Bulgaria will present two new exhibitions in the Louvre in 2018 and 2019. The agreement for the presentment of the national cultural valuables was signed between Boil Banov, Minister of Culture of Bulgaria, and Jean-Luc Martinez, President-Director of the Musée du Louvre.
New Bulgarian Expositions
The expositions will be a part of the cultural programme during the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU. The visitors will be able to see the first exhibition in the second half of 2018. It’s accent will be the cultural valuables from the period of the First Bulgarian Kingdom. The second one will be held in 2019 and will present the Bulgarian history from XVI-XVII Century.
Jean-Luc Martinez, President-Director of the Musée du Louvre shared his satisfaction that Bulgarian artefacts can be shown in the Louvre. Due to him, everything is happening thanks to Alexandre Baralis who keeps the exchange’s flame.
“For us, the Frenchmen, it is a real chance that we can tend to the presentation of Bulgaria in front of the world”, said the President-Director of the Musée du Louvre.