Posts Tagged ‘UNESCO’

  • ICOMOS praises Bulgarian culture minister for preserving Old Nesebar as UNESCO World Heritage

    on Dec 22, 12 • in Bulgaria, Cultural heritage, News, UNESCO • with Comments Off on ICOMOS praises Bulgarian culture minister for preserving Old Nesebar as UNESCO World Heritage

    There is a huge positive change in the preservation of Old Nesebar as a monument from the UNESCO World Heritage List, architect Gergely Nagy, an expert with the International Council of Monuments and Sites (UNESCO-ICOMOS), said at a meeting with Bulgarian Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov on Friday, announced the Ministry of Culture. Nagy was on a three-day visit to Bulgaria to inspect the progress of the ministry and municipality of Nesebar in preserving the world monument. In 2010 Gergely Nagy participated in an inspection of the Old Nesebar. Back then a lot of irregularities were

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  • UNESCO club HAEMUS

    on Dec 21, 12 • in Our Activity, UNESCO • with Comments Off on UNESCO club HAEMUS

    UNESCO club HAEMUS was established at the end of 2012 with the special permission from the National Commission for UNESCO of the Republic of Macedonia which operates within the Ministry of culture of the Republic of Macedonia. Aims and Roles of UNESCO Club HAEMUS The main objective of UNESCO is “to contribute to peace and security in the world by promoting collaboration among nations through Education, Science, Culture and Communication in order to further universal respect for justice, for the rule of law and for the human rights and fundamental freedoms which are affirmed for the peoples of the world, without distinction of

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  • Çatalhöyük: Shrine of the Hunters

    on Dec 4, 12 • in Cultural heritage, News, Turkey, UNESCO • with Comments Off on Çatalhöyük: Shrine of the Hunters

    The ‘Shrine of the Hunters’ is an archaeological reconstruction of a level 5 house from Çatalhöyük. It was originally excavated in the 1960’s by James Mellaart and aside from a few informational illustrations, has had surprisingly little coverage. One of the most decorated houses ever found at the site, this piece began as the focus of a MSc Dissertation by Grant Cox during the Virtual Pasts course at the University of Southampton and has since evolved into an animation. Original source: http://goo.gl/Ydhh

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  • Aiming for cultural heritage list

    on Nov 27, 12 • in Cultural heritage, News, Turkey, UNESCO • with Comments Off on Aiming for cultural heritage list

    The Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry has initiated proposals for Turkish coffee and mesir paste to be considered as additions to the world cultural heritage list. Turkey has the highest number of registries on UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage List, said the ministry’s Research and Education General Director Ahmet Arı. According to Arı, a certain strategy had not been followed so far in cultural research, but now the ministry aimed to kill two birds with one stone in the selection of elements to be submitted to UNESCO’s list as well as promoted for tourism. The intangible

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