This weekend in Plovdiv there will be rock! During the week there are lots of interesting events for after work

28th June


Euripides’ tragedy "Medea" will be presented for the first time in 40 years on the stage of the Roman Theater in Plovdiv. The performance will be played only once, just like in the ancient times. Although awarded third place in the drama competitions in Athens in 431 BC, this Euripides’ play remains in the history of world art as one of the most provocative tragedies. Can Medea take revenge on her unfaithful husband Jason? Is he guilty? Is she guilty?

The audience will have the opportunity to become involved in a true theatrical spectacle involving more than 40 actors, musicians and children. Medea, the granddaughter of Helios, the Sun God, will once again provoke the boundaries of human nature. The tragedy will begin with the last rays of sunshine and will be played in the darkness of the summer night.

The performance will have subtitles in English.

Roman Theater
9 pm
Tickets - in all EasyPay points in the country and online at

Hills of Rock 2019 with Disturbed, Whitesnake, Garbage & more

The third edition of the biggest Bulgarian festival - HILLS OF ROCK 2019, will be held on 28, 29 and 30 June!

DISTURBED are the headliner on the first festival day of HILLS OF ROCK 2019 - we will see them for the first time in Bulgaria!

The American four is one of the most successful heavy-rock bands in modern musical history.

Headliner on the second festival day are the rock icons WHITESNAKE! The legendary rock band, created by Deep Purple singer David Coverdale, announced their world tour "FLESH & BLOOD 2019", part of which was their participation in the HILLS OF ROCK 2019.

Headliner on the third festival day is GARBAGE! The world-famous band was formed in Madison, Wisconsin in 1993 and has over 17 million copies sold worldwide!

Tickets at Eventim:


This well-known Pacho, one of the most famous and proven DJs in the Balkans, will take care of this Friday's party mood at Bally Club. He is a music producer and one of the pioneers of the club and electronic scene in the country. Selected for BEST DJ of Bulgaria for two consecutive years, owner of 4 music labels and his organization for events Ellectrica Events dates back to 1997.

Bally Club
9 pm

Looking at buildings I

Looking at buildings, surroundings and spaces

Video screening with works by

Carola Dertnig, Martin Chramosta, Andreas Fogarasi, Sasha Pirker, collectif_fact, Katharina Swoboda & Kamen Stoyanov u.m.

Selected by Bianca Pedrina and Vasilena Gankovska

The selected films deal in differentiated ways with built environments. Be it a social space or an actual architectural body, many of the positions take an analytical and humorous glance at the spaces that surround us. Thus, for example, Le Corbusier's 'La maison blanche', which he built for his parents, is linked with Hitchcock's 'Psycho' and the Black Sea, scaled down to the size of a pond, is being cleaned in an artistic act.

FLUCA – Austrian cultural institute
8 pm

29th June

Sibusile Xaba (South Africa) в Петното

Sibusile Xaba is the unusual South African guitarist and vocalist who has conquered jazz and afro music fans all over the world with his debut in the summer of 2017 "Open Letter To Adoniah / Unlearning". The atomic reactor of the new London scene, Shabaka Hutchings, claims that with his expressive guitar style and his shamanic vocals, Sibusile influenced his way of playing and his musical philosophy. The media rated the album as "spiritually uplifting", "alien" and "a connection between jazz and its pre-colonial nature." Western European festivals don’t fail to include Sibusile in their loud posters. The Jazz-spiritual-bard from Pretoria will go on a unique Bulgarian tour to the sea, passing through Plovdiv.

10 pm
Tickets 7 BGN in the stage of EPAYGO:
On the spot on the day of the concert they’ll be 10 BGN

Day Party On The Street with YokoLove

For those looking for true entertainment, music and cozy atmosphere on Saturday night, the best place in Kapana is Bally Club. The energetic and talented DJ YokoLove will take care of the good mood and will charge us with an incredible energy through our favorite music. His style is the epitome of the deep and loving side of the new deep/tech sound. There will be fresh drinks from the bar in front of the entrance and very good mood.

Bally Club
7 pm

30th June

Ngannou vs Dos Santos - UFC Fight Night

Mega show with the UFC brand awaits us on Sunday morning. Two of the biggest names in the heavyweight category - No. 2 in the rankings Francis Ngannou and No. 3 Juniors dos Santos, face each other at the gala in Minneapolis. Who will take the next step to the title match, watch live at Bally Club on MAX Sport 2.

Bally Club
4 am

1st July

Ella & Pitr in Pulgaria

The world-famous graffiti artists Ella & Pitr will be in Plovdiv from 1 to 5 July for the Francophone Students' Festival.

At the invitation of the French Institute in Bulgaria and in partnership with the Foundation Plovdiv 2019, they will create together with the students a picture on an area of 5000 m² under the motto "Together".

The secret place in Plovdiv, where the two artists will work with the students, will be open to the general public on July 3 and 4.

Street Food & Art Festival

For four days, the park around the Rowing Channel will become a culinary and artistic arena where culinary bloggers, professional and unprofessional cooks, fans of delicious food will exchange skills and knowledge. All of this will be garnished with many culinary demonstrations, tastings, exciting meetings, acoustic concerts and summer cinema.

1 – 5 July

2nd July

120 years since the birth of Pancho Vladigerov

Plovdiv will celebrate the 120th anniversary of Pancho Vladigerov's birth with a concert of the Classic Open Air series. We will honor the composer, whose work takes an honorary place in the golden fund of the Bulgarian culture.

Stefan Stambolov Squate
8 pm