28 Nov 2010. BHVS Annual General Meeting. Ivan Ivanov awarded BHVS Plaque


The annual BHVS General Meeting was held yesterday (27.11.) in BudaPest Hotel, Sofia. Together with the report for last three-years term activities and discussions on a strategy for the next term, three new members were admitted. Simeon Milyov was replaced by Plamen Tsvetkov as a member of the Advisory Board. The very special event this year was the promotion of the new-published book "The Flags of Bulgarian Battle Glory" by its author - Ivan Ivanov.  He was awarded BHVS Plaque for his services to vexillology and on the occasion of his 75th anniversary.



28 Nov 2010. Relations with the Flag Institute


On November 20, in London, Peter Yanachkov  was received by Graham Bartram, general vexillologist, and Donald Edwards, fellow of the Flag Institute - one of the world's most influential vexillological organisations. The reception is an important step towards BHVS reputation building in the international vex community.



14 Sep 2010. BHVS - Member of the International Confederation of Genealogy and Heraldry


Today in Stuttgart in the frame of the 29-th International Congress of Genealogical and Heraldic Sciences was held  the General Assembly of the International Confederation of Genealogy and Heraldry (CIGH / ICGH). The BHVS, together with the Macedonian Heraldry Society and the German Bund der Familienverbände were admitted to CIGH membership. Maastricht was chosen for the host city of the next (2012) 30-th Congress and next General Assembly.


Michel Teyllard D'Eyry (president of the CIGH), Alexander Alexiev, Jovan Jonovski (president of the MHS, honorary member of the BHVS), Pier Felice degli Uberti (general secretary of the CIGH)

Alexander Alexiev - BHVS representative at the General Assembly of CIGH

Zeljko Heimer (president of the Croatian Heraldry and Vexillology Association, honorary member of the BHVS), Igor Sakharov (president of the Russian Genealogical Society), Michel Teyllard D'Eyry, Alexander Alexiev, Jovan Jonovski, Pier Felice degli Uberti, Stanislav Dumin (member of the CIGH Administrative Council)


25 Feb 2010. Display in the Building of the National Assembly with BHVS Contribution


Yesterday (24.02.) in the house of the National Assembly an exhibition titled Relics of the Bulgarian Statehood was opened. An important part of it is heraldic section which was developed by the BHVS.



7 Feb 2010. Lectures of  BHVS Chairman in Skopje 


After an invitation of the Macedonian Heraldry Society, Dr Stoyan Antonov visited Skopje, where he delivered two lectures: Heraldry and Modernity (4.02., Museum of Macedonia) and Challenges to Civic Heraldry (5.02., Institute for History, Skopje University). Researches, teachers, students, intellectuals, and officers from governmental institutions attended the events.  

On 4 Feb, at an extended session of the Advisory Board of the MHS, Stoyan Antonov was elected as MHS honorary member.