A day in pictures

| updated on 5/17/19 3:56 PM

The Crypt of St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral opened an exhibition entitled “From Lazarus’ rising to the Holy Spirit”. The exposition presents for the first time around 60 items of religious art from the period 16-19 centuries keps in the funds of the Museum for Christian Art with the National Art Gallery, and the National Archeological Institute with the Ban Academy of Sciences, as well as from the funds of the National Church History and Archeology Museum with the Holy Synod and Svetlin Russev Private Collection. The collection will be on display until September 15.  Photo: BTA

Retro-rally Maritsa was given a start today in the city of Plovduv. In this year’s edition of the event there are 42 cars taking part. The final of the race is to take place on May 19 in Alexandroupolis. Photo: BTA

The National History Museum presented today the exhibition “Old Gold – magic and symbolism”. The exhibits are from the private collection of Antonio Vassilev.  Photo: BGNES

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