Contemporary youth culture

Kalpazani Vocal Group

Kalpazani (scamps) Vocal Group was formed in 1995 at Paisiy Hilendarski Primary School in Kyustendil by the music teacher Liliya Aleksandrova. The vocal group won its first award with the song “Hazart” (gambling). In 2002 the children staged the musical “Bremen Town Scamps”.

The group has participated in numerous festivals: Little Big Star in Plovdiv, Golden Rooster in Blagoevgrad etc. The group has performed in the Bulgarian cities of Gabrovo, Vidin as well as abroad in Macedonia, Greece and other foreign countries.

Kalpazani Vocal Group has released two albums – “Dream” and “Party in Congo”. The composer Petar Lyuondev has written a song which is performed by the group at the opening of Marin Goleminov Classical Guitar Competition, organized annually by Bratstvo 1869 Community Centre.