Posts Tagged ‘heritage’

  • Exhibition: ‘Resplendent Dress From Southeastern Europe’

    on Feb 18, 13 • in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cultural heritage, Ethnography, Etnology, Exhibition, Kosovo, Montenegro, News, Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Serbia • with Comments Off on Exhibition: ‘Resplendent Dress From Southeastern Europe’

    The countries of southeastern Europe maintain some of the most elaborate and diverse traditions of dress in western Eurasia. Beyond their beauty and their importance as markers of identity in a landscape of great cultural diversity, these garments also preserve strong traces of the developmental stages of modern “Western” dress, which begins with a simple string skirt. “Resplendent Dress From Southeastern Europe: A History in Layers” ― on view at the Fowler Museum at UCLA from March 10 through July 14 ― explores the traditional garments of 12 small countries and shows the major historical

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  • ICOMOS praises Bulgarian culture minister for preserving Old Nesebar as UNESCO World Heritage

    on Dec 22, 12 • in Bulgaria, Cultural heritage, News, UNESCO • with Comments Off on ICOMOS praises Bulgarian culture minister for preserving Old Nesebar as UNESCO World Heritage

    There is a huge positive change in the preservation of Old Nesebar as a monument from the UNESCO World Heritage List, architect Gergely Nagy, an expert with the International Council of Monuments and Sites (UNESCO-ICOMOS), said at a meeting with Bulgarian Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov on Friday, announced the Ministry of Culture. Nagy was on a three-day visit to Bulgaria to inspect the progress of the ministry and municipality of Nesebar in preserving the world monument. In 2010 Gergely Nagy participated in an inspection of the Old Nesebar. Back then a lot of irregularities were

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  • UNESCO club HAEMUS

    on Dec 21, 12 • in Our Activity, UNESCO • with Comments Off on UNESCO club HAEMUS

    UNESCO club HAEMUS was established at the end of 2012 with the special permission from the National Commission for UNESCO of the Republic of Macedonia which operates within the Ministry of culture of the Republic of Macedonia. Aims and Roles of UNESCO Club HAEMUS The main objective of UNESCO is “to contribute to peace and security in the world by promoting collaboration among nations through Education, Science, Culture and Communication in order to further universal respect for justice, for the rule of law and for the human rights and fundamental freedoms which are affirmed for the peoples of the world, without distinction of

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  • NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TRAVELER – WESTERN BALKANS

    on Dec 11, 12 • in Albania, Archaeology, Architecture, Art, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cuisine, Cultural heritage, Culture, Kosovo, Montenegro, Music, News, Republic of Macedonia, Serbia, Tourism, Tradition • with Comments Off on NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TRAVELER – WESTERN BALKANS

    A National Geographic Traveler & USAID special supplement – The Western Balkans – Land of Discovery include 46 outstanding ways to Experience Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia. Download – 3,17 MB A crossroads and a crucible, where empires met, fought and combined to form a kaleidoscope of cultures unique in Europe; where the Greeks, Romans, Slavs, Venetians, Turks and Austro-Hungarians each left their own indelible mark on the architecture, cuisine, languages, music and traditions of the region. Medieval Orthodox monasteries, Renaissance Catholic churches, mosques and minarets stand together within the same city

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