National Festival “With Ari’s Songs” – June
The national competition for old city songs and popular tunes “Ari’s Songs”, dedicated to the great Bulgarian tenor Asparuh Leshnikov – Ari, is held in early June. It features groups, duets and individual performers of old city songs. Prizes are awarded for different categories. The festival is organized by Haskovo Municipality, the Community Center “Zarya” and the Regional Museum of History.