The concert “From Toledo to Plovdiv” happened with a great success. The songs were performed by the actress EVA VOLITSER, accompanied by three musicians: YAVOR ZHELEV – flute, VIDELIN DZHEDZHEV – violin, HRISTO NEITCHEV – acoustic guitar.
The texts of the songs were in Judaeo-Spanish, and before the performance of each one of them, its poetic translation in Bulgaria was read. At special screens were projected pictures of Chagall, Modigliani, El Greco, TsankoLavrenov who were carrying the spiritual richness of the songs and fairy tales, which even today sound in Judaeo-Spanish in Plovdiv.
The project is part of the official program of Plovdiv 2019 European capital of culture and was realized with the financial support of Plovdiv 2019.
Publishing house “Janet-45” and Cultural Center “Trakart” organized meeting conversation with Ivan Suhivanov about the book “The style of impossible” and the magazine MORE (SEA).
Ivan Suhivanov was born on 6 September 1961. He has philological education. He is a lecturer at BFE. Since 2009, he works as an editor of the Burgas magazine for literature “More”.
He has published books with poetry, prose and critics. He has compiled several anthologies.
Presentation of the book: Elena Divarova Continue reading
The guitarist AtanasShishkov and Cultural Center “Trakart” presented the project “AtanasShishkov Guitar Lab – Sunday Guitar Workshop”.
It was a guitar event, based on the principle of open stage, where everybody was able to get on the state, to test a guitar and equipment, to play or just listen to guitar music!
Interesting instruments were presented, different subjects, related to music, and in particular, to the guitar were discussed.
Everybody was free to bring his own instrument, amplifier or other equipment which to be tested and discussed.
Author’s music, covers and jam tracks were performed.
The project “Crafts enter in the neighborhood”, organized by Metaart Foundation, in partnership of Secondary School “Nikola Vaptsarov” – Plovdiv started on 16 February. In five consecutive Saturday mornings in February and March, the children from the school had the opportunity to participate in many meetings with prominent Bulgarian artists, working in the sphere of applied arts The workshops with strong practical direction and during the work, the pupils made together different artifacts, using techniques, specific for the various styles of the lecturers. Continue reading
The Cultural representation of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran organized, as per the event of the Iranian New Year /Nowruz/ a concert with traditional Iranian music. Continue reading
On 18 March at 18:00 h, at Cultural Center “Trakart” in Plovdiv, as a joint initiative, was opened the exhibition “Calligraphic-artistic schools and clerical centers: Samples of the Slavonic manuscript collection of the National Library in Plovdiv“. The exhibition presented the most significant clerical centers in the period XV-XVIII as well as some of the most famous samples of the manuscript schools in copies, made on vinyl: the Etropole school with Missal of hieromonkDanail; Karlovo-Adjahr school with Priest Iovkov, Pentecostarion of Priest Iovko and Octoechos of StankoGramatik; the Kuklen school with Service Menaion for month of June of KrastionGramatik; the Kotel school with Kotel’s collection, middle of XVI century, Collection of words of Joseph Bradati of the Rila’s school. The exhibition also presented many more samples of clerks and penman of these schools.
In 2018 the exhibition was presented in Helsinki, Finland and Tartu, Estonia, where it acquired great interest.
The second concert of our cycle SPRING CONCERTS happened on 8 March in “Trakart” hall.The participants in the concert were students of the piano class of Diana Petkova and violin class of Albena Byandova.
The concert of Mariana Ilieva – soprano and Ivan Kabamitov – baritone, with the participation of IlkoVasilev and rock band, that was organized on 7 March at Cultural Center “Trakart” was of great interest to the audience of Plovdiv.
The conferencier Toma Sprostranov presented the performers and popular melodies.
The program included performance of music of the repertoire of Céline Dion, Sarah Brightman, Ricchi e poveri, author’s music of Mariana Ilieva. Continue reading
HARUN VEISEL GUIMUSH – glass-master was a guest at Cultural Center “Trakart” on 5 March and he made a live demonstration of the technique “manual glass blowing”. Continue reading
Piano concert of ANTONIA VELKOVE – 7 years-old of the piano class of Diana Petkova.
Participants in the concert were BoyanSlavov – 6 years-old and BelomiraKoleva – 12 years old of the percussion instruments class of DesislavaGiuzeleva.
The program included performance of works of Glinka, Beethoven, Clementi, Chopin etc.