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Results are Tagged with "Cultural Preservation"

Syria Cultural Heritage Initiative

The United States strongly supports efforts to preserve Syria’s cultural heritage. Six of Syria’s heritage areas are on UNESCO’s World Heritage List and 12 more have been nominated for inclusion.

Colloquium Connects Museum Representatives from Around the World

From September 29 – October 1, 2014, representatives from nine American museums met with their overseas counterparts in Washington, D.C. during the 2014 Museums Connect Colloquium.

Priceless Nepal: Patan's Legendary Kartik Nach

Since the 17th century costumed dancers and musicians have taken center stage once a year in Nepal's Patan Durbar Square to perform the legendary month-long Kartik Nach.

Imagery of Archaeological Site Looting in Syria

These satellite images document the scale of destruction that looters continue to inflict on archaeological heritage sites during the ongoing conflict in Syria.

Reclaiming Jordan's Cultural Heritage One Stone at a Time

“I was thrilled about the way the entire work force came together as a team.”

Sharing (and Saving) Cultural Heritage

While in the United States, Senat continued his work with a nongovernmental organization to help save a 6th-century castle in Kosovo with support from the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation, all while observing urban planning and historic preservation activities firsthand in Pennsylvania. His curiosity was well-received, and Senat was pleased by many aspects of American culture that helped him feel welcome.

Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation 2010 Awards

Stone sculptures from Lore-Lindu National Park in Central Sulawesi Province, Indonesia

Highlights of the cultural preservation projects around the world that received funding from the U.S. Department of State's U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation in 2010.

The Capitoline Venus

The Capitoline Venus housed at the Capitoline Museum in Rome, Italy

A Masterpiece from the Capitoline Museum, Rome.

It's Our Identity, It's Our Pride

Nepal struggles to keep its cultural history alive through its architecture.

Rohit Ranjitkar, program director of the Kathmandu Valley Preservation Trust and grantee of the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation, talks about preserving Nepal's cultural heritage as seen in its unique architecture.

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