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The National Ethnographic Museum presents a new exhibition “From the edges of embroidery”

The exhibition can be visited until the end of July 2021 The National Ethnographic Museum presents its new exhibition "From the edges of embroidery", located in three halls on the first floor of the Prince's Palace. The exhibition tells the story of embroidery as a function, motifs and messages, as well as the changes that took place in the first years after the Liberation, when the embroidered parts began to be seen as Bulgarian heritage and were made into tablecloths and cushions. The main highlight of the exhibition is a map of Bulgaria in embroidery donated by Prof. Ivan Gavrilov, Head of the Breast Surgery Clinic - Oncology Hospital. Designed by his mother Velichka Kamenova and measuring 195/165 cm from a total of 144 embroideries, [...]

2021-05-13T10:51:16+00:00Wednesday, 12 May 2021|Categories: Cultural-historical Heritage and National Identity|

Scientists of BAS are taking part in Sofia Science Festival 2021

XI Sofia Science Festival will be held on 15 and 16 May 2021 in Sofia Tech Park and on 17 and 18 May 2021 digitally for students. Scientists from the institutes of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences join the initiative with presentations of interesting topics, demonstrations, scientific workshops and exhibitions. This way you will experience the world of astronomy, robotics, genetics, paleobotany, green technologies and many more. The Sofia Science Festival 2021 is organised by the British Council under the patronage of the Ministry of Education and Science, in partnership with Sofia Municipality. The Festival is part of the Sofia Municipality's Calendar of Cultural Events. Programme with the participation of scientists from BAS: 15th of May 2021 (Saturday) 12:30Laboratory hall in partnership with Aurubis 40 [...]

2021-05-13T10:48:46+00:00Tuesday, 11 May 2021|Categories: General Academic News|

The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences was awarded by the Minister of the Foreign Affairs of Japan

On 27 April 2021, in the residence of the Japanese Ambassador a ceremony was held for awarding the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences with honors by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan for 2020. The award was presented to the President of BAS Prof. Revalski, Full Member of the Academy, by H.E. Narahira Hiroshi, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the Republic of Bulgaria. […]

2021-05-10T10:31:45+00:00Wednesday, 28 April 2021|Categories: General Academic News|

140 years since the birth of Acad. Metodi Popov

A close friendship connects our great scientist with Albert Einstein April 29 marks the 140th anniversary of the birth of Acad. Metodi Popov. The great Bulgarian biologist was born in 1881 in Shumen, and his brother was the mathematician Acad. Kiril Popov. Both are individuals with broad interests in science and the arts. They were involved in classical music since childhood, playing the cello and the violin. Acad. Metodi Popov graduated in biology at Sofia University, and later specialized in biology, comparative anatomy and parasitology in Munich with the world-famous scientist Richard Hertwig. He held a PhD from the University of Munich and worked as an assistant professor of zoology and comparative anatomy. He continued his specialization in microbiology at the Robert Koch Institute in [...]

2021-05-10T10:26:46+00:00Wednesday, 28 April 2021|Categories: Biodiversity, Bioresources and Ecology|

200 years since the birth of Georgi Stoykov Rakovski

  The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences celebrates the 200th anniversary of the birth of the great revolutionary Georgi Stoykov Rakovski with a poster exhibition which is arranged in the central foyer of BAS. The exposition traces the diverse performances of the great revolutionary, diplomat, publicist, poet, scientist through books and periodicals by and about Rakovski which are stored in the rich funds of the Central Library of BAS. Old printed editions from the Revival collection (original first editions of Rakovski's own books), books from the personal libraries of Felix Kanitz (with autograph by Rakovski himself), Nikola Nachov and others were used. In the year dedicated to the life and work of the great Bulgarian, on Rakovski's Day – 14 April, when Bulgaria celebrates 200 years [...]

BAS and BNA are expanding their cooperation

An agreement for joint activity aimed at popularizing scientific research was signed today by the President of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Prof. Julian Revalski, Full Member of BAS, and the Director-General of the Bulgarian News Agency Kiril Valchev. The President of BAS thanked for the opportunity to expand the information cooperation with BNA. This new initiative will enable the achievements of Bulgarian scientists to reach people outside the country, said at the ceremony in the press club of the Agency Prof. Revalski. Bulgaria must talk about the achievements of its science, said BNA Director-General Kiril Valchev and added that the agreement was signed on the world Aviation and Cosmonautics Day, and Bulgaria was the sixth country to send a man into space. The President [...]

2021-04-15T10:01:28+00:00Monday, 12 April 2021|Categories: General Academic News|Tags: |
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