Kazanlak

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her "The Queen Of Roses". The Rose Festival was celebrated for the first time in 1903 and since then it has traditionally been held during the first weekend of June. This is the season when the gentle oleaginous Kazanlak rose comes to bloom, filling the air with its scent. Nowadays the Rose Festival has evolved into an international event where thousands of tourists and guests of the town are entertained. Other industries Prominent among Kazanlak's manufacturers is http


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, the temple was closed and the entrance sealed and buried. Literary and Art Museum of "Chudomir" Among the town’s more interesting attractions is the house of the acclaimed Bulgarian writer, artist, and activist Dimitar Chorbadzhiiski, whose pen name was Chudomir (1890-1967). The house was declared a museum the year after his death, in 1968, and now has the status of a national historical cultural landmark, as confirmed by Protocol 15 of the State Records for December 3, 1968. The museum complex, remodeled and reopened in 1979, now includes the artist’s house and an art exhibition and related documents housed in three halls, covering an area of 300 square meters. Here there are more than 15,000 original manuscripts, paintings, sketches, letters, books, and personal effects that belonged to Chudomir and his wife, the artist Mara Chorbadzhiiska. This is the only museum in Bulgaria dedicated to both literature and art, and it is also the headquarters of the respected Chudomir Cultural Foundation. The museum is also one of the 100 Tourist Sites of Bulgaria. Economy Rose industry right thumb Courtyard of the Rose Museum. (File:Gledka-otgore.jpg) right thumb A rose in the Rose Museum. (File:Roza-v-muzeia.jpg) The city lies at the eastern end of the famous Rose Valley (Rose Valley, Bulgaria). It is flanked with mid-height mountain ranges on opposite sides, and is especially marvellous in May when rose fields blossom and the fragrance is unparalleled. The harvesting of roses, and the production of rose oil for export to international parfumiers, is of major importance to the local economy. There is one rose oil factory in Kazanlak. According to ''The Ultimate Visual Encyclopedia'', Bulgaria is the major supplier of a certain type of rose oil in the world and Kazanlak's rose gardens are the largest rose gardens in the whole world. It is the only place in the entire world that can grow this particular rose. Rose Festival The Rose Festival is one of the most remarkable events in Bulgaria, dedicated to beauty and flowers, to spring and the fragrance of the priceless Kazanlak rose. The beautiful celebrations for the blossom of the roses there takes place in the first week of June. The whole week is filled with different attractions every day. That week is also interesting, because there is a beauty pageant and on the last day of the celebrations, for the most beautiful girl in the city is chosen. They call her "The Queen Of Roses". The Rose Festival was celebrated for the first time in 1903 and since then it has traditionally been held during the first weekend of June. This is the season when the gentle oleaginous Kazanlak rose comes to bloom, filling the air with its scent. Nowadays the Rose Festival has evolved into an international event where thousands of tourists and guests of the town are entertained. Other industries Prominent among Kazanlak's manufacturers is Arsenal Corp. Founded in 1924, it manufactures and develops a wide range of military equipment, including small arms (especially AK-47 models), anti-aircraft missiles (Surface-to-air missile), and heavy machine guns. Also located in the city are M+S Hydraulic and Caproni JSC, manufacturers of hydraulic components. Kazanlak has three textile factories, one for woolen cloth, the second producing thread of different types and the last producing cloth from synthetic materials. Education thumb right Sts. Cyril and Methodius High School (File:Гимназия "Кирил и Методи".jpg) Kazanlak is home to the following schools: * SOU Ekzarh Antim I * OU Paisiy Hilendarski * PMG Nikola Obreshkov * HG Sts. Cyril and Metodius * Bulgarska Roza Secondary School * TMET Ivan Hadjienov * Mati Bolgaria * Transport Technical School * Hydravlika Vocational School *Academician Dechko Uzunov *National High School of Plastic Arts and Design Famous people * Todor Yanchev , football player of CSKA SOFIA * Chudomir, writer * Emanuil Manolov, composer * Petko Staynov, composer * Dechko Uzunov, artist * Nenko Balkanski, artist * Svetla Ivanova, pop singer * Elvira Georgieva, estrada and chalga singer * Petko Orozov, philanthropist, Rose Oil industrialist and innovator * Ivan Milev, artist * Borislav Sabchev, religious philosopher academic International relations WikiPedia:Kazanlak Dmoz:Regional Europe Bulgaria Provinces Stara_Zagora Localities Kazanlak Commons:Category:Kazanlak


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was used for the Koprinka dam construction which permits the irrigation of the land round Kazanlak and Stara Zagora. Many tributaries feed the Tundzha river; those rising in the Balkan mountains are numerous and deeper. The rivers Tazha, Leshnitsa, Eninska and Maglizhka and their deeply cut in the Balkan slopes valleys are of remarkable beauty. The Kran river rises in the village of Kran (Kran, Stara Zagora Province) and collecting several spring flows through the western part of the town


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soldiers who fell in the Battle of Shipka Pass. * The village of '''Gabrovo''' to the north, across the Balkan Mountains, which has historic sites, a humor museum and impressive shopping and dining opportunities. * Nature Park Bulgarka, on the north side of the Balkans across from Kazanluk, provides many out door activities opportunities for people who enjoy nature and hiking. WikiPedia:Kazanlak Dmoz:Regional Europe Bulgaria Provinces Stara_Zagora Localities Kazanlak Commons:Category:Kazanlak


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architecture, to watch activities done by hand as it was long, long ago and to try some of the rose industry products — rose jam, liqueur, and of course gyulovitsa (rose brandy). Buzludzha National Park Buzludzha National Park rises east of the Shipka pass. It is a very important part of Bulgarian history — here, on July 30, 1868, Hadzhi Dimitar fell in battle. He was at the head of a small group of rebels fighting the numerous Turkish enemy. In 1961 a monument was built


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an enormous treasure, exhibited now in the Iskra Museum and Art Gallery. More than 70 silver, gold and bronze objects, which were used as ritual offering to the gods, were discovered during the excavations. The temple was used between the end of the 5th and the beginning of the 3rd century BCE, when a symbolic burial ceremony of Seuthes III took place, the famous founder of the Thracian city of Seuthopolis, located only away. After the symbolic burial ceremony


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" He is also said to have fought in the Balkan mountains at ''Shishkin grad'' ("Shishman's town"), between Sliven and Kazanlak, where he killed 10,000 janissaries (Janissary) in a huge battle. The 18th century Bulgarian enlightener Paisius of Hilendar wrote in his ''Istoriya Slavyanobolgarskaya'' that during the siege of Tarnovo Ivan Shishman managed to reach Sofia with his boyars. He hid his treasury


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-stat.mashke.org“ It is the center of rose oil extraction in Bulgaria and the oil-producing rose (Rosa damascena) of Kazanlak is one of the most widely recognizable national symbols. History left thumb Fresco in the 4th century BCE Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak (Image:Reproduction of Thracian tomb 2.jpg), an UNESCO World Heritage Site. The oldest settlement in the area of the modern-day city dates back to the Neolithic era (6th-5th millennium BCE). During

and, of course, rose cultivation. The oil-producing rose, imported from India via Persia, Syria and Turkey, found all the necessary conditions to thrive — proper temperature, high moisture and light, sandy, cinnamon-forest soils. Kazanlak rose oil has won gold medals at expositions (World's fair) in Paris, London, Philadelphia, Antwerp, Laet, and Milan. After Bulgarian independence the handcrafts declined due to the loss of the markets

: www.arsenal.bg Arsenal Corp . Founded in 1924, it manufactures and develops a wide range of military equipment, including small arms (especially AK-47 models), anti-aircraft missiles (Surface-to-air missile), and heavy machine guns. Also located in the city are M+S Hydraulic and Caproni JSC, manufacturers of hydraulic components. Kazanlak has three textile factories, one for woolen cloth, the second producing thread of different types and the last producing

Kazanlak

'''Kazanlak''' (alternative transliterations include ''Kazanlǎk'', ''Kazanlâk'', ''Kazanluk'', , Thracian (Thracian language) and Greek (Greek language) Σευθόπολις (''Seuthopolis'') is a Bulgarian town (List of cities and towns in Bulgaria) in Stara Zagora Province, located in the middle of the plain of the same name, at the foot of the Balkan mountain range (Balkan Mountains), at the eastern end of the Rose Valley (Rose Valley, Bulgaria). It is the administrative centre of the homonymous Kazanlak Municipality.

The town is among the 15 biggest industrial centres in Bulgaria, with a population of 47,325 people as of Feb 2011. „WorldCityPopulation“ „pop-stat.mashke.org“

It is the center of rose oil extraction in Bulgaria and the oil-producing rose (Rosa damascena) of Kazanlak is one of the most widely recognizable national symbols.

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