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Ethnographic village of Salos

Welcome to the rebuilt village of Salos!

Welcome to the rebuilt village of Salos!

Etnoachitectual village Salos (Ignalina disrict) is surrounded by forests and lakes, on the shore of Alksnas. The picturesque location in erratic village is one of the few of its kind remaining villages in Lithuania. Read more...

Open Doors day in Salos

Open Doors day in Salos

On 5th June an Open Doors day event in Salos took a place – the visitors were introduced with intermediate results of restorations works of the Project, a variety of wooded buildings restoration methods. Also, guest were invited to listen to a wonderful performance of folk ensembles “Čiulbutė” and “Linago”. Read more...

About the project

About the project

Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania, the Central Project Management Agencyand Open air museum of Lithuania based on the European Economic Area FinancialMechanism of cultural and natural heritage conservation and revitalization program, havesigned agreement of the project “Restoration and revitalization of two farmsteads inethnographic village of Salos”. More information about the European Economic AreaFinancial Mechanism you can find on website http://eeagrants.org/ and more informationabout the project is here. Read more...

There were trainings for wooden heritage craftsmen in Open air museum of Lithuania

There were trainings for wooden heritage craftsmen in Open air museum of Lithuania

On 21st -26th September 2015 the trainings for wooden heritage craftsmen were organized in Open Air Museum of Lithuania. Trainings were organized as the activity of the running project „Restoration and revitalization of two farmsteads in ethnographic village of Salos“ (No. EEE-LT06-KM-01-K-01-099), which is supported by the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism, the Republic of Lithuania and the Open Air Museum of Lithuania. Read more...

The action in Salos village have begun

The action in Salos village have begun

In November 2015 the contract of 6 buildings restoration with building company „Lakaja“were signed. A larger homestead, which consists of 5 buildings - a cottage, barn with stables, barn, the other barn and sauna will be preserved with authentic architecture and interior. The smaller homestead will be restored based on the best examples of old buildings restoration and good practice of Norwegian craftsmen. Read more...

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