The President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria Mrs. Tsveta Karayancheva has agreed to be patron of the first in the world and most prestigious international ballet competition – Varna International Ballet Competition.
On 20 March, at Varna Municipality in the presence of the Mayor Mr Ivan Portnih, the District Governor Mr Stoyan Pasev and the Deputy Mayor Mr Kosta Bazitov Mrs. Karayancheva met the management of the so called Ballet Olympiad – Mr Dimitar Dimitrov, Chairman of Foundation “International Ballet Competition – Varna”, and Ms Sonia Dimitrova, Member of the Artistic Board of the Foundation. Mr Dimitrov extended an official invitation to the President of the National Assembly to be patron of the dance contest that would be held for 28th time in the Sea Capital of Bulgaria. “I am very much inspired by this invitation”, Mrs. Karayancheva admitted. “It would be an honour and a pleasure for me to be patron of the oldest international ballet competition in the world. For the first time I will be able to watch live the Competition at the Open-Air Theatre and I am very thrilled. The Ballet Competition in Varna is a very prestigious advertisement of Varna and Bulgaria and it should be supported.”