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Regional Historical Museum Burgas traditionally participates in the supporting program of the International Folk Festival. At the Ethnographic Museum we set up a presentation of traditional Bulgarian crafts for the participants and guests of the festival.
Following the mission to present Bulgarian rites, traditional culture and crafts, this year the museum has organized the exhibition "Spring-summer rituals in Burgas region," which includes "Nestinarstvo" from the village of Bulgari – recognized as living cultural heritage of UNESCO, "Enyova bulya" from the village Fakia (Strandzha Mountain) and "Peperuda" from the village Lyulyakovo (Eastern Balkan Mountains).
On August 22nd, at 14:00 we would like to invite you to join the Bulgarian craftsmen in the yard of the Ethnographic Museum (Burgas, 69 Slavyanska St.), where two original exhibitions will be open for the public.
Mrs. Bonka Kancheva participates with her exhibition "Fairtale braids", which is bringing together a collection of decorative wall panels and mummer masks created with traditional techniques using colourful braids. Bonka Kancheva is a member of the community "Bulgarian master". Her exhibitions have been displayed in the ethnographic complex "Etara" - Gabrovo, at the National Palace of Culture Sofia and craft exhibitions in Hungary, Slovakia and others. The author will be demonstrating original techniques for braids making.
Mrs.Daniela Voynova will demonstrate her talent to recreate patterns of the national tradition on leather.
Demonstrations of traditional Bulgarian crafts:
• Eugene Roussev - copper
• Anesti Savov - nets
• Eagles - ceramics
• Stanko Kirov - basketry
On 27 July 2011, at 10:30 in the Historical exposition (31 Lermontov St.), RIM Burgas and Museum Stara Zagora present the exhibition "Neverending Story... Our childhood memories through the characters of Vadim Lazarkevich – artist of Bulgarian fairytale books."
The exhibition presents original illustrations of children story books, paintings, prints and drawings of various topics by the artist Vadim Lazarkevich. Generations of Bulgarian children grew up with his genius illustrations as a part of the story books of authors such as Ran Bosilek, Angel Karaliychev, Svetoslav Minkov, Konstantin Konstantinov, Dora Gabe. The favourite characters of each Bulgarian child - Kose Bose, Rabotna Mecana, Kumcho Vulcho, Patilantsi have been all created by Vadim Lazarkevich.
The Neverending Stories are supplemented by unique child toys (30s-70s of the 20th century) from the collection of Museum Stara Zagora. Visit the exhibition between 27. July - 30. September 2011 in Historical Exposition – Burgas, 31 Lermontov St.
On July 1, 2011 (Friday) the fourth group of children successfully completed their week-long environmental education "Adventure at the museum", organized by the Natural History Museum in Burgas and foundation "America for Bulgaria".
The Big Prize for overall participation received Christian Ganchev (11), Alexander Popov (11), Constantin Alexandrov (9) and Ivan Tenev (11). received awards as well.
At the opening of Summer season’2011, Regional Museum Burgas and Primorsko Municipality invite you to visit the Thracian sanctuary Beglik Tash. Thanks to our guides, we will be able once again to dive into the mysteries of the ancient Thracians. Since the 2nd millennium BC our ancestors lived in harmony with nature. On the trail of the old Thracians here you have the chance to learn more about the cult of the Sun God and the Mother Goddess.
For more information do not hesitate to contact us:
RIM Burgas: tel. +359 56 842 582
+359 894 620 549
+359 894 620 538
Tourist Information Centre Primorsko:
+359 5561 3076
+359 886 154 695
+359 889 484 578
On June 17, 2011 (Friday) the third group of children successfully completed their week-long environmental education "Adventure at the museum", organized by the Natural History Museum in Burgas and foundation "America for Bulgaria".
The Big Prize for overall participation received Raya Rankova (11), Christian Popov (11) and Gabriela Nedyalkova (12) received awards as well.
On Enyovden (24th of June), "on the eve of summer" when the sun is at its highest, youngsters and elders roll for health on the dewy meadows and fairies chant spells with magical herbs, then come at 11:00 in the Ethnographic Museum to prepare the traditional Enyov’s wreath made out of 77 herbs and a half and walk under to invoke health and good fortune.
On June 17, 2011 (Friday) the second group of children successfully completed their week-long environmental education "Adventure at the museum", organized by the Natural History Museum in Burgas and foundation "America for Bulgaria".
The Big Prize for overall participation received Polina Hadjieva (10).
The enthusiasm and results achieved by the participants this week were cause to serve several additional awards to another three of the participants: Nikoleta Ivanova (12), Atanas Ivanov(9) and Iliana Yordanova (9).
Every year from mid June to the end of August, Summer School on traditional folk crafts and contemporary applied arts takes place in Ethnographic complex (69 Slavyanska str.). The workshops involve people of all ages.
This year (2011) we offer workshops in the following areas:
1. Paintings, prints, stained glass, painting on fabric, making collages, modelling, colouring ceramics - from Monday to Friday, 10:00 to 14:00 between 20th of June - 31st of August. Every week "Armstrong Center" will be presenting new techniques and materials.
Head of workshop: Mrs.Tanya Stoyanova
2. Ceramics - work on a potter's wheel and creation of sculptures and ceramics – Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00 to 12:00 - from 20th of June.
Head of workshop: Mr.Ivan Arabadzhiev
3. Crochet and Bulgarian embroidery - Monday to Friday from 10:00 to 14:00, from 20th of June.
Head of workshop: Mrs.Krasimira Dubarova
[url=index.php?tab=[curtab]&page=summerschool&lang=[curlang]]Further details at the page of the Summer School.[/url]