20 Years ADRA Bulgaria

In 2012 ADRA Bulgaria celebrated its 20th Anniversary of Changing lives!

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20 Years ADRA Bulgaria supports the people and that is why we celebrated among them  our 20th Anniversary in the Roma living quarter “Iztok” in Kyustendil.  Honorable guests of the celebration were the director of ADRA EUD – Mr. Joerg Fehr, the Director of ADRA Germany – Erich Lischek, the director of ADRA Netherlands – Mr. Geert Hendriks, representatives of ADRA France – Ms. Anne- Marie Lovera and Mr. Julian Teschier. Mrs Riny Bus, Counsellor at the Dutch Embassy in Bulgaria was greeted with traditional Bulgarian bread and honey  at the beginning of the official celebration of ADRA Bulgaria’s Anniversary.

The event was accompanied by musical special items presented by Dutch and French volunteers who were involved in projects with ADRA Bulgaria at that time in August.

The professional Roma band – “The three stars”, also contributed to the festive atmosphere of the event.

The celebration was also honored by the Deputy Mayor of the Municipality of Kyustendil – Mr. Viktor Yanev, as well as the long-serving former chairman of the board of ADRA Bulgaria – Mr. Nikola Levterov and its current chairman – Mr. Ventsislav Panayotov.