Today took place the ceremony for the prize of Dimitar Brakalov, which is awarded annually for contributions to the development of Burgas and citizenship. This year’s award was given to Burgas Naval Base. After the award ceremony held at the Cathedral St. St. Cyril and Methodius, prominent public figures and previous prize winners gathered in Brakalov’s house, which is a home of the Ethnographical exposition of RIM Burgas. Previous winners of the "Dimitar Brakalov” award are the owner hospital "Deva Maria" Semir Abumelih, LUKoil - Bulgaria AD, High School for German language "Goethe", the film director George Dyulgerov, the owner of bookstore Helikon Dancho Panayotov, the present Mayor of Burgas Dimitar Nikolov, the newspaper Cernomorski far, the designer for the expansion and modernization of Port Burgas Alexander Alexandrov, the Head Bishop of Sliven Yoanikii and Regional Museum Burgas.
21.04. - Holy Thursday, 10:00 am, Ethnographic Museum
Traditional workshop for Easter eggs colouring
Organizers: RIM Burgas, Community Center "Prosveta" - Dolno Ezerovo, Community Center "Vuzrazhdane" - Rudnik, Community Center "Suglasie" 1905" - Bulgarovo, Community Center "Probuda" - Ravnets
24 April 2011
EASTER IN BURGAS
1. Presentation of the traditional Easter feast
2. Children's Easter games: fighting with eggs and playing on a swing for health.
Organized by: Municipality of Burgas and RIM Burgas
Location: Ethnographic Complex, 10:00 AM
On April 20 we mark 135 years since the April uprising in 1876, the highest and most bloody peak of the Bulgarian national liberation movement in its fight against the Ottoman oppression.
In memory of the heroes who prepared and organized the nationwide uprising in 1876,
Regional History Museum opens an EXHIBITION IN THE HISTORICAL EXPOSITION (Lermontov Str.30) at 17:00.
The exhibition will present the story behind the preparation and outbreak of the uprising in Bulgaria, particular attention is paid to unknown facts about the insurrection in the Second Revolutionary District with center in Sliven, part of which is Burgas region. Presented will be activists and apostles of the national liberation movement in Burgas region, as well as more details and names of resent researched members of Botev’s rebel company, who originate or later lived in Burgas Region.
The exhibition contains a newly obtained copy of the uniform of Second Revolutionary District’s apostle and military instructor George Obretenov. Original weapons and liturgical books of the liberation struggles’ period 1874-76, will be illustrating the dramatic story behind April 1876’s events.
On April 19 at 2:00 PM in the Natural-history exposition of RIM Burgas, Tatiana Stefanova-Baikusheva’s exhibition "Southern Black Sea coast - from the air and land" will be open for the public. The exhibition presents impressive air and ground nature photographs. The unusual point of view allows us to see familiar locations along the Bulgarian Black Sea coast in a new way.
Tatiana Baikusheva is a professional photographer and a journalist with long experience in several Bulgarian newspapers. She is practising high gliding for 6 years together with her husband Galin Baykushev, who is a professional pilot. Thus, she successfully combines the profession and hobby as a result of which creates unique aerial photographs. She participated in multiple exhibitions, one of them independent; her photos have won many awards, including the award for extreme photography of Fotofiesta 2009.
We dedicate this exhibition to the International Earth Day – April 22nd.
Performance of the children’s group "Gubka" from kindergarten "Radost" evoked the Easter mood in the yard of the Ethnographic Museum. Boys and girls dressed in traditional costumes, with their tutors Mrs.Dimitrova, Madjarova and Kirilova, presented songs, dances and games, typical for the rituals and feasts Lazarus day, Palm Sunday and Easter. Joyful excitement reigned among the parents who came to see their children who continue the Bulgarian traditions. The teachers’ enthusiasm, children’ enthusiasm and beautiful spring weather created the festive atmosphere for the upcoming Holy Easter.
On Friday 15.04 at 10.30 AM, the childrens group "Gubkata" from kindergarten "Radost" will be performing songs and dances associated with spring festivals Lazaruvane, Palm Sunday and Easter in the yard of the Ethnographic Museum.
Tutors: Mrs. Mimi Dimitrova
Mrs. Mara Madjarova
Mrs. Tsanka Kirilova