8th Balkan Wine Festival (Sofia)

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The 8th edition of Balkan Wine Competition and Festival will take place in June 2019, hosted at a new location and providing lots of surprises!

The urban open-air wine fest will be held from June 7th to 9th right in front of The National Palace of Culture. You will have the opportunity to try a variety of wines from the Balkans, Europe and the world, to have fun with friends, to listen to live music and more:

🎭 Thematic stand up programme
📸 Photo booth
🌞 Children corner
🐕Pet-friendly area
🎡Fest shop
📕Fest bookshop
🎨 Wine painting
… many other surprises

🍷 An amazing urban festival is coming – with great wine, music and entertainment – a wonderful way to spend Friday evening and the weekend!

See you there!


June 7, 2019 (Friday)

17:30h – Official Opening of the 8th Balkan International Wine Festival, Sofia, National Palace of Culture – open air, from the stage of the Festival (the area in front of the Ticket center of the National Palace of Culture).

The 8th edition of the Balkan Wine Festival will be opened by the patron of the event, the Mayor of Sofia Municipality – Mrs. Yordanka Fandakova.

Ambassadors from Balkan and other countries, mayors of neighboring Balkan capitals and cities, members of the BIWC jury, journalists, celebrities and other officials will be present at the opening.

18:00 – 22:00 – Start of the most exciting wine event of the year!

Wine tastings, food, amusement with the fascinating program of the Festival – musical, artistic, as well as a special program for children! Bring your dog too! We will take care of your pets – they are not drinking wine, but we will provide tasty food and fresh water for them!

June 8, 2019 (Saturday)

12:00 – 22:00 – Second festival day, second day for Balkan wine, food, entertainment, laughter and of course, the opportunity to bring home the lovely Balkan wine at preferential prices!

June 9, 2019 (Sunday)

12:00 – 22:00 – Third festival day with lots of wine, delicious food, sketches, music, laughter and of course, the opportunity to purchase the lovely Balkan wine at preferential prices!

18:00 – Announcement of  Miss & Mister “Balkan Wine” – during the three festival days we will have a special photo spot for you to take pictures and upload them with hashtag #BIWC2019  и #WeLoveBalkanWine on social media. You also have to check in using the special event page on Facebook.


For 1 day, 2 day or 3 day tickets, go to: https://epaygo.bg