The Elin Pelin Foundation was established in June 2012 to promote the Bulgarian cultural traditions and national heritage. We strive to unite the Bulgarian community in the greater Houston area, evoke our patriotic spirit and give an opportunity to our local community of Bulgarian Americans to explore our unique natural customs and native language.

What We Do

The Elin Pelin Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides educational classes to children and adults as wells as other social and networking events to enrich our local community.

Our projects include the Elin Pelin First Bulgarian School in Houston which was established to instruct children in Bulgarian language, literature, history and geography; the Elin Pelin Library which provides literature in Bulgarian language;

Smehuranci which develops acting, drama and public speaking skills; and the Elin Pelin Social Events which promote business networking and exchange of ideas and experiences.

The Elin Pelin Foundation is made by the people for the people, where each initiative is inspired by the love for Bulgaria and the Bulgarian culture and heritage.