A day in pictures

| updated on 7/18/19 4:02 PM


Varna marks today the 182nd birth anniversary of great Bulgarian revolutionary Vassil Levski, with military honors and a wreath offering ceremony at the monument of the Apostle.  Photo: BTA


An initiative committee presented today at the National Assembly the model for a memorial in honor of the deed of Ninth Pleven Infantry Division and its commander, General Vladimir Vazov during the Doyran Battles (September 1918). The monument is to be installed in one the central squares of the city of Pleven.  Photos: BTA


“Best of Rumen Zhekov” is the title of the latest (4th) exposition from the series “Bulgarian painters today”, which the National Art Gallery launched last year. The exhibition presents works by Rumen Zhekov (on the photo), kept in the funds of the National Gallery, the Plovdiv City Gallery as well as in private collections. The exhibition can be viewed by end-September.  Photos: Ani Petrova/BNR


Around 75 IT experts will be hired by the summer of 2020at the Center for Sheared Services of the World Bank, which was officially opened today in Sofia Tech Park. The plans are for their number to grow to 150 by 2021 and the full capacity of 30 jobs to be filled in a five-year’s period.  Photo: BGNES


Over 60 competitors from 9 countries – Bulgaria, Great Britain, Germany, Turkey, Croatia, Finland, France, Holland and Switzerland, take part in the European RC Car Championships for all terrain buggies. The competition, which is for the first time taking place in a country of East Europe, is organized by the Sports Model Club Vratsa, together with the Bulgarian Federation for Auto-model Sports and Vratsa Municipality.  Photos: Vratsa Municipality

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