Duration: 2012–2014

Project coordinator: Rimantė Tamoliūnienė, email r.tamoliuniene@kvb.lt

Aims of the project: to introduce the public to the historical, landscape and urban heritage of the cities and towns situated by Nemunas by strengthening cultural consciousness of the local population and by revealing the attractiveness and uniqueness of the region.

Short summary: Kaunas County Public Library aimed to effectively and attractively present a wide panorama of the panemunė towns’ and cities’ historical, landscape and urban heritage by using postcards, photos and other archival documents published before 1945. Prepared in 2012, a mobile exhibition presents 25 panemunė towns and cities that impart a major importance to our statehood as well as cultural history and are situated in the territories of the present Lithuania, Belarus and Russia. The postcards and photos vividly illustrate the uniqueness, everyday-life, celebrations, urban and natural heritage as well as prominent people of the settlements. It is also has been released the representative publication, complemented by modern panoramic photography taken from the sky and images of the most important objects.

Financial support: Lithuanian Council for Culture.

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