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Folklore festival "In the heart of Graovo" gathers fans of folk traditions

Fans of folk music gathered near the Tsurnogorski Monastery (Giginski Monastery) in Western Bulgaria for the third edition of the folklore festival "In the heart of Graovo". The Philip Koutev National Folk Ensemble is a special guest of the event. The organizers of the folklore festival aim to present the culture, talent, music, traditions, customs, crafts and spirit of Graovo region. 

A farmers' bazaar, an exhibition of monastery products, as well as workshops for monastic handicrafts are also part of the festival‘s programme.

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