Humanities

Royal House: Capitalizing on Rosia Montana's cultural and natural heritage - key for a sustainable future

Capitalizing on Rosia Montana's cultural and natural heritage is key for a sustainable future of this exceptional cultural site, but also for the inhabitants of this place, the Royal House states. "The Royal Family has supported Rosia Montana's case ever since 2009, backing in every possible way the safeguarding and flourishing of the Rosia Montana virtues and values.

Iohannis: Sustainable development must turn Rosia Montana into heritage capitalization model

President Klaus Iohannis welcomed today the inclusion of the Rosia Montana historic mining site to the UNESCO World Heritage List. "I welcome the inclusion of the Rosia Montana mining cultural landscape into the world heritage!

Ten percent of archaeological works on display at museums

As of 2020, the number of artworks registered in museum inventories is close to 3.5 million, according to Yahya Coşkun, the deputy director-general of the Cultural Heritage and Museums.

Stating that 90 percent of the artworks registered in the museums are being kept in storages, Coşkun said the works on display make up only 10 percent of all relics.

Ursi village wooden church - among European Heritage Award winners

The wooden church in Ursi village, Popesti commune - Valcea County, was designated among the winners of the European Heritage Awards, in the Conservation category. "The European Commission and Europa Nostra have just announced the 2021 winners of the European Heritage Awards/Europa Nostra Awards, the EU prize for cultural heritage funded by the Creative Europe programme.

Van Museum awaits visitors after reopening

The Van Museum, built within the scope of the "centers of attraction support program," carried out by the Industry and Technology Ministry in the eastern province of Van, attracts the attention of visitors with 45,000 artifacts dating back to many civilizations as well as the Urartians and animation sections related to historical periods.

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