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2017 - 05 - 19

The 10th meeting of Polish and Lithuanian cultural heritage experts in Vilnius

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Following the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Lithuania and the Government of the Republic of Poland on Cooperation in the Area of Protection of Cultural Heritage (signed in Warsaw on 16 December 1999), the 10th bilateral meeting between Polish and Lithuanian cultural heritage expert groups was held in Vilnius (Lithuania) on 17-18 May 2017.
 
The meeting was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania, the Department of Cultural Heritage, the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland, the National Heritage Board as well as other Lithuanian and Polish bodies of culture and cultural heritage.
 
During the meeting, the parties summarised the cooperation activities following the 9th meeting of the Polish and Lithuanian cultural heritage expert groups held on 29-30 May 2016 in Gdansk (Poland) and discussed the issues relevant to both countries in the area of cultural heritage protection: cooperation in research works as well as conservation and restoration projects in the objects significant to both countries, launching a cultural route “Europe of the Jagiellonian dynasty”, cooperation between museums, libraries and archives, sharing relevant information, etc. At the end of the meeting, a Protocol on Further Mutual Cooperation Actions was signed by the heads of the both delegations: Renaldas Augustinavičius, Vice Minister of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania and Jarosław Sellin, Secretary of Stateat theMinistryof Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland.
 
 
After the meeting the experts visited the Franciscan St.Virgin Mary Assumption church, the Dominican church of the Holly Spirit, the Bernardine church and the Gates of Dawn chapel, discussed the cooperation in carrying out the restoration works in these objects.
 
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