Ceremonies connected with the 23th anniversary of the tragedy were held at BBU as well as throughout the country. The collective visit of professor-teaching staff to the Martyrs Avenue was organized 17-20 January. On January 20, the professor-teaching staff, members and students of the University visited to the memorial monuments erected to the martyrs and laid a wreath in front of the monument.
At the same time the Republic Tournament on Shaolin-Sanda devoted to the memory of the Martyrs was held at the University 130 sportsmen from 11 sport clubs took part in the tournament. Active sportsmen were awarded with medals and certificates.