Heritage Forum: Management & Storytelling

The Forum presents challenges to the preservation of immovable cultural heritage in Bulgaria, while looking for good practices and possible practical applications.


30 November 1, 2023 (Thursday) - Management

  • Session 1: The State System for Cultural Heritage Preservation
  • Session 2: Management Models for Cultural Heritage Sites

December 1, 2023 (Friday) – Interpretation

  • Session 3: Storytelling: Engaging the Public in Creating and Presenting a Multi-Perspective Narrative
  • Case Study Workshop: How to Tell the Story of Buzludzha?

The event is organized by the Buzludzha Project Foundation and is held with the support of the French Institute in Bulgaria, the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Sofia and the British Embassy Sofia. The forum is implemented with the financial support of the National Fund "Culture" under the program "One-year grant" - 2022.  Media partner of the event is "България на длан".


The forum will be held at the French Institute in Bulgaria at Slaveykov Square 3, Sofia


Entry is free, but pre-registration is required. Due to the limited number of seats in the hall, please arrive on time for your requested panel (by 9:20 a.m. for Panel 1 and 3, by 2:20 p.m. for Panel 2 and the workshop. After this time, your seat may be assigned to another person. 


Without prior registration, you can watch the event live on November 30 and December 1. Note that the streaming will be in the original language without translation. This means that you will hear the Bulgarian speakers in Bulgarian, and the foreign ones in English. 



The next Heritage Forum will be held on 3 and 4 December 2024.