Ceremony for the Outbuilding Project in Røros in Norway

The Local Award Ceremony for the Outbuilding Project in Røros in Norway, winner of an EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Award 2015 in the category Education, Training and Awareness-Raising, will take place at the Røros Museum on 21-22 September 2015. The event will also mark the 20th Anniversary of the Outbuilding Project.


Monday, 21 September

09:00 – 16:00
Workshop on Norwegian wood craftsmanship

16:00 – 17.30
Light meal

17:30 – 20:30
Award Ceremony

Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Outbuilding Project

Speech by Hans Vintervold, Mayor of Røros

17:45 – 18.05
Address by Carl von Essen, Council Member of Europa Nostra and President of Europa Nostra Sweden

18:05 – 18:25
Speech by Eir Grytli, Professor Department of Architectural Design, History and Technology, NTNU, Trondheim. Former Cultural Heritage Manager

18:25 – 18:40
Address by Thorbjørn Berntsen, former Norwegian Minister of Environmental Affairs

18:40 – 19:00
Speech by Jon Godal, Expert on wooden constructions

19:00 – 19:30

19:30 – 19:45
Address by Eli Høsøien, House owner, Røros

19:45 – 20:00
Speech by Kjell Andresen, Riksantikvaren – the Directorate for Cultural Heritage

20:00 – 20:20
Address by Berit Bakosgjelten, Manager of the Preservation Centre, Røros Museum

Tuesday, 22 September

09:00 – 10:30
Exploring the Outbuilding Project: City walk with craftsmen

11:00 – 15:00
Exhibitions in the Røros Museum
For further information about the Local Award Ceremony:
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