Topic ID #38372 - posted 5/21/2017 4:11 AM

UNESCO World Heritage Volunteers initiative Bulgaria


Dear friends,

In 2017 in Bulgaria it will be held World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) initiative - Frontiers of the Roman Empire - The Danube Limes in Bulgaria. We would like to welcome students and volunteers to join us and take part of 10th anniversary of WHV campaign "Heritage in our hands".

The project incorporates lectures on cultural heritage preservation, museum work and field practice.

Skills learnt by the volunteers:

·      Identification and recognizing of the archaeological and architectural structures.

·      Identification of construction methods and techniques used in antiquity.

·      Basic knowledge on the archaeological methods.

·      Basic knowledge on field conservation of ancient buildings and structures.

·      Documenting vertical and horizontal structures at the field.

·      Using the drawn record: Single-context plan; Section drawing; Site recording grid; Composite plan; Multiple-feature plan.

·      Using photographical records.

·      Analyzing and solving problems concerning the heritage preservation.

·      Presentation of the cultural heritage to the public.

·      Public relation and museums branding.

·      Building of exposition plan. 

·      Arranging exposition hall.


Dates: August 12 - August 26, 2017

Places available: 15 

Dateline: Till the places are filled 

Language: English 

Participation fee: € 280 

Certificate: Issued by Bulgarian Archaeological Association as part of UNESCO WHV initiative 


Download brochure:

Frontiers of the Roman Empire - The Danube Limes in Bulgaria web site:

World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) 2017 campaign web site:

Contact Email:


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