Fri, May 24 2013
From left, Mark O'Sullivan of the Cedar Foundation, Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Policy Valentina Simeonova, Hilton Durban chef Jonathan Naidoo, South African ambassador to Bulgaria Sheila Camerer and former president Zhelyu Zhelev.
Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer
A not-entirely-comprehensive photo gallery of the team of The Sofia Echo newspaper over the years.
On February 20, Unesco Director-General Irina Bokova was in Sofia for the opening of Regional Centre for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in South-Eastern Europe under the auspices of Unesco.
At a ceremony on February 9, the ambassador of the Sovereign Order of Malta, Camillo Zuccoli, bestowed on the permanent secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Bulgaria’s ambassador-designate to Germany Radi Naidenov, the Cross of Grand Officer pro Merito Melitensi.
During her visit to Sofia on February 5, US secretary of state Hillary Clinton was shown the Bulgarian capital city's historic Boyana Church.
On February 8, South African ambassador Sheila Camerer hosted a preview at the Arena cinema at The Mall of the South African/US film Safe House, starring Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds.