In October 7th – 9th 2015 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, practical aspects and frequently made mistakes of fire safety in cultural heritage objects, 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 discussed on the topic of importance of national majorities heritage, they were consulted by the head of Telšiai section of Cultural Heritage Department of Culture Ministry and the head of fire safety in Telšiai district.
During the second trainings day participants took the chance to participate in practical trainings of wooden heritage in Vikšniai town (Mažeikiai region) which is well known for its wooden architecture and rich history (the unique code in the registry of Cultural values – 31793). Participants of trainings analyzed town’s urbanity issues, evaluated the authenticity of wooden architecture, its uniqueness and importance, and offered possibilities and suggestions for its preservation.
Trainings attracted both specialist of heritage protection and people from over Lithuania: Druskininkai, Jurbarkas, Tauragė, Vilnius, Kaunas, Telšiai, Plungė and other cities and regions.
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: Raimondas Urbakavičius, Agnė Žilinskaitė, Ernestas Samsonas.
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