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ABOUT THE COUNTRY
LARGEST CONGRESS CAPACITY
The total accommodation capacities according to the categorization of hotels (5, 4, 3 and 2 stars) of this destination are shown in the table below:
ICCA STATISTICAL REPORT
Statistical Report of the International Congress Association (ICCA)
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INTERNATIONAL CONGRESSES AND CONFERENCES
21st European Congress on Obesity - ECO 2014, Sofia (1,000 delegates) 5th International Conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development - ICEIRD, 2012, Sofia (500 delegates)
The international Tourist fair Holiday & Spa Expo, 14th - 16th February 2013, Inter Expo Center, Sofia IFAM – B2B Exhibition for automation, robotics, mechatronics, 6th - 8th March 2013, Inter Expo Center, Sofia 47th International Specialized Exhibition BULMEDICA/BULDENTAL, 15th - 17th May 2013, Inter Expo Center, Sofia 9th Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EE & RE) Exhibition, 29th - 30th May 2013, Inter Expo Center, Sofia
Hristo Botev was a Bulgarian poet and national revolutionary. Botev made a speech against the Ottoman authorities, during the festivities celebrating Saints Cyril and Methodius. He was banished from the town. Botev is considered as national hero and historical figure.
Petar Beron was a Bulgarian educator, also called "the father of modern Bulgaria". He created the first modern Bulgarian primer in 1824, called the Fish Primer (Riben bukvar) because of the dolphin drawn in the end of the book. It was a Bulgarian schoolbook and the first Bulgarian encyclopedia.
Stefka Kostadinova is a Bulgarian retired athlete. Konstadinova is the current women's world record holder in the high jump, with jump of 2.09m at 1987 World Championships. Kostadinova set 7 world records, 3 outdoors and 4 indoors. Kostadinova is president of the Bulgarian Olympic Committee, since 2005.
Boris Christoff, a Bulgarian opera singer, was born in Plovdiv and sang as a boy at the choir of the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Sofia. He made his operatic debut as Colline in La boheme at Reggio Calabria in 1946. Christoff is considered as one of the greatest basses of the 20th century.
Vladimir Dimitrov - Maystora
Vladimir Dimitrov - Maystora was a Bulgarian painter, draughtsman and teacher. The main topic which he explores is the relation between Man and Nature. He is considered one of the most talented 20th century Bulgarian painters. Maystora Peak on Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is named for the painter.