On 29 and 30 of August 2008 in the mountain town Gabrovo, Bulgaria a jazz-rock festival “Music under handful starts” was held. This event had the ambition to become the first youth jazz and rock festival in the region. The success of the festival, combined with the natural beauty of the surrounding mountains and cultural specifics and traditions in the region are good base for further support. The idea was the festival to become an annual event.
ACTIVITIES & RESULTS
The following Bulgarian groups took part in the event: Djandema, Wickeda, Misskinite, KoZZa Mostra, Tarantino, BGz, Futbol i shahmat (Soccer and Checkmate). The musical program was accompanied by other art events like Bodyart painting, fire performance and a fireworks show.
The festival was organized by Youth society for alternatives “Day for Night”, Gabrovo, with the partnership of presented by CIECA Alos independent music label MISSSKIN.NET. The event was sponsored by local governmental and non-governmental organizations.