Maya Stefanova

Maya is the managing editor of Vij! and has worked as a journalist and editor in the cultural sphere for many years. She has a bachelor's degree in European Studies from Sofia University with a profile in Media Studies. She began her career in television, at the music channel MM, then she continued in the PR and Marketing department at "Diema Vision" and "Nova TV" before working as an editor covering entertainment and culture at Dnevnik from 2011 to 2020. She has been on the Vij! roster since 2016. Over the years, she has contributed to the Reel Feel project and the Sea Garden festival in Burgas, and her writing has also appeared in Capital Light, Rubbed Magazine, Boyscout Magazine, Go Guide, One Week in Sofia, HEЯ, Blister, etc.

Natural Structures

Jewelry designer Neva Balnikova and the moment of creation

The Sensitive Observer

The Chinese illustrator Zhigang Zhang captures the emotions of the crowd

Architectural Gargle

Three young Bulgarian architectural studios on how to create a distinctive vibe at home, in the office and in public space

A guide to the “dehumanizing” sounds, from hardware to software and back again

Experimental Musical Compounds

Ivan Shopov's musical journeys through rock, computer clubs, electronica parties and folkloric ornaments

The Network Interface of Your Heart

In the heart of photographer and computer engineer Tsvetelina Dimitrova, art and technology pulse in synch 

The Imagination of Body and Soul

"For me, everything takes a great deal of effort, but in the end it is exactly as it should be," says Martina Apostolova

The Missing School Subject

A conversation with Kristina Hristova from the Coalition for Media Literacy and about the importance of understanding where, what and how to read

Why it’s important for trees to show up on the map even where they don't actually grow

Zero Waste Station

Or a store where a full basket equals an empty bin