Current News

Current News

Bulgaria at Expo 2005 - EXHIBITION OF GLOBAL HARMONY

Bulgaria at Expo 2005 - EXHIBITION OF GLOBAL HARMONY

5/10/2003 12:00:00 AM

With Ordinance No.698 of October 30, 2002, the Council of Ministers of Republic Bulgaria assigned to the International Fair-Plovdiv the task of the overall organisation of the presentation of Bulgaria at the International Exposition EXPO 2005 AICHI in Japan.Plovdiv 

Fair has sustaintial experience in organising such events, having put together the Bulgarian expositions in Lisbon and Hanover. The overriding philosophy of the exposition is the precept that the wisdom of nature should be sought in inter-cultural relations. The basic theme is The Wisdom of Nature. EXPO 2005 will generate new ideas concerning culture and civilisation bearing in mind both the wisdom of nature (the wonderful mechanism of nature and the life force) and the model of society in the 21st century having in mind the lessons taught by the experience of manking to this day. This is to be achieved through exchange of knowledge among people internationally.
EXPO 2005 AICHI will be held from March 25 trough September 25, 2005 (for a total of 185 days). The venue is the AICHI Region: Seto, Nagakute, Toyota. The total area is estimated to amount to 173 hectares. The visitors are expected to amount to 15 million.
The subject of the Bulgarian participation at EXPO 2005 AICHI is: "Bulgaria -Wisdom and Nature's Bounty for the health and Complete Life of People and Their Tolerant Co-habitation. It refers to the title: The Art of Living.
Our country, thanks to its crossroads geographical location, to its thousand-year-old history and culture, as well as the numerous external factors it has had to adopt to, is uniquely connected to nature and generously helps itself to its vital forces. The environment , which we inhabit, has been the traditional knowledge of its bounty, all the more enriched by the achievements of modern science and education.
The interpenetrating of the different culture results in an awareness of global community overcoming national borders while simultaneously confirming the unique value of the individuals, the groups, and nations. The representation of the topic will also show how politic authorities envisage an adequate understanding of relations at the out start of the third millennium and the need for its strengthening. The Bulgarian exhibition will show the interrelations among the selected highlights and the prospects of maintaining tolerant co-habitation and the natural balance in the future. The reasons determining both the cultural and ecological balance in the region will be determined.
A temple of tolerance will integrate the four directions of the world and the 4 religions in Bulgaria, united under the same dome. The temple, symbolising our common home, the place housing in tolerance people from different races, with different beliefs and religions: East Orthodox, Catholics, Muslims, and Jews.

We will be able to step 17 centuries back into the past in Plovdiv
It is a world-famous fact that Plovdiv is among the oldest cities in Europe ? a contemporary of Troy. In 324 B.C., Philip II of Macedonia invades the Thracian city of Eumolpia, borders it with solid c...
A magic youth drink discovered by Plovdiv scientists
A team led by Prof. Maria Baltadjieva created the new bio-stimulator. It is of dairy origin, and is based on pre-biotic bacteria mixed with some biologically active protector that preserves the micro-...
Reconstruction of old fountains and construction of new ones in Plovdiv
Plovdiv hopes for some cooler places for the summer, thanks to the efforts of the Sofia-based company ?Holis?, owned by Arch. Snezhana Veleva, and, of course, of the Municipality that is funding th...
Vassil Levski - Bulgarian National Hero
It is 166 years since the birth of Levski\r\nVassil Ivanov Kunchev - Levski18.07.1837 - 19.02.1873Vassil Levski, whom the present-day Bulgarians consider their greatest national...
Dobromir Rahnev, Plovdiv, BULGARIA ? First prize in the 44th International Mathematical Olympiad'2003
International Mathematical Olympiad?2003, Japan, TokyoFirst prize: Dobromir Rahnev, Plovdiv, BULGARIAHe is finishing the Mathematical School Secondary of Plovdiv this year and it is the cus...
The Bulgarian mountaineer Mr.Nikolay Petkov
The narrow edge between the reasonable and unreasonable risk must not be crossed over. We have to be wise and brave towards Mount Everest, says Nikolay Petkov\r\nNikolay Petkov was born in 1...
International painting plain-air in Plovdiv (6 - 10 July'03)
The followin  acftititie was carried out in Plovdiv this week - International painting plain-air.It are organasing annually in Old Town by Municipality Plovdiv-Department "Culture&quo...
STARINNA GALLERY, OLD TOWN-PLOVDIV, BULGARIA
"STARINNA" GALLERY2, January Str.Old Town - PlovdivBULGARIAThe Trust of Arts & Crafts Masters.Starinna galery offers products rom the masters of arts and crafts. Here you wi...
Foreign Tourists Spent US$ 224 M in Bulgaria
In the first four months of 2003 the revenues from international tourism in Bulgaria amount to US$ 224 m...
PYGMALION PRESS, Plovdiv
PYGMALION PRESS, Plovdiv
7/7/2003 12:00:00 AM
We would like to present you PYGMALION press, Plovdiv and its second revised edition ?Plovdiv into The New Millennium? .Pygmalion Press was established in October 1992 in Plovdiv.One of&nbs...