“Tango Cats” was born in 2016 through the love of three Bulgarian musicians to the dance of passion – tango. The project is innovative, but yet, the musicians are trying to present the tango in the most authentic way.
They achieve that goal thanks to the arrangements of MladenTaskov, who is “taming” any style with incredible finesse.
The trio, consisting of OrlinTsvetanov – violin, ZornitsaTsvetanova-piano, MladenTaskov-piano, played musical pieces of Astor Piazzolla, Carlos Gardel and Richard Galliano.
Guest musicians and dancers at Trakart were ZhivkoVasilev – kaval and the dancers BojinaAngelova and IliyaTchetrokov of Tango Dj Elias club. Among them were also the musicians Simeon Leonidov (cajón), VasilZlatanov (accordion), VeselinVeseliv-Eko (bass guitar), StoyanYankulov-Stundzhi (drums) etc. Continue reading
One different reading, an open rehearsal or experiment with texts and sonnets of William Shakespeare and the music of Mozart and Chopin.
Participants: Yantcho Zafirov, Peter Natchev, Dobriyana Yankova, Maria Miradi
The travel to Tibet is not only a geographical trip, but also a trip to the Self, bearing spiritual meaning and purpose. This makes such a trip different from any other trips. In order to travel to Tibet, you must have gone through the path within yourself and Tibet decides if you are allowed to set foot at its lands.
For the relations Bulgaria-Tibet and their significance, the determination of the future and the three world energy centers Tibet-Peru-Bulgaria, Dr- Rumen Stoilov – traveler and explorer shared his impression and experiences with the multiple audience at Cultural Center “Trakart”. Continue reading
The journalist Evgenii Todorov asked for history of Plovdiv classes to be included in the curriculum of the schools in the city at the premiere of the fifth volume of “Remember Plovdiv”, organized at the Cultural Center Trakart and gave a sign that maybe this is going to be the last volume. Maybe this is the reason why the subtitle of the book is “Release of the memories”.
“Plovdiv has its chroniclers and Evgenii Todorov is one of them. The energy from the past goes in the modern man. And namely that energy is collected in the five volumes of “Remember Plovdiv”, said the publisher of the books Stoyo Vartolomeev. Continue reading
Premiere in Plovdiv of the latest book of Prof. LudmilGeorgiev “Critical psychology of Bulgarian history”. The author and the book were presented by Prof. Ivo Hristov and Prof. AndreyPantev.
“The massive work of Prof. LudmilGeorgiev will last forever! This unusual book exposes our historical being in a different, stunning manner. It will lead us to infinite truths, which we have imagined that we know. Eventually, such thing should have happened!”
“This work of Prof. Georgiev blasting the entire obviousness takes to pieces the Procrustean bed of the ideological interpretations. Merciless in its diagnosis, true to its subject, the book is an expression of great pity, dedication and love to the people, which are drained in history.”
Prof. Ivo Hristov
The concert was realized with the financial support of Foundation “Together” and was part of the joint cultural program of the ethnic communities with longest history in Plovdiv, organized in 2019. The big audience applauded the artists, who participated in the concert.
DmitriiBiistrii, baritone, winner of Grand Prix and laureate of the Third Balkan Festival of Russian Song.
Svetlana Biistraia, soprano, laureate of the National Festival of Russian Song in Bulgaria.
RuzannaTashtchyan, laureate of the competition “Balkan Romance”, with an award for best concert master, provided royal accompaniment.
The event was present to all citizens of Plovdiv of the ethnic communities, represented in Foundation “Together” Continue reading
The 80th years anniversary of the famous biologist and holder of the title “Honorary sign of Plovdiv”, Prof. Dr. Stefan Stanev was celebrated at Cultural Center “Trakart”. Guests at the event were many of his friends.
Acad. Marin Kadief presented the book of the honored guest “Between Science and Art” as part of the event. The doyens of the fine arts HristoStefanov, Ivan Kirkov, Rumen Skortchev, SvetlinRusev, IoanLeviev, Dimitar Kirov, GeorgiBojilov and the famous scientists NikolayStoyanov, Ivan Buresh, DimitarVodenitcharov, NikolaiGentchev etc. are part of the characters in the memories of Prof.Stanev.
ANTOANETA PETROVA (soprano) and IVAN PENEV (piano) performed popular opera arias and plays for piano from the classical repertoire. Accompanist – Ralitsa Boteva.
Antoaneta Petrova graduated from “School for Music and Dance Art” – Dobrin Petkov. Her fantastic altitudes make her a rare voice / dramatic colortur /. In her repertoire, she has lyrical, dramatic, colorature and even mezzo-soprano arias.
IVAN PENEV graduated from the Plovdiv School of Musical and Dance Arts – Dobrin Petkov with a full honors and as a leader of his class. His education continued at the Royal Conservatory in Glasgow, where under Professor Aaron Shore graduated in Bachelor’s (2012) and Master Degrees (2014) in the piano executive department. He is currently pursuing his second year of doctoral degree at London University with Professor Ian Pace.
One evening of warmth, which brought together some of the best classical works together, performed by Denislava Staneva – soprano, Ralitsa Boteva – piano, Darina Ivanova – flute, Borislava Vassileva – violin, with poems from the book “Feather of Ancient Silence” of Svetlina Trifonova.
Tanya Nikolova is born on September 6th , 1953 in Plovdiv, she graduated from Higher School of Fine Arts in Plovdiv and worked as an engineer-technologist.
She is the author of the book “Flowering”. Shee is a member of the Society of Plovdiv Writers.