VOLA OPEN AIR
Vola Open Air is a boutique music festival that takes place in the Vratsa Balkan Nature Park, right on the Okolchitsa peak. It was launched in 2008 as an idea for a conceptual outdoor party. It continues to be held to this day in cooperation with the Vratsa Balkan Directorate and the Municipality of Vratsa. Over the years it has hosted more than 7,000 guests of the region and over 300 foreign and Bulgarian artists. Apart from being stunningly enjoyable, the added value of the festival is the promotion of regional cultural development. Participants are known for initiating public discussions on sustainable and cultural youth initiatives.
In 2015 The festival was recognized by the international jury of EFFE and is the winner of the European Festival Award as part of Europe for Festivals project.