Stage 1 - "Zarya-1858"
(11, Svoboda Square)
Stage 2 - Youth Center
(41, Bulgaria blvd)
Stage 3 - Sports hall "Druzhba"
(2, Dragoman Str.)
International Dance Festival "Magical World"
Over 30 dance styles in three days, an authoritative professional international jury, a rich prize fund, scholarships, the best schools on our stages, a friendly atmosphere and lots of happy emotions - this is a "Magic World"!
Judges 2023 will be published soon
Founder and Director of Baleto di Siena, Founder and Artistic Director of the Professional Education course in a.s.d Ateneo della Danza where he teaches Ballet, Contemporary, Contact, Duos, Pointe Technique, ABT Affiliate Teacher. Marco Batti has studied dance methodology at The Royal Ballet School in London, studied and certified by Vaganova Academy of S. Petersburg, certified teacher in Gyrotonic Expansion System, also graduated the University of Florence- Medicine and Surgery, Sports and Physical Sciences department.
Marco has also studied in the following schools - The Ailey School (Horton method), The Martha Graham School, Limon Institute, The Merce Cunningam Studio, Paul Taylor School, Isadora Duncan Foundation, Studio Maestro, and Suzanna Marek. Marco is a guest teacher in USA, Cuba, Spain, England, Bosnia, France, and Italy and for first time in Bulgaria at MAGIC WORLD International Dance Festival.
Marco has a numerous awards as a Best Choreographer at different competitions, also in University Association UNIXTUTTI of Siena, First Italian Teacher to graduate from the American Ballet Theater ® National Training Curriculum, member of CID-UNESCO. He registers his own methods – 1) Biomechanics of Dance in Water Method, 2) The CAVALCARDANZANDO Method: a playing – educative path between horse riding and dance; 3) C.J.M.B. Method (Contemporary Jazz Marco Batti).
Francois is an Ambassador for the World Artistic Dance Federation (WADF) and official judge, he is a member of the World dance Council and President of the WAPA (World Association of Performing Arts), chapter Switzerland. More than 30 years he is working with dancing. As a successful professional dancer, competitor and now trainer, coach and international judge he dedicates his life to the art of dance.
Francois organized two World championships and many national competitions in couple dances. But his career as a dancer brought him mainly around the world in many theatre, dance companies and cruise lines.
As a multilingual professional he is involved in several dance studios in Asia and Europe and gives workshops around the world in couple and stage dance, he is a partner of “The Robert Fashion Dance – Italy”. He brought more than 40 couples and individual dancers to World, European and National titles.
Teacher and choreographer at Academy Talent Show. He works with Academy RAI 1 and Academy RAI 2. He is famous with participating in Dance n Hold Jim TV, Ti Lascio una canzonne RAI 1.
Phil has done the trailer’s choreography for Fame movie. He also participates in many videos of world famous singers such like Justin Timberlake (Summer Love), Craig David (Hot Stuff, Whats yr Flava), Mariah Carey (It’s like that, Shake it off, We belong), Se7en (Crazy), Britney Spears, Back Street Boys, Jeanette Biederman, Brandy, Outcast, Wu Tang Clan and many others. He works with them in their tours and concerts as a choreographer, dancer and supporting actor.
Phil is working with Nike, Adidas, Reebok, Puma, Freddy, BMW, Opel, Rifle jeans, Oneil, Interjeans, Fibbo, etc. He works in Italy very often. This year he will be again a part of the judge team at MAGIC WORLD Festival.
Eleonora Circio (Italy)! She has graduated Balletto di Roma. She has also been a ballet, contemporary, modern and character dance student at the Pro art Magdanza Center attached to the Rey Juan Carlos I university of Madrid with V level exam certification. Eleonora Circio is a ballet and contemporary teacher and choreographer for Tutu Guri dance school in Sant Just, Barcelona. She is also working as a neoclassical and contemporary dancer of the corps of ballet of the company of Operetta “Pecheurs” Dona Francisquita, Liceu Theater Opera of Barcelona. Eleonora is an assistant teacher for Alexandre Stephkine in summer stage. Also she is a dancer in Raffaele Paganini and Luigi Martelleta’s produtions, Atelier della Danza. In 2021\2022 she is a teacher and choreographer for ballet auditions with the CONI diploma in Rome. Working as a contemporary, modern and ballet teacher at the Menchella Club School in Castelforte, Italy.
Sylvia Tomova - Artistic Director of the Ballet of the Stara Zagora Opera
She is a graduate of the elite State Ballet Academy "A. J. Vaganova "in St. Petersburg, Russia. Her career started at the National Opera and Ballet, where she was a prima ballerina with over 90 major roles. She is a Laureate at the International Ballet Contests in Varna, Osaka, Paris and Moscow. Silviya has been teaching at the National School of Dance Arts, at the National Academy of Theater and Film Arts, New Bulgarian University. She has been the Director of the National Ballet - Sofia, the Ballet of the Plovdiv Opera, the Ballet troupe of the Opera in Rousse, and currently is a Director of the Ballet of the State Opera - Stara Zagora.
In 2017 she was awarded the Stara Zagora special prize of the Mayor of Stara Zagora, Zhivko Todorov for her outstanding contribution to the development of ballet art and culture in Stara Zagora. In November 2017, she received an award for an overall contribution to world dance art as a ballerina, choreographer and pedagogue, artistic director of an international ballet by the FINI DANCE Foundation, New York, the organizer of TIRANA DANCE FESTIVAL 2017. In 2018 she was awarded an honorary "Golden Age" - a star and a diploma for significant contribution in the development and promotion of Bulgarian culture and national identity.
Aneliya Dimitrova (Bulgaria) - Prima ballerina of the State opera of Stara Zagora. She studied ballet from the age of five. Graduated from NUMSI Hristina Morfova, Stara Zagora with classical ballet. Her repertoire includes the main roles in the ballet productions "Swan Lake", "Sleeping Beauty", "Don Quixote", "The Nutcracker", "Bayadere", "Romeo and Juliet", "Paquita", "Firefighter", "Pilate's Dream", "Chopiniana" and more.
Dušan Vodlan (Slovenia) - WADF judge. Dušan Vodlan is a sport director of the Dance club Lukec, founded in 1990. For over 25 years he has been an active dancer in ST and LA dances, tap dancer, jazz dance, disco, show dances, hip hop, folklore dances throughout the former Yugoslavia. As a coach and choreographer, he worked in the domestic club for over 35 years as well as in other clubs in Slovenia.
In 2004 he received a golden plaque for his 30 year performance and successful development of dance in Krško, a plaque for the story which began in 1974. For his 40 years of work in the field of dance, he received a very rare award in 2014, named the Golden Medal for "Living with Dance" by the Association of Cultural Associations of Slovenia. In his successful career, he had won a huge number of medals at national, European and World championships with his dancers. He is most proud of the fact that his sons Sebastian and Luka fell in love with dancing as well and are more than successfully continuing his work in the dance field.
Naike Negretti, Italy/ USA - She began to train dances in Italy and her career started at only 7 years old with the appearance in theaters and television programs, and then continue in the following years up to choreograph and dance. She moved from Italy to New York in 2005. She works all around the United States and Europe (Scotland, Great Britain, Czech Republic , Italy).
After moving to New York City, she is hired as a dancer and choreographer for "DANCE 2XS" and other famous companies and local artists. She dances as a soloist for "DECADANCETHEATRE ", one of America's most important companies female in the world of hip hop. At the same time, in Italy, she became artistic director of the Kamutis Dance Company.
She studies dances at the Broadway Dance Center in New York City and also Active Isolated Flexibility at the same institute. She was hosted between teachers at Arias Dance NYC, "World Dance Movement" directed by Michele Assaf, "Dance Without Limits" in Prague, "Sud&Broadway" in Italy sponsored by the Broadway Dance Center of New York City, "Choreographic Showcase" Olbia, "Dance Master Class" in Italy and Spain and La Luna Dance Center in Ancona.
Naike teaches Contemporary - Jazz, Hip Hop, Street Jazz , Video Dance and Active Isolated Flexibility in workshops and conventions in the U.S. and Europe, choreographer for several studies around the world and works at the Broadway Dance Center in New York City, inside of the Education Department for foreign students, which deals with students who want to start to professionalism in the prestigious American school. Naike is the official Italian outreach for Broadway Dance Center of NYC and works with Europe for Broadway Dance Center and Dance Theater USA.
Assoc. Prof. Roslana Moravenova, Ph.D - She teaches at the Department of Choreography at the Academy of Music, Dance and Fine Arts Prof. Asen Diamandiev, Plovdiv in the disciplines: Choreographic Composition, Choreographic Directing and Dance Performance, a former graduate of the National team in rhythmic gymnastics.
Assoc. Prof. Moravenova has close interests, experience and scientific work in the study of Bulgarian dance folklore, its dramatic development, the relationship between sport and dance and various types of dance arts. She has published numerous scientific works and monographs related to the relationship between dance arts, the role of ballet and folklore in the interpretation of dance stage productions and management specifics in choreographic productions.
Choreographs and directs significant cultural events related to anniversaries and annual holidays of AMDFA, official openings of the World Cup of Rhythmic Gymnastics, Sofia in 2012 and 2022; Director of artistic lighting of famous cultural events, including concert performances of Prof. Daniela Dzheneva and annual concerts of the Department of Choreography of AMDFA. Her experience is valuable not only in the country but also in other countries.
Remi started his way with biboing, or the so-called break in 2007 under the leadership of Petar Kostovski 'EF ONE', and later mastered hip hop, where his mentors were Dimitar Zhelev and Hristo Andonov. He is currently one of the biggest names on the Bulgarian dance scene.
In addition to the dozens of first places in battles and music videos of many of our native artists, Remi's resume includes participations as a co-choreographer of Bulgaria Got Talent, X-Factor, The Green Song of Bulgaria, the Annual Music Awards of BG Radio,
Coca Cola Happy Energy Tour, The Voice Bulgaria, Jennifer Lopez Concert in Bulgaria and many others.
Choreographer, graduated from the Institute of Music and Choreography in Sofia, majoring in Bulgarian folk dances, worked as a choreographer for the ensemble for folk songs and dances "Pretty Thrace”, Haskovo. He teaches History of Dance Art and Bulgarian Folk Dances at the Institute for Cultural and Educational Personnel, Haskovo. Founder and leader of the Children's Dance Ensemble "Yuzhnyache" for 37 years. He is currently the artistic director of the dance ensemble "Yuzhnyatsi" (Southerners) at "Peyo Yavorov -1982" Community Center, Haskovo. Vasko Dimov is an author and co-author of dance choreographies for children and adults. He has realized his productions in Lvov - Ukraine and Tashkent - Uzbekistan. He is a creator of mass dance compositions on the occasion of significant dates and celebrations. Multiple appearances on international stages and winner of prestigious awards: Gold Badge of the All-Union Council of Trade Unions of Uzbekistan; Gold Medal from San Diego - California; Golden key from the city of Ismailia - Arab Republic of Egypt.
He is a three-time winner of the Plaque of the Municipality of Haskovo; twice holder of the Honorary Badge of the District Governor of Haskovo District; Silver and Gold Lyre of the Union of Music and Dance Figures in Bulgaria. Mr. Dimov is awarded by the Ministry of Culture with a Diploma and Honorary Badge "Seal of Tsar Simeon the Great" - silver for his contribution to the development and promotion of Bulgarian culture and art.
Coach of the Sport dance club "Haskovo" in "Zarya-1858" Community Centre and a member of the Bulgarian Federation of Sport Dances. She is a WADF licensed judge and “AN” category judge, which is the highest level in the judging system of the Federation. She takes part in state and international events and competitions.
Mrs. Petya Milusheva graduates the Choreographer Institute in Plovdiv city and later on she specializes in the National Sport Academy with sport dances speciality. She teaches classical ballet as well. She is working with couples, who win the prizes of the sport dance tournaments in Bulgaria and abroad. Mrs. Milusheva works with a professional pedagogical style, patience and with love for the dance itself. Since 2004 she works with Formation programs from Latin and Standard couple dances. The youth formations of club "Haskovo" are champions of Bulgaria for several years.
For the best
MINI BEST GALA Concert
The best 5 sloists and 3 duos in mini and children categories are participating in the concert. They compete for the awards for Best Mini Soloist and Best Mini Duoo in the festival no matter the dancing style. MINI BEST GALA Concert is held on Saturday evening during Magic World Festival.
BEST GALA Concert
On Sunday's concert the TOP 5 soloists and TOP 3 duos in juniors and adults, as well as the TOP 15 choreographies in groups and formations are competing for the biggest awards of the festival - GRAND PRIX, BEST SOLOIST, BEST DUO, BEST PEDAGOGUE, BEST CHOREOGRAPHER and more special awards.
MAGIC WORLD is partnering with world famous schools, theaters and universities in Europe, USA and Canada which support the best dancers on our stages with short term and long term scholarships. Scholarships for education and participation at international events are provided by members of our judge panel too.