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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. Such naturally occurring villages are the oldest of their structure, so Open Air Museum of Lithuania, through the European Economic Area and the Norwegian Financial Mechanism, had a wonderful opportunity to sort out these authentic farmhouses. On 16 November 2016 the event was established which was as a conclusion of the Project. The event was attended by the mayor of Ignalina Henrikas Šiaudinis, Highland National Park and Labanoras Regional Park Director Gedas Kukanauskas, relevant employees and local communities.

 

The museum’s director V. Reipaitė thanked everyone who contributed to the project and together with Ignalina‘s mayor and director of the park drew a near-future plans for village actualization. The architect of the museum Ruslanas Aranauskas thoroughly acquainted with management workflow and detailed the key solutions.  Project training and publicity activities coordinator Emilija Dabregaitė introduced the public with eco movements in villages all around the world and Lithuania. After that R. Aranauskas held a short tour around Salos village and told more about the results of this project.

 

The project was financed by the European Economic Area support and Lithuanian state funds under the Ministry of Culture, the implementation of a program of cultural and natural heritage preservation and revitalization.

 

 

 

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