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  • Bringing neighbours closer

    Bringing neighbours closer

    Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia–Lithuania Programme 2014–2020!

    About the programme
  • Bringing neighbours closer

    Bringing neighbours closer

    Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia–Lithuania Programme 2014–2020!

  • Bringing neighbours closer

    Bringing neighbours closer

    Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia–Lithuania Programme 2014–2020!

LLI-444 Sustainable Integration of Novel Solutions into Cultural Heritage Sites (NovelForHeritage)

Project intended to make Eleja Manor park and Žagare Manor park more attractive for tourists. Both parks have been projected by landscape architect and gardener G.Kuphalt, well known in the whole Europe in the turn of 19th – 20th century. Participation of Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies and Lithuanian Nature Heritage fund in the project added scientific and practical approaches that were of interest of landscaping professionals.

The objective of the project was to increase the tourism potential of cultural heritage objects – manor parks by adding contemporary approach, objects and services in classical manor parks.

Project activities included: preparation of research materials on G.Kuphaldt in digital format to be used for improvement of both parks` infrastructure; development of mobile application allowing visitors to navigate tourism sites in Eleja and Žagare; construction of exhibition hall in Eleja Manor park; development of interactive indoor exposition for visitors in Žagare Regional Park Visitors’ Centre with outdoor educational activities for pupils for learning cultural heritage and nature values and new walking routes – dendrological and landscape architecture – in Žagare Manor park; organization of open- air workshops in parks and seminars for wide range of professionals.

As a result of the project both manor parks became more attractive as tourism objects. New knowledge of parks management and infrastructure helps to increase the attractiveness of manor parks as tourism objects, interesting both for visitors with professional interest in landscaping and for general public.

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28 September 2020

Open air workshops took place in Eleja and Žagare

The three-day workshop within the cross-border project LLI-444 Sustainable Integration of Novel Solutions into Cultural Heritage Sites/ NovelForHeritage ended on 23rd September. Due to the current situation, communication and exchange of ideas with Lithuanian colleagues from Kaunas University of Forest and Environmental Engineering was organized remotely (both form Žagare and Kaunas), but Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies students presented their ideas for tourism development in Eleja Park. Besides five environmental objects were made and installed in Eleja Park. It is planned that similar installations will be made in Žagare park next year

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31 August 2020

Kick-off meeting of the project LLI 444 took place

With the participation of all partners project LLI 444 Sustainable Integration of Novel Solutions into Cultural Heritage Sites/ NovelForHeritage Kick off meeting together with Project Monitoring Committee and Project Implementation Group took place in Valdeka manor in Jelgava on 27th August.

During the Kick-off meeting overall information about project its aims and vision were given. Each partner presented its responsibilities and activities within the project. Timetable for the 1st and 2nd period was discussed in more details.

At the end of the visit project partners visited Eleja Manor park, where the guided excursion was organized. New exhibition hall will be constructed in the park within the project.

Project`s Lead partner is Jelgava Local Municipality, partners: Latvia University of Life sciences and Technologies, Directorate of Žagare Regional Park, Nature Heritage Fund.

The objective of the project is to increase the tourism potential of cultural heritage objects – manor parks by adding contemporary approach, objects and services in classical manor parks.

Project activities include: preparation of research materials on G.Kuphaldt in digital format to be used for improvement of both parks` infrastructure; development of mobile application allowing visitors to navigate the tourism sites in Eleja and Žagare; construction of exhibition hall in Eleja Manor park; development of interactive indoor exposition for visitors in Žagare Regional Park Visitors’ Centre with outdoor educational activities for pupils for learning cultural heritage and nature values and new walking routes – dendrological and landscape architecture – in Žagare Manor park; organization of open- air workshops in parks and seminars for wide range of professionals.

As a result of the project both manor parks will become more attractive as tourism objects. New knowledge of parks management and infrastructure will help to increase the attractiveness of manor parks as tourism objects, interesting both for visitors with professional interest in landscaping and for general public.

 

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During the project following activities took place:

Two expeditions to cultural heritage and nature objects (sites) projected by G.Kuphaldt in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia took place on 22-23 September, 2021 in Estonia and Rīga and on 24-25 May 2022 in Lithuania and Latvia. 32 persons: landscape architects, artisanals (gardeners), cultural heritage researchers, cultural heritage objects managers, tourist guides and municipal employees participated.

Two open air workshops for landscape architecture students in the Eleja and Žagare manor parks were organized in Eleja Manor park with 19 students from Kaunas Forestry and Environmental Engineering University of Applied Sciences and 20 students from University of Latvia’s Life Sciences and Technology University.

 

Research of historical materials and knowledge on G.Kuphaldt parks and gardens was done and set of materials created: https://www.lbtu.lv/sites/default/files/files/projects/Set_of_historical_materials_FINAL.pdf

The strategy, concept, visualisations and solutions for application of multimedia and digital technologies for the new exhibition hall in the Eleja Manor Park were developed:

Two new walking routes (the dendrological and landscape architecture) in Žagare Manor park prepared and compilated in the booklet:

https://zemaitijosstd.lrv.lt/uploads/zemaitijosstd/documents/files/D_T_2_1_2_%20Zagare_architektura_A4%20LT.pdf

https://zemaitijosstd.lrv.lt/uploads/zemaitijosstd/documents/files/D_T_2_1_2_%20Zagare_architektura_A4%20LV.pdf

https://zemaitijosstd.lrv.lt/uploads/zemaitijosstd/documents/files/D_T_2_1_2_%20Zagare_architektura_A4%20EN.pdf

https://zemaitijosstd.lrv.lt/uploads/zemaitijosstd/documents/files/FIN_demo7%20Zagare_dendrolog_A4%20LT.pdf

https://zemaitijosstd.lrv.lt/uploads/zemaitijosstd/documents/files/FIN_demo6%20Zagare_dendrolog_A4%20LV.pdf

https://zemaitijosstd.lrv.lt/uploads/zemaitijosstd/documents/files/FIN_demo6%20Zagare_dendrolog_A4%20EN.pdf

Interactive indoor exposition with educational programmes in VR format for Žagare Manor Park was developed.

Outdoor educational programme for Žagare Manor Park for learning cultural heritage and nature values developed:

https://zemaitijosstd.lrv.lt/uploads/zemaitijosstd/documents/files/ZAGARE_PDF_01.pdf

50 informative-educational stands were placed in Žagare Manor Park about cultural heritage, architectural and dendrological objects.

Brochure on Eleja and Žagare cultural heritage sites – manor parks and G.Kuphaldt heritage was produced:

https://www.jelgavasnovads.lv/lv/media/669/download?attachment

https://www.jelgavasnovads.lv/lv/media/670/download?attachment

https://www.jelgavasnovads.lv/lv/media/671/download?attachment

https://www.jelgavasnovads.lv/lv/media/672/download?attachment

Extended travel route itinerary and maps capturing the circle route of Jelgava, Dobele, Tērvete, Žagare, Joniškis, Eleja, outlining main points of interest, nature and culture heritage, information on local services availability were prepared:

https://www.jelgavasnovads.lv/lv/media/25713/download?attachment

https://www.jelgavasnovads.lv/lv/media/25716/download?attachment

https://www.jelgavasnovads.lv/lv/media/25719/download?attachment

Promotional trip for LV and LT journalists, tourism operators and culture and nature bloggers to the manor parks was organized on 22 September, 2022. with 12 participants.

Two seminars for professionals: landscape architects, cultural heritage and nature sites managers, researchers, historians, artisanals (gardeners) took place online on 1 and 14 December,2021.

Exhibition hall (415.3 m2) in Eleja Manor Park was constructed and opened on 20 October, 2022. alongside with the final event of the project.

Interactive indoor exposition about G.Kuphaldt and Žagare Manor Park was developed.

Last updated: 29.05.2024 10:45