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Spreading culture through comics

We’re in the centre of Lviv to visit UA Comix – a comic book store, as you might have guessed from the name. But it’s so much more than that. W rzeczywistości bowiem znajdujące się tam komiksy są bronią w walce i istotnym wsparciem ukraińskiego wysiłku wojennego przeciwko rosyjskiemu najeźdźcy.


On 19 June, the Kraków Heritage Forum met for the last time before the summer break. Over 40 representatives from Kraków’s NGOs, informal groups, institutions, and the City Council gathered at the Guild of Food Crafts to continue their work on protecting and promoting Kraków’s culinary heritage by developing a set of recommendations for the city authorities and the Provincial Marshal’s Office.

European Heritage Hub allocates grants to 14 heritage projects in EU neighbouring countries

The European Heritage Hub, a pilot project co-funded by the EU connecting heritage stakeholders across Europe, has selected 14 heritage projects across 11 EU neighbouring countries for its Small Grants Scheme

Social Forum for the Heritage Community Launched by the European Heritage Hub

The European Heritage Hub pilot project has launched a Social Forum designed for heritage professionals and enthusiasts. This online community offers a dedicated space for users to connect with peers, expand their networks, and collaborate on topics central to culture and cultural heritage

Bratislava art bridge

December 2022 marked the reopening of the Slovak National Gallery after major reconstruction. Our guide to the newly opened building is Alexandra Kusá PhD, its general director and a specialist in 20th century art.

Redefining heritage

“Redefining heritage” – listen to the next episode of the “Holistic Heritage” series. In this episode, we speak to one of European heritage’s most revered practitioners, Professor Jacek Purchla.

New podcast in On The Road: Harnessing the power of Ukrainian heritage

One of the most important activities in heritage research is not just looking at the past, but recording the present for future generations of citizens and scholars. This is exactly what Dr Iryna Sklokina is doing from the Center for Urban History in Lviv. One of the centre’s projects is „Un-archiving Post-industry”, which digitally preserves endangered industrial heritage collections in Ukraine’s East.

Three European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards in 2024 for Poland!

All of this year’s Polish laureates are connected with Silesia: Historic Ignacy Mine, Rybnik (Category: Conservation and Adaptation), Serfenta Craft Revitalization Model, Cieszyn (Category: Education, Training, and Skills), Piotr Gerber PhD, Wrocław (Heritage Champions category).