Map of the adriatic territories involved in HERA cultural valorisation project
Inauguration of “Marubi” National Museum of Photography
On May 9th 2016, in Shkodra, on Europe Day, the “Marubi” National Museum of Photography was inaugurated. Participants in the opening ceremony were the Prime Minister of Albania, Mr. Edi Rama, the Minister of Culture, Mrs. Mirela Kumbaro, Deputy Prime Minister, Mr. Niko Peleshi, Minister of Defence, Mrs. Kodheli, Minister of State for Local Issues, Mr. Bledi Çuçi, the Executive Director of the Albanian Development Fund, Mr. Benet Beci, representatives of donors who enabled the establishment of the museum, representatives of the diplomatic corps, regional deputies, representatives of the Shkodra Municipality and the District and numerous residents of Shkodra.
Roman Rimini Visitor Center project opening
Arimini Caput Viarum is the name of the innovative Roman Rimini Visitor Center project.
From the 19th of april 2016, the deconsecrated church of Santa Maria ad Nives (the headquarters of the Provincial Council until 2015) on Corso d’Augusto 235, hosts a multimedia tour-exhibition that will enable the visitor to learn, share and interact with the cultural heritage of Roman Rimini with the aid of While the ancient Ariminum was the primary Caput Viarum during Roman and Malatesta times, the Visitor Center has the ambitious goal of becoming the Caput Viarum of a cultural and tourist experience, a "magnifying glass" on the cultural beauty of the area and a first introduction to the many cultural routes that Roman The Visitor Center is both an information office, an educational and interpretation center with exhibition areas, a bookshop, interactive areas for children, "experience amplifiers" and a multipurpose space for conferences and conventions.
Marubi Virtual museum
Albanian Development fund implemented the creation of the virtual museum in the Marubi Centre of Shkodra (Albania). The Marubi archives are considered one of the most important photographic heritages in all Balkans. The project consisted in archiving, cataloguing and digitalization of photographic archives, and the creation of a webpage for the promotion and presentation of these archives to visitors wishing to discover more about the cultural identity and history of Albania through involvement in a visual journey of photography.