Orhan Pamuk received Golden Century and apologized for being late"There have been centuries of history between us. True, it has not always been peaceful, but luckily now everything is alright. The fates of our two peoples have been intertwined and I am happy to be a guest in Sofia. I should have come earlier, please excuse my delay," said the Nobel Prize for Literature winner, Orhan Pamuk after receiving the award Golden Century of Bulgaria's rolex replica replica watches swiss watches replica watches replica rolex replica watches replica watches replica watches rolex replica replica rolex Ministry of Culture. The Turkish novelist arrived in Bulgaria at the invitation of Elizabeth Kostova Foundation.
Friendly and constantly smiling, it seemed that Pamuk felt himself at home. Bulgaria's Minister of Culture, Vejdi Rashidov handed him the Golden Century award for his contribution to the development of world literature.
Pamuk was invited to have Turkish coffee with Culture Minister, Rashidov in the company of the Bulgarians writers. Bulgarian writers Anton Donchev, Vladimir Levchev, Georgi Gospodinov, Boyan Biolchev, Palmi Ranchev, Vassil Balev, Margarita Petkova and Bozhana Apostolova came to talk with one of the most influential voices of present-day literature. He was particularly interested in Anton Donchev.
Yesterday Orhan Pamuk was also made doctor honoris causa of Sofia University. Today he is to meet fans at the Red House discussion centre at 07:00 p.m. to talk about his latest project - Other Colours.