Staro Zhelezare, a small Bulgarian village, is hoping some celebrity murals will jumpstart tourism. An art program called “Village of Personalities” provides opportunities for art students to paint public murals of political, social, and historical celebrities along the village streets.
Bulgarians Hope Che Guevara and Brigitte Bardot Can Save Their Village
By Rick Lyman
The New York Times
July 7, 2016