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The Exhibition Opens “Old Balkan Photographies”

The President of the State agency "Archives" from the Republic of Bulgaria, Assoc. Dr. Mihail Gruev, pointed out that this initiative has strengthened cooperation between the State Archives and the State Agency "Archives" and it is planned to join other countries in the region. He stressed that the exhibition will be presented in several cities in both countries, starting with Sofia, on July the 1st. Dr. Jasmina Damjanovska, one of the coordinators of the working group for the preparation of the exhibition, said that the "Old Balkan Photographies" project allows people to see the marks of their lives in both countries as they wanted to be noticed. The exhibition covers the period from the late 19th century to the early 1930s.

The President of the State Agency "Archives" from the Republic of Bulgaria, Assoc. Dr. Mihail Gruev, pointed out that this initiative has strengthened the cooperation between the State Archives and the State Agency "Archives" and it is planned to join other countries in the region. He stressed out that the exhibition will be presented in several cities in both countries, starting with Sofia, on July the 1st. Dr. Jasmina Damjanovska as one of the coordinators of the working group for preparation of the exhibition said that the project "Old Balkan Photographies" allows people to see the marks of their lives in both countries as they wanted to be noticed. The exhibition covers the period from the late 19th century to the early 1930s.

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The exhibition consists of 25 panels with 216 photographs from the funds of the State Archives and the State Agency "Archives" covering topics about architecture, old crafts, rural economy, everyday events, folk costumes, modern city costumes, public gatherings, education, and like. The exhibition will be open till June 24th.

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