Lituanie – Lithuania

24 février 2023

Les JEMA sont organisées à Vilnius, capitale de la Lituanie par l’Agence dédiée au renouvellement de la vieille ville depuis 2015. Une douzaine de galeries et ateliers ouvrent leurs portes.

Programme à retrouver sur leur facebook et leur site.

The EACD are organised in Vilnius by the Old Town Renewal Agency

Revitalisation Strategy for Vilnius Historic city centre was developed by the group of international experts with the support of the World Bank. The Strategy foresaw setting up of an Old Town Renewal Agency, which was set by the Municipality in 1998. The Agency continuously implements provisions of the World Heritage Convention. Financed by Vilnius Municipality the Agency informs, consults and financially supports the local community on historic properties’ maintenance issues, implements monitoring of World Heritage site and its’ objects, promotes the WH site and its outstanding universal value through awareness-raising activities. Agency’s priorities are creation of open data base of research, projects and other related to history and maintenance of the WH site, youth awareness-raising, strengthening of public consultations and engagement into planning and maintenance processes, continuous financial support for heritage property owners, establishment of WH Research and Communication Centre in co-operation UNESCO WHC, OWHC and the Baltic Sea region partners.

The Agency coordinates the Municipal Program for the Traditional Crafts and organises EACD in Vilnius since 2015.  12 workshops-galleries – members of Vilnius Municipal Crafts’ Programme take part in the events of EACD. 

More information on their facebook or their website.