International conference “European everyday of sport”

Sofia, Bulgaria

29 – 30 September 2017

Preliminary program


28/09/2017 – Arrival day.



Arrival of participants.

20:00 – 21:30

Welcoming dinner.

Location: Park hotel Vitosha, 1, Rosario str, Sofia 1700

29/09/2017 – Erasmus+ Programme, EU policies in the field of education, youth and sport.

Official opening

Moderator: Radostin Lyubomirov, Bulgarian national television

09:30 – 09:45

Registration of participants

09:45 – 10:30

Ognian Zlatev,  Head of the European Commission's Representation in Bulgaria

Krassen Kralev, Minister of Youth and sport

Krasimir Valchev, Minister of Education and science

Monika Panayotova, Deputy Minister for the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU 2018

Yoanna Dochevska, Chairwoman of Bulgarian sports development association

Welcoming message from H.E. Tibor Navracsics - EU Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (video streaming)

10:30 – 11:00

Antoaneta Angelova – Krasteva, Director for Innovation, International cooperation & Sport, DG EAC, European Commission

Prof. Pencho Geshev, National sports academy “Vassil Levski”

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee break.

Promoting European values through sport, Opportunities for citizens – #BeActive possibilities

Moderator: Radostin Lyubomirov, Bulgarian national television

11:30 – 13:30

Erasmus+ Sport - Opportunities for sport sector and citizens - Viera Kerpanova - Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency /EACEA/

Tatyna Kalkanova, Director, Human resources development centre (Erasmus National Agency in Bulgaria) (tbc)

#EUEverydaySport Project team

13:30 – 15:00

Lunch break.

Sport volunteering – empowering your sport event, power of integration

EWoS – from an idea to а great inspirational campaign in whole Europe

Moderator: tbc

15:00 – 16:00


  • Presentation of EWoS campaign in Bulgaria – Ministry of youth and sport.
  • Good practices, EWoS analysis (“European everyday of sport” project) - #EUEverydaySport Project team

16:00 – 16:30

Coffee break.


  • Integration through sport – Roberto Solinas, Mine Vaganti NGO Italy
  • Volunteering in School Sport project – Lilla Nedezski, Hope for children Hungary (tbc)

17:30 – 18:30


Location: (tbc)

30/09/2017 – European everyday of sport – Plenary sessions, researches, reports on the topic.

The voice of experts, youth and NGO sector.

09:00 – 11:00

Plenary session, researches, reports.

Moderator: (tbc)

  • Antonio Robustelli /IT/: Use of advanced technologies like Infrared Thermography and Foot Pressure Mapping in sport for injury prevention and performance improvement;
  • Vincent B. Esguerra /PH/: Policy Formulation for an Integrated and Comprehensive Sports Development Program for Palawan: A Governance Approach
  • Stefka Djobova, phd /BG/: The role of water sports for enhancing physical activity
  • Azam Norallah /IR/: Leisure Management and Future Challenge
  • Prof. Mohammad Ehsani /IR/: Health, Physical Activities and Women
  • Albert Francis Reginald T. Ramos /PH/: Efficacy of Gamification of Education in Tertiary Service Physical Education

Poster sessions (foyer)

  • Grigor Gutev, phd /BG/ : (tbc)
  • Velichka Aleksandrova /BG/: Adapted swimming for children with visual impairment
  • Natalia Stoyanova, PhD /BG/: Basic drills necessary in swimming and for surviving in water

11:00 – 11:15

Coffee break.

11:15 – 13:00

Plenary session, researches, reports.

Moderator: (tbc)

  • Prof. Ludmila Chervencova /BG/: Effect of playing Bulgarian body-mind practice paneurhythmy on perceived stress, anxiety and resilience;
  • Feridun Ekmekci /TR/: NowWeBike cycling tour (tbc);
  • Mike Soeranza /UK/: Holistic idea of working with young people (tbc);
  • Sport volunteering – the golden gate to grassroots sport? - Ott Pärna, World Sport Volunteers Movement -

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch break.

14:00 – 18:30

Practical visit – “European everyday of sport” sport event for kids, National sports academy “Vassil Levski”

01/10/2017 – Departure day.



Departure of participants.




Co-funded by:

Local partners:


Main media partner:




Erasmus+ Sport Programme

of the European Union

Representation of the European Commission

in Bulgaria

Ministry of youth and sport


Ministry of science and education


Bulgarian national television