Burgas won the audience's vote in this year's campaign "Best city to live in Bulgaria". The municipality received more than 50% of the votes in the electronic ranking system and won the special prize. On behalf of Mayor Dimitar Nikolov the prize was received by his deputy Dr. Loris Manuelyan.
The big winner this year is Stara Zagora. This is the first victory of the city in the annual campaign. So far, the prize, determined by experts in different fields, has been won three times from Burgas, Sofia and Varna, once from Veliko Tarnovo.