22 performances, over 60 participants and a full hall – this is the aftermath of our first concert – IYC Talent JAM. On the stage of NHK, our team managed to gather and unite young people from different establishments and schools to show their talents and the skills they so persistently develop.
The concert began with a short stand-up performance by Dimitar Dimitrov, which made even the most serious among the audience laugh. The degrees of curiosity were raised by both illusionists – Alexander Filipov and Vitaly Artemovich. They performed, respectively, focus with cards and illusion with balls.
The history came to life during our concert. Students from PGT “prof. Dr. Asen Zlatarov” presented the dramatization “Djingibi” on the topic “Levski – volcano of humanity”. They rang the Shipka bells, and the Apostle himself stepped on stage. For a few minutes, everyone in the hall remembered the people that allowed us to be here at this day – proud and free.
There was a lot of dancing on stage. Svetlana Kozik and Rayna Atanasova presented solo performances. Rayna’s choreography was based on the music of Kristian Matev, composer of electronic music and student of the year in the field of “Art”. Group choreographies were presented by Dune Dance School, K-pop cover bands OneDream and COUNTDOWN, which the audience shouted at an encore.
There was no shortage of music for sure. The stage was taken over by the groups Vnapredvid, Scarlet Clouds, VIG – AEG, Zahari Lazarov and Emil Madzharov. They performed a selection of favourite rock hits, several Bulgarian songs, as well as original music, and the audience awarded them with a lot of applause.
In addition to the groups, many solo performers also took part in the program. Valeri Gadalev from PPMG ,,Acad. N. Obreshkov” made his first big appearance. Artem Dolgih presented a musical improvisation with guitar, and Alexander Filipov played the intro of the popular series “The Last Of Us” on the piano.
Anastasia Karagancheva and Maria Petkova, students of NUMSI “Prof. Pancho Vladigerov” also took the stage with their instruments and with their beautiful voices. Anastasia performed the hit of Everybody Loves an Outlaw, I See Red, and Maria presented two original ukulele songs.
Sonya Vangelova, Dominika Nikitina, Vanessa Valcheva and Anastasia Matsegora sang in Bulgarian, Ukrainian and English for our audience. Our youngest participant – Anastasia, presented herself with a Bulgarian song and thanked from the stage of our country for the hospitality and care.
Big “Thank you!” to all the participants, teachers and leaders, as well as the great audience!