Shturcite

Щурците

Щурците Shturcite was formed in 1966 in Sofia by Kiril Marichkov, Petar Tsankov, (both from the Bandaratsite band) Petar Gyuzelev, and Veselin Kisyov (both from the Slanchevi Bratya band). Their first performance was at a students party in VITIZ (The Bulgarian Performing Arts Academy), and in 1967 they recorded their first songs. At first Georgi Minchev took part in the group too, and with him they created their first hit: the song Byala Tishina (White Silence), written by the composer Boris Karadimchev, winning the national award of Belia Orfei (The White Orpheus).
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