Center for Young Talents

The Center for Young Talents in the city of Bourgas has the lofty aim to implement creative projects of respected teachers with acclaimed and talented students for supplementing their school education and to invest in advanced tuition and intellectual development in accordance with the European requirements and their personal interests and gifts in all fields of science, technology and art.


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Center for young talents

The major project for the “Chance for the Children and the Nature of Bulgaria” Foundation for 2011 is opening a Center for Young Talents in Bourgas. The Center’s lofty aim is to implement creative projects of respected teachers with acclaimed and talented students for supplementing their school education and to invest in advanced tuition and intellectual development in accordance with the European requirements and the students’ personal interests and gifts in all fields of science, technology and art.

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The most outstanding students in the field of informatics were awarded at the VII Regional Olympiad in informatics, held online on 03/26/2022.
And this year, there were quite a few people willing to participate in the "technological" challenge. Students aged 10 to 18 from over 10 schools in Burgas and the region competed with great dignity in this IT battle.

First place in the first age group (grades 4 - 6) was won by Gergana Stankova, 6th grade from "Elin Pelin" Secondary School, second place went to Ivan Pashov, 5th grade from "Elin Pelin" Secondary School, and the organizers also awarded two third places to Evgenia Deleva, 6 grade, "Elin Pelin" school and Biser Draganov 6th grade also from the same school.

In the second age group (grades 7 - 9), the first place was awarded to Pavel Vassilev, 8th grade from "N.Y. Vaptsarov" high school, Tsarevo, the second place was won by Nikola Yanev, 8th grade, PPMG "Acad. N. Obreshkov", and the third places were won by Danaya Shterionova, 8th grade, High School in Trade and Christian Valchev, 9th grade, High School in Trade.

In the third age group (grades 10-12), the first place went to Hristiyan Popov, grade 10, PPMG "Acad. N. Obreshkov", Georgi Parnarev, grade 10, PPMG "Acad. N. Obreshkov" and Velina Yordanova, grade 11, were awarded second place , PPMG "Acad. N. Obreshkov", and the third places were won by Dimitar Kindalov 10th grade, PPMG "Acad. N. Obreshkov" and Georgi Sabev 10 grade, PPMG "Acad. N. Obreshkov".

"Carried out with the support of the Center for Young Talents, Burgas, Department of Informatics and Computer Sciences at the Center for Informatics and Technical Sciences of BFU and in partnership with one of the most elite high schools in the city - AEG "Geo Milev", the Olympiad proved once again, that we are on the right track. We are glad that with the establishment of this important competition forum, we have been able to stimulate the interest of young people in Burgas and the region in new technologies for many years, to highlight their importance in modern education and to unite the efforts of schools, educational centers, higher education organizations and institutions," summarized Liliana Slavova, chairwoman of the "Chance for the Children and Nature of Bulgaria" Foundation and initiator of the Olympiad.

The official awarding of the young computer scientists will take place on May 28, 2022 at the Flora Expo Center, Burgas.


On April 17, 2022 (Sunday) for the fourth year will be held the only mathematical tournament of its kind for Burgas and the region "Mnogoznayko" for preschool children, organized by the Center for Young Talents, Burgas and the Chance for Children Foundation and the nature of Bulgaria ". The chairwoman of the competition committee will again be Galya Milcheva - a longtime pedagogue and current project manager in competitive mathematics at the Center for Young Talents, which will host the event.

"We are holding a math tournament for preschool children for the fourth time to give a chance to the youngest. We know that children love math and the great interest in the tournament proves it every year. We all know how important talent is to be detected in time and at the earliest childhood. The tournament not only seeks and discovers the best mathematicians, but also provokes creative thinking and stimulates children and their parents to orient themselves correctly and make more accurate choices for the future development of their talents and skills, " said Liliana Slavova, Chairwoman of Chance for the Children and Nature of Bulgaria Foundation and founder of the Center for Young Talents, Burgas.

Applications for participation are accepted until 11.04.2022 by e-mail: info@forbgkids.org or by phone: +359 887 201033 and +359 882 723760 from Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 18:00.

The results of the tournament will be announced on 09.05.2022 (Monday) on www.forbgkids.org and on the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/talantbgkids/.

The organizers call on all children who love mathematics to join the competition and wish them success!


On the eve of the first spring, the first edition of the youth magazine "For the Flying People" will be presented. This newborn youth media is the work of talented Burgas high school students from the Creative Club "For Flying People" led by dr. Dobrina Topalova at the Center for Young Talents, Burgas and the Chance for Children and Nature of Bulgaria Foundation. Rich in literature and journalism, the only youth magazine of its kind in Burgas presents the image of a creative generation both self-centered and sensitive to the world.

On March 22, 2022 from 6:00 p.m. in the Assembly Hall of the Center for Young Talents, Burgas, the young authors will present some of their first publications, share ideas and emotions.

Dobrina Topalova: "The magazine is the work of talented, spiritual, searching young people with whom it is a pleasure to work. They need to express themselves through words, empathy for their time, faith that they have something to say to the world and the will to do it.

The eloquent name of the magazine was not only created by flying people, but was intended for "flying people". Its authors look for their peers, present them in their texts, and address their words to such readers. Maybe they are much more than we think, following the clich of this generation. It is this clich that has been accepted as a challenge on the front pages of the magazine. "

"Creating the creative team is part of the 'Chance for Talent' campaign, which enables talented students to study for free in various fields of science and art. It is important for us to support talented young people and give them the opportunity to express themselves." shared Liliana Slavova, chairwoman of the Chance for Children and Nature of Bulgaria Foundation and founder of the Center for Young Talents, Burgas.

The campaign was also supported by the Municipality of Burgas and Darik Radio.


The 7th Regional Olympiad in Informatics will be held on March 26, 2022 at 9:00 AM. Due to the epidemic situation in the country, this year it will be held online. The competition is organized for the seventh time in a row on the initiative of the Chance for Children and Nature of Bulgaria Foundation and is implemented with the support of the Center for Young Talents, Burgas, and Informatics and Computer Science division at the Center for Informatics and Technical Sciences of Burgas Free University.

What is new for this year is that as a partner in the organization of the Olympiad is included one of the most elite high schools in the city - AEG "Geo Milev". A team of enthusiastic teachers of informatics and IT, combined with the curiosity of its graduates, as well as modern technological equipment are a prerequisite for the smooth conduct of the Olympiad in informatics.

"The aim of the Olympiad is to stimulate the interest of young people in Burgas and the region to new technologies, to highlight their importance in modern education and to unite the efforts of schools, training centers, universities and institutions dealing with advanced development and improvement of young talents. ", commented the event Liliana Slavova, President of the " Chance for Children and Nature of Bulgaria" Foundation.

Participation will be in three age groups: 4-6th grade, 7-9th grade and 10-12th grade and is free, and the organizers invite all children and youth from 4th to 12th grade from Burgas and the region with interests in the field of IT technologies to get involved in the event and show their knowledge.

Registrations for participation are accepted until March 22, 2022 electronically HERE.


For the eleventh consecutive year, the Chance for Children and Nature of Bulgaria Foundation announces its national program "Awards, Scholarships and Distinctions". The project aims to support the training and support of national and international performances of talented children and youth in the field of science and humanities, arts and new technologies.

Since 2011, the Chance for Children and Nature of Bulgaria Foundation has set itself the noble task of supporting the development of talented children and capable young people aged 6 to 20, providing them with a chance that depends exclusively on their qualities and skills, efforts and perseverance. The team aims to provide Bulgarian talented children and youth with support in important stages of their education, vocational training and creative development. Since then, more than 75 gifted children from all over the country have been awarded under the Awards, Scholarships and Distinctions program, and 10 of them have received the Grand Prize for Talent, which has given them the opportunity to participate and achieve great success in Europe. and world championships.

This year, our talented Bulgarian children will be able to apply for two cash prizes of up to BGN 600 for talented children / youth with limited financial resources, who have achieved special success in the field of science or art in the academic year 2021/2022. The Foundation also awards two individual cash prizes of up to BGN 550 for excellent performance at national or international Olympiads, competitions, contests, etc. in the academic year 2021/2022, as well as the Chance for Young Talents Prize for 2022. The prize is awarded once per calendar year for particularly high achievements in the field of science and / or art in the academic year 2021/2022.

"We are happy that for eleven years we have had the opportunity to support and develop the gifts of Bulgarian children and to upgrade their knowledge and skills through these scholarships. We know that no matter how talented a person is without support and enough room for expression, the talent could not develop enough. Talent, work, performances, achievements, sustainable development and compliance with the rules are our main evaluation criteria in our project "Awards, scholarships and distinctions!", says Liliana Slavova, President of the Chance for Children and the nature of Bulgaria".

The deadline for applying for the program is May 2, 2022, and the full conditions for applying can be found HERE.