International day of music and poetry

Today, 30+ writers gathered in Museum of Sofia to celebrate the International day of Music and Poetry reading their favorite works of renowned poets.
The International Music Day was first celebrated in 1974 by a decision of the UNESCO International Music Council. In 1980, on the occasion of the 700th anniversary of the birth of John Koukouzelis, October 1 was declared a holiday for Bulgarian singers and other musicians.