Regional historical museum Burgas organizes the first scientific conference dedicated to the research and socialization of the archaeological site Aquae Calidae. "The Ancient City of Aquae Calidae and the Rock Monastery of St. Nicholas - Opportunities and Problems of the Cultural and Historical Heritage in the Cross-Border Region" will be held on 26 and 27 April 2018 in the hall of Art Gallery "Petko Zadgorski" - Burgas (24 Mitropolit Simeon Str.).
The Joint Scientific Conference is part of the Project "TOGETHER: Common cultural and historical heritage beyond borders", funded through the Interreg-IPA Bulgaria-Turkey Cross-Border Program 2014-2020. The project is implemented by the partners Regional historical museum Burgas and Regional Directorate "Culture and Tourism" - Kirklareli in the period 2017-2019.
The lecturers presentations are divided into three panels: "History and Archaeology", "Restoration and Conservation" and "Tourism". The presented research and data will be summarized in a special full-color edition in Bulgarian, Turkish and English. The book is expected to be released by the end of July this year.
Among the participants with papers in the conference will be Prof. Ivan Yordanov, Assoc. Dimcho Momchilov - head of research of the archaeological site Aquae Calidae, Assoc. Prof. Stella Doncheva, PhD Miroslava Dotkova, PhD Yoto Valeriev, arch. Peev and arch. Donchev, the directors of both project partners Necmi Asan (Turkey) and Milen Nikolov (Bulgaria).
The public lectures of the educational program of RHM-Burgas continue with the topic "The Animal World of Strandzha - Diverse and Unique". Author is the biologist from the Natural History Museum Bozhana Ribarova-Hodulova.
The collection "Bulgarian Cosmic Glory" was presented at the Historical Exposition of RHM Burgas. Part of it is the original suit of the Bulgarian cosmonaut Alexander Alexandrov and a copy of the first satellite launched into space.
Official guests of the opening ceremony were the parliament member and Deputy Chairperson of the National Commission for Culture Diana Savateva, the Deputy Mayor of Burgas Municipality Yordanka Ananieva, the Deputy Mayor of Omurtag Municipality Yunal Osmanov, the Director of the Historical Museum in Omurtag Miroslav Toshev and students-volunteers in the Historical Exposition.
They were the first to be able to take a selfie with the cosmic exhibits. In Burgas, for the first time, they are arranged in a special art installation showing a flight over the Earth.
The best 3 selfies you send us will receive award from us - a free one-year subscription for the expositions of RHM-Burgas. To participate, come from Tuesday to Friday, between 09.00 to 17.00 in the Historical Museum (31 Lemontov Str.) with a smartphone and a selfie stick, tag Regional Historical Museum Burgas and add the hash #MuseumSelfie and #MuseumSelfieBurgas when you share it.
The collection "Bulgarian cosmic glory" will remain in Burgas until 1 June.
Folklore Ensemble "Gotse Delchev" at VMRO - Burgas will hold a post-Easter concert for all lovers of traditional Bulgarian music.
It will begin at 11:00 on April 14th (Saturday) in the courtyard of the Burgas Ethnographic Museum, located on 69 Slavyanska Str., behind the church "St. St. Cyril and Methodius ".
In the repertoire are included the unforgettable songs "Sea, chicken, nightingale chicken", "In the garden girl was sitting", "Last night with my love" and others. A special choreography was prepared for the song "Bilyana canvas", following the idea of Genka Krencheva.
Come and celebrate the end of the Holy Week with us!
On the occasion of Aviation and Astronautics Day - April 12, for the first time in Burgas, Alexander Aleksandrov's original space suit arrives in the hall of the Historical Museum (31, Lermontov Str).
Alexandrov is the second Bulgarian astronaut, flew aboard the Soviet spacecraft "Symphony TM -5" along with the commander of the flight Anatoly Yakovlevich Soloviev and the bordenerator Victor Savinich. Their mission continued from 7 to 17 June 1988.
The space suit is now part of the collection of Historical Museum Omurtag, the birthplace of the cosmonaut.
Alexander Alexandrov was born on 1 December 1951. In 1977, Alexandrov was chosen as a cosmonaut in the second group of the Intercosmos program. On March 1, 1978, he arrived at the Astronautics Training Center. He prepared for the space flight in 1979, where he was double for the first Bulgarian cosmonaut, Georgi Ivanov. Nine years later, in June 1988, Alexandrov became the second Bulgarian to fly into space.
The official opening of the collection "Bulgarian Cosmic Glory" will take place at 16:00 on 12.04.2018 (Thursday) at the Historical Exposition of RHM-Burgas, special guests will be the officials from Omurtag Municipality.
The curious exhibit will remain in Burgas until 1 June.
The first public lecture for April from the educational program of RHM-Burgas is on the topic "Thracian fortified sites from the coastal Strandzha, II - I c. New Studies" with author archaeologist Dorothea Girdziyska.
This year, the Regional Museum of History in Burgas will show how eggs are coloured with natural materials - flakes of onions, beets, turmeric, etc.
Come on the Great Thursday, April 5, at 12:00 am in the garden next to the Clock with your Easter eggs. Secrets will be revealed to us by the women from the Community Center "Suznanie 1927" in the village of Marinka.
Lazarakas will bless the museum expositions in Burgas. This will happen on Lazarovden (St. Lazarus Day) - 31 March 2018 (Saturday).
The girls in colorful costumes this year are from folklore group "Trakiyche" - part of Community center "Liuben Karavelov 1940", Burgas. Their tour will begin at 10:00 from the yard of the Ethnographic Museum (behind the St. Cyril and Methodius Church). From there, they will continue on the route - Shop Moderen Dom, Historical Museum (31 Lermontov Str.) and Natural History Museum (30, K. Fotinov Str.).