Bulgaria marks Europe Day and Victory Day

Photo: BGNES

The flag of the European Union was hoisted in front of the Bulgarian Presidency Building on occasion of Europe Day- May 9. Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev, the President of the Bulgarian National Assembly Tsveta Karayancheva, Bulgarian MPs and Ministers attended the official ceremony. The event was marked with a series of activities in Bulgaria. Meanwhile, on occasion of the Victory Day marked on the same date (May 9), the Union of Bulgarian War Veterans and an initiative committee of non-governmental organizations laid wreath and organized a concert in front of the Monument to the Soviet Army and the Monument-Ossuary of Soviet Soldiers in Sofia. The Immortal Regiment-Bulgaria held procession with photos of relatives who died in WW2 and the Anti-Fascist Resistance. Boards with the names of 13,000 victims were shown during the procession.

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