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17.12.2023 - 18.12.2023
18:00 to 01:00
Hotel Complex ''Jitomir''
Montana Province, Montana, Dragan Tzankov" str.
European Paratroopers Association Annual Christmas Dinner & Social to celebrate together the end of the year.

Event Information

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To celebrate the end of 2023 we invite you and your families to join us for our annual Christmas Dinner & Social. The dinner is the most important event of the year for our Association providing our members with their families and friends the chance to socialize and celebrate together the end of the year. It will be held at the Hotel Complex ''Jitomir'' in Montana, Bulgaria, on Sunday, December 17. The evening will begin with cocktail hour starting at 6:00 p.m., followed by the dinner at 7:00 p.m. and by the charity auction and the awarding ceremony at 9:00 p.m., the night will continue with music, christmas quiz and raffle. The funds from the event will go to the Toy Drop - Airborne Veterans For Children In Need - Project. Tickets are €65.00 per person (EPA Members and their Families) and €75.00 per person (Guests) and the dress is EPA Social Uniform/Class A Uniform (Military personnel) and Semi-Formal/Formal Attire (Civilian personnel). At the time of the event the EPA Honor Cross, the EPA Merit Cross, the EPA Loyal Service Medal, as well as other internal and international decorations will be awarded to our members or non-members who offered their meritorious service, continuous commitment or financial support to the Association’s activities and operations. Auction prizes are sought for the benefit of the European Volunteers Corps who will care of the charity project. I’m sure all of you will enjoy this great event. Any attendees requiring accommodation are advised that Hotel Complex ''Jitomir'' can arrange rooms  at special rates, especially if booked early.



EPA Social Uniform/Class A Uniform (Military personnel); Semi-Formal/Formal Attire (Civilian personnel).



18:00 Reception Drinks. 19:00 Dinner (a cash bar will be available during and after dinner). 21:00 Charity Auction and Awarding Ceremony. 22:00 Music, Christmas Quiz and Raffle. 01:00 Guests depart.



Reception: Champagne and Canapés. Starters: Bulgarian Appetizers platter (mixed cold cuts platter with ham, salami, bacon, sausages); Caesar Salad (mix of salad, grilled chicken, bacon, croutons, grana padano cheese, cherry tomatoes, caesar dressing). Soup: Beef Soup (beef stock - bouillon, broth, high-quality beef ​chuck, freshly ground black pepper, vegetable oil, white onions, potatoes, carrots). First Course: Mushroom Risotto (plump velvety mushrooms and divine porcini, fresh parsley, pecorino and cremy sauce). Main Course: Bulgarian speciality “Dzholan” (stuffed chicken leg steak with bacon, pickles, cream cheese and slowly grilled pork with crispy onion). Side Dish: Olive potatoes. Bread: Bread slices. Desserts: Mascarpone Juice (pears, bayliss and dolce latte), Pandoro (traditional Italian Christmas sweet bread), European Paratroopers X-Mas Cake (berries & cream cake). Drinks: Red wine, mineral water, soft drinks (coca cola, fanta). 



During the dinner all EPA members who meet the criteria will receive the Loyal Service Medal* as recognition of their loyalty and their years with the Association. The EPA Honor Cross, EPA Merit Cross and more EPA and international decorations will be awarded to our members and non-members who offered their meritorious service, continuous commitment or financial support to the Association’s activities and operations through the years.


* The EPA Loyal Service Medal is a decoration instituted in 2021 by the EPA President to recognize the members who have been part of the European Paratroopers for 20, 15, 10 or 5 consecutive years, for their loyalty and their years with the Association. The medal comes in three grades (gold, silver and bronze) and has a oak leaf ribbon device for the 20 years of service. Please contact us ASAP to check if you meet the awarding criteria.


European Paratroopers Awards:

EPA IRON CROSS WEB 2021 EPA Merit Cross WEB 2021

Loyal Service

Ukraine Service



EPA Members and their Families: €65 (per person). One (1) ticket for the European Paratroopers Association Traditional Christmas Dinner and Social.

Guests: €75 (per person). One (1) ticket for the European Paratroopers Association Traditional Christmas Dinner and Social.

Please note that the 10% of the event fee will be donated to TOY DROP CHARITY PROJECT.


PLEASE NOTE: This event is open only to our members. To join it you must be a current member of the European Paratroopers Association - i.e. have paid your annual EPA membership fee 2023.



To register just follow the registration steps:



Pay the event fee to our Bank Account.

Owner: European Paratroopers Association


SWIFT-BIC: POSOIT22XXX (Not Euro Countries)

IBAN: IT09D0760115200001005611726

Bank name: BancoPosta/Poste Italiane

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