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

According to their website, the World Monuments Fund “is a private nonprofit organization founded in 1965 by individuals concerned about the accelerating destruction of important artistic treasures throughout the world,” who sponsor: “an ongoing program for the conservation of cultural heritage worldwide.”

In particular, “The World Monuments Watch, a global program launched in 1995 on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of World Monuments Fund, aims to identify imperiled cultural heritage sites and direct financial and technical support for their preservation.”

Buzludzha has now been submitted for consideration by the WMF, and we'll be sure to update you here with any news on the appeal.