This is the 100th birth anniversary of Anton Tchehov - the talented writer who felt the pulse of another and brighter life to come!
Photos showing Tchehov's life
Official celebration of Tchehov's anniversary in Sofia
Writer Karaslavov speaking
The Hall. Applause
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Background: This is the 100th birth anniversary of Anton Tchehov - the talented writer who felt the pulse of another and brighter life to come!
"Justice will triumph!"
"... Our street will see a festive day!..."
Tchehov's anniversary was solemnly celebrated in Sofia.
Georgi Karaslavov, Secretary General of the Union of Bulgarian Writers, spoke on the lifework of the immortal writer and humanitarian.
..."Today, 100 years after his birth, Tchehov still lives in the hearts of millions on all five continents of our globe."