06 September 2022 | 10:30
/KROSS/ On Unification Day, we remember the heroes who gave their lives for national unity.
The culmination of the celebrations is in Plovdiv – the dawn-check at Saedinenie square, which BNR will broadcast live.
The celebration will begin in the Cathedral Church of the Holy Mother of God, where Metropolitan Nicholas will offer a prayer service.
Wreaths and flowers will then be laid in front of the monument to Zahari Stoyanov in the Dondukova Garden and in front of the memorial plaque of Major Raicho Nikolov next to the Roman Stadium.
In the evening, in front of the Military Club, there will be a reenactment of the events of September 6, 1885 by members of the “Patriotism” Committee.
The ceremonial dawn, at which President Rumen Radev will deliver a speech, will begin at 8:30 p.m.
Today is also the holiday of Plovdiv. The program includes concerts, open to residents and guests of the city are the Autumn Exhibitions in the Old Town and the City Art Gallery.
The award “Honorary Citizen of Plovdiv” will be awarded to journalist, publicist and screenwriter Evgeniy Todorov. His wife, Neri Terzieva, was also posthumously awarded the badge of honor of Plovdiv, for her significant contribution to modern journalism, exceptional professionalism and upholding freedom of speech.
The ceremony will take place in the Union Hall of the History Museum.
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