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Jazz in the museum on June 7 with Zhivko Petrov and JP3
Monday, 04 Jun 2018 - Ethnographical Museum

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.

Burgas museums will work without a break in summer 2018
Wednesday, 30 May 2018 - Global

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.

On May 31st the Bulgarian Archаeology Elite coming in Burgas
Tuesday, 29 May 2018 - Archeological Museum

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".

The director of RHM-Burgas was awarded with the "Golden Age"
Tuesday, 22 May 2018 - Global

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 mask of the legendary King Teres will be shown for the Night of Museums in Burgas
Saturday, 19 May 2018 - Archeological Museum

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.

The boyars' jewelery is presented in the Treasure Hall for the Night of Museums
Thursday, 17 May 2018 - Archeological Museum

Jewelery items from the Boyar Treasure, found near the village of Dolishte, Varna, will be exhibited in the Treasure Hall of the Burgas Archaeological Museum (21 Bogoridi Str.)

The set of female jewelery is made up of two silver bracelets, solid silver earrings with gilt, a silver necklace with a glass paste jewelry box. They were made in the elite goldsmiths 'shops of Bulgaria and Byzantium in XIII and XIV century in various goldsmiths' techniques. It is believed that the ornaments belonged to members of the Bolyar families of the Second Bulgarian State.

The exposition is supplemented with silver jewelery from the collection of RHM-Burgas, which illustrate the tendencies in the medieval decorations.

The exhibition will be opened at 18.00 on 19 May as part of a program for the Night of Museums in Burgas.

The ivory icon found in Rusokastro is displayed for the first time in public
Wednesday, 16 May 2018 - Archeological Museum

On 19 May, at 18:00, an extremely rare and valuable find - ivory icon, found during the excavations of the Rusokastro fortress in 2017, will be presented in the Treasure Hall of the Archaeological Museum in Бургас (21, Bogoridi Str.) The discovery will be displayed for the first time infront of the general public.

The icon is two-sided. At the front are depicted archangel Gabriel in the left and St. Basil the Great. On the reverse - two crosses. The icon was made in the middle of the 10th century in Constantinople and belonged to a Byzantine emperor or a member of the imperial family. Such icons were produced in private rulers' studios only for members of the closest circle around the emperor. Findings such as this one today can be seen only in the collections of the world's largest museums, such as the Louvre, the Museum of Berlin, the British Museum, the Metropolitan Museum, and now also the Burgas Museum.

Such exquisite works are stored in the treasures of the largest Western European cathedrals. They were donated there by the knights of the Fourth Crusade, who carried them after the sacking of the Emperor's Treasury in Constantinople in 1204.

During excavations, such a find is discovered only for the second time in the world. Interestingly, the first one was also found in Bulgaria in the distant 1901. Then the French archaeologist Georges Sierre discovered a fragment of such an icon in the excavations of the Trapezitsa fortress.

The Cup of Natural History Museum of Burgas for the seventh consecutive year on 29.05.2018
Tuesday, 15 May 2018 - Natural-History Museum

This year the Burgas Museum will present for the seventh consecutive time the Cup of the Natural History Museum. The contest will be called "Biodiversity - What We Know About It" and will be held on 29.05.2018.

Exhibition of 3D models of ships sunken in the Black Sea opens on the 31st of May
Tuesday, 15 May 2018 - Global

An attractive exhibition of 3D models of ships sunken in the Black Sea will take place during the hosting of Burgas on the European Maritime Day, which will be held on 31 May and 01 June. The "Hidden Secrets of the Black Sea" Exposition will be exhibited at the Sea Casino Cultural Center from 31 May to 30 July.

It will include 7 3D models of sunken ships, as well as curious artifacts found in recent sea bed surveys. The hall will be completely transformed to recreate the underwater Black Sea world.

An interactive map with all 57 wrecked ships and missing settlements in the Black Sea will be located in Hristo Fotev Hall of the Sea Casino Casino. With VR glasses, every guest will be able to make a virtual walk at the seabed.

16 models of ships, provided by the Bulgarian Federation of Sports Shipwreck Modeling, will be arranged in "Georgi Baev" Hall. Most of them are medal winners and prestigious awards from national and international exhibitions.

Interactive games for children will welcome the youngest visitors in the Hristo Fotev hall of the cultural center. They will be able to construct 2 3D detachable wooden boat models according to their drawing and photo. The more curious of them with the help of real-life glasses will explore the bottom of the sea.

The "Hidden Secrets of the Black Sea" project is being implemented with the financial support of the Cultural Program for the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2018. " the National Fund Culture and the cooperation of NAIM with the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, the Center for Underwater Archeology - Sozopol and RIM-Burgas.

Program for the Night of the museum 2018 in Burgas
Tuesday, 15 May 2018 - Global

18:00, Archaeological museum, Burgas 21 Aleko Bogoridi Street, Trezore Hall


1. Bulgarian women's jewels from the Middle Ages and the Ottoman period - together with RHM-Varna

2. Golden mask of the Thracian king Terez - from HM "Iskra", Kazanlak

3. Treasures of Varna Necropolis - from RHM-Varna

4. The Thracian treasure from the village of Kralevo - from RHM-Targovishte

18:30, Historical museum, Burgas, 31 Lermontov Street, Exhibition Hall:

Opening of the exhibition:

"The Bulgarian Saints" - author exhibition of RHM-Burgas, prepared with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture. Presents all Bulgarian saints, canonized by the Bulgarian, Russian and Ecumenical Patriarchate.

19:00, Ethnographic museum, Burgas, 69 Slavyanska str., first floor:

Opening of the exhibition "The Entertaining Music of Burgas"

19:15, in the yard of the Ethnographic museum


20:00 to 24:00 in Tourist Center Aquae Calidae

Visit to the museum and screenings on every hour free of charge.

20:30, Tourist Center Aquae Calidae - Garden

Music show with jazz and evergreens performances by Circle

22:00, Tourist Center Aquae Calidae - Garden

"The Fire of Antiquity" - mythical and epic fire show, presented by Divinitas formation, amphitheater

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