VarnaLab is an independent physical space evolved and used by people having common interests mainly in the IT sector (also in machines, technologies, science and digital/electronic arts) where they can meet, talk and collaborate.
VarnaLab was created on 15th June 2011 and is a part of the hackerspaces.org hackerspaces network, which (according to their Wiki) contains over 2300 place worldwide. In Bulgaria they are 5-6 and could be seen in the Bulgarian hackerpsaces list.
VarnaLab's mission is to be an independent physical space for sharing knowledge, ideas, technologies and also help the society with:
Everybody can visit VarnaLab when the space is opened. This is usually after 10:00 AM during the weekdays and (not necessarily) after 11:00 AM during the weekends. Check who is at VarnaLab now just in case (below main menu at the left).
There is no specific person that is doing it. The organization is done by its members. All the decisions are taken after voting in the #polls Slack channel.
By paying membership fee, donation and/or actively participating in its activities, for example:
If you want to become VarnaLab member VarnaLab please check our Charter (Bulgarian only). If you share VarnaLab's goals and ideas - print and fill Membership application (Bulgarian only) and bring it to VarnaLab. For your convenience there are some printed copies of the Membership application left at VarnaLab.
Please contact us using our forum if you have any good ideas.
On the Donations page under section “Membership fee”. There you'll find all the necessary information how you can contribute to VaranaLab.
It solely depends on everybody's own decision - there is no minimum or maximum fee but it is usually between 10 BGN and 50 BGN.
Our running costs and evolving the organization.
Yes, everyone could organize an event in VarnaLab.