Bulgaria: Celebrations of the 1300th Anniversary of the Foundation of the Bulgarian State
1 January 1982
A file of correspondence and reports concerning the celebrations to mark the 1300th anniversary of the founding of the Bulgarian state. The documents cover the work of the British committee formed to mark the occasion; details of events held in Britain, including receptions, symposiums, and exhibitions; and the awarding of commemorative medals to committee members. Other documents in the file include discussion of the work of the official Bulgarian committee to investigate the international implications of the celebrations; and a paper on Bulgarian nationalism, examining Bulgaria's history and its relations with the Soviet Union.
united kingdom bulgaria awards culture historiography international relations nationalisation soviet union public events Anglo-Bulgarian relations Bulgarian-Soviet relations receptions national holidays Media and Culture Goronwy Roberts William Harpham Lyudmila Zhivkova