Event Title

Building the Future through Cultural Heritage

Session

Integrated Design

Description

The objective of this paper is to explore promoting cultural heritage values and incorporating them in contemporary times. It will focus on raising awareness on the importance of cultural heritage values and preservation of the inherent cultural identity through preservation of antiquity, such as stone towers, silver handicrafts, decorative rugs, and loom work. It will discuss how community Museums as centers for knowledge on culture, also includes interface between the youth, cultural resource persons and heritage experts to broaden the scope of traditional knowledge and skills. The heritage school clubs bring together students of diverse ethnic backgrounds who share a common interest in promoting and preserving cultural heritage. This may be in the form of sharing experiences about their cultural backgrounds, learning about heritage in general, carrying out activities to preserve cultural heritage, promoting and expressing their cultural identity and appreciating other peoples’ cultures. The schools receive support in the form of training, teachers’ toolkits, maps of heritage sites in the country and other learning aids. The heritage club members receive “Heritage Passports,” heritage inscribed pens, caps, t-shirts, bracelets and other motivational materials.

Keywords:

cultural heritage, museums, handicrafts, fashion, loom work, product design

Session Chair

Ajhan Bajmaku, Artrit Bytyçi

Proceedings Editor

Edmond Hajrizi

ISBN

978-9951-550-19-2

Location

Pristina, Kosovo

Start Date

26-10-2019 1:30 PM

End Date

26-10-2019 3:00 PM

DOI

10.33107/ubt-ic.2019.09

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Building the Future through Cultural Heritage

Pristina, Kosovo

The objective of this paper is to explore promoting cultural heritage values and incorporating them in contemporary times. It will focus on raising awareness on the importance of cultural heritage values and preservation of the inherent cultural identity through preservation of antiquity, such as stone towers, silver handicrafts, decorative rugs, and loom work. It will discuss how community Museums as centers for knowledge on culture, also includes interface between the youth, cultural resource persons and heritage experts to broaden the scope of traditional knowledge and skills. The heritage school clubs bring together students of diverse ethnic backgrounds who share a common interest in promoting and preserving cultural heritage. This may be in the form of sharing experiences about their cultural backgrounds, learning about heritage in general, carrying out activities to preserve cultural heritage, promoting and expressing their cultural identity and appreciating other peoples’ cultures. The schools receive support in the form of training, teachers’ toolkits, maps of heritage sites in the country and other learning aids. The heritage club members receive “Heritage Passports,” heritage inscribed pens, caps, t-shirts, bracelets and other motivational materials.