National Projects World Playground Make it Possible -accommodation provided -accommodation provided -duration 6 weeks -duration 6 weeks -earliest start date and latest end date: -earliest start date and latest end date: 15.02.2013 - 31.03.2013 ongoing (preferred: 01.11.2012 start -target group: Millenium Development date and 16.12.2012 as end date) Goals of the United Nations, kids in high- -target group: kids in kindergartens schools Meeting Diversity -accommodation provided -duration 6 weeks -earliest start date and latest end date: 07.01.2013- 01.03.2013 -target group: kids in high- schoolsLink to the detailed project descriptions
Green project Local Projects -accommodation provided Let’s talk about ecology-duration 6 weeks -accommodation provided-earliest start date and latest end date: -duration 6 weeks 01.03.2013 - 15.04.2013 -earliest start date and latest end date:-target group: kids in high-schools 15.09.2012 - 15.12.2012 -target group: kids in high-schoolsLC Varna LC Plovdiv Language Centers -accommodation providedHand in Hand -duration 6 weeks -accommodation provided -earliest start date and latest end date:-duration 6 weeks 01.11.2012 - 15.12.2012-earliest start date and latest end date: -target group: language department of Sofia 14.12.2012 - 31.01.2013 University and partnering language centers-target group: kids in orphanages LC Sofia UniversityLC VarnaLink to the detailed project descriptions
On every project ACCOMODATION is provided! Benefits Food is NOT provided! But, food and life stadard in Bulgaria is much more cheaper than in Brasil, example: Nes coffee in Bulgaria is 25 cents, full lunch 4 euros, beer 1 euro and less…On project teams it’s required to have people from different countries, which leave a lot of space for you to get to know different countries and cultures.Teams are usually between 5 and 10 people.All projects have external (non-AIESEC) partners.Interns have support and people responsible for same. After matching process interns have support from hosting LC, for getting info about country, for preparation before arriving…EVERY INTERN HAVE SOMEONE WHO WILL WAIT WHEN HE/SHE ARRIVE on AIRPORT!
Some facts about Bulgaria1.Bulgaria is one of the oldest European countries and is the only one that hasntchanged its namе ever since it was founded.2.According to the statistics , Bulgaria ranks third in Europe only after Greece andItaly for the number of its valuable archeological monuments.3. The Bulgarians were the first people to use the Cyrillic alphabet immediately afterits inception in the 9th century.4. Bulgaria and Denmark were the only European countries to save their Jewsduring the Holocaust.5. The Bulgarian Army is the only force in the world which has never lost a singleflag , although it actively participated in all major wars in Europe since the end of thenineteenth century.
Some useful information • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4.07 € • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 20.01 € • Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 3.56 € 3.00 4.07 • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 1.02 € • Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.50 € • Cappuccino (regular) 0.97 € • Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 0.76 € • Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.51 €More information for prices:http://www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living/country_result.jsp?country=Bulgaria&displayCurrency=EUR
Yes and No in Bulgaria • Be careful! Traveling• Trains and buses to the neighbor countries from Sofia• Trains to almost every town in Bulgaria –there also night trains• Sofia Metro has two lines• Local transport tickets – 0,50 €
Traditions• Baba Marta – 1st of March • Mummery • Fire dancing
Holidays• 3rd March- Day of the freedom• 6th May – St. George – Day of the Bulgarian army• 24th May – St. Methodius and Cyril – Day of the alphabet• 6th September- Day of the Reunion• 22nd September- Independence Day• 1st November – Day of the leaders of the Bulgarian Nation Cultural preparation for interns
Useful links:• http://www.mfa.bg/en/ - Ministry of foreign affairs• http://goeasteurope.about.com/od/bulgariaandthebalkans/p/profilebulgari a.htm - Facts about Bulgaria• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWPTqdT79Rs – Bulgarian music Cultural preparation for interns