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Via Benedictina – Benedictine heritage in Central Europe

Aim of the project is to create the route „Via Benedictina” presenting benedictine monasteries (current and former) in Central Europe. Integration of different centers researching and promoting  benedictine heritage in Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and Hungary is the main objective of the project.

Till 15 th of August: Photo competition Via Benedicitina


3-4.04.2014 – Seminar in Braumov

The goal of the Seminar in Broumov is to exchange experiences between scholars of the Benedictine heritage (historians, art historians, archaeologists) and monastery representatives.  It is an opportunity to see what the main objects of research are and how to create space for transboundary research taking into consideration common features of monasteries in this part of Europe. The seminar will also serve to exchange experiences in promoting Benedictine heritage among tourists and developing a good information base for them.

05.2014 – 08.2014 – announcement of the competition and promotion

08.2014 – the results of the photo contest

09.2014 – opening of the exhibition at the Benedictine Abbey in Tyniec, promotion of the new page The exhibition will travel after the end of the project.


Agency for Broumov region development (Czech Republic)

Hungarian Benedictine Congregation the Archabbey of Pannonhalma (Hungary)

Matej Bel University in Banska Bystrica (Slovakia)

Institute of Art History Jagiellonian University (Poland)

Institute of Philosophy Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (Czech Republic)