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The exhibition is opened for visitors until 31st March, 2018.
Vasil Ivanov Kunchev (1837 - 1873 d) is the most beloved Bulgarian hero who dedicated his life to the liberation of his homeland. On February 19, 2018 the entire Bulgarian nation will honor the memory of the Apostle of Freedom and the 145th anniversary of his death. Traditionally, the ceremony takes place at 18.00 o’clock in Sofia, in front of the monument of Vasil Levski which is built on the site of his hanging.
Before this, at 17.00 o’clock, a memorial service is held in St. Sophia Church. Levski passed by this temple on the way to the gallows. It accommodates thousands of Bulgarians - both young and old, who want to bow down before his feat. The procession is impressive and reaches the monument of the Apostle. Despite the cold weather, this monument is embraced by people’s love as well as by thousands of flowers and dozens of wreaths.
17:00 o’clock – memorial service in St Sophia Church
18:00 o’clock – Ceremony – paying respects in front of the Monument of Vasil Levski