CULTURAL CENTER MADARA is pleased to invite you to the
Annual Fundraising Celebration
"THE MAGIC OF BULGARIA"
in honor of the Bulgaria’s National Holiday and in support of the
newly formed Bulgarian Center of New England
This year we have prepared for you a wonderful spectacle! For the first time on one stage we will have two of the most beautiful voices of Bulgaria - Tatiana Sarbinska and Dessy Dobreva and together with the fantastic dancers of "Ludo Mlado" and the charming women choir "Divi Zheni" will immerse us in the magic of Bulgaria!
Come and experience this joy and beauty with us and invite your friends to join us!
After the show we will continue with CONCERT-PARTYand DINNER with Bulgarian, Balkan and mix music presented by DESSY DOBREVA, DJ RADI GEORGIEV, BELYANA HRISTOVA, DIVI ZHENI and will have prepared for you a delicious Bulgarian dinner!
Saturday, MARCH 19, 2016 Doors open at 5.30 pm, concert starts at 6:00 pm; follow by dance party and buffet dinner at 7:30 pm
Welcome to celebrate with us and our special guests:
the beautiful, angelic voice DESSY DOBREVA
winner of many US and international awards as Grand-Prize “Kemervision”, Turkey ; soloist of the
Neshka Robeva's musicals; former vocalist of
"Ku-Ku Band"; guest from Bulgaria (www.dessy.us)
Address: ACAS CENTER, 29 Montvale Ave, Woburn, MA, 01801 Public transportation Bus ¹ 134, mbta.com>>
Tickets for the SPECTACLE from 6:00 pm are SOLD OUT
You can buy tickets at the door for the
from 7:30 pm
$15 general, $10 adults 65+,
pay at the door with cash only
Bulgarian food and beverage refreshments will be available for sale.
The proceeds will go to support the Bulgarian Center of New England
the Bulgarian church 'St. Petka" in Boston.
Cash payments only
The event is organized by the Bulgarian-American Cultural Center Madara in partnership with the Bulgarian Church St. Petka, Bulgarian School in Boston and the newly established Bulgarian Center in New England.
"Dessy is a talent I will remember for many years. She has that rare combination of technical music skill, strong vocal ability, amazing stage presence and a passion for performing that makes it clear why she is a star...”
- David Parks
Consulting Producer – "The One: Making A Music Star", Panelist/Master Instructor – National Foundation for Advancement of the Arts
noticed her enormous musical talent. Vocally she has tremendous power, control and versatility...”
- David Scott,
Asst Prof, Voice Dept
Berklee College of Music, Boston
"Dessy possesses extraordinary talent..."
- Peter Spellman,
Berklee College of Music, Boston
Learn more about Dessy and hear her music here:www.dessy.us
TATIANA SARBINSKA, tatianasarbinska.com BOSTON GLOBE: "Tatiana Sarbinska keeps the music of Bulgaria alive.
Her voice cutting through with the sharp, bright sound of the great Bulgarian singer."
BOSTON HERALD: Tatiana Sarbinska performs with a brilliant style,
with a rich vocal technique, a wide vocal range, and a lively artistic presence."
VOICE OF AMERICA: "Tatiana is amazing. She’s an amazing artist,
and amazing performer, an incredible voice.
BULGARIAN FOLKLORE DANCE GROUP
“LUDO MLADO” (www.ludomlado.com)
Ludo Mlado is a semi- professional dance troupe based in Boston, MA. Choreographers of the troupe include a former professional dancer from the Bulgarian State Ensemble “Rodopa” and a graduate from the National Choreographic School in Sofia, Bulgaria.
By training dancers and showcasing performances at cultural events, the troupe endeavors to preserve and spread awareness of the rich dance traditions of Bulgaria and the Balkan people. Ludo Mlado performs at weddings, festivals, concerts and wherever the Bulgarian music and dance can bring out unique sensations to the event.
"DIVI ZHENI" - BALKAN WOMEN'S CHORUS & ORCHESTRA(www.divizheni.net)
Divi Zheni is a chorus and orchestra directed by renowned Bulgarian vocalist, instructor, and conductor Tatiana Sarbinska. Our Boston-based group of 20 women performs traditional music from the Balkans, including from Bulgaria, Macedonia, Russia, Serbia, Croatia, and Greece. Ms. Sarbinska, a folk-singing legend in Bulgaria, leads Divi Zheni in learning and performing traditional vocal styles, harmonies and rhythms, as well as the musical customs of the Balkans.
Divi Zheni perform at many folk festivals and folk dances, and also in concert, singing a variety of difficult a cappella, multi-part pieces, village songs, and fuller-textured and more urbanized dance songs. Learn more about Divi Zheni here >>
BELYANA HRISTOVA (http://bhristova.wix.com/belyana)
Belyana Hristova, also known as Bella, is a singer-songwriter and a piano player. She was born in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
Cuurantly Bella is a student at Berklee College of Music. Since the spring of 2015 she is a part of Howl At The Moon piano bar entertaining team, playing piano and singing. "Being part of the Berklee College Of Music community further developed me as a musician in a tremendous way. I’ve found myself reunited with the folk music of my homeland as I was never before. Being surrounded by so many extremely talented people enriched my love and knowledge for many more styles." Bella
Bulgarian-American Cultural Center Madara is an organization created solely for the purpose of popularizing Bulgarian culture in the USA . Its mission is to establish intersociety dialogue by means of culture, arts, education, economy and to organize intercultural programs and events to bring people from different walks of life together. It serves the sizeable Bulgarian community in the Boston, MA and New York, NY areas. With the help of many volunteers, the center produced and supported several cultural events, such as concerts and performances by established Bulgarian artists, performers and actors; Annual Bulgarian Cultural Festival; lectures; music classes and more. Founded by Violeta Jeliazkova www.centermadara.org
The Bulgarian Center of New England (BCNE) is a nonprofit organization, whose mission is to serve as a focal point of the Bulgarian community in New England and attract people from different backgrounds who have interest in the Bulgarian culture, art, history, and traditions. We are currently raising funds for purchasing a building for the Center. Please join our efforts. If you would like to donate, click here >>