The Aesthetic Legacy of Nations
The exhibition “The aesthetic legacy of Nations”, which includes traditional costumes, jewellery and eggs from the private collection of Dr Vanya Velkova, will be open on April 11, 2023, at 6 p.m. at the Regional ethnographic museum – Plovdiv. Her bilingual book/catalogue “The Egg”, written in German and Bulgarian, will also be presented at the opening.
This unique exhibition features traditional clothing, jewellery and eggs from more than 20 countries on the 4 continents. Some of those countries are Bulgaria, Germany, Colombia, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Senegal, Uganda, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, South Sudan, Ghana, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Singapore, Oman, India…All those garments from Dr Velkova`s private collection will be presented in Bulgaria for the first time.
The luxurious colourful edition of “The Egg” will introduce the audience to the “egg” as a phenomenon, as well as the diversity in the author`s collection of eggs from 60 countries on 6 continents.