‘100-Year Anniversary of the University of Economics – Varna: With Academic Traditions into the Future’ Documentary Premiere

As COVID-19 measures have been extended in this country, the ‘100-Year Anniversary of the University of Economics – Varna: With Academic Traditions into the Future’ documentary premiere will take place online in the UE – Varna YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/uevarnabg on 1 Dec 2020, at 5 p.m.

This documentary has been shot by a University of Economics – Varna team with the kind assistance of the Varna office of the Bulgarian National Television. The documentary celebrates the university centenary and has been made as part of a project financially supported by Varna Municipality Culture Fund.

The project aims to disseminate the legacy and the present of the first higher economic school in Bulgaria. The 30-minute documentary script visualizes in an accessible and exciting way some historical facts about the establishment of University of Economics – Varna, incorporating valuable archival footage and highlights from its current affairs such as the academic studies, research, student activities, cultural and sports events, etc. at the university. Bistra Varneva is the writer, with Marieta Bobeva director, Nedelcho Chavdarov cinematographer, and Vladimir Tomchev editor.

The project has been managed by a UE – Varna team with a range of expertise: Elitsa Videnova, the project manager, is a journalist with many years of television experience; she is the UE – Varna PR officer; Rositsa Zarkova is Head of the University Library, and Milena Komitska is the university advertising officer. They are the project research and analysis experts. Miglena Staneva, the project coordinator, is the university programmes and projects expert. Galina Andreeva, the project accountant, is senior accountant at the Finance and Accounting Department at the university.