Strive Festival –
Dedicated to the musical future of Bulgaria.

June 16-18, 2023

Royal Palace of Vrana

We are pleased to invite you to the second edition of the boutique Strive Music Festival which will take place from June 16-18, 2023 at Royal Palace of Vrana. Over three festive days, you will be able to enjoy the creativity of three exceptional young virtuosos, who will showcase their internationally recognized talents in full splendor.

Festival Program:

June 16: Solo violin recital by Bogomila Krasteva

Winner of the Grand Prix at the “Sopravista International Festival – Future Stars” in Italy, First Prize and Special Award “Inter Cordes” at the “Nouvelles Etoiles” international competition in Paris, and First Prize at the “Danubia Talenst Liszt International Music Competition” in Hungary, among others.

June 17: Solo guitar recital by Georgi Dimitrov-Zhozo

Winner of the First and Special Prize at the prestigious “Maurizio Biasini” international competition in Bologna, Laureate of the “Ana Amalia” International Competition in Weimar, and Laureate of the “Andres Segovia” International Guitar Competition in Monheim am Rhein, among others.

June 18: Solo soprano recital by Maria Savova

Winner of the Grand Prize at Krasimira Stoyanova’s master class, specializing in Rome at BHIAF Boris Hristov International Academy & Festival, and performing on international stages in Turkey, Germany, Spain, France, Belgium, England, China, and others.

With the special participation and support of GENESIS ORCHESTRA and the choir of the Music Laboratory for the Human Self, under the direction of Maestro Yordan Kamdzhalov.

It is an honor for us to have you be a part of this new artistic phenomenon in our cultural life, dedicated to the musical future of Bulgaria!