VUZF Leadership welcomes all teachers and students with the Day of the leaders of the Bulgarian National Revival.
Dedicated to the work of writers, educators, fighters for national liberation who saved spiritual values and morals of the Bulgarian nation through the ages. Among them are the names of: Joasaph Bdinski, Gregory Tsamblak, Constantine Kostenechki, Vladislav Grammatichki, father Peyo, Mattheius Grammatichki, St. John of Rila, Neophyte Bozveli brothers Dimitar and Konstantin Miladinovi, Georgi Sava Rakovski, Vasil Levski, Hristo Botev and Ivan Vazov, Stefan Karadja, Hadji Dimitar Karavelov, Dobri Chintulov and hundreds of supporters of public education and Bulgarian identity.
First day of National Leaders is celebrated in 1909 in Plovdiv. From November 1, 1923 by decree of King Boris III was declared a national holiday in memory of deserving Bulgarians. In 1945 the holiday was banned.
Celebration is restored by the Act to addition the Labour Code, adopted by the 36 th National Assembly on October 28, 1992, when it was declared for the official Day of National Leaders and day off for all schools in the country.