Tzetzko Kolev has graduated from the Music and
Choreography Institute of Sofia as well as from the
Academy for Music and Dance Art in Plovdiv. He has a
long work experience as a teacher, producer and
choreographer, which includes over 50 self-produced
dances for different amateur and professional dance
He teaches and organizes seminars in Bulgarian
Ethnography and Choreography for specialized classes and
societies in Bulgaria, Germany, Italy, Hungary, France,
Russia, Spain and the USA.
His book “Bulgarian Folk Choreography” was published in
2001 and is since then used as a textbook all over the
Tzetzko Kolev founds and for 13 years leads a
folk group, called “Iskritza”, in the small town of
Borovo, located near Rousse, which brings him the title
“honored citizen” there.
In 1982 he establishes his own folk dance group “KOUKERY”,
which still exists and is among the first private
formations in Bulgaria. The group has presented the best
patterns of Bulgarian music and dance folklore in over
27 countries all over the world.