5th Annual
Bulgarian Festival

Saturday, September 28th, 2024 from 10AM-7PM
at "Holy Trinity" Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Church

The sights, sounds, and flavors of Bulgaria!

Live Bulgarian Music

Live Bulgarian Music

Enjoy authentic Bulgarian music performed live by the renowned folk group "Bulgarika" throughout the day!

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Traditional Folk Dancing

Traditional Folk Dancing

Don't miss the scheduled live Bulgarian folk dance performances - and be sure to take advantage of one of the many opportunities to join in and learn some of the dances!

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Authentic Bulgarian Food

Authentic Bulgarian Food

Come and experience the mouthwatering flavors and aromas of classic Bulgarian cuisine!

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Cultural Displays

Cultural Displays

Learn about the rich culture and traditions of Bulgaria!

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Пазар ("Pazar") -Marketplace

Пазар ("Pazar") -Marketplace

Be sure to stop by the Pazar and take a piece of Bulgaria home with you!

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Festival Begins



Moleben (prayer)



Welcome from Father Ivan Malinov and Address from Consul General of the Republic of Bulgaria in Chicago, Mr. Svetoslav Stankov



Folk Dance Performance by "Zhiv Ogun"



Folk Dance Performance by "Bulgarian Spirit"



Folk Dance Performance by "Zagora"


Sponsorship donations can be made in the amount of your choice and will be classified according to the following ranges: Friend: $25-$99 Patron: $100-$299 Benefactor: $300 or greater



  • Logo with link on BulFest Website
  • Social Media Postings
  • Logo on BulFest Banner at Festival


  • Logo with Link on BulFest Website
  • Social Media Postings


  • Name Included in List of BulFest Friends on Website
If you are interested in sponsoring BulFest, please review the attached festival letter and sponsorship application formYou can either complete the online sponsorship application form (to the right) or print and mail the PDF form.

Please provide your name as you would like it to appear in your listing. For Patron or Benefactor Level Sponsors:
  • Please use the online form (right) to upload your logo (if applicable) in .jpg. or .pdf format; or
  • E-mail your logo to sponsorship@bulfest.org.
Your sponsorship donations can be made online or by postal mail according to the following instructions.

Donate Online

Donations can be made on this site via PayPal by clicking the "donate" button below. If you prefer not to use PayPal, donations can be made by credit card through our GoFundMe campaign.

Donate by Mail

Donations can also be made by cash or check (payable to "Holy Trinity BEO Church" - with "festival" noted on memo line) sent by postal mail to:

"Holy Trinity" Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Church
Attn: 2018 Festival
1300 Grand Avenue
Madison, IL 62060

Please be sure to complete the sponsorship application form (including uploading a logo, if applicable), either online (right) or by mailing your completed form along with your donation.


Donation Amount


Bisera Hristova
T. N.
Yoanna Ivanova
Petre Alexandrov
Latchesara Delchev
Maya Vankov
Anelia Sotirova
Svetlin Anguelov
Konstantin Marinov
Boyan Lalov
Galin Dimitrov
Y. V.
Krasimir Krastev

Andriana Sterling
Marta Simidtchieva
Maria Nedev
E. L.
N. S.
Valentin Militchin
Ralitsa Hall
Dimitre Kirilov
Aleksander Nikolov
Manuela Kaymakanova
Mariana Vassileva
Angel Hristov
E. Y.
Ivaylo Stoyanov
Dimitrina Partridge
E. C.
Iavor Stoyanov
Nikolina Kostadinova

  • Holy Trinity Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Church, 1300 Grand Avenue, Madison, Illinois 62060