On the 22nd of September 2015 Bulgaria celebrated 107 years since the official announcement of the Bulgarian independence. Independence was officially announced by manifesto in the “Sv. Chetirideset muchenitsi” church in the city of Veliko Turnovo on the same date in 1908 when royal prince Ferdinand I accepted the title Bulgarian Tsar.
Deputy Regional governor of Montana Nina Petkova, accompanied by servants of the Regional administration placed wreaths and flowers in front of the monument of the heroes who sacrificed their life for the cause.
Official celebrations on the occasion of the Independence Day took place in all the municipalities of Montana Region.