Regional historical museum Burgas launches a new initiative with the desire to involve the citizens of Burgas in the study and popularization of local history and culture. For this purpose, RHM Burgas opens its doors for everyone interested to participate with something personal in the exhibition of a certain subject.
The museum invites all citizens of Burgas to choose objects, photographs or documents from their family history to be displayed in a temporary exhibition.
The first topic is "Bulgarian refugees in our memory". The objects will be collected until 5 May 2017 and the exhibition will be presented in the period May 10-24 in the Ethnographic Exhibition of RHM Burgas (69 Slavyanska Street).
Each participant will be awarded a certificate and a temporary receipt will be issued for each selected item with return date.
For more information, please contact us via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 056 842 587.
On Holy Thursday (13.04.2017) from 12:00, in the garden next to the municipal building, RHM Burgas together with Regional Library "PK Yavorov" and Municipality Burgas organize Easter "Bagrilnitsa".
According to the Bulgarian folk tradition the oldest woman in the family leads the Easter eggs colouring. Women from the Senior club at Port Burgas will demonstrate authentic techniques for colouring and decorating of Easter eggs.
Valuable icons from the collection of Regional Historical Museum Burgas are the works, created by painters from Tryavna's iconography school.
On April 10th, Monday, at 18:00 PM, at"Al.G.Kodjakafaliyata" hall, in Cultural Center"Sea Casino" will be the opening of the exhibition "Christian observance-mysteries and epistles" dedicated to Easter.
On April 8, 2017 RHM - Burgas will welcome again the Lazarus girls / lazarki!
They will wish health and good luck to the museum workers and visit the buildings of the museums and the regional library. The young girls are students from "Lyuben Karavelov" School in Burgas and are led by Mrs. Veska Krasteva.
Beginning is at 10:30 h. at the Ethnographic Museum (Burgas, 69 SlavyanskaSt.)
The second interregional workshop with study visits dedicated to ‘Industrial heritage Tourism’ took place in Borås on 14 – 16 March 2017, organised by Region of Vastra Gotaland/Vastarvet, at an old industrial site transformed into the Textile Fashion Centre.
In the workshop participated all CHRISTA partners with their stakeholders and policy makers, as well as guest speaker European Federation of Associations of Industrial and Technical Heritage E-FAITH and external experts on the industrial heritage from University of Rijeka, Centre for Industrial Heritage, commissioned by partner European Cultural Tourism Network (ECTN).
The first day started with study visits to Gothenburg industrial heritage in the harbour of Gothenburg to see the transformation of the area, from shipbuilding and docks to an area for business, research, education and exclusive residential complexes. This visit was followed by presentation on a platform for cooperation by Tourism Board West Sweden at Gothenburg City Museum, visit at one of the industrial heritage sites flavour mill Melltorps såg and the Limmared Glassworks cultural centre with museum and creative activities, a place which is known as main supplier of the world-famous Absolut Vodka bottle and good example on local volunteers and refugee’s engagement in the operation of the establishment.
The second day started with presentations of industrial heritage assets in 9 partner regions and their best practices in deploying these assets for cultural tourism development and promotion.
External experts, Ivana Golob Mihić and Ema Makarun from University of Rijeka Centre for Industrial Heritage presented state of the art in the in Industrial Heritage for Sustainable and Responsible Tourism by short terminology overview, international associations dealing with industrial heritage, existing charters with tourism aspects, examples of cultural monuments and sites and reuse for tourism purposes. It was followed by presentation on how Rijeka, the European Capital of Culture 2020 developing industrial heritage tourism with conclusions.
Guest speaker, Mr Adriaan Linters, Secretary General of E-FAITH, highlighted industrial heritage with link to tourism at pan-European level, presented work of E-FAITH plan for the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018.
He also presented work of COSME project Genius Loci, which aims to enhance tourism related to industrial heritage and will provide to tourist operators specific tools and methodologies to increase the tourism flow to the industrial heritage sites.
He also provided some recommendations on how to preserve and deploy industrial heritage for tourism including engagement of volunteers.
The working session continued in seven groups that discussed and explored industrial heritage between the participants with focus on the potential for industrial heritage and tourism and cooperation between the actors in the tourism sector.
The day ended with Synthesis and conclusions of the workshop by the workshop organisers
with the contribution of the external expert and ECTN policy advisor.
CHRISTA project is made possible by the financial support from the European Union – the Interreg Europe programme and European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
The Exhibition "In the Footsteps of Father Matthew and his companions" from Regional historical Veliko Turnovo presents the personality of the famous Revival person Matthew Preobrazhenski. His encyclopedic personality - bookwritter and booksseller, revolutionary, homeopath, doctor, preacher, community and theatrical figure, he was ahead of his time. This monk from the Bulgarian Revival was one of the closest companions and associate of the famous Vasil Levski in his great mission to build the Internal Revolutionary Organization, as a messenger and a member of Tarnovo revolutionary committee.
The exhibition will be in the icon hall of the Historical museum (Burgas, 31 Lermontov St.) from 2 March to 13 May 2017