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 Ilya Velchev

Ilya Velchev

Nationality: Bulgarian

ILYA VELCHEV - poet, novelist, playwright, and movie director. He has created ten films, as well as TV productions and plays. He is the author of twenty books of poetry and prose. Some of the most popular Bulgarian songs have been written to his lyrics. He graduated the Higher Institute of Cinematography in Moscow. Winner of national and international awards. In his works graceful poetry is combined with harsh grotesque; he has never been enticed by or taken part in the power of the establishment.