‘Na Megdana’ Bulgarian Folk Festival – Oct 16 & 17

The BMNECC is hosting a 2-day Folk Festival — Na Megdana – that focuses exclusively on Bulgarian dance and music. Prominent ensembles from all over the U.S. and Canada will be taking part in this first-of-a-kind Pittsburgh event. Click here to buy tickets via Showclix.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2015

7:00 pm@ West Mifflin Area Middle School Auditorium:

  • Otets Paissii Folk Ensemble: Managing Director Joy Holden and Artistic Director Bilyana Stoyanova-Stafura
  • Special musical guests:  Vladimir Mollov Band
  • The BMNECC’s Danka Folklore Dance Group, directed by Aleksandar Zankin
  • The BMNECC’s Shareni Chorapi Children’s Group, directed by Aleksandar Zankin
  • General admission tickets: $15.00

9:30 pm to 2:00 am @ Bulgarian Center:

  • Late-night Vecherinka dance party
  • Home cooked Bulgarian food available for purchase
  • Live music by Orchestra Forte and Vladimir Mollov Band
  • Cash bar open all night
  • General admission tickets: $10.00
  • A combined ticket for both the Otets Paissii concert and the Vecherinka costs $20.00


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2015

2:00 to 4:00 pm @ Bulgarian Center:

  • Renowned dance instructor/choreographer Aleksandar Zankin will conduct a folk dance workshop, open to both experienced dancers and newcomers
  • Workshop fee: $10.00.
  • Click here for more information and to register.

7:00 to 9:00 pm @ West Mifflin Area Middle School Auditorium:

Seven Bulgarian folk dance ensembles will perform. (Click the links for ensemble information.)

9:30 pm to 2:00 am @ Bulgarian Center:

  • Late-night Vecherinka dance party
  • Home cooked Bulgarian food available for purchase
  • Live music by The 412 Bend and Vladimir Mollov Band
  • Cash bar open all night
  • General admission tickets: $10.00
  • A combined ticket for both the Folk Dance show and the Vecherinka costs $20.00.

Please join us in this celebration of Bulgarian culture!

Click here to buy tickets via Showclix.

Contact Peter Djalaliev at peter.djalaliev@gmail.com for more information and other ticketing options.

ATTENTION OUT-OF-TOWN GUESTS!
Book your room at any one of the three hotels listed below and receive a special rate. Just mention the Bulgarian Cultural Center when you book your room.

  • The Courtyard Marriott at the Waterfront, West Homestead. Click here or phone 412-462-7301.
  • The Hampton Inn at the Waterfront, West Homestead.  Click here or phone 412-462-4226.
  • The Comfort Inn in West Mifflin. Click here or phone 412-653-6600.

 

The West Mifflin Area Middle School is located at 81 Commonwealth Ave, West Mifflin, PA 15122.

Click here for directions to the Bulgarian Center. Parking is free in our large private lot.