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The celebration programme keeps the balance between the official and the entertainment. It contains a visit for paying respect, a official meetings and a gala concert, but it will end with a student party and a fancy dress party. The programme motto is "Let's party when we are still young, the way the 120-year old University is young!"


18.10.2008, 9:30–13:30, Romania, Belu and Bucharest

Paying respect to Evlogi and Christo Georgiev's tomb in Belu, Romania.

An official meeting of the Academic Council of Sofia University at the university in Bucharest


24.11.2008, 15.30–17:00, down the rout Sofia University - National Theatre

A grand procession devoted to the 120th anniversary

The procession will start from the garden in front of Sofia University, past the Art Gallery, the St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the National Assembly, the building of Bulgarian Science Academy, down "Tsar Shishman" str., "Ivan Vazov" str., "Rakovski" str., "Tsar Osvoboditel" blvd., 1 "Dondukov" str, Archaeological Museum, Central Park, the National Theatre. Wreath laying before the statues of Evlogy and Christo Georgiev, the monument St. Kliment Ohridski, Ivan Vazov's house.


24.11.2008, 17:30–19:00, The National Theatre

Cultural programme. Speech by the Rector, music and poetry.


24.11.2008, 19:00–20:00, the route the National Theatre - Sofia University

The way back of the procession: "Gurko" str., "Rakovski" str., "Tsar Osvoboditel" blvd., to the University. The procession will be joined by artists from the National Theatre, the Muppet Theatre, 199 Theatre, the Satirical Theatre, the Theatre of the Army.


24.11.2008, 20:00, restaurant "Yajtseto", restaurant "Alma Mater"

Cocktail for guests and officials


24.11.2008, 20:00, Rectorate, Sofia University yard

Fancy dress party. Celebration, a musical programme with famous Bulgarian groups playing.


25.11.2008, 09:00, Sofia University yard

A memorial of the seven founders of Sofia University, at the presence of the ambassadors of the countries they studied in.


25.11.2008, 10:00, the Aula foyer

Stamp validation: 120 anniversary of Sofia University