Current News

Current News

 Nikolay Gyaurov - the fifth anniversary from his death

Nikolay Gyaurov - the fifth anniversary from his death

6/2/2009 3:20:49 PM


One of the legends of opera – Nikolay Gyaurov, died on June 2, 2004 in Modena, Italy, at the age of 75. The great Bulgarian basso’s career lasted almost half a century. He sang on some of the world’s most famous stages such as La Scala, the Vienna opera, Bolshoi theater, and Covent Garden.

Nikolay Gyaurov was born in Velingrad on September 18 1929. He graduated opera singing in Moscow and Leningrad. In Bulgaria, he was taught by Hristo Brambarov. In 1956, he became a solo artist in Bulgaria's National opera. A year later, he started working in Bolshoy theater, and in 1958 – in the Vienna and Paris national operas. In 1956, he made his debute on the stage of the Milano scala and was immediately accepted as its regular member.

He was only 26 when he won the big award of the International Singer Competition in Paris and the World Youth Festival in Warsaw. He has won the Orpheus prize of the French academy a number of times, as well as medals Mascani and Luigi Ilicca.

Almost simultaneously, he was awarded the big prize of the French academy and the prize of the Italian Association of Art, Culture, and Science. When USA celebrated their 200th anniversary, Nikolay Gyaurov was awarded the title Senior Washington, as well as the UN silver medal of peace.


Business Industry Capital

SVETA BOGORODITSA (Holy Virgin Marys Day)
The Orthodox Church names this day Dormition of the Theotokos, also known in Eastern Orthodox world as Assumption Day or Holy Virgin Marys Day
Transfiguration of our Lord Jesus Christ
August 6th, the Orthodox Church celebrates the Transfiguration of our Lord Jesus Christ.
MAKAVEYAN DAYS - August 1-12
MAKAVEYAN DAYS - August 1-12
8/1/2018 9:00:00 AM
The traditional holidays called "Makaveyan Days" last for 12 days - from August 1st to August 12th.
ST. PANTELEYMON, the All-Merciful
ST. PANTELEYMON, the All-Merciful
7/27/2018 9:00:00 AM
Name day of everyone named Panteley, Dobra, Dobrin, Dobrina.T
Plovdiv hosts the 2018 World Rowing Under 23 Championships
From July 26 until 29 the city of Plovdiv hosts the 2018 World Rowing Under 23 Championships.
St. Annas Summer Feastday (Dormition of the Mother of the Holy Virgin)
Name day of everyone named Anna, Yana, Enko.
Hills of Rock 2018 festival adds 14 new names to its lineup
Hills of Rock is getting bigger! 14 new names have been announced to the second edition of the Plovdiv festival.
St. Prophet Ilia (Ilinden)
St. Prophet Ilia (Ilinden)
7/20/2018 9:00:00 AM
St. Ilia is a Judaic prophet and a wandering hermit, who lived in the time of the Israeli king of Ahav and queen Iesavel.
That day back in 791 AD, Bulgarian Army led by Khan Kardam won the battle by the Markella Fortress
The name of Kardam is first encountered in the Byzantine sources in 791, when Emperor Constantine VI embarked on an expedition against Bulgaria
Celebrating the anniversary of Levski birth
Celebrations of the 176th anniversary of Levskis birth will open July 14th, by a long-distance race.