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Kotel – renaissance capital

Kotel is a town in central Bulgaria, part of Sliven  province with 6.232 habitants (2009). Kotel was settled during the beginning of the Ottomam occupation of Bulgaria, when people fled from near cities and towns. Kotel is known for the numerous personalities of the Bulgarian National Revival that are somehow[…]

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Kukeri – the tradition keepers

On several occasions during the year, special ritual called Kukeri, a nice folklore tradition with roots from Ancient Thrace, takes place in Bulgaria. This tradition dates back to the Medieval centuries and is connected to the Bulgarians hans – Asparuh and Tervel. Firstly, what is Kuker? Kuker is a divinity. The word Kuker comes[…]

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The Regional Historical Museum of Sliven

The Regional Historical Museum in Sliven is located in a very historical building, which this year will complete 125 years of life. The two first floors of the museum include permanent archeological exhibitions, while the third floor is designed for temporary exhibitions which change every three to six months. The[…]

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Art Galleries in Sliven

The main Art Gallery of Sliven is divided into 3 separated buildings. First, “Dimitar Dobrovich” art gallery, founded in 1905, permanently hosts a collection of graphics by Western European artists, mainly French, from 19th to 20th century. This collection is donated to the Municipality of Sliven by Prof. Bogomi Raynov[…]

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