An initial press conference on the project ,,Conservation, restoration and socialization of Thracian mounds ,,Helvetia” and ,,Griffins” was held on April 14, 2016 at 10:00 am at the Municipal Administration building. At the press conference, attended by local, regional and national media and team management project, headed by Eng. Kancho Hristov were presented various stages and details about the upcoming execution of construction and conservation and restoration works on the project.
Project ,,Conservation, restoration and socialization of Thracian mounds ,,Helvetia” and ,,Griffins’ have a total value of 2,776,524, 49 BGN VAT incl., representing 100% grant. The project beneficiary is the Municipality of Kazanlak and the partner is Historical museum ,,Iskra” – Kazanlak. The project is financed by the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area 2009-2014, program BG08 ,,Cultural Heritage and Contemporary Arts”, Measure 1 ,,Restoration, renovation and preservation of cultural heritage.” The project will run until 30.04.2017.
The aim of the project ,,Conservation, restoration and socialization of Thracian mounds ,,Helvetia” and ,,Griffins” is restoration and preservation for future generations and ensuring the accessibility of rich Thracian cultural heritage of the municipality of Kazanlak. – summed Habibe Bogutlieva, administrative project coordinator and Head of ,, Strategic Planning and Projects ” Department in Kazanlak Municipality.
Eng. Kancho Hristov – Project Manager and Head of ,, Investment projects with external financing” Department in Kazanlak Municipality informed the attendees of the press conference with the technical side of the project, details of upcoming construction works and expected results.