Digital Catalogue of Festivals


National Competition for Performing Czech and Slovak Music

Activity Cancelled
Founded 1987
Location Varna
First edition in Varna 1987
Last edition in Varna 2015
Frequency of occurrence biennale
Month March – April
Usual duration 5-10 days
Type musical
Regulations Competition
Audience specialized
Content traditional
Range national
Organizer a non-profit organization
Type of participants professionals
Places in halls
Access free of charge

The Competition was founded after the initiative of the Association for Bulgarian – Czech and Slovak Friendship – Varna and its long-time president Assoc. Prof. Konstantin Troshev. Initially the participants were students from the Music School “Dobri Hristov”, but after 1989 it turned into a national event. 


The organizers were joined by the Varna Municipality, the Embassies of Czechia and Slovakia and the Czech Cultural Institute, People’s Community center “Bohemia 2012”, Foundation “Czech Music Fund” – Prague, Foundation “Bohuslav Martinu” – Prague, Foundation “Leos Janacek” – Brno and Radio Varna. 


The concert programs were presented in the Navy Club, the Varna Municipality, the City Art Gallery “Boris Georgiev”, the National Arts School “Dobri Hristov” and Radio Varna.

Editions in Varna 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015