WithoutBorders VI

The sixth edition of international art forum WithoutBorders will happen 21-27 of september 2015 in the Palace - Balchik. The event is organized by the Industrial Association together with the Palace - Balchik and Scenderman art network. In the 2015 will participate 80 organizers, managers and artists from 20 countries: 2 days of foncerts, 3 days of conference, art workshop, etc.

Link to WithoutBorders page>>
Scenderman photographers @ Dresden

Four photographers of Scenderman art network: Rumyana Teneva, Svetlan Stefanov, Peter Delchev and Yasen Kazandjiev participated in a common exhibition in the gallery "Neue Osten" Dresden/Germany with the focus on Bulgaria - "Golden sands" - november 2014

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Womex 2014

Scenderman art network and the International art forum WithoutBorders were especialy invited by the biggest in the earth worldmusic expo in Santiago - Galicia - Spain. There were a presentation of a black sea cultural area and the contribution of Scenderman and WithoutBorders for the networking and development.

Link to Womex worldmusic expo>>
WithoutBorders V - visual arts edition

The fifth international art forum WithoutBorders happened 1-12 of october 2014 in the Palace - Balchik. The evend were organized by the Industrial Association together with the Palace - Balchik, Gallery Aktiv-Art and Scenderman art network. The 2014 edition of WithoutBorders were focused on visual arts - participated 20 artists from 13 countries.

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"Shaman" in Republic of Makedonja

Valeri Dimchev's group Shaman performed with a big success at Bitola Summer Festival 2014 - Bitola, Republic of Makedonija.

Link to Bitfest summer festival>>
Mielotxin (Navarre/Spain) @Sweden

The basque folk group Mielotxin from Navarre, Spain had a wonderful tour in Sweden. The band had two wanderful concerts at Danslogan and Church stage within on of the best festivals in Scandinavia - Urkult - August 2014.

Link to Urkult festival>>
"Drums and Bagpipes" in Republic of Makedonja

The band Drums & Bagpipes (Tapani & Gaidi) recieved a warm feedback during the international folk festival Lokumfest 2014 in Republic of Makedonija.

Link to Lokumfest>>
Day of Europe Festival '14 (UKR)

Valeri Dimchev's group Shaman from Bulgaria and Trollfolk from Finland participated in the Day of Europe festival 2014 in the city of Vinnytsia (Ukraine). The big concert happened at the central Maydan square in for supporting the democracy and freedom. The event was organized by the local government of Vinnitsia

Link to local government of Vinnitsia>>
Fira Mediterranea

The international art network Scenderman and art forum WithoutBorder participated with a representatives during the Fira Mediterranea expo in Manresa, Catalunya, Spain betwee 7-10 november 2013/ Scenderman art network was the official partner of the event.

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MusicPro Expo

The international art network Scenderman and art forum WithoutBorder were presented with a stand during the MusicPro expo in Sofia, Bulgaria (part of On!Fest) by a special invitation of it's director - mr. Tim Gubel. September 2013

Link to web page of On!fest>>
IV WithoutBorders 2013

The fourth international art forum WithoutBorders happened 8-15 of september 2013 in Albena resort - Bulgaria and Hotel President in Mangalia - Romania. The event was organized by Industrial Association of Varna together with Albena resort- Bulgaria, Gallery Luiza Cala - Romania and Scenderman art network.

WithoutBorders festival web page >>
Conference for World Music Promoters

The international art network Scenderman and art forum WithoutBorder were presented during the conference-meeting of European music promoters in Utrecht during Europa Festival Utrecht ogranized by Rasa.

Link to web page of Rasa>>
Collaboration with Klangkosmos

Scenderman Art Network started a partnership with Klangkosmos network in 2013.

Link to web page of Klangkosmos>>
Art forum WithoutBorders '11

The third international art forum WithoutBorders happened on 16,17,18 september 2011. The event was organized by Industrial Association - Varna, Scenderman art network, Opera House - Varna and The Palace - Balchik. The forum included conference, where participated organizers, journalists and professionals in field of music and culture. Within the forum happened international showcase festival in Opera House Varna and The Palace - Balchik. The event included leading musicians and artists from Bulgaria,USA, Faroe Islands, Portugal, UK, Spain, Russia, Republic of Makedonija, Italy, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, France, Israel, Croatia, Germany, Romania and Slovenia. Showcases included: Folk/worldmusic, ethno-jazz, avantgarde, exhibition of painters who participated in the plainair/workshop within the event, photo workshop, etc.

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"New Bridges in Europe, Opportunities for Cooperation in the Black Sea Region" conference

Scenderman Art Network was a media partner during the conference “New Bridges in Europe, Opportunities for Cooperation in the Black Sea Region", 18 – 20 October 2010 . The forum was organized by Varna Free University “Chernorizets Hrabar” with partnership of Konrad Adenauer Foundation for Bulgaria.

“Competition or Cooperation?” conference

The international art network Scenderman were presented during the Central and East European Regional Conference “Competition or Cooperation?” - 23-25 september 2010 in the Palace of Arts – Budapest, Hungary. The aim of the Performing Arts Conference were to foster the exchange of experiences in the region through learning from each other’s examples or mistakes. The conference was also strongly European at the same time and wants to distance itself from all opinions trying to operate with various “ex”-labels or the exoticism of eastern-ness. Participation ,presentation of Scenderman network was supported by the Bulgarian Cultural Institute in Budapest.

Bitola Summer Festival 2011

The sepharadic ethno-classic duo Daniela Dimova & Janette Benun and folk-art trio of Valeri Dimchev, both played at the stages of Bitola Summer Festival 2010, which is one of the working partners of Scenderman art network.

Daniela Dimova & Janette Benun >>

Valeri Dimchev Trio >>
Latif Bolat @ Urkult

The famous sufy musician and composer Latif Bolat participated at the Urkult Folk Festival -2010 in Sweden, which is one of the leading musical events in Scandinavia.

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Brosella Folk & Jazz Festival

The Georgian music band “The Shin” featuring Bulgarian kaval virtuoso Theodosii Spassov participated in one of the most prestige art events in Belgium – Brosella Folk & Jazz Festival. The concert happened on 10 of july 2010 at "Groentheater" stage near Atomium in Bruxelles. It happened in a collaboration of Art Network Scenderman and the Big Boss of Brosella – our friend and working partner – mr. Henri Vandenberghe.

EON 2010 Art Forum

In the beginning of may 2010, project “Scenderman” were presented to many officials, guests and participants of EON 2010 Conference and performing arts Festival in Istanbul, Turkey. The meeting, brought together more than 200 artists and cultural institutions from around 20 countries of Europe, is organized in 2010 European Capital of Culture, Istanbul under the partnership of 7 European countries including Turkey. This third big gathering of European art and cultural institutions, which happened during 5-15 May 2010, was hosted by International Conference on “Communication across Cultures: Cultural Empathy” and “Integral Move International Performing Arts and Dance Festival. Main role in this cultural festival had Simya Sanat Art Company, our working partner in Turkey.

Forum Cluj

Between 27 and 28 of october, representatives of Scenderman art network will participate in "Forum Cluj” - “Culture and Urban Development” – Romania. The event is organised by A Soul for Europe Initiative and AltArt Foundation with partnership of German Cultural Centre Cluj, Foundation for Urban Projects and Research, Fabrica de Pensule, etc.

European Cultural Forum

1000 people from Portugal to Armenia and Norway to South Africa, with many in between participated in European Culture Forum - 28-30 September 2009 in Brussels, the heart of Europe. The Culture Programme Conference on Monday 28 September presented past and ongoing projects (funded by Culture 2000 and the Culture Programme 2007-2013). The European Culture Forum on 29-30 September had around 600 participants from culture civil society, Member States and EU institutions to take stock of progress in implementing the European Agenda for Culture. Project “Scenderman” and Art Forum “Withoutborders” were presented to many officials from the European Comission and leading cultural organizations in Europe. Participation of Scenderman art network were supported by European Comission and Industrial Association – Varna, Bulgaria.

Art forum WithoutBorders '09

Scenderman art network together with "The Palace" - Balchik was the main partner of Industrial Association - Varna, Bulgaria for the organization of the Second Internatinal Art Forum "Withoutborders" - 18,19 and 20 of september 2009 - in “The Palace” – Balchik, Bulgaria.The forum included conference, where participated organizers, journalists and professionals in field of music and culture from 24 countries from 4 continents. Within the forum, on 19th and 20th of September happened also international showcase festival of arts and culture. It included leading musicians and artists from Bulgaria, UK, Greece, Denmark, Israel, Italy, Norway, Romania, Slovenia, Turkey and Sweden. Showcases included: classical music, ethno, worldmusic and jazz, presentations and exhibition of painters from four european countries who participated in the plainair during the event.

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In july 2009, Scenderman art network was a partner of Bitola Culture Summer Festival - "BitFest" and "Lokum Fest" - Bitola in Republic of Makedonija. Ethno sufy musician and composer Latif Bolat (Turkey/USA) has a concert in Paceo museum and Nikolay Yordanov Trio "Opas" (Bulgaria) in the old square of Bitola.

Svetlan Stefanov

In june, the Bulgarian photographer Svetlan Stefanov (who is a member of Scenderman art network), recieved a medal of the London Salon of Photography (98 annual edition) for his artwork "Fish Kite"

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Today, 14 feb 2009 - the Scenderman project network web page just came online. Today is also the birthday of our webdesigner Svetlan Stefanov and also of music group Lot Lorien! Happy St. Valentine! Happy St. Trifon! Cheers!

Latif Bolat

The famous sufi musician made a turkish release of his new CD in december last year. The album includes the song "A ballad of the lost" which is a result of collaboration between him and the bulgarian group Lot Lorien.

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the scenderman project
is a new generation of a multidisciplinary artistic network, art management, promotion and production. Its purpose is to encourage development of the traditional, classical and contemporary art stage, multiculturalism and intercultural dialogue. Another aim is making a bridge with other art networks, cultural exchange, collaboration between artists and projects for youth. Project Scenderman promotes professional music products from the following genres: world music, traditional folk, world fusion, classical music, jazz and visual arts as well.

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