29 July 2017, 20:00 h, Perelik Peak near Smolyan
On 29 July 2017 (last Saturday of July) from 8 p.m., on Perelik Peak near Smolyan, the XIIth International Perelik Еco Jazz Festival “The Sound of Silence” took place.
The festival was organized by the Perelik Infrastructure Company, with the support of The Atlantic Club of Bulgaria.
The event is unique for its environmental focus, which combines the idea of improvisation and creativity with environmental protection as a fundamental value. The event takes place at 2191 meters above sea level at the foot of Perelik Peak, on the stage of the “Mechata kashta” (“Bear’s House”). The 2017 festival was held under the auspices of the US Ambassador to Bulgaria H.E. Eric Rubin. Every year, the event gathers a large number of ambassadors, businessmen, prominent intellectuals and lovers of music, and is widely covered in the media.