a hot party. The bartenders will be waiting for you with a fresh Caribbean punch or a more warming drink to keep the degree and the mood in tune.
Winter Is Coming / DJ Goliath
Winter is a knocking on the door and in order to welcome it in a friendly way, we’ll have a Winter Is Coming Party - neither cold nor frightening, as long as we have full glasses, heavy music and good company at our favorite bar on Friday night. White Walkers or Johnny Walkers - it doesn't matter, living or dead, few will be able to get home whole!
Rock Bar Download
8 Grand Pianos Concert
The concert is one of the closing events in the Plovdiv 2019 program, which will unite the four cities that have applied for cultural capital of Europe – Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna, and Veliko Tarnovo. 8 grand pianos, 16 pianists, 32 hands will perform 4 concerts in Bulgaria. The pianists are from eight different countries: Germany, Italy, Russia, Canada, Korea, Japan, Slovakia, Bulgaria, and the Philippines! The initiator is the Bulgarian pianist and pedagogue Prof. Tomislav Baynov. The conductor is Grigor Palikarov. The project is implemented by Classic Stage Entertainment.
Swing in The Post
We’ll gather the Plovdiv swing dance enthusiasts at The Post for another refreshing dance night. Inspirational music will stir our spirits and the bartenders will seduce us with quality drinks.