In January 26th – 28th 2016 TRAININGS FOR THE PUBLIC took place at Pavirvytė manor landlord house (Pavirvytės srt. 14, Pavirvytė village, Viekšniai parish, Mažeikiai region). These trainings are one of the activities of project which is implemented by PI “Academy of Cultural Heritage” together with the partner from Norway “The actualization and restoration of the wooden cultural heritage in Lithuania in collaboration with Norwegian specialists of cultural heritage applying the Norwegian experience to the landlord house of Pavirvytė manor (the unique code in the registry of Cultural values – 36246)”.
During the trainings participants had a chance to hear more about this project, its process of implementation, to get acquainted with possibilities of funding and reimbursement for maintenance works of cultural heritage objects, to understand more about the origins and current issues of cultural heritage protection, its accounting and what kind of legislation regulates it. Also participants had a chance to know why research must be done in cultural heritage objects, what kind of heritage is national majority heritage and how to protect cultural heritage objects from fire. Theoretical and practical workshops were done according mentioned topics.
Trainings attracted representatives of Viekšniai community, Šerkšnėnai parish, Telšiai Faculty of Vilnius Art Academy, owners of manors, craftsmen, representatives of organizations of construction, heritage protection and repair, also parsons from all over Lithuania.
Project is funded according to the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism 2009-2014 Conservation and Revitalization of Cultural and Natural Heritage Program. The aim of the project is to actualize the problems of Lithuanian wooden heritage and to restore it when collaborating with Norwegian specialists of cultural heritage by sharing their experiences and applying it to Lithuanian Pavirvytė manor house (the unique code in the registry of Cultural values – 36246).
Authors of photos: Agnė Žilinskaitė, Indrė Rutkauskaitė, Antanas Naujokas.
The project is commonly funded by Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway according to the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism and Republic of Lithuania.
More information about the project: head of the project Indrė Rutkauskaitė, tel./fax (370 5) 2619886, mob.tel. +37068413902, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org