Burgas was officially announced as European City of Sport for 2015 in Brussels. This had happened during annual forum ACES Europe - Association of European Capitals and Cities of Sport, which work in cooperation with European Comission.
Mayor Dimitar Nikolov received the award from Gian Franchesko Lupatelli - president of ACES Europe. The meeting was attended by Ivelina Vasileva - Minister of Enivronment and Water. She was there to search for additional funds for Bulgaria.
Burgas will be full of sport events duirng 2015. Most of them will be for fans, but some will be great master tournament: European football tournament for youths up to 17 years, European sailing championship, European triathlon championship, Balkan paralympic championship for people with disabilities. All tournaments will be held under the aegis of ACES and under the motto: "BURGAS - EUROPEAN CITY OF SPORT".