On October 25, The Flemish Minister for Culture, Mrs Joke Schauvliege, has granted the Flemish Community Award for Cultural Heritage 2012-2013 to the Flanders Heritage Library. According to the jury, the Flanders Heritage Library provides a clear illustration of the part that a small intermediary organization can play to tear down the walls between the different conservation institutions.
International symposium on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of UNESCO’s Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (2003)
ICH-brokers, facilitators and mediators. Critical success(f)actors for the safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage. 6 November 2013 @ FARO
This is the biennial symposium of the International Commission for Research into European Food History (ICREFH), organized in Brussels by FOST and FARO, September 17-19.
Friday 31 May 2013, FARO and FOST (Social & Cultural Food Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussel) organise a masterclass with Loïc Bienassis, titled: “Thinking heritagization. The example of the culinary.”
Artworks from the Royal Museums of Fine Arts (Brussels) can now be explored at brushstroke level detail, thanks to the participation of the museum in the Google Art Project.
The UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Heritage - taking place in Bali (Indonesia) from 22 to 29 November - selected the programme of cultivating ludodiversity in Flanders as one of five new best safeguarding practices.
The age sets of Leuven were inscribed on UNESCO's Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The decision was taken by the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Heritage meeting in Bali (Indonesia) which took place in November 2011.
Lukasweb.be, the dynamic e-platform of Lukas | Art in Flanders not only got a renewed design but changed its technical side, too. Lukasweb.be alllows museums and collectors to create, manage, distribute and sell high quality digital photographs of artworks for a diverse array of applications.
On February 4, 2011, Georgia will be the tenth State to approve or ratify the 2005 Faro framework convention – the Council of Europe Framework Convention on the Value of Cultural Heritage for Society. This means that the very inspiring and guiding text will take effect as of June 1, 2011. It is sure to be a symbolic milestone in the history of cultural heritage policy!