"Pancho Vladigerov" International Competition for Pianists and Violinists, Shumen

It is held in May in the town of Shumen. The first International Piano Competition was held in 1986. After a break of 13 years, the second edition of the competition for pianists and violinists followed in 1999. It was dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the birth of the great Bulgarian composer Pancho Vladigerov. The international competition is held every four years.