Musical-folklore competition “Orpheus Talents” is held annually in March. The main organizer is the Bulgarian National Youth Folklore Union, in partnership with the Plovdiv Municipality and the Academy of Music, Dance and Fine Arts – Plovdiv.
The aim of fest “Orpheus Talents” is to enable children, students and lecturers to show their talent in the field of Bulgarian folk-song, instrumental and dance art. The prestigious competition preserves and enriches the Bulgarian national culture. Every year, over 5,000 participants from all over the country visit it. A twenty-five member jury is distributed in a total of six well-equipped halls. The President of the Jury is Prof. Milcho Vassilev, Rector of the Academy of Music and Theater in Plovdiv. Director Nikolay Gurbanov.