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Neighbours in Europe - contacts of Lithuanian and Latvian libraries (Libraries)

The project develops and strengthenscooperation between people andinstitutions in close-to-border regions ofPlungė, Telšiai (LT) and Kurzeme, Saldus (LV)by establishing a network of libraries, writers,artists and scientists and documentation withthe help of photography of the traditionallifestyle and environment of the livingcommunities in the border areas.The photos of people and their environment,buildings in boroughs and villages at Latvianand Lithuanian frontiers together with thedescriptions prepared in the frameworkof the project make a valuable collectionfor constant exhibitions, further researchby students and culture specialists as wellas contribute to raising the knowledgeof neighbour culture and diminishing thestereotypes with the help of presentation ofthe best photos to a wider public.The durable cross-border cooperation oflibrarians established in the project alsoresults in the improvement of the librarywork quality, expansion of their resourcesand initiation of new activities highlightingpreservation of cultural heritage as well asattraction of more visitors to the libraries.

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  • 75%   36 000,00
  • 2000 - 2006 Latvia - Lithuania - Belarus (LV-LT-BY)
  • Project on KEEP Platform

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