An Appeal to the World Monuments Fund

An Appeal to the World Monuments Fund

In the ongoing campaign to save the Buzludzha Monument from ruin, the Buzludzha Project has reached out to the World Monuments Fund for support.

Buzludzha Featured on CNN

Buzludzha Featured on CNN

The Buzludzha Monument was featured just recently on the travel section of CNN.com. An article by freelance travel writer Jarryd Salem, published on January 18th, introduces the monument to a worldwide audience.

This Dub Techno Video is a Glorious Celebration of Concrete

This Dub Techno Video is a Glorious Celebration of Concrete

The Buzludzha Monument is no stranger to music videos. Over the years it has been used by various bands from around the world, all looking for the perfect otherworldly backdrop for their promotional clips.

This new video uploaded by Berg Audio takes it in a new direction though, finding a resonance between Buzludzha’s clean concrete curves and the stripped-back sound of dub techno.

Bulgaria Passes New Anti-Communism Law

Bulgaria Passes New Anti-Communism Law

On 24 November 2016, the Bulgarian parliament passed a new law that bans the public display of communist symbols. This ruling builds upon existing laws relating to the Criminal Nature of the Communist Regime,’ and follows similar developments in countries such as Poland and Ukraine, where processes of de-communisation are already in effect.

However, the new Bulgarian law raises questions regarding the ongoing safety of Bulgaria’s communist-era memorial sites.

Buzludzha Goes to Hollywood

Buzludzha Goes to Hollywood

The Buzludzha Monument made its debut on the silver screen this year, with an appearance in the latest Jason Statham action movie, Mechanic: Resurrection.

Presentation at NDK, Sofia

Presentation at NDK, Sofia

On 19th September, an exhibition at Sofia's National Palace of Culture (NDK) presented the idea of a restored Buzludzha Monument to the nation's capital. 

Kazanluk Exhibition

Kazanluk Exhibition

An open-air exhibition in Kazanluk has treated the public to a celebration of the Buzludzha Monument – as captured by photographers from around the world.

BSP Gathers on Buzludzha Peak

BSP Gathers on Buzludzha Peak

On 30th July 2016, the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) once again held their annual gathering on Buzludzha Peak.