Sts Kiril & Methody Bulgarian Festival
Saturday , May 23, 2015 • 3:00 PM
Event DetailsThe Bulgarian community gathers for the 15th year at the Croatian American Cultural Center to celebrate their culture, and honor the Saints Kiril & Methody. There will be Bulgarian music, dancing and delicious samples of Bulgarian food and wine.
~Seven~ folk dance groups: L.A.s D.E.B.A, Xorotroptzy, and OpaHey, Torontos Dimitrovche, San Joses Ripni Kalinke, Sacramentos Balkanski Ritmi, and San Francisco Bays Antika Bulgaria, as well ~six~ music ensembles from the SF Bay Area: Varimezovi Family Band, Bebelekovi Family Band + Trio Mio, Rumen Shopov Student Ensemble, Da Mozhem and last but not least Fanfare Zambaleta Brass Band will rock your socks off
3:00 pm - Dance Workshop with Dimitur Minkov, Kid’s Dance Workshop with Tanya Kostova
The workshop will be a sharing of dances amongst the seven Bulgarian folk dance groups and a preparation for the “Festival On Wheels” (Festival Day TWO, Sunday 5/24). Open to the public.
4:00 pm - Kids Concert
4:45 pm Dance Groups Concert (Part One)
5:30 pm - Fanfare Zambaleta Brass Band - Kick-off of the party!
6:00 pm - Opening Ceremony
Introduction of all guest groups and host, the Cultural Club Antika.
Anthems of the holiday, of Bulgaria, and of various folklore regions of Bulgaria/the Balkans.
6:30 pm - Concert
Slavic Strings (Classic) Concert, Bebelekovi Family Band, Antika Cultural Club, Varimezovi Family Band
8 pm - Dance Groups Concert (Part Two)
9 pm - Rumen Shopov Student Orchestra
10 pm - Music Jam
Hristo Kolev will be preparing Bulgarian food for the event!
ps: if you don't have the facebook events for the Big Bulgarian Weekend here they are:
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