Mahala School of Magical Words
British Council and Next Page Foundation invite young people from various schools and ethnicities in Plovdiv to throw themselves into an adventure that will help them find out how ‘words makes magic’. Joint workshops and creative writing competitions and writing roman à clef, meetings various writers and scientists will inspire young people to master words for a better future.
The programme from May to December 2019 includes a magic fanfiction competition, creative writing workshops, meetings with writers, a film screening, discussions and a talk with creative writing mentors, magic and science, game of codes.
All who touch the magic of words will learn that creative writing can bring about fantastic results (both literally and otherwise); also that mastering the code will open wide prospective for dragon career opportunities; that knowing science and being able to tell its magic is full of metaphors, but also means future.
The project is a British Council Bulgaria production.