The Mid Nordic Region

- register by 15th of August

Theme: World Heritage and issues of cultural, natural, industrial and intangible heritage of the Midnordic area. Seminar is aimed for cultural field experts, researches, cultural organizations, students and others interested in cultural issues. Work aimed at doing research, preserving and popularizing natural and cultural heritage in Midnordic area.

Cultural heritage –perspective: in addition to excisting sites, also about the process, ie. how to nominate to the list. Including also the concept of intangible heritage.

Workshops: implementing the workshops in a way that the participants can choose from a couple of different options.

Seminar language: English

Draft of program

Wednesday 24/9: arrivals

Thursday 25/9: World heritage and its importance in the region
Lectures and workshops in theme-groups and walking to sites in Old Rauma with the moderators.
- Everyday life in World Heritage site, discussions from local residents point of view etc.
- Doing business in World Heritage site
- World Heritage sites protection and maintenance, Tammela Old Rauma Renovation Centre
Excursion: Sammallahdenmäki Bronze Age burial cairns, World Heritage Site
Evening program: Pori Sinfonietta concert & Awarding ceremony of the Midnordic Cultural Prizes

Friday 26/9: Heritage in everyday life
Natural, industrial and intangible heritage issues. Education, tourism and cultural identity. Lectures and case-presentations. Excursion: Successful productization of industrial heritage and cultural history - Noormarkku ironworks area

More information and updated program and registration link at: link, opens in new window

Further information from: Krista Tupala, Satakunta Regional Council,
tel. +358 2 620 4387