Happy New Year 2017 Eve in Bulgaria
Bulgaria is the country known for its legendary celebration of New Year Eve and New Year Day. The country is engulfed in the celebrations and people enjoy the day to their best. The celebrations on New Year Eve include outing with families at some restaurants and resorts. The beach resorts and Beach restaurants are the new favorites of people for celebrating the day.
The New Year in Bulgaria is also called as St. Basil’s Day or popularly as ‘Survaki’. These celebrations are connected with the local traditions and customs of the people of Bulgaria. On the New Year Eve people enjoy good music, live performances of local artists and singers and performers of national fame. Great food and a couple of drinks are followed by.
The people dresses as Santa Claus act as crowd pullers and distribute sweets and chocolates among small children on the New Year eve parties. Music concerts, carnivals and huge processions are arranged all over the country. For these carnivals people get dressed in special costumes and eye catchy masks. The president of the nation also addresses the nation on this festive event and wishes the best to the citizens of the country.
The sky is lit up with fireworks and people start the New Year countdown 10 seconds before 12:00 am. The church bells ring and at midnight the country is lit with an amazingly spectacular display of fireworks. Bursting of firecrackers on New Year Eve is considered to be traditional ritual in Bulgaria and the people of all age groups burst crackers on New Year Eve. The clapping and loud enthusiastic cries of wishes are heard all over.
On the New Year Day many traditional and cultural games and events are organized. The sporting events reflecting the customs traditions and history are held. Paragliding, car racing, rock climbing, bungee jumping etc are held on this day.