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The Secret Room tells young people about life during and after socialism

Photo: Facebook / @toplocentralata

The exhibition "Secret Room" can be viewed in the capital's "Toplocentrala" art space until May 25. The project brings together in a modern way documents, videos and archives collected in the International Project "The Price of Freedom and Democracy".

The Secret Room is the final part of a project involving Eastern European countries and Germany. The aim is to acquaint young people born after 1989 with the socialist regime and life before 1989. This generation did not live during the regime, but they have many questions about our recent past, explains artist Albena Baeva, producer of the exhibition, in an interview with BNR-Radio Sofia.

The topics of democracy and the traumas of the Transition Period with a focus on young people from Bulgaria, Germany, Poland, Romania, Lithuania and the Czech Republic are also presented.

Compiled by Gergana Mancheva

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