The History and Culture of Bulgaria
(Berlin, ICD House; November 25th, 2013)
The presentation raised awareness of the way in which the history of Bulgaria has shaped the country, paying particular attention to the pivotal role that various national heroes, artists, musicians and politicians have played in this. Learning about the modern political history of Bulgaria was also very interesting to the ICD interns, master's students and staff alike.
The presentation went through the national dishes, traditional dances, locations and various traditions that make up the country of Greece. Towards the end of the presentation Antoniya and Christa showed a video that detailed Bulgaria's relationship with the European Union. Following the presentation a discussion between interns and staff took place concerning Bulgaria's history with Communism, stereotypes of Bulgarians and the political situation in Bulgaria.