7th Annual Sts. Kiril & Methody - Bulgarian Cultural Festival
Saturday , May 19, 2007 • 3:00 PM • $15, Children free
The Bulgarian community gathers at the Croatian American Cultural Center to celebrate their culture, and honor the Saints Kiril & Metody. There is Bulgarian music, dancing, and delicious samples of Bulgarian food and wine. It is a day of appreciation for all art, science and knowledge. There are garlands of flowers woven by children, and bread is shared with all. Artists from neighboring cultures are invited to join.
3PM -6PM Dance and music workshops. Kids' workshop. Live music.
3PM Bulgarian traditional food and drink available - Bar open
5PM Weaving of the traditional garland of flowers - student performances
6PM Procession of the GOLDEN ICON of Sts Kiril & Methody. Everyone sings "Za mnogaja leta", the Hymn to Sts Kiril and Methody with Dalmacijo Singers.
7PM Concert by UCLA BALKAN ENSEMBLE led by Ivan Varimezov and Tzvetanka Varimezova. This large 20 member ensemble includes the choir "Superdevoiche" and the contemporary wedding music of the "UCLA Balkan Band"
9PM Party. Bands in two rooms!
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