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BIOGRAPHY

  



Rock Band Konkurent was founded in 1986 by Emil Anchev. Over
the years it has performed hundreds of concerts in Bulgaria and abroad and it
has participated in many radio and television shows. Many of the most famous
Bulgarian musicians started their careers in this band. So far the group has 7
albums and 3 DVD concerts , and has established itself as one of the leading
rock bands in Bulgaria . Now Konkurent is recording their eighth album.



Konkurent has won awards such as:



First prize at ‘Sofia Ring Rock’



Rock group No. 1 ( awards BNR)



Best Rock Song ( Music Festival Varna )



Best rock band (Golden Orpheus )



Best group ( NPC and BNT Awards)



Emil Anchev - Best Rock singer - Art Rock Center Awards



Something Wet - Album of the Year



French music channel MCM broadcast two videos of the band -
Do You Wanna and Leave Me Alone, which are nominated for the annual MSM awards
in the category music video from Eastern Europe, and the band was nominated for
best rock band from Eastern Europe.



Group presents his album "Something wet" at World Music Fair
(the largest global fair, consisting annually in Germany ) which establishes an
international popularity of the group and participation in the World Music Fair
become a tradition over the years.



Konkurent has been support band and played on the same stage
with bands like ACDC, Whitesnake, Deep Purple, Glenn Hughes, Toto, Uriah Heep,
Europe, Dio, YngwieMalmsteen, Iron Maiden and many others.



Konkurent has had the honor to give a concert at the
prestigious Montreux Jazz Fest festival on 02.07.1999g . , And the next 2000 and
2001 when the group again visited the Montreux Jazz Fest and have three concerts
for which BNT captures and emits film.



In 2006 Konkurent celebrated 20 years on stage with
spectacular concert in Universiada Hall (Sofia), which was filmed and released
on DVD.



In 2010 Konkurentwere chosen personally by ACDC to be their
support band at the concerts in Sofia (Bulgaria) and Bucharest (Romania). The
concert in Sofia has a record for the most visited concert  in Bulgaria,
Konkurent played  in front of 75,000 audience.



In 2011Konkurent recorded the song ‘Who cares’ with the most
famous Bulgarian rap singer – Krisko.  The track made a record with its views.



In 2012 the song ‘Kings of Speed’ became an  anthem of the
Bulgarian rockers. It made a record in the country with its 100 000 views for 1
day.



In 2013 Konkurent  became initiator for the song ‘Brave
hearts’. Its focus is on supporting and fundraising founds for cancer patients
in Bulgaria , especially children. The song features some of the most popular
Bulgarian singers.



In 2014 Konkurent had a lot of concerts including the event
of the year – BG Rock Symphony
, organized by Bulgarian
National Radio. Due to the huge interest the concert will be released on DVD.



In 2016 Konkurent have 30 year anniversary accompanied with
new album, national tour and spectacular concert.



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