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Analiza i próba podsumowania 17 lat działalności Euroregionu Pradziad w zakresie ochrony dziedzictwa kulturowego
Analysis and attempt of summing up 17 years of Euroregion Praded’s activity concerning preservation of cultural heritage

Author(s): Wiesław Drobek, Ewa Dawidejt-Drobek
Subject(s): Museology & Heritage Studies
Published by: Państwowy Instytut Naukowy - Instytut Śląski w Opolu
Keywords: non-material heritage; material heritage; Euroregiona Praded; cultural memory; commercialization hazard;

Summary/Abstract: The authors take up some problems, i. e. the role of Euroregion in terms of preservation of cultural heritage, activities connected with protection of non-material and material cultural heritage signed by Euroregion Praded logo or logo of Operating Program of Transborder Polish – Czech Cooperation, lo- cal or cross-border heritage’s dimension of projects; common initiatives and different cultural memory issue at both sides of the border. On the base of conducted analysis, the authors assume that cultural heritage preservation in Euro- region Praded is one of aspects that are aimed at social integration or supports economical growth via tourism development. The role of Euroregion Praded in the sphere of protection of the material heritage basically limits to promoting the heritage, especially monuments as tourist attractions. The authors underline that instrumental approach may carry the risk of commercialization hazard, as well as, submitting attractiveness on authenticity. In the case study of cycle route called “Along the witch trail at the Polish-Czech borderland”, the authors indicate that common project enabled reinterpreta- tion of Nysa’s duchy of Wrocław’s bishops heritage, however the way of presenting and interpretation of this heritage is different at both sides of the border.

  • Issue Year: 2014
  • Issue No: 75
  • Page Range: 51-69
  • Page Count: 19
  • Language: Polish