Balkan Heritage Foundation, established in 2008


Balkan Heritage Foundation‘s main goals consist of the promotion and development of quality education in the fields of Archaeology and History, Conservation and Restoration, Cultural Resource Management, etc. It is achieved through our Field School Program and Public lectures.

The Balkan Heritage Foundation supports numerous research and/or conservation projects (currently in Bulgaria, Greece, Montenegro and Republic of North Macedonia) such as excavations, expeditions, conservation and documentation workshops, contributing to the study, preservation, promotion and utilization of the Cultural Heritage of the Balkans.

Chocolate theatre with ATOS Bulgaria

The Balkan Heritage Foundation organizes and implements exhibitions, conferences, donation campaigns, training courses, online seminars and much more.

The Balkan Heritage Foundation organizes campaigns for raising public awareness on local heritage issues. It is involved in the development of regional strategies for the utilization and management of cultural heritage and development of cultural tourism for municipalities in cooperation with local museum, government, and non-government organizations and stakeholders.


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A Microcosm of Roman Thrace’s Metropolis: Formative Urban Interactions in the Theater at Philippopolis

The 1st century CE theater in Philippopolis (present-day Plovdiv, Bulgaria) provides a case study for entertainment venues in Roman Thrace.

Past and Present Studies of the Submerged Mesambria, Present-day Nessebar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

The ancient Mesambria (present-day Nessebar, Bulgaria), part of which is submerged underwater is a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1983.
Djanavara monastery aerial view

Early Byzantine Monastery on the Western Black Sea Coast near the City of Odessos (Varna, Bulgaria)

The monastery on Djanavara Hill was one of the biggest and most impressive Early Christian sites not only in the Varna region but also in the northeastern Balkans.