Bulgaria at the Louvre - Culture

Bulgaria at the Louvre - Culture 

So far, Bulgaria has done two thematic exhibitions in the Louvre - the Thracian and medieval Bulgarian art in 1973 and in 1980. However, they were palaces Grand Palais and Petit Palais, belonging to the legendary museum but outside its central complex of buildings . Ring of Tsar Kaloyan, Panagyurishte gold treasure ceramic icon of St. Theodore Stratilat part of Bulgarian treasures presented our country the exhibition at the Louvre in 2012. Now this will be the first Bulgarian representation in the central building of the Louvre. Will surely be shown Panagyurishte gold treasure of Preslav golden treasure, which contains jewels of an unknown queen or princess of the tenth century, Nikopol treasure of gold and silver, which is owned by the boyars of XIV century. In Paris will be displayed and ancient icons as the oldest ceramic of St. Theodore Stratilat X c., Found in Veliki Preslav. And the Nessebar Virgin Mary from the XIV century, which was donated by the uncle of Tsar Ivan Alexander monastery in the seaside town. Another interesting exhibit that surely will travel to legendary museum in Paris, will be the oldest church bell in the world. It is made of bronze, is dated to 1211-1216, she was donated by Despot Alexius Slav of the Metropolitan Church in Melnik and stood in the belfry. At the moment it is exposed in the National History Museum with the third age bell, which is mandatory in 1270 Among the exhibits of the Louvre will be Varna prehistoric gold treasure is the oldest processed gold in the world - from the 5th millennium before Christ.



In the Louvre in the spring of 2014 shows an unusual exhibition of Thracian gold in our Hall of the seven fireplaces. Meanwhile in another famous hall of the Louvre, called the Auditorium, the most famous Bulgarian scientists present their presentations for Bulgarian historical and cultural heritage.

This, in 2015 Bulgaria to show in the Royal halls of the Louvre's most valuable exhibits of Byzantine art, and in 2016 - original examples of Islamic manuscripts from the collection of the National Library in Sofia.

Open 8 noemvvri in 1793, the Louvre is now more than 220 years!


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