On the occasion of February 2, the World Wetlands Day, the Via Pontica Foundation and the Ecopark for Biodiversity and Alternative Tourism Vaya organized the Ecopower Competition for the most interesting environmental comic book: Superheroes in Wetlands Conservation and the Environment.
The jury of the competition: Mitko Ivanov – artist and historian, Ms. Milena Yarmova, Chief Expert of RIEW and Anna Yancheva Project Coordinator of Via Pontica Foundation works with exceptional professionalism and positivism and distinguished the following participants:
- Catherine Skarleva, NBU “Michael Lakatnik” – voucher for a free visit to Ecopark for Biodiversity and Alternative Tourism Vaya, board game and advertising materials2. Victoria Stoyanova, Lyuben Karavelov Primary School – board game and advertising materials
3. Presian Tanchev, “Hristo Botev” Primary School, Sarafovo – board game and promotional materials
In addition to the prizes awarded for the first three places provided by the Via Pontica Foundation, Chief Expert Ms. Milena Yarmova from RIEW Burgas and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Svetla Dalakchieva from the Natural History Museum-Burgas, also expressed their desire to distinguish several works with non-standard awards.
The two teams, Natalie, Andrea and Alex from the A.G. Kozhakafaliya Primary School and Deyan, Joanna, Yana, Samuel, Iveta and Nedelcho from the NBU “Michael Lakatnik”, who presented electronic and watercolor comics will have the opportunity to spend a day working in the respective institutions to get acquainted with the activities of the experts on the protection of wetlands and the environment.
A special award from the Regional Inspectorate of Environment and Water – Backpack “Young Environmentalist” also received Theo Gotsev from the”A.G. Kozhakafalia” Primary School.
The exhibition of the works of the young creators at the Flora Burgas Exhibition Center, designed for the competition for environmental comics, aroused great interest and approval among the Burgas public.