For the third consecutive year the Museum of architectural and historical reserve Bozhentsi is included in the Summer academy. The initiative Municipality of Gabrovo and the Local Commission for Fight Anti-Social Behavior of minors and non-minors and the participants are children from 1st to 4th grade. Especially for the students, the team of MAHR “Bozhentsi” prepared a variety of fun games and prizes.
In the week from 12.06 to 16.06 in AHR Bozhentsi took place for the 31st consecutive year national children plein air “Sbadnata prikazka”. The participants were from Art school “Razvitie” 1870 – Sevlievo, Art Studio “Shareni prasti” – Targovishte, Art school “Art linia” – Kazanlak and Art school “Art Popovo” – Popovo. The young artists had the opportunity to explore the exhibitions of the Museum of architectural and historical reserve Bozhentsi and get acquainted with the story of Bozhentsi. In the five days of plein air painting inspired by the architecture and preserved Revival spirit, kids made their works, which are now stacked in an exhibition. All participants received diplomas and gifts. Each visitor of MAHR “Bozhentsi” may examine the drawings in the house-museum “Doncho Popov” by mid-July.
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Folklore ensemble “Trakia” have made real spectacle in Bozhentsi. The ensemble will be visiting today – the 24th of September, at the invitation of the Museum of architectural and historical reserve “Bozhentsi”. Orchestra, singers, dancers showed colorful costumes and magnetic skills. All guests of the reserve were loaded with good mood and smiles. You can experience the magic of their performance within the photos in our gallery.
41 years “Trakia” Ensemble gave thousands of concerts in all parts of Bulgaria and in 52 countries worldwide. The ensemble performances come out within the framework of the traditional concerts and in a brilliant way disclose the vast folklore wealth from all ethnographic areas of Bulgaria. The exclusive charm and hypnotic stage effect are due to the syncretism of their performances: singing, dancing, music, rituals which are entangled into unique spectacle. Since 1975 “Trakia” has been an innovator in music and dance forms and it has not even for a moment interrupted the bond between contemporary art and the deep roots of Bulgarian folklore, rituals and legends. On 24th September at 12:30 pm in AIR “Bozhentsi” they will present cost-free to the audiеnce part of their magic.
On September 6th architectural and historical reserve “Bozhentsi” is celebrating 52 years since the announcement of the village as a reserve. Traditionally, the museum of architectural and historical reserve greets all guests of the reserve with folklore event. This year our guests will be Folklore ensemble ” Sivek .” The concert was dedicated also to the European Heritage Days 2016. We welcome you on september 4th at 12:30 pm at the AIR “Bozhentsi” square to celebrate our holiday and national holiday – unification of the Principality of Bulgaria and Eastern Rumelia.
For a second year Museum of architectural and historical reserve Bozhentsi took participation in the summer academy. The initiative came from the municipality of Gabrovo together with the commission against underaged crime. The participants were children from 1st up to 4th grade. The crew organised many fun activities and events.
Embassadors from 23 countries were greeted by the director of the museum. The diplomats, together with the mayor of Gabrovo-Tanya Hristova and the governor Nikolay Sirakov delved deep into the unique atmosphere of the renessanse houses. They walked on the cobble stone roads, took a view of the etnographic exponents and visited the only preserved working workshop called ”Mengema”. On their way back they were sent of by the children’s folk group ”Gabrovche”. The diplomat’s tour began on the 24th of June with Gabrovo, visiting the house of humor and satire, the interractive museum of industry and the Dechkova house. On saturday they visited EMO Etar. The event was patroned by the minister of foreign affairs Daniel Mitov and the minister of tourism Nikolina Angelkova.
Today was the opening of the art exposition with paintings from the 30th national children’s plainer “A story come true”. The 30th anniversary of the plainer was held in honor of the 130th anniversary of Ran Bosilek and the theme of the paintings was “A story come true by Ran Bosilek”. The students and teachers of the schools that took participational went home with diplomas, anniversary mugs and the unforgettable experience of Bozhentsi. The works of art can be seen in the house of Doncho Popov until the 15th of July. The picture gallery traces every step of the process – from the creating of the art to the graduation ceremony.