Bilyana Lazarova – Bulgaria

Bilyana Lazarova is born on 2004.  Since 2015 she is a student of Nikolay Mihaylov at National school of arts “Panaiot Pipkov”- Pleven. 

 In 2021 she gets Grand Prix at Sofia Guitar Festival,  First prize in the age group up to 18 years old and Grand Audience award at Transilvania International Guitar Festival. At Pleven Guitar Festival, Bilyana is awarded with First prize in the age group up to 19 years old, Prize of the Audience and Special prize for performing a Bulgarian piece. 

 In 2020 she is the First prize winner of many classical guitar competitions, among which are Pleven Guitar Festival and „Internatipnal Guitar Festival  –   Tremolo “ – Skopje. At the 24th International guitar festival “acad. Marin Goleminov” – Kyustendil 2020 she wins Grand Prix, Scholarship from the Ministry of Culture and Special prize in the name of Valentin Valchev

Over the years Bilyana has won First prize and Grand Prix at Silistra Guitar Festival 2019 in the age group up to 15 years old, First prize at XV International Classical Guitar Competition “Enrico Mercatali” – Gorizia, Italy 2018 and Third prize at Sinaia Guitar Festival 2019. She is a winner of 3 scholarships from the Ministry of Culture at the festivals in Pleven and Kyustendil

She participates in the master classes of Arkaitz Chambonnet – France, Atanas Ourkouzounov – Bulgaria/France, , Darko Bageski –  North Macedonia, Eric Franceries – France, Gabriel Bianco – France, George Vassilev – Bulgaria/Switzerland, Judicael Perroy – France, Marcin Dylla – Poland, Michael Butten – England, Niklas Johansen –  Denmark, Nicola Montella – Italy,  Rossen Balkanski – Bulgaria, Stela Miteva-Dinkova – Bulgaria, Zoran Dukic – Crotia and others.  

Bilyana Lazarova leads an extremely rich concert activity with over 100 national and international performances. In 2019 she is a soloist of the Academic symphony orchestra from the National Academy of Music “Prof. Pancho Vladigerov”, performs solo recitals on many international forums such as: International Festival Laureates days “Katya Popova”, Pleven Guitar Festival, “Days of the classical guitar” – Varna and others.