The exceptionally interesting stories of Ms. Yuliyana Antonova-Murata about life in the country of the rising sun and amazing experiences and people won real admirers of her inspiring book Moshi, Moshi, Japan. In it the author tells short stories from the daily life of the Japanese, how they communicate with each other and how they make their life more beautiful and easier. The stories in the book are an illustration, which makes us wish to use the magic “moshi, moshi” for us, too. “Excuse me, is there anything I can do for you?” and “May I help you?” are in fact that moshi, moshi that opens doors, hearts and fills our souls with nobleness and light.
50 years of artistic activity
Andreana Turtova – violin
Nikolay Turtov – violin
Daniela Stoyanova – piano
In the programme:
Tartini, Gluck, Mozart, Shostakovich, Rimsky-Korsakov, Raph, Massenet, Cherkin, Petko Staynov, Todor Popov
Improvviso Vocal Formation has existed since 2012. Its members are people from various walks of life /an economist, a linguist, an engineer, an actress-director, etc./ What brings them together is their interest to sound, and in particular to human voice and its possibilities as a therapeutic and musical means of expression. The band leader is Assoc. Prof. Galina Popova, choirmaster and vocal teacher at South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Blagoevgrad. Continue reading
This tradition was initiated in 1999 by the International Coaching Federation in order to increase the awareness of the mass public of the benefits from working with a professional coach and to demonstrate the effect of the coaching process. Continue reading
“LIGHT IN ART AND CRAFTS”
The participants were from:
“Tsanko Lavrenov “ National Art High School of Plovdiv, “Acad. Dechko Uzunov” National High School of Plastic Arts and Design in Kazanlak and “Dimitar Dobrovich” National Art High School of Sliven. Continue reading
On 24 April, in Plovdiv, Trakart Cultural Center hosted the premiere of the new books-winners in the Poetry category at the 6th summer literary competition “Trailing the Summer” (Po stapkite na lyatoto) of the Bukvite Foundation.
This is a traditional competition and is now held for a sixth consecutive year in the summer (22.06-31.08. 2016). This summer the competition will be held for the seventh time. It is going to be conducted in two categories – Poetry and Prose, and there is a special humoristic rubric called Let’s Drink Some Freedom (Na chasha svoboda).
Traditionally, the award for the winner is publishing their book. In the previous 2016 edition of the competition, there were two winners – Ekaterina Kostova from Plovdiv and Mariana Dafcheva from Asenovgrad. For that reason Plovdiv was chosen for the premiere of their books – The Words are Carrying Me (Dumite me nosyat) and Eyes for Sunset (Ochi za zalez).
More than 25 years ago BBC radio announced that scientists found the exact day of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ and that the date is 8 April. The indisputability of the fact that 8 April is the real date of the Resurrection of Christ has been now confirmed by researchers of church history and this fact is also included in weighty encyclopedias such as A Chronological Encyclopedia of the World.
Training on Social Justice and Holocaust for children was held at 8 April at the Cultural center and Museum Trakart in Plovdiv. Twenty children at age of 10-12 from Stolipinovo neighborhood, pastor Stoyan and his family, together with three young volunteers Teos, Maria and Daniel (at age of 17 and 18) took part at the training on Fundamental Human Rights. During the workshop followed the training “Free and Equal” youth volunteers, Maria and Teos helped Roma children to fill in the questionnaire on their fundamental rights. It was interesting and inspiring to see how children put into practice what they have just learned. All of them will get certificates for participation from BRIDGES. Very moving and emotional moment for all participants was the film screening of “Korkoro”. Continue reading
The exhibition “MAKE A DIFFERENCE” was organized by Interact Club Plovdiv and Rotaract Club Plovdiv – Filipopol where young artists from the city of artists participated with their works – paintings, drawings and sculpture. The best works were shortlisted by a jury and presented at the official opening of the exhibition on 7 April at Trakart Cultural Center. Continue reading