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To preserve not to lose it - safeguarding of cultural heritage (Preserve not to lose)
Start date: Apr 30, 2013, End date: Oct 30, 2014 PROJECT  FINISHED 

Project partners have common geographical, historical and social background: all are local municipalities far from the capitals and large transit roads; towns with rural areas in the periphery of their own states; had strong trading links (Hanseatica, Livonia, Soviet times) in the past; have well developed local craftsmanship and are characterised by negative socio-economic development tendencies (development indicators are lower than national average). To develop complexes of manors in order to create preconditions for efficient natural and cultural heritage utilization, to promote preservation of tangible and intangible cultural and natural heritage in order to foster sustainable socio-economic development in Pskov, South Estonia and Latgale regions. Expected Results: 1. Preservation of cultural and historical objects increasing the attractiveness of project territories to their inhabitants, tourists and investors (19 premises renovated and adjusted in the complexes of manor house buildings in Sangaste (Estonia), in Balvi (Latvia) and in cultural heritage centre in Dedovichi (Russia) 2. Revival of intangible cultural and natural heritage attracting the attention of local society and craftsmen, as well as other interested people, to sharing and transferring crafts and traditional skills (3 2-days international mass events all including international trading markets, 3 local seminars,18 Master classes on traditional crafts and skills) 3. Establishment of permanent and digitalised expositions (7 exhibition premises equipped, 1 travelling exhibition, Master classes, 1 permanent and 3 digitalised expositions)

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  • 89.2%   855 000,00
  • 2007 - 2013 Estonia-Latvia-Russia ENPI CBC
  • Project on KEEP Platform
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