Bulgaria’s Commissioner in Sofia: Is EU Project Exhausted?

Bulgaria in EU | May 9, 2012, Wednesday // 08:12|  views

Bulgaria's EU Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, Kristalina Georgieva. Photo by bGNES

Bulgarian EU commissioner Kristalina Georgieva is in her home country to take part Wednesday in festivities marking May 9, Europe Day.

Together with President Rosen Pleveneliev, Georgieva will take part in the opening of a public debate "Bulgaria - Five Years in the EU. Let's Transfer European Ideas to the University. Is the European Project Exhausted?".

The debate is organized in partnership with the youth team "Europe," the Sofia University student council, and the European youth movement "Bulgaria." It will take place in the aula of Sofia University, beginning at 10 am Wednesday.

At noon, the Commissioner will attend the performance of the EU anthem Ode to Joy from Ludwig van Beethoven's 9th Symphony by 30 school orchestras in the park in front of the National "Ivan Vazov" Theater in downtown Sofia.

Georgieva's agenda also includes a meeting with her Facebook friends to be held at the Radisson Blue hotel in Sofia at 12:30 pm. The meeting is open to all who confirm their attendance at http://www.facebook.com/events/402299503137271/

In the evening, the Commissioner will take part in the official opening ceremony of the Festival of European Cinema at the National Palace of Culture at 7:30 pm.

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