Mihaela Stefanova

​ - Founder

Mihaela obtained her Masters degree in Music from the Hochschule der Künste Bern and her Bachelors degree from the Music Academy Pancho Vladigerov, Bulgaria. Mihaela currently performs as a keyboard player with the Sankt Gallen Symphony Orchestra and also plays with various chamber music ensembles.

In founding the Schweizerisch-Bulgarischer Kulturverein she aims to translate the Swiss model of developing the cultural lives of youngsters through art activities to her home country, Bulgaria.

Her interests include painting,  contemporary music and organ playing.


Mark Petkov

- Adviser

Mark joined the organization to assist with popularizing art and artistry activities in his home country – Bulgaria.

Outside work Mark enjoys long-distance running, reading and cooking. He admires French impressionism and Russian music from the Romantic period.


Krasimir Stefanov

- Co-founder / Adviser​

Krasimir is currently a lecturer in trombone and chamber music at the Vorarlberger Landeskonservatorium in Feldkirch, Austria, and the Music School Appenzell Mitteland, Switzerland. He holds the position of Solo Trombone in the St. Gallen Symphony Orchestra.

Krasimir co-founded the organization with the aim to create more opportunities for students to perform in public.

In his spare time Krasimir enjoys jazz music, cycling and researching popular tech gadgets and trends.


Kristina Lazarov

- Adviser

Kristina joined the organization to support and guide the development of cultural projects.