"The human soul is sculpted by music" Kichka Hristova loves to say. The Bulgarian folk song has been part of her live for 40 years. She was born in Varna and her creative activity is entirely linked to the seaside city. Having mastered the traditional..
Gela village in the Rhodopes is once again bringing together kaba gaida (low-pitched) bagpipe players. As always the bagpipe playing contest is taking place in Ilindenski meadows above the village on the first Saturday of..
Once again the students of the National School of Folk Arts Filip Kutev in Bulgaria’s Kotel and their teachers showed their high professionalism, this time at an international forum in Turkey. This is a well-deserved recognition for the first..
One of the biggest folklore festivals near Rozhen peak (The Rhodopes) again gathers fans of folklore from Bulgaria and abroad. Traditionally Rhozen is a festival of folklore and stockbreeding, as stockbreeding is the main livelihood in the..
Residents of Graovo folklore region organize for the second consecutive year a fair near the Giginski Monastery dedicated to the local traditions, faith, folklore, crafts, talent and spirit. He three day Tsurnogorski Fair will be held..
The Days of Bulgarian Culture, Folklore and Traditions in Ohrid will be held for the 4th time in the period June 29th – July 3th. The aim is to popularize traditional Bulgarian folk singing and dancing during the peak of the tourist season in the..
On 24 June the Bulgarian Orthodox Church honours one of the most revered Christian saints – John the Baptist. In folklore tradition the day is called Enyovden , Midsummer’s day, and it is connected with different rituals and beliefs connected..
Between June 17 and 23 the residents and the guests of the town of Elin Pelin will celebrate in the rhythm of the Shoppe songs and dances. The Shoppe folklore tradition has long ago won the love of the audience, of many generations of Bulgarian writers,..
This year we mark 110 years since the birth offolklore singer from northern Bulgaria – Mita Stoycheva. Even today stories go of her charismatic voice charming the listeners of the Bulgarian National Radio as well audiences in concert halls. For..
A concert called “Art helps make friends” by the folk choir of the Gotse Delchev ensemble, Sofia, with conductor Marek Dyakov and the Ezerets , Blagoevgrad vocal ensemble with conductor Ilian Yuruchki is to take place at the Sofia City Art..
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Albena is a popular Bulgarian name and a popular female character by great Bulgarian writer Yordan Yovkov. His play of the same name, telling..
The old town of Tryavna, famous with preserved cultural traditions dating back to the 17th century, is ready the first edition of its jazz..
“Each job requires its master,” the Bulgarian people say. This wisdom has passed the test of time and keeps being valid in the modern world. Being..