A Dream Come True

Some long time ago, being only three years old, I was taken to the seaside at the coast of the Bulgarian Black Sea. Even though the stories have been told multiple times and the photos of two little girls (my sister and myself) smiling at the camera, with  the sea shimmering in the background, skimmed…

Festival time!

‘After some performances, the closing act started, and it was so emotional. The coordinator of the Balkan Youth Festival, Emilia Marinova thanked all the participants in front of the audience for cooperation and hard work and the energy they invested in working on the festival for one more year. At last, we all shared a huge BYF cake, in this way putting an end to our sweet dream, which I am sure all the participants will keep in their minds forever.’

Eco Happening

“Less is More!” and “Smash It!” were two of the mottoes of one of the events of the Balkan Youth Festival Project, called Eco Happening…
…We left the event with a hope that the future will be marked with more awareness in people about all the possible ways they can use to help our planet breathe cleaner air, walk on the ground free of waste, use renewable energy, and live in a happy, Eco-friendly environment.

The Flash Mob

‘…a Flash mob is a large public gathering where people perform an unusual or seemingly random act and then disperse. In our case it was a dance.’

Veliko Tarnovo

Like all great journeys, rise early, I got up when I knew I was still asleep. On 22th July I took my stuff and went out on the street. And I knew that your destiny is on the road in the same importance as the destination place. I arrived to Veliko on Saturday morning, Pavla was waiting me in the  bus station. Pavla is…

The First Language Coffee

The long-term volunteers have enjoyed their time being a part of the preparation stages for the Balkan Youth Festival. We have done a great job, finished many of the tasks, created events and been a part of the 1st Flash mob. Yet, there was one more event to prepare – the Language Coffee. The Language…