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Folk singer Valya Balkanska turns 80

Valya Balkanska
Photo: Ani Petrova, BNR

Folk singer Valya Balkanska from the Rhodope region turns 80 today. 

The singer gained world fame with the song Izlel e Delyo Haidutin, a recording of which was included on the Golden Record carried on board the Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 probes into outer spaceRecordings of her performances are kept at the Bulgarian Naitonal Radio’s Golden Fund audio archives. 

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