HEPA SUN CHILDREN'S SPORTS HOLIDAY ÀÒ ST. KOZMA AND DAMYAN MONASTERY
On July 20, 2022, at the St. Kozma and Damyan Monastery, during a summer camp, organized by the Sunday School at the Church of the Nativity, the Sunday School at the Church of St. Martyr Paraskeva, Association of Bulgarians with Asthma, Allergy and COPD and Theater Company “Empty Space”, a children's sports holiday was held, as part of the pilot activities under the HEPA SUN initiative. During the event, the children had the opportunity to learn about the innovative methods for a healthy and active lifestyle and the positive aspects of regular sports activities, with the aim of instilling a love of movement at a very young age.
"Sports, health and fun for preschool children (SUN)" is a project that aims to teach children and young people a healthy lifestyle and give them a good, useful and rewarding start in life. The project aims to raise awareness of issues related to the need for physical activity as a basis for a healthy lifestyle, changing the habits of preschool children and their families in both urban and suburban areas. The duration of the project is 24 months, and it involves 7 partner organizations from six European countries – Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Italy, Portugal, Slovenia and Croatia. The project "Sports, health and fun for preschool children (SUN)’’ is co-funded by the European Union's Erasmus + programme.