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Exhibition explores ways to keep ‘cultural memory’ alive

30 Jul 2019

The exhibition displays 15 highlights of Germany’s Cultural Preservation Programme, a German embassy statement said, adding that the exhibits range from the restoration of an open-air museum on the site of the Sun Temple of Heliopolis in Egypt to the creation of a sound archive in Afghanistan.

In Jordan, the exhibition displays cultural awareness programs in the ancient city of Gadara (modern-day Umm Qais), one of the country’s most important cultural monuments.

This exhibition showcases the restoration and conservation of historic buildings and objects, which includes assistance in the repair and conservation of world heritage sites, collection and documentation of oral traditions such as music and literature, documentation of endangered sites; training and education of restorers, archivists, scientists, and museum staff.

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