YA Bulgaria 2010

Running out of time

It may sound ordinary but it’s true – sooner or later everything comes to an end. Without even noticing it we spent a whole week in Bulgaria discussing different religions and the co-existence and cooperation between them. It was an interesting,

The Rose of Sofia

So, here it is; the movie produced during the academy in Bulgaria with the bloomy title: The Rose of Sofia. The movie is dealing with the BIG topics: love, family, religion, tolerance… Watch it here…

Time to move some boundaries!

After many new impressions that we had gained the previous days, Friday was our chance to present the new knowledge in a special virtual laboratory. We spent the whole day in the National History Museum of Plovdiv, where the atmosphere

The Last Judgement

After meeting representatives of different religions we all thought there was nothing more that could impress us any more. And of course, we were wrong! 🙂 A whole new world invaded our minds when we arrived at Bachkovo’s monastery situated

“This is absolute nonsense!” – visiting the synagogue in Plovdiv

The next group, represented by Мeta, Martin, Nikola and Benjamin,  visited the Synagogue in Plovdiv. That is how they experienced the interview: “We met the guides early in the morning, and walked around the city on a short tour guide

“Only the peak of the iceberg” – visiting the mosque

The last, but not least group spent the morning researching the Muslim community: “Today (even if it was a rainy day) was a special one for us concerning the topic religion, taking into account that we all belong to religious

A city in the city – the Armenian community in Plovdiv

Mara, Alina, Nils, Jane, Ida who visited the Armenian church share their experience: “The Armenian Church is located in an idyllic area of Plovdiv, just next to the Armenian school. We were introduced by a very kind Armenian woman who

It’s worth its weight in gold

Thursday started with a raining morning, but there was no time to think about how not to get wet. It was the day when we starting discovering different religious communities and overcoming some religious myths. Research was also on the top of the

Love or Religion? The eternal dilemma

What was life like in the 19th century in a small multi-religiuos town from the Balkans? Since this morning our Eustorians already know that. They all spent the morning playing their special parts in an astonishing role play called Balkania.

How religious is Europe?

Tuesday morning was gloomy but after our international energizing games we were all feeling enthusiastic. Although there were clouds outside we had a sunny atmosphere during our morning discussions. Everyone finally got the oppurtunity to present his/her homework for the academy and

From a cup of good mood to a deserved dessert

Good morning Guys, it is time for your morning coffee! We are having our cup of good mood in our World Cafe and now we are ready to start sharing some experience on how to join a Youth Academy. What

Here we gooooo! :)

Hi, virtual Eustory friends! We are Mila and Vaya from Bulgaria – the EUSTORY alumni who are going to keep you in touch with everything going on this week during the last but not least EUSTORY Academy for the year

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