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International Competition for Classical Guitar Acad. Marin Goleminov

     The International Competition for Classical Guitar Acad. Marin Goleminov is held annually in April under the patronage of the Mayor of Kyustendil. The artistic director is Ivan Andonov and the technical director - Svetlin Kirilov.

 

     The competition is open to all interested guitarists from the country and abroad. On its last fifteenth edition in 2011, over 500 guitarists from Bulgaria, Serbia, Macedonia, Greece, Ukraine, Russia, England, Norway and others took part.

 

     The guests and the jury are the most prominent and renowned composers, guitarists and teachers from Bulgaria and abroad. During the competition days there are a lot of lectures and solo concerts by famous musicians.

 

     Website: http://www.guitar.bratstvokn.org/

Do you know that:

  • the first fruit growing fair in the country was held in Kyustendil in 1896.
  • Hissarluka used to be completely deforested, but at the end of XIX and the beginning of XX century under the guidance of the forester Jordan Mitrev a coniferous forest was started.
  • the redwoods near the village of Bogoslov are the oldest and the highest in Bulgaria.