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NEWS | Symposium “Prehistoric Rock Art in Europe-Georgia: from the site to the tourist uses”

Symposium “Prehistoric Rock Art in Europe-Georgia: from the site to the tourist uses”

17 July, 2019
An international symposium “Prehistoric Rock Art in Europe-Georgia: from the site to the tourist uses” is taking place in Tbilisi, Georgia on 16-17 July. The symposium is organized by the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture, and Sport of Georgia and the National Agency for Cultural Heritage Preservation of Georgia in collaboration with the Council of Europe and the Prehistoric Rock Art Trails Association.

Within the scope of the symposium, seminars and meetings are organized to exchange experience on the management of the art of first Europeans, prehistoric rock paintings and engravings. Issues regarding methodology, documentation, protection and socio-cultural uses of the rock art sites are highlights of the symposium, along with the case studies of rock art management in open-air sites in Vale do Côa (Portugal), Gobustan (Azerbaijan), and Trialeti (Georgia).

Since 2010 Prehistoric Rock Art Trails is a certified Cultural Route of the Council of Europe. Six countries Spain, Azerbaijan, France, Portugal, Italy and Georgia are members of this network.


 
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Cultural Routes of Georgia

Cultural Routes of Georgia supports the promotion and popularization of Georgia’s historic and cultural values, as well as the creation of new initiatives and innovative projects in the field of culture and cultural tourism.






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