Pro Patrimonio News

“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 […]

Serial 15 – Practical research on inter-war plasters

  Studying the types of plaster and textures – incredibly diverse in form, materiality and manufacturing – we also observed the types of decay that are encountered. Many people ask us how to repair them. That’s why the Pro Patrimonio team continues to study practical ways of intervening in different situations. We are currently studying […]

The Wooden Church of Urși laureate at the European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards 2021

25 Mai 2021 Today the European Commission and Europa Nostra have just announced the 2021 winners of the European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards, the EU prize for cultural heritage funded by the Creative Europe programme. This year, Europe’s top honour in the heritage field goes to 24 exemplary achievements from 18 European countries. […]

Experimental Garden at the Neamțu Manor

Context. Climate changes. The desertification process has become a chronic problem in southern Romania. Experts estimate that over 1,000 hectares of land become sand dunes every year, which means that in 50 years the vast majority of southern lands will be covered with sand, in the absence of immediate action. The Neamţu manor in Olari […]

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