From August 7-11, HomeNet Eastern Europe and Central Asia (HNEE & CA), led by its Chairman Violeta Zlateva, and the National Association of Small and Medium Enterprises in Tourism, led by Chairman Veselin Bankovski, with the support of the city municipality and the local public centre “Prosveta”, held the first International Customs and Traditions Festival in Pomorie, Bulgaria.

The festival program included a fair, competitions, master classes and demonstrations of various handicraft techniques, fashion shows, concerts of both famous Bulgarian artists and impromptu performances of participants on the open stage.

The festival was held in Pomorie for the first time and the inhabitants and tourists visiting showed great interest. Therefore, the plan of the organisers is to make it an annual event and expand the geography of participants.