Beginning of each festival edition is made by the Mayor of Sozopol at the opening ceremony. Opening ceremonies are celebrated with the traditional fireworks and performance of the anthem of the Festival.

After the opening ceremonies (of the festival also of the first sessions) are held big concerts with the participation of all groups. At the close of the two festival sessions is held the gala concert of the laureates. Groups present a program up to five minutes.

Competitions are also held in the form of public concerts in front the jury and audience.