A day in pictures

| updated on 5/19/17 1:17 PM

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Plovdiv plays host to the traditional spring fair of crafts. This year more than 80 craftsmen from various parts of the country present their works at the fair, covering 25 different crafts. Photo: BTA


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The exhibition “Selected paintings – the best of the World Contest for children’s drawings” is displayed in the Vidin-based Art Gallery Nikola Petrov. The collection features 50 drawings of children from all parts of the world, having taken part in drawing contests launched in the period 2013 – 2016.  Photo: BTA



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Well-known solitary seafarer Dr. Vasil Kurtev was welcomed in his native town of Kavarna on the Black Sea. Several days ago the 80-year-old dentist completed his round-the-world navigation journey. He started off on August 5, 2015.   Photo: BTA


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The date of birth of great Bulgarian basso singer Boris Christoff – May 18, is the opening day of the 13th edition of the Festival of Arts named after the maestro. The even takes place at the singer’s home in Sofia, which has been turned years ago into a museum.  Photo: BTA


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Hall 1 of the National Palace of Culture was the stage for a benefice concert of great folk singer Valya Balkanska and bagpipe player Petar Yanev. The concert was entitled “The Magic of the Rhodopes” and it took place together with the show “The Bride” of the Rhodopa Folk Ensemble. The voice of the folk singer is present in the message from Earth to the Universe, included in 1977 in the golden record of the US space ships Voyager 1 and Voyager 2.   Photo: BTA


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