Commemoration of the National Day of Shahid (Martyr’sDay)

February 21st, 2018

Commemoration of the National Day of Shahid (Martyr’sDay)

Within the commemoration of 18 February, the National Day of Shahid (Martyr’s Day), a screening of Gillo Pontecorvo’s “The Battle of Algiers”, an Algerian film that won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival in 1966, was organized by the Embassy, in collaboration with the Friendship Association Bulgaria-Algeria, on 20.02.2018 at the Odeon Cinema Hall in Sofia.

The screening was preceded by an exhibition of photos of the Algerian Revolution and portraits of the 22 members of the National Council of the Algerian Revolution (NCAR).