The members of the Joint Monitoring Committee Meeting of the Interreg-IPA CBC Bulgaria – Turkey 2014 – 2020 Programme visited the archaeological site Aquae calidae. They got acquainted with the progress of the project TOGETHER "The common cultural heritage without boundaries", CB005.1.21.139, funded under the first call of the Programme. Among the official guests were Magali Lenoel, representing the “Regional and Urban Policy” Directorate General at the European Commission, Beiza Turan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Turkey, Ivan Delchev, Head of the Joint Secretariat, experts and representatives of Bulgarian and Turkish institutions.
Образователната програма на РИМ-Бургас „Опознай Бургас и Бургаския край“ продължава тази събота, 15 декември с лекция, посветена на народния празник Игнажден и поверията свързани с него в Странджа. Лектор ще бъде уредник от Етнографската експозиция Красимира Дубарова.
В календара 20 декември (Игнажден) е много близо до зимното слънцестоене. Това е породило и широко разпространената сред старите българи представа, че от Игнажден започва Нова година и коледните празници. Най-характерен за празника е обичаят ПОЛАЗВАНЕ. На този ден е най-важно какъв човек ще влезе пръв в къщата, а по това се гадае каква ще бъде годината.
Публичните лекции са всяка събота, от 11.30 часа, в обновения Природонаучен музей в Бургас (ул. К. Фотинов 30). Входната такса за лекциите е преференциална - за възрастни 2 лв., а за учащи и пенсионери – 1 лв.
RHM Burgas participates with own exhibits in the international exhibition "Apollonia Pontica - in the footsteps of archaeologists". It tells the story of the city, told through archaeological studies that have been ongoing for over a century. The exhibition will be opened on December 13, 2018 at 18:00 h. in the halls of the History Museum of Sofia.
The Apollonia Pontica exhibition - in the footsteps of archaeologists - is the next project, continuing the tradition of successful scientific and cultural exchange between Bulgaria and France. It is a story about the city and its adjacent territories with its institutions, architecture, everyday life, necropolises. Geographically it corresponds to the location of modern Sozopol.
The chronological framework puts the foundation of Apollonia Pontica in 610 BC. of migrants from Miletus in southwestern Asia Minor. The advantage is that it is only a day's sailing from Byzantium and quickly becomes a thriving city. In 72 BC, Apollonia was robbed by the armies of Mark Terenzi Lucull. He is referring to the statue of Apollo in Rome, and the city is forcibly annexed to Roman possessions.
Archaeological studies of Apollonia Pontica began by French diplomat Baron Julius Alexander Degan in 1904. They were continued by the most famous Bulgarian researchers at the time. Excavations are held at varying intensities throughout the 20th century, and since 2002, a French team has been included in the study of Apollonia.
The exhibition contains over 500 artefacts, organized according to male, female and children's activities. Among them are: a ritually bent sword, a bronze wreath with gold, banquet service, gold jewelry, tweezers and a blush with make-up blush, pacifiers, dolls, figurines of various animals, etc.
"Apollonia Pontica - in the footsteps of archaeologists" can be seen in the period 14 December 2018 - 10 March 2019 in the Temporary Expositions Hall of the Regional History Museum - Sofia (1 Banski Square).
"Apollonia Pontica - in the footsteps of archaeologists" includes exhibits from: Louvre, Museum Center - Sozopol, National Archaeological Institute with Museum - BAS, National Museum of History, Regional historical museum - Burgas. The exhibition is realized with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Bulgaria, the Louvre and the French Institute in Bulgaria.
The conference was held in October 2017 as part of the anniversary celebration of the 1100th anniversary of the great victory. Organizers of the high forum were: Pomorie Municipality, History Museum - Pomorie, the two leading history faculties in the country - Veliko Tarnovo University "St. St. Cyril and Methodius "and the Sofia University" St. Kliment Ohridski ", the Center for Media Studies at the University of Veliko Tarnovo and the Regional historical museum in Burgas.
The event met the leading Bulgarian and foreign researchers in this glorious period of medieval Bulgarian history. There were recorded 53 reports and scientific reports of Bulgarian and foreign scientists, specialists from different spheres of humanities - history, archaeology, philology, linguistics, scraphistics, numismatics, epigraphy, art studies. Among the authors of the reports are the names of museum specialists from the whole country, lecturers, historians from the Sofia, Veliko Tarnovo, Plovdiv, Shoumen University, AI and NAIM at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, as well as prominent scholars from foreign institutes. The new book of the Polish scientist Prof. Miroslav Lestka "Tsar Simeon the Great and Byzantium" was also presented in the framework of the conference.
Besides the significant scientific contribution of the conference, it undoubtedly plays an important role in the widespread popularization of our glorious past, and in particular Simeon's picture of Bulgaria in its diversity as political development, economy and trade relations, lifestyle, religion, language, culture and education.
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A calendar for 2019 with the costumes of settlers from Thrace and Macedonia will be presented at <b>December 11 (Tuesday) at 17:00 at the Ethnographic Museum in Burgas. It is titled "Three Sisters - 100 Years Later" in memory of the thousands of Bulgarian refugees and their descendants who were expelled from their native places after 1919. Then the Neuilly Peace Treaty was signed, ending the dream of national unification of the native Bulgarian lands. More than 100,000 imigrants found their new life in Burgas region and create many of today's Burgas districts - Sarafovo, Kraimorie and others.
Behind the "Three Sisters - 100 Years Later" calendar stands the "Bulgarian Roots" team - four photographers led by their love for Bulgarian folklore. For the photos in the calendar are used costumes, belonging to refugees from Thrace, Macedonia, Western suburbs, North Dobrudja, which are today preserved in two museums in Bulgaria - Regional History Museum of Burgas and IEFEM - BAS Sofia. Authentic costumes are the bearers of memories of grief and desire, hope and faith for a better future for the emigrants. Looking at them, everyone can remember the stories of their grandparents and imagine their lives more than a century ago.
"Volunteering and Educational Programs in the Museum" is the theme of the lecture at the Burgas Museum this Saturday (8.12). It is dedicated to the International Volunteer Day, which is celebrated every year on December 5th.
The historian Yana Ivanova will present the good practices in the museum-school partnership, the different forms of work with children in the museum environment or the so- informal education. The lecture will include Petya Kudeva - Senior Teacher at PGT "Prof. Dr. Asen Zlatarov "- Burgas, who will share her professional experience in the work on the cause of volunteering with the" Greatness of Bulgaria "student club, a group of students from the club who will present their project" Architecture of Emblematic Buildings, developed in cooperation with the Historical Museum After nearly one year of preparation in November 2018, the team impeccably defended their research during the Fifth Session of the Students' Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.
The traditional Saturday lecture at the museum is at 11.30 h. in the presentation room of the Natural History Museum in Burgas (30, K.Fotinov Str.). The entrance fee is preferential - for adults 2 BGN and for students and pensioners - 1 BGN.
On December 6, the Regional historical museum Burgas organizes the traditional ritual table for the feast of saint Nicolas (Niculden). It will be held at 10:45 in the area next to the building of Municipality Burgas.
On the occasion of the holiday, the four expositions of Burgas Museum will welcome visitors with free admission. The exhibition "From Niculden to Grandfather Christmas" will be exhibited at the Ethnographic Museum (69 Slavyanska Str.) It presents rich information about St. Nicholas and Nikulden - folk tales, celebrations of the holiday in the different parts of Bulgaria, fishing traditions and rituals, festive folk songs, recipes for traditional dishes and many others etc. The information boards are supplemented by authentic inventory - nets, screws, harpoons, etc. and puzzle game for the kids.
As part of the exhibition, videos from the channel "Old Fishermen looking for online apprentices" will be played in the museum hall demonstrating traditional practices by Chengene Skele.
"Early and middle- Chalcolithic anthropomorphic pots from the Bulgarian Black Sea coast" is the subject of the museum lecture this Saturday - 1 December. Lecturer will be the archaeologist Miroslav Klassakov, who is specialist in prehistory and head of research at the Settlement mound on the 10th kilometre in the area Solna niva.
In the spring of 2008-2009, the first archaeological excavations of a prehistoric monument of culture in the Municipality of Burgas took place. A large number of (whole and fragmented) anthropomorphic storage vessels were found during the studies. A female bust is formed on their body, and two holes in their neck are pierced with eyes. Storage vessels of similar shape, the same decoration layout and similar ornamental motifs are also found in other prehistoric sites located along the Bulgarian Black Sea coast.
The traditional Saturday lecture at the museum is at 11.30 am in the presentation room of the Natural Science Exhibition (30, K.Fotinov Str.). The entrance fee is preferential - for adults 2 BGN and for students and pensioners - 1 BGN.
Treasures shrouded over the years shine through the exhibition "You will recognize them by the embroidery", gathered representative samples from the collections of four museums in the country. REM-Plovdiv, RHM Burgas, Smolyan and Shumen present the most characteristic embroidered motives stored in their collections.
For the exhibition, the Burgas ethnographic exposition has provided elements of costumes, which reveal the beauty of the ruptsi, tronki and zagortsi embroidery, through the skirts of the garbs, the sleeves of women and men shirts.
Until the end of the year the exhibition can be seen in REM-Plovdiv. The exhibition is realized under a project of the Ministry of Culture and has a trilingual catalogue.
Expect details when the exhibition will also be presented in the halls of RHM-Burgas.