On March 20th, 2019 was presented an exhibition dedicated to the life and works of Mihalaki Georgiev – a joint project of the University Library “St. Kliment Ohridski”, and the Institute of Literature at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Prof. Angelova emphasized Mihalaki Georgiev’s personality and his huge contribution to various spheres of public life – a diplomat, an economist, an editor, a scientist, and a writer. She pointed out that this exhibition aims to acquaint the public with the life and creativity of one of the great Bulgarians, builders of modern Bulgaria, little known but with a huge contribution to the development of our country.
Associate Professor Elka Traykova, Director of the Institute of Literature at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, thanked the team of the University Library for the wonderful cooperation and acquainted the guests with some of the bright moments of the life of Mihalaki Georgiev. Associate Professor Aleksandra Antonova from the Institute of Literature at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences pointed out that most of the priceless collection of archival documents was revealed for the first time. This collection shows the accents of Mihalaki Georgiev’s various activities. She talked about his literary work. Chief Assist. Dr. Emilia Aleksieva from the Institute of Literature at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences presented the archive of Mihalaki Georgiev, which consists of 191 archival units, divided into separate sections – biographical materials, correspondence, teaching materials, public activities, etc. “I hope you will leave this exhibition enriched and aware that it is part of preserving our identity, without which we are nothing and no one”, said Dr. Aleksieva. A guest of the exhibition was the wife of one of Mihalaki Georgiev’s grandsons, Mrs. Emi Georgieva. She said that the memory for him is alive and he is honored by his family and his heirs
The exhibition will be available to April 30, 2019.