This year we celebrate the Night of Museums on May 21 - Saturday.
Since 2005 the European Night of Museums is held around the International Museum Day - May 18. Traditionally, museums and galleries open their doors to all who want to explore their expositions in the late hours. Entrance to the event is free from 18:00 until 24:00 hour.
Burgas Museum is among the first in Bulgaria to join the initiative for open doors in the European Night of Museums. This year again we have prepared a varied program of exhibitions, which will be presented for the first time to the Burgas audience.
<B> 18:00 hour, Archaeological museum</b> (21 Al. Bogoridi St.) opening of the exhibition:
"Lukovit treasure" - guest exhibition from Regional Historical Museum - Lovech
"The memory of Greater Bulgaria: Treasure of Khan Kubrat from Malaya Pereshchepina" - visiting exhibition of the National Museum of History - Sofia
"The golden jewellery of the Thracian priestess Leseskepra"
<B> 18:15 hour, Festive program of City Brass Band Burgas</ b> in front of the Archaeological museum
<B> 18:30 hour, Historical museum</b> (31 Lermontov St.)
Opening of the latest exposition of the Regional Historical Museum Burgas "Wall of letters. Ancient writing systems" Presents 11 writing systems that laid the foundation of the world scripting tradition: Cuneiform, Ancient Egypt and Chinese hieroglyphics, Brahmi, Runic, Phoenician, Greek, Latin and Arabic alphabets. Widely represented are the Bulgarian alphabets Glagolitic and Cyrillic underlying the writing systems of Slavic people.
<B> 18:45 hour, Folklore program </b> in the tyard of the Ethnographic museum
<B> 19:00 hour, Ethnographic museum (69 Slavyanska St.) </b>, opening of the exhibition
"Wood comes to life - zoomorphic motives in artistic woodworking from Troyan" - guest exhibition from the Museum of crafts and applied arts Troyan
Regional Historical Museum Burgas will participate with two events in the Week of Europe, organized by the Regional Information Center Burgas.
The first is dedicated to the Bulgarian alphabet and its importance for European history in the past eleven centuries. It will involve students from Commerce High School Burgas, who on May 11 (Wednesday) from 14:00 in the Historical Museum (31 Lermontov St.) will learn about the two alphabets - Glagolitic and Cyrillic, their creators and distribution. The young people will have the opportunity to write their names in Glagolitic and reach the origin of our modern letters, that on January 1, 2007, with the intervention of Bulgaria in the European Union, became one of the three official alphabets in the Union.
On the last day of the Week of Europe - May 14 (Saturday), RHM Burgas will award for the fifth time the Cup of Natural History Museum Burgas. This year the theme of the competition is "The migration of birds". The competition will take place on the 14th of May 2013 from 10:30 at Ohlyuva in the Sea Garden Burgas.
This year Burgas Museum will award for the fifth consecutive time the Cup of Natural History Museum Burgas. The competition will take place as part of the Week of Europe in partnership with Regional Information Center - Burgas.
This year the theme of the competition is "The migration of birds".
The competition will take place on the 14th of May 2013 from 10:30 at Ohlyuva in the Sea Garden Burgas.
For questions or participation in the competition, please call 056/8432 39 or ask directly at the Natural-History Museum (Burgas, 30 K.Fotinov St.)
On the fourth day of the Holy Week, Regional Historical Museum and Municipality Burgas organize "Bagrilnitsa" for Easter eggs.
Come tomorrow, April 28, in the garden next to the Burgas Clock at 12:00, when together with our friends from Community Center "Prosveta" Lyulyakovo, we will demonstrate in front of children from school "Ivan Vazov" Burgas, how to coulour the eggs with natural materials and then streak them with traditional techniques.
Dear friends and colleagues working in the field of tourism
On April 28, 2016 (Thursday) at 11:00, we invite you to a cup of coffee in the Historical Museum of Burgas (31 Lermontov St.) to introduce and discuss opportunities to visit cultural sites in the municipality of Burgas during summer 2016 .
In short presentations Regional Historical Museum Burgas, Tourist Information Centre and Cultural Center "Casino" will present:
• "The Golden Treasures in the halls of the Archaeological Museum during Summer 2016";
• "The exhibitions and expositions of Burgas museum for the period 21 May to 30 September";
• "St. Anastasia Island and Aquae Calidae this season";
• "The upcoming exhibitions at the Cultural Center" Casino "in summer 2016".
Following them in a discussion we hope to hear your expert opinion and vision of the services offered in this season, and from 12:00 we will entertain you with the animation "Bagrilnitsa" organized by the Ethnographic Museum in the garden next to the Burgas Watch.
The meeting is organized for representatives of tourism companies, tour guides and experts in the field of tourism.
For more information:
GERGANA DANABASHEVA - Expert tourism in RIM Burgas
On 22.04.2016 (Friday) at 10:00 hours, the yard of the Ethnographic Museum Burgas (ul. Slavyanska 69) will be the starting point of the group of lazarkas from Community Center Prosveta, village of Lyulyakovo led by Veneta Staneva. Carrying ritual doll named Lazarus, they will tour the museum houses, the buildings of Regional Library "P.Yavorov", Municipality and District Administration Burgas. With songs they will wish health and prosperity to each of the "owners" and their beautiful costumes will entertain the citizens of Burgas during the celebration.
A full inventory check is now completed in the four expositions of the Regional Historical Museum Burgas.
From April 5, 2016 the Ethnographic (69 Slavianska St.) and Historical expositions (31 Lermontov St.) will return to their normal working hours: Thusday - Saturday from 9:00 to 17:00.
The Archeological exposition (21 Bogoridi St.) will open a week later - on April 12, due to the ongoing renovation of the second and third hall.
As previously announced, from April 4, the Natural-history exposition (30 K. Fotinov St.) is closed to visitors due to the upcoming overhaul of the building - a monument of culture under the Program "Beautiful Bulgaria".
In fact, in 2011, obtaining inert material near the fortress Rusokastro are affected graves of the great necropolis belonging to one at the fortress Rusokastro. In the necropolis has two horizon.
In the first burials are from the XIII century. The dead are laid in hewn into the rock rectangular pits. Skeletons in these pits in 3 or 4 cases were quite long - their length reached 1.80-1.83 m. This means that in life people were high on QA. 1.95-2.00 m. This is rare in the Middle Ages, but not uncommon and not about "giants vanished civilization" as is quoted in some media.