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Plovdiv Ethnographic Museum is hosting two beautiful events dedicated to Martenitsas

Plovdiv Ethnographic Museum is hosting two beautiful events dedicated to Martenitsas

2/20/2006 5:04:41 PM

On the occasion of forthcoming feast of March 1st (Martenitsa Day), the Plovdiv Ethnographic Museum is hosting two beautiful events connected to it:

Tomorrow, Feb,21st, a Martenitsa Workshop opens there ? the master Magdalena Barekova is going to demonstrate live to the audience her unique talent of producing the beautiful martenitsas. All martenitsas are for sale.

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On the same occasion, another exhibition is going to open in the museum ? the ?Paris Martenitsas? exhibition of martenitsas collected by Bulgarian living in Paris. Mariana de Monti has carefully collected all the martenitsas sent by friends and relatives from Bulgaria ? the oldest ones date from 1950s. The exhibition will open March 1st.

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