Exhibition Of Photos From Private Albums To Mark 100-th Anniversary Of WWI In Sofia

Society » CULTURE | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 17:53
Bulgaria: Exhibition Of Photos From Private Albums To Mark 100-th Anniversary Of WWI In Sofia Photo: National Art Gallery

The National Art Gallery will commemorate the 100-th anniversary of the beginning of World War I with a photo exhibition.

“The World War I – 100 Years” exhibition will open on October 23 in the Art Gallery of Sofia's National Palace of Culture (NDK) and will show images from the daily lives of Bulgarian soldiers at the front lines in Macedonia and Northern Greece between 1915 and 1918.

The photos are from three family albums of Bulgarian officers from the infantry, the cavalry and the headquarters. They haven't been shown to the public before.

The 45 images were selected by the renowned Bulgarian photographer Ivo Hadzhimishev and have a significant historical value.

The exhibition will run till November 25.

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