BHF-IFR Scholarships for Season 2017

The Balkan Heritage Foundation (BHF), Bulgaria, and the Institute for Field Research (IFR), USA, would like to remind interested applicants that in 2017, the BHF-IFR Program for the Balkans once again will award two merit-based scholarships,…

BHF Scholarships for the Field School at Tell Yunatsite

Balkan Heritage Foundation is pleased to announce two new scholarships for the field school at Tell Yunatsite, Bulgaria!  Thanks to a generous donation (for a third consecutive year) by BHFS alumni Robert Goodwin and his company …

The Balkan Heritage Foundation Supported the Establishment of a New Exhibition at the Ethnography Museum in Sozopol

The Balkan Heritage Foundation supported the initiative of its partner - the Museum of Archaeology in Sozopol, to establish a new exhibition at the Ethnography museum in the coastal town. The museum is located in a traditional 18th century Black…

Conference: “Museum Exhibits and Standards: A Look Ahead”, November 28-29, 2016

A conference sponsored by the Bi-National Commission for the Preservation of Bulgaria’s Cultural Heritage. Free of charge and open to the public.   The Balkan Heritage Foundation and the Bi-National Commission for the Preservation…

BHF-IFR Scholarships for season 2016

The Balkan Heritage Foundation (BHF), Bulgaria, and the Institute for Field Research (IFR), USA, are happy to remind interested applicants that in 2016 the BHF-IFR Program for the Balkans once again will award three merit-based scholarships,…

20 000 USD Donation for the Archaeological site of Stobi

A generous alumnus in the Balkan Heritage Field School at Stobi in season 2015 has donated 20,000 USD to the site of Stobi. The purpose of the donation is to support the ongoing excavation work at Stobi, which is a significant site for the study…

3-D Models from Stobi (Republic of Macedonia)

The Balkan Heritage Field School students attending a field school for 3D archaeological recording (photogrammetry and Reflectance Transformation Imaging) in the summer of 2015 at Stobi, Republic of Macedonia, have produced three-dimensional…

Donation to BHFS Site at Tell Yunatsite

Our friend and alumnus Robert Goodwin and his wife Julie Kiernan have donated 4,000 USD to the BHFS excavation site at Tell Yunatsite, Bulgaria through their newly established company Stone & Compass Balkan Ecotourism and Cultural Retreat.…

Research Equipment Needed: the Balkan Heritage Foundation is Launching a Fundraising Campaign

Dear Friends, Colleagues and Partners, Since 2014, the Balkan Heritage Foundation has been integrating advanced photo documentation techniques into our field school projects. We believe this not only offers our students relevant technical knowledge,…

BHF Dig Directors Report at Annual Conference of Bulgarian Archaeologists

In February 2016 dig directors of four Balkan Heritage Field School projects reported on the work being done at the sites of Apollonia, Ilindentsi, Pistiros and Tell Yunatsite in 2015 at the Annual Archaeological Reports at the National Archaeological…

BHF Chair Becomes Member of the Bulgarian-American Commission for the Preservation of Bulgaria’s Cultural Heritage

The founder and CEO of Balkan Heritage Foundation, Mr. Ivan Vasilev was honored to become a member of the bilateral Bulgarian-American Commission for the preservation of Bulgaria’s cultural heritage along with representatives of…

Fulbright Graduate Study Awards in Bulgaria

Up to 4 graduate study awards plus one Bulgarian-Romanian and one Bulgarian-Greek grant. Awards are open to any field except for clinical medicine and dentistry and are for 8 to 10 months. The Bulgaria-Romania and the Bulgaria - Greece Fulbright…