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heritage organiSations

from central and eastern europe


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New podcast in the Ukraine Heritage Spotlight series: On the ground with UNESCO

We launch the fourth podcast in the “Ukraine Heritage Spotlight” series, in which we raise important issues regarding the heritage situation in Ukraine. In this episode, we talk to Professor Chiara Dezzi Bardeschi, who heads the UNESCO Desk in Ukraine.

The first Meeting of the Advisory Council of the European Heritage Hub

On February 20, 2024, the first meeting of the Advisory Councul of the international European Heritage Hub project took place, of which our regional centre of Europa Nostra is a partner. One of the members of the Council is Professor Jacek Purchla, vice-president of Europa Nostra and president of the Society of Friends of Kraków History and Heritage, the operator of the Krakow Hub.

Protection for Academic Ritual from Kraków

On February 12, 2024, practice from Kraków – the inaugural procession of Jagiellonian University professors – was added to Polish National List of Intangible Cultural Heritage. It is the first academic initiative to be included among the national intangible cultural heritage practices to be protected in Poland.

Heritage organisation survey: complete the survey and share with us your knowledge and experience

We invite you to participate in a study collecting data on the non-governmental heritage sector in Central and Eastern Europe. The study aims to understand the size and nature of this sector as well as the challenges and opportunities it faces. The survey results will be part of a report prepared within the framework of the Mapping the Non-Governmental Heritage Sector in Central and Eastern Europe project.

Kraków Heritage Forum is up and running

On January 31, 2024, we held the second meeting of Krakow heritage NGO’s. This space for dialogue initiated and led by the Europa Nostra Heritage Hub in Krakow was named the Kraków Heritage Forum. The meeting attended by representatives from nearly thirty civil organisations focused on the intangible heritage of Krakow. .

Inside the Innovation Manor – new podcast

What can civil society do for heritage? Basically there is no limit. Listen to the next episode of our ‘Holistic Heritage’ series. We speak to Natalia Gnoińska, president of Fundacja 8Marca, who has initiated a concept of the Innovation Manor in Rokietnica, south-east Poland.