For twenty years the National Radio in Sofia, Bulgaria, has opened “Musician of the Year” voting to the public. For the year 2010, that honoree is Petia Bagovska – congratulations from your friends and fans in the ISB, Petia! In other news, four of her students – Georg Mitev, Joel Mitev, Hristo Ovcharov and Stanislav Georgiev, all from Bulgaria – took first prizes in a string competition that took place in April in Nis, Serbia. In the 19 and older division, another bassist, Milan Milanov of Serbia, received a special prize.
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