Educational workshop on heritage interpretation

first_imgFrom March 31 to April 2, 2017 in Ogulin at the Hotel Frankopan will be held an educational workshop on the interpretation of heritage organized by Visitor center Ivana’s fairytale house, Croatian Association for Heritage Interpretation and the company Muze doo with the support of the Ministry of Culture.The educational workshop on heritage interpretation is intended for tourist guides, museologists, curators, nature conservationists, leaders of tourist boards, heads of tourist agencies, employees of interpretation centers and anyone who wants to develop excellence and efficiency in interpreting Croatian natural and cultural heritage.The goal of the workshop is professionalization and development of the profession, in two ways. In the theoretical part, top lecturers and experts in the field of heritage interpretation, interpretive planning and cultural tourism will talk about defining heritage interpretation, its main principles, role and importance in the cultural, economic and sociological development of the community.Photo: Batana EcomuseumIn the practical part, the participants will clearly see that the interpretation is by no means a brief presentation of the facts, but above all an enchanting and intriguing game with countless heritage meanings. In order to witness this, as part of the program, participants will visit the Ivana’s Fairytale House Visitor Center, as a good example from the practice of heritage interpretation. The center is also the main host of the workshop, which with its team, led by the director Ankica Puškarić, in the fairytale Ogulin, the homeland of fairy tales, will host more than 40 participants, lecturers and workshop leaders for this occasion.The lecturers at the workshop are top experts in the field of heritage interpretation and interpretive planning, museology and cultural tourism: the president and co-founder of the Croatian Association for Heritage Interpretation, prof. dr. sc. Darko Babić, vice president and co-founder of the Croatian Association for Heritage Interpretation and director of Muze doo consulting and management in culture and tourism, Dragana Lucija Ratković Aydemir, vice president and co-founder of the Croatian Association for Heritage Interpretation mr. sc. Vlasta Klarić, CEO of Interpret Europe, Thorsten Ludwig, and heritage interpreter and owner of Secret Zagreb, Iva Silla.WORKSHOP PROGRAMlast_img