8 November 2018     Interesting facts 

On November 8 in Bulgaria, the professional holiday of the police is traditionally celebrated.

The police officers are part of the festivals of the European Association of Folklore Festivals - EAFF. With their high professionalism in securing events in a number of Bulgarian cities - Veliko Tarnovo, Hisarya, Kiten, Pomorie, Nessebar, Obzor, the police provide security for the participants, increase the public trust of citizens to themselves and the institution they represent.

The celebration of the policemen was marked by numerous events throughout the country. In the Region Direction of Ministry of Interior Affairs - Veliko Tarnovo were organized numerous events: a competition for children's drawings, essays and poems on "The policeman - my friend" subject, which included children between 8 and 15 years from the Centers for work with children and youth on the territory of the municipality; dog show demonstrations and introducing the children in different kindergartens and institutions with the police equipment used by the Ministry of Interior's workers in their job; football and gun tournaments with Makarov gun.

The best in the  tournaments received awards and certificates for participation. Among them was a representative of EAFF, who joined the team of 7 journalists in the shooting with the Makarov gun at a distance of 25 meters and in the individual competition ranked first by "shooting" the target with 58 points out of 70 possible.