On February 13, H. E. Mr. Vladimir Curgus, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Serbia to the Republic of Bulgaria,

gave a reception at the embassy on the occasion of the National Day and the 140th anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic relations between our two countries. There were many officials and ambassadors, journalists and cultural figures, friends of Serbia and citizens of  Republic of Serbia living in Sofia.

The guests first heard the hymns of both countries performed by the opera singer Ivana Albrecht.

Then they were addressed by H. E. Mr. Vladimir Curgus: "It is my great pleasure to greet you on the occasion of the celebration of the National Day of the Republic of Serbia, in the year when we also celebrate one more very important event, and this event is the 140th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Serbia and the Republic of Bulgaria.

I would like to express my sincere thankfulness to all of you who, with your presence at this beautiful place today, have added an additional note of solemnity to our two jubilees."

After the official part, the guests enjoyed the conversations and the wonderful Serbian cuisine.

Photos: "Diplomatic Spectrum"

Above: H. E. Mr. Vladimir Curgus, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Serbia to the Republic of Bulgaria, greets the guests.