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Prize winners of the Bulgarian National History Competition | Photo: Values Foundation
Prize winners of the Bulgarian National History Competition | Photo: Values Foundation

Award Ceremony and 10th Anniversary of the Bulgarian National History Competition 2017

On 16 December, the Bulgarian Values Foundation presented the awards to the winners of the 2017 National History Competition in the National Gallery in Sofia. Under this year’s topic "Family stories from the time of the communist regime" 36 young people participated and handed in 30 contributions. It is the tenth time that the competition was organised since its creation in 1998 by Antonina Stoyanova’s organisation. Over 1,600 young people have participated in the competitions throughout the years.

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Daniel Vlahov | Photo: Körber-Stiftung
Daniel Vlahov | Photo: Körber-Stiftung

Bulgarian Example of Historical Research

In his research, Daniel describes the rivalry between his hometown Sliven and the neighbouring town Yambol. He came across a surpising fact, namely that the first school in Yambol was built by a teacher from Sliven.Take a look at what Daniel said about his competition entry.

Prize winners of the 2016 Bulgarian History Competition | Photo: Bojidar Markov, Photogroup Agency

Former Bulgarian President Presents Awards of Bulgarian History Competition

On 25 June, the director of the National Ethnographic Museum hosted the award ceremony of the 9th Bulgarian National History Competition in the Royal Palace in Sofia. Mitoko Todorv, chairman of the National Endowment Fund “13 centuries of Bulgaria”, as well as the former Bulgarian President Petar Stoyanova presented the prize winners with their awards.

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Bulgarian Award Ceremony 2014 | Photo: Values Foundation
Bulgarian Award Ceremony 2014 | Photo: Values Foundation

Bulgarian Award Ceremony 2014

The award ceremony of this year’s Bulgarian history competition took place in Sofia on 11 October 2014. The topic was "Protests in History: Discontent, Confrontation, Rebelliousness." A total of 127 pupils handed in 87 research works. Many of the entries dealt with the antifascist resistance in Bulgaria in the 1940s, but the more recent communist past was also subject to research.

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