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Burgas archaeologists celebrate with an exhibition presenting the mystery of wine
Thursday, 15 Feb 2018 - Archeological Museum
February 14 is known as a feast of wine and love. People honour the Christian saints Trifon Zarezan and Valentine. It is a little known, however, that on this day the Bulgarian archaeologists celebrate their professional feast. The celebration at thit date began in 1971 upon the initiative of the Archaeological Institute and Museum of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (now the National Archaeological Institute with a Museum at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences).

On the occasion of the Archaeologist's Day, the Burgas Archaeological Museum has prepared an interesting exhibition combining the tradition of wine, the love for it and the archaeological science.

The exhibition "From the Mysteries of the Wine or How to Drink it in Ancient Greece and Thrace" illustrates the path of the vine - from its appearance, the mysterious practices and iconography of the god of reviving and dying nature, wine, viticulture the joy, Dionysus and his congregation, the symposium or the art of turning the stranger into his friend, the Thracians and the wine - passion, knowledge, communication with the gods ... and the Wine Route.

The exhibition will be opened on 15th February (Thursday) at 17:00, in the Archaeological Exposition of RHM-Burgas (21 Bogoridi Street).
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