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Chicago's Four Stars (Sofia)

On Tuesday, June 21, Protected content , from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the American Corner at the Sofia City Library (Bulgaria, Sofia Protected content , 4A Slaveykov Square, 1st floor) Ivan Sotirov, President of the Friends of Chicago Foundation, established in Sofia, Bulgaria in Protected content , will reveal the symbolic meaning of each star on Chicago flag in a presentation entitled


Аleko Konstantinov’s famous book “To Chicago and Back” has made this city part of every Bulgarian’s life. From the times the first skyscraper in the world was built in this city in Protected content the dazzling Millennium Park officially opened in Protected content , Chicago keeps stunning the world by its creativity and pragmatic approach. Among the numerous wonders of Chicago, however, the untamable spirit of Chicagoans is the most impressive wonder.

Ivan Sotirov is the first Consul General of Bulgaria in Chicago. Fascinated by the beauty and vitality of the city as well as by the openness and friendliness of Chicagoans, he established Friends of Chicago Foundation upon his return to Bulgaria in Protected content . The Foundation’s goal is to initiate and facilitate direct contacts between common people from the two cities. Although the distance between Sofia and Chicago amounts to 5,190 miles, Ivan Sotirov believes that friendship could overcome any distance.

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