IMGP0426The Directorate of Natural park “Belasitsa” in partnership with Petrich municipality, association “Young mountaineer” and Historical museum in Petrich celebrated the International mountain day on 11th December.

The event was held in Petrich. The Directorate of Natural park provided awards for all students, participated in the competition named “Word of myths and legends from my hometown” organized by association “Young mountaineer”. The first film for the mountain Belasitsa was also presented. The idea of the event was to raise the awareness about the importance of the mountains for life on Earth. Mountains occupy much of the planet's surface and play an important role in the sustainable development.

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