Sonya Yoncheva achieved a standing ovation at the Metropolitan Opera with a performance of one of the most beloved operatic heroines - Violetta in La Traviata. This cultural event and the excitement of it was shared by viewers in 70 countries in 2,000 theatres. Starting last year, Bulgaria is part of the Metropolitan's large virtual family thanks to America for Bulgaria Foundarion and Via Fest.
Every child has the right to a good start in life, regardless of their physical state. Karin Dom makes this possible. They are with us every step of our way – we thank them with all our hearts. We wish more children and families with special needs would have the chance to feel such support and professionalism. Miracles are possible when a child gets a chance and has experts who help.
"What do I, as an American, have to offer to the Bulgarian theater community?" This question has consumed me during my time in Sofia working on "Avenue Q". To this question, there are many answers but one comes dominantly to the foreground. During the rehearsals and the workshops I have been inspired by the community of theater artists working on the show and the social bonds that they have between them. I will forever remember my time in Sofia and treasure what the Bulgarian Theater community has to taught to this American.
The artificial intellect is my passion. I often joke this is because I don’t have a natural one. They were at a dead end at the Hiroshima University in their research on aorta dissection – a disease which causes blood to flow between the layers of the wall of the aorta, forcing the layers apart. I eliminated the human factor and programed an algorithm which allowed them to identify the protein influencing the process. This was one of my three projects developed during the summer research school of the Students Institute in Mathematics and Informatics, supported by America for Bulgaria Foundation.