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Bulgarian Violetta Frater Receives Pro Cultura Minoritatum Hungariae
Bulgarian Violetta Frater Receives Pro Cultura Minoritatum Hungariae
Bulgarian Violetta Frater receiving the award in Budapest, May 21, 2024 (BTA Photo)

Bulgarian Violetta Frater was awarded the Pro Cultura Minoritatum Hungariae prize during a ceremony at the Bulgarian House of Culture in Budapest, Svetla Kyoseva, translator of Hungarian poetry and prose, lecturer in Budapest and editor-in-chief of the Hemus Bulgarian-Hungarian magazine for culture and public life, told BTA on Thursday.

The award was presented to 13 representatives of nationalities in Hungary on the occasion of May 21, World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development. 

A midwife for many years, Violetta Frater took up tour guiding after her retirement. She is a member of the Society of Bulgarians in Hungary, former vice-president of the Bulgarian Republican Self-Government and for decades head of the Bulgarian Self-Government in the XVII district of Budapest. Frater is one of the founders of the Zornitsa Folklore Group and organizer of a number of programmes for the Bulgarian community. On March 3, 2024, thanks to her work and efforts, a Bulgarian fountain was opened in the Rakoskert neighborhood of Budapest in memory of the Bulgarian gardeners who laid the foundations of the Bulgarian community in Hungary at the beginning of the last century.

The Pro Cultura Minoritatum Hungariae award was founded in 2005 and is presented annually to cultural figures, specialists in various fields of merit in the life of the different national communities in Hungary and the Carpathian Basin - native language, preservation of cultural values, excellence in any of the cultural fields. The award consists of a bronze plaquette and a diploma.

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