Awards 2016

The success of our children deserve special attention, in addition to talent, they are due to hard work and efforts undertaken during the year. With the granting of individual awards, we want to encourage and help young talents of Bulgaria. We want to make them proud of their achievements and highlight their success in a given area as a victory worthy of special attention. Our goal is to stimulate not only work on talent, but his expression. Therefore Project "Scholarships, awards and prizes” rewards not only talented, but also outstanding children - those who, in addition to improving their talents, show them in competitions with others. Talent, work, performances, achievements, sustainability and compliance with rules are our main evaluation criteria. We congratulate not only ranked finalists, but everyone else who turned to us and shared their successes, continue to work ever so hard and results will come. We wish many new successes to all the children of Bulgaria!

Laureates 2016

Nurgyul Salimova with the world cup in Chess

Nurgyul Ilhanova Salimova, 6-th grade, “Vasil Levski” school, Kreptcha

World champion in chess gets the Grand prize of the Foundation "Chance for talent 2016" for outstanding achievement in the field of chess.
Significant achievements for the past two years: 2015 - World champion in chess for girls up to 12 years; State champion for girls up to 12 years (Classic chess); State champion for girls up to 12 years (Rapid chess); Bronze medal for boys up to 12 years (Blitz); Silver Medal of the State Championship for Women with the team of Burgas 64; State champion of school teams championship of ,, Vasil Levski'' school Krepcha, Champion of the EU for boys and girls up to 12 years; Champion of the state team championship up to 12 years with the team of Burgas 64; 5th place at the European Championship for girls to 12 years; 2016 - State champion for girls under 18 (Classic chess); State champion for the girls under 18 (Rapid chess); State champion for girls under 18 (Blitz);

Anika Shinikova

Anika Marinova Shinikova, 11-th grade, School of Mathematics, Blagoevgrad

Individual cash prize for excellent performance at republican Olympiads, competitions in the field of philosophy.

Significant achievements for the past two years: First place in XIX-th school philosophical conference "MAN - WORLD" 2014-2015; First place and gold medal in the National Olympiad in philosophy 2014-2015; First place and gold medal of the XX-th school philosophical conference "MAN - WORLD" 2015-2016; Third place and bronze medal at the National Olympiad in philosophy 2015-2016.
Kristian Todorov

Kristian Vasilev Todorov, 7-th grade, “Hristo Botev” school, Gorna Malina

Individual cash prize for excellent performance on republican Olympiads, contests and competitions in the field of music.

Significant achievements for the past two years: In 2015 - third place in the competition for romantic music "American protégé", New York, USA; First place at the 11th National Children's and Youth competition with international participation for Music and Dance "Orpheus gift”; First place and special prize "Andrei Stoyanov" on the IV International Competition for Pianist-amateurs "Vivapiano"; First place on the II national children's festival-competition "New Piano", Sofia; First place on VIII Festival-Contest "With the wings of music," and a special prize - a master class of prof. Ludmil Angelov and Special Prize "Maria Dinolova" on the same competition. 2016 - First place at an international competition "Piano Craiova", Craiova, Romania; Second place at the national competition with international participation "Orpheus gift”; First place at the international piano competition-amateurs "Vivapiano" - Sofia and second in a duo for four hands in the same competition.
Dimitar Oparlakov

Dimitar Yasenov Oparlakov, 8-th grade, “Peter Beron” mathematics school, Varna

Individual cash prize for excellent performance on national and international Olympiads, contests and competitions in mathematics.

Significant achievements: Dimitar is a finalist in the "Prizes, scholarships and awards" for the second consecutive year. For the period April 2015 - April 2016 he won an impressive ten medals: 2 silver from international competitions - a second Iranian Olympiad in geometry and the International Teenage Mathematical Olympiad in Malaysia (ITMO); 5 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze medals from national competitions, among them: first place and a gold medal with the maximum points on 24th mathematical tournament "Ivan Salabashev", First place and a gold medal with maximum points of National Mathematics Competition "Atanas Radev", Yambol; First place and  gold medal of Mathematical Competition "Hitar Petar", Gabrovo; First place on 24th mathematical tournament "Free University"; First place and a gold medal with the maximum points on 20th mathematical tournament "Academic Kiril Popov", Shumen.
Yasen Malevski

Yasen Ivanov Malevski, 5-th grade, “Peter Beron” school, Plovdiv

Individual cash prize for talented kid with limited financial resources for achievements in sport dancing.

Significant achievements for the past two years: Silver medal in category mini-duet in qualifiers for the World Dance Cup 2016; Silver Medal in category solo for children at Dance Sport Festival,  Veliko Tarnovo; Two gold medals in solo category and a gold medal in duet category in qualifiers for the Dance World Cup 2016; Two gold medals in solo category for children in Sofia Dance Fest, March 2016.
Mathew Mashkov

Mathew Petkov Mashkov, 7-th grade, “Baba Tonka” school, Ruse

Individual cash prize for talented children with limited financial opportunities for achievements in the field of physics.

Significant achievements for the past two years: Second place at the III-rd International Olympiad in experimental physics EPO 3 - "Day of the resistor", Kumanovo 30.10.2015; Third prize in the National Competition in Physics, 2015, C. Veliko Tarnovo; Second prize at the national competition in Physics 12 to 13 March 2016 in Burgas; First place at the National Physics Olympiad 2016.
Paolina Gadjulova

Paolina Stoyanova Gadjulova, 11-th grade, “Kiril Popov” mathematics school, Plovdiv

Individual cash prize for talented children with limited financial opportunities for achievements in the field of Informatics.

Significant achievements: National Spring Tournament in Informatics, Plovdiv - first place and a gold medal; Winter competitions in Informatics 2015, Veliko Tarnovo - second place - silver medal; National Spring Tournament in Informatics 2015, Yambol - second place and a silver medal; Third place in the National ranking of competitors in informatics in age group - 10 grade.
Conferences: Students conference 2015 - award for excellent performance and an invitation for an interview with RSI (Research Science Institute); Students section 2015 - award for excellent performance and an invitation to participate in summer research school 2015; Students conference 2016 - award for excellent performance and an invitation for an interview with RSI (Research Science Institute) and a diploma for scientific guidance of excellent project submitted by the student; Students section 2016 - award for excellent performance and an invitation to participate in summer research school 2016 and diploma mentoring excellent project submitted by the student.
National contest "Young Talents" 2015, Sofia - winner - an invitation and participation in the European Union Contest for Young Scientists 2015, Milan, Italy; National competition "Fair Science and Innovation-Innofair" 2015 - Laureate and prize "Intel Excellence in Computer Science", invitation and participation in the Intel ISEF, Phoenix, USA; National contest "Young Talents", 2016, Sofia - Laureate of the BAI award.

 

 

 

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Celebrities read to the children of Burgas on "Favorite book from my childhood"

In the national reading week, the only European certified center for working with talented children in the city of Bourgas and the Literary Club - Reading Room The Little Prince organize the initiative to encourage reading. Famous people read to the children of Burgas, the theme is A Favorite Book from My Childhood. In the period 24.10.18 - 26.10.18 the center will welcome distinguished people from Burgas, the children of the city will have the opportunity to touch the inner world of the guests, to hear the fairy tales of their childhood and to ask questions that concern them.
The campaign starts with the famous Burgas director and discoverer of acting talents Rumen Velev who will introduce to the children the works of Exupery. The second evening the audience will be acquainted with the Masterchef of Bulgaria in 2018 - Stanislav Raichev. He will present the beloved Astrid Lindgren and her Carlson Who Lives on the Roof. Finally, lovers of children's creativity will also be touched by one of the youngest but growing in popularity - Lydia Stamatova singer and screenwriter, part of the team of the web series - TIPICHNO.
Reading children use their imagination, put themselves in the shoes of the heroes of the stories. Books help young people see new worlds and reach their full potential, which is also a major mission and goal in the work of the literary club The Little Prince and The Center for Young Talents. Children need children's books and books need children to show them their world.
And as the great Einstein said, "If you want your children to be intelligent, read their tales, and if you want them to be even smarter, read more tales to them." commented on the idea of ​​the event Liliana Slavova, chairman of the Chance for the Children and Nature of Bulgaria foundation.


On the eve of one of the most typical Bulgarian holidays, 01.11.2018 - The Day of the National Enlighteners, "The Chance for the Children and Nature of Bulgaria" Foundation announces the National Literature Competition "And the Children Conquer Worlds. Show That You Can!" 2018/2019. The competition is in writing a short story or essay on "My letter to Bulgaria". It aims to find and support children and young people with a keen interest in literature and creative writing, and this year's theme is focused on the attitude of young people towards their homeland and their thoughts, feelings, dreams and hopes.

The competition is organized for the fifth consecutive year as part of the projects of the Chance for Children and Nature of Bulgaria Foundation to support the development of young talents in the country. The new this year is in the prize pool, except for the first three places there is a special prize of the competition - the best works of the participants will be published in a book.

The competition is organized with the support and special participation of the famous contemporary Bulgarian author Radoslav Gizgindjiev and the "Book Factory" platform.

"I expect with this project to hear the voice of the young intelligent Bulgarians, to understand the messages to their parents, their friends, their neighbors and their compatriots, and I believe these "letters" will become a compass indicating the direction in which to find a better future, a provocation through which we can look at ourselves as a society, but this time in an unblemished mirror." said Radoslav Gizgindjiev, who was also invited as chairman of the competent jury of the competition, composed of respected Bulgarian artists.
Gizgindjiev graduated with a major in Bulgarian Philology at St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Tarnovo and Cinema Directing in the class of Docho Bodjakov and has so far put 5 mono performances on his own texts. The plays are released in a series of small books: "My Name", "Love Can not Just Pass", "Despite All" and "Are You Here?". His feature film debut as a director and screenwriter is the film "Lost Words" in a story by Elin Pelin with Koyna Ruseva in the leading role. It has gained popularity among readers in Bulgaria with the Paradise trilogy: "Paradise", "Doors" and "Butterflies" which provoked a real furor and entered the charts of the best-selling books. This year's new book "More of Love" was ranked among the most preferred books for 2018.

"The quality book is an expression of respect for both the author and his readers" - this is the motto of the Book Factory. The platform offers services from the full spectrum of the publishing process and creates a series of educational materials on the topic. The winners of the "My Letter to Bulgaria" competition will work with "Book Factory" team specialists who will reveal curious destinations from the adventure called "Book Publishing".

"We are proud that our literary contest "And the Children Conquer Worlds. Show that You Can!" established itself over the years and continues to develop successfully and opens doors for new and unpublished works of young Bulgarian talents. We are extremely happy and grateful that one of the best Bulgarian contemporary authors, Radoslav Gigidgdjiev, and the "Book Factory" platform believed in this edition and in the enormous purpose of the competition and accepted our invitation.The children of Bulgaria have great potential and talents, our goal is to give them a chance for their development and a field of expression" commented Liliana Slavova, chairwoman of the "Chance for Children and nature of Bulgaria" Foundation.

The official awarding of the finalists and the presentation of the book My Letter to Bulgaria will take place in May 2019.


With the many children's smiles, excitements and wild applauses, the Annual Talent Day was celebrated for the eighth consecutive year by the Chance for Children and Nature of Bulgaria Foundation and the Center for Young Talents in Burgas.

The crowded hall of Grand Hotel and Spa "Primoretz" is watching the premiere of the documentary "Stories for Chance and Talents, directed by Martina Chachevska. In it, young Bulgarian talents share the path of success. The idea for the creation of the film is from the chairman of the Foundation Liliana Slavova. She decides to collect the stories of the children who have participated in the various creative projects of the Center for Young Talents in Bourgas and themselves to create the viewers how they work there and what opportunities the Foundation provides for the development of gifts and talents.

Creating a center for gifted children in her hometown is her dream come true. Having graduated from abroad, she returns with the conviction that every Bulgarian should do something for her country. Together with their friends, they choose to help their country's largest asset and create a national non-governmental organization to support talented children and a center for young talents in their hometown of Burgas. Seven years later, the first alumni of this center stand in front of the camera and tell their experiences and the opportunities they have gained thanks to their participation in various creative projects, competitions and contests. The Foundation has a wealth of personal archive footage that illustrates their stories. In the film there are many smiling faces, colorful drawings, music, dancing, theater, talking about how important it is to help and what charity means. It also contains important information about why the certificates of a center in Burgas are so valued in the world and how every talented child can get them.

After the premiere, the audience attended the official award ceremony Prizes, Scholarships and Awards 2018 of the Foundation, the most talented and distinguished children from all over Bulgaria, winning prizes at national and international competitions, contests and Olympiads in the field of mathematics, Fine Art and Literature.This first fashion show was presented by Burgas talents.The participants from the fashion design project of the Center for Young Talents, led by the famous designer Maria Taneva, made their sketches into unique models that showed to the guests themselves. The smallest winners of the 1st regional mathematical tournament for children of pre-school age "I know it all, were awarded each with a medal, a diploma and a gift, provided by Archimedes publishing house. The festival ended with the opening of two exhibitions in Burgas talents - The annual exhibition "I can and I love and the first solo exhibition The whole of me by the participants in the art projects headed by Tanya Stoyanova at the Center for Young Talents .

"We are very happy and proud that for another year the celebration provoked a great interest among our ex-current and current alumni, their relatives and friends, directors and teachers from schools and kindergartens, writers, journalists and public figures. We hope to receive a little more support from the state institutions working for the development of our children," said Liliana Slavova, Chairman of the Chance for the Children and the Nature of Bulgaria.


How did Bulgarian students come to a NASA competition in Washington? How a little musical talent went to New York concerts, and a young artist completed an illustration course at one of London's most prestigious art universities, free of charge. What should talents from all over Bulgaria do to win scholarships and certificates to help realize themselves in life? These are a small part of the questions you will find in the documentary Stories about the Chance and Talent of the Chance for Children of Bulgaria Foundation by Martina Chachevska. The documentary video lasts 29 minutes and reflects the life and work of children and youth from the Center for Young Talents in Burgas.

The idea for the creation of the film is of the chairman of the Foundation Liliana Slavova. She decides to collect the stories of the children who have participated in the various creative projects of the Center for Young Talents in Bourgas over the years and to create in the viewers themselves how the work goes there and what opportunities are available to young people. Creating a center for gifted children in her hometown is her dream come true. Having graduated from abroad, she returns with the conviction that every Bulgarian should do something for her country. Together with several of her classmates and friends from the English High School, she decided to set up a national non-governmental organization to support talented children and a center for young talents in her hometown of Bourgas.

Seven years later, the first alumni of this center stand in front of the camera and tell their experiences and the opportunities they have gained thanks to their participation in various creative projects, competitions and contests. The Foundation has a wealth of personal archive footage that illustrates their stories. There are many smiling faces, colorful drawings, music, dance, theater. It also contains important information about why the certificates of a center in Burgas are so valued around the world and how every talented child can get them.

The premiere will take place on May, 21 at Grand Hotel and Spa Primoretz, where the Center for Young Talents in Burgas and the Chance for Children of Bulgaria Foundation will officially distinguish the most successful talented children with their program. Awards, scholarships and prizes will be given to the finalists of the 1-st tournament for Burgas and the region for pre-school children, "I know it all", again organized by the Foundation. The eighth edition of the awards ceremony will take place on the eve of the Annual Holiday of Talent and the guests will have the opportunity to see authors fashion show - The scent of summer of the talented girls from the fashion design project led by the famous Burgas designer Maria Taneva as well as Annual Exhibition of the participants in the art projects I can and I love, with Tanya Stoyanova.


"Whole of me" debut exhibition of Elena Mazneva and Rostislava Nacheva

Bourgas children talents with a debut solo exhibition of fine arts

The "Chance for the Children of Bulgaria" Foundation and the Center for Young Talents in Burgas present The Whole of Me 1st original exhibition by Elena Mazneva, 15 years old and Rostislava Nacheva, 14 years old. from a art module project on graphics and painting Composition and Drawing, led by Mrs. Tanya Stoyanova.

Talented girls have been studying and developing their skills in the Center for Young Talents for several years, and their passion for painting has become almost a professional occupation. Elena and Rossi are the winners of many awards from national and international fine arts competitions.

The idea and realization of the exhibition is of the Center for Young Talents, the goal being to distinguish not only the talent of the girls but also the hard work, the consistency and the persistence behind their gifts which are a basic precondition for their success.

The exhibition is permanent and can be seen at the Center for Young Talents in Burgas at 4, Atanas Sirekov Square.