Presentation on theme: "Shumen BULGARIA. The Panorama of Shumen The Panorama of Shumen Shumen is a town of about hundred inhabitants, with rich history and traditions, a center."— Presentation transcript:
The Panorama of Shumen The Panorama of Shumen Shumen is a town of about hundred inhabitants, with rich history and traditions, a center of education and culture. Area – 17 700 decarePopulation - 88 966
The Monument to the Founders of the Bulgarian State The Monument to the Founders of the Bulgarian State was found in honour of 1300 years of the establishment of the Bulgarian State.
Khan Asparukh established the Bulgarian State
Khan Tervel- the best diplomat Khan Omurtag- the builder
Conversion to Christianity is presented with the figure of Knyaz Boris I
Shumen Fortress Rising three kilometers west of the city of Shumen is the Shumen Fortress which has existed for more than 3200 years.
Rich Culture and Traditions Shumen is a town where people from various nations and religions live in peace and harmony for centuries: Bulgarians, Turks, Gypsies, Jews, Armenians and Russians.
St. Three Saints Church
Holy Ascentation Church
The Armenian Church
Tombul Mosque Tombul Mosque is the most impressive mosque in Bulgaria and it is the second biggest mosque on the Balkan Peninsula.
The Historical Museum The Historical Museum in Shumen keeps a numismatic collection and artifacts made of precious metals.
The Regional Public Library
Community Centre “Dobri Voynikov” In “Dobri Voynikov” Community Centre the first comedy was performed and there was played the first opera, too.
On 22.05.1813 the first public celebration of the Saint Brothers Cyril and Methodius took place in Shumen.
Dobri Voynikov (1850-1876) Dobri Voynikov – teacher, musician, dramatist. He is the author of the first Bulgarian drama.
Vasil Drumev Vasil Drumev - writer, cleric, politician. He is the author of the first Bulgarian short novel. He took part in the first Bulgarian theatre performance. (1840 – 1901)
Drama Puppet Theatre “Vasil Drumev” The first theatre performance in Bulgaria was in Shumen on 15 th of August 1865
In 1850 the first Bulgarian symphony orchestra was established in Shumen
Pancho Vladigerov (1899-1978) Pancho Vladigerov was a world- famous composer.
University of Shumen This is the University of Shumen. Its specialties comprise the variety of higher education subjects, consisting of humanities, natural, pedagogical and technical sciences.
National Military University Faculty of "Artillery, Air Defense and Communications" Shumen
A view of the town
Shumensko Pivo Beer The region of Shumen has also other traditions to be proud of: one of the town symbols is the local brewery.
Wine trade in Shumen One of the oldest traditions dated from the Thracians times, is the vine growing. Wine trade has been one of the main trades of the local population for ages.
The Kabiyuk Horse-breeding Farm The “Kabiyuk” Horse- breeding Farm placed near the village of Konyovets is the oldest pedigree stud in Bulgaria.
LAVENA LAVENA is a private Bulgarian company with more than 45 years of experience in production and trade with essential oils, cosmetics and liquid herbal and syrup solutions.
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