Stefan Hertmans in Bulgarian language
Stefan Hertmans is a Flemish Belgian writer and poet, who has gained much acclaim in Belgium and The Netherlands. His novel 'War and Turpentine' is on the longlist of
The Man Booker Prize 2017. STOEP acts as mediator between his Dutch publisher 'De Bezige Bij' and the Bulgarian publisher 'Black Flamingo' in the preparation of a Bulgarian edition of some of his books.
More on the author on his website.
Bulgarian writers in The Netherlands and vice versa
STOEP mediates to have the work of Bulgarian authors translated in Dutch and edited in The Netherlands and also that of Dutch writers in Bulgarian to be edited in Bulgaria.
Promoting Bulgarian culture in The Netherlands
In the first half of 2018, Bulgaria presides the European Union. STOEP organises parts of the program to promote Bulgarian culture. One of the items is an exchange between Bulgarian and Dutch and Flemish writers.
More details soon.
Cycling in Lovech
The city of Lovech in Bulgaria wants to improve the quality of riding bicycles in the municipality. STOEP is helping with the application for a EU-subsidy, both on the cycle technical part as on the procedures.
Contact and projects in Bulgaria and Romania
STOEP has many contacts in Bulgaria and with our sister organisation FNR in Romania. The foundations can act as mediator to initiate projects on infrastructure, governance, water management and agriculture.
This activity goes on, led by Martin Mandaliev.