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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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 or at Burgas, 4 Atanas Sirekov Square (opposite the Municipality of Bourgas) and the winner will be announced on 25.02.2019 at 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.