At the opening of the festival on September 11, 2017, in “Academy” Gallery of the National Academy of Arts, an exhibition of participants and laureates in the 5th edition of the World Competition for Children’s Drawing – Bulgaria, 2017, exhibited over 180 works of art. Children from 53 countries between 4 and 18 years old participated.
The exhibition was opened by the Executive Director of NEF “13 Centuries Bulgaria”, Mitko Todorov. He bestowed the special awards of the Fund – a statuette and honorary premium, to Yvonne-Marie Gospodinova, 9 years old from Targovishte, for the painting “Portrait” and to Galin Kovachev, 16 years old from Sofia, for the picture “The Dog”. The Specialized Prize of Foundation “Little Zograf” it was presented by her manager, Ivan Ivanov, to 11-year-old Al-Maun from Bangladesh. The prize of the “Antiko”, Plovdiv, got 9-year-old Tsvetelin Danov from Pleven.
Musical greetings were presented by Boris Tomov – a student from the National Music Academy “Prof. Pancho Vladigerov”, who had the opportunity to play the violin, provided by NEF” 13 Centuries Bulgaria “. The Children of Dance Ensemble at the 17th Sofia School “Damian Gruev” greeted those present with their performances.
The exhibition will continue until 17 September 2017.