Bulgaria EU Commissioner Supports Haiti Charity Concert in Sofia

Society » CULTURE | May 31, 2010, Monday // 07:40| Views: | Comments: 0
Bulgaria: Bulgaria EU Commissioner Supports Haiti Charity Concert in Sofia The concert in support of Haiti reconstruction efforts took place at the National Palace of Culture in Sofia Sunday evening under the motto “The Balkans – a stage for Haiti”. Photo by BGNES

Kristalina Georgieva, Bulgaria’s EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid, International Cooperation and Crisis Response, supported the charity concert for Haiti in Sofia Sunday.

The concert that was set to raise money for the re-building of the National cinema-theatre ‘Triumph’ in Haiti after it was destroyed by the devastating earthquake earlier this year, was attended in person by Georgieva.

Georgieva confirmed the EU’s commitment to the reconstruction efforts in Haiti on Sunday and personally supported the campaign by buying tickets for the concert.

In March, Bulgaria’s Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov announced that several Southeast European nations are going to contribute to the establishing of a “Balkan Hospital” in Haiti

The money for the hospital is expected to come from several regional initiatives but, most of all, from Sunday’s concert.

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