The sixth edition of the International Youth Competition For Popular Song “Fifteen Tulips” took place in the end of April. For yet another year ‘Hissar” mineral water is partner of the iconic musical event.
491 participants, representatives of 79 musical teachers from 20 districts of Bulgaria and guests from Serbia, Turkey and Germany competed in the three categories of the competition:
- “With the songs of Mimi and Razvigor”
- “Fifteen tulips”
- “We and the song”
“Fifteen Tulips” has won recognition as one of the most reputable forums for young performers of popular songs.
The talented performers in the three days of the competition were appraised by a jury of proven professionals in the sphere of popular and rock music – Mimi Ivanova, Vanya Kostova, Nevena Peykova, Snezhana Petkova, Petar, Aleks Nushev, Zdravko Petrov and Razvigor Popov.
“The Fight of the Voices” took place in the gala concert where the jury, with open ballot and on air, nominated the Grand Prix winners:
- In the category “With the songs of Mimi and Razvigor” Ivaila Terzieva from Plovdiv won the Gand prix
- In the category “Fifteen tulips” Ivan Stoyanov from Burgas overcame the other contestants
- In the category “We and the song” for new arrangements of songs from the repertoire of Mimi Ivanova and Razvigor Popov, the jury awarded Grand Prix to the composer Veleri Kostov for the new arrangement of the eternal hit of Mimi Ivanova and Boris Godzhunov “People and streets” (song from the film “The Boy is Leaving”).