On 12 March of this year, the Director of the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk met with Eugen Sava, PhD hab., Director of the National Museum of History of Moldova and with Alexandru Chirilenco, Director of the Military Museum of Moldova. The first order of business was a visit to the National Museum of History of Moldova and meeting with Eugen Sava, the Museum’s Director.
A visit in the European Parliament and a meeting with Anna Fotyga, MEP, who had invited the Museum’s employees and volunteers to Belgium, constituted the highlight of the trip. However, prior to the visit and the meeting, the participants of the trip had had a chance to see two of the most interesting cities in Belgium as regards history and architecture – Brussels and Bruges.
The grand opening of the temporary exhibition entitled “Lost Heritage” was held in the Museum of the Second World War. The exhibition is open to the public until 23rd June 2019 in the Temporary Exhibitions Room (level -3).
The exhibition is held under the honorary patronage of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage, Mr Jarosław Sellin, and the International Committee of the Blue Shield.
Why do we need a cultural heritage? It becomes more and more considered to be a strategical resource in the 21st century. Cities develop various heritage projects like investments, festivals and exhibitions, creating their value, attracting new inhabitants, investors and tourists.
On Sunday, February 17th, the theatre hall of St. Clement Maria Hofbauer Church in Essen (Germany) hosted the European premiere of the Second World War Museum produced play „They fought evil with good”. The play is an effect of the „Changing the perspective” project, in which children are participants as well as actors.