Other Initiatives

Title Description Keywords
Syrian Cultural House To promote a greater understanding of the Syrian cause and culture by presenting cross-cultural social programs to diverce audiance. Intangible heritage
Syrian Stone Masonry This British Council project will provide a group of Syrian and Jordanian trainees with traditional stonemasonry skills that can be used to repair conflict-affected heritage buildings. Intangible heritage
Preserving Syrian Heritage This project aims to train Syrians in digital documentation techniques in order to digitally document heritage sites at risk. Documentation
Hekkaya Heritage Initiative The Hekkaya Heritage Initiative aims to facilitate a new relationship between locals and their heritage, and to make both tangible and intangible heritage of benefit to local communities. Intangible heritage
Seenaryo Seenaryo is a non-profit arts and education organisation that works with Syrian and Palestinian refugees in Lebanon. We empower refugees by enabling them to create high quality art. Intangible heritage, Art
Building Conservation Capacity in Syria World Monuments Fund Secures £536,000 to train Syrian Refugees in Heritage Conservation Skills from the British Council’s Cultural Protection Fund. Conservation, Reconstruction
#AssessingPalmyra: evaluate destructions with the aid of new technologies to save an important World Heritage site After two missions in April 2016 and in April 2017, Iconem starts an ambitious survey exploiting the immense visual documentation collected on the site. Palmyra, Archaeological sites
Refugee Music Project Presenting artists in refugee camps through song and performance Traditional music, Intangible heritage
Timeless Tales: anthology with 21 folktales told by Syrian refugees The swedish NGO Cultural Heritage without Borders, Fabula Storytelling (a Swedish storytelling company) and the Hakaya Network gathered 250 traditional oral tales from Syrian refugees. Intangible heritage
Restoration of Syrian Monuments by Orague National Museum The National Museum in Prague, in collaboration with the DGAM, engaged in the rescue and restoration of archaeological and historical artifacts in Syria. Archaeology, Museum, Restoration