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Art News from Plovdiv

4/17/2006 5:04:16 PM

An exhibition of works by artists, born in Rhodope Mountains and reflecting the mountain in their art, opens tonight at the Romfeya Art Gallery in Plovdiv.  The list of the artists include: Dimiter Serezliev, Valko Gaydarov and many more. The debut book of poetry “Self Confidence” by the Smolyan journalist, Velichka Petkova, will also be presented at the exhibition opening.

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Easter Exhibition of Icons by art students from the class of Elena Kantareva and Ass.Prof. Dechko Dechev is opening today at the foyer outside the concert hall of the Music, Dancing and Art Academy, Plovdiv.

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