Pro Patrimonio News

Grand Prix and Public Choice Award for Urşi Wooden Church at 2021 European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards

PRESS RELEASE European Commission and Europa Nostra announce Europe’s top heritage award winners 2021 Venice, 23 September 2021   The winners of the 2021 European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards, Europe’s top honour in the field, were celebrated this afternoon with a high-profile ceremony held at the headquarters of the Giorgio Cini Foundation in Venice. During […]

How our “Concerts on the Siret River” were

  The first edition of the project “Concerts on the Siret River”, initiated by Pro Patrimonio Foundation, took place between 18-21 August 2021 in three localities on the left bank of the Siret river: Mihăileni, Vârfu Câmpului and Călinești. To mark 140 years since the composer’s birth, four concerts took place in the George Enescu […]

Landscape and Sound Workshop Log

Our activities at the George Enescu House in Mihăileni continue! 08/27/2021 – Day 5 Let the sound out, we have DIY instruments! For the next 2 days, Andreea and Sorin are the musical hosts for sound explorations at Mihăileni. Today’s workshops interrogated the origins of sound, the path of instruments and the relationships between both […]

“Concerts on the Siret River”. Celebrating 140 years since the birth of George Enescu

From the 18th to 21st  August, 2021, Pro Patrimonio Foundation launches the first edition of the event “Concerts on the Siret River” which will take place in area north of the Siret River, Botoșani County. This year the concerts will take place at the George Enescu House in Mihăileni, the Miclescu Mansion in Călinești and […]

Worksite diary – Landscape and Art Workshop

8/3-4/2021 – Day 7-8 Epilogue. Even if Tuesday and Wednesday were the days of travel for volunteers and the Pro Patrimonio team on both days we worked hard to clean the place and complete the main path. We relied exclusively on the help of older children from Mihăileni, whom we thank, once again, for an […]

Europa Nostra applauds the decision for the inscription of Rosia Montana mining landscape on the World Heritage List and on the List of World Heritage in Danger

On 27 July, during the 44th extended session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, the Rosia Montana mining landscape was inscribed simultaneously on the World Heritage List and on the List of World Heritage in Danger. On this occasion, Sneška Quaedvlieg – Mihailovic, Secretary General of Europa Nostra, delivered a powerful statement, strongly applauding this […]

Series 16 – Practical Research on Inter-war Plaster

The practical research for the repair of the simili pierre wall is at the stage where completely damaged areas are being restored. The loose plaster has been removed. The masonry substructure has been rebuilt as it was completely eroded and unstable because of high humidity levels. The new structure has been plastered with a plaster […]

Re-consecration action

On July 4, 2021 took place the re-consecration of the wooden church, a historical monument, dedicated to the Feast of Annunciation and the Archangels Michael and Gabriel. The large turnout showed us once again how much we need positive examples and how important the strength of the local community can be. We rejoiced together with […]

The School of Landscape, Art and Sound at the George Enescu House in Mihăileni

06.07.2021   Good news for our Enescu summer! The new funding approved by the Administration of the National Cultural Fund completes our plans for this year in Mihăileni, started together with the UiPath Foundation, and the coming period seems to be full of surprises. Under the name “The School of Landscape, Art and Sound”, this […]

Site log 2021

For the start of the construction site at the beginning of April 2021, the mansion windows are being repaired and completed with the carpentry workshop Etrusca srl and the contract for the manor facades has been signed with a company specialized in the restoration, SHK Edificii Casa company. With the support of funding obtained in […]

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