The Thracian Cultural Center is a captivating architectural creation, that complements the Temple of the Rose by recreating fragments of Thracian shrines, various symbols and signs in a unique way.
You will find the sacred symbol IYI,
called the "Thracian sign" at the very entrance of the Thracian Cultural Center. This sign, symbolizing the Supreme, the Divine Power,
is also depicted on the wall in the central lobby of the Thracian Cultural Center.
You can see masterpieces, of fine art depicting the ancient
Thracian city of Seuthopolis in the lobby, which today is located under the waters of Koprinka Dam and is
was the capital of the Odrysian kingdom, and Kabile - the main center of the Odrysian kingdom and the town of
of special importance for Southeastern Thrace in the second half of the first millennium BC. etc. Hr.
The rich culture of our ancestors is recreated through unique frescoes and various
fragments of Thracian mounds, located on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria – Aleksandrovo
mound, Sveshtarska mound, the tomb of Kazanlak and Ostrusha, near the town of. Shipka. This rich cultural
heritage allows us to better understand the details of life, customs, traditions and rituals, rituals of the Thracians.
Sun symbols have aroused reverence among people since ancient times.
Тhe worship of the Sun, (son of the Mother goddess) occupies a central place for the Thracians.
It is the source of life, strength and light. It combines the divine and the mystical beginning.
Today we can find solar symbols woven into Bulgarian embroidery.
One such symbol is the "Rosette of Pliska", is such a solar symbol.
The frescoes and symbols, you will find on the walls of
"Damascena" Ethnographic Complex, are proof of what an ancient nation we Bulgarians are.
Proof of how history has been preserved over the centuries , so that we are now able to know the culture and the traditions of our ancestors better.
You will see a copy of the Panagyurishte golden treasure in the lobby
of the Thracian Cultural Center, the treasure was discovered in 1949 year.
from three brothers near the town of. Panagyurishte.
It is believed that , that the treasure was owned by the Thracian king Seuthes III, and it is dated from the end of the IV century and the
beginning of the III century BC.
The treasure consists of nine gold objects, the largest of which is an amphora-rhyton weighing approximately 1,7 Kg.
The treasure is believed, to have been used for ancient Thracian rituals and customs.
In the style of decoration of gold objects the unique combination between the Thracian and Hellenic culture is noticed..
The treasure consists of the phial, amphora and rhytons, on the outer walls, which depict scenes from Thracian – the Greek pantheon.
By placing such a collection – in the Thracian Cultural Center, the visitors and guests of
"Damascena" Ethnographic Complex, have the opportunity to see the beauty , and elegance of the Thracian culture
collected in nine golden objects, recreating with incredible accuracy
the traditions and beliefs of our ancestors.
Every visitor of “Damascena” Ethnographic Complex will have the incredible opportunity to
see the copy of the Panagyurishte golden treasure
and experience, the incredible feeling, of pride and honor, and
today their heirs again admire the beauty and harmony, which have accompanied their way of life and culture.
The construction of the amphitheater on the territory of "Damascena" Ethnographic Complex was conceived in the distant 2007 .
The construction activities themselves begin in the summer of 2017. and it is being built over the next 2 years under construction
This attraction combines contemporary art, design and luxury worthy, for Thracian kings
The interior of the facility was, inspired by the mystical ancient Thracian culture.
“Damascena” Amphitheater aims to defend the theory of Bulgarian history from before 681 year. and
to become a major stage of cultural life in the Valley of the Roses and the Thracian kings.
The building can welcome all its guests with 1000 and, 350 of them in the unique
restaurant with panoramic, view towards the stage.
Every visitor can enjoy various, cultural events among, beautiful rose
and, lavender bushes.
The Thracian Cultural Center has a conference hall with a capacity of up to 100 and.
The facility is the first amphitheater from 2000 years ago, built on our lands.
Various events are held on the stage of the Thracian Cultural Center amid the scent of hundreds of roses
holiday celebrations, associated with the rose and the valley of the Thracian kings.
Numerous performances are performed on the Summer Stage and unique concerts are held among the fragrance of hundreds of roses..
For all events, which take place in the Thracian Cultural Center has created a platform, in
which every guest and friend of the Ethnographic Complex "Damascene" can get acquainted with the upcoming events.
The summer scene contributes to the development of culture and art in the Valley of the Roses and the Thracian kings.
A modern conference hall has been built in the building of the Thracian Cultural Center.
Whether you organize business meetings, team building events, learning, or seminars, Damascene complex has a wide hall with a capacity of up to 100 souls.
Fully equipped, it allows you to freely present a product, book, work or
idea of your audience through the convenient multimedia devices for presentation, which we have.
We have also taken care of your guests! We offer the opportunity for relaxation with coffee breaks and catering,
prepared with fresh and fresh regional products, which will enchant your guests with taste and quality.
Make your presentation or organize your trainings in the new conference
hall, located in the only Thracian cultural center on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria.