Mitko Shterev creates new arrangement to the popular song “Chrysanthemums”

Bulgaria’s composer and founder of Diana Express band Mitko Shterev has revived one of his most popular songs “Chrysanthemums” on occasion of his birthday (January 28). The cover version of the song was released several days ago..

published on 2/14/21 10:30 AM

Going “Places”to the sound of the kaval – as seen by Zhivko Vasilev

Born in the town of Smolyan in the heart of the Rhodope Mountain, Zhivko Vasilev grew up with the beauty of these parts. The kaval is the instrument he uses to study, develop and preserve the music tradition of the Rhodopes. A young and..

published on 2/12/21 3:10 PM

Bulgaria’s opera house in Stara Zagora in top 10 of a European competition

The state-run opera house in the Bulgarian city of Stara Zagora ranked among the top 10 in the opera competition for European educational performances. It is organized by the Association of Philanthropists for Opera and Ballet "FEDORA" - the..

published on 2/4/21 11:36 AM
Svilen Noev, front man of Ostava

A song with a "giant" cause of helping parentless children

Every year more than 2,000 children in Bulgaria are abandoned by their parents, most of them still in the maternity hospital. This has been a steady trend over the last 10 years. The situation of families at risk is particularly dramatic in..

published on 2/2/21 11:52 AM

Nikola of Cool Den: "Music must always be organic and natural"

Guitarist and singer with original style, Nikola and his band Cool Den have been among the most interesting music phenomena of recent years. After his arrival in the capital city for his studies at the Sofia University, Nikola quickly gained..

published on 1/30/21 10:25 AM

Maria Koleva: "Traditional Bulgarian art is destiny, mission and magic"

The successes of the famous singer are remarkable not only as a soloist. Over the years she has participated in various chamber and choir formations – "Avrena" Quartet, "Balkan Voices", "Dragostin Folk", "Philip Koutev" National Folklore..

published on 1/28/21 10:00 AM
Composer Petar Dundakov

Film music is freedom and a challenge

They say that the best film music is the one that the viewer does not even notice, but somehow experiences it through the characters, through their actions and emotional states. This seemingly strange definition is shared by Petar..

published on 1/15/21 12:36 PM

Gyurga Pindzhurova: Magician of Bulgaria’s folk music

Gyurga Pindzhurova is one of the most emblematic figures in Bulgaria’s folk music field. Back in the 1930s, people used to call her "the magician of Bulgaria’s folk music". Her rich music repertoire isstored at the BNR music archives...

published on 1/10/21 8:25 AM
Georgi Cherkin

Beethoven's masterpieces and little-known works in concert of Sofia Philharmonic

This concert had to take place in December when the whole world celebrated the 250th anniversary of Ludwig Van Beethoven's birth . The concert was then postponed, but fortunately its time has come relatively quickly. In a program composed..

published on 1/7/21 10:27 AM

Bulgarian song ranks 26th on ESC Top 250

The song performed by singer Victoria Georgieva that had to present Bulgaria at the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest is among the 30 all-time favorite Eurovision songs. "Tears Getting Sober" is ranked 26th by the fans of the music contest, and has been..

published on 1/4/21 4:28 PM