The scale model of the Dohodno Zdanie – Profitable Building presented in Rousse

 

The scale model of the "Sava Ognyanov" Drama Theatre (Dohodno Zdanie – Profitable Building) - part of the exposition "Bulgaria in Miniature" presented in Rousse. The "Bistra and Galina" Hotel - Foundation funded the making of the scale model of the well-known building thus including Rousse in the list of the places displayed in the standing exhibition of the Bulgarian Cultural and Historical Heritage. The scale model of the Dohodno Zdanie – Profitable Building was displayed in the foyer of the Regional Historical Museum specially for the Fair of the Museum Expositions, held in Rousse 25th -27th October 2010. This was done on the initiative of Mrs. Zdravka Burdarova, member of the Board of Directors of the Bulgarian Hoteliers and Restauranteurs Association. At the International Exchange "Cultural Tourism" – Veliko Turnovo 2009, the Bulgarian Hoteliers and Restauranteurs Association, co-organiser of the event, bestowed its award for the most substantial contribution to the development of cultural tourism in the period April 2008 – April 2009 to the "Bistra and Galina" Hotel - Foundation. The distinction was conferred for the funding of the elaboration of the scale model of the Dohodno Zdanie – Profitable Building. One of the names of which not only the citizens of Rousse but also a growing number of Bulgarians are proud is the well-known name of the "Bistra and Galina" Hotel – Foundation. Scores of children, university students, families, businessmen associate this name with nobleness and donations for the sake of culture, history, science, education. историята, науката, образованието. The rich history of the Foundation has recorded the success stories, the sponsorship and all those acts of charity that distinguish the good intentions and the realised ideas. The next gesture of the Foundation made for Rousse and its citizens is a contribution to the cultural and historical heritage of Bulgaria. In honour of the centennial of its building the "Bistra and Galina" Hotel – Foundation funded the making of the scale model of the well-known building thus including Rousse in the list of the places displayed in the standing exhibition of the Bulgarian Cultural and Historical Heritage. In memory of Mr. Strashimir Burdarov, founder of the Foundation, his wife Zdravka Burdarova fulfilled the promise of the family that the "Bistra and Galina" Hotel - Foundation will fund the making of the scale model of the "Sava Ognyanov" Drama Theatre (Dohodno Zdanie – Profitable Building). Today this scale model is part of the exposition "Bulgaria in Miniature" and together with many other prominent national sights is displayed in the permanent exhibition hall of "Bulgaria in Miniature" in the Krasno Selo" Cultural Centre in Sofia. It is not by chance that just like in the past the idea of building the architectural pearl of Rousse – the "Dohodno Zdanie started with donations, today Mrs. Zdravka Burdarova follows in the noble steps of those citizens of Rousse who created the emblem of the European architecture in the city. When writing the history of the building of the Rousse Theatre the researchers underline that " the idea of its building emerged from the necessity to give financial aid to the schools in Rousse, to provide a material base, salaries for the teachers, educational aids for the students and so on. The citizens of Rousse had long needed a building which could bring profits but also could serve as a unifying cultural centre. In 1896 the Municipality together with the Rousse Schoolboard decide to erect a building, the profits of which will go to help the municipal schools...