On 25 March 2017,
Balkan Heritage Foundation staff attended the
'Heritage Days in Niš' conference organized by the Institute for
Protection of Cultural Monument Niš Foundation and architect Aleksandar
Radovic. The event gathered experts from around the Balkan region to
exchange experiences and raise awareness of the importance of cultural heritage
Presentations included: documentary
film "Memories from the Ashes", book discussions, and lectures on the
challenges faced to protect and preserve fortresses and the resulting work on
them. Additionally, organizations that support cultural heritage
initiatives provided overviews of their work.
BHF CEO Ivan Vasilev also presented
at the conference. He provided an outline of the mission and work of the
Balkan Heritage Foundation including field schools and educational projects.