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BLAGO FUND

OUR PURPOSE

Preserve, protect, and promote cultural heritage through the collective work of experts, volunteers, and patrons.

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28 June 2019
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Word wide available digital archive of BLAGO Fund, became an inevitable resource for both students and scholars on numerous faculties in Serbia, as well as abroad. A large number of BLAGO Fund photographs are published in Serbian and foreign scientif...
30 June 2018
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 In June of 2018, the BLAGO team went to Arilje, where the collection of the St Achillius church was created. The church of St. Achillius, Bishop of Larissa, Greece, a staunch opponent of the Arian heresy and a participant of the First Council o...
28 April 2018
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 In March of 2018, the BLAGO team went to Mileseva. The last collection from the monastery was from the year 2000, and the refresh was required — members of the small group: Gordana, Jelena, Meda, Zoran, and Nenad. Besides being cold, this trip ...
27 July 2017
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 A GIGA panoramic VR has been added to Studenica collection. This represents the most accurate and detailed up to date recording of the Studenica's main church, the Presentation of the Holy Virgin....
17 June 2017
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 The complete collection of Monastery Studenica is available on the BLAGO website. More than three thousand pictures represent the work of BLAGO over the last few years....
13 August 2008
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 The Blago Fund Team donated slides and DVDs on Serbian monasteries to the Princeton and Harvard Universities. Slides and DVDs were created by Blago field team during their years of extensive work in Monastery Mileseva, August 2000, 195 slides; ...
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20 YEARS OF BLAGO FUND

BLAGO Fund is a non-profit organization that preserves and promotes Serbian cultural heritage. Its experts and enthusiasts seek to develop a broader awareness and understanding of the importance of Serbian cultural heritage along with its place in the global cultural landscape, and to present its significance and beauty to the world.

Preserve

Through the usage of the modern (and latest) technologies, preserve, document, and collect the priceless and most vulnerable artifacts of the nation's heritage.

Organize

Organize collections in the manners that allow for efficient retrieval and large scale browsing and search. Distributed access allows for many contributors and many users of our collections.

Promote

Make collections readily and freely accessible to interested individuals and centers of learning.
Promote them by using modern techniques available in the public domain.

We are
BLAGO

We are a team of volunteers, art historians, computer experts, culture lovers, who would love to share our heritage with the rest of the world.

AS IT HAPPENS ...NEWS

PRIZREN EXPEDITION

PRIZREN EXPEDITION
Newsletter, June 2019
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In June of 2019, BLAGO went again to Kosovo and Metohija. This time our destination was the city of Prizren with its churches: “The Theotokos of Ljevis” (endowment of King Milutin), churches of Holy Salvation (endowment of Mladen Vladojevic) and St. Nicholas (endowment of Dragoslav Tutic), and the church of St. George (endowment of family Runovic). Visit BLAGO Prizren Collection.

ARILJE COLLECTION COMPLETED

ARILJE COLLECTION COMPLETED
Newsletter, November 2019
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The church of Arilje is dedicated to Bishop Achillius of Larissa, Greece, a staunch opponent of the Arian heresy and a participant of the First Council of Nicaea in 325 AD. The Church of Saint Achillius in Arilje had close connections to the Nemanjić Dynasty, the first Serbian Archbishop Saint Sava, and King Dragutin. Visit BLAGO Arilje collection.

MILESEVA COLLECTION COMPLETED

MILESEVA COLLECTION COMPLETED
Newsletter, November 2019
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The monastery of Mileseva was founded by Vladislav, King of Serbia, son of Stefan the First-Crowned and grandson of Stefan Nemanja, founder of the most influential Serbian medieval dynasty. Old Serbian biographers recorded that the erection of Mileseva started immediately after Vladislav's accession to the throne in 1234. Visit BLAGO Mileseva collection.
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BLAGO Content

 While the content of the BLAGO Fund collections is free to use,  there are also some restrictions on commercial use and proper attribution of the material.  Follow the links below for more information.

> BLAGO Collections Licence
> Image Request

BLAGO Fund also accepts the contribution of material. Please contact us with any material you wish to publish on our website.

Contact

PO Box 60524, Palo Alto, CA 94306, USA
info@blagofund.org

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