25 bands have been registered at Rock’n Pop the Borders online competition for young bands’ original rock and pop song. 7 by them are from Macedonia and the others 18 – from Bulgaria. The rock music is the genre that dominates at the first competition edition. All rock styles and interpretations, even of folklore, are played by the competitors.
Registered bands, you can vote to from 16 June 2014 on http://www.rocknpop.1oflads.com/en/category/competitors/ (by registering order), are:
1. Voltage, Dupnitsa, Bulgaria
2. Mneme, Sofia, Bulgaria
3. Lopatarka, Montana, Bulgaria
4. Simai, Sofia, Bulgaria
5. Vizia, Skopје, Macedonia
6.Angus&Kevin, Sofia, Bulgaria
7. Enkhaosment, Dupnitsa, Bulgaria
8. Bunch of Assholes, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
9. Рlug In, Skopје/Bitola, Makedonia
10. Power Enslave, Rousse, Bulgaria
11.Sunday, Sofia, Bulgaria
12. Feast of Insanity, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
13. After Midnight, Аsenovgrad/Plovdiv, Bulgaria
14. As Orchid Wither, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
15.Foretold Dead, Dupnitsa, Bulgaria
16.Chainsaw Babies, Velingrad, Bulgaria
17. Rebels, Vurshets, Bulgaria
18. Slix, Sofia, Bulgaria
19. Panic Station, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
20. Problem Solved, Skopје, Macedonia
21. TV Rage, Kumanovo, Macedonia
22. Мarmalad Banda, Struga, Macedonia
23. Paranormal, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
24. Polemique, Kriva Palanka, Macedonia
25. Revenge, Krushevo, Macedonia
The voting for songs uploaded will take time to 16 July 2014 – midnight. Together with online audience, an evaluation of each song performed will be given by the adjudicators. System makes available voting by one IP address for one song only.
At the final stage – the gig in Dupnitsa on 9 August 2014 – will be invited the 10 bands who have got the best range of audience and the adjudicators’ voting.
The competition Rock’n Pop the Borders is being implementing within the same named project financed by EU through IPA Cross Border Programme CCI Number 2007CB16IPO007
The successful implementation of this first stage of the project implementation wouldn’t be possible without media partnership of Young Rocks Bulgaria, NGO Information Portal in Bulgraia, Bulgarian Rock Z Rock Radio and Sky Radio – Skopje.
The Rock’n Pop the Borders project is been implementing by Partners Dupnitsa Association and Regional Center for sustainable development – Kratovo.