The Celebrations for the 139th Anniversary of the Bulgarian Navy Started in Ruse

RUSE, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com), 7 August 2018, Editor: Stanislava Georgieva, Photo credit: BNR

This year in August, the Bulgarian Naval Forces celebrate the 139th anniversary of their formation. The celebrations began on 6 August, traditionally in the town of Ruse, where the Navy of the Republic of Bulgaria is established, learned BulgarianMilitary.com

Before the official ceremony The Navy Commander Rear Admiral Mitko Petev, who was in Ruse for the celebrations, met with the Deputy Governor of Ruse region, Valentin Kolev and with the Mayor of Ruse Municipality, Plamen Stoilov.

Then, in the meeting room of the Municipality of Ruse, was held an award ceremony for servicemen in the Bulgarian Navy and after that a press conference for the local media. For the 139th anniversary, Plamen Stoilov, The Mayor of Ruse Municipality awarded Lieutenant Colonel, Lyuben Dimitrov Yankov- Commander of the Commandant – house part in military formation 34410-Varna, Senior Sergeant Stanimir Dimitrov Stanev, Orchestra in military formation -52290-Varna, Sergeant Anton Dimitrov Roev – Squad Commander in military formation – 54940 – Varna. They received recognition for their dedication, high professional service and for achieved high results during their service as well.

Plamen Stoilov said that he is proud for another year Ruse to host the celebrations of the Bulgarian Navy formation.

For the local media representatives broadcasting the event, was held a joint press conference with the participation of the Deputy Governor of Ruse region, the Mayor of Ruse Municipality and the Commander of the Naval Forces.

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In the evening, the celebrations continued with a manifestation from the building of the Ruse municipality and ending to the Monument of the Sailor where the ceremony for laying flowers and wreaths was held. After that the memory of the naval sailors who sacrificed their lives for the fatherland, was respected with a moment of silence.

The celebrations for the 139th anniversary of the Bulgarian Navy foundation, in Ruse finished with the spectacle “Waves” of the Representative brass orchestra of the Navy and with festive illuminations on “Svoboda” Square.

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