11 September, 20:30-22:00
The RANLP organisers will offer a tutorial on traditional Bulgarian dances. All participants will have the chance to join it free of charge and gain unique experience in learning the basics of various folk dances called "horo". Bulgarians often dance horo in occations like weddings, commune and city celebrations and even in small family gatherings. These dances have won special attention and have been recognised world wide because of their charm and complicated irregular rythmics. The tutorial will be held on 11 September (Sunday) at 20:30-22:00. On the official RANLP dinner (12 September) everyone may show their new skills.
12 September, 20:00-2:00
The official conference dinner will be on 12 September in the restaurant of Augusta SPA hotel. There will be a serie of various entertainment programs including Nestinari.
If you do not know the Bulgarian and Greek habit Nestinarstvo you could come to RANLP to see it.
13 September starting about 17:00 from hotel Augusta
RANLP will organise excursion to the Tracian tomb in STAROSEL on 13 September (Tuesday). We’ll need about two hours to see the tomb and the nearest temple Horizont.
"One of Bulgaria’s top Ancient Thrace sites, the Starosel Tomb, has been dated to the 4th century BC after years of research. With German help a team of archaeologists of the Bulgarian National History Museum led by Dr. Ivan Hristov has managed to estimate the timing of the construction of the largest underground temple on the Balkan Peninsula, the Starosel Tomb, located in the Hisarya Municipality, Plovdiv District... " read the whole article.
There are numerous sights worth to be visited in the area around Hissar. Among them are Plovdiv, Koprivshtitsa, Kazanlak Tombs etc.