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THE FATHER

OF THE BULGARIAN CARTOON FILMS

Jarava        1901  -  1988

Dimitar Todorov Dimitrov - JARAVA

              The prominent Bulgarian painter Dimitar Todorov - JARAVA was born on 21 September 1901 in a northern   Bulgarian town of  Shoumen - situated 80 km. from the Black sea coast.

1920 - 1930 graduates with two High school specialties
  Painting in the Bulgarian Fine arts Academy and  Decoration   with professor Stefan Badjov
1931 - 1944 -  most prominent illustrators of children magazines - "Svetulka", "Detski sviat" ...
Exhibits with the "Unorganized" - artistic circle.  His pictures are exhibited and sold in domestic galleries and abroad - Sweden, Holland, England, Canada and USA.                                                                
1937 - voyage to America  (New York,Buffalo,Niagara Falls,Chicago) - painting - (The Vicinity of Buffalo'37)
1938 - invents and licenses a New Cinematography Tape - (patent 05.03.1938)
1946 - 1948 - works and experiments in the animation area.
1948 - 1955 - Creates and leads a Cartoon studio in "Bulgarian Cinematography"
1958 - 1988 - works mostly as a painter
1969 - First   private exhibition - Sofia
1977 - Second  private exhibition - Sofia
1998 - First Retrospective exhibition - VIDEO -"10 years later" / gallery "Festinvest" - 23.March.98  
1998 - Second Retrospective Exhibition  - V VIDEO - gallery   gallery   "Orhideia"-15.Sept.98   

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             50 years Bulgarian cartoon films 1948 - 1998.  The Father of the Bulgarian Cartoon Films

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      "The best of Jarava"                   

         Private Collection of Pictures in First Bulgarian ART CD  ROM   


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