In the full Ritual Hall of the Municipality of Dryanovo, Mrs Stefka Dimitrova presented her book “Village of Radovtsi – Life and Memories”. It collects memories and articles about the nearly 300-year history of Radovtsi.
A professor shared words about the book and about Mrs Dimitrova. Margreta Grigorova, professor at Veliko Turnovo University “St. s. Cyril and Methodius”, the poet Pavlin Botev, and residents of Radovtsi and friends.
She said, “I dedicate the book to 155 years of church and education in the village of Radovtsi, 110 years since the Balkan Wars to the warriors who participated in it. To those martyrs who left their bones far from family and homeland in front of the impossible Chataldja fortress”.
Grigorova also thanked all the people born in Radovska Municipality, subsequently a town hall, who spread the native root throughout Bulgaria and beyond.
For the realization of the present book, I thank you very much for the support of the Dryanovo Municipality and, in particular, Mayor Trifon Panchev, who encouraged me and supported my endeavour,” said the author Stefka Dimitrova Ignatova – born in 1938.
In the village of Radovtsi, a teacher for many years and a director for nine years at the Maxim Rajkovich School in Dryanovo. Winner of local, regional and national educational awards and honours, including the Order of Cyril and Methodius.
At the beginning of 2023, Mrs Stefka Dimitrova’s new book was published based on the history of Radvotsi, located in the Dryanovo region. The book was presented on March 17, 17:00 at the Ritual Hall of the Municipality of Dryanovo, with the participation of Prof. Margreta Grigorova, professor at Veliko Turnovo University “St. s. Cyril and Methodius”, and the poet Pavlin Botev.