01 September 2022
The Minister of Culture Prof. Velislav MinekovVelislav Minekov is a professor at the National Academy of Arts (NAA). He is finishing his education is traveling urgently to Plovdiv, reports the department.
The reason is that a report was received about the demolition of another warehouse in the Tobacco City in Plovdiv – on G.M. Street. Dimitrov” No. 29.
The information about possible illegal demolition was initially disclosed by arch. Petkana Bakalova – one of the defenders of the Tobacco City.
According to her, they are illegally demolishing one of the burnt tobacco warehouses – on “G. M. Dimitrov” and “Exarch Joseph”, which is part of a group cultural monument. She personally got on the excavator today to stop the demolition of the warehouse, BNR reported.
Arch. Bakalova warned that in the protected territory demolition is allowed only after a positive opinion of the Ministry of Culture, and no such opinion has been issued.