2nd Forget Heritage Info Day at Ústí nad Labem

At  Public Hall Hraničář, Usti nad Labem held they 2nd Forget Heritage Info Day with public conference “Socio-economic impact of cultural organizations in the local environment”. 

The public conference “Socio-economic impact of cultural organizations in the local environment” was organized by Association Public Hall Hraničář. It was the second part of the international conference “Border network as a cultural catalyst”. The first part of the conference was held in Dresden on 15 May 2019.
Director of Association Public Hall Hraničář, MgA. Aleš Loziak, welcomed all the present participants at the meeting. He also introduced the conference program:
Meetings, networking and network presentations and actors
The morning part of the conference was focused on a rather professional part of the audience. An important presentation was the output of Mirek Koranda on topic "The influence of culture on the development of the region". This presentation was also intended for the city's political leadership. Besides this presentation, this block was filled with mutual sharing of knowledge among representatives of individual cultural actors from Czech Republic and Germany.

Public conference: Why invest in culture in the region?
The second part of the conference was intended for the general public. The main point of the afternoon program was two presentations: Barbora Tóthová from Košice talked about "How does the cultural network in Slovakia work" and Dita Eibenová talked about “Ostrava and the European Capital City of Culture”.

Get-together, Museum and gallery night
After the conference, a museum and gallery night followed. Visitors could choose how to spend the evening. The association Public Hall Hraničář organized an outdoor theater performance and a classical music concert. After dark, a video projection called North Bohemia was launched.


The Forget Heritage project had its own stand dedicated to the presentation of the Forget Heritage project. The stand was available to visitors throughout the forenoon program. All participants were given an information leaflet on the project. About half of the participating citizens were interested in the project more deeply. These citizens were presented with the objectives, budget, timetable and pilot action of the project.
The project team was also available to visitors during the afternoon program, because the team also attended the conference.