Around 15 new monuments this year will become part of the writer's alley in the Pliska Cyrillic Yard. This was reported in an interview by Darik with Karen Aleksanian, who set up the complex four years ago. Almost 40 busts of artists from different countries who have written in the Cyrillic alphabet.
The holy father was welcomed by the head of state and politicians, reported NOVA TV.
President Rumen Radev welcomed Pope Francis in front of the building of the presidency. This is the first stop of the Holy Father in Sofia.
The head of state thanked the head of the Catholic Church for having accepted the invitation to visit Bulgaria.
Free prophylactic medical examinations for socially disadvantaged people will be held in the tent of the social kitchen in the courtyard of Sofia's St. Cyril and Methodius Church.
From 11 o'clock today doctors from several hospitals in Sofia will carry out prophylactic examinations free of charge for people in need.
Within three years the building of the National Library "St. St. Cyril and Methodius "will be completely renewed. This was announced by the Minister of Culture, Boil Banov, after the commemoration of the anniversary of the oldest cultural institute in the post-liberation Bulgaria. Today, the National Library marks the 140th anniversary of its creation.