Ministry of Culture

Bulgaria’s Government Allocates BGN 100,000 for Excavations at Ancient City Heraclea Sintica

Bulgaria's government on August 7 allocated BGN 100,000 to the Ministry of Culture for the excavations of the ancient city of Heraclea Sintica near Rupite. The state has already provided BGN 1.5 million for excavation and construction of roads to the site. The ancient city is the most visited tourist site in Southwestern Bulgaria, reports BNT. 

Emblematic Objects of Bulgarian History Arrive in Sofia State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg

From 24 May to 30 June, residents and guests of Sofia will be able to see two of the most emblematic objects of Bulgarian history - the sword of Khan Kubrat and the ring with his monogram, which are stored at the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg.

Bulgaria is Setting up a Permanent Fund for Cultural Cooperation in South East Europe

We are setting up a permanent fund for cultural cooperation in Southeast Europe, Minister of Culture Boil Banov said at a press conference after a meeting of the Council of Ministers of Culture of South East Europe, Focus News Agencyreported.

Patronage and Decentralization are Among the Priorities in Culture Strategy in Bulgaria

Although the promotion of patronage in the field of culture in Bulgaria is regulated by the Law on Patronage and the Law for the National Chitalishta, a precise mechanism for financing the culture by private and legal persons has not yet been developed.

Boyko Borissov and Zoran Zaev Meet Today at the Council of Ministers in Sofia

A general program in the field of culture will be signed, reported NOVA TV. 

They will discuss the development of cooperation in various sectors, infrastructure and transport projects and the implementation of the Friendship, Neighborhood and Cooperation Treaty.

Bulgarian State Redeems Portrait of Prince Batenberg for 22,500 Euros at Auction in Vienna

We paid EUR 18,000 for the portrait of Alexander of Battenberg, Minister of Culture Boil Banov told Nova TV, referring to the purchase made by the Bulgarian government of a portrait and valuable items belonging to the first prince of modern autonomous Bulgaria, Alexander I of Battenberg, at an auction organised by an auction house in Vienna.

The Bulgarian National Library Marks 140 Years since its Creation

Within three years the building of the National Library "St. St. Cyril and Methodius "will be completely renewed. This was announced by the Minister of Culture, Boil Banov, after the commemoration of the anniversary of the oldest cultural institute in the post-liberation Bulgaria. Today, the National Library marks the 140th anniversary of its creation.
 

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