Asian Culture Festival organised in Sofia

Photo: Evelina Stoyanova

Dozens of residents of the Bulgarian capital city visited the Asian Culture Festival, which took place downtown Sofia on Sunday. 

On the stage in Borisova Gradina participants in the event performed traditional songs and dances. Visitors could also find various souvenirs and try dishes from Asia at the stands of China, Korea, Vietnam and many other Asian countries. 

A total of 13 countries took part in the festival and presented their culture. The event was opened by Bulgarian Vice President Iliana Yotova.

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