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„The Wild World of Eastern Rhodopes” in Varna and Sliven

From 24 October to 25 November 2013, the exhibition of NTG "The Wild World of Eastern Rhodopes" visits Varna (at the Black Sea coast) and Sliven (Central Bulgaria).

The official opening in Varna was part of the Holland Day. The Ambassador of the Netherlands Tom van Oorschot and the Mayor of Varna Ivan Portnih delivered speeches.  Arno Brok, the mayor Dordrecht, a twin city of Varna was among the Dutch guests. Iva Tontcheva from the NTG team presented the exhibition and the project. City residents and visitors can see 13 NTG photographs in a joint with the Dutch Embassy exhibition that also presents the modern Netherlands in the lobby of the Varna Municipality (43, Osmi primorski polk Blvrd).  One of the highlights is the picture of wild horses Tarpans which were resettled again in the Eastern Rhodopes in 2011 by New Thracian Gold project.

13 other photos from "The Wild World of Eastern Rhodopes" will be displayed in the House of Water (Municipal Environmental Center) in Sliven. The official opening was also today, October 24.
"The Wild World of Eastern Rhodopes" presents breathtaking landscapes, magnificent mammals , rare birds and reptiles, flowers and mysterious insects from this beautiful and little known Bulgarian region. Biodiversity of Eastern Rhodopes is one of the richest and most preserved in Europe: includes 1962 plant and 4329 animal species.

The exhibition is organized by the New Thracian Gold – Bulgaria Foundation in cooperation with Crossbill Guides Foundation and Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation with the media partnership of

So far, "The Wild World of Eastern Rhodopes" was presented with a great success in Sofia, Burgas, Kardzhali, Blagoevgrad, in the Visitor Information Center and the National Park "Rila"and in the Nature Park "Belasitsa".

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