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Children’s party to honour the winner in the "Fairy Tale" contest

At a children's party in Rappongi were announced the winners in the "Fairy Tale" contest, organized by "St. St. Constantine and Helena" JSC and the Regional Inspectorate of Education in Varna. The party was in honour of the 2nd April – the International children's book day and birthday of Hans Christian Andersen. 142 fairy tales written by third to fifth graders from different schools of Varna participated in the contest. All stories were rated by the following jury: Petio Todorov - senior expert for Bulgarian language and literature in RIO-Varna, Emiliq Kisimova and Rumqna Popova- teachers from the "Anton Strashimirov" School.
The winner is Georgiq Evangelos Kadoglu, who is 11 years old and in 5th grade in "Zahari Stoyanov" school. Second is Hristian Trifonov: 9 years old, 3rd grade in "G.S.Rakovski". The third award was given to Kristiana Boyanova Kirilova: 10 years old, 4th grade in "Stefan Karadja".
Six encouraging awards were given due to the extremely high interest to the contest to Daniel Staikov, Nevena Rumenova Simeonova, Preslava Nikolaeva Koleva, Mariq Borisova, Presiana Valentinova Vulcheva and Krasimira Zdravkova Savcheva.
The awards were provided by the "St. St. Constantine and Helena" Foundation, by the publishing houses "Slavena" and "FUT" and the writer Elena Vladova. The awards were handed to the winners by the Foundation's Director Elena Koseva. The best three fairy tales will be published in the column "Hlape" in the "Cherno more" newspaper. More then 50 kids gave standing ovations to their favourite - Bate Ico, who performed with the help of the audience on glass the classic fairy tale "The princess and the green pea" by Andersen. He read out also the work of Georgi Kadoglu, who took the first prize in the contest. Theatre "Arty" opened a "Fairy umbrella" with a puppet show, based on some classical and modern fairy tales. Rappongi surprised the kids with honey cookies and a biscuit cake.
Many children and guests bought antique editions on the charity bazaar for kid’s books, which were collected through the campaign "Donate a children’s book, create a magic" with the partnership of Msat Cable and "Cherno More" newspaper. Over 500 books were donated. The proceeds and the books, which where not sold were given to the children's homes "Knjaginja Nadejda", "Drugarche" and the boarding-school for mentally deficient children "St. St. Kiril and Metodii" in Krivnja.