World Heritage Sites in Russia and Finland

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Онлайн семинар. ОВН России и Финляндии

Speakers from Russia and Finland shared experience in the sphere of management, preservation and development of Wooden World Heritage Sites.

More than 50 participants gathered in online format on the international seminar, dedicated to wooden historic monuments – world heritage sites (WHS).

Presentation  of coordinator of WHS “old Rauma” Aino Koivukari  aroused interest among participants. Aino told about the old part of town which includes about 600 domestic buildings and 800 inhabitants, who live in those houses,  have to agree  all exterior and interior repairs.
In the video Ano and Timo Holgeri told  history of their family house from the beginning of XIX century. They told how the building was changed over time and was adapted for family requirements

Ulla Rahola presented the Old Church in Petajavesi and informed about peculiarities of preservation, development and  usage of the historic wooden building.

Juhani Kostet, former Director General, Finnish Heritage Agency  presented information about WHS of Finland  and managing documents.

Specialists of the Kizhi Museum, Olga Titova nad Alexander Lyubimtsev shared experience in the sphere of management of WHS “Kizhi Pogost” and  restoration of the Curch of Transfiguration on Kizhi Island.

Watch the video about Old Rauma and Old Church in Petajavesi: