In the holiday spirit: Bodra Pessen children’s choir from Shoumen

For the children from the Bodra Pessen children’s choir from the town of Shoumen, December is a busy time of year. Founded 55 years ago by Prof. Veneta Vicheva, the choir has taken as its birthday the 5 th of December – the day of its first..

published on 12/8/18 8:25 AM

Playing with violinist Peter Deltchev – an otherworldly experience

Half a century ago Bulgarian violinist Peter Deltchev won, for the second time, fourth prize at the prestigious international violin competition Niccolo Paganini in Genoa, Italy. He had won the previous award at the same competition one year..

published on 12/7/18 1:49 PM
 The award giving ceremony for Michael Button, Yoan Dimchovski and Samuel Solomon

International Guitar Festival Pleven: bounty of meetings and excitement

A few days ago the city of Pleven – northern Bulgaria, played host to the Fourth edition of the International Guitar Festival. Its founder and art director is Nikolai Mihailov – a young tutor in classic guitar, performer and author of cinema..

published on 12/5/18 2:46 PM

Vaishnav Jan To travels the world in honour of Mahatma Gandhi

“Good people are those who feel the pain of others, who help those who live in poverty, who do not let pride take over their minds… Their tongues shall tell no lies… In their minds all religions exist side by side… “ Thus go the lyrics, in..

published on 12/4/18 2:21 PM

Young musicians at Pioneer Youth Philharmonic Orchestra do everything for “absolute music"

For the first time in its 66-year-long history, the Pioneer Youth Philharmonic Orchestra will perform Symphony No. 3 (known as "Eroica") by Beethoven. The concert takes place in the "Bulgaria" Hall in the capital city, November 29, and entrance..

published on 11/29/18 4:05 PM

Tube Hedzzz present their second album: Beyond

A few years back, three acclaimed Bulgarian musicians – Angel Dyulgerov (guitar, vocals), Vesselin Eko Vesselinov (bass) and Rosen Vatev (drums) - got together to indulge in their hobby – playing the blues and rock and roll. That was how the Bulgarian..

published on 11/28/18 11:35 AM

Jazz musician Dimitar Karamfilov releases his debut album ECOLOGY

Bulgarian double bass player Dimitar Karamfilov is part of the new generation Bulgarian jazz instrumentalists. He participated is various author’s projects of some of Bulgaria’s best jazz musicians such as Hristo Yotsov (Jazz Cats I..

published on 11/27/18 10:36 AM

Alarma Punk Jazz celebrates 10th anniversary

The Alarma Punk Jazz Festival, organized by the Bulgarian National Radio, celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. The foundation of the festival is a radio broadcast and a radio host – Tsvetan Tsvetanov: “I have been a radio host for 25..

published on 11/22/18 4:41 PM

Kamen Chanev: "I am an ordinary person who loves his work."

This evening the second performance of "Pagliacci" takes place - a joint production of the Stara Zagora Opera and Balkanski Circus. Kamen Chanev, who is one of the most remarkable Bulgarian tenors, is in the role of Kanio. After 25 years on..

published on 11/20/18 4:18 PM

Searching for new horizons - Pagliacci by Leoncavallo

Pagliacci by Ruggero Leoncavallo is in the spirit of the emblematic commedia dell'arte – a traveling theatre company with the actors playing the characters of Columbine, Harlequin… The plot lends itself easily to the “merger” of two..

published on 11/18/18 9:40 AM