The Presidency’s palace was a tribute to the ‘princess of communism’

The National Palace of Culture in Sofia is the main venue of domestic events during the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU. Few realise that this mega-building, which opened its doors in 1981, was named after Lyudmila Zhivkova, the daughter of Todor Zhivkov, who ruled Bulgaria with an iron fist from 1956 to … Continue reading The Presidency’s palace was a tribute to the ‘princess of communism’