KYIV. Aug 29 (Interfax-Ukraine) – Ukraine and Poland are discussing a project in museum and cultural cooperation with the cost of EUR 1.7 million that could be implemented within cross-border cultural cooperation, the press service of Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze has reported.
During her working visit to Lviv Klympush-Tsintsadze met Chairman of Lviv Regional Council Oleksandr Hanuschyn, representatives of Lviv Regional Council and Lviv Regional Administration.
The interlocutors, in particular, discussed the possibility of creating a joint Ukrainian-Polish museum space within cross-border cultural cooperation. The project cost is EUR 1.742 million. With the European money support, this amount can be injected into preserving and promoting the joint Polish and Ukrainian cultural heritage, museum environment, a high-quality museum product and improving Ukrainian-Polish cultural communication,” the press service said.
In particular, the project provides for the restoration of the Korniakt Palace (Royal Kamienica or townhouse), the preparation for holding joint exhibitions, trainings and roundtables for museum workers in Lviv and Lublin, internships for restorers, and work on the strategy for development of cooperation between the museums of Lviv and Lublin.
The press service said that these measures are considered as part of the program of Poland-Belarus-Ukraine cross-border cooperation for 2014-2020. The total cost of the program is EUR 201.39 million, of which EUR 183 million are EU funds, which can be used to support projects.