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Rousse District is located in North-Central Bulgaria. The District consists of 8 municipalities. The regional center is City of Rousse.
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Culture: Plovdiv Cathedral St.Louis
City of Plovdiv >> Thursday, 2010-05-27 10:30
Cathedral St. Louis in Plovdiv is one of the main and biggest Catholic churches in Bulgaria . It was built after the design of the Roman architect Alfonso. Its construction started in 1858 by the then Bishop Andrea Canova. The cathedral was finally completed and sanctified in 1861. The cathedral was named after the King of France - Louis IX, proclaimed a saint because of his outstanding virtuous and religious life. In the same year the first in Bulgaria organ was installed in the church, later replac...
Culture: Sexaginta Prista fortress in Ruse
City of Rousse >> Wednesday, 2009-11-18 11:18
Sexaginta Prista means the port of sixty ships, and is a Roman fortress built on the territory of the nowadays town of Ruse . The Roman castle arose above the ruins of an ancient Thracian settlement. The Thracian pitcher found by the excavations and dated to 2nd-1st century BC evidences for the existence of the Thracain village here. The first significant research of Sexaginta Prista was made by the Shkorpil brothers. The archeologists found a lot of remains of household pottery, transport means and othe...
Culture: Assumption of Holy Mary in town of Byala (Varna district)
Town of Byala >> Wednesday, 2009-09-09 17:00
The Assumption of Holy Mary is one of the churches in the town of Byala (southern part of the Varna district ). The temple is dated back to 1876. The legend says that on the Christian Celebrations for the Virgin Mary’s Day, when the church was to be sanctified, the Ottomans sent army by sea. It should destroy the temple and avoid it being sanctified. All of a sudden a snowstorm burst out, and the people considered it as a sign so that the Ottomans did not dare to land. They left back and this encourage...
Culture: Archaeologists discover an unique ancient grave near town Cherven
Village of Cherven >> Thursday, 2009-08-20 09:20
During excavation works in the mediaeval town of Cherven near Ruse , archeologists discovered an unique grave. Because of grave`s small size archeologists believed that it contained the body of an infant. After further research, they found out that a man aged 30 to 35 years was buried there. The skeleton of the person is preserved well. His height was 90 cm. Archaeologists believe that the grave belonged to a small person. The funeral ceremony itself took part outside the Cherven graveyard. Archaeol...
Culture: The ancient town’s gate of Ruse will be renovated
City of Rousse >> Monday, 2009-08-10 09:25
The ancient town’s gate of Ruse named Kyuntou Capou will be renovated and conserved, Darik Radio reported. The gate was built in the 18th century and has been named a monument of culture. Renovation works involve the dismantlement of the stone works and the removal of a concrete block from the ceiling. The project is worth 46 000 leva provided by Ruse municipality.
Culture: The Borovo Silver Treasure
Town of Borovo >> Thursday, 2009-05-28 07:10
The Borovo Silver Treasure was discovered by change in late December 1974 by a tractor-driver, who was working on the Belene hill, near Borovo . The treasure is dated to IV century BC. A total of five luxurious drinking vessels, made of gold-gilted silver, were found: - three rhytons, ending in the protomes of a horse, a bull and a sphinx; - one two-handled bowl in the center of which a deer attacked by a griffin is depicted in relief; - and one richly ornamented silver jugglet, with two bands in relie...
Culture: Rock-hewn churches near Ivanovo
Village of Ivanovo >> Wednesday, 2009-03-18 01:00
Some 23 kilometers southwest of Ruse there is an unique archeological reserve - the Rock-hewn churches of Ivanovo . Located at a height of 6 to 8 metres, the compound was founded in the 12th century and was inhabited by monks till the 17th century. Chronicles and the preserved church murals show that the community of hermits also created a blossoming literary center during the 13th - 14th century. The illustrations are colorful and realistic and represent popular scenes from the New Testament showing t...
Culture: March Days of Music festival opened today in Ruse
City of Rousse >> Saturday, 2009-03-14 15:40
The prestigious "March Days of Music" festival opens in Ruse and will run until March 29. The Rousse Philharmonic and "Danube Sounds" choir will open the event. Performers from Japan, China, Austria, the UK, Russia, France and Italy will offer new interpretations of classical music. Performers include also the Sofia Philharmonic with Japanese violin solo Yasushi Idewe and the Chamber Orchestra of Dobrich with violin guest solo Chuanuyn from China. Classical music fans will delight in the performan...
Culture: Origin of found Templar cemetery near village of Nisovo will soon be revealed
Village of Nisovo >> Monday, 2008-10-27 08:00
The origin of the so-called Templar cemetery near the village of Nisovo in the region of Rousse town is about to be identified, archeologist Nikolay Ovcharov said while presenting the results of his work this year. The finds from about thirty excavated tombs in the area date back to 15th-18th centuries. What makes these tombs particularly interesting is the fact that, in addition to the big Templar crosses, in them the archeologists also found objects suggesting the profession of the deceased - a clergy...
Culture: Bulgarian copy of the Virgin Mary discovered in necropolis by the village of Nissovo
Village of Nisovo >> Tuesday, 2008-10-14 01:14
Archaeologists have discovered the Bulgarian copy of the Virgin Mary at the excavations of the unique necropolis discovered by the village of Nissovo near Ruse on the Danube river. The expedition is led by the archaeologist Templar, Prof. Nikolay Ovcharov. The sensational finding is the medieval burial of a mother and a child. The bodies were laid to resemble those of the Virgin Mary and Infant as usually depicted on icons. Archaeologists and historians say this has been the first such discovery in Bu... 
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