Opening ceremony of an exhibition “Bulgaria’s contribution to cultural heritage of Slavs”


On 11 May 2023, at 11:00 AM, a festive opening ceremony of an exhibition “Bulgaria’s contribution to the cultural heritage of the Slavs” will be held at the exhibition hall of the JINR Cultural Centre “Mir”.

The exposition includes photocopies of ancient handwritten documents in Glagolitic and Cyrillic alphabets, stored in the archives of Bulgaria, Macedonia, Russia and Serbia, as well as photographs of frescoes of churches and monasteries that are significant for the history of Bulgarians.

The presented exhibits are part of a large photo collection “The Balkans – a common heritage”, introducing the most significant cultural artifacts of the Balkan countries from the times of Antiquity and the Middle Ages. The artifacts have been collected for many years by leading Bulgarian scientists, Professor Ivan Marazov and Professor Axinia Džurova together with a photographer Ivo Hadjimishev.