3 October 2017     Interesting facts 

The European Association of Folklore Festivals - EAFF is special partner of one of the most innovative events in Bulgaria - the 2nd Music Hackathon. Musical event will be held on 11th-12th of November 2017 hosted by the National Music Academy.
Music Hackathons are technological and musical competitions for development of technological / software projects / developments in the field of music, technology and innovation. Musical Hackathons Bulgaria are organized by EduTechFlag and is conducted in the partnership with Monthly Music Hackathons NYC, USA.

The first competition in Sofia was held in the dates of 28-29 January in "SoftUni" had great interest and was attended by more than 100 participants and curious visitors. The registered participants were 80 with 12 developed projects. Participants from USA, Greece, Portugal, India, Spain and Brasil were involved in the hackathon. The first event was supported by 11 sponsor organizations and 22 partner organizations, among which was the Municipality of Sofia, Musicautor, Digital National Coalition and many others. 

The competition gathers developers, software developers, designers, musicians, composers and all for whom music and technology are a precursor. Music Hackathons Bulgaria received the award in "Digital inovations" category in this year's nominations for access of young people to the culture "Pro Culture 2017", organized by the Bulgarian Association of the Employers in the Field of Culture  and the Civil Institute.

All creative people who love music and technologies can inspire themselves and 3-4 friends, registering as a team for participation. By joining the Second Music Hackathon in Bulgaria in order to solve the challenges of music technology, inspired artists will be able to create incredible music, song or technology within 48 hours. Applications for participation can be filled in on the site of the Hackaton.