“The Circus of Hope” by Aria Ribieras Year 2020 Sofia, Bulgaria
B O O K L A U N C H
Hosted by the French Institute in Sofia together with the Mini Art Foundation
Thursday 13th of February 2020, we are celebrating the launch of Aria Ribieras ́s book “Circus of Hope”.
The book is presenting the 2019 social circus project in Nadezhda district in Sofia, a project that is carried out by
the Mini Art Foundation.
A B O U T A R I A R I B I E R A S
Aria has a master’s degree in political science and international relations at Science Po Strasbourg. Passionate about the arts, she merges her professional activities and her taste for literature, drawing, cinema, photography.
Discovering the cultures of the world, her illustrations and stories convey the beautiful initiatives that are flourishing everywhere.
She has worked at the French Embassy in Bulgaria since February 2018, supporting projects that aim to foster the integration of the most vulnerable populations. Inspired by the Social Circus program of the Mini Art Foundation, the Franco-Bulgarian illustrated tale “The Circus of Hope” takes a new and poetic look at the difficulties of integrating certain children, disadvantaged or disabled, into Bulgarian society.
Books available to purchase via our email
Price: 20 BGN
(delivery is available)
When buying a book you support the continuation of the project social circus for Sofia and Bulgaria.
An art-based education, our “Social Circus” project seeks to expand the opportunities of and teach valuable social and physical skills to marginalized youth in Bulgaria, we empower them to become youth role-models and active citizens.