PRISHTINË/PRIŠTINA, 26 July 2012 – The OSCE Mission, the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, the Archaeological Institute and the Museum of Kosovo will host tomorrow a visit to the ancient Roman and Byzantine settlement of Ulpiana to present excavated artefacts and mark the conclusion of a multi-ethnic archaeological youth camp.
The OSCE Mission has been supporting the organization of the archaeological youth camp over the past nine years in line with its mandate to promote inter-community dialogue and cultural heritage protection. This year, in addition to young people from different parts of Kosovo, young people from the South-Eastern European region also joined the two-week camp and the visits to cultural heritage sites in Pejë/Peć, Prizren and Novo Brdo/Novobërdë.
Acting Director of the OSCE Mission’s Department of Human Rights and Communities, Hjortur Sverrisson; Director of the Cultural Heritage Department in the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, Vjollca Aliu; Director of the Archeological Institute, Enver Rexha; and Director of the Museum of Kosovo, Shafi Gashi, will speak at the event.
Media are cordially invited to be at the Ulpiana site at 11:00 on Friday, 27 July 2012.