Here's who's in the jury of the competition to find the best comic book "Bulgaria in the World"

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The works from the first comics competition "Bulgaria in the World", organized by the Center for talented children in Burgas, will be judged by talented young people with professional experience and many successes gained in the field of art.

Art teacher Nikolay Petrov is the chairman of the animation and comics project at the center. Mr. Petrov is a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Pedagogy. He has completed a one-year specialization as a Comenius Trainee Teaching Assistant at Hammarskolan, Surahammar, Sweden. As a teaching assistant at Kernow Education Co. UK, Cornwall, England has worked extensively in graphics and painting, sculpture and plastic anatomy. His graduates have been featured in numerous competitions in the field of fine arts.

Sylvia Indjova, Master of Fine Arts (Graphics) and Bachelor of Fine Arts in Pedagogy, will also give her marks for the participating works. She is also the head of the art studio for graphics and painting at the Center for Young Talents, Burgas. She has participated many times and with success in various workshops, project developments and implementations; in trainings, seminars, courses and other forms at school and out-of-school level; she has organized exhibitions, biennials and competitions. She is also creating illustrations in adolescent literature.

"We are very pleased that our talent, Daniela Karaivanova, responded to our invitation for a jury member. She is a former graduate of our Burgas Youth Talent Center and winner of the First Grand Prize Chance for Talent from the Chance for the Children and the Nature of Bulgaria Foundation. Daniela has many distinctions in the field of fine arts, design and animation, and has presented her works in solo exhibitions as well as in various publications in the field of comics, illustrations and animations. She graduated in Audiovisual Media at the Media University in Stuttgart, Germany, and one of her major projects is application of a game for the Mercedes-Benz Museum. She is currently working on concept, UI and UX design in Stuttgart. In her work she combines good visual design with a unique and impactful consumer experience. ", Said Liliana Slavova, President of Chance for Children and Nature of Bulgaria Foundation and creator of the Center for Talented Children.

The organizers invite all children and young people aged 11 to 17 to express and show their creativity by sending their works by Apr 3, 2020 as an attachment to or as a personal message on the official Facebook page of the Center for Young Talents, Burgas. The finalists will be announced on April 8, 2020, and all comics will be included in an exhibition on "Bulgaria in the World".

The full terms of the competition can be found here.