Bulgarika: Maestros of Bulgarian Music


Saturday, November 15, 2014
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm


The music of Bulgaria, a country long considered a cultural crossroads, is known for hauntingly expressive melodies, fascinating irregular rhythms and fiery dance tempos. In 2007 some of that country’s finest musicians formed the band ‘Bulgarika’, featuring music ranging from pure folklore to contemporary folk compositions. Comprised of gadulka virtuoso Nikolay Kolev, internationally-renowned singer Donka Koleva and select musicians, Bulgarika performs at concerts, parties, educational institutions and other public and private venues across the U.S. and internationally. Bulgarika’s 2014 tour presents “Horoto e Vechno” – “The Dance is Eternal” – and invites you to experience the unique range of Bulgarian rhythms and dances and savor a taste of the Bulgarian lifestyle. Bulgarika 2014 is these musicians Nikolay Kolev (gadulka), Donka Koleva (vocals), Vassil Bebelekov (gaida), Dragni Dragnev (tapan, gaida, keyboard).

Dance instruction by Michael Ginsberg at 7 PM

During the intermission, there will be a dance performance by Bosilek Bulgarian Dance Ensemble and  a musical interlude with 101 KABA Gaidi NY and Young Bulgarian Voices NY.

Delicious Bulgarian Food and beverages will be available for sale from Mama Mila – come hungry!

Directions to South Presbyterian Church

Co-Sponsored by Balkan Cafe

Note: Discount available at the door to ArtsWestchester members, Alliance Francaise members and Country Dancers of Westchester.

Tickets are available online until noon on Saturday, 11/15.  After that, admission will be at the door, from 4:30 PM onwards. To buy advance tickets click on “Get tickets now” below.  

Event Location and Ticket Information

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South Presbyterian Church
343 Broadway
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Saturday, November 15, 2014
Times: 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Ticket pricing:

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$20 - General Admission

Presenter: ArtsWestchester
Presenter Phone: 914-428-4220

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A presentation of the Folk Arts Program with support from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency
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