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Wednesday 19 February 2020
17 February 2020 - 23 February 2020
March 2020
07.11.2019 - 31.03.2020

“The Manifesting ideology 1944-1989”

Regional History Museum – Sofia presents “The Manifesting ideology 1944-1989”. The exhibition is to open its doors on November 7, 2019 and will run until March 31, 2020. It focuses on the years between 1944 – 1989 in Bulgaria. While using historical objects and artifacts the historical review analyzes the above mentioned time period.
Regional History Museum – Sofia brought the exhibition to life in partnership with: Bulgarian National History Museum, Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Studies with Ethnographic Museum at Bulgarian Academy of Science, Museum of Socialist Art and Bulgarian National Film Archive.
Exhibitions
14.11.2019 - 30.04.2020

“The Scars of War: The Lost Architectural Heritage of Sofia”

From November 14, 2019, this is date of the first massive bombing of Sofia during World War II back in 1943, to April 30, 2020, at The National History Museum the immersive space “The Scars of War: The Lost Architectural Heritage of Sofia” will be opened for visitors.
“The Scars of War: The Lost Architectural Heritage of Sofia” was brought to life in partnership with the Bulgarian National Film Archives, and funded by the “Culture” programme of Sofia Municipality.
Exhibitions
21.11.2019 - 17.05.2020

AT 65 MILLION YEARS – THE STONE IVAN RUSEV

Spirit and matter fuse into one to introduce us to the world of sculptor Ivan Rusev, who narrates his artistic philosophy through stone objects, the fruit of the mental creativity materialized by his hands.
Exhibitions
15.02.2020 - 26.04.2020

The National Archaeological Museum

For thirteenth consecutive year the National Archaeological Museum, together with 17 museums from the country, organizes the temporary exhibition “Bulgarian Archaeology”. The exhibition presents the most interesting and impressive discoveries and investigations from the last active archaeological season. Among the artefacts on display are gold, silver and bronze adornments, gold stamp-ring, fine ceramic anthropomorphic figurines, pottery vessels, silver coins, bronze figures, and many others. A total of 26 sites are included, illustrating the development of cultures in present day Bulgaria from the Palaeolithic (more than 40 000 years before present) until the Middle ages. The exhibition “Bulgarian Archaeology 2019” will be on display in the Temporary Exhibitions Hall of the National Archaeological Museum from 15 February until 26 April 2020.
Exhibitions
19.02.2020

147 YEARS SINCE THE HANGING OF VASIL LEVSKI - THE APOSTLE OF FREEDOM

Vasil Ivanov Kunchev (1837 - 1873) is the greatest Bulgarian hero, ideologist and organizer of the Bulgarian National Revolution. On February 19, 2020 the entire Bulgarian nation will honor the memory of the Apostle of Freedom and the 147th anniversary of his death. The ceremony takes place at 18.00 o’clock in Sofia, in front of the monument to Vasil Levski which is erected on the site of his hanging. Before that, at 17.00 o’clock, a memorial service is held in St. Sophia Church - Levski passed by this temple on the way to the gallows. It accommodates thousands of Bulgarians - both young and old, who want to bow down before his feat. The procession is impressive and reaches the monument to the Apostle. Despite the cold weather, this monument is embraced by people’s love as well as by thousands of flowers and dozens of wreaths.
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