Impressions of Shipka’s Art Gallery, Part 1

By Lena Rosenberger, Filed under: Sights   None

  Take a look at the unique art collection of the Art Gallery “Hristo Pesev” in Shipka’s Community Center. To make our collection of paintings and sculptures accessible for the public at large, we decided to present a selection of art pieces from our Gallery in a periodical manner. By doing that we want to  … Read more

New outdoor space of the Chirpanlieva house

By Lena Rosenberger, Filed under: Sights   None

  In June we started to work on the outdoor space of the Chirpanlieva house. The new EVS volunteers just arrived and were motivated to create a new space for a small café and an outdoor exhibition of agricultural equipment. Moreover, the place will be used for handcraft workshops and other cultural events to give  … Read more

Eco’Trail Sign 1

By Antonin Chatelain, Filed under: Sights   None

Eco’Trail of Shipka « In the footsteps of Felix Maria Vogeli » Why an Eco’Trail in the name of Félix Vogeli ? At the end of the XIXth and the beginning of the XXth century, the southern slopes of the Balkan Mountains were completely bared. Shipka and settlements of the Kazanluk Valley were hit by many colossal  … Read more

Eco Trail sign 2

By Antonin Chatelain, Filed under: Sights   None

Sign 2 Eco’Trail of Shipka « In the footsteps of Felix Maria Vogeli »   The erosion and floods at the end of the XIXth century and the begining of the XXth:   The massive deforestation phenomenon in Bulgaria begun under the Ottoman Empire. It resulted as a consequence of the human activities over the years, such  … Read more

Agenda Permaculture Experience

By Tatyana Kossekova, Filed under: Sights   Comments Off on Agenda Permaculture Experience

25th of August, Friday 18:00 Arrival 19:00 Dinner 21:00 Teodosi Spasov Kvintet, park Tulbeto Kazanlak 26th of August, Saturday 09:30-10:30 breakfast 10:30 – 16:30 Educational trail walk with forest lecture about erosion, soil formation and the historical re-forestration of the Southern Slopes of the Balkan Mountains. Lunch will be picnic in the forest At the end – visit of the  … Read more

CELEBRATIONS IN THE VALLEY OF THRACIAN KINGS 2017

By Tatyana Kossekova, Filed under: events, Sights   Comments Off on CELEBRATIONS IN THE VALLEY OF THRACIAN KINGS 2017

 Organized by Municipality of Kazanlak           3 August /Thursday/   17.00 Municipal library “Iskra” “Bulgarian Architectural Modernism” – exhibition        17 August /Thursday/   18.00 Seutopolis square “Archeological studies in the Kazanlak valley” – an open-air exhibition            18 August /Friday/   18.00 Gallery,  4 Iskra str 110 years from the birth  … Read more

Hike to Bouzli or how to get successfully lost

By Eva Knez, Filed under: Sights   None

When I tell to people I live in Shipka they all are astonished, asking me what on Earth  I’m doing here. Maybe Shipka is not top 1st destination for tourists in Bulgaria, but here are many monuments and interesting things to see and it is becoming more and more popular to visit. One of the  … Read more

First walk through Shipka’s ecotrail

By Sintija Place, Filed under: events, Sights   None

Shipkas eco-trail unfortunately doesn’t start as it should. It begins with rocky road which was started to build due to cutting activities and their benefits. Thanks to Shipkas nature activists, the road building in in this place is banned now. Also everywhere are fallen peaces of wood. It is not only because of this road,  … Read more

Photos of eco-trail

By Sintija Place, Filed under: Sights   None

“I like this place and could willingly waste my time in it.” William Shakespeare “There is no better designer than nature.” Alexander McQueen “Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” “Look! Look! Look deep into nature and you will understand everything.” Albert Einstein “No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have  … Read more