A symbol of the freedom of speech
On 25th July in front of the building of the Bulgarian News Agency (BTA) in the presence of many guests a sculpture named The Truth about the Pen was inaugurated.
The work was presented by the “inspirers” of the idea - Rumen Yantchev, Chief Executive of Bulstrad Plc and Maxim Minchev - Director General of BTA.
The sculpture is created by the prominent author Stavri Kalinov, it is nearly 3 metres high and weighs about 200 kilograms. It is made of patinated bronze and the three feathers on its top are gold-plated.
The sculpture is a gift to all mass media and is an emblem of independent journalism.