Today, at an official ceremony the management of Sofia Airport awarded the winners of the contest in categories: essay, photography and children’s drawing with theme “My Sofia Airport”.
More than 200 works from the country arrived in the different categories of the competition. Artist and illustrator Yassen Gyuselev was part of the jury that selected the winner in the category for drawing and the essays were assessed by famous Bulgarian writer Lyudmila Filipova. Our Facebook followers selected the two photos with most likes on the airport’s page at the social network.
The highest award for children's drawing was received by Georgi Kostadinov, a 14-year-old student at “Vassil Levski” High School ofMathematics and Natural Sciences in Smolyan. Bozhidar Zlatanov, a 7th grade student of 140 Sofia School "Ivan Bogorov", deservedly won the first place with his intriguing essay. Mirela Mitkova and Denis Stoyanov from Sofia won the Sofia Airport photo category.
For their enthusiasm, artistic skills and rich imagination, the winners of the different categories received numerous prizes and certificates for their excellent performance.
Special guests at the ceremony were the members of the jury who received commemorative coins "80th Anniversary of Sofia Airport" as a sign of gratitude for their support.
The Chair of the Board of Directors, Mrs. Assya Ivanova, and the Executive Director of Sofia Airport, Mr. Vladimir Rapondzhiev, thanked all the participants in the competition, expressing their deep admiration for the talents of the young authors and wishing them every success.
Sofia Airport prepares a special exhibition with the drawings of the young artists who participated in the competition, which can be seen soon by all passengers travelling through Terminal 2.