I`m 38 years old, living in Sofia.
Graduated Master in Political Science.
Journalist more than 17 years.Over the years I have worked as a writer, editor and presenter of many cultural programs on radio, television and print media.
Iskra Koynova graduated from the school of Eastern philology at the St. Climent Ohridski University in Sofia, where she studied Turkish and Arabic languages. She worked as an editor for a Turkish language publication, while simultaneously finishing her degree in Journalism. Her next job was at the Bulgarian national aviators’ newspaper. Then, in October of 1989, a mysterious new position is created at the Bulgarian Airlines company – Public Relations. Iskra was selected for the job and for the next 8 years she was one of the first PR professionals working in Bulgaria.
Having set foot on all continents and accumulating emotions from over 80 countries, Iskra has authored hundreds of travel articles in leading Bulgarian publications. She will remain forever enchanted by the exoticism, beauty and aromas of Asia. She maintains that noisy and festive locations are her favorite spots to relax.
Iskra has been a member of ABUJET and FIJET for 23 years now. She was also a member of FIJET’s financial control committee for 4 consecutive years.
Milena Tzankova - Hommenga is a Dutch artist originally from Bulgaria.She has been living and working in the Netherlands since 1992.
Milena graduated from the Sofia Academy of Art in 1986 and devoted herselfto painting and photography. Her artistic medium of expression is varied andranges from painting portraits and landscapes to computer graphics andphotography. Milena is fascinated by Nature"s colours and shapes, which shemakes the subjects of her paintings and pictures. Milena"s projects alsodeal with complex relationships in society and the relationships between manand nature.
Currently she is involved with a large scale project concerning theaftermath of the raising of the " iron curtain" that touched the fates ofmany people. As part of this project Milena published her first novel, LifeUnder the Red Star in Bulgarian, which was published by Gutenberg PublishingHouse in 2010 in Sofia.
Plamen Starev is SG of ABUJET. He is a member of FIJET more than 20 years. He is a Chairman of the prestigious International Committee for the Golden Apple Award.
Plamen is an author of more than 3,000 publications in Bulgarian and foreign media.
In 2012 he is a winner of the prestigious award „Marco Polo" for the publication of a tourist topic.
Sava Chapanov is a Bulgarian freelance photographer and traveler. His photographs appear on the pages of TANK magazine (UK), GEO (BG), Lideres mexicanos (Mex), El conocedor (Mex), Gastrotour (Mex), www.dnevnik.bg, EVA (BG), Cherga BG, etc.. Sava’s photos have participated in several exhibitions and brought him prizes in various contests. Member of UBJ (Union of Bulgarian Journalists), FIJET and ABUJET, photography instructor in Ivailo Stoyanov’s “School for contemporary photography”.
Assoc. Prof. Vanya Vasileva PhD teaches various disciplines in the field of tourism and geography at Konstantin Preslavsky University of Shumen. She is the author of over 80 scientific publications in the field of tourism. The most popular of the published books and textbooks are Natural tourist resources of Bulgaria, Anthropogenic tourist resources of Bulgaria and others.
Журналист с над 35-годишен опит в медиите. В продължение на 18 години е кореспондент и отговорен редактор на вестник „Труд“ за региона на Варна, с награда от СБЖ в раздел „Национални медии – Печат“. От 2014 г. е издател на информационния сайт за туризъм Брат-BG (https://brat-bg.com), обявен за Онлайн медия на 2017 г. годината в конкурса на Министерството на туризма.
Радослав Свирецов е пейзажен фотограф. Завършва немската гимназия в родния си град Бургас, а след това учи архитектура в УАСГ, София. За първи път хваща фотоапарата в ръцете си на 15-годишна възраст, а на 16 години вече участва във фотосалони под егидата на FIAP.