Rose Festival Kazanlak

Where the Scent of Roses Meets Ancient History

“It was June, and the world smelled of roses. The sunshine was like powdered gold over the grassy hillside.”

Maud Hart Lovelace
Rose festival parade

About This Website

This is a personal blog dedicated to the Rose Festival in Kazanlak and all things in between. What you can expect is interesting articles and pictures from the perspective of a person born and bred in Kazanlak.

It is an all-English website and is solely focused on providing you with to the Rose Festival in Kazanlak which is celebrated every year since 1903.

My goal is to inform foreigners from all over the world about the history, traditions and day-to-day life of the people living in the Rose Valley as well as inform you about the things you can see, feel, taste and experience while visiting this small place on Earth which has a big story to tell.
If you have any questions or recommendations of what I should write about or you simply want to contact me with any questions at all, feel free to write to me at or the Facebook page of the blog.