Second Fundraising Art Auction

The Second Fine Art Auction for the Bulgarian Center turned out to be a lovely eveningIMG_4988 of music, wine and art thanks to our participants, supporters and friends.

The team of the Bulgarian Center of New England would like to express our sincerest gratitude to all guests, donors, art buyers and volunteers whose dedication and inspring attitude took us one step closer to our dear cause of finding a new home for the Bulgarian School, Church and Cultural Center “Madara.

The sounds of jazz performed by Elena Koleva and Plamen Karadonev, the wine and the friendly and well known faces redounded to the intimate and family like atmosphere of the event during the art auction’s preview.
The performance from the Bulgarian folklore singing group Omaya, led by Tatiana Sarbinska, created a great mood for all our guests, who when the auction started, quickly raised their hands to bid for the art pieces provided by Hamilton Art.

Paintings of our generous art donors Nelly Tonchev, Boriana Zaneva, Irina Todorova and Boriana Kantcheva, as well as Adam O’Donnel’s and Nevena Bentz’s fine jewelry were well appreciated and bought by our patrons.

A special thanks to our sponsors, Legal Edge Real Estate, Mortgage Master, Honda Village, Pearle Vison Sugus, Mass Bay Dental, Six Star Market , whose support made possible the delivery of our program. They are all proud sponsors to the Bulgarian Center and considering their services will result in further donations to the center.  Additional thanks to contributions by sponsors, Gordon’s Liquors, Six Star Market, Sam Adams andThe Law Offices of David S. Flashenburg.

With your participation, we were able to raise $6,700 including ticket sales and contribution from sold art and jewelry.

 Thank you for the support!

Donations to the Bulgarian Center are tax-exempt. Your contribution via art/jewelry purchase may be tax deductible (20% of the purchase price for items from Hamilton Art’s catalog and 80% for artwork donated by Bulgarian artists), excluding the 6.25% sales tax and 10% purchase fee. Please consult your tax advisor.