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  • Christmas at the Disabled Childrens Centre in Zamosc


    Christmas is a special time of the year for the children at the Disabled Children’s Centre in Zamosc, Poland, which has undergone an extensive renovation thanks to support from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.

  • Joining forces against corruption


    Media and civil society representatives from Hungary and Norway were gathered at an EEA and Norway Grants supported anti-corruption workshop in Budapest on the International Day against corruption on 9 December.

  • Ambassador excursion in Slovenia


    On 21 October, the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Ljubljana organised an informational excursion on the EEA and Norway Grants for Slovenia-based ambassadors from the Western Balkans and the 27 EU member states.

  • EEA and Norway Grants featured at POLEKO 2009


    Several EEA and Norway Grants funded environmental projects were presented at the POLEKO 2009 International Trade Fair in Environmental Protection in Poznan, Poland, on 24-27 November.

  • Creating cultural meeting places


    Cultural heritage preservation and cultural exchange projects provide new meeting places and play an important role in urban renewal and economic development by attracting tourists and investment, as well as forming a basis for local identity.

  • 15th century castle opened to the public


    Zywiec municipality in Poland has restored its 15th century old castle and the adjacent Habsburg Park in collaboration with the Norwegian Institute of Cultural Heritage Research, forming the basis for a new cultural tourism product and providing local residents with a new meeting place.

  • Re-creating Ibsen in Krakow and Oslo


    The Polish Cultural Exchange Fund of the EEA and Norway Grants has financed a Polish-Norwegian artistic exchange to make the works of Henrik Ibsen available to a wider audience.

  • Jewish life in Oslo and Wroclaw


    The Bente Kahan Foundation and the Wrocław Center for Jewish Culture and Education have been awarded a grant to organise a series of concerts and cultural events to spread information to the Norwegian and Polish public about Jewish culture and traditions.

  • Manor School becomes multi-use cultural centre


    During the last year, the 18th century Koigi Manor School in Estonia has been comprehensively renovated to offer better working conditions for pupils and teachers and a new exhibition space for the village`s cultural and social events.