Feast days of Saints Constantine and Helena in the village of Bulgari and the Nestinarstvo fire-dancing rite
02/06/2015
ICH and the diversity of cultural expressions: synergies and coordination between UNESCO 2003 and 2005 Conventions
04/06/2015

CHIPROVTSI CARPETS EXHIBITION

Izlojba-chiprovski-kilimi

 

Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Studies with Ethnographic Museum at BAS, together with the Historical Museum – Chiprovtsi, State Agency “Archives” and Chiprovtsi Municipality organized the exhibition “Chiprovtsi carpets. Tradition and Modernity“. The opening took place on 26 February 2015 at 17.00 in the Ethnographic Museum, in the former Royal Palace in Sofia, Bulgaria. The exhibition could be seen until October 5th, where about 50 beautiful carpets are in the spotlight.
Since November 26th 2014, at the ninth session of UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, the tradition of carpet-making in Chiprovtsi was inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

More information here.
The tradition of carpet-making in Chiprovtsi