New Collection: Churches of Sirinićka Župa

We have made our collection with photographs, videos, and VR tours of the churches of Sirinićka župa available on our website. Sirinićka župa is a historic region on the north slopes of the Šar Mountains in the province of Kosovo and Metohija. It preserves a great number of churches from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries that were built and a...

BLAGO in Gradac and Nova Pavlica

Despite several setbacks, rescheduling, and plan changes, the members of the BLAGO Fund team managed to visit the monasteries of Gradac and Nova Pavlica this last June. Some 15 km apart, situated on the slopes of the beautiful mountain Golija, these monasteries are located in southwestern Serbia, Raška district, close to the old town Brvenik. ...

New Collection: Monastery Kalenić

The collection of the Kalenić monastery is available to a worldwide audience. It contains photographs of the entire wall painting of the monastery church, its architecture, sculptural decoration, and the surrounding courtyard. You can also take a virtual tour of the church's interior and enjoy the selection of the most representative photograp...

BLAGO Fund at the 57th International Congress on Medieval Studies

Monday, May 9, 2022, BLAGO Fund sponsored session took place at the International Congress on Medieval Studies, the largest gathering of scholars specializing in medieval studies hosted by the Medieval Institute at Western Michigan University. Every year, the congress brings together thousands of medievalists from around the world to Kalamazoo, MI,...

New Collection: Monastery Jošanica

A new collection of the monastery of Jošanica is now available on our website. The monastery is located in the vicinity of the town of Jagodina in central Serbia, at the foothills of Crni Vrh mountain. The exact time of construction and painting of the church is not known; the most recent analyses date it to the 1430s. The original dedication ...

BLAGO Fund and Wikimedia Cooperation

This month, the BLAGO Fund and Wikimedia Serbia representatives have signed an agreement allowing for a significant number of photographs created by the BLAGO team to become available on the Wikimedia Commons. Photographs of some of the most famous Serbian monasteries and churches from our collections will be used as illustrative material for Wikip...

St Nicholas Church, Ramaca
Church of St Nicholas, Ramaća, Collection

A new collection of the church of St Nicholas, Ramaća, is now available on our website. At the foothills of Rudnik mountain, 25 km from Kragujevac, is the picturesque village of Ramaća with its old church, known by its folk name Kumanica, currently dedicated to Saints Constantine and Helen. The church was initially dedicated to Saint...

BLAGO Fund Sponsored Session at the International Congress on Medieval Studies

It is with great excitement that we can announce that the BLAGO Fund sponsored session, "Digital Methods in Preservation of Medieval Cultural Heritage: New Approaches and Technologies", at the 57th International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo will take place Monday, May 9, 3:00 p.m. EDT (9:00 p.m. CET).  Each year, the Congress...

The year 2021 in review

As the new year approaches, it is time to look back and recap what we have done in the past year, which has been quite busy for us. PUBLIC UPDATES Monastery MANASIJA Collection  We have enriched our digital collection of Manasija monastery with virtual tours and photographs of the architecture and fresco decoration of the church and fortificat...

The Holy Archangels Monastery Collection

A new collection of the Holy Archangels Monastery near Prizren is now available on our website. Even though there are only remains of the main church, fortification walls, and other buildings of the once lavishly decorated monastic complex, the historical importance of this imperial foundation that served as the mausoleum of Emperor Stefan Duš...

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