NEF ‘13 Centuries of Bulgaria’ presented the first Bulgarian publication of the novel ‘Dobry’

On 1 June 2021—International Children’s Day—the official presentation of the first publication in Bulgarian of ‘Dobry’, the novel by the American writer Monica Shannon, with illustrations by Bulgarian sculptor Atanas Katchamakoff, was held at NDK’s Peroto Literature Club.


The event opened with a musical performance by 7-year-old Katerina Mihaylova. The official guests included Ms Iliana Yotova, Vice President of the Republic of Bulgaria, and Ms Herro Mustafa, U.S. Ambassador, who presented their greetings. Slava Ivanova, the Fund’s Executive Director, spoke about the work on the Bulgarian publication and thanked everyone who contributed to the project’s successful realisation. A short video about the history of ‘Dobry’ and the Bulgarian involvement in it was also screened.



Photo: Bojidar Markov, PhotoGroup

Photo and video: Tzvetan Ignatovski