Bulgaria controversially awards EU funding to sex-soaked pop music

Controversy has arisen after Bulgaria’s pop-folk music culture known as ‘chalga’ was awarded funding.
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Following Bulgaria’s decision to award chalga music producer Payner Media with development money, a public outcry has arisen in Bulgaria over the culture of this particular music culture.

Chalga is the name given to pop-folk music which is known for its modern dance beats, explicit lyrics and videos and glamorisation of aggressive males and promiscuous females. The funding was awarded to Payner for a technology upgrade of Planeta HD, with the government providing 60% of the money for the project.

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