Folk dance ensemble Sofia-6 won competitions in Mexico
Folk dance ensemble "Sofia-6" at the Cultural Center "Vitosha" returned from Mexico with prize awards. The ensemble took part in two international competitions in the period from October 22 to November 9, during which entered the race with over 300 dancers from two continents. Among the participants were representatives of countries Indonesia, Bolivia, Latvia, Panama, Peru, Poland, Slovakia and others. The dancers were judged on a number of criteria, among which fell choreography, synchronization, music, authentic reproduction, impacts during implementation and many others. Members of the jury were professionals and important figures in cultural circles.
The first competition in which the ensemble took part, was held in the city of Puebla under the name "Danza sin Fronteras", consisting of two competition evenings. The ensemble had prepared two separate programs, including dances from different district of Bulgaria and two videos thematically related to the presentation of the dancers who exuded a 3D ice walls during their performances. Already during the first competitive evening Folk dance ensemble "Sofia-6" was excellent and took first place in the standings and a special award from the organizers. The second competition was held in the evening in the largest theater in the area theater "Auditorio Metropolitano Puebla", which seats over 6000 people audience. After convincing performance and the support of the audience, the ensemble was awarded the first prize of the competition.
The success of the ensemble do not stop here. After a decent performance in Puebla, the dancers took part in another international competition - "Estampas del Mundo" in Mexico-City. The competition took place on an open, amphitheater stage and during the Bulgarian participation rain came. That did not stop the dancers to give the best of themselves, demonstrate professionalism and humor to complete participation. Despite the rain the audience stayed until the end of the performance the ensemble and did not stop applauding until it comes off the stage. First place in the contest in Mexico City "Estampas del Mundo" bring folk dance ensemble "Sofia-6" his sixth consecutive World Award.
The ensemble already has won four world titles folk dance competitions in Palma de Mallorca, Spain 2009. In Bursa, Turkey 2010. In the city of Cheonan, Republic of Korea 2010. and the city of Pitesti Romania 2014 ".