Photos from the Bulgarian State Visit
Crown Princess Victoria welcomes the Bulgarian President and his wife upon their arrival at Arlanda Airport. Photo: Scanpix.
On October 9th the Republic of Bulgaria´s President, H.E. Mr Georgi Parvanov, and his wife Zorka Parvanova, came to Sweden for a three day long state visit.
The visit took place in Stockholm, Uppsala and Enköping and focused on the two countries close cooperation in the fields of energy, defence and the world of culture, as well as the EU.
After the welcoming ceremony The King and the Queen hosted a private luncheon at the Royal Palace for the President and his wife. After the luncheon the President met with the Speaker and the Prime Minister. The President´s wife, Mrs Parvanova, visited the Bernadotte Library together with The Queen and The Crown Princess.
The second day of the Bulgarian State Visit started with a seminar at the World Trade Center where the President made a speech, and was followed by a visit to Glashus Ett and Hammarby Sjöstad together with The King and The Crown Princess.
After the luncheon at Stockholm´s City Hall the President and Mrs Parvanova visited the Wasa Museum and Nationalmuseum. In the evening the President hosted a concert and reception in the Grünewaldsal of the Stockholm Concert Hall.
Before departing for Bulgaria on October 11, the President and Mrs Parvanova visited Uppsala and Enköping. Find out more about the Bulgarian State Visit by following the links on the right hand side of this page.