Bulgaria:Fishing Stamps

\"\"The Bulgaria Post has launched a set of stamps dedicated to the Bulgarian Danube Museum.The Ethnographic Museum \”Danube fishing and boat-building\” is located in town of Tutrakan. It was opened in 1974 and is the only one along the Danube River.The Museum preserves the rich material and spiritual culture, social structure and lifestyle of the Bulgarians from the Danube-situated fishing villages. There are exhibited original artifacts, tools and objects which were used in the past and modern instruments and equipment which is used nowadays. There can also be seen cross and ritual bread for Nikulden, photos and graphics explaining the way fishing is accomplished in the villages along the lower Danube. There is other exposition related to the boat-building which has been developed in the region since the Roman period.

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