GOOGLE CULTURAL INSTITUTE EXHIBITION ON THE 7 MOST ENDANGERED LIST FOR 2014 IS ONLINE
The online exhibition with the 7 Most Endangered monuments and heritage sites in Europe for 2014 can now be accessed online on the Google Cultural Institute platform. Online visitors can find out about these landmarks scattered across Europe and better understand the threats and the cultural and historical significance of each site.
The 7 Most Endangered sites for 2014 are:
1) Historic Stage Machinery of the Bourla Theatre, Antwerp, BELGIUM
2) Neighbourhoods of Dolcho and Apozari, Kastoria, GREECE
3) Citadel of Alessandria, ITALY
4) Carillons of the Mafra National Palace, PORTUGAL
5) Wooden Churches in Southern Transylvania and Northern Oltenia, ROMANIA
6) Colour Row Settlement in Chernyakhovsk, RUSSIA
7) Synagogue in Subotica, SERBIA
The exhibit contain photos, videos, descriptive text, and some key facts and figures on ‘The 7 Most Endangered’ programme, which was launched in January 2013 by Europa Nostra with the European Investment Bank Institute as founding partner and the Council of Europe Development Bank as associated partner. The aim of this exhibition is to raise awareness on the programme and act as a catalyst for action.
The partnership between Europa Nostra and the Google Cultural Institute was launched in December 2013 in Brussels, during the European heritage policy conference ‘Cultural Heritage for Europe, Europe for Cultural Heritage’ held at Bibliothèque Solvay.