Starting on 22 May until 10 July the music lovers in Sofia will be able to choose from more than 30 concerts – solo, chamber and symphony ones on the playbill of the 48 th edition of Sofia Music Weeks festival. The festival is..
The great mix of a Rhodope voice and the guitar chime is worlds apart from the traditional notion of Bulgarian folk music sound. However, the unusual professional partnership of Neli Andreeva and Nikolay Peev has once again..
Every month Radio Bulgaria invites you to vote in its music chart, Musicbox Bulgaria. After drawing of lots CDs are sent to three of you who have selected the award-winning song in the respective music genre. To vote, you can send us your choice..
On 20 May the Classic FM Radio Orchestra will have a concert at Bulgaria Hall, where they will play Antonio Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and Astor Piazzolla’s Estaciones Porteñas (The Four Seasons of Buenos Aries). Piazzolla’s..
Bulgaria’s representative Kristian Kostov ranked second at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest held in Kiev, Ukraine. The song presented by the 17-year-old is entitled Beautiful Mess. It was voted second by the audiences. Ahead of the great final..
Over the years a band from Derry in Northern Ireland, called Balkan Alien Sound, has attracted the attention of fans of fusion music and Balkan rhythms. In their latest project the band has actually grown to become BASORK, which stands for..
Petar Arnaudov – a long-year violin tutor and a deputy principal of the Lyubomir Pipkov National Music School in Sofia was granted post-mortem the Kristalno Ogarlie /Crystal Necklace/ distinction - the highest award of the Union of Musicians..
The Bulgarian town of Shumen – famous musician Pancho Vladigerov’s birthplace, has hosted for years contests for pianists, violinists and singers. Those have two main versions: national (for singers, aged up to 19) and..
In 1890, Alexander of Battenberg decreed that May 6, Gergiovden (St. George Day) be designated Day of Courage and of the Bulgarian army. After an interruption of almost 50 years, in 1993, the holiday was reinstated. It is a date..
On April 25 the Bulgarian National Radio gathered in its Studio 1 musicians distinguished at the 48th edition of BNR’s 2017 Spring music contest for new Bulgarian pop and rock song. The jury was formed by music editors from various..