Pro Patrimonio News

Enescu House in Mihăileni on its third life

July 2024 After a year of intense efforts, the George Enescu House in Mihăileni has overcome the most difficult phase. The biological report prepared by Mrs. Ionela Melinte, a biologist, certifies that the works to eliminate the Merulius lacrymans fungus were correctly approached and that the house is now biologically sanitized. The interventions were carried […]

Education for Heritage Programme gets a new graphic identity

June 2024 For ten years now, Pro Patrimonio houses and places have been actively and constantly opening up to nearby youth communities through programmes of exploration and creative use of local resources, through direct reference to the heritage object. The houses have been, in turn, photographic subjects, „characters” in animated films made by the children, […]

Heritage Kit and Caravan. Preparations.

May 2024 In these first months of work for the heritage education project for this year, work is going on under the surface to produce the materials with which trainers and children will explore the Enescu House in Mihăileni,Botoșani county; Country House Viscri 18, Viscri,Brasov county; Golescu Villa, Câmpulung Muscel Town, Argeș county; Neamțu Mansion, […]

The Heritage Kit and Caravan – Houses and Communities Working Together

For a year and a half, from the beginning of 2024 until June 2025, the Heritage Education program has been enriched with more workstations and offers 125 children from rural areas and beyond the opportunity to learn directly through experimentation and creativity about the heritage of architecture, local memory and identity, nature, buildings, relationships between […]

Five years of partnership in support of local communities in Botoșani and Olt

March 18, 2024 The partnership initiated five years ago between Pro Patrimonio Foundation and UiPath Foundation continues throughout 2024 in the communities of children around the George Enescu House in Mihăileni and Neamțu Manor in Olari – historical monuments from Botoșani and Olt counties. Education for Heritage Over the past ten years Pro Patrimonio Foundation […]

SOS Zarifopol Manor, Bacău

In February 2024, Pro Patrimonio provided consultancy to a local community. It is the Zarifopol Manor in the village of Cârligi, Bacău county, in a state of abandonment and vandalization due to a long process of retrocession. The villagers want it not to disappear and to be used again, to bring new life and energy […]

Circular Catalysts exhibition and workshop in London

  From 6-8 November the British Council’s Circular Catalysts programme travelled to London. The Romanian Cultural Institute in London hosted the exhibition, meetings, discussions, presentations and workshops during this phase of the project. Vernisajul din 6 noiembrie a adunat o comunitate extinsă de oameni interesați, expaţi dar nu numai. Aceștia au fost întâmpinați de discursurile […]

Practical research through testing at a building on Mătăsari Street

In November, the Forgotten Textures – Historical Plastering project team, supported by restorer Ana Chiricuță, carried out some tests on the facade of a building on Mătăsari Street, Bucharest, with the owners’ consent. Using the results of the analysis of the façade mortar, an attempt was made to reproduce the plaster to fill in the […]

Preserving of the Șirineasa wooden church during winter

December 2023 We are currently working intensively on a protective superstructure for the wooden church in Șirineasa, Vâlcea county. With the support of the Fondation de France and the Storck House Foundation, we are going to succeed in protecting the building before the onset of winter. The structure is necessary both to preserve the whole […]

An iconic project for the local community

Despite the critical times it is going through, the Enescu House in Mihăileni proves its vitality through the strong links it creates and carries forward. The local community has come to our aid in various ways. These people have been part of the educational projects we have been running in the community for four years […]

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