Dendrocopos duo performs at Katya Popova Laureate Days

The promising young percussion duo took part in Pleven's flourishing cultural life and is currently preparing for new challenges ahead.

Maia Juvanc


The promising young percussionists Jan Čibej and Luka Poljanec, known as the Dendrocopos duo, took part in Pleven's flourishing cultural life. The percussion duo was invited to perform at the International Music Festival Laureate Days "Katya Popova" in Pleven, Bulgaria.

The biennial festival has a fifty-year tradition of showcasing young musical talent, winners of prestigious awards at international competitions around the globe. The Dendrocopos duo was thus selected to take part at the Festival as the winners of the prestigious percussion competition in Luxembourg. The evening concert of the percussion duo took place on 3 October.

On 28 March the Dendrocopos duo will perform at the 10th edition of the International Music Cycle "Young Virtuosi" of the Ljubljana Festival 2018/19.