Cultural project realised with Ashmyany district was launched

At the beginning of November the project “Two countries— common culture and history” was launched. The administration of the Self-government of Vilnius Region will be realising it together with the Executive Committee of Ashmyany district (Belarus).

The project aims at preserving the cultural and historical heritage and popularising the tourism on border areas.

In the realisation process, the partners will restore exhibitions of the Museum in Bareikiskes (Rukainiai County) and the Museum in Ashmyany, they will open a trans-border touristic route “Historical routes on Ashmyany region” and organise many cultural events promoting the region as well as festivals “Ghosts of Halshany castle” and “Spring of Poetry”.

The project is financed by the EU on the basis of the Trans-Border Cooperation between Lithuania, Latvia and Belarus Project.

The project is worth 172 544 euro, including 10 000 euro from the Self-government of Vilnius region.

The agreement about cooperation with the Executive Committee of Ashmyany district was signed by the Self-government of Vilnius region five years ago, in September 2007.

Source:  http://kurierwilenski.lt/2012/11/08/ruszyl-projekt-kulturalny-realizowany-wspolnie-z-rejonem-oszmianskim/  

Tłumaczenie Emilia Zawieracz w ramach praktyk w Europejskiej Fundacji Praw Człowieka, www.efhr.eu. Translated by Emilia Zawieracz the framework of a traineeship programme of the European Foundation of Human Rights, www.efhr.eu.

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