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12.10.2018
Sport is a symbol of cultural diversity, richness of our societies, also efficient mean to convey values of solidarity, diversity, inclusiveness and cultural awareness. It reflects on different values, create a bridge between different social groups. Physical education, activity and sport can bring a variety of individual and societal benefits, such as health, social and economic development, youth empowerment, reconciliation and peace.
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08.10.2018
The Bulgarian Sports Development Associationa has hosted four international volunteers in Bulgaria who have carried out a variety of volunteer activities for the local community in Sofia, Bulgaria for a period of two months. Mobility was 59 days, starting on August 11 and ending October 8, 2018. During this period, volunteers from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovakia and Portugal had the opportunity to gain experience in organizing sporting events, running sports projects and holding several youth workshops aimed at promoting volunteering.
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05.10.2018
Back2Track will focus on analyzing the differences and similarities that sport clubs have in the approach to professional and grassroots sport and in innovative approach of including kids with disadvantage background in sport and physical activity.As most sport clubs in Europe are implementing both programmes for high level sport and grassroot sport and most of the administration in this club has professional education and experience in the field of professional sport,it is needed to be created new approach for the sport club,focused on grassroots sport. In the same time, there is a huge number of kids with disadvantage background that needs to be empowered to involve in positive activities such as sport and to give them different perspective on their future personal and professional development as society members.
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03.10.2018
On October 3, 2018, during practice of Sports management Master's degree at the National Sports Academy "Vasil Levski", Joanna Dochevska - Chairwoman of the Board of BSDA presented the activities of the organization and emphasized the activities of the #GoodGovernanceSport project.
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28.09.2018
On September 28, 2018 at 10:00, the opportunities for young people from 16 to 30 years of age and the implementation of Erasmus volunteer initiatives in the country and abroad were presented at the reading room of the library "Ivan Vazov-1872" in Berkovitsa. The organizer of the event was the Bulgarian Sports Development Association, Sofia, and partners in the initiative were Berkovitsa Municipality, Municipal Club of the Bulgarian Red Cross, Ivan Vazov-1872 Lyceum, Berkovitsa and Health in the Northwest Association.
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20.09.2018
What does "plogging" mean? You havent heard about it before? It's time to change that! We guarantee that you will fall in love with it too. Plogging is a new fitness trend that began in Sweden. It connects jogging and garbage collecting around the area you practice. The best thing about plogging is that apart from burning more calories than regular jogging, you are cleaning the environment around you at the same time! So perfect! You may be wondering why to collect rubbish? Here are some reasons:
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10.09.2018
The WHO has placed health and physical activities among the crucial determinants of global health, underlining the role of insufficient levels of movement as one of the main factors enhancing death risk worldwide (see WHO Website). Physical activity has been proven to reduce the risk of non-communicable diseases as cancer and diabetes, enjoying therefore a crucial importance not only for the wellbeing of the individuals but also from the perspective of societal health. According to WHO data, more than 80% of the Worlds population in insufficiently physically active.
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04.09.2018
On September 4 (Tuesday), at 16:00, a voluntary workshop YouthUP, SportUP was held in the Conference Hall of Sandanski Municipality. During the meeting, experts from the Bulgarian Sports Development Association presented the overall framework of Erasmus+ program as well as the opportunities it provides in the field of education, youth and sport, focusing on the opportunities for inclusion of young people in them . The meeting was attended by young people, chairman of the Municipal Council in Sandanski, director and lecturers at the sports school in the city, coaches in various sports.
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16.08.2018
I am trying to gather my thoughts into one article, and more and more I realize that a handful of words will never be worthy to describe the experiences, the thousands things learned, the moments that put you on edge in order to jump from there and make a great flight; the many close friendships, the strong mentor support, the huge result you see from your work and the unique opportunity to immerse yourself in a new country and culture.
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14.08.2018
Eurasia Bulgarian Open Badminton Championships 2018 is the biggest international badminton competition in Bulgaria. It is of the International Series class and has a prize pool of $ 10,000. This competition is attended by top athletes from Europe and the world, as well as Bulgarian stars such as Stoevi sisters, Maria Mitsova, Daniel Nikolov, Ivan Panev, Ivan Rusev, Peyo Boychinov, Petya Nedelcheva and others. More than 280 contestants from 37 countries take part in the international sports event, which is taking place in Europe Badminton Hall, held until 16 August 2018, and the event is free of charge for citizens.
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13.08.2018
Eurasia Bulgarian Open Badminton Championships 2018 is the biggest international badminton competition in Bulgaria. It is of the International Series class and has a prize pool of $ 10,000. This competition is attended by top athletes from Europe and the world, as well as Bulgarian stars such as Stoevi sisters, Maria Mitsova, Daniel Nikolov, Ivan Panev, Ivan Rusev, Peyo Boychinov, Petya Nedelcheva and others. More than 280 contestants from 37 countries take part in the international sports event, which is taking place in Europe Badminton Hall, held until 16 August 2018, and the event is free of charge for citizens.
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18.07.2018
#Good governance in sport project is coordinated by the Bulgarian sports development association and it has been co-funded by Erasmus+ Programme of the European Commission - Sport chapter and it is a collaborative partnership that will work together for 30 months, starting from 01/01/2018 and includes 7 countries. The #GoodGovernanceSport project aims to find a way to analyze, collect and promote good practices for appropriate visibility of decisions made by responsible bodies and transparency of sports organizations in Europe and partner countries.
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18.07.2018
The European Everyday of Sport project was held in the period 2016-2017 and was aimed at improving the exchange of good practices, the priority of Erasmus +, helping to identify and promote good practices from first and second edition of the European Week of Sport and promoting participation in sport and physical activity. The specific theme of this strategic partnership was focused on developing, identifying, promoting and sharing good practices.
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12.07.2018
Bulgarian sports development association will host 4 international volunteers in Bulgaria, who will carry out various volunteer activities for the local community in Sofia, Bulgaria. - Basic info: Venue: Sofia, Bulgaria; Start: 11th of August 2018; End: 08th of October 2018; Duration: 59 days (2 months); Volunteers: Bosnia and Herzegovina (2 participants), Portugal and Slovakia 1 participant per country.
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10.07.2018
On July 10, 2018 a meeting of the Public Council of the Commission on Interaction with Non-Governmental Organizations and Complaints of Citizens was held. During the meeting the progress of Bulgaria on the international initiative "Partnership for open government" and the Bill on amendment and supplement of the Act on the direct participation of citizens in state power and local self-government were discussed.
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26.06.2018
On 26/06/2018 at 12:00 in Press Club "Bulgaria" in the National Stadium "Vasil Levski" a final press conference on the project "JUST SPORT" was held, which aimed to introduce to the public the activities, carried out during the last 18 months.
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24.06.2018
More than 300 children participated in the final stage of the National Children's Athletic Games "Athletics is looking for talents", which took place at "Vasil Levski" stadium in Sofia.
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24.06.2018
For the 12th consecutive year in the water-educational sports center of the National Sports Academy "Vasil Levski" in Nessebar children and adults with disabilities participated in a summer camp on adapted water sports.
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24.06.2018
In the period 22-24 June 2018 in Velingrad a local meeting of the four youths, who are young ambassadors of sports development under the project "Youth Sport Development Ambassadors" took place.
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15.06.2018
On June 15, 2018, a second SAN / Sport Action Network meeting was held in Brussels. The network, set up in the autumn of 2017, brings together active bodies in the field of sport and physical activity at European level, representatives of the European Commission's Directorate General for Sport, consultants and representatives of the sports industry, and aims to share information and develop synergies between existing initiatives, while contributing to focusing national authorities' attention on investment in sports and sports infrastructure. The next financial framework for cohesion policy was discussed and how sporting activities were intertwined.
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10.06.2018
A final event for the SpeeCh project - A Sports Mental Community, which aims to support the processes of inclusion and integration of people with mental illnesses, took place in the period 08 - 10 June 2018 in Carsoli, Italy. During the event, a press conference was held at the Carsoli City Hall and the product of the project was presented, which is a vast practical edition in 200 pages on "Methodologies and Techniques for Managing Sport Activities Related to Social Inclusion in the Local Communities of People with Mental Illness", one third of the publication was prepared by a Bulgarian team of experts composed of: Joanna Dochevska and Ivailo Zdravkov (Bulgarian sports development association), Stefka Djobova, and Ivaylo Lazarov, (National Sports Academy "Vasil Levski"). Bulgarian sports development association received a thank-you plaque from the Municipality of Carsoli for the expert partnership and the dedication during the project activities
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07.06.2018
An International Anti-Doping Conference was held in Opatija, Croatia from 05 to 06 June 2018, which is a final event for the JUST SPORT project. More than 100 representatives from Croatia, Italy, Slovenia, Sweden, Portugal and Bulgaria discussed the issue and analyzed the problems that each country encounters in preventing and combating banned substances. Bulgaria was presented by Joanna Dochevska and Ivaylo Zdravkov from Bulgarian sports development association, Dr. Hristina Ivancheva from the National Anti-Doping Center, Prof. Tsvetko Tsvetkov and Grigor Goutev from the National Sports Academy "Vasil Levski", Ivan Tilev - professional basketball player and owner of NordGym Fitness Center
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01.06.2018
- Place: in front of the Hristo Smirnenski lyceum, Zlatitsa; - Date: 01.06.2018; - Time: 10:00; - Visits: 100 children; - Organizer: Advisory Council for Youth Policy - Zlatitsa and Zlatitsa Municipality.
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28.05.2018
On May 28, 2018, during the practice of Master's degree in sports management at the National Sports Academy "Vasil Levski", Joanna Dochevska - Chairwoman of the Board of BSDA presented the activities of the organization and introduced the students to the project #GoodGovernanceSport.
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19.05.2018
People with disabilities and their friends with big hearts ran together to support the sport for all and create an Adapted Youth Career Center. On May 19, the first Bulgarian edition of one of the most successful mini-marathons with a cause in the world took place. At the launch of Run2Gether, people with disabilities and their supporters with big hearts of politics, business, stage, sports, as well as many other sympathetic citizens stood alongside.
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17.05.2018
Today, May 17, 2018, on the occasion of the Day of Bulgarian Sport from 10:30 am in the Zaimov Park in Sofia was held a Children's Sports Day "Health in All Policies", organized in partnership by the Association of Bulgarians suffering from Asthma, Allergy and COPD (ABBA) and the Bulgarian sports development association, with the support of the Department of Athletics at the National Sports Academy "Vasil Levski" and the Sports School "Darko Team". More than 100 children from kindergartens were organized into sections for physical activity under the program of the International Athletics Federation - Children's athletics, which offers a combination of fun and movement. An information section was also created during the event, where citizens received information on chronic respiratory diseases and sports. The event was also supported by the Bulgarian Society of Pulmonary Diseases (BDBB), the Bulgarian Society of Allergology (BDA), the Confederation of Health Protection (CHP) and was held within the framework of the National Information Campaign "Lung Health in All Policies" - 2018.
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16.05.2018
On May 16, 2018 at the National Sports Academy "Vasil Levski" took place International athletic tournament "New stars". The 40th edition of the international tournament started with a 60-meter start, with the participation of residents living in a Home for adults with mental disabilities in the town of Banya, Karlovo. Fanka Borisova, Aneta Hristova, Todorka Radeva, Pavlina Urdarska and Ana Atanasova were awarded by Prof. Apostol Slavchev, Deputy Rector of NSA "Vasil Levski". The girls also enjoyed the full sports program of the event, and a strong emotion was caused with the meeting with their sport idols in the face of Theresa Marinova and Svetla Dimitrova.
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