11 555 Bulgarians and foreigners have visited the 16th International fair of traditional crafts
11 555 Bulgarians and foreigners have visited the 16th International fair of traditional crafts. This edition of the biggest event for the year in the Ethnographic Open – Air Museum "Etar" was held in the framework of four days from 6th to 9th of September. The Bulgarian exhibitors were 55, the representatives of foreign countries – 30 and 30 participants in the Art Zone. 380 performers joined the folklore programme.
Representatives of various institutions showed interest in the International fair of traditional crafts in 2018. The event was opened by its patron Tsveta Karayancheva, President of the National Assembly. Amelia Gesheva, Deputy Minister of Culture; Lyuben Kanchev, Deputy Minister of Tourism; Ognyan Zlatev, Head of the European Commission's Representation in Bulgaria; Tanya Hristova, Mayor of Gabrovo; Nevena Petkova, Regional Governor; Lena Georgieva, Chairperson of the Municipal Council, diplomats and representatives of various institutions took part in the official ceremony.