“Bulgarian cartography in the International Map Year” – An exhibition in the National Assembly on November 17, 2016

Vice-chairman of the National Assembly Dimitar Glavchev, chairman of the Committee on Economic Policy and Tourism Petar Kanev and President of the Bulgarian Cartographic Association (BCA) Temenoujka Bandrova opened an exhibition “Bulgarian mapping in the International Year of the map” in the National Assembly building.

Opening of the exhibition "Bulgarian mapping in the International Year of the map". Photo by Stefan Bonchev.

Opening of the exhibition “Bulgarian mapping in the International Year of the map”. Photo by Stefan Bonchev.

The exhibition in the Bulgarian National Assembly building. Photo by Stefan Bonchev.

The exhibition in the Bulgarian National Assembly building. Photo by Stefan Bonchev.

President of the BCA Temenoujka Bandrova awarded a special diploma to Mr. Petar Kanev, for his contribution to the development of Bulgarian cartography, on the occasion of the International Map Year 2015–2016.

The collection of exhibits contain cartographic works of old maps, military topographic maps, thematic, tourist, educational maps and atlases, panoramic maps made based on 3D models and navigation cartographic products.

Participants in the exhibition: corporate members of the Bulgarian Cartographic Association – DataMap-Europe, Cartographic Studio DavGEO, KartGeo, KartProekt, International Commercial and Cultural Centre GEOPAN, HERE Europe – Bulgaria, Military Geographic Service and the Diplomatic Institute at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

National Map Day on November 7, 2016

National Map Day

National Map Day

The event was held in conjunction with the International Map Year 2015–2016 and was organized by the Bulgarian Cartographic Association, Sofia University and National Institute of Geophysics, Geodesy and Geography – BAS. A seminar was held on current cartographic topics. The event included an exhibition of Bulgarian cartographic productions.

The president of the BCA Temenoujka Bandrova awarded certificates and prizes to Rumyana Dzhibova from Banichan and Ivaylo Lisichkov, representative of Dryanovo municipality, for their contribution to Bulgarian cartography on the occasion of the International Map Year 2015–2016.

– Temenoujka Bandrova
President of the Bulgarian Cartographic Association (BCA)