The European Centre for Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Monuments participates in the project “Traditional Touch to the Preservation of Wooden Heritage: Master Hands-Young Brains Cooperation Project“, included in the program “Grant Scheme for Common Cultural Heritage: Preservation and Dialogue between Turkey and the EU-II (CCH-II) “(EUROPEAID), which aims to promote and strengthen joint cultural heritage activities, which are implemented jointly by Turkish and European organizations and institutions.
The main objectives of the project are the preservation and promotion of traditional woodcarvings in Greece and Turkey, the creation of dialogue and the transfer of tradition and know-how from old masters to new students. The main body of the project is the YAPIMED, Graduates and Members Society of Istanbul Zincirlikuyu Technical and Constructional Vocational High School, with partners EKBMM and the University of Istanbul. The project includes activities to promote woodcarvings, exhibitions, workshops, educational trips, roundtable and publication.
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