Archive for the ‘Tourism’ Category

  • Çatalhöyük ancient city helps Konya become a tourism hub

    on Apr 23, 13 • in Archaeology, Neolithic, News, Tourism, Turkey • with Comments Off on Çatalhöyük ancient city helps Konya become a tourism hub

    Young diplomats from all over the world have visited the ancient city of Çatalhöyük ancient city as part of Tourism Week events, which were organized as part of a new initiative to attract tourists to the Central Anatolian province of Konya. Diplomats took information from guides while attending a reception for the week. The manager of the Konya Culture and Tourism Directorate organized the event. Konya Mayor Aydın Nezih Doğan said the aim of the week was to revive Konya’s tourism potential. Noting that there were many plans in terms of reviving tourism, he said

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  • Exhibition in Skopje by National Geographic Western Balkans Geotourism

    on Apr 2, 13 • in Cultural heritage, Culture, Exhibition, News, Photo, Republic of Macedonia, Tourism • with Comments Off on Exhibition in Skopje by National Geographic Western Balkans Geotourism

    INVITATION The Stewardship Council invites you to the opening of the international travelling Exhibition of photographs in Skopje. Kursumli An – Skopje Old Bazaar April 03, 2013, 15:00h (Cocktail reception) Entrance: FREE About the Council: National Geographic Western Balkans Council together with USAID RCI have undertaken serious initiative of empowering regional tourism by launching the Regional Portal and forming a strong network, cooperating on further initiatives in the region. Participating countries are: Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro. About the Exhibition: This exhibition was held in Washington DC 18-22, June 2012 to promote the public launch

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  • Balkan Museum Network Conference – Meet, See, Do

    on Mar 28, 13 • in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Conference, Cultural heritage, Culture, Management, Museum, News, Tourism • with Comments Off on Balkan Museum Network Conference – Meet, See, Do

    Dear colleagues, Deadline for application to ‘Meet, See, Do’ conference has been extended until 2 April. The Balkan Museum Network invites you to “Meet, See, Do”. The event will take place between 23-25 April 2013, in Sarajevo. A maximum of 40 participants will be accepted to attend the conference (maximum 2 from each institution). This includes accommodation, travel, visa, lunches and a conference dinner. Per diems are not included. Key themes of the Conference are: 1. Access & Inclusion; 2. Interpretation & Communication; 3. Cultural Tourism; 4. Developing Successful Projects/Project Management; 5. Museology.   Working

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  • Hagia Sophia: Facts, History & Architecture

    on Mar 2, 13 • in Archaeology, Architecture, Art, Byzantine, Christianity, Cultural heritage, Culture, History, Music, News, Ottoman period, Religion, Tourism, Turkey • with Comments Off on Hagia Sophia: Facts, History & Architecture

      The Hagia Sophia, whose name means “holy wisdom,” is a domed monument originally built as a cathedral in Constantinople (now Istanbul, Turkey) in the sixth century A.D. It contains two floors centered on a giant nave that has a great dome ceiling, along with smaller domes, towering above. “Hagia Sophia’s dimensions are formidable for any structure not built of steel,” writes Helen Gardner and Fred Kleiner in their book “Gardner’s Art Through the Ages: A Global History.” “In plan it is about 270 feet [82 meters] long and 240 feet [73 meters] wide. The

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  • CONFERENCE: “ARCHAEOLOGICAL PARKS” 2013 – TRASP Serbia

    on Feb 26, 13 • in Ancient Rome, Conference, Cultural heritage, Management, News, Roman period, Serbia, Tourism • with Comments Off on CONFERENCE: “ARCHAEOLOGICAL PARKS” 2013 – TRASP Serbia

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  • HAEMUS organizes an educational tour to Viminacium, Lepenski Vir and Romuliana

    on Jan 17, 13 • in Archaeology, Architecture, History, News, Our Activity, Prehistory, Roman period, Serbia, Tourism • with Comments Off on HAEMUS organizes an educational tour to Viminacium, Lepenski Vir and Romuliana

    On March 30 and 31, 2013, Haemus will organize an educational field trip to the archaeological sites of Viminacium, Lepenski Vir and Felix Romuliana, the last being on the list of UNESCO since 2007. The tour is designed primarily for professionals from the field of cultural heritage in the Republic of Macedonia, as well as for students of archaeology, history, classical studies and all compatible disciplines. The main purpose of the tour is to present the management of archaeological heritage in the Republic of Serbia, represented by three main archaeological sites: Viminacium (ancient roman town)

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