Posts Tagged ‘museum’

  • HAEMUS gives support to the Museum in Sarajevo

    on Feb 3, 13 • in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cultural heritage, Museum, News, Our Activity, Politics • with Comments Off on HAEMUS gives support to the Museum in Sarajevo

    On October 4th, 2012, 11 AM – 99 years after moving into a new building – the National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina closed its doors due to lack of state support and financing. On February 1st, 2013, the museum celebrated 125 years of existence. Instead of a great celebration, the birthday of the National Museum was celebrated in a melancholic atmosphere; nobody could ignore the fact that the Museum had been closed for almost four months.   HAEMUS gives support to our colleagues and to the Museum in Sarajevo to keep their good work and

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  • Greece: Police arrest 3 over Olympia museum robbery, recover stolen artifacts

    on Nov 25, 12 • in Archaeology, Greece, Museum, News • with Comments Off on Greece: Police arrest 3 over Olympia museum robbery, recover stolen artifacts

    Greek police say they have arrested three people suspected of robbing the Olympia museum in February and recovered the stolen artifacts. Police in Greece say they have recovered priceless artifacts stolen from the Olympia museum earlier this year and arrested three men accused of orchestrating the heist. The suspects were arrested yesterday in Patras, western Greece, and led police to the stolen goods, officials announced today. Two armed thieves took dozens of ancient objects from the Archaeological Museum of Olympia in February, after overpowering a lone security guard. Nine months later, the suspects were caught in a

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  • Bulgaria to Charm Barroso with Archaeology

    on Nov 18, 12 • in Archaeology, Bulgaria, News • with Comments Off on Bulgaria to Charm Barroso with Archaeology

    Excavations and constructions of the underground in Sofia’s culturally rich center are expected to be ready for the August visit of EC President Jose Barroso, said Bulgarian Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov. Tuesday Rashidov and colleague, Minister of Regional Development Lilyana Pavlova were on inspections at the site near Bulgaria’s government buildings, where the expansion of the metro station takes place concurrently with preservation of archaeological findings from ancient Serdica. “The first stage of construction will be finished by July, while by August 25, when Jose Manuel Barroso is expected in Bulgaria, the archaeological treasures will

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