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The war in Russia is raging and endangering Ukrainian cultural sites

LVIV, Ukraine—Cultural property protection experts work to verify reports of damage to hundreds of heritage sites across Ukraine and protect them from further destruction, as the Russian offensive s intensifies. Historic buildings, museums, monuments, churches, cemeteries and archaeological sites are among the sites where possible damage has been detected. Over the weekend shelling by Russian […]

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Rio Tinto welcomes initiatives to strengthen the protection of cultural heritage

Get instant alerts when news breaks on your stocks. Claim your one week free trial for StreetInsider Premium here. MELBOURNE, Australia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rio Tinto welcomes the release today of a joint discussion paper by the Commonwealth Government and the Alliance for the Protection of First Nations Heritage designed to strengthen laws state and federal on the […]

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Emirates News Agency – SHD Festival attends cultural, artistic and entertainment performances

SHARJAH, 12th March, 2022 (WAM) — The 19th annual Sharjah Heritage Days (SHD) festival, on its second day, continues to dazzle visitors with magnificent cultural, artistic and entertainment performances. Amid remarkable participation from the public and lovers of ancient heritage, the event blends authentic and traditional culture with today’s modern culture, including scientific developments and […]

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Prime Minister of Tasmania – Consultation paper released on new Indigenous Cultural Heritage Act

March 10, 2022 Roger Jaensch, Minister of Indigenous Affairs The Liberal Government of Tasmania recognizes the importance of Tasmania’s Aboriginal cultural heritage to Tasmanian Aborigines and all Tasmanians. It deserves to be recognized and protected by effective and modern laws that respect its importance and help indigenous peoples […]

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Workshop: Cultural heritage and war: how art historians work on human rights

As an academic discipline, art history focuses on researching the creation and meaning of art throughout history. When the art and architecture we hold dear are threatened or destroyed, what role can or should art historians play? Cultural heritage is a non-renewable resource that is vulnerable to many types of threats, such as degradation, development, […]

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China set to close Uyghur cultural and linguistic organizations — Radio Free Asia

The Chinese government’s decision to shut down more than 150 Uyghur cultural and linguistic research organizations is another indication of the cultural eradication of the predominantly Muslim community, those formerly involved with Uyghur organizations and artists have said. The Civil Affairs Bureau of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) issued a “notice of revocation of […]

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Supporting new professionals: the Association of European Students for Cultural Heritage

Thanks for talking to us! Tell us about ESACH. Thanks for inviting us! We are truly grateful for the platform and support that Europeana provides to new and young professionals in the heritage sector. The European Students Association for Cultural Heritage (ESACH) is a youth-led network of cultural heritage students and young professionals based on […]

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Chairman of Whitchurch Silk Mill appointed MBE for services to cultural heritage

The chairman of Whitchurch Silk Mill has been appointed MBE for her services to cultural heritage in Hampshire. Christine Beresford received the MBE from the Prince of Wales on behalf of the Queen during a recent investiture at Windsor Castle. For the past 20 years, Ms Beresford, a retired museum curator and heritage manager, has […]

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A digital safe for cultural heritage

Sometimes it takes a stranger to appreciate the value and fragility of a local culture. An ambitious new initiative by local and international experts aims to collect, preserve and disseminate the largely untapped and threatened audiovisual heritage of the Greek Cyclades islands by creating an online archive and residency program. Archipelago Network is the brainchild […]

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Approval of the status of historical and cultural monument of the restaurant Otomisan

Descendants of Toshiro and Yetsuko Seto, original owners of Otomisan, gather outside the First Street restaurant in Boyle Heights. The sign advertises udon, sukiyaki, sushi and tempura. (Photo courtesy of Linda Kaneko) On Jan. 12, the Los Angeles City Council approved the Historic-Cultural Landmarks listing for the Nishiyama Residence/Otomisan Japanese Restaurant in Boyle Heights, according […]

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Environmental and cultural heritage watchdogs oppose Wied Ghasri ‘poultry farm’

The Environment and Resources Authority (ERA) and the Superintendence of Cultural Heritage (SCH) have reported significant concerns over a planning application to build a ‘poultry farm’ on agricultural land outside the area development of Wied Għasri in Gozo. The proposed poultry farm, which would occupy an area of ​​around 660m² in an otherwise undeveloped area […]

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Lessons from China in Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage

CULTURE embodies the way of life of a society. From language, knowledge, customs and beliefs to ideas, skills, arts and crafts, culture is the way a society organizes itself. Heritage is an aspect of culture that is passed down from generation to generation. According to the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural […]

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Gambia to host 5th edition of Janjanbureh cultural festival

Sheikh Omar Jallow, director of performing and fine arts at the National Arts and Culture Center (NCAC), said the festival is organized by the NCAC in partnership with the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) funded by the European Union, the Ministry of Tourism and Culture and in collaboration with the community of Janjanbureh. Jallow added that […]

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Have your say on Queensland’s cultural heritage laws

AgForce is seeking members’ views on the state government’s management of cultural heritage in response to the recently released options paper. The paper aims to finalize the long-awaited Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships (DATSIP) review of Queensland’s Cultural Heritage Act and outlines proposed changes that will affect agricultural landowners. The three main […]

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Bong Go commends PRRD for signing laws protecting heritage and cultural sites in Cebu and Ilocos Sur

PHILIPPINES, January 17 – Press release January 17, 2022 Bong Go commends PRRD for signing laws protecting heritage and cultural sites in Cebu and Ilocos Sur Senator Christopher “Bong” Go hailed the Duterte administration’s efforts to preserve the nation’s cultural heritage following the enactment of two new laws that will establish heritage zones in Carcar […]

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Cultural Heritage Preservation Workshop

Homepage ” General” Cultural Heritage Preservation Workshop Posted by: January 14, 2022 Download logoA workshop focusing on the preservation of cultural heritage organized by the Department of Culture and Sports of the Central Region was organized on January 13 and 14 at the Asmara City Hall under the theme “Preserving cultural heritage through coordinated management […]

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Government issues regulations to strengthen preservation of cultural heritage

This regulation should have a positive impact on efforts to preserve cultural heritage and help to affirm that the concern and participation of all parties is very important for preserving cultural heritage. Jakarta (ANTARA) – The government has stepped up its efforts to preserve the country’s cultural heritage by implementing Government Regulation No. 1 of […]

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Year reviewed. The main cultural achievements of Azerbaijan [PHOTO]

By Laman Ismayilova The year 2021 has finally ended. For Azerbaijan, the past year has been rich in new experiences and major projects aimed at promoting the country’s rich cultural heritage. Let’s take a look at some of the accomplishments and highlights of the past year. Shusha declared cultural capital of Azerbaijan In 2021, the […]

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Prime Minister of Tasmania – Funding to support valuable Tasmanian cultural heritage collections

December 28, 2021 Elise Archer, Minister of Arts The Government of Tasmania strongly supports Tasmania’s vibrant cultural heritage sector and the important work it does to share our stories and attract visitors to our regions. Arts Tasmania’s latest rounds of funding for cultural heritage organizations will see $ 465,000 in grants distributed to 11 museums, […]

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Grants for cultural events to boost the evening economy

A SCHEME aimed at using culture to stimulate the evening economy in Bradford has been launched. Bradford Council has started a program in which groups or individuals can apply for grants to organize activities and events to “bring the streets, towns and neighborhoods of the neighborhood to life with creativity.” The Council says it is […]

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“Cultural Treasure”: 156-year-old Karnataka school where Shivaram Karanth taught has been demolished

Literature enthusiasts and local residents of Puttur are dismayed that the school where polymath Shivaram Karanth taught has been demolished without permission from the state government. From the outside it looked like any of the one-story, tiled-roof public schools built by the British in India. But it sparked a sense of magic in the hearts […]

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Christmas gift from the city of the Cultural Recovery Fund

Paul Scott approves of the news. EMN-211220-104805001 The Joseph Banks Center received £ 7,000 and the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Center in Spilsby £ 184,700 from the Cultural Recovery Fund of English Heritage and the National Lottery Heritage Fund. Paul Scott, administrator and curator of the Sir Joseph Banks Center, which opened in May this year, […]

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Muskaan promotes India’s literary and cultural heritage to students

Muskaan recently organized interactive sessions on the literature and cultural heritage of India with prominent Indian writers and social workers like Ruskin Bond and Sudha murty. These sessions, organized in collaboration with aIndia network of schools and educational institutions, added the performing arts to the school’s extensive curriculum, and helped talented students gain national exposure. […]

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SA cultural collections to get a new home

A purpose-built $ 86 million facility in Adelaide will become the new home for South Australia’s significant cultural and artistic collections. The new center will not be open to the public and will replace existing inadequate and dilapidated storage facilities which often put valuable parts at risk of damage. Over 90% of South Australia’s cultural […]

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The State of Canada’s Natural and Cultural Heritage 2021 tabled in Parliament

The State of Canada’s Natural and Cultural Heritage 2021 tabled in Parliament Canada NewsWire GATINEAU, QC, Dec. 2021 The report provides an overview of the condition of national historic sites, national parks, national marine conservation areas and other heritage programs and functions administered by Parks Canada. GATINEAU, QC, December 17, 2021 / CNW / – […]