The Municipality of Veliko Tarnovo generously covers the accommodation and food expenses for 80 selected cultural officials, who are 1 person from organization and 2 people per country.

All other individuals and organizations interested to participate are welcome if able to cover their own expenses for food and accommodation. The organizers have negotiated preferential prices:

– ROOM: 35 euro per night (single room); 65 euro (double room)

– FOOD: 15 euro per day (covering lunch and dinner in a buffet format for all Summit participants at the Interhotel, main Summit venue; the breakfast is included in the price of the room)

Additional participants can, of course, also find their own accommodation and food arrangements. Veliko Tarnovo has youth hostels, as well as Couchsurfing network.

Registration form for selected fully-covered participants is available here:

Registration form for interested individuals (other than selected fully-covered) is available here:

There is NO participation fee.


The venue of the conference is the Interhotel Veliko Turnovo, the most classical hotel in the city, with rich history, hand-painted murals, and stunning views:


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Veliko Tarnovo is about 3.5 hours by bus from Sofia and from Varna airport. Thus, either airport is convenient. There are regular buses almost every hour to Veliko Tarnovo from the Sofia and Varna central bus stations, so the easiest way is to take a taxi from the airport to the bus station and then take the bus. Here is the bus schedule from Varna to Veliko Tarnovo ( and here from Sofia to Veliko Tarnovo ( for the 23rd of September.