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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The V-th National Literature Contest "And the Children Conquer Worlds. Show That You Can!" 2019 on "My letter to Bulgaria" has ended. In the prestigious competition, organized by the Chance for the Children and Nature of Bulgaria Foundation , took place 97 works from over 45 towns and villages in the country.

The prestigious jury with the famous Bulgarian writer Radoslav Gigidgjiev cast the finalists: Ralitsa Georgieva Shykova, 18, from Blagoevgrad, ranked first. The second finalist is Kristina Kostova Kirova at the age of 18 from Bourgas and the honorable third place is Kalin Kalinov Abrashev, 15 years old from Chepelare. The encouraging prize goes to Sofia for Svetislav Georgiev Todorov at age 16.

There are stories and essays from 28 talented young writers from all over Bulgaria, which will be published in a collection of short stories and essays. The youngsters will have the opportunity to participate in the whole process of shaping the book by working with creative mentors and editors from the team at the Book Factory platform.

Here are their names: Monika Chausheva 19 years old from Sofia; Rosen Tsakovski 18 years old from Sofia; Maria Solemova 15 years old from Sofia; Georgi Simeonov 15 years old from the town of Dupnitsa; Nilai Sheriff 15 years old from the town of Kardzhali; Elitsa Kaleva 17 years old from Plovdiv; Lyubomira Dimitrova 17 years old from the town of Svishtov; Nadezhda Georgieva 18 years old from Kardzhali; Gabriela Yordanova 16 years old from Rousse; Stefani Angelova 16 years old from Varna; Vasilena Djambazova 18 years old from the town of Lovech; Simona Yakimova 16 years old from Razgrad; Radina Kirilova 15 years old from Vidin; Yoanna Todorova 16 years old from the town of Aitos; Gabriela Alexandrova 19 years old from the town of Provadia; Galena Zdravkova 18 years old from the town of Kubrat; Vasilena Tsenova 18 years old from the town of Byala Slatina; Valeria Popova 17 years old from the village of Yahinovo, Dupnitsa; Yana Chausheva 16 years old from Smolyan; Rafet Ismailov 18 years old from Shumen; Monika Mincheva 18 years old from Plovdiv; Victoria Hristova 16 years old from Blagoevgrad; Katerina Dobreva 15 years old from Varna; Estella Moskova, 17, from Kardzhali.

The unique cover of the book "My letter to Bulgaria" is the work of young artists Elena Mazneva, Rostislava Nacheva and Elena Djambazova, graduates of the Center for Young Talents in Bourgas.

The award ceremony of the finalists and the presentation of the book will be on 19.05.2019 in Grand Hotel & Spa "Primoretz", Burgas.


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The participants in the fashion design project "Debut" at the Center for Young Talents in Burgas along with her famous Burgas designer Maria Taneva are looking to realize the dream of a graduate with limited financial possibilities by creating and donating her dream dress for the graduation ball.

For the children and youths from the center, charity goes hand in hand with the development and improvement of their talents and they have been part of the charity campaigns of the Chance for the Children and Nature of Bulgaria Foundation for eight years now. The latest initiative is another proof that good is being educated and exists.

"The donation for noble causes has a remarkable history in Bulgaria, the need to have charity, to help has always existed, the awareness of what is socially beneficial is not dependent on the social environment and the economic situation of the donors, and sometimes it takes very little to achieve MORE! In this we educate our children and that is the main purpose of our many charity initiatives charitable bazaars, exhibitions, shows, concerts and many others" said Liliana Slavova, president of the Foundation.

The choice of the girl will be on certain criteria.

The following documents are required to apply:

  • a certified document from the relevant school containing information about the candidate's GPA for the last 2 (two) academic years;
  • certificate (official note) on the financial condition of parents for the last year;
  • motivation letter on "My dream, my future" - a maximum of 2 (two) printed pages; Times New Roman font, 12 pt.

Applications are accepted until 18.02.2019 at info@forbgkids.org or at Burgas, 4 Atanas Sirekov Square (opposite the Municipality of Bourgas) and the winner will be announced on 25.02.2019 at www.forbgkids.org and the facebook page of the Center for Young Talents, Burgas.


The artists Radoslav Gigidgjiev, Kereana Angelova, Dobrina Topalova, Elka Stoyanova and Desislava Nikolova will be the jury of the fifth edition of the prestigious literary competition on the topic "My letter to Bulgaria" in 2019.

One of the most outstanding contemporary Bulgarian writers and playwrights Radoslav Gigidjgjiev, author of the best-selling trilogy "Paradise", is the head of the commission. At the invitation of the Chance for the Children and the Nature of Bulgaria Foundation, responded the winner of several prestigious literary awards, from which the national award "Golden Pegas" for 2018, and author of many poetry and novels - Kerana Angelova; Dobrina Topalova, who won the prestigious national award "Daskal Botyo Petkov" for 2018, as well as author of several monographs and numerous publications, reviews, researches and articles; Elka Stoyanova - a laureate in numerous literary contests for poetry and prose, several times winner in the interactive format "The League of Tellers", author of several poetry collections and short stories and member of the Bulgarian Writer society and Desislava Nikolova (Desi Niko) laureate of the National Spring Day Prize for Prose Genre, the author of the novel Alice and Friday Night, as well as cultural and social articles published in various online media.

"We are very happy to officially present our star jury and we are grateful that for five years now we have the chance to discover and develop literary talents together with some of the most talented and prominent Bulgarian artists. The essays and the stories of the best participants in the "My Letter to Bulgaria" competition this year will be published in a book, our goal is not only to promote creativity and to encourage the gifts of young writers, but also to encourage their peers to communicate with each other through literature, commented Liliana Slavova, chairman of the "Chance for Children and Nature of Bulgaria" Foundation.


The opening of the festival began at 10:00. in the Literary Club - Reading Room The Little Prince with the Christmas stories of one of the greatest writers of all time - C.Dikens, OHenry, N. Gogol, A. Chehov, F. Dostoevsky. The pre-Christmas celebration of the talents continued with a solemn award ceremony for the winners of the Regional Online Children's Drawing Contest on Wonderland at Christmas, which was attended by 130 children from Burgas and the region. The winner in the age group 6-8 years was Vesela Valcheva 6 years old from Rakovina kindergarten Bourgas, the prize in the age group 9 - 11 years took Boyana Teneva, 11 years old from the Kodzhakafaliata School, and the twelve-year-old Maria Katsarova struggled with the competition and became a finalist in her age group 12-14. The winner in the category "Art of the Audience" with 360 likes of the drawing became Nevena Ivanova, 9 years old from Dobri Chintulov High School, Burgas.

All the wonderful works of talented artists were displayed on the art floor in the center for talented children. And for the festive mood of all the guests took care the participants from vocal group Sea Blue and the folk group Zelenika. A special greeting to all was provided by participants in the English Challenges 2 project.

On this day, the Center for Young Talents was also open to all citizens, giving them the chance to get acquainted with innovative talent-based methods, as well as the many interesting and useful opportunities that young people in the city and the region offer.


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.