Live music event 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm
Cost: $12 BIFD members/$15 non-members
Sodal Hall, Avalon Ballroom, Boulder
Join us for an event of live music and cultural celebration! Come for the music, the dancing, the friends and the food.
The party will be a potluck. Everyone is encouraged to bring a snack or beverage to share.
Open to all. No partners or dance experience necessary.
Nikolay Kolev (gudulka) a native of the Thracian Rose Valley village of Karavelovo. Nikolay has accompanied many well-known Bulgarian singers. In 1999, Nikolay was the first Bulgarian to be recognized by the Slavic Heritage Council of America for his outstanding contributions to music.
Donka Koleva (vocals) is a native of the village of Tuzha in the Stara Zagora region of Thrace. Since immigrating to the U.S., she has taught and performed widely across North America. In addition to her vocal talents Donka serves as Bulgarika's business manager.
Temelko Ivanov (kaval) has been a musician with the State Folk Ensemble “Trakia” since 1996. He has served as a lecturer and jury panelist at multiple folklore seminars and competitions in Bulgaria.
Nikolay Kodzhabashev (tambura) is a soloist with the Sliven Folk Dance and Music Ensemble (Slivern, Bulgara) and a member of the “Perla” folk band (tambura, guitar).
Event funded in part by the Alex “Tink” Wilson Legacy Fund via Boulder International Folk Dancers