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Festival of Fertility

Festival of Fertility
    The Festival of Fertility marks the successful beginning of autumn in the town of Kyustendil and declares it again the orchard of Bulgaria. This autumn holiday of abundance stems from the First National Fruit-Growing Fair in 1896 and is the first and only festival…
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Do you know that:

  • the renowned composer and conductor Marin Goleminov is from Kyustendil.
  • two world champions in rhythmic gymnastics - Iliana Ilieva and Tsvetomira Philipova grew up and trained in Kyustendil.
  • the church “St. George” in Kyustendil is the oldest preserved medieval church in southwestern Bulgaria.