World-renowned ethno singer Ishtar throws a concert in Veliko Tarnovo. The concert will be held on April 12 from 20.00 hours in the Palace of Culture and Sports “Vasil Levski”.
Ishtar arrived in the City of Tsars for a meeting with journalists to reveal some details her upcoming visit. During her visit, she witnessed the visually stunning Sound and Light Show at the Tsarevets Castle and was given a small replica of the historic fortress by the mayor himself.
This concert is part of Veliko Tarnovo’s event calendar and in support to Veliko Tarnovo’s candidacy for European Culture Capital 2019
Ishtar, born Esther Zach, on November 10, 1968 in Israel) to an Egyptian mother, who was a famous folk singer and a Moroccan father, who was also a musician. She spoke Arabic at home, while her and her sister also studied Hebrew at school. She’s been singing since the age of 15 and her moniker was given to her by her grandmother.
The charming chanteuse shared she loves coming to Bulgaria, because it reminds her to the place where she grew up. She now lives in Paris, but she said she likes small, quaint and authentic cities like Veliko Tarnovo, with oodles of history.