More than 15,000 guests attended Gela International Bagpipe Contest
Gela International Bagpipe Contest in the picturesque village has attracted more than 15,000 tourists, including many foreigners. The eleventh edition of the traditional bagpipe contest in Gela gathered thousands of music fans from Bulgaria, Sweden, Japan and France. Over 50 bagpipers competed during the exciting event. The ''gaida'' or bagpipe is Bulgaria's traditional and emblematic musical instrument and it is one of the most important elements of Bulgarian local folklore.
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