Find out who won the “Mayor of the Year” 2020 awards in Bulgaria

  • 30 октомври 2020, 15:30
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Today, 30 October 2020, at the official ceremony in Sofia Bulgaria's mayors were awarded in 8 categories. Hundreds of thousands of people participated in the vote to choose the best mayors of Bugaria for 2020 - a very difficult year in every aspect. During the event's opening EU Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth Marya Gabriel also took part, online.


The winners were chosen following an online contest. Users were invited to cast their votes on the website’s special platform and to make a statement by evaluating the work of mayors and their teams. An award was given to three mayors in each category – to mayors of small municipalities, medium municipalities and large municipalities, determined by their population sizes (small – with up to 20 thousand residents, medium – with up to 50 thousand and large with over 50 thousand).


And the winners are:


Category "Demographic policy and in vitro programs"


Small municipality – Nebi Bozov, mayor of Sarnitsa


Medium municipality – Ivaylo Simeonov, mayor of Elin Pelin


Large municipality –  dr. Hristo Grudev, mayor of Asenovgrad


 


Category "Urban environment"


Small municipality – Vasko Stoilkov, mayor of Slivnitsa


Medium municipality – Pavel Gudzherov, mayor of Rakovski


Large municipality – Zlatko Zhivkov, mayor of Montana


 


Category "Social measures during an epidemic"


Small municipality – Trayko Mladenov, mayor of Kostinbrod


Medium municipality – Dencho Boyadzhiev, mayor of Razgrad


Large municipality –  Dimitar Nikolov, mayor of Burgas


 


Category "Sport and youth policies"


Small municipality – Vladimir Dzhambazov, mayor of Dolna Banya


Medium municipality – Dr. Madlena Boyadzhieva-Nicheva, mayor of Teteven


Large municipality –  Ivan Portnih, mayor of Varna


 


Category "Smart City"


Small municipality – Diana Ovcharova, mayor of Ivaylovgrad


Medium municipality – Marinela Nikolova, mayor of Kozloduy


Large municipality –  Zdravko Dimitrov, mayor of Plovdiv


 


Category "Investments in educational infrastructure"


Small municipality – Tzvetanka Iotina, mayor of Mirkovo


Medium municipality – Kornelia Marinova, mayor of Lovech


Large municipality –  Daniel Panov, mayor of Veliko Tarnovo


 


Category "Mayor of the citizens"


Small municipality – Isa Besoolu, mayor of Pavlikeni


Medium municipality – Emanuil Manolov, mayor of Pavel banya


Large municipality –  Yordanka Fandakova, mayor of Sofia


 


Category "Mayor of the Year"


Small municipality – Svilen Shitov, mayor of Devnya


Medium municipality – Atanas Stoyanov, mayor of Sandanski


Large municipality –  Stanislav Vladimirov, mayor of Pernik


Mr. Boyan Tomov, founder of Kmeta.bg and TheMayor.eu thanked the mayors and their teams for the work and for all the good practices that have been implemented in the Bulgarian municipalities. Photo by kmeta.bg


Over the years, the competition "Mayor of the Year" has become an event important both for the citizens of Bulgaria and their mayors. It is a stage that gives recognition to the excellent and fruitful work of administrations as well as the initiatives that have been carried out at the municipal level.



Source: TheMayor.EU