The annual National Nature Conservation Awards, named after the first Director of the Rila National Park Mimi Pramatarova, is part of the activities of the Fund.
The Board of Directors of NTEF approved the initiative as a way to encourage creativity devoted to natural conservation in different artistic areas.
Mimi Pramatarova 2017
The awards were given on 05.06.2017 during the Annual event of NTEF.
This year the competition was for school projects on climate change. First prize went to Secondary School “Ivan Vazov”, Mezdra, for their "Vazovche" Project and they received a statuette, diploma and the prize of 1000 leva. The project team will build a mini-weather station to aid the students in their climate education. The second place was awarded to Maths and Science Highschool "Prof. Emmanouil Ivanov ", Kyustendil, for the project" Environmental Monitoring of the Dragovishtitsa River ", for which they were awarded a diploma and 500 leva with which to continue working on their project. Ranked third were the students of PGT "Dr Vasil Beron ", Veliko Tarnovo, for the project" Classroom - borrowed from nature ", and received a diploma and 300 leva. The awards were presented by the Deputy Minister of Environment and Water Mrs. Atanaska Nikolova, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of NTEF Ms. Irena Georgieva and Anita Kirilova from the Prizewinners of the competition’s club. The cash prizes are intended to support the implementation of upgrading project activities.
A short videomaterial for the opening of the ecocreative camp "Ecological island"from the students of the PGT "Dr Vasil Beron ", Veliko Tarnovo, held on 19.10.2017
Mimi Pramatarova 2016
for pupils from secondary schools
National Trust Eco Fund, Eco Forum Plus and Rila National Park announced the tenth consecutive edition of the Mimi Pramatarova Nature Conservation Competition 2016 - a literary competition entitled "The Climate and Me. The human face of climate change. "
The contest was aimed at students from the secondary schools of the Republic of Bulgaria born between 1 January 1998 and 31 December 2000.
The pupils participated in the contest with literary works entitled "Climate and Me. The human face of climate change."
Winners in the competition
First award – Iveta Angelova, Varna
Second award – Denitsa Nedelcheva, Elenovo
Third award– Angel Tyutyundzhiev, Russe
Awarded with diplomas
Lilyana Yavorova Mladenova, Shumen
Pamela Dimitrova Dimitrova, Shabla
Gergana Hristinova Georgieva, Burgas
The awards were presented on 02.06.2016
Mimi Pramatarova 2016
for students and pupils
The competition was divided into two sections - for students and for pupils. Students created videos on the topic, and pupils drew up project proposals for interesting and innovative projects to persuade their peers to contribute to their behavior towards mitigation and adaptation to climate change.
The competition was held within the Public Awareness Climate Change Project with the support of the German Federal Ministry of the Environment, Nature Conservation, Construction and Nuclear Safety.
The awards were announced during the closing event of the project in the city of Plovdiv.