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voteDon't forget to vote for the Public Choice Award, you have time until the 15th of September! You must vote for 3 projects from 3 different countries. Your first vote counts for 3 points, your second vote for 2 and your third vote for 1. The winner will be announced in Paris during the European Heritage Awards Ceremony on 29 October. Watch the project videos, choose your favourites and spread the word!

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collaborationIt would be really helpful for us to collect answers from people and organisations with experience in working in regional programme on culture and creativity in the Western Balkans. If you do have this kind of experience, and have a bit of time and energy, we would be extremely grateful to collect your views on this matter.

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drywall congressCivil society organisation DRAGODID and International scientific society for dry stone interdisciplinary study S.D.S - Société ScientifiqueInternationale pour l'Etude la Pierre Sèche S.P.S. wish to announce the XVII International Congress on dry stone that will be held on October 2nd – 4th 2020 in Croatia. Southernmost Croatian municipality of Konavle is the host of the Congress. Save the date!

Congress aims to bring together dry stone practitioners, researchers, professionals and enthusiasts in order to spread knowledge and techniques, discuss topicalities and widen the cooperation network between countries. All interested can participate as listeners, speakers and/or poster exhibitors.

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plaka

 

Craftsmen, engineers and artists, students, academics and professionals from Greece and the Balkans, meet at the old cobbled pathway that leads to the bridge of Plaka.

 

Craftsmen apprenticeship   –   Plaka Camp: 9/9 – 31/10    2 months of work and training on the traditional craft of the “kalderimi”

Stone Masonry Workshop   –   Plaka Workshop: 16 – 27 /10   12 days of practice and theory on stone building

KALDERIMI – COBBLED PATHWAY

This project consists in the restoration of the old cobbled pathway that leads to the Plaka Bridge. The works will take place during the autumn of 2019, while in the same time, the reconstruction of the bridge itself will be reaching completion. The cobbled pathway, which is 400m long and was partially reconditioned during the last year’s Stone Masonry Workshop, has suffered major alterations and severe damages during the past decades, and has been largely forgotten in favor of a recently constructed path, stretching across the bank of Arachthos River. If the above describe the troublesome nature of the present condition, they also imply our project’s deliverables: the old cobbled pathway, fully functional, in its authentic form.

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pretrebisce 04 mSEE Heritage member organization Dragodid is organizing for the 10th time a dry-stone camp at mountain Ucka in Istria, Croatia. The volunteer camp for students and young professionals will take place at dry-stone village Pretrebisce from July 27th to August 4th 2019.

Participants will:
– learn dry-stone basics
– learn to shape stone using hand tools
– build a dry-stone wall ‘from scratch’
– repair a stone slate roof
– renovate dry-stone and wooden village infrastructure
– participate in an informal dry-stone competiton and a petanque competition!

There will be interesting lectures about building techniques, architectural heritage and related topics, as well as a walking and hiking tour along NP Učka.

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stonefishWe are the Stonefish. The land is located on the hill overlooking the town of Vis, on the island of Vis, Croatia. We want to create something magical on top of the hill - sustainable, beautiful and fun.

Over the past months we spent many beautiful days -and nights- here, and this is where we started using machetes and chainsaw 

If you want to help us cleaning the land a bit further, or make this space more cozy, you will be most welcome to join our volunteer team this summer!

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rural heritage"HeritageForAll" initiative has the pleasure to inform you that for the second time, we offer a number of internship vacancies during the upcoming summer vacation. We require TEN interns. Those will do their task along six months (July – December 2019).

(three days per week / two hours per day)

Responding to the WH annual theme, the main theme of HeritageForAll Internship program 2019 “Rural Heritage & Traditional Food”. Therefore, the interns – as a researcher in cultural heritage “Tangible & Intangible” - are in charge of the following tasks, under the responsibility of an initiative founder. An intern is responsible monthly for writing the blog articles and doing online short lectures or recorded videos which to cover the following themes:

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WWII Monuments SEEWithin the WWII - MONUMENT SEE project, on 14/05/2019, a one-day regional workshop will be held in Podgorica on the new cultural route of the monuments dedicated to the Second World War in Southeast Europe. We invite interested parties to apply for participation in the workshop.

The workshop will present the results of the process of "Assessment of monuments after the Second World War in order to develop a new regional tourism product / cultural route in South East Europe". Estimates of the monumental heritage after the WWII were carried out by researchers from: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo *, Montenegro, Serbia and Northern Macedonia. In addition to individual research, the workshop will also present a REGIONAL assessment for the development of a new regional tourism product: the cultural route of the monuments dedicated to the Second World War in Southeast Europe.

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museum educationThe first “Meet, See, Do – LAB” will take place on Monday, 20th of May 2019, in the History Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo (duration of the event is from 09-17 hours). MSD LAB will offer three hands-on workshops that will be run by international experts from Oslo Jewish Museum, POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jewish and the National Holocaust Museum in Amsterdam. The workshops will allow participants to learn about best practice examples and the methodology that has been used, which is often low-tech and realized with limited resources. Each workshop will address a different target group of formal and informal museum learning programme.

On the first MSD LAB participants will have the opportunity to hear from Ms. Lucja Koch who comes from POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jewish about how their museum combines historical education with civic and anti-discriminatory education and how educational programmes of museum have been developed.

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Albanian Heritage Foundation
Bosnia and Herzegovina: CHwB Regional Office in Sarajevo
Kosovo: EC MA Ndryshe
Montenegro: EXPEDITIO and Notar
Serbia: Civic Association SUBURBIUM

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