At a reception, held at the Brazilian Embassy in Sofia, the National Day of Brazil was celebrated. It was linked to the anniversary of the declaration of its independence om Spetember 7, 1822. Unfortunately, a few days before the feast a fire devastated the National Museum in Rio de Janeiro.
Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland today opened a series of ceremonies to mark the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust.
High-level representatives from international organisations and national governments, as well as academic experts, are in Strasbourg today for a colloquy aimed at strengthening cooperation to protect cultural heritage from wanton destruction and preventing the illicit trafficking of cultural goods.
A new memorial plate with the names of 23 Finnish soldiers who perished in the battle of Gorni Dubnik was inaugurated on the initiative of Prof. Venelin Tsachevski, historian and former ambassador of Bulgaria to Finland. H.E. Mr. Harri Salmi, Ambassador of Finland, and Mr. Todor Yordanov, Mayor of Gorni Dubnik,..
A Bulgarian Horo wound around Grand Place in Brussels on April 25, exactly 10 years since the signing of Bulgaria’s EU Accession Treaty. The mass dance was organized for a third successive year on the initiative of The European Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva
The tradition of carpet-making in Chiprovtsi, north-eastern Bulgaria, has been inscribed on UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2014. An exhibition of traditional and modern hand-woven carpets from Chiprovtsi can be seen till October 5 at the National Ethnographic Museum (located in the former Royal Palace) in Sofia.