site.btaTaraclia Dance Formations Present Bulgarian Folklore at Israel Festival
Four dance formations for children from the Moldovan city of Taraclia received awards for their performance of Bulgarian folk dances at the online festival "Bulgarian Soul in the Holy Land" in the city of Bat Yam, Israel.
Grand Prix in the "Folk dances" category was awarded to the performers from the "Constellation" choreographic collective of the Taraclia Children's School of Arts. They were awarded in the third age group. In the sixth age group, the Grand Prix was awarded to the children from the dance formation "Taraclia Megdan"of the "Smeshen Petak" Theatre of the Bessarabian Bulgarians.
First place was won by the "Bulgarian Spring" formation of "S. Tanov" Regional House of Culture and the "Talisman" formation of the Children's House of Creativity. The choreographers and directors of the two dance ensembles are Elena Mishkoy and Tatiana Kairyak.
2023 was the eight year that the event took place. Bulgarians from sixteen countries and four continents took part. The organizers announced that the festival is organized with the aim of preserving the cultural heritage of Bulgaria and Israel, cultural exchange between the two nations and uniting Bulgarians around the world by preserving their roots, traditions and customs.