Friday, Nov 30th, 2012
From 7:00 PM ”Dessy is a talent I will remember for many years. She has that rare combination of technical music skill, strong vocal ability, amazing stage presence and a passion for performing that makes it clear why she is a star...”
- David Parks, Consulting Producer
With special performance of
Folk Dance Ensemble
“LUDO MLADO” a semi - professional Folkloric Dance Ensemble based in Boston, MA.
By training dancers and showcasing performances at cultural events, the troupe endeavors to preserve and spread awareness of the rich dance traditions of Bulgaria and the Balkan people.
The good mood and the wild party will be guaranteed by the sound of Bulgarian and Balkan folklore songs, the moving rhythms of the Bulgarian dance “horo“,
the Latin jazz rhythm for the lovers of smooth bossa nova and hot salsa, as well as the mandatory dance-pop rhythm for the best and tireless dancers.
Dessy is an unforgettable performer with broad range of musical styles. Through many concert performances as a multi-award winning vocalist and musician, Dessy spread the beauty of the Bulgarian voice and music in many countries such as UK, Bulgaria, Russia, Israel, China, USA, Germany, Egypt, etc. In some cities she performed in front of audience of 50 000 people. This summer she was touring all around Bulgaria, as a special guest with one of the most popular TV Comedy show “Komicite” in honor of 100 years from the end of the Balkan War.
DESSY WILL PRESENT HER NEW ALBUM!
In the program are also included many surprises.
Dessy will perform some of the most popular and loved Russian songs such as Ochi Chernie (Black Eyes), Alexandra, Katyusha and others.
Place: ÊÀROUN RESTAURANT 839 Washington Street, Newton, MA -- MAP >>
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the show will be unforgettable and
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NEWS FROM TOUR 2012
From Tanya Kostova - the producer of the
DESSY DOBREVA CONCERT IN SAN FRANCISCO (Nov 4, 2012):
"DESSY DOBREVA, as always, was AWESOME, the PRECIOUS JEWELRY of yet another one UNFORGETTABLE BULGARIAN EVENING IN
SAN FRANCISCO Bay Area ! " Read more here >> Photos from DESSY DOBREVA CONCERT IN SAN FRANCISCO
(Nov 4, 2012) by Stani Photography!!! “It was an amazing experience last night!” Stani
Thank you to the great orginizer Tania Kostova for puting this inspiring event togheter! See photos here >>
CARMEL VALLEY NEWS talks about the coming Dessy's and
concert in San Diego, CA Read more here >>
"Dessy is a talent I will remember for many years. She has that rare combination of technical music skill, strong vocal ability, amazing stage presence and a passion for performing that makes it clear why she is a star..."
David Parks; Consulting Producer - "The One: Making A Music Star"; Producer - Nashville Star; Panelist/Master Instructor - National Foundation for Advancement of the Arts
"I was impressed first of all by her (Dessy) ambition... Next I noticed her enormous musical talent. Vocally she has tremendous power, control and versatility..."
David Scott, Asst Prof, Voice Dept, Berklee College of Music, Boston
"Desislava Dobreva is an exceptional young woman." Slavi Trifonov, Slavi's TV Show, Bulgaria
"This is really the best, the most human performance of the song "Victory Day", I had ever heard. You excited me enormously! I didn't expect you will bring me so much emotions" - Michael Gorbachov, being a guest to the TV "Slavi's Show", after Dessy Dobreva's performance of the song "Victory Day". - Michael Gorbachov for "WEEKLY TRUD" - Sofia, May 9, 2002
Dessy Dobreva was born in 1981 in the city of Varna, Bulgaria.
She has graduated from the Performing Arts High School “Dobri Hristov” in Varna, with major Classical Piano; followed by the State Musical Academy “Pancho Vladigerov”, Sofia, Bulgaria, with Masters Degree in two faculties – the Faculty of Pop and Jazz Studies and the Faculty of Music Theory, Composition and Conductorship. She then graduated from the Berklee College of Music – Boston, USA, as a Bachelor in Voice Performance; as an excellent student her name was entered in the annual almanac of the USA: The National Dean’s List 2006 – 2007.
As a student Dessy has become extremely popular with her participation in the daily TV show: “The Slavi`s Show”. She participates in 3 albums with “Ku-Ku Band”, the show band, and during 2008 she has issued her own album “It’s HER!”
As a singer she has received many awards both at Bulgarian and international contests, among which are:
For piano playing:
First award at the 3th National contest for accompanists, 1997
Grand-Prize at a National Contest for performance of Czech music, 1999
The special award of FIDOF – Vilnius, Lithuania, 1999
Award from The Billboard World Song Contest, 2006
Grand-Prize at the “Kemervision” – Antalya, Turkey, 2009
First award at “Golden Voices” – Kishinev, Moldova, 2010
Second award at the 11th Asia New Singer Competition – Beijing, China, 2010
Performer Of The Year 2008 for Fan TV
Singer Of The Year 2010 for BG Radio
In May 2010 she received “Varna” award in the field of Music.
As a representative of the Bulgarian Cultural Center in the U.S. and throughout her career as a musician, Dessy has been actively promoting Bulgarian culture across Europe and USA. She has performed in front of audiences exceeding 60,000 people, including such events as the Easter Concert (2003), and the New Years Concerts (2002 and 2003) at the National Palace of Culture in Sofia, as well as the high-profile concerts at the legendary Royal Albert Hall (London, 2004), at the Astoria Hall (London, 2004) and at the so-famous jazz club The Blue Note in New York (2007).
As a socially committed person, Dessy is proud to be one of UNICEF’s friends, taking part voluntarily in campaigns for raising millions of dollars for children in need, such as The Magnificent Six; fundraising campaigns; supporting charity campaigns such as The Avon Walk Around the World for Breast Cancer and Tomorrow for everyone; in humanitarian causes and events of organizations like the International Art of Living Foundation, active in 150 countries, working in special consultative status with the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC),supporting the work of numerous organizations including the World Health Organization (WHO); also in youth programs such as YES! We Can – a program dedicated to the promotion of a new generation of young leaders, guided by human values and aimed at sustainable development. Created by the Art of Living Foundation and the International Association for Human Values this program introduces young leaders in community-based social projects and is committed to creating a society without stress and without violence; Dessy has also taken part in every edition of The Bulgarian Christmas – an initiative of the President of the Republic of Bulgaria, George Parvanov, aiming at fundraising for the treatment of children; as well as in the global charity campaign, Pampers & UNICEF “1 pack = 1 vaccine” - humanitarian CSR initiative to collect funds for vaccines for immunization against tetanus of newborn children and pregnant women in 47 developing countries.
In 2009 Dessy competes in the EU parliament elections.
In 2010-2011, Dessy Dobreva was an author and a TV host of a three-hour long night show on the Bulgarian National Television (BNT) “Night Flight”, which promotes the many achievements of modern Bulgarian Society. It is broadcast via satellite to more than fifty countries worldwide, including U.S. and Canada.
This summer (2012) Dessy Dobreva was touring all around Bulgaria, as a special guest with one of the most popular TV Comedy show “Komicite” in honor of 100 years from the end of the Balkan War.