Let’s explore Madara Rider, Bulgaria! 🇧🇬 The Madara Rider, representing the figure of a knight triumphing over a lion, is carved into a 100-m-high cliff near the village of Madara in north-east Bulgaria. Madara was the principal sacred place of the First Bulgarian Empire before Bulgaria’s conversion to Christianity in the 9th century. The inscriptions beside the sculpture tell of events that occurred between AD 705 and 801. ... See MoreSee Less
Are you a classical music lover? THEN join our journey to De Doelen on the 27th of January, between 15:00 and 18:00 when the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra together with the Russian conductor, Valery Gergiev will transport us to another world. Get your ticket now using the link below.
** If you are an EESA member the ticket is discounted to 7,5 euros. Are you not a member yet?
Do not worry! You can always become a member by paying the membership fee of 5 euros, which can be accomplished by visiting us in our office situated in PT-070 (P-Building) or by going on our website: eesa-students.nl/.Bold, colourful, no-nonsense. The Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra is a modern orchestra with strong roots in the tradition of classical music. We love to af... ... See MoreSee Less
Today’s destination is Levoča, Spišský Hrad, Slovakia 🇸🇰 Spišský Hrad has one of the largest ensembles of 13th and 14th century military, political and religious buildings in eastern Europe, and its Romanesque and Gothic architecture has remained remarkably intact. The extended site features the addition of the historic town-centre of Levoča founded in the 13th and 14th centuries within fortifications. Most of the site has been preserved and it includes the 14th century church of St James with its ten alters of the 15th and 16th centuries, a remarkable collection of polychrome works in the Late Gothic style, including an 18.6 metre high alterpiece by completed around 1510 by Master Paul. ... See MoreSee Less
Next in line of our World Heritage List - the Curonian Spit, within Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia 🇷🇺 and southwestern Lithuania 🇱🇹 Human habitation of this elongated sand dune peninsula, 98 km long and 0.4-4 km wide, dates back to prehistoric times. Throughout this period it has been threatened by the natural forces of wind and waves. Its survival to the present day has been made possible only as a result of ceaseless human efforts to combat the erosion of the Spit, dramatically illustrated by continuing stabilisation and reforestation projects. ... See MoreSee Less
Our next stop is… The Historic Centre of Český Krumlov, Czech Republic 🇨🇿 Situated on the banks of the Vltava river, the town was built around a 13th-century castle with Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque elements. It is an outstanding example of a small central European medieval town whose architectural heritage has remained intact thanks to its peaceful evolution over more than five centuries. ... See MoreSee Less