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Bulgaria won for the first time the Discovery Song Contest in 2016

In 2016 Bulgaria won for the first time the Discovery Song Contest. The festival took place in Varna, Bulgaria, from 19-th to 23rd May. The winner song „Till the end” was performed by it’s author, the young singer Todor Georgiev – Toshey, known by the Bulgarian audience for his participation in Voice of Bulgaria finals. The famous Bulgarian musician and composer Evgeni Dimitrov- Maestro, won the prize for arrangement for same song. Todor, who’s birthday was in the festival day, was awarded with the WAFA (World Association of festivals and artists) Award.  The managing team of WAFA was in Varna for the Annual Executive Board WAFA Meeting. WAFA gave a second WAFA award to Dimitry Sysoev from Ukraine. The second prize was for the song ”Fog”, performed by one of the song’s authors, Dimitry Sysoev from Ukraine. The third place in the Song contest won...

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WAFA Annual Executive Board Meeting was held in Varna

WAFA(World Association of festivals and artists) had on 21st May in Varna, in frame of Discovery festival, it’s Annual meeting of Executive Boad members.The meeting was held in Grand Hotel London. The WORLD ASSOCIATION OF FESTIVALS AND ARTISTS (WAFA) is a non-governmental, non political, non profit, cultural institution and free of racial, gender or national prejudice. The objectives of WAFA is establishing close cooperation with the Festivals organizations, assisting and helping Festivals to attain higher standards, providing help to young talent in their advancement of their musical career, co-operating with National and International organizations. WAFA activity is to exchange ideas and experience about the process of organizing International Festivals and promote the best Festivals around the world. On photo: – Mine Mucur – composer, Turkey, member of the Board – Guillermo Albelo, Spain (between Mine Mucur and Robert Cefai) – Vice president – Robert Cefai,...

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Discovery 2016 started with the Discovery Star Laureates Concert

Discovery 2016 started with the Star Laureates of Discovery Concert, that was held on 21st May at 20.00 h in the Concert Studio of Bulgarian National Radio – Radio Varna. The concert was opened by the Polish Jazz &  R’n’B performer Marius Szaban, who presented his songs in English and Polish. After him the audience enjoed the performance of it’s favorite Luca Sepe and Daniele Musiani, who performed in 2007 the Italian song , that won Discovery. Both Italians performed popular Italian canzonettas, songs by Luca Sepe and music parodies. Both are very popular in Italy with their music parodies on Television show....

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International Radio Contest and Online Voting at Discovery 2016

International Radio contest will be held in the frame of 25th Anniversary edition of Discovery International Pop music festival. The audience of radio stations in different countries will have the chance to vote for the songs, that will be lounched in radio air. The first  broadcasting was on May 15th on National Bulgarian radio – Radio varna. The Radio contest is held for forth time. Until now in the contest participated radios stations from seven countries with more than 500 000 votes. The festival fans could vote also online for their favourite song on  http://contest.discoveryfest.com/. In the festival participate 14 songs from Bulgaria, Indonesia, Italy, Spain, Malta, Macedonia, Romania, Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Turkey, Philippines, Azerbaijan. The final of  Discovery International Pop Music Festival will be on 22th May in Drama Theater “stoyan Bachvarov”- Varna at 18:45 h. The awards for International song contest and online...

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Golden voices of Napoli in the concert “Star laureates of Discovery“

The Italians Luca Sepe and Daniele Musiani, laureates of Discovery Festival, will perform as a duo at the “Star laureates of Disocvery“ Concert, that will be held on May 20Th in the Concert Studio of Bulgarian National Radio Varna. Luca Sepe, actor and singer, song writer, with two Discovery festival first prizes, had concerts in Bulgaria and broadcasting on Bulgarian National Television. He started his career on the stage of Sanremo. Luca participated in many international festivals, tours in USA and Europe, he participated in a Europe tour of Zuccero.  He has an own label, LS MUSIKA.  Since eight years is host of the radio shows Kiss Kiss Napoli and TAPPI, and since  2010 is a permanent host  on Radio and TV  Canale 34 Telenapoli. He is involved in causes. For three years he organized the concert “Luca Sepe and friends” for UNICEF for the...

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25th Discovery edition is coming

Phenomenal voices will sound again on Discovery Music Festival stage. The festival has it’s Anniversary edition with its 25 years. The fans of the festival will see the concert of Discovery stars-winners during the years and special guests. The audience will see the favorite Luca Sepe and Daniele Musiani, Georgi Hristov, Mihai Traistariu, Duo “Mania”, Nikolay Manolov, Rolf Roosalu etc. Music, fashion and art, films, book promotions, International radio competition, are part of the festival program, which will run from 16th to 22nd May in Varna. “Discovery” will be host of the Annual meeting of the Executive Board of the World Association of organizers of festivals and artists (WAFA). Over the on the stage of Varna participated singers and songwriters from 57 countries and six continents. “We are proud that we managed to build a reputation of a prestigious international festival of pop music and...

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After five-hour musical marathon, Spain and Croatia became winners of “Discovery 2015”

The performers and audience of Discovery 2015 participated in a five-hour musical marathon. The festival started at 18.30 h and ended at 23.30 h. The Hall of Drama theater “Stoyan Bachvarov” Varna was filled and the audience sang and danced with the participants in the competitions and the guest stars. Two international juries evaluated the two competitions for song and performers. This year Bulgaria was represented only by one participant, a former favorite from the second season of “The Voice of Bulgaria”,  Todor Gadjalov, who received a special award. The first prize in the International singer contest grabbed the wonder child of Croatia, Dino. The 23-year-old rocker has recorded 11 first awards in 11 international competitions; “Discovery” has become the twelfth victory. He also received the award of the audience, which voted in the concert hall. His performance of Show must go exited the audience....

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Fandango and Teddy Katsarova special guests at “Discovery 2015”

The most romantic voice of Bulgaria Stefan Mitrov with a brand new song The Pop singer Teddy Katsarova that came back to Bulgaria few years back  and the rock band “Fandango”, whose latest album “Like before” is among the five nominees for BG Album of the Year at this year’s music awards of BG Radio, are the Bulgarian stars who will participate as special guest at the 24th edition of the International Music Festival “Otkritie 2015.” The young and charming Teddy with a big smile has already 20-years career on the music scene. Last year the singer celebrated in January with a stylish concert, gathered her biggest hits. Over the years, with great charm and velvety voice, Teddy Katsarova conquer not only the domestic auditory, but  alsoNordic audience. After her successful music projects in Finland and Sweden, after her performances as a songwriter, after hher...

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The British Rap lady Lady Leshar special guest of “Discovery 2015”

The first lady of British rap Lady Leshar will make her Bulgarian debut onMay 16 on the stage of “Discovery” International pop music festival in Varna. Bulgarian fans will hear live the most popular pieces of rap icon of the United Kingdom. They call her the British Nicki Minaj because of the dark color and her eccentric vision and because of her African roots. But the similarities between Lady Leshar and American black pearl of pop music does not end here. Both ladies have something else in common – this is their favorite style – rap. And while in recent years the genre was inherent only for the bad guys from Harlem and Bronx, recent status quo is disturbed by several representatives of the fairer sex. “Guardian” puts Lady Leshar among the 5 most famous rap singers in the world today. The Britain was born...

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