RAM “Central Stara Planina” and AIR “Bozhentsi” organize on 28 and 29 March 2015 (Saturday and Sunday) the first European Artistic Crafts Days in Bulgaria. The program of the event includes demonstrations and workshops on pottery, working on painting(writing) of Easter eggs, engraving wood and carving. Visitors to Bozhentsi will have the opportunity to develop their own unique products with the help of the masters to purchase works of traditional Bulgarian crafts and to get acquainted with good Bulgarian and European practices for the promotion of crafts and innovation. European Artistic Crafts Days aim: to promote arts and crafts in all their splendour and variety along with their expertise, techniques and innovation in the Member States that joined the initiative; to promote the interest of the general public to a sector with high added value; to create a future for arts and crafts, ensuring their preservation and transmission to future generations; to establish as an event with good prestige and influence in Europe. European Artistic Crafts Days is an initiative launched in France for more than 10 years ago. For several years, such days are held simultaneously and in Spain, Italy, Belgium, Latvia, Switzerland, UK, Germany, Hungary, Portugal and […]
Traditionally, in the days around St. Dimitar’s dayAIR Bozhentsi and youth theatre studios” Gargara”recreate” The return of traders and builders “. Тhis year it will happen on October 25/Saturday/from 12: 30 pm on the square in Bozhentsi. In the 18th-19th century people in Bozhentsi dealing mainly with trade. Markets for their goods, traders are looking at the various parts of the Ottoman Empire and beyond. Traders hit the road on St George’s day and returned to his native country around St. Dimitar’sday. The long absence from home and danger involved in their travels create a special style in sending and welcoming them in the village by their relatives.
On 4.06.14 prof. Jordan Jordanov officially open “The men in the past” – traveling exhibition of National Anthropological museum- Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. The exposition presents in chronological order, from the Neolithic period to the Renaissance, the physical types of people, information about diseases and injuries, left traces on their bones, and medicinal and ritual effects on them. Displayed are separate images from different eras through the plastic reconstruction of head anthropological skull. You can see restorations of Bulgarian Kings, Bulgarian people from the mid-19th century. The exhibition can be seen every day from 9:00 to 5:00pm in The New school of AIR “Bozhentsi” until the end of September.