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Awards 2018

Grand Prize for overall performance at the VIII International Choir Festival „Chernomorski zvutsi“: a gold-plated statuette „Chernomorski zvutsi“ and a cash premium

  • Kivi Youth Vocal Group, Vilnius, Lithuania. Conductor Danguolė Aukselien

Winner of a category „Equal voices“ and a cash premium

  • Girls’n Qvinns Female choir, Ekenäs, Finland. Conductor Monica Henriksson
  • Alumnae Choir of the Academic Female, Choir of Tartu University, Tartu, Estonia. Conductor Ülle Sakarias

Winner of a category „Mixed choirs“ and a cash premium

  • Dragan Shuplevski Mixed Choir, Skopje, Macedonia. Conductor Sasho Tatarchevski

Winner of a category „Chamber choirs“ and a cash premium

  • Kivi Youth Vocal Group, Vilnius, Lithuania. Conductor Danguolė Aukselienė

Winner of a category „Folk Ensembles“ and a cash premium

  • Ezeretz Vocal ensemble at N. J. Vaptsarov-1866 Community Centre, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria. Conductor Ilian Yuruchki

Special Diploma for children’s choir „Future of Europe“ of the Association „Musical world – Balchik“

  • Choir of students from Slobozan School of Aesthetic Education Kvitka Nadii, Slobozansk, Ukraine. Conductor Anastasia Sotullenko
  • Portamento Chamber Girls’ choir, Starachowice, Poland. Conductor Bożena Magdalena Mrózek, PhD

Diploma of the Bulgarian Choir Union for the best performance of a Bulgarian choir

  • Morfova – Prokopova Female Choir, Sofia, Bulgaria. Conductor Iliya Gramatikov, PhD

Diploma of the Union of Bulgarian Composers for the best interpretation of a Bulgarian song by a foreign choir

  • Martakkord Chamber Choir, Moscow, Russia. Conductor Tatiyana Dmitrieva. For the performance of the song „Chudnoto Horo“. Music Pavel Sirakov. Arr. for mixed choir Nikola Valchanov

Diploma and a cash premium of the Union of Bulgarian Composers for the Best performance of a contemporary Bulgarian song, sung by a Bulgarian choir

  • Ezeretz Vocal ensemble at N. J. Vaptsarov-1866 Community Centre, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria. Conductor Ilian Yuruchki. For the song „Tionka Elenku“. Music Yulian Yuruchki

Diplom and a cash premium of the Union of Bulgarian Musicians and Dancers for masterful choral conducting

  • Sasho Tatarchevski – conductor of Dragan Shuplevski Mixed Choir, Skopje, Macedonia

Special prize of the „Paisii Hilendarski-1870“ Community centre for male vocal ensemble

  • Boili Men’s vocal group, Kostenets, Bulgaria. Conductor Julian Odaijian

Diplom and a cash premium for contribution in promoting the art activity of Alexander Tanev

  • Association „Musical World Balchik“

Diplom for performance of a song by Alexander Tanev

  • Kivi Youth Vocal Group, Vilnius, Lithuania. Conductor Danguolė Aukselienėo Danguole Aukseliene. For the performance of the song „Pizzicati”

Miss and Mister Festival

  • Kathi Koch – Lähte Female Choir, Lähte, Estonia
  • Dino Hridzik – Dragan Shuplevski Mixed choir, Skopje, Makedonia