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Three days of Bulgarian folk music in Kazanlak after picking roses
11.06.2019
Sonya Machorska
   For the twelfth consecutive year, as part of the Rose Festival 2019 in Kazanlak, the longest horo of the central square "Seuthopolis" was bent. More than 35 folk formations from all over Bulgaria took hold of hands for the joy of the numerous guests on the folklore day of folklore, the Press Center of Kazanlak reported.
   Over 1500 participants gathered the fourth edition of the National Folklore Competition "Dimitar Gaydarov - 1906г. - 1986 "in Rosarium Park in Kazanlak, which is held under the patronage of the Mayor of the Municipality of Kazanlak Galina Stoyanova. For three days, nearly 70 folk formations and hundreds of individual performers from all the folklore districts of Bulgaria - Pirin, Shopa, Thracian, Strandja, Severinjska, Dobrudja and Rodopska presented songs, dances and costumes characteristic of their regions.
   The love for Bulgarian folk music brings together performers from 4 years old to a late age. The oldest participant this year was 87-year-old Genyo Genev, a choreographer and national costume collector, declared the Living Human Wealth of Gabrovo by the National Program "Living Human Treasures".
Photos: Press Center Kazanlak Municipality

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