2nd millennium

Fire and art meet at Süzer Plaza

Iranian artist Ahad Saadi's exhibition titled 'Azarnegari' has opened at Süzer Plaza in Istanbul.
The exhibition is a first in the world and consists of the works created with Azarnegari, which is a technique of drawing with fire.
The revenues of the exhibition, which will run through March 24, will be donated to the Association of Cancer-Free Life. 

Bulgaria: Medieval Bulgarian Rulers Series Continues with Latest Coin in Tribute to Tsar Ivan Asen II

The Bulgarian National Bank has issued (17th September) the fifth entry in a series of coins entitled "Medieval Bulgarian Rulers," which has been issued intermittently since 2011. The latest coin features the Bulgarian ruler Ivan Asen II (circa. 1193-1241) who became emperor of the Bulgarian lands in 1218 and ruled until his own death in 1241.