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One has to see the magnificent Thracian treasures, the monumental
but beautiful work of the Greek and Roman cities in order to understand
why Bulgaria became the cradle of Slav culture.
For thirteen centuries the Bulgarian has been creating literature,
art and music. Bulgarian culture has given the world men of great
achievements, unparalleled in history.
In the 9th centurie the brothers Cyril and Methodius, recognised
as the patrons of Europe, upset the trilingual dogma and created the
alphabet of the Slav peoples.
During the 14th centurie John Koukouzel - The Angel-voiced carried
out a reform in Eastern Orthodox church music. Unknown painters created
masterpieces which have become part of the UNESCO list of World Heritage.
Born from the power of tradition, modern Bulgarian culture, too,
triumphs in the world. A quatrain of the great Bulgarian poet Hristo
Botev has found a place in the Sorbonne, Boris Christoff and a whole
host of Bulgarian singers have conquered the world's opera stages,
the "Mystery of Bulgarian Voices" has astounded melomaniacs,
the paintings of Vladimir Dimitrov-The Master can be seen in the world's