Varna Summer International Music Festival, founded in 1926, is one of the oldest festivals in Europe. It has won international recognition and is a prestigious forum for Bulgarian and world classical music and performing art. The programme includes symphony concerts, opera, ballet, chamber music, early and contemporary music, masterclasses and conferences. The annual festival supports young talent and promotes new works and collaborations between local and international performers and artists.
Olivier Marchal, famous french director, President of the 2017 Festival jury . Each winter, our festival shows about 60 to 70 news TV fictions or documentaries to be seen on the TV channels the next spring or summer. the festival is a competition between professionnal for the best fiction or documentary but is open to the public.
Every year since 1982 the international programme of Tampere Jazz Happening brings together the top names in modern jazz from Finland and abroad and the pathfinders of the future. This 4-day event is renowned for its warm atmosphere and broad-minded appreciation of contemporary jazz in all its forms. The festival presents high profile local and world class artists and powerful club gigs until the small hours, as well as a pop-up jazz library, exhibitions and children’s events.