Regional historical museum of Burgas invites everyone who believes in the magic of the sun and the enchanting herbs to come to the yard of the Ethnographic Exposition (69 Slavyanska Street) on Enyovden (24 June, Sunday) at 11:00 and see the little Enyo's bride then go through the Enyo's wreath for health and happiness.
On Enyovden the stars descend to the ground and baths in the herbs, the sun also gives them healing power. Then the girls split a wreath of 101 herbs through which people venture for health and to prevent any evil.
Enyovden is a traditional custom celebrated on June 24, the day of the summer solstice, which coincides with the Christian holiday of St. John the Baptist. This is the longest day of the year, so it is also associated with the cult of the sun. On Enyovden old and young are rolling in dew, bathing in rivers and springs, believing that before the sun has been bathed there.
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.
The Regional historical museum Burgas will participate once again in the national campaign "Being a Father". <b>On June 17 - International Father's Day, the four museum expositions in Burgas will welcome their visitors - fathers / uncles / grandparents and their children with a half-price ticket, respectively 2.50 BGN per adult and 1 BGN per child over 7 years.
Father's Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of June in nearly 80 countries around the world. This is the day when dads and other men of great importance to children can find even more opportunities for happy moments with their children and their families, other fathers and their children's friends.
The place of the father is different for everyone. But becoming a father always changes the place of a man because he gives the chance to be in the most unique position - to care for children to successfully find their place in the world.
More information about "Father's Day" will be found on the Facebook page of the event.
The residents and guests of the city have the opportunity to visit the most interesting local attractions with the new Burgas Card service. It allows its owner an access to museums and attractions with up to 30% off regular prices.
The price of Burgas Card is BGN 30.00. It is valid for exactly three days from the moment of purchasing. During this period the client could arrange his program to visit all or most of the sites within the range of the service provided by the Municipality of Burgas.
* Archaeological Museum;
* Museum of History;
* Ethnographic Museum;
* Museum of Natural History;
* Anastasia boat trip to St. Anastasia Island and entrance to museum exposition;
* Archaeological complex "Akve kally" - entrance for museum exposition with 3D projection included;
* Airfield to Bourgas Airport;
* Festival of sand sculptures.
Currently, you can purchase such a card from the Tourist Information Centers in Burgas (City Center - the Clock, Magazia 1 (Port Burgas) and Bus Station South) as well as from the Aquae Calidae Tourist Complex.
Additional information can be obtained by calling 0888 506 816.
On June 7 (Thursday), at 19:00 h., jazz lovers in Burgas will have the opportunity to enjoy the music of trio JP3 - Zhivko Petrov (piano), Veselin Veselinov - Eco (bass) and Dimitar Semov (drums). The venue is once again the cosiest green space in front of the Ethnographic Museum in the very center of Burgas.
The project "JAZZFACTORY.BG - Europe meets the jazz music of Bulgaria" by NGO "Causa Culture" is a continuation of the successful initiative "Jazz in the Museum", which gathered thousands of music fens in 12 Bulgarian cities. This year the project is implemented with the financial support of the "Culture Program for the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2018" by the National Culture Fund.
Zhivko Petrov is one of the most influential modern Bulgarian musicians. He is a pianist, composer, producer and arranger. Over the years he has received many awards, including the Crystal Lyre Award in 2005. He has worked with many Bulgarian musicians such as Lilli Ivanova, Yildiz Ibrahimova, Kamelia Todorova, Beloslava, Maria Ilieva, Hilda Kazasyan, Orlin Goranov, as well as internationals such as Chico Freeman, Francesco Bearzatti, Natalie The Floacist and Natalie Cole (Milan / Piazza Duomo - concert, 2008).
The hit jazz trio has many appearances in clubs, festivals in Bulgaria and around the world, including participation in Royal Albert Hall with Sarah Brightman, Zucchero, Omar Faruk Tekbilek, Vasko Vasilev and other popular international stars.
From 1 June to 30 September 2018, the four expositions of the Regional historical museum in Burgas will be open to visitors without a break. The summer working time will be: Monday - Sunday in the hours from 10:00 to 19:00.
During this period the Archaeological Museum (21, Bogoridi Street) will be hosting the exhibitions that were opened at the Museum Night. Among them are 4 golden exhibitions - Bulgarian women's jewels from the Middle Ages and the Ottoman period, Treasures of the Varna Necropolis, Thracian treasure from the village of Kralevo and The Golden Mask of the Thracian King Teres. Emphasis in the exposition is the unique icon of ivory found during the excavations of Rusokastro fortress.
The Historical Museum (31, Lermontov Str.) presents the exhibition "Bulgarian Saints", which shows 65 Bulgarians, canonized by the Bulgarian, Ecumenical, Serbian, Romanian and Russian Patriarchates.
This summer the Ethnographic Museum (69, Slavyanska str.) will dedicate to "The Entertaining Music of Burgas in the 20th century". The exhibition is characteristic for the city and its culture, which irrevocably connects with the "Burgas Evenings" under the sounds of classical hits from the Bulgarian pop stage.
This summer season will be the first working one for the renovated Natural History Museum (30, Fotinov St.). From 4 to 29 June there will be held the Summer Educational Program "Adventure in the Museum". For more information, please contact the museum at 056/84 32 39.
From 31st May untill 3rd June 2018, Burgas will host at the 57th National Archaeological Conference. Event is organized by Municipality Burgas, Regional Museum of History - Burgas, NAIM - BAN, TSPA - Sozopol and IM-Sredets,and will be held in Cultural Center "Sea casino".
The Annual awards "Zlaten grifon" of the Ministry of Culture will bestow a prizes also on 31st of May.An atracttive exhibition "The hidden secrets of Black Sea".
On the eve of May 24 - the Bulgarian Education and Culture and Slavonic Literature Day, the Minister of Culture Boil Banov awarded the golden seal of Tsar Simeon the Great to the director of Regional historical museum Burgas Mr. Milen Nikolov. The award is for contribution in the development and promotion of Bulgarian culture and national identity.
At the solemn ceremony, held on May 21 at the National Gallery, the prestigious awards of the Ministry of Culture were also given to many artists, artists and prominent figures from different arts, folklore, museum, community centers and library activities.
The golden funeral mask and ring-seal, that is believed to have belonged to the legendary ruler Teres of Odrese, will be shown in the center of the Treasure Hall of the Burgas Museum.
In 2004, a rich tomb of a Thracian aristocrat was discovered in the mound "Svetitsa". Among the funeral gifts are objects of gold, silver, bronze, ceramics, iron. One of the most valuable finds is a massive golden mask weighing nearly 600 g, presenting a male face with lush hair and beard. Another find was a gold ring with an image of a recreational athlete.
The grave gifts were found in a masonry massive stone grave block. Only parts of the bones of the body are found from the skeleton. According to the opinion of the archaeologist Georgi Kitov, the corpse was dissected before the death and in the grave were placed only parts of it which testify to an orphical ritual.
The exhibited items are part of the collection of Historical museum Iskra - Kazanlak and are the only museum copies of the originals, which are kept in Sofia.
The exhibition will be open on May 19, Saturday at 18:00 h. at the Archaeological Museum (21 Bogoridi St.) and tops the program of RHM-Burgas on the occasion of the Night of Museums.