"Signs from Vesmo. Bulgarian needlework for and through the generations" See all projects The project presents the Bulgarian weaving tradition, its preservation, vitality and transmission between generations. Purpose of the project is to create new opportunities for the preservation, perception, understanding and popularization of tangible and intangible cultural heritage. To contribute to a better understanding of the living cultural heritage, its preservation and transmission between generations, in combination with its modern understanding and perception by the local communities and the bearers of the tradition. At the same time, to present cultural values in an innovative and accessible way, to improve the significance of cultural values and their role in modern life and in the construction of local and national identity; the popularization of the ethnographic cultural heritage in a wide circle among the society and at different levels among the Bulgarian and foreign public.Project manager: Dimitar VassilevFunded from the National Fund "Culture" under the program "Cultural Heritage".Duration: June 2019 - June 2020Results and Products: – Temporary thematic exhibition "Folk vezbeno art", presenting the development of the Bulgarian vezbeno tradition in the first half of the XNUMXth century. The concept of the exhibition provides for it to be mobile, so that it can be exhibited in different places in the country; - Colorful illustrated album in Bulgarian and English "Transformed weaving from the NIM collections", presenting unique specimens from the NIM collection; Six thematic practical educational workshops with the participation of local communities and living bearers of the tradition from different regions of the country; Six public scientific -popular lectures related to the topics of applied-practical educational workshops and intangible cultural heritage, with the participation of scientists and specialists; – Thematic VR scene and 2D video, which present ornaments from Bulgarian needlework, linked thematically and complementing the temporary exhibition interactively.