Uzana Polyana Fest 2012

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Uzana Polyana Fest 2012
Uzana Polyana Fest 2012

If you are looking for good ecopractices, if you eat bioproducts and want to exchange fresh green ideas, then Uzana Polyana Festis your live social network for meeting like-minded people, for discussions, seminars, presentations and creative workshops.

Uzana Polyana Fest 2012 will be held from July 13 to 15 in the Uzana area, at the foot of Mount Ispolin (1524 m), in the western part of the Shipchensky part of Sredna Stara mountain, in the heart of Bulgaria. The nearest exit point to the high mountain meadow is the town of Gabrovo, which is only 22 km away by asph alt road.

For those arriving by car – driving and parking in the festival area will be prohibited. Parking in the available areas will be organized and supervised by the festival volunteers.

For those arriving by bus - schedule of regular buses with the route Gabrovo-Uzana-Gabrovo:

13.07.2012: Gabrovo-Uzana at 19.00 and Uzana-Gabrovo at 24.00

14.07.2012: Gabrovo-Uzana at 09.00, 09.30, 12.00, 14.30, 15.00, 19.00 and Uzana-Gabrovo at 10.00, 11.00, 13.30, 18.00, 16.00, 24.00

15.07.2012: Gabrovo-Uzana at 09.00, 09.00, 15.00 and Uzana-Gabrovo at 10.00, 14.00, 16.00

regular line of Municipal Transport - Gabrovo; one-way ticket price – BGN 3.30


July 13, 2012, Friday

20.30 to 24.00, near the festival town - Theater of the senses Labyrinth "Five Elements" (with advance registration and ticket sales, the way will be announced on

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Festival Stage - Theater Workshop "The Five Elements"

9:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Festival Stage - Millennium Concert

22.00 to 24.00, Festival Presentation Center - Interactive installation "Five Senses"

22.30 to 24.00, Festival Stage - "Drums and Bagpipes" Formation

24.00 – After party

July 14, 2012, Saturday

10.00 to 10.30, Festival Stage - Opening of Uzana Polyana Fest 2012

10.30 to 10.45 a.m., Festival Stage - Awarding of the winners of the "Recipes for our Future" competition

10.45 to 11.00, Festival Stage - Awarding of the winners of the photo contest "The Fifth Element - This is You"

11.00 a.m. to 11.15 a.m. - Release of birds that have undergone a course of treatment at the Green Balkans Wildlife Rescue Center, Stara Zagora

11.00 a.m. to 11.15 a.m., Festival stage – Catchy folk songs from Gorno Draglishte

11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m., Festival Info Center - Registration for "Uzana Cup" Mountain Bike - ХС

11.00 to 19.00, Festival Town - Presentation of examples of good eco-practices of organizations supported by the Small Projects Program (SPP) of the Global Environment Facility (GEF).

11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m., Green School Village tent - Demonstration: mixing and applying clay plaster on straw and reed surface

11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m., TIME Foundation tent - "Carbon Doctor" visits and examinations

11.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m., tent "Bread House" St. Christofor" - Atelier "Kneading traditional leavened breads"

12.00 to 14.00, "Honeycomb" tent - Seminar on "Natural Beekeeping"

12.30 to 13.00, Information Center "Uzana" - Presentation of the hybrid wind-solar installation for RES energy

13.00 to 15.00, tent "Radostilnitsa "Elrada" - Workshop for making spatial harmonizers from handmade paper

13.15 to 13.30, Festival Stage - Uzana Cup Technical Conference

14.00 to 16.00 – Starts of the Uzana Mountain Bike Cup – HS By places according to the age groups of the participants.

14.00 to 16.00, "Sun and Moon" tent - Studio "Making bread from spelled and other types of wheat"

14.30 to 16.30, tent "fabriKata" - Atelier "Make your own book" handmade paper making and original decoration and layout of a book

15.00 to 17.00, Seminar hall, Hotel "Impuls" - Seminar "New model for recycling packaging waste and the benefit for the environment", "Good practices for sustainable use of municipal lands and pastures in Europe", "How to compost - the experience of the municipality of Dobrich to utilize "green" waste"

15.00 to 19.00, TIME Foundation tent - "Carbon Doctor" consultations, diagnoses, advice

15.30 to 18.30, near the festival town - Adventure of the senses "Natural art" outdoor workshop or collective creativity with materials from the environment

15.30 to 17.00, Arkobo tent - Atelier "The Candler in Me" handmade beeswax candles

16.00 to 17.00, Festival stage - "Cut me a fairy tale" children's theater performance, "Camila" children's theater group

16.00 to 18.00, Elrada Joy House tent - Didgeridoo (wind musical instrument created by the aborigines in Australia) workshop from different types of wood

16.30 to 17.30, Gaea Chelonia Tent - Land Turtle Radio Tracking Demonstration

17.00 to 17.30, next to Hotel "Impuls" - Demonstration of the Recycling Center for the utilization of packaging waste of "Ekometal Engineering" EOOD

17.30 to 18.00, Festival Stage - Awarding of the winners of the Uzana XC Cup

17.30 to 19.30, meeting point Festival Info Center - Hike to Mount Ispolin with observation of the area's biodiversity with presenters Julian Marinov and Rosen Mirchev

18.00 to 18.30, Festival stage - Review of creative workshop "Turn trash - find fortune!"

18.30 to 18.50, Festival stage - Quiz with prizes "What do we know about the Bessapar Hills?"

18.50 to 19.10, Festival Stage - Life of the Brown Bear, Otter and Wild Goat Prize Quiz

19.10 to 19.30, Festival Stage - Quiz with prizes for the ecology of the Lower Danube Basin and Persina Nature Park

20.00 to 21.00, Festival Presentation Center - Premiere film about good eco-practices funded by the GEF Small Projects Program

20.30 to 24.00, near the festival town - Theater of the senses Labyrinth "Five Elements" (with advance registration and ticket sales)

8:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Festival Stage - Theatrical Performance "The Five Elements"

21.00 to 22.30, Festival Stage - PIF Group Concert

22.00 to 24.00, Festival Presentation Center - Interactive installation "Five Senses"

22.30 to 24.00, Festival stage - Kayno Yesno Slonce group concert

24.00 – After party

July 15, 2012, Sunday

10.00 to 14.00, Festival Town - Presentation of examples of

10.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m., Festival Info Center - Forest Tracer: Walk along the Uzana eco-trail, discovering and identifying various traces of the life activity of forest animals

10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m., tent "Hlebna kashta" St. Christofor" - Atelier "Kneading traditional leavened breads"

11.30am to 12.30pm, near the festival town - "The Five Elements" meditative practices to connect with the inner essence and balance the elements.

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