On 26 September 2002, an official ceremony was held in the Grand Hall of the Bulgarian Academy of Science (BAS) on occasion of he 75th anniversary of Acad. Tseno Hinkovski.
BAS, National Centre for Agricultural Sciences and the Scientific-and-Technical Unions Federation – the Scientific-and-Technical Union of Agricultural Experts organized the ceremony.
Among those present were representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, of the National Centre for Agrarian Sciences and the research institutes at it, the Parliament of R Bulgaria, BAS, the Agricultural University in Plovdiv, the Trakia University in Stara Zagora, the home town of acad. Hinkovski and many other guests.
For special services to Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, for theoretical and applied contribution in field of the population genetics Acad. Tseno Hinkovski was awarded “Marin Drinov ribbon badge of honour of BAS by the President of BAS Acad. Jouchnovski.
The ceremony was opened by the chairman of the Scientific-and-Technical Union of Agricultural Experts, Prof. Dr. Agric. Sci. Vulyo Vulev. A speech on the course of the creative activity and the personal qualities of Acad. Hinkovski was delivered by the Corr. Mem. Prof. Atanas Atanassov (published separately). Representatives of all organizations and institutes addressed salutatorians to the anniversary hero.