For second year in a row Foundation BNP Paribas Bulgaria organized an essay contest for high-school students on the topic “The Others Beside Me”. The writing competition dedicated to the understanding and respect towards the others and against all forms of discrimination, attracted 191 participants from the whole country – 8 times more than the first edition of the contest.
The jury members Bilyana Kourtasheva (literary critique, lecturer at the New Bulgarian University, editor of “Sledva” magazine), Marin Bodakov (poet, editor of “Kultura” newspaper, lecturer at the Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”), Nadezhda Radulova (poet, translator, editor at “Prosveta” Publishing House) nominated 30 of the nearly 200 received essays. The nominated participants will be notified and the 3 award winners will be announced in January 2013 at a special ceremony.
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