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Exibition on the occasion of the Bulgarian National Day, Washington DC

posted Mar 5, 2012, 8:39 AM by TRE Home
On the 1 March 2012, the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in the United States of America held a reception at the Organization of American States in Washington, D.C., to celebrate the  Bulgarian National Day – 3rd of March. Hundreds of guests gathered to celebrate, following the invitation by Mrs. Elena Poptodorova – Ambassador Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Bulgaria to the USA - and received martenitzas, accompanied by wishes for health and congratulations for the upcoming Grandma Marta. Representatives of the US State administration, the US Congress, the diplomatic community, the Think Tanks, the Academia, the NGOs, the business and cultural entities, and plenty of Bulgarians – all joined the reception as the most prominent event in the Bulgarian Embassy’s Calendar. Congratulations were forwarded by Ambassador Poptodorova and Mrs. James Townsend – Deputy US Defense Secretary for Europe and NATO.
The Bulgarian artist Petya Evtimova-Ivanova presented her artworks that interpreted in a unique and original way the Bulgarian culture – its traditions and myths.