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Heritage Day Brazil: looking for the new Maurício de Nassau

October 2009 -

During Heritage Day Brazil, which took place in Rotterdam early October, a fresh, broad perspective on international cooperation in heritage preservation was promoted.

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Sibongile van Damme: "Bureaucrats like us operate within a limited mandate"

September 2009 -

Sibongile van Damme about the tricky relationship between governments, cultural funds and recipients.

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ArtEast and Cascoland, 'the real Kirgizian artists'

September 2009 -

Art students from Kirgizia and artists from Dutch Cascoland presented their 'interventions in public space' during Boom-Boom, the fourth International Contemporary Art Exhibition in Bishkek, August 2009.

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South Africa entranced by Sarah Bartmann

July 2009 -

The South African Ministry of Culture launched a contest for the design of a memorial centre focusing on Sarah - Saartjie - Bartmann and her people, the Khoi San in March 2009.

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Tanzania's maritime heritage mapped

March 2009 -

For centuries, Tanzania's coast was East Africa's most powerful trade centre. Ruins on Kilwa Kisiwani and Songo Mnara are now silent witnesses of the coast's golden age. These sites are now endangered and have therefore been included on the Unesco List of World Heritage in Danger. The Netherlands Centre for International Hertiage Activities has been asked to assist in mapping and protecting the sites that are located underwater.

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Heritage activities in Galle are a hit with the population

February 2009 -

Over the last years the walled town of Galle in southwest Sri Lanka has worked continuously work on restoring the unique heritage. The special aspect about this project was the large involvement of the local population.

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Anthropological museum in Khulm to become tourist attraction

November 2008 -

Extensive effort is being devoted to the renovation of the museum in Kabul and the restoration of the Bagh-e Jehan Nama palace complex in Khulm, formerly known as Tashqurghan.

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CIE Heritage Day South Africa to be continued as Internet platform

June 2008 -

In order to ensure that the network in the field of cultural heritage will be able to maintain contact and exchange project knowledge and expertise, there now is an Internet platform.

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Curiosity without borders: revolution in Dutch art world

April 2008 -

A Curiosity Manifesto and improved cooperation between the organisations were the results of the Unlimited Curiosity symposium held on 31 March 2008.

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