For the third consecutive year, Tuida Fortress joined the European Students' Night. At the invitation of the Center for Research and Analysis, our site joined us as an associated partner under REFRESH project 2018-2019.
REFRESH (Relate, Experience, Find Research Everywhere and SHARE) is a 20-month project funded by the European Commission on Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions of Horizon 2020.
In 2018. central focus was the European Year of Heritage and the European Capital of Sport, and in 2019, we will connect with the European Capital of Culture and the 100th anniversary of the founding of the International Astronomical Union.
On September 28, 2018, we celebrated the Researchers' Night with a variety of activities and a program together with the National Museum of Textile Industry.
From 15:00 to 20:00, Tuida Fortress was open for tourists, and all those wishing had the opportunity to convert into medieval garments.
At 18:00, in the building of the National Museum of Textile Industry, interesting presentations were presented about the innovation in textile technologies and their application in the production and everyday life of people from lecturers and students from the Technical University of Sofia, College - Sliven and representatives of Scientific and Technical Union of Textile, Clothing and Leather.
The night of the scientists continued with the program of Tuida Fortress, which presented a guest talk about Textile in the Middle Ages by guest lector Kalina Atanasova. She told us about the most widespread and most used fabrics on the lands of present-day Bulgaria, chronologically and at the same time showed her medieval clothes and costumes. Guests from the audience took part in the show of clothing and danced with them for everyone present.