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"Roman Frontier" debuted in the town of Nikopolis ad Istrum

2018-08-27 09:43:00 Views: 329 Comments: 0

ADRM "Danube" participated in the third edition of the International Antique Roman Festival "Nike - the Game and the Victory", which took place on August 25th and 26th on the territory of the Roman town of Nicopolis ad Istrum.

The Association's team presented the promotional materials: a catalog, a brochure, a 120-minute film, a website and a mobile application developed within the project "Development and promotion of an integrated cultural heritage tourism product: Route" Roman froentier within the cross-border region Romania-Bulgaria". The participants and the guests of the festival had the opportunity to receive the attractive materials for the tourist route. Both the Roman town of Nicopolis ad Istrum and the international festival are included in the route, which is part of the initiatives dedicated to 2018 as European Year of Cultural Heritage. 

The festival was organized for the first time in 2016. The program includes re-enactments of Roman rituals, ancient Roman fashion, slaves market, gladiato­rial games, demonstrations of Roman and barbarian armament as well as battles from the period of the Roman-Dacian and Roman-Gothic wars. The traditional crafts market includes: Roman cuisine, a display of jewellery and ornaments, coinage and pottery. Partici­pants are groups from Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria, re-enactors and craftsmen from all over Bulgaria, audience.

Organizers of the event are "Future for Nikyup", Municipality of Veliko Tarnovo, Regional Museum of History - Veliko Tarnovo, Town Hall of Nikyup. The two-day festival is part of the cultural calendars of the Municipality of Veliko Tarnovo and of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Bulgaria.

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