Art for children in need!

Closure of a Charity Campaign Art for Children in Need 2015

BGN 38,500 were collected during a Charity Campaign 2015 of the St. St. Constantine and Helena Foundation, whose closing event was held on 1st December 2015 at Graffit Gallery. The initiative is implemented by year-round sales of art works from the collection of the Foundation. In 2015 the catalog includes more than 220 paintings, small sculptures, photographs and icons of more than 80 bulgarian and foreign authors who support the campaign by full or partially donations. 135 art works were sold during the charity event. Among the best-selling authors were established bulgarian artists as Svetlin Nenov, Vasil Petrov, Ivailo Evstatiev and Anatoliy Panagonov. The funds will be spent on support of children from disadvantaged homes Drugarche and Princess Nadezhda in Varna, from Izgrev Family Tipe Children’s Center,  as well as The Home for Medical and Social Care for Children and The Sts. Cyril and Methodius boarding school  in Krivnya village, Municipality Provadia. Generally, these social institutions accommodate more than 280 children from 0 to 19 years.

The funds will be invested in educational, creative and spiritual development of the children, for the improvement of their socialization and integration, for better creative and healthy environment.

For the fifth year in a row, Sts. Constantine and Helena Foundation gave the Art Donor placard to the people and public organizations with the greatest input for the foundation's activity.

This year art donors of the Foundation are:

- The artists Nikolay Roussev and Marina Rousseva 

- Daniela Dimova - chairwoman of the Cultural and Spiritual Development Committee in the Varna Municipal Council, mandate 2011-2015

- Nektar Natura Ltd. 

- Armeec Insurance Jsc


The campaign was supported by many businessmen, politicians, artists and musicians, including the singer Beloslava, Zhivko Petrov and Dimitar Semov and Cantabile String Quartet.

Special congratulations were expressed by sending greetings from His Eminence Yoan, the Metropolitan of Varna and Veliki Preslav and from Bulgarian Minister of Tourism Mrs.Nikolina Angelkova.

Welcome and congratulations were expressed personally by Mrs. Plamena Marinova - Deputy Mayor of Varna Municipality.