Module project “Creative writing and applied essays”

“Creative writing and applied essays” - a module project in Bulgarian language and literature. This project is provided for two years and is designed for pupils in 11th and 12 grades. Its aim is to help, complete and improve the general education in creating literature texts with an emphasis on the creative element and applied essays. It develops the skills of self expression on various current problems in written and verbal forms. It shows techniques that achieve correct and artistic expression. This format helps for the successful preparation for the final exams, for all types of competitions in Bulgarian language and literature, jurisprudence, political sciences, media and journalism, PR, and publishing. It helps in job application and participating in projects that require excellent knowledge in literature.

Aims and Tasks

  • forming the skills for self expression on various current problems in different written forms via a number of techniques
  • forming skills for logical and rhetorical defence via argumentative and other accompanying reasons
  • improving the knowledge and skills for the practical application of the literary forms
  • improving the creative writing and preparation for participation in forums, olympiads, contests, creative events and debates via a system of exercises and creative tasks
  • introducing to the requirements and problems for the final exams and contests, for job application, project participation - a focused preparation for Bulgarian and foreign programmes
  • enriching and improving the language

The project contains 6 modules with a duration of 40 hours each. Exams are held after each stage and the best two students are trained for free. Every stage reached brings a certificate to the participants and at the end of the training they get a testimonial for a participation in a charity activity that is required for an university application abroad. The classes are carried out in small groups in a competitive environment. There are planned exercises, meeting with different university teachers, with writers, poets, and playwrights.

First module: “The language and the beauty of speech” is dealing with the peculiarities of the creative writing. it introduces the participants to the requirements of the essay creation and other contest creative texts on different subjects.  Summarizes, digests and improves the knowledge in different language forms. It emphasizes on the clarity and beauty of the literary language and improvement of the utterance.

Second module: “The Bulgarian language and literature and language culture” introduces the participants to the requirements of the verbal and written exams on media, journalism, political sciences, jurisprudence, PR, europolitics, librarianship and publishing. It builds up skills for creating a full and complete written text on a given subject in a chosen by the author form and in a sufficient for the design volume. The preparation for an interview includes discussions of current social-political, economical and cultural events that are published in the Bulgarian press, media and internet. There are a lot of practical exercises for improvement of the communicative skills as well as the improvement of the social-political knowledge and language culture.

Third module: “State Final Exam” is dealing with the basic requirements and problems, tests and exercises for creating written texts on the grounds of what has been learned in the secondary education of Bulgarian language and literature.

Fourth module: “Nonfiction and analytical presentment” emphasizes specifically on the nonfiction presentment on a significant public problem with the authors creative contribution without the restriction of the journalism, that is necessary for the main part of the forthcoming competitions. It deals purposefully with analytical presentment and comments on a discussed problem.

Fifth module: “A preparation for participation in projects and job application” - the participants are acquainted with the necessary conditions, requirements, sample documents - application form, CV, portfolio, video-card, job interview as well as the preparation stages and project involvement - how the conceptual design, project proposal, an application for support from a foundation, corporation, international or government organisation is prepared, developed and formed.

Sixth module: “Creative writing” includes a wide range of creative tasks, that are connected to the requirements, techniques and practises for making creative literary and dramaturgical forms - lyrics, essay, novel, theatrical play and screenplay. Creative meetings are planned with representatives of various genres, literary readings, authors’ recitals, stage reading and theatricals.

The module project is held in the Center for young talents - Burgas.

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The twelfth grade student was chosen amongst many applicants because of the original and exciting motivation letter on "My Dream, My Future" she had prepared.

The model of the dream dress was by the graduates wish, and the overall performance and workmanship were made by talented young designers.

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The golden girl of the Bulgarian chess Nurgul Salimova won the "Chance for talent 2019" award

On the eve of the most Bulgarian holiday May 24, "The Chance for Children and Nature of Bulgaria" Foundation honored Bulgaria's most talented. The award ceremony took place at Grand Hotel and SPA "Primoretz" in Burgas on May 19,.2019 from 17:00.

Bulgaria's biggest young talent in chess - Nurgyl Salimova, 9th grade, Vasil Levski secondary school, Opaka became the winner of the Grand Prize "Chance for the Talent 2019", the Foundation fully accepts the cost of the Bulgarian hope for the participation in the European Women's Chess Championship to be held in Monte Carlo in November 2019.

Individual prizes were awarded to young talents from the whole country, who won prizes at national and international competitions, contests and Olympiads in the field of Mathematics, Music and Literature - Konstantin Radostin Bashikov, 4th grade from "Prof. Pancho Vladigerov" Music School, Burgas for special achievements in the field of music, Yassen Plamenov Penchev, 7th grade, Acad. Ivan Gyuzelev School of Mathematics, Gabrovo for excellent performance on national and international Olympiads, competitions and contests in the field of mathematics, Viktor Ivaylov Kozhuharov, 10th grade, Baba Tonka School of mathematics, Rousse for talented children / young people with limited financial opportunities, who have achieved special successes in the field of informatics and information technologies, Stefanie Veselinova Angelova, 10th grade, First Language School, Varna for talented children / young people with limited financial opportunities, who have achieved particular successes in the field of literature and Dennis Ismetov Mustafov, 10th grade, "Hristo Botev" school, Shumen for an innovative project in the field of science and technology.

"In Bulgaria there are many talents! With the awarding of individual prizes we want to make Bulgaria's young talents proud of their achievements and to highlight their successes in a given field as an achievement that deserves special attention.This goal is to stimulate not only the work on talent, but also his performance, and the "Awards, Scholarships and Prizes" project already for nine years has been rewarding and stimulating not only the talented but also those outstanding children who, besides perfecting their talents, prove them in competitions with others," said Liliana Slavova, President of the Chance for Children and Nature of Bulgaria Foundation.

The finalists of the 5th National Literary Competition on "My Letter to Bulgaria" and the finalists of the 5th Regional Olympiad in Informatics and Information Technologies were also awarded. The two prestigious and staged forums were created and implemented by the Foundation, which uncovers and develops the gifts and abilities of Bulgarian children.

The annual celebration of the talent took place with many children's smiles, with wild applause and overcrowded hall, and the magic of Bulgarian music in the performance of the folk ensemble "Zelenika" at the Center for Young Talents in Burgas performed for all the guests.

Young talents present their book "My letter to Bulgaria" this Sunday in Burgas

Do you want to know what the young Bulgarians think about their country? What are their dreams, their fears, their desires and aspirations? Welcome to the Annual Talent Celebration organized for the ninth time by the Chance for Children and Nature of Bulgaria Foundation.

On May 19,.2019 from 17:00 winners of the Vth National Literary Competition on "My Letter to Bulgaria", organized by the Chance for Children and Nature of Bulgaria Foundation, will be officially awarded at the Grand Hotel and SPA Primoretz. The best twenty-eight narratives and essays are included in the book "My Letter to Bulgaria" and will be presented for the first time to a large audience that evening.

The idea of creating the book is of the Foundations team and the well-known Bulgarian contemporary author Radoslav Gizgindjiev. With the theme "My letter to Bulgaria", they challenge the young people to find out more about their attitude to the motherland and the message that the young authors want to send to the Bulgarian people. The organizers are convinced that one of the best mirrors that we can look at as a society is the young people of Bulgaria and they want their voice to be heard.

On the eve of the holiday, the Foundation will traditionally award the most successful and talented Bulgarian children with its "Awards, scholarships and prizes" program. Their medals will also be awarded to the finalists of the 5th Regional Olympiad in Informatics and Information Technologies, created and implemented by the organizers.

The guests will also have the chance to enjoy the wonderful annual exhibition "Gowns and Embroideries" of young artists from the Center for Young Talents, whose work is also the cover of the book "My letter to Bulgaria". The collection of stories and essays of young literary talents can be purchased from late May online or in bookstores in the country.

On 13.05.19. from 18:00. in the AtelieR gallery will be presented the annual exhibition and a show of talented children from the Center for Young Talents. The event is devoted to painting and embroidery and includes children from an art project in painting and graphics, led by Tanya Stoyanova and a Modular Design project headed by Maria Taneva at the CYT. The works in the exhibition as well as the fashion clothes and accessories are inspired by the traditional symbols of the Bulgarian costumes - the embroidery, refracted through the prism of the modern vision of the new generation.

"The central idea of ​​the Annual Exhibition and Review of our Talents this time is tracking and presenting the same theme through two different art styles We believe our guests will feel the original approach of young artists and will touch their inner world as an expression tool on this so beautiful Bulgarian theme.We look forward to all art lovers to visit the event and enjoy the creativity of the talented Burgas children. The works will be sold for charity to support the development of gifted children" , commented Liliana Slavova, Chairwoman of the Chance for Children and Nature of Bulgaria Foundation.

After the presentation, the paintings of the exhibition will be exhibited in the Act Hall of the Center for Young Talents, Bourgas, Atanas Sirekov sq. 4 in the period 14.05.2019 - 18.05.2019. On 19.05.2019 from 17:00 an exhibition will be held for the Annual Holiday of Talents at Grand Hotel and SPA "Primoretz" where the book "My letter to Bulgaria" will be presented, that collects stories and essays of talented children from all over the country.

On May 3, at the Center for Young Talents in Burgas the finalists of the 2nd Regional Mathematical Tournament for Preschool Children "I know it all" were awarded. The tournament is organized for the second consecutive year by the "Chance for the Children and Nature of Bulgaria" Foundation and the Center for Young Talents and is unique for the city. The participants were over 240 from 40 schools and kindergartens in Burgas and the region.

The event took place with many children's smiles, excitement and wild applause for the talented mathematicians, and a special musical greeting to the awarded children gave vocal group "Navy Blue", participants in the project of the Center for Young Talents headed by Mrs. Marieta Seklemova.

Each child received a medal and a certificate, as well as presents and sweet temptations provided by the Archimedes Publishing House and the Merengue confectionery, and the mood was even cheerful and festive with the colorful balloons provided by the Barutnitsa shop.

"During our work on mathematical projects, the idea of ​​creating and conducting a competition where the youngest can build strength and show their knowledge is born because we all know how important it is to discover and develop the talent purposefully in our earliest childhood, and our main goal in working with children is to provide the opportunity for all those who love and practice mathematics from the earliest age and to provoke creative thinking in solving applied mathematical tasks.", said Iliana Slavova Chairwoman of the Foundation "Chance for Children and Nature of Bulgaria" and Center for Young Talents, Burgas.