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See the Wild World of the Eastern Rhodopes in Plovdiv

Guests and inhabitants of Plovdiv, the second biggest city in Bulgaria have the unique opportunity till the end of February to see the acclaimed NTG exhibition “The Wild World of the Eastern Rhodopes. It is placed in the building of the Municipal Council of Plovdiv (20, A. Veleshki str). Free admission. From 9 to 18 hrs. every day.

The exhibition presents 26 photos of 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. One of the highlights is the picture of wild horses Tarpans which were successfully resettled again in the Eastern Rhodopes in 2011 by New Thracian Gold project. This tarpan photo enjoys lots of interest in Plovdiv where the exhibition was officially opened on 22 January.

The wild world of the Eastern Rhodopes” is organized in cooperation with Crossbill Guides Foundation and Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation, BSPB, Plovdiv Municipality and the Union of Plovdiv Artists.

In 2013, "The Wild World of the Eastern Rhodopes" was presented with great success in Sofia, Burgas, Varna, Kardzhali, Blagoevgrad, Sliven, in the Visitor Information Center of the National Park Rila and in the Nature Park Belasitsa. NTG team is still receiving requests the exhibition to visit other towns.

 

See publications (in Bulgarian) in Plovdiv media: EuroPlovdiv. АgroPlovdiv. Bulgarian National Radio, Plovdivski Novini, Maritsa daily, Darik Radio

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