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City and markets

We present opportunities for the development of alternative cultural tourism related to urban markets. In our new project we will talk about the markets in Plovdiv and for the first time we will focus on their cultural heritage and how they can be part of cultural tourism in the city. The markets are an embodiment of the local culture of the people and the city. In their own way, they are living museums that represent the cultural heritage and characteristics of the local communities. They are not only a place for trade and the exchange of goods, but [...]

City and markets2021-01-29T14:29:25+02:00

Sensory laboratory “Sense of city”

Sensory laboratory "Sense of city" was part of the Weekend program of Week of Inspiration `2018on November 25, 2018 at the Plovdiv Cultural Institute We have intensified our attention to the senses and the city to better understand ourselves and the environment in which we live!Within two hours we changed our ideas about the world around us. We went through various sensory tasks and became researchers of our personal experiences in the city. How do we remember the city, how does it smell to us, how does it sound and make noise, how do we orient ourselves and move in [...]

Sensory laboratory “Sense of city”2020-11-17T21:04:22+02:00

Feel the City 2 in Plovdiv

The events under the project "Sensory presentation of urban cultural heritage" ended successfully. On October 20, 2018 with an interactive tour "Feel the city 2" we presented part of the urban cultural heritage of Plovdiv in an interactive way through sensory tasks. Its perimeter was from Tsar Simeon's Garden to St. Stambolov Square. The tour was passed with closed eyes with a pre-prepared guide. People with visual impairments also passed through it. The participants got acquainted with places important for the city culture, memory and heritage, as well as with monuments and sculptors of prominent Plovdiv masters such as George [...]

Feel the City 2 in Plovdiv2021-12-01T16:24:34+02:00

Sensory representation of urban cultural heritage

Sensory representation of urban cultural heritage is a project in which part of the urban cultural heritage of Plovdiv is studied and presented through sensory ethnography. The project includes research, a round table and a new interactive route on the perimeter from Stefan Stambolov Square to Tsar Simeon's Garden. It is implemented from August to October 2018, and its methodology is based on sensory ethnography. Round tabe In October 2018, a public discussion will be held - a round table - on the problems of access for people with visual impairments, which will provide possible solutions for its [...]

Sensory representation of urban cultural heritage2020-11-26T21:14:04+02:00

Interactive tour “Feel the city 2”

Interactive tour "Feel the city 2" at 20 october is with tow staring hours 13:30 and 16:00 The route includes interactive sensory tasks and will be passed in pairs by guide and guided. The new perimeter from Tsar Simeon's Garden to St. Stambolov Square can be crossed by anyone who wishes and registers here: https://goo.gl/forms/18hrWvYlcv6n4Rji1 The seats are limited. Be sure to sign up. The route aims to present part of the urban cultural heritage of Plovdiv in an interactive way by including sensory tasks in the perimeter from Tsar Simeon's Garden to St. Stambolov Square. It is [...]

Interactive tour “Feel the city 2”2020-11-24T09:30:51+02:00