site.btaApollonia Art Fest Day Four to Mark Signal Rock Band 45th Anniversary
Rock band Signal will 'rock' the stage of the Amphitheatre in Sozopol Thursday evening to mark its 45th anniversary on the fourth day of the 39th edition of the Apollonia Festival of Arts.
The band started their musical career in 1978 when their first song Love was aired on the radio and a year later their first album Eternal Crossroads was released. In front of the Sozopol audience Yordan Karadzhov (vocals, bass, guitar), Alexander Marinovski (guitar), Zhoro Yanakiev (bass guitar) and Vladimir Zahariev (drums) will perform some of the band's favourite hits of several generations.
For the fans of classical music, the festival programme includes a concert in the hall of the Archaeological Museum in the seaside town. It will feature Albena Danailova (violin), Rumen Tsvetkov (viola) and Alexander Somov (cello).
Theater 199 will be a guest on the stage of the Otets Paisii Community Center with Honour by Joanna Murray-Smith. Directed by Ivaylo Hristov and starring Kristina Yaneva, Vladimir Karamazov, Elena Hrant and Katalin Stareyshinska.
There are two titles in the cinema poster for the day. The documentary about the Bulgarian spiritual teacher Vaklush Tolev is dedicated to the centenary of his birth and tells about his life path and his ideas. The director of Vaklush is Nikolay Vassilev, who, together with Lilia Angelova and Tanya Cheshmedjieva, participated in the creation of the script. The film features music by Theodosii Spassov, Ivan Shopov and Georgi Tsvetkov.
The documentary A Provincial Hospital is a story about the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two journalists will present their new books at the artists' forum. Ivayla Alexandrova, who works as a journalist at the Bulgarian National Radio's, Hristo Botev programme will present Leaden Silence, a book dedicated to the poet Nikola Vaptsarov.
The poet and journalist Dimitar Kenarov is a guest at Apollonia with the book Dictators, Tractors and Other Adventures. "A powerful and absolutely timely book"in the opinion of Georgi Gospodinov.