Representative choir of Vratsa diocese
"ST. SOFRONIY BISHOP VRACHANSKI "- Vratsa , BG
Conductor: Trayanopolski Bishop Cyprian
Representative choir of Vratsa diocese "St. Bishop Sophronius. Vrachanski "was created in 1987 with the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Kallinikos Vrachanski in conjunction with major holidays on the occasion of 250th anniversary of the birth of our great native Bulgarian saint - St. Sophronius ep. Vratsa.
In 2007 we celebrated the 20th anniversary of the creation of representative choir. In its 20-year existence Representative tons choir has performed many concerts in the cities of Varna, Sofia / NDK hall "Bulgaria" / Plovdiv, Stara Zagora, Bourgas, Varna, Shumen, Pleven, Blagoevgrad, Sandanski, Mesdra and other cities.
The choir has performed concerts in the Czech Republic Hungary, Macedonia, Greece, Turkey and Romania. The choir was awarded with honors from the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, the Order of 'St. Cyril and Methodius "second degree and order" St. Bishop Sophronius Vrachanski "I degree.
The choir is winner of the festival of the Republic uskata hymn - Sofia in 2002, is the winner of the international contest "Singing Soul" - Bialystok - Poland in 2003 and winner of the Grand Prize and the International Choir Festival of Church Music "Worthy" - 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009 and 2011 in the town of Pomorie.
Since 2000 the choir's conductor is + Trayanopolski Bishop Cyprian - vicar bishop of Vratsa, the bishop who is the winner of the international competition for Church Slavonic music Bialystok / R. Poland / 2003 in the category conductor of the international festival "Worthy" - 2004, 2005, 2008 and 2009 years Pomorie. He is winner of the Governor of Vratsa District. He was awarded with the prize at the International Competition for church praise music nska Haynuvka / R. Poland / 2010
Representative's choir Vrachanska diocese "St. Bishop Sophronius. Vrachanski "has performed in the city of Crotone and Catanzaro hells m. Calabria, Italy's "Requiem" by Mozart - 2012
Conductor along with the representative's choir won a bronze medal and a special prize for best performance of Orthodox Music in the International Choir Competition in the town of Preveza - Greece, 4 to 7 July 2013.