“Feast of Bread” on October 17 – International Day for Combating Poverty in Vidin – Dimitrovden


There was a rich exhibition of ritual breads mixed by members of the Association. A presentation was presented on the topic “A Tale of Bread” by Desislava Bozhidarova – Ethnographer at the Regional History Museum – Vidin. The presentation included traditions in replacing ritual breads for various occasions and holidays. A video was then broadcast from Kladovo (Serbia), presenting the traditions of bread and its preparation. The holiday continued with a bread workshop involving more than 30 children and young people. The bread workshop included teachers from Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, France, Spain and Turkey, who were visiting our city under the Erasmus + Program. After the exhibition and the workshop, the volunteers from the Youth Bank took the bread to the Social Dining Room.

The “Bread Festival” initiated the joint actions of Chitalishte Vidin Fund, Mihalaki Georgiev Regional Library, Active Society Association and others. alike to create a Bread House in Vidin.