Nomination for the ICOMOS SLovakia prize
The Monumenta - Maintenance Prevention Project was nominated for "National Prize of ICOMOS Slovakia - Heritage for the Future" with several other activities in the field of cultural heritage protection. The award ceremony took place on 20 April 2018 at the Music Hall (chapel) of the Bratislava Castle at 14:00. Prizes were awarded in more than one category.
Presentation in Vilnius
Head of the OPÚD B. Rezník presented Pro monumenta in the conference in Vilnius on November 16th. The conference was prepared by the national grant manager of the EEA grants program on Cultural Heritage and Local Government - Effective Management. He presented the project Pro Monumenta as well as the whole system of implementation of preventive care for immovable cultural monuments. The presentation of the project in the form of a short film and a more detailed discusions met with great enthusiasm among the participants.
Woodworking course in Banská Štiavnica
From 25th of September to 29th of September was held in Banská Štiavnica a course and a seminar organized by Obnova s.r.o. "Carpentry and joinery" at the Center for Building Heritage - Central. The course was attended also by our inspectors and skilled carpenters Ing. arch. Július Lišaník and Ing. arch. Andrej Ivan. The first day was devoted to theoretical lectures, including a lecture of our inspector from Trnava - Mgr. Danka Zacharova, PhD. Perhaps the most attractive element of the program was the participation of the famous Czech traditional carpenter Peter Růžička. More information can be found at www.obnova.sk.
Seminar in Humenné
On Aug. 31 a seminar dedicated to the sacred and folk wooden architecture took place at the Vihorlats Museum in Humenne, which was connected with the opening of the exhibition of photographs of wooden temples in Norway. The seminar was organized by the Carpathian Wooden Temples Association. Pro Monumenta was presented in two lectures by Branislav Rezník and Pavol Ižvolt. Interesting themes in the discussion were the comparison of wooden architecture in Norway and Slovakia, or technical or managerial and tourism services.
Cooperation with the graphic documentation department
protective measures at the Modry Kameň castle
Traditional Carpentry by Pro Monumenta at the banská Bystrica days
Pro Monumenta presented examples of traditional carpentry at the Banská Bystrica Days. Supporting traditional building crafts is one of our goals for the future direction. Traditional crafts play an irreplaceable role in restoring of monuments and preventive measures. They are also part of our intangible cultural heritage.
New film about Pro Monumenta on YOU TUBE!
From today we can show a new film by famous Slovak Photographer Tomáš Hulík about our project, which you can watch on YOU TUBE. The film was created thanks to the contribution of the Embassy of the Kingdom of Norway in Slovakia. The film has Englisg subtitles.