Society | June 12, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00

A grand rock festival is to take place on June 14,15, the Bulgarian Rock foundation announced. The event is the first of a series of initiatives of the foundation for reviving the Bulgarian music. Some thirteen groups and artists will participate in the concert, including Signal, LZ, Slang, Analgin, Milena, Big mamma scandal, Orange, Ostava, Lora. More than 10,000 people are expected to come to the open air concert at Students town, which will be broadcast by the private National Television bTV. Some 120 policemen will watch for the security at the concert. We believe the music is the best ambassador and hope that the initiative will win the support of the Bulgarian society and the fans, Anguel Despotov, chairman of Bulgarian Rock foundation said at a press conference. Bulgarian Rock Foundation, a non-governmental organization, aims to popularise the Bulgarian rock music in the country and abroad, to assist the development of the music market through educational programs, seminars, promotions, and concerts. All activities of the foundation are to be organized and financed through charity acts. It will also cooperate with similar organizations as partners. The rock event for the year takes place with the support of the PR agency M3 Communication Group,Inc., private national television bTV, Darik radio, Tangra radio, BG radio and the daily “24 Hours”.

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