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{excerpt}*Bulgariana* is an Europeana aggregator that contributes Bulgarian cultural heritage{excerpt}
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Bulgariana initiative is supported by Ontotext !Ontotext-logo.JPG!
and partially sponsored by !ITCC-logo.JPG! Korean-Bulgarian IT Cooperation Center.

h1. Mission Statement
[http://bulgariana.eu] will be a Bulgarian aggregator to [Europeana|http://www.europeana.eu] that will include
- Public website
- Confluence for discussion, technical materials, coordination and collaboration
- Digital repository for storing and presenting digitized cultural heritage
- Conversion/ingestion tools for converting objects to the required Europeana formats (ESE and in the future EDM)
- OAI/PMH endpoint for serving content to Europeana
- Semantic search using [OWLIM|http://www.ontotext.com/owlim] (in the future)


h1. Collections of Bulgarian Cultural Heritage
- Collection of Bulgarian Folklore
- Iconography
- Medieval church-slavonic texts

h1. Collections of Bulgarian Cultural Heritage to be published in Europeana via Bulgariana

- British Museum collection of Bulgarian Cultural Heritage
- British Museum collection of Korean Cultural Heritage

*Contacts*
For inquiries and expression of interest, please email to info@bulgariana.eu or to mdamova@bulgariana.eu

h1. Related Materials

- [The Future of the Past - Horizon 2020|http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/ict/telearn-digicult/digicult-future-digital-preservation_en.html]
- [FP7 - ICT Call 9 - Digicult|http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/ict/telearn-digicult/digicult-calls_en.html]
- [FP7 - CIP PSP Call 6 | http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/activities/ict_psp/docs/draft_ict_psp_2012_approved_by_committee.pdf]
- [The New Renaissance |^Новият Ренесанс (executive summary).pdf]
- [Cost of Digitizing Europe's Cultural Heritage |^Cost of Digitising Europe's Cultural Heritage.pdf]