Kostadin Gerdzhikov and Cvetelin Andreev are two friends, Kaba Gaida players willing to preserve and popularize one of the most beautiful music instruments - the Rhodopean Kaba Gaida. They founded kabagaida.com in 2012 year.
1985 Kostadin Gerdzhikov was born in Smolyan, Bulgaria.
1996 Kostadin starts to play Kaba Gaida inspired from his cousin Nikolay Belyashki.
1997 - 2000 He plays in Youth Bagpipe Ensamble "Orfei", Smolyan where his teachers are Kostadin Iltchev and Todor Todorov
2001 - present Kostadin performs in the Gela's ensemnle 'Manol Radichev' together with Georgi Mihovski, Angel Gerzilov and Dimitar Uchikov. He participates in national and international festivals: International Bagpipe Festival in Strakonice, Czech Republic; Sackpfeifen in Schwaben, Germany.
2011 Kostadin wins second place on the Bulgarian National Bagpipe Competition 'Gela 2011'
Cvetelin plays Bulgarian Kaba Gaida since 2005 year. Since then, together with Kostadin and Yanko participates in a bagpipe band KABA where he performs on weddings, events and festivals. He is a passionate trainer, teaching kids and adults both in Bulgaria and abroad. In 2010 Cvetelin participates in the Danube Music Festival as a first price winner of the festival competition where he performs on Kaba Gaida with world-famous musicians like Carlos Nunes, Theodosii Spassov, etc.
Besides that Cvetelin has been involved in technology startups since 2003 year acting as founder, partner and occasionally Java Full Stack software developer. Currently Full Stack @ Dreamix. Founder of OfficeInTheWoods.com, loves to travel. Practices sustainable gardening and lifestyle. Runs a kindergarten. Father of one.