Regional historical museum Burgas is involved in the organization of the international scientific conference "Bulgaria, the Bulgarians and the World" in honour of the 60th anniversary of Professor Plamen Pavlov. The forum dedicated to the topic "Ruler, State and Church in the Medieval Balkans" will be held in Veliko Tarnovo. More than 100 leading scientists from 12 countries, including world-renowned historians and medieval academics such as Vasil Gyuzelev, Prof. Dmitry Polyvynynii from Russia, Prof. Miroslav Lescka from Poland, Prof. Patrick Lickac from the USA, etc, will take part in it.
The official opening of the conference "Bulgaria, the Bulgarians and the World" is on October 26 from 10.00 h. in the aula of Veliko Tarnovo University "St. St. Cyril and Methodius ", as Acad. Gyuzelev and Prof. Polivyanniy will take part in plenary papers. Discussions will then continue until October 28 in the halls of the Confucius Institute. Initiators of the forum are the Faculty of History and the Center for Media Studies with the financial support of the Science Fund at the Ministry of Education and Science, the Bulgarian Memory Foundation, the Veliko Tarnovo Municipality, the University of Veliko Turnovo, the Regional Museum of History in Burgas and others.
All reports and scientific proceedings that will be presented during the forum have a specific contribution not only to Bulgarian but also to Balkan history. According to the organizers, the title of the conference - "Bulgaria, the Bulgarians and the World" was not chosen by accident. He represents the wide scope of Professor Pavlov's scientific interests and his extremely important role in the Bulgarian communities abroad. The thematic title around which the reports concentrate best reflects Professor Pavlov's direct research, adds Prof. Kanev - the interim dean of the Faculty of History at Veliko Tarnovo University.
The educational program of RHM-Burgas continues this Saturday, October 27, with the lecture "The Poisonous Snakes in Bulgaria". Author is the biologist-curator Bozhana Ribarova.
A popular fact is that in Bulgaria most snakes are not poisonous. The topic of the lecture is precisely the few poisonous species that we can encounter in nature, and only during the warm months of the year. Two of the species - steppe viper and aspida, are even considered to have disappeared from the territory of the country and have not been seen for many years. Biologists emphasize that the snake would not attack a man if not irritated, and advise them to be overlooked. It is good for people to wear appropriate shoes and socks when walking around nature, and be careful not to stand up on the reptile accidentally while it lays on the sun.
The lectures in the renovated Natural History Museum in Burgas (30, K. Fotinov St.) are every Saturday at 11.30 h. The entrance fee is preferential - for adults 2 BGN and for students and pensioners - 1 BGN.
For the view revealed from the height of this sanctuary, its defiled holiness, the controversial values of the modern world, you will learn from the lecture "The Thracian sanctuary on Mount Shiloto", organized by the Regional History Museum of Burgas, which will be presented to you by the archaeologist Konstantin Gospodinov.
The lecture is starting at 11:30 this Saturday - 20.10.2018 in the hall of the Natural History Museum (Burgas, 30, K. Fotinov St.). The entrance fee is preferential - for adults is 2 and for students and pensioners - BGN 1.
The educational program of RHM-Burgas "Explore Burgas and Burgas region" continues acc. to the new schedule, this Saturday, October 13, with a lecture on one of the biggest autumn holidays - Dimitroven . The lecturer will be the chief curator of the Ethnographic exposition Plamena Kirova.
Regional historical museum Burgas invites all teachers and students from Burgas Province to visit the guest exhibitions "The oldest gold in Europe - the treasures of the Varna Chalcolithic necropolis", "The golden treasure from Panagyurishte" and "The Mask of the Thracian king Theres".
They will remain in the Treasure Hall of the Archaeological Museum (address: Burgas, 21 Al. Bogoridi Str.) until 01.11.2018.
In addition to seeing and learning more about some of the most treasured treasures remaining from the Thracian civilization, students will be presented with the online game "The Thracians" created by the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Through it the students acquire knowledge about the culture of the ancient Thracians.
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The beginnings of the winter season in RHM Burgas start with new lectures from its educational program. The lectures will be held with a different time and place than the previous season. The new schedule starts this Saturday (October 6th) at 11.30 h. in the hall of the Natural History Museum (Burgas, 30 K. Fotinov Str.) and the first lecture is with the curious title "Beautiful ... as an icon ".
The entrance fee for the lectures is preferential. The price for adults is 2 BGN and for students and pensioners - 1 BGN.
Serious games, digitization in help of the creative tourism sector and free access to scientific research are the highlights of the 8th International Conference on Digital Presentation and Preservation of Cultural and Scientific Heritage - DiPP2018. It will be held from 27th to 29th of September in "Georgi Baev" Hall of Cultural Center Sea Casino.
The conference is organized by the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in collaboration with Regional Academic Center and Regional historical museum - Burgas. Official guests at the opening were Deputy Burgas District Governor Prof. Sevdalina Turmanova, together with the deputy mayors of the Burgas Municipality - Yordanka Ananieva and Ruska Boyadzhieva, the directors of the Burgas cultural institutes and the state archive.
Within three conference days, scientists from 6 countries will present in 27 reports innovative results, research projects and applications in the field of digitization, documentation, archiving, visualization and preservation of cultural and scientific heritage.
During the scientific forum, trends will be presented in the development of the so-called "serious games" that help students learn the historical material from their textbooks in a fun way. Thracian Architecture Professor Malvin Ruseva will present a game "The Thracians", which was developed under the National Program for the Study and Presentation of the Thracian monuments. The game is tested among 3rd, 4th and 7th grade students in Sofia schools and will be demonstrated during the European Night of Researchers at CC "Sea Casino".
The new generations live in another information world full of virtuality, the conference organizers say. "In order to reach the young and to attract them to the Bulgarian culture and history, we have undertook several game developments using added reality. They present the Thracian civilization and the period of the Liberation of Bulgaria. We are also keen to create a "serious" game for the cultural heritage of the Burgas region and above all the archaeological site Aquae Calidae, which is a kind of a "well" of the time "- Prof. Radoslav Pavlov said.
Within DiPP2018, an information day was organized to ensure free access to research. Its organizer is Prof. Petar Stanchev from IMI BAS.
"Research and their results should be in the benefit of our society and their importance to reach all citizens - from students to entrepreneurs, companies and institutions," added Deputy Governor Prof. Sevdalina Tourmanova, who represents the regional unit of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in Burgas.
The Forum is held under the patronage of UNESCO and is part of the European Heritage Days and European Night of Researchers - 28.09.2018. On Friday at 17:00, as a part of the conference will be demonstrated:
• Three-dimensional interactive presentations of historically-related significant complexes, bearers of the Eastern Orthodox culture and art from the Renaissance: church and monastery complexes - architecture, frescoes, iconography;
• Mobile application BOOK @ HAND BIDL for Bulgarian icons;
• Experimental web-based game application for interactive presentation and study of Thracian civilization and culture.
Participants in the research are scientists from the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and the Research Institute of Automation and Computing (MTA SZTAKI) at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
Burgas will be host for second consecutive year of the International Conference on "Digital Presentation and Preservation of Cultural and Scientific Heritage" - DiPP2018, which will take place from 27th to 29th September in the Cultural Center "Sea Casino".
The Forum is under the patronage of UNESCO and is part of the European Researchers' Night. In the three conference days scientists from 6 countries will present in 27 reports their innovative results, research projects and applications in the field of digitization, documentation, archiving, visualization and preservation of cultural and scientific heritage. The working language of the conference will be English.
The organizers of the international conference are the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics of BAS in cooperation with the Regional Academic Center of Burgas and the Regional Historical Museum Burgas.
The official opening ceremony of the forum will take place at 12.30 am on 27.09.2018 (Thursday) in Cultural Center "Sea Casino".
A brief press conference will be held at 10:00 h. on 27.09.2018 (Thursday) in the central hall of the Archaeological Museum of Burgas (21, Bogoridi Street).
On 20.09.2018, Thursday, at 17:00h., in the hall of the Archaeological Museum in Karnobat, the exhibition "19th Century Luxury" will be opened for visitors. The exhibition is as a joint project of of Regional historical museum - Burgas and Regional historical museum - Russe.
The exhibition is held in Karnobat on the occasion of the city's celebration - September 26th.
The exhibits are part of the collections of luxury objects, which RHM Burgas in 1996 and 2000 after their detention by Customs Burgas, in an attempt to smuggle cultural heritage through the territory of Bulgaria. In the period 2008 - 2016 the objects are included in the exhibition "Donated and Rescued Treasures", which for years enjoyed high visitor interest in the hall of the Historical Exposition in Burgas on 31 Lermontov" St.
The "French Collection" received in the museum in 1996 includes 13 desk clocks, 32 pcs. vases and 11 pcs. candlesticks, lampshades, chandeliers, silver trays, silver liquor service and a boudoir. In 2000, they were detained at the Customs and sent to the Museum, the "Romanian collection", which contains paintings, picture frames, mirrors, carved chest and workshops made in Austro-Hungarian Empire and Italian studios and part of the interiors of European homes from the early 20th century.
"The 19th Century Luxury" presents the trends and ideas in art from the time of the European Enlightenment, the changes that followed the Industrial Revolution in England, the modernization and development of creative images in the 19th to the early 20th century.
For more than three years now the Regional Museums of Burgas and Russe have united around the topic "The 19th Century Luxury". Thus, the Burgas collection of "rescued treasures", in the form of a mobile exhibition, reaches an wider audience.