Apollonia Festival Of Arts 2011 - Culture

Apollonia Festival Of Arts 2011 - Culture 

Apollonia - the biggest Bulgarian arts festival occurs in the distant 1984 as an initiative of the traditionally friendly summer vacation in Sozopol musicians, artists,theater, film makers, writers and journalists. Organized and motivated by violinistDimo Dimov - leader of the famous string quartet bearing his name, they formed a small team that overcomes predictable and largely unexpected difficulties. On firstarriving participants immediately impresses something unexpected. Of Apollo for artists care colleagues also artists who take over everything - from the selection and compilation of programs to the smallest domestic problems. Then, from the firstopening, Apollo imposes its style - Festival holiday in late summer, which has scenes and rooms in all the arts are plenty of genres and forms - both popular and more difficult, higher even elitist .

 

 

 

 

 

 

    On September 1, 1984 on stage at the amphitheater, specially built at the initiative of enthusiasts and with the assistance of the then government of Sozopol, the world goes Nicolas Gyuzelev bass and accompaniment pianist Theodore Museveni performed songs from the chamber works of Modest Mussorgsky. Not an easy one, even too bizarre for a summer evening by the sea program, but met with unprecedented enthusiasm.
    The next day Nicholas Gyuzelev makes his famous incantation: Keep this festival!
Then, from 1 to 12 September, boredom sea is just blown - 18 concerts, 8 and 4 ballet theater performances, four poetry readings, 8 exhibitions, film premieres, 6 feature films and another 50 documentaries and 60 cartoons. All rooms are always crowded ...
    For 27 years in Sozopol Apollonia came almost all the biggest personalities in Bulgarian culture and art, many - several times.
    Along with them, their first steps in public in the town have made young performers, still run by the world scene.
Tradition is a poster for evenings at the amphitheater to meet the widest range of preferences.
    Over the years the theater program - in the hall of the library "Father Paisii" - and included the most interesting for the audience of the past season, and bold experiments, whose authors seek first survey of its attempts to tourist audiences. A generation of theater people and their fans will never forget that it is in Sozopol, Apollonia, in September 1988 for the first time in Bulgaria game Beckett - "Waiting for Godot '- the famous spectacle of Leon Daniel Joseph Surchadzhiev, IvayloHristov, Atanas Atanasov, Miroslav and Veselin Kosev Rankov.
    At the beginning of the church "St. St. Cyril and Methodius", now the Historical Museum, chamber music concerts offer examples of classic and contemporary, performed by the stars and young talents. In recent years, these concerts are usually an opportunity for expression of the young who earn success in the world, but are still less known in this country.
    Traditionally a rich literary program - mainly premieres of new books, sometimes even before be printed.
The Art Gallery in Old Town for years and special interest table Theatre - evenings in which popular actors read unfamiliar pieces.
    There, at the Art Gallery, and arranged exhibitions of Apollo.
Late in the night club scene is UBB jazz and good humor with the participation of all Bulgarian stars, and with elite guests from the world.
Screening of the new Bulgarian films were hits in the reading room, but this year the House of fleet-friendly public hours.
... Even then, somewhere in the early years of Apollo, the writer Georgi Danailov, asked how he explains the influx of people to all rooms, said: "Most sympathetic is that my audience that bears feast on your soul. Comes to be happy not gloating expect failure ... "
    And now 27 years Apollo is for all who bear feast in his soul.
    Now, in 2011 - from 27 August to 5 September.

 

 

 

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