"Historic Ships of the Baltic Sea" protecting European floating heritage


The poster exhibition “Historic Ships of the Baltic Sea” aims primarily at raising public awareness and highlighting the cultural importance of the floating heritage of the Baltic Sea countries. The project is also highlighting the need of promotion of maritime culture, its diversity and meaning for past, present and future of European culture.
International cooperation between 9 Nordic and Baltic countries will result in the interesting poster exhibition prepared in 500 sets, in each 12 posters. The Working Group on Coastal Culture and Maritime Heritage of the Baltic States is responsible for the project. The Chairman of the Group, dr Robert Domżał, is the project's leader. WG members are connected with the museums as well as National Heritage Boards and have used workshops, meetings, seminars and exchange programmes to address their aims.

Niveau d’intervention géographique

  • International
  • Régional


  • Promouvoir une connaissance mutuelle de la diversité culturelle, ethnique, linguistique, religieuse
  • Renforcer l'éducation de qualité et le développement de compétences interculturelles

Pays bénéficiaire (s) / Groupes cibles

  • Museums
  • Schools, universities
  • Maritime groups of interest
  • Youth

Principaux partenaires

-Kotka Maritime Museum
-Leena Koivisto, National Board of Antiquities, Site Management, Pori
-Hannu Mattika, National Board of Antiquities, Maritime Museum of Finland, Helsinki
-Erkki Härö, National Board of Antiquities, Monuments and Sites, Helsinki
-Harald Hamre, Director of Stavanger Maritime Museum
-Kate Newland, Stavanger Maritime Museum (Secretary of Working Group)
-Eivind Lande, Directorate for Cultural Heritage, Oslo
-Jerzy Litwin, Director of the Polish Maritime Museum, Gdansk
-Robert Domzal (Chairman of Working Group)
-Morten Hahn-Pedersen, Director of the Fisheries and Maritime Museum, Esjberg
-Urmas Dresen, Director of the Estonian Maritime Museum, Tallinn
-Michael Paarman, Regional Curator for Heritage Protection, Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel
-Armands Vijups, Deputy-Director, Ventspils Museum
-Jonas Genys, Director of the History Museum of Lithuania Minor, Klaipeda
-Laisvunas Kavaliaskas, Department of Heritage Protection, Klaipeda
-Kersti Berggren, National Heritage Board, Stockholm
-Claes Wollentz, Swedish National Maritime Museum, Stockholm

Nom de l’organisation / Entité responsable principale

Polish Maritime Museum

01/10/2009 - 31/10/2010