Vana, Bulgaria

1st Inner Wheel meeting: Europea clubs in Europe & supporters

30 September 01 October 2017, Varna, Bulgaria

Dear Inner Wheel friends from IW clubs Europea all over Europe,

Dear supporters of “Europea IW clubs in Europe” idea,

We are happy to invite you to the 1st gathering of Inner Wheel Europea clubs and supporters, in Varna, on 30th of September under the slogan "WAY TO GO"!

Idea: To present our first steps performed for two years.

Goal: To peek at the great theme of European IW future life.

Lecture on topic: The new face of the European idea. The role of NGOs.

Guest speaker: Dr. Art Ralitsa Gueleva - Chief Editor of the Encyclopedia Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Dear friends, we all will be free to share our experience about one possible IW everyday life together, to share points of view, ideas, practices and activities. Every club could have its own good Inner Wheel experience to share it with the others.

We are waiting for your first IW Europea ideas to be shared, your IW Europea first steps to be presented. Those we could taste together our IW future in Europe.

Our 1st Meeting will take place in Swiss-Belhotel Dimyat , 111 Kniaz Boris 1 Blvd, VARNA, 9002

Hotel reservation has to be made individually not later than the 30th of August.


The registration deadline is 1st of September.

Preliminary Program

29.September 2017, Friday

Arrival of participants and check-in at Swiss-Belhotel Dimyat.

19.30 h Get together. Dinner with friends in the wine cellar of "Old Varna" – meet buglarian IW members talents - a greeting-surprise by IW clubs of Varna area.

30 September 2017, Saturday

8.30 – 9,30 Registration

10.00 h Opening.

Hymn of IIW


1/ Nelly Bratoeva – Chairman of the Organizing Committee, p IIW BD 2015/17

2/ Charlotte De Vos – p IIW President 2015/16

3/ The Mayor of Varna

4/ Rotary Governor D 2482 RI Bulgaria / ADG 15th Zone D2482 RI Bulgaria

10.20 h – 12.15 h 1st PANEL: European Continent and NGOs . How about Varna and NGOs.

10.20 h-10.45 h “The new face of the European idea. The role of NGOs.” Guest speaker: Dr. Art Ralitsa Gueleva - Chief Editor of the Bulgarian Encyclopedia - Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Questions.

11.45 h – 12.10 h “Women are doubly responsible, they are not only the half of the

population, they also give birth to the other half” Guest speaker: Dr. Yordanka Nencheva - Chairman of Association “To preserve woman”, winner Margaret Golding award 2017. Questions.

14.00 h. 2nd PANEL out of hotel “Ahead to the future with yesterday's experience.

Visiting Intergenerational Center of Association “To preserve Woman”

15.30 h. Walk on the main street & Free time.

19.30 h. Gala dinner at banquet hall Uni Blanc

01 October 2017, Sunday : OPEN INNER WHEEL FORUM “WAY TO GO”

9.30 h 3th PANEL: European IW ideas of togetherness. European countries together in successful initiatives after 9 EM in Bristol, September 2015

09.30 h – 09.50 h “European IW Cruise” by Gabriele Schruempf IIW BD 2017/2018 from Austria. Questions.

09.50 h – 10.10 h Europea clubs in Europe – Nelly Bratoeva IIW BD 2015/2017 Bulgaria.


10.30 h – 11.30 h “Way to go” presentations in 5 minutes of each IW Europea club by its representatives.

13.30 h – 14.00 h Conclusions of Luisa Vinciguerra  IIW BD 2013/2015

Words of thanks.

Closing of the meeting by Nelly Bratoeva.

Free afternoon until 16.00 h.

Visit of Bulgarian Nord Black sea coast by bus. Price: 35€. Include transport, entrance in the museum Kaliakra, dinner at “Eco Telus” reastaurant. (

16,00 h. Depart from Swiss-Belhotel Dimyat to Kavarna. Meet friends from IWC Kavarna - cap Kaliakra and Balgarevo village – visit of “ECO-TELUS” Snail Farm & Restaurant – snail specialties, snail extract cosmetics.

Dinner at the farm restaurant. Back to Varna by bus. Casual clothes & walking shoes in preference.

Europea Meeting organizers;                                                      

Nelly Bratoeva - IIW BD 2015/2017

Miroslava Popova-Kirova – Past President 2017-2018, IWC Varna Europea

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