On the 6th day the participants visited the exhibition center Oreshak and the Troyan Monastery. At the National Exhibition of Crafts and Arts in Oreshak they learned more about the local crafts and the work of the center with regards to preserving the traditions and working with the locals and the youth.
A local pottery master – Rossi demonstrated the Troyan ceramics techniques and invited all participants to draw their own plate and take it home with them.
After lunch, the participants also visited the Troyan Monastery and were truly impressed by its history and beauty. The day ended with a well-deserved rest and a closing session where all participants shared their emotions and feedback about the event.
On the next - last day of the incredible biosphere adventure the young experts received their certificates for their participation in UNESCO "Man and Biosphere" Program and we all said goodbye to the kind hosts and went to Sofia, from where they will departure to their countries.
Main organiser of UNESCO Summer University is Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation with the support of: the Central Balkan Biosphere Reserve, UNESCO Regional Bureau of Science and Culture in Europe, Ministry of Environment and Water of the Republic of Bulgaria, Mediterranean Information Office for Environment, Culture and Sustainable Development, UNESCO Chair and Network on Sustainable Development Management and Education in the Mediterranean of the University of Athens, Karlovo Municipality, Troyan Municipalities, Permanent Representation of UNESCO in Bulgaria, local organic pharms, winery, hotels, which are hosts and sponsors of the events in the region.
Other partners: Chateau Copsa, Rozino Organic Farm and Gelatto and Latte, Lift Sopot, Hotel Casa Art, Oreshak, Troyan, National Exhibition of Crafts and Arts in Oreshak, “Edinenie” (Unity) project