Message from the Board of Directors of BNK of ICOM

Dear colleagues, Anyone who wishes to become a member of the Bulgarian National Committee of ICOM or to restore their membership, complying with the requirements of the Statute, can submit their application to the following email address: bnc_icom@abv.bg. Documents can be sent until February 20, 2023. They will be considered by the Management Board and will be proposed for voting at the General Assembly. Board…

“The Uncrowned King of Sofia – Eng. Ivan Ivanov”

On January 20, at 5:00 p.m., a presentation of the book “The Uncrowned King of Sofia – Eng. Ivan Ivanov” will take place in the lobby of the Regional History Museum – Sofia. The event takes place on Midsummer Day (in the old style) and those present will be able to see previously unseen documents and objects from the archive of the most successful and…

Revolutionary change at the Louvre. Tails are growing

Revolutionary change at the Louvre. The most famous museum in the world has announced that it is cutting by a third the number of visitors who enter its halls every day. Instead of the usual around 45,000 guests during the busiest periods, a maximum of 30,000 are now allowed in a museum. The management of the museum explained the change with the desire to provide…

Message from the Board of Directors of BNK of ICOM

Dear members of the Bulgarian National Committee of ICOM, On behalf of the Management Board, I wish you good health and creative success in the New Year 2023. I remind you that in order to continue being part of the organization, it is necessary to pay your membership fee and receive a stamp for the year 2023. We understand your busyness and for this reason…

News from Hisarya

The first visitors to the Archaeological Museum – Hisarya for the new year 2023 are from Sofia. On January 1, they were officially welcomed by the director of the museum Assoc. Dr. Mitko Madzharov, who wished the New Year to bring them health, luck and many exciting encounters with the cultural and historical heritage of Bulgaria! And since it is the season of gifts, the…

The first visitor to the Ether Museum in 2023 will receive a gift

The gift is a subscription card for free visits throughout 2023. Regional open-air ethnographic museum “Eter” will present its first visitor for 2023 with a subscription card for free visits in the next 12 months, Tihomir Tsrov, Public Relations expert at the cultural institution, told BTA. “TO THERE AND BACK”: The miracles of the only wooden church in our country (VIDEO) “Don’t miss to take…

They showed what the greatest Egyptian pharaoh looked like

Specialists have reconstructed the face of the Egyptian pharaoh Ramses II, who died 3,200 years ago, the Daily Mail reported. The reconstruction was carried out by Egyptian and British specialists. They did a CT scan of the skull and a 3D model. Then they “rejuvenated” the resulting portrait with the help of a special program to get the pharaoh’s face not at death, when he…

Museums in the capital are closed for the holidays

Museums in the capital will be closed for Christmas. However, part of the museum institutions will work on some of the official holidays. This indicates a BTA check. The exposition of the National Military History Museum (NVIM) will not work from December 24 to 28, including from December 31 to January 3, according to the National Military History Museum. A visit to the museum can…

Donation to the National Ethnographic Museum

On the eve of the Christmas and New Year holidays, the National Ethnographic Museum enriched its fund with a collection of rare examples of votive plastic and two prosphora seals, thanks to the grant of financial assistance provided by On the eve of the Christmas and New Year holidays, the National Ethnographic Museum enriched its fund with a collection of rare examples of votive plastic…