With the kind cooperation of the SHC “Kamchia”, the XVI International Festival of Red Cross and Health Films 2015 was opened. Under the Patronage of the Vice-president of the Republic of Bulgaria, Margarita Popova and with the participation of the orchestra of the Naval Force and Youth Guards has been given the start of the films competition, which will take part in Varna and Kamchia from 28 September till 3 October and can be visited for free by the citizens and guests of Varna.
The event started with a Welcome meeting in “Longoz” hotel, where all the guests and participants form our country and abroad such as Tatiana Lolova, Nikola Anastassov. Slavcho Peev, Maria Statulova, the Serbian director Dushan Milich, his Turkish colleague Fatih Ishchy, as well as international jury, leaded by Pavel Vassev, talked over a glass of wine with the journalists about the forthcoming event and shared their expectations and delight of restoring the long-term tradition under the motto “Through Humanism towards Peace and Friendship”.
Before the show of the first film of the programme, guests and participants walked on the red carpet to open officially the competition and to take pleasure of the one of the last masterpieces of the director Wim Wenders
“The Salt of the Earth”.
Photos from the opening ceremony >>