Dozens of celebrities join forces to #EndViolence in Schools
UNICEF and NOVA Organize a Telethon on 23 February at 20.00
Dozens of Bulgarian celebrities and popular faces of NOVA join forces on Saturday night (23 February) for a common cause – building a safe school environment for children in Bulgaria. They will participate in ‘Together Against Violence in Schools’ telethon that will be broadcast live at 20.00 on NOVA TV.
The money, raised during the two-hour telethon, will fund the three-year program for school violence prevention and safe school environment that will be developed and implemented by UNICEF and the Ministry of Education and Science.
The cause unites not only UNICEF and NOVA but the whole society.
Journalists Ani Salich, Nadezhda Uzunova, Adelina Radeva, and Viktor Nikolaev, music stars Polly Genova, Kiril Marichkov, the bands ‘Jeremy?’ and PIF, Desislava, children’s choir Bon-bon, as well as actresses Yana Marinova, Ernestina Shinova, and Desislava Bakardzhieva, are only some of the celebrities participating in the telethon.
Krasimir Valchev, Minister of Education and Science, and Maria Gabriel, European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, will also support the cause.
A lot of true stories showing the different faces of violence in schools will be presented during the concert.
It will be co-hosted by the famous actress Yoana Boukovska-Davidova and the young actor, widely popular among children, Martin Paunov.
During the concert TV viewers can support the cause of UNICEF and NOVA by sending SMS with text 5 to 1021 (the donation is free of VAT and taxes for the customers of all mobile operators in Bulgaria), or by becoming BLAGODETEL with monthly donations through a mobile phone or with online donations on dari.unicef.bg.
The digital media partner of the concert is Netinfo, part of NOVA Broadcasting Group.
The producer of the telethon, that is supported by Happy Bar and Grill, is ‘Dream Team’.