“Mayor of the Year” competition for the 2015-2019 mandate in Bulgaria starts today
The winners will be announced at an official ceremony on September 18th
- September 01, 2019 13:00
- Monika Dimitrova
The portal of the Bulgarian municipalities Kmeta.bg organises the “Mayor of the Year” competition for the seventh consecutive year. The online voting takes place from September 1 to September 15 2019 on the platform kmetnagodinata.bg. This year the citizens of the Republic of Bulgaria will evaluate the work of the mayors and their teams in 9 categories for the entire mandate 2015-2019. The mayors who have received the biggest percentage of votes from the national online competition will be announced at a ceremonial evening on 18 September 2019 in Hall 6 of the National Palace of Culture in Sofia.
Traditionally, voting for municipalities is divided into categories based on their size - small municipality (with less than 20,000 inhabitants), middle (with a population between 20,000 and 50,000 inhabitants) and big municipality (with a population of over 50,000).
The “Mayor of the Year” categories for the 2015-2019 mandate are:
- Mayor of the Year
- Mayor of the citizens
- Urban environment
- Tourism, culture, festivals and traditions
- Education, sport and youth policies
- Investments and jobs
- Social municipality
- Smart City
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