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Dobrich, Bulgaria - Easter Eggs

Dobrich, Bulgaria - Easter Eggs

4/24/2003 12:00:00 AM

Dobrich, Bulgaria - Easter Eggs

April 24, 2003:

Dobrich, Northeastern Bulgaria, April 24
Children coloured 8 one-metre-long eggs in Dobrich on Thursday of Easter Week. This Easter Egg Event was organized by the local Art Gallery.
Photo: Grigor Marinov/Pressphoto BTA

 Art Gallery - Dobrich is a city museum of fine arts, located in the administrative center of the North - Eastern region with the same name - Dobrich and specializing all kinds of museum activities. It is a cultural institute, participating in the accomplishment and implementation of the regional policy, regarding preservation, study and popularization of fine arts. The Gallery works for the benefit of the local community. It encourages and popularizes the local creative groups. It works for various public groups. The Gallery is "open" for new contacts with national and foreign cultural institutions and implementation of various

 


 
 Evelina Handzhieva
director
 tel: 00359 58 282 15
mobile: 00359 88 777 651
e-mail: evelinaart@abv.bg
 
 
 Penka Dimitrova
curator
 tel: 00359 58 290 91
e-mail: dambulova@yahoo.com
 
 
 Nedko Nedkov
curator
 tel: 00359 58 290 91
e-mail: nedkon@hotmail.com
 

 

 

 
  

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