The Burgas Museum with recognition for the preservation of intangible cultural heritage Thursday, 21 Jun 2018 - Global Regional historical Museum Burgas was awarded a Diploma for Contribution to the Conservation and Promotion of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. This happened at an official ceremony marking the tenth anniversary of the introduction of the National System for Living Human Treasures in Bulgaria and the European Year of Cultural Heritage in 2018 in the "Sredets" hall of the Ministry of Culture.
The Burgas museum has participated with applications in all five editions of the National System "Living Human Treasures - Bulgaria". Two of them - the custom Nestinarstvo (2008) and Knitting of fishing tackles: a millennial craft from the Burgas Bay (2016) are now listed on the National Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage. The great success of RHM Burgas came at the first edition of the System, when the custom Nestinarstvo was accepted in the UNESCO Representative List.