Our Bulgarian Education and Culture Society Pchela conceives, organizes and executes events promoting traditional Bulgarian culture and have significance for Bulgarian people. We have executed many successful events.Every year we conduct two important events Balkan Fest and Nadigravaneto. Also we host a number of concerts, appearances and exhibits.
Sound Portraits from Bulgaria:
Journey to a Vanished World –
March 1st 2020 at 3 pm
Free Admission for Children and Seniors
Sunday, March 1st at 3pm at Brea Civic & Cultural Center
Over 50 years ago, Martin Koenig traveled to Bulgaria to film and record traditional musicians and dancers. Four years ago, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings asked Martin to produce a high-quality recording of this music. As a result, the Smithsonian has just published Sound Portraits From Bulgaria. Please join Martin on March 1st at Brea Civic & Cultural Center to celebrate the completion of this 144-page book with 2 music CDs. He will give a short presentation, show photos, films and tell stories. The book will be available at this event Payment by cash or check only.
“These tunes pack a punch far beyond language barriers.”