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More than 15,000 guests attended the Gela International Bagpipe Contest

VisitBulgaria.net, August, 2013

The traditional bagpipe festival in the Gela village ns 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 event.

The ''gaida'' or bagpipe is Bulgaria's most traditional musical instrument and forms the basis of the local folklore.

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