Just imagine to immerse into the world of literature while walking along the streets in the first Bulgarian book village. Well, dreams come true. Specially designed boards with excerpts from works by classic and contemporary Bulgarian and foreign authors, influencers and innovators on a global scale, decorate houses, public buildings and shops in Chelopek Book Village.
Among the writers chosen are Ivan Vazov, Dora Gabe, Anton Donchev, Georgi Bardarov, Madlen Algafari, Georgi Toshev, Ludmila Filipova, Georgi Gospodinov, Slavi Panayotov, Exupéry, J. K. Rowling, Maye Musk, Richard Branson, et cetera.
At the official event of promoting the literary boards the Mayor of Vratsa Kalin Kamenov congratulated the organizers and stressed upon that the idea must be upgraded spreading through the entire village.
Tihomir Toshev, Mayor of Chelopek, also agreed that such initiatives ignite people’s curiosity for reading and attract more tourists and bibliophiles in the region.
The chairperson and the Board members of Knigini Organisation stated that the development of the Bulgarian book village at a national and international scale is among their main priorities.
Local people hail the creative idea and invite all those avid for knowledge, inspiration, fresh air, and rich cultural and historical sights to visit the picturesque village.
The innovative idea has been implemented by Knigini Organisation Team in collaboration with Chelopek Town Hall and Municipality of Vratsa.