Awards 2018

The success of Bulgarian children deserves special attention, apart from the talent, they are due to a lot of work and effort made during the year. Awarding individual prizes, we want to encourage and support the young talents of Bulgaria. We want them to be proud of their achievements and to highlight their success in a certain area as a victory that deserves special attention. Our goal is to stimulate not only the work of the talent but also the performance. Therefore, the "Awards, Scholarships and Prizes" Project rewards not only the talented but also the emerging children - those who, in addition to improving their talents, prove them in competitions. Talent, work, appearances, achievements, sustainable development and compliance are our core assessment criteria.

We congratulate not only the finalists, but also the numerous candidates who have turned to us and shared their successes, continue to work hard, we are convinced that your efforts will be rewarded. We wish many new highs to all children of Bulgaria!
 

Laureates 2018

Beloslava Kostadinova

Beloslava Alexander Kostadinova, 2nd grade, “Simeon Radev” 145 primary school, Sofia

Individual monetary prize for excellent performance at Republican or international Olympiads, competitions, music contests.

Significant achievements: the main role in the children's opera "Lily and the magic pearl" on the tale "Pook" by Valeri Petrov (premiere of the opera was on 25.02.2017); first prize in the first age group of the "Pesenna Palitra" Festival, Karlovo, 2018; First prize in the Pop category at the Viva Italy Festival, Rome 2018; first prize in the Jazz category at the Viva Italy Festival, Rome 2018; First prize "Abaniko" Festival, Sofia, 2018; first prize in the section "With the songs of Mimi and Razvigor" at the festival "Fifteen Tulips", Hisar 2018; first place at the European Children's Song Festival "Golden Sparks", Varna 2017; First place in the Jazz section at the Sofia Grand Prix Festival, Sofia, 2017; gold medal at the Orpheus Talent Festival, Sofia, 2017; first place in second VG, individually at the National Children's Song Festival "Iskritsa", Kazanlak 2017.

 

Denis Sirakov

Denis Nikolaev Sirakov, 4th grade, “Vasil Levski” national school, Sliven

Individual money prize for excellent presentation of republican or international competitions and contests in the field of mathematics.

Significant Achievements: First Place, International Ranking - Singapore-Asian School Mathematical Olympiad, April 2018; first place, international ranking - International Mathematics Tournament "Mathematics without Borders" - April 2018, Bulgaria - Kazakhstan; First Place, International Ranking - Thai International Mathematical Olympiad TIMO - December 31, 2017; first place, international ranking - International Mathematics Tournament "Mathematics without Borders" - April 2017, Bulgaria - Kazakhstan; first place, international ranking. - International Mathematics Tournament "Mathematics without Borders" - February 2017, Bulgaria - Kazakhstan; third place, international ranking - XXI Moscow Olympiad for young students from 1 to 4 grade - March 2017, Moscow, Russian Federation; first place, Spring Mathematical Competition, maximum score, 31.03.2018, Sliven;

 

Desislava Dimitrova

Desislava Tsvetanova Dimitrova, 9th grade, “Exarch Joseph” language school, Lovech

A cash prize for talented children / young people whose parents have limited financial capabilities, who have achieved great success in the field of fine arts.

The most significant achievements for 2017/2018: First Prize at the International Children's Art Contest "Beekeeping - Pleven" 2017, second prize at the International Contest for Children's Art "Beekeeping - Pleven" 2018; first place in Second International Children's Drawing Competition "Customs and Traditions of my Country" - Baku, Azerbaijan 2017; winner of the age group 14-17 at the International Drawing Competition of UNESCO - Troyes, France; Prize in age group 14-16 at the International Drawing Competition "Different View" - Sosnowiec, Poland 2018; first place in the XX national competition for children's map of the world "We Love the Maps" - Sofia, 2017; first place in the First National School Competition "In The Beginning Was The Word..." - Kardzhali 2017; first prize at the XVIII Biennial for Children's Drawing - Trustenik 2017; second place in the XII Drawing Competition for Children - Berlin, Germany 2017; second prize at National Children's Illustration Contest "The Wisdom of Our People" - Sofia 2017; individual unique diploma at XXI International Exhibition of Fine Arts - Celje, Slovenia 2017; silver medal in age group 13-19 in XXX Competition for Drawings - Gaziantep, Turkey 2018.

 

Denitsa Rouseva

Denitsa milkova Rouseva, 10th grade, First Language school, Varna

A cash prize for talented children / youngsters whose parents have limited financial capabilities have achieved particular successes in the field of literature.

The most significant achievements for 2017/2018: first prize, section of literary work of International Young Talents Children Festival 2018; second place in the poetry section of the National Contest for Orthodox Poetry and Prose on "Christ Resurrected - Joy brings" 2018; Third place in the literature section of the National Competition "Southern Suns" 2018; third prize in the literature section of the National Competition "Water - a source of life" 2018; first place in the poetry section of the National Folk Art Contest "From Christmas to New Year" 2017; first place in the National Literary Competition "The Magic of Beauty" 2017; first prize in the third age group of the Twelfth National Competition for Literary Creativity and Computer Drawing "The Sea, the Sea, the Sea ..." 2017; first place in a third age group, prose section of the National Competition "I Love the Black Sea" 2017; third place in the third age group, poetry section of the National Competition "I Love the Black Sea" 2017; first prize at the National Competition "I Love You, Sea" 2017; First Place at the National Literary Competition "Maritime Stories" 2017;

 

David Dechev

David Deyanov Dechev, 8th grade, “Damyan Damyanov” Humanitarian High school, Sliven

A cash prize for talented children / youngsters whose parents have limited financial capabilities and who have achieved particular successes in the field of literature.

Significant Achievements: Third Place at the International Poetry Competition "Centro Giovani e Poesia-Triuggio", Triuso, Italy, 2018; First place in the National Literature Competition for the "Children's Book Festival" in Poetry Category 2018; second place in the competition for puppet art on the topic "The Blue Stones" in my eyes" on the occasion of "The Forest Week" 2018, third place in the Literary Competition "It is Hardest to Reach a Man’s Heart" in celebration of 82th anniversary of Damyan Damianov 2017.

 

 

 

Chavdar Lalov

Chavdar Tsvetanov Lalov, 11th grade, “Geo Milev” Mathematical school, Pleven

Financial prize for an innovative project in the field of mathematics.

Theme of the project: "Generating sets of a fundamental algebraic structure".

Summary: "In my project I come to interesting results for one of the most fundamental structures in mathematics, the so-called free omega-magma. Magma (from French) means something unformed, a mess. The analogy is that free omega-magma lacks standard properties such as associativity and commutativity. That it is free means that the only rule in the structure is that there are no rules other than axioms. I come to a solution to a task summary introduced by Acad. Drenski and Prof. R. Holtcomp by combining methods of generating functions, symmetric polynomials and the theory of free O-magma. "- Chavdar briefly tells about his project.

Top Achievements for 2017/2018: Third Prize and the London International Youth Science Forum Prize for the Mathematical Project "Structure of Non-Fading Routes and the Constant Constants", Tallinn (Estonia), 22-27.09.2017; The grand prize for the mathematical project "Creating Functions of Free Generators of Some Submagmas of Free O-Magma and Planar Trees"; The Right to Present Bulgaria to Intel ISEF 2018 in Pittsburgh, USA and the Prize of the American Honorary Mathematical Society Mu Alpha Theta to United States Mathematics Honor Society for High School and two-year college students for the most interesting, original, in-depth and creative research of mathematical problem at the level of high school students - Sofia, 16.12.2017; Honorary Diploma for Excellent Performance and Admitted to Interview for RSI'18 with Mathematical Project "Possible Functions of Free Generators of Some Submagmas of Free O-Magma and Planar Trees" VIII - XII Class, National Ranking - Pazardzhik, 12-14.01.2018 (On 06.02.2018 after an interview, Chavdar was selected to participate in RSI'18, which will be held from 24.06.18 to 04.08.18); Excellent presentation of the project "Generating sets of a fundamental algebraic structure" VIII - XII class, national ranking - Borovets, 2-5.04.2018;

 

Due to the lack of applications for the “Give the Talent a Chance” 2018 Grant Award, the Foundation decided that the funds allocated for this prize are to be used to award two additional individual cash prizes for children with limited financial opportunities, who excelled at Republican Olympiads, competitions and contests and an additional individual cash prize for the excellent performance of Republican Olympiads, competitions and contests.

 

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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.